Weather creating more problems for area basketball teams

Just when it looked like prep basketball schedules might be a little closer to getting back to normal, another round of winter weather has moved in to cause more problems keeping teams on ice again tonight.

Teams trying to make up games

With four games left to play, the Forrest City Mustangs could be facing a long and busy week next week.

Loss to Paragould drops FC to second

Paragould’s Brandon Clifford scored 47 points to lead the Rams to an 84-81 victory over the Mustangs Friday in a 5A-East Conference game played at Paragould. The win gave Paragould the conference season sweep over Forrest City. The Rams beat the Mustangs 67-63 last month at Mustang Arena giving Paragould the two victories by a total of seven points. With Paragould’s win over the Mustangs and Valley View’s win over Greene County Tech Friday, Forrest City slips to second place in the 5A-East Conference standings at 8-2, while Valley View takes over sole ownership of first place, sitting at 9-1. The Blazers will be on top alone at least until … Continued