The Pensacola Blue Wahoos snapped a four game losing streak Wednesday with a 10-4 victory over the Mobile BayBears at Hank Aaron Stadium.
WaitingAn unidentified Forrest City defender (29) waits to make the tackle on a Des Arc running back during the final team camp of the season for Forrest City Tuesday at Stuttgart. The Mustangs will officially begin summer drills on Monday, Aug. 1, and will open the 2016 season on Sept. 2, at West Memphis. Submitted Photo
Once a Mustang, always a Mustang.
Just over two weeks ago, the Batesville Bandits All-Star team, won the second Fellowship of Christian Athletes Machine Pitch Tournament held at Palestine’s Sports Complex by defeating the host team Palestine All-Stars 12-11.
Separated by 10 years in age didn’t matter Saturday as Tommy Williams and Marcus Britt combined for a three-point shooting barrage in the second half of the Men’s Mustang Alumni basketball game played at Mustang Arena.
Forrest City native Barrett Astin went two and two-thirds innings in relief Sunday night in Pensacola’s 5-0 home loss to Chattanooga.
The Palestine All-Stars finished ninth out of 43 teams at the 8-under state machine pitch tournament played at the Lonoke Sports Complex.
Saturday at Mustang Arena, Mustang basketball fans will have a chance to relive the past when some of Forrest City’s best players from the past two decades return for a pair of alumni games to benefit the current junior high basketball program.
Alumni Women’s Game, Alumni Men’s Game
Forrest City’s John Thompson says after 30-plus years of coaching college football, for now, his coaching days are over. However, the little gleam in Thompson’s eye says “never say never.”
The Arkansas Sonic Boom Track Club qualified two of its team members for the National AAU Junior Olympics this past weekend through competition at the AAU Region 16 Track Meet in Lawrence, Kan.