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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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Woods Competes in River Valley Jui-Jitsu

On September 23, 2017, Cody Woods of Southern Impact Martial Arts in Mena competed in the River Valley Jui-Jitsu open in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Woods trained to compete in the 150-165 pound no-gi (absent of the traditional martial arts uniform) division, but due to a last minute series of events he ended up competing in a conglomerated 150-185 pound no-gi ...

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Lady Tigers Cruise In Season Opener

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday, October 17th, the Acorn Lady Tigers basketball team hosted the Ouachita Lady Warriors to kickoff their season at home. The Lady Tigers tipped off in their home white jerseys, as Ouachita sported their green uniforms. Acorn scored the first two points of the afternoon, and didn’t dare take a look back. After the Lady ...

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Ladycats Win District Tournament

BY EASTON LEONARD – The past week, the Mena Ladycats senior high volleyball team competed in their respected District Tournament at Fountain Lake. In the their first game of the tournament, the Ladycats took on Arkadelphia and defeated the Lady Badgers in three sets, 3-0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-17), to move onto the District Semi-Finals. In the Semi-Finals, the Ladycats matched ...

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