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Drop SquadForrest City Drop Squad boxing club members Joseph Walker and Donte Summers each medaled in their respective weight divisions at the recently held Golden Gloves competition in North Little Rock. Both fighters are in their first year of competition. Photo by Fred Conley.
Valley View opened the conference portion of its baseball schedule, sweeping a 5A-East Conference doubleheader from Forrest City, 15-4 and 11-1, to improve to 7-4 overall on the young season.
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Palestine-Wheatley’s Drake Fowler and Jarrett Westmoreland combined to no-hit Clarendon Tuesday in a 16-1 win over the Lions in a 6AA Conference doubleheader played at Palestine.
The Palestine-Wheatley junior high track teams ran Tuesday at the Magnet Cove Junior Panther relays.
Playing for the first time in almost two weeks, the Forrest City Mustangs finally returned to the diamond on Monday for a nonconference game at McCrory.
Palestine-Wheatley jumped out to an early lead over the Barton Bears and rolled to an easy 18-0 nonconference win in a game played Monday at Barton.
Johnathon Estes carried Palestine-Wheatley to an 8-7 victory over Rivercrest in a game played Saturday at Valley View High School, part of the Xtra Innings Classic.
Prep baseball schedule
The Palestine-Wheatley Patriots baseball team suffered its first loss of the season Thursday, despite an outstanding day on the mound and at the plate by Jacob Jumper.