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Bearcats Go On Elk Hunt- Score Big

The Mena Bearcats travelled to Northwest Arkansas Friday to take on the Elkins Elks in conference play.  Bearcats dominated taking down the Elks 42-6 at John Bunch Jr. Stadium. From the start of the game Mena dominated on both sides of the ball. By half time Mena was up 14-0 over Elkins with one touchdown in the first and another ...

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Auburn Defeats Arkansas: 4th Straight Loss

For a program that is recruiting very well and has a coach that was much sought after, the Arkansas Razorbacks football program is not just struggling to keep it’s head above water, it’s in need of a life ring thrown in. Number 11 Auburn came to Fayetteville and did what Auburn often does to its foes. They dominated. The Hogs ...

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Bearcats Make Pirates Walk the Plank and Improve to 4-2 Overall and 1-2 in Conference

Friday the Mena Bearcats made the trek up highway 27 north of Russellville to take on the Dover Pirates and were rewarded with a big 43-13 win in conference play. The Bearcats started off strong keeping the Pirates off the board and scoring often in the first half with Dover never really having a chance to topple the Bearcats. In ...

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Basscats Place in Tourny at Millwood Lake

The Basscats had four teams compete in the Arkansas Youth Fishing Associations tournament on Millwood Lake last Sunday, October 6. The Basscats had two teams; Austin Johnston and Cason Cannon and Austin Rose and Evan Graves tied for 2nd place in the high school division and one team; Brynten Rose and Cody Beck placed 4th in the Junior division. Pictured ...

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Defenders Boxing Club of Mena Hosts Female Fury 1 Boxing Event

Saturday’s Female Fury 1 event was a success featuring eighteen fights promoting thirty-six female boxers from ten states.  This event saw the attendance of twenty-one gyms from various areas pouring into Mena for the day event. With this type of influx, Female Fury 1 event saw large crowds attending the bouts, approximately 300 throughout the day, as family and sponsors ...

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Bearcats Fall to 0-2 in Conference Play

The Mena Bearcats football team fell in conference play for the second time this season in a loss Friday night to the Pottsville Apaches at Bob Carver Mena Bearcat Stadium. Pottsville was first to score with just over three minutes remaining in the first half on a 6 yard run. Pottsville’s kicker Emiliano Torres made the point after attempt and ...

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Bucks Run in the Chile Pepper

The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Bucks Cross Country team made the trek to Fayetteville last Saturday to compete in the Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival. The Chile Pepper is a cross country event held at the University of Arkansas off road course and brings together some of the best runners in the country. The Men’s team competed against runners ...

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Mena Basscats Begin Their Year With Success

The Mena Basscats competed in the Trader Bills High School Bass tournament on Sunday.  Austin Johnston and Cason Cannon took 2nd place in the Senior high division. The Basscats will be back in action next week end on lake Millwood. Photo submitted by Mena High School.

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2A-4 District Golf Champions

Congratulations to the Acorn High School Sr. Girls for being the 2A-4 District Golf Champions, the team consisted of Sophie Jackson, Gracie Hill, Ashlynn Bissell and Cherish Hill. Sophie and Gracie made All-Conference.

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Mena Bearcats Suffer Loss to The No. 5 Ranked Ozark Hillbillies 14 – 0

The Mena Bearcats suffered their first loss of the season and were held scoreless against conference rivals Ozark last Friday night at Bob Carver Mena Bearcats Stadium. The defense of both teams fought hard throughout the first and second quarters and kept the score line 0-0 going into the second half of play. Possession changed hands several times with 5 ...

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