Looking, waitingAn East Arkansas Equipment player looks for a pitch to hit in a 10-under machine pitch girls softball game played tat the Palestine Sports Complex. The East Arkansas Equipment team defeated Clarendon 9-7. Photo by Fred Conley
Rather quietly, the Forrest City Mustangs took care of business Tuesday by winning the Class 5A State Championship at Reese Memorial Stadium in Hot Springs.
After working through five tough, injury-riddled football seasons at Arkansas, Forrest City graduate Davyon “Sleepy” McKinney survived and is looking forward to the next chapter of his post-collegiate career.
The one thing Forrest City Mustang track coach Donnie Willis has carried with him this season was the fact that it doesn’t matter how you start, it only matters how you finish.
The 5A-East Conference baseball and softball schedule will wrap today when Forrest City hosts Greene County Tech for the final doubleheaders of the season.
Lafayette County managed just 75 points Monday at the Class AA State Track Meet at England, but it was enough for a state title.
Following a third-place finish last year at the 57-school State High School Weightlifting Championships in a lower weight class, Forrest City junior Cedrick Hall returned this year in a higher weight class to win his weight division.
East Arkansas Community College will host the sixth annual EACC Golf Tournament at the Forrest City Country Club on Monday, June 13. The tournament, co-sponsored this year by Boar’s Head, Core-Mark and Forrest City Medical Center will benefit the EACC Foundation.
Breanna Warren did all she could to give the Palestine-Wheatley Lady Patriots a boost, but it wasn’t enough as Hazen held on for a 7-6 eight-inning victory Monday at the 6AA district tournament played Monday at Carlisle.