Palestine-Wheatley officially opened summer football drills Monday with just over 40 players on the field for the combined junior/senior high practice.
ForcedPalestine-Wheatley hosted Cedar Ridge Thursday for a junior high and high school preseason scrimmage at Patriot Field. In the top photo, P-W senior Collin Hill (25) makes the tackle on a Cedar Ridge running back in the first quarter of the high school scrimmage. Cedar Ridge won the scrimmage 7-6. In the photo at right, P-W seventh grader Ke’Von Medley (20) makes a move to get past a Cedar Ridge defender in the junior high scrimmage. Cedar Ridge scored twice to unofficially win the scrimmage game 12-0. Palestine-Wheatley will open the junior high season on Thursday, Sept. 1, at Hazen, while the senior Patriots will travel to Rector on Friday, Sept. 2 to play their season opening game. Photos by Fred Conley
Jonathan Cothern doesn’t have any family in St. Francis County, but he’s not that far removed from any family members either.
The first week of summer football drills officially began today.
Forrest City will open the 2016 prep golf season on Tuesday at the Citizens Bank Invitational Tournament field at Batesville’s Eagle Mountain Course and will play in the Blazer Invitational Thursday at Ridgepoint in Jonesboro.
Forrest City will open the 2016 prep golf season on Tuesday, Aug. 2, as part of the Citizens Bank Invitational Tournament field at Batesville’s Eagle Mountain Course.
The team of Forrest City’s Betty Gabe and Wynne’s Mary Anne Cruthirds, finished third in the championship flight of the Summer Swing Two-Lady Scramble played Wednesday at Crowley’s Ridge Country Club in Wynne.
As Rich Trail enters his 10th season as head football coach at Forrest City, he still believes that “team quality is better than quantity.” He has had both during his tenure, and the upcoming 2016 season may not be any different.
A meeting for all seventh grade students interested in playing football this year will be held Monday, Aug. 1, at 9 a.m. in the Forrest City Junior High School gym.
FAYETTEVILLE — Though both grew up around Forrest City, Trey Thompson and R.J. Glasper didn’t play much basketball together except one high school season.
Ryan Halbert graduated from Palestine-Wheatley in 2006 after playing football for two seasons under former head coach Terry Farmer and one year for Heath Prine where he was a center and noseguard.