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Thigpen Named All-Star

Sealey Thigpen, a senior at Mena High School, has been named as a 2017 AHSCA High School All-Star Selection by the Arkansas High School Activities Association. Thigpen earned her accolade in the sport of volleyball and will represent the county on the 2017 Arkansas West Volleyball Team. Thigpen also plays softball for the Mena Ladycats and was part of the ...

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Mena Jr. High Bearcats Take On Nashville

BY EASTON LEONARD – After defeating the Cossatot Jr. High Eagles last Tuesday by a score of 49-26, the Mena Jr. High Bearcats took on the Nashville Jr. High Scrappers Thursday, January 19th, at Jim Rackley Gymnasium in Mena. Both Nashville and Mena started off very slow on the offensive side of the game during the first quarter, as the ...

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Lady Eagles Coast Past Mena

BY EASTON LEONARD – Tuesday, January 17th, the Cossatot Lady Eagles hosted the Mena Ladycats, at Cossatot High School. Cossatot won the tip-off and started off playing spectacular basketball. Grace Wagner scored the Ladycats’ only two points in the first quarter, as Cossatot scored 18, to make the score 18-2 going into the second quarter of play. The Lady Eagles ...

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Bearcats Defeat Cossatot, 63-53

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Cossatot Eagles hosted the Mena Bearcats Tuesday, January 17th, at Cossatot High School. Both teams went back-and-forth in the first quarter before Mena was able to escape with a 12-11 lead going into the second. The Bearcats extended their one point lead into a ten point lead in the second, as Mena outscored the Eagles ...

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Acorn Hosts Mineral Springs For Homecoming

BY EASTON LEONARD – Acorn hosted the Mineral Springs Hornets for Homecoming Friday, January 20th, at Acorn High School. The Acorn guys got the night started off, as they took on the Hornets. The Tigers came out shooting the ball well and playing good defense, as they outscored Mineral Springs 18-8 in the first quarter. Both teams shot the ball ...

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Acorn Tigers Fall to Kirby Trojans

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Acorn Tigers took on the Trojans of Kirby, Tuesday night, January 10, 2017, at Acorn High School. Defense was the key of the first quarter, as Kirby held the Tigers to ten points and Acorn held the Trojans to only 9. However, in the second quarter, both teams picked up their pace a little, as ...

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Irons Fork Squirrel Hunters Host NKC Hunt

SUBMITTED – The Irons Fork Squirrel Hunters held an NKC squirrel hunt on Saturday, January 14th. The overall winner was Bengi Bass, hunting Brumbelow’s Sally. Sally also had a win toward Super Grand Champion. Jeff Black, hunting Bugs Buddy, won the non-titled dog class and placed 2nd overall. Tod Johnson, hunting Dixie, finished 3rd overall. There was a Youth Cast ...

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Cossatot Hosts Prescott for Homecoming

Cossatot River hosted the Prescott Curly Wolves for homecoming on Friday, January 13th. The Jr. High Eagles started the evening off, taking on Prescott. The Curly Wolves took an early 7-2 lead, forcing Cossatot to call a timeout with 4:03 left in the quarter. Following the timeout, Prescott went on an 8-5 run, making the score 15-7 at the end ...

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Lady Tigers Thump Kirby

BY EASTON LEONARD – Tuesday, January 10th, Acorn Lady Tigers hosted the Kirby Lady Trojans. After a slow start, both teams were able to end the first quarter with thirteen points apiece. In the second quarter, Kirby shot the ball pretty well, outscoring the Lady Tigers 15-11, as the Lady Trojans took a four point lead into halftime, with the ...

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Trojans Run Past Acorn

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Acorn Tigers took on the Trojans of Kirby, Tuesday night, January 10, 2017, at Acorn High School. Defense was the key of the first quarter, as Kirby held the Tigers to ten points and Acorn held the Trojans to only 9. However, in the second quarter, both teams picked up their pace a little, as ...

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