Forrest City Lady Mustangs basketball coach Erica Smith Taylor has been so nervous about Saturday’s preseason jamboree games at JA Fair that she has changed her hair three times already this week.
Drawing a crowdJacksonville’s Laquawn Smith (3) shoots over Forrest City’s Tarik Jones (42) while Forrest City’s Montee Randle (23), left, and Trajan Norment (3) help out against Jacksonville’s Marice Lambert (23) center in a game played Friday at the Searcy Bank Classic. Jacksonville won the game 101-98 in overtime. Forrest City will open play Thursday at the Rumble on the Ridge. Photo by Fred Conley.
The Forrest City Junior Mustangs have been chasing the 5A-East Conference title since day one of summer drills.
The Palestine-Wheatley Patriots, already eliminated from postseason, will finish out the regular season tonight when they travel to Hazen to take on the Hornets.
BATESVILLE – Four former Lyon College athletes and a Kilted Army member who has given countless hours and donations to the college will be inducted into the Lyon College Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Nov. 14.
After 40 years of wilderness wanderings, the Hot Springs Lakeside Rams football team has finally reached the promised land.
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For a second straight year, Curt Coleman picked up the Forrest City Mustangs golf program’s annual Rauth Award given each year to the most improved player, best teammate and the hardest worker, and the Outstanding Mustang Award, given to the player based on low stroke average for the season.
The Forrest City Mustangs just might get to play Watson Chapel after all.
As the prep football season winds down, the prep basketball season is just getting started.
Luke Chapman and Devontae Pounds each scored two rushing touchdowns to help Wynne (5-4, 5-1 in the 5A-East) beat Forrest City Friday night at Sam Smith Stadium.