The Forrest City Lady Mustangs will officially open their season this afternoon when they take on Cabot at 4 p.m., in the first round of the Heavenly Hoops Tournament at Mount St. Mary’s in Little Rock.
Junior high actionJunior high action: Forrest City’s Tarika Lockhart (21) looks for an open teammate over a West Memphis West defender in a junior high girls basketball game played Thursday at Mustang Arena. West won the game 36-21. At right,Forrest City’s Kendall Akins (3) is fouled by a West Memphis West defender as he goes in for a fast break layup in the first half of Thursday’s junior high boys basketball game played at Mustang Arena. Akins had seven points in the Junior Mustangs’ 49-33 win over West. Photos by Fred Conley
Arkansas took the lead with 17:03 remaining in the first half and never trailed again on their way to a 101-73 victory over a good Bucknell team on Sunday in Bud Walton Arena before 6,477 fans.
Palestine-Wheatley in playoffs for first time since 2009 season
The Forrest City Junior Mustangs and Junior Lady Mustangs played their season opening games Thursday at West Memphis Wonder.
The Forrest City Mustangs football season didn’t end quite the way head coach Rich Trail would like to have seen.
Headed into last Friday’s final regular season game against Hazen, the Palestine-Wheatley Patriots had absolutely nothing to lose.
Nettleton and Batesville will both be at home in the opening round of the state football playoffs Friday while Valley View and Wynne will be hitting the road for round one of the Class 5A state playoffs.
Farm Bureau Insurance has announced the watch lists for the 2017 Farm Bureau Insurance Awards.
Each year the awards honor Arkansas’ top high school offensive and defensive player and coach of the year for each classification.
The veteran staff at Hooten’s Arkansas Football selects three finalists for each category, and those 45 finalists and their families are invited to attend the Farm Bureau Insurance Awards on Dec. 11.
“This list of players includes some of the best student-athletes in our state,“ David L. Moore, senior vice president and state manager for Southern Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Company, said. “Farm Bureau Insurance wishes each of them continued success the rest of the season. Farm Bureau Insurance is proud to honor excellence as the title sponsor of this outstanding event.”
The 2017 watch list includes Forrest City senior running back Deviunta Foster, Marianna quarterback Daylon King, Palestine-Wheatley running back Chris Jordan and former Forrest City coach and current McCrory head football coach Chris Kennon.
Basketball arrives this week for the Forrest City Junior High teams.
3-7 overall mark is first losing season for FC since 2014 team ended at 4-6