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Local XCountry Teams Compete In Mena Lion’s Club Meet

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday, October 3rd, the local Acorn and Mena Cross-Country teams competed in a meet hosted by Mena at the Lion’s Club. In the Junior High Girls race, DeQueen came in first place, with Waldron in second, Horatio in third, Mansfield in fourth, Acorn in fifth, Heavener in sixth, Mena in seventh, and Nashville in eighth. ...

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Bearcats Drop Close One In Bauxite

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Friday, October 6th, the Mena Bearcats (3-3, 0-3) football team was on the road again for the second straight week, this time at Bauxite, taking on the Miners (4-2, 2-1). The Miners won the opening coin toss and chose to receive the ball to start the game. Four minutes into the first quarter, Bauxite led ...

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Ladycats Volley For A Cure

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Monday, October 2nd, Mena Volleyball hosted the Ashdown Panthers for ‘Volley For A Cure’ night at the Union Bank Center. Prior to Monday night’s games, the Ladycats had been raising money for Breast Cancer awareness along with all cancers in general. The Junior High Varsity Ladycats took the court to start off the night’s volleyball ...

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Bearcats Lose Fourth Quarter Thriller Against Malvern

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last Friday night, September 29th, the Mena Bearcats (3-2, 0-2) senior high football team traveled to Malvern to take on the Leopards (2-3, 1-1). The Bearcats opening kickoff was returned ninety-six yards by number two Demias Jimerson of Malvern for an early Leopards touchdown. After a made point-after-attempt, the Leopards led 7-0 with still 11:47 left ...

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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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