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Local XCountry Teams Compete In Stuthard Stampede

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday, September 26th, the local Acorn, Cossatot River, and Mena Cross-Country teams competed in the Stuthard Stampede meet at Acorn High School. In the Junior High Girls race, the DeQueen Leopards placed first with Waldron in second, Mansfield in third, Acorn in fourth, Horatio in fifth, Heavner in sixth, Mena in seventh, and Cossatot in ...

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Local XCountry Teams Compete In Mansfield Invitational

BY EASTON LEONARD – Saturday, September 23rd, the local Mena and Acorn High School Cross-Country teams competed in the Mansfield Invitational meet. In the Senior High Boys 5,000 Meter Run, Robert McIntyre of Mena finished in first place, while Cross Hughes of Acorn took third place. Faith Hill of Acorn High School came in third place in the Senior High ...

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Ladycats Take Down Charleston

Last Thursday night, September 21st, Mena Volleyball hosted the Charleston Tigers at the Union Bank Center. The Junior Varsity Ladycats kicked off the night’s action in a best-of-three-sets match. In the first set, the Ladycats pulled away early and didn’t keep it close at all, winning by a score of 25-5. The Ladycats won the closer second set, 25-20, completing ...

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Bearcats Suffer 49-10 Loss Versus Ashdown

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last Friday, September 22nd, the Mena Bearcats (3-1) football team hosted the Ashdown Panthers (4-0) at Bearcat Stadium in the Hootens.com 4A Game of the Week. The Panthers of Ashdown won the coin toss and chose to receive the ball to start the game. Lua’s opening kickoff for the Bearcats was caught by #9 Anthony Nelson ...

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Mena Golf Crowned 7-4A Conference Champs

The Mena Bearcat Golf team was crowned 7-4A Conference Champs on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at DeGray Golf Course. With the win, Bearcat Golf also earned their way into the State Championship that will be held in Heber Springs on October 2-3. Bearcat Golf is coached by Ray Hunter and team members are: Camden Broderson, Daniel Davis, Jack Hunter, Austin ...

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Bearcat XC Fairs Well in Opening Meet

BY MELANIE WADE – Mena Cross Country attended their first meet of the season at the Rattler Run in Magazine, Ark. on Thursday, September 14. Coach Randy Peters reports that the Junior Bearcats team came in 1st overall. Junior Bearcat Logan Myers lead the team, coming in 2nd overall in the division, with Mathew McCravens coming in 7th. Keira Hall ...

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Cossatot River Kicks off Cross Country Season

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Cossatot River High School Cross Country team has kicked off their 2017 season, and looks to succeed during Coach Blake Alexander’s second year. Coach Alexander was pleased with his first year, as the senior boys placed District Runner-Up. However, the girls team did not have enough competitors to compete in the post-season meets. When asked ...

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Bearcats Put A Leash On Rival Bulldogs

BY EASTON LEONARD – Friday night, September 15th, the Mena Bearcats (3-0) football team hosted the rival Waldron Bulldogs (2-1) at Bearcat Stadium. Both teams went into the matchup undefeated. Waldron won the opening coin toss and chose to receive the ball to start the second half. Gerardo Lopez’s kickoff for the Bulldogs was caught by Mena’s Nick Linch who ...

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Tigers XC Earn Top Honors at Season Opener

SUBMITTED – The Acorn Tigers Cross Country got off to a great start at the Magazine Rattler run with Freshman Ashlynn Bissell leading the Jr. Lady Tigers to a 3rd place team finish, by winning the 1.5 mile race in class 1A- 6A. Justice Neufield lead the Jr. Tigers to the team title, finishing in first place in the 1A-3A ...

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Ladycats Sweep Hackett

BY EASTON LEONARD – Monday night, September 11th, Mena Volleyball hosted the Lady Hornets of Hackett in the Union Bank Center. Following a few eight-minute periods of play by the seventh grade volleyball teams, the Mena Junior High Varsity Ladycats took the court to kickoff the nights official games. In the first set of their match against Hackett, the Junior ...

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