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Local Volleyball Team Wins Tournament

This past weekend, the local Mena Club G1 13U volleyball team competed in the ‘Volley in the Rock’ tournament in Little Rock, Arkansas. On Saturday, the team went undefeated in pool play, sweeping every game that they played. Defeating Ultimate Performance (25-16, 25-12), Ozark Juniors (25-13, 25-7), and CAV (25-5, 25-2). After a dominating performance on Saturday, Club G1 advanced ...

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Ladycats Drop Close One To Fouke

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Mena Ladycats (0-5) softball team hosted the Fouke Lady Panthers last Friday, March 9th.  Fouke scored an early run in the first inning, and added on three more in the top of the third. The Ladycats were quick to answer in the bottom of the fourth, scoring a run of their own, to make the ...

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Bearcats Struggle At Fouke

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last Friday, March 9th, the Mena Bearcats (0-3) baseball team traveled south to Fouke (2-3), to take on the Panthers.  Mena allowed six runs combined in the first two innings, before scoring their first run of the game in the top of third. From then on out, the Bearcats were outscored 6-1, to fall short by ...

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Heavener Offense Erupts Versus Tigers

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last Tuesday, March 6th, the Acorn Tigers baseball team hosted the Heavener Wolves for their season and home opener. Number ten, Warren, started the game on the mound for the Tigers. Acorn went on to allow four runs in the opening inning, after a few walks, errors, and hits. However, in the bottom half of the ...

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Acorn Archery Competes At State

SUBMITTED BY MINDY LYLE – Acorn Archery competed at the State NASP tournament on Saturday, March 3rd.  The team placed 7th to become Nationals qualified.  Brody Webb placed 2nd with a score of 291, and earned $32,000 in scholarships.

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Lady Tigers & Tigers Wrap Up Impressive Basketball Season

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last Wednesday, February 28th, the Acorn senior girls and senior boys basketball team competed in the second round of the 1A State Basketball Tournament at Morrilton, after first round byes. Both teams, coincidentally, took on the Mount Vernon-Enola Warhawks and Lady Warhawks. In the girls game, after a close knit first quarter, decided by over five ...

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Bearcats Drop Season Opener To Bauxite

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last Friday night, March 2nd, the Mena Bearcats baseball team hosted the Bauxite Miners for their home and season opener at Union Bank Field. Kyndon Schuller started the night on the mound for the Bearcats. The first pitch of the season for Mena was a ball outside to the Miners. The first batter for Bauxite went ...

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Acorn Archery Places 7th In State

SUBMITTED BY MINDY LYLE – This past Saturday, March 3rd, the Acorn High School archery team competed in the State Archery Tournament and placed seventh overall. 

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Ladycats Fall To Monticello; Finish Season

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last Wednesday, February 21st, the Mena Ladycats senior high basketball team took on the Monticello Lady Billies in the first round of the 4A South Regionals Basketball Tournament hosted by Monticello. The Ladycats stayed close to Monticello in the first quarter, trailing by just two, 11-9, going into the second. The Lady Billies began to sneak ...

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Lady Tigers & Tigers Headed To State Tournament

BY EASTON LEONARD – After exceptional performances in the 1A Region 4 Basketball Tournament, the Acorn senior girls and senior boys basketball teams are moving on to the 1A State Basketball Tournament in Morrilton. In rematches of the 1A 7 West District Tournament, both the Lady Tigers and Tigers took on the Kirby Lady Trojans and Trojans in the championship ...

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