P-W, Hughes strong at state meets

PREP TRACK Junction City saw its two-year reign as the Class 2A track and field boys state champion end Wednesday night as Gurdon rallied in the final event to win the title. Gurdon finished with 97 points to edge Junction City, which scored 93 points. Des Arc won the girls championship, with Magnet Cove finishing second. The Palestine-Wheatley Patriots finished 14th in the Class AA field, recording top 10 finishes in five events. Christian Smith placed seventh in the discus with a throw of just over 103 feet. The two-mile relay team of Dakota Smith, Wesley Roberts, Kareem Aly and Jeffrey Armstrong, ran ninth, while the 400-meter relay team of … Continued

Astin goes three in Daytona loss

Forrest City’s Barrett Astin worked three innings in relief in Daytona Tortugas 7-0 loss to the Lakeland Flying Tigers in a Minor League game played Tuesday.

Lady Mustangs fall to GCT, will host Wynne on Thursday

Needing at least a split of Tuesday’s 5A-East Conference twinbill against Forrest City to clinch the district’s No. 2 seed into next week’s Class 5A state tournament, Greene County Tech secured that spot winning the first game 4-3.

Field set for 2015 Rumble

The eight-team field for the 2015 Rumble on the Ridge high school boys basketball tournament has been completed.