Left fielder Jesse Winker hit the Pensacola Blue Wahoos first grand slam of the season when he took Montgomery Biscuits starter Jaime Schultz’s fastball deep to left field with one out.
Conder tournament championsFrom left, the team of Tyler Thompson, Matt Howton, Bubba Lindsey and Cody Flowers, shot a two-day 104 to finish first in the championship flight at the 15th annual Johnathan Conder Memorial Golf Tournament played Saturday and Sunday at Forrest City Country Club. The team shot a 50 on Saturday and followed with a round of 54 on Sunday to take the 10-stroke victory. Howton, Lindsey and Flowers are former Forrest City Mustang players. Thompson is from Jonesboro. Howton, Flowers and Lindsey teamed with Bill Carter to win the 2013 tournament. Howton, Flowers and Thompson teamed with Carter to win the 2011 tournament. The team of Tom Cole III, John Harbin, Zac Whittenton and Logan Lackey won the tournament’s first flight. Photo by Fred Conley.
Palestine’s JV Patriots fell twice over he weekend, losing to Stuttgart 10-8 in seven innings on Sunday at Lonoke despite scoring eight runs on 11 hits.
Paige Laws led a large group of Forrest City runners and walkers by winning the overall female division of Saturday’s St. Francis Veterans 5K Walk/Run race.
Former Nashville High School Scrapper football coach Billy Laird, 71, died Thursday, June 11 at the Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport.
The teams and participants are in place for the 53rd edition of the annual Men’s Four-Ball Invitational Tournament set for Saturday and Sunday, July 11-12, at the Forrest City Country Club.
Erica Smith Taylor held her first organized summer basketball practice Tuesday at Mustang Arena.
At the first 7-on-7 event of the summer, Rich Trail’s Mustangs put together a perfect 4-0 day in games played Tuesday at Wynne’s Yellowjacket Stadium.
It’s been a three-year journey for Ryan Laster to get from Claiborne Academy in Haynesville, La., to Lee Academy in Marianna, Ark.
JONESBORO — Just as it did Monday night, weather interrupted the Xtra Innings Summer Classic on Tuesday, but didn’t entirely stop the teams from taking the field.
No matter where you play the ball in your stance, you must press your hands forward of the ball for your iron shots.