Palestine-Wheatley School superintendent Jon Estes has been elected as the Activity District 6 Representative on the Arkansas Activities Association Board of Directors.
State qualifiersThe 5A-East Conference track champions Forrest City Mustangs qualified for and ran today at the Class 5A State Meet at Hot Springs. In the top photo, the Mustangs are, front row, from left, Kendriel Johnson, Garrett Slaughter, Dontaye Summers and Leon Smith. Sitting on the back row, from left, are: Cedrick Hall, Trevor Driver, Antonie Wilson, Arthur Dale, Kavion Summerville, William Tinzie, Derrick Parker and Stephen Lane. In the bottom photo, the Forrest City Lady Mustang qualifiers for today’s Class 5A State meet on the front row, from left, are Tamera McDaniel, Karmen Graham, Destiney Summers and Alexandria Moody. Sitting on the back row, from left, are Quavotta Foster, Caitlyn Dorsey, Mya Green, Chanetra Wright, Ty Norment, Mercedes Penn and Jaisha Jones. Not pictured is Kourtney Blanchett. The Lady Mustangs finished second at the 5A-East Conference track meet last week. Photos by Fred Conley
Tonight’s youth baseball games for the 8-under, 10-under and 12-under teams in the Palestine Youth Baseball program have been cancelled.
Forrest City not only earned its first conference wins of the season Tuesday at Blytheville, the Mustangs notched their first varsity wins of the season by sweeping the Chickasaws 3-1 and 9-4.
The Forrest City Mustangs scored nine, first-place finishes Tuesday at the West Memphis Classic track meet hosted by West Memphis High School and for the second time in less than a week, finished second behind Jonesboro.
Luke Shafer came through for Bald Knob Monday to lead the Bulldogs to a 7-2 non-conference win over Palestine-Wheatley in a game played at Palestine’s Sports Complex.
After picking up his second win of the season on Friday, Forrest City native Barrett Astin was back on the mound Monday night pitching the final two innings of Pensacola’s 5-2 loss to Biloxi.
The East Central Arkansas Razorback Club’s annual Rally and Fundraiser Banquet will be held Thursday, April 28, at the EACC Fine Arts Center.
It was everything an all-star game should be.
A seven-run, third inning explosion helped spur the Palestine-Wheatley Patriots to a 12-2 win in five innings over Brinkley in a 6AA Conference game played Friday at the Palestine Sports Complex.