Marco Avant poured in 17 points Monday night to help lead the Forrest City Junior Mustangs past Blytheville 50-30 in a junior boys basketball game played at Mustang Arena.
Playing defenseForrest City's Tykeia Edwards (22) defends against a Paragould Lady Rams player in Tuesday's first round 5A East conference tournament game played at Valley View. Paragould won the game 76-51 to advance to the Class 5A state tournament. The loss ended the season for the Lady Mustangs. Photo by Fred Conley
In the first conference meeting of the year at Paragould, Forrest City fell just short on the Rams home court, losing 51-49.
The big question for Forrest City’s Lady Mustangs tonight will be which Paragould team will show up at Mustang Arena for tonight’s blended conference game.
The New England Patriots have some more catching up to do.
Palestine-Wheatley senior Antwan Dawson accumulated 28 points to finish as runner-up for the High Point Award at the Class 1A/2A/3A/4A combined indoor track and field state meet held Friday and Saturday at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville
When former Palestine-Wheatley head football coach Charles Sartin resigned that position prior to the start of the 2016 prep football season, P-W assistant coach Tommie Wells was named interim coach for the year.
Forrest City had reason to celebrate Friday after defeating Valley View 79-67 at Jonesboro.
Hoping to gain their first sweep over a conference opponent tonight, the Forrest City Mustangs will travel to Valley View to face the Blazers a second time this season.
After struggling through the first half of Thursday’s junior boys basketball game at Wynne, the Forrest City Junior Mustangs played an inspired second half which resulted in a 60-37 win.
Montee Randle’s first season at ASU-Midsouth Community College ended sooner than the former Forrest City Mustang basketball standout had anticipated.