Palestine-Wheatley coach Charles Sartin saw exactly what he wanted to see in last Thursday’s preseason scrimmages at Newark, where his Patriots and Junior Patriots faced Salem and Cedar Ridge.
Watching and waitingForrest City Mustangs Phillip Ferebee (36), Trajan Norment (7) and Bryan Allen (25) look to the sidelines for a play during last week’s home game against Pine Bluff Dollarway. Allen is currently ranked second in the state in rushing after the first two weeks of the prep season with 413 rushing yards. Forrest City will host Helena-West Helena tonight for the annual Hall of Fame Game. Photo by Fred Conley.
The 2014 Times-Herald Professor Pigskin Football Contest has arrived and will start on Tuesday.
The 2014 Forrest City Athletic Hall of Fame will add seven new members during induction day ceremonies set for Friday, Sept. 19.
The Forrest City Junior Mustangs passed their first test of the year Thursday night by taking a 22-8 win over Helena-West Helena in a preseason scrimmage played at Sam Smith Stadium.
Two years ago, Terrell Jamal Woods had just found a new home inside boxing’s squared circle.
Tuesday night, Forrest City rolled through the preseason scrimmage jamboree at Watson Chapel unscathed by turning back Class 4A Star City 20-13 and Class 5A Watson Chapel 20-14.
Palestine-Wheatley coach Charles Sartin has enjoyed watching his two quarterbacks battle for this season’s starting role over the past month.
PREP FOOTBALL PRESEASON SCRIMMAGE SCHEDULE
The biggest weakness for Watson Chapel this season is its inexperience at the quarterback position.