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Cossatot & Mena Jr. High Compete on the Court

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Thursday, November 9th, Cossatot Junior High basketball hosted Mena at Cossatot River High School. In the first game of the night, the seventh grade Jr. Ladycats defeated Cossatot 18-10, as Madi Lyle of Mena contributed 7 points. For the second game, the seventh grade Jr. Bearcats were led by Silas McIntyre’s 10 points to a ...

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Two Return With Medals from AFG State Tourney

SUBMITTED – Shawn Leach and Jeremiah Hexamer each won medals at the AFG Arkansas State Tournament held in Conway, Arkansas on October 21st. Leach brought home a gold medal in the Lightweight No Gi Beginners Division. This marked his first tournament. Hexamer brought home a silver medal in the Lightweight Intermediate No Gi Division. This marks Hexamer’s 2nd tournament. At ...

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Local Country Teams Compete In State Meet

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Friday, November 3rd, the local Acorn, Cossatot, and Mena cross-country teams competed in their respected class state meets at Lake Hamilton. In the 1A/2A Boys 5,000 meter run, the Acorn Tigers came in third overall, as Ouachita placed first, Sloan-Hendrix second, Salem fourth, and Haas Hall fifth. Brady Lyle was the first Tiger to complete ...

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Senators Offense Erupts Against Mena

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Friday, November 3rd, the Mena Bearcats (3-7, 0-7) senior high football traveled to Joe T. Robinson in Little Rock, Arkansas to take on the Senators (10-0, 7-0), in their last game of the 2017 season. Robinson won the coin toss and deferred to receive the ball to start the second half of play. The Bearcats ...

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Eagles Soar Past Oden In Season Opener

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday, October 24th, Coach Cartwright’s Cossatot Eagles basketball team hosted the Oden Timberwolves for their season opener on Stevenson Court at Cossatot River High School. Brandon Lewis started the game off with two straight three-pointers for Oden, to give the Timberwolves an early 6-0 lead, but the Eagles went on to outscore Coach Selby’s team ...

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Local XCountry Teams Compete In Tom Stuthard Race

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Wednesday, October 25th, the local Acorn, Cossatot, and Mena Cross Country teams competed in the Tom Stuthard Race at Acorn High School. In the Junior High Girls 1.5 mile race, Horatio came in first overall, Mansfield second, and Acorn third, as Cossatot, Waldron, and Mena did not qualify to place. Individually, Keira Hall of Mena ...

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Bearcats Host Fountain Lake For Senior Night

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Friday night, October 27th, the Mena Bearcats (3-6, 0-6) senior high football team hosted the Fountain Lake Cobras (4-5, 2-4) for Senior Night, under the leadership of head coach Tim Harper. After winning the coin toss and selecting to receive, Senior Bearcat Jake McCauley returned the opening kickoff to the forty-three yard line, where Mena ...

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Acorn & Cossatot Matchup For Basketball Action

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Monday night, October 30th, Acorn basketball hosted Cossatot River for some good basketball action on the campus of Acorn High School. To tipoff the action, the Jr. High Lady Eagles and Lady Tigers took the court. The Lady Tigers took an early lead and did not let go, as Acorn went on to win by ...

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Results of Local Teams in Acorn Classic

Friday: Acorn Lady Tigers 63 Bergman Lady Panthers 60 Acorn Tigers 77 Bergman Panthers 80 Saturday: Cossatot Lady Eagles 42 Bergman Lady Panthers 32 Cossatot Eagles 50 Bergman Panthers 75 Acorn Lady Tigers 62 Caddo Hills Lady Indians 51 Acorn Tigers 82 Caddo Hills Indians 54

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Tigers Demolish Ouachita To Kickoff Season

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Acorn Tigers senior high basketball team started off their season with a bang on Tuesday, October 17th, against the Ouachita Warriors. Acorn sported their new white tops and blue shorts uniforms to kickoff the game, as the Warriors wore their away green uniforms. The Tigers won the tipoff and scored the first four points of ...

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