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Mena Wraps Up Baseball and Softball

(MENA)  The Mena Bearcats baseball team finished up their regular season home finale against Arkadelphia and it didn’t have any dull moments whatsoever. The Bearcats came to bat in the bottom of the first inning already trailing 3-0, before unleashing a barrage of hot bats and going up 4-3. After that, it was a rollercoaster of a contest. Arkadelphia came ...

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High School Sports Recap

Tuesday, April 16th BASEBALL: Bauxite 10, Mena 6 SOFTBALL: Bauxite 11, Mena 1 BOYS SOCCER: Mena 6, Cossatot River 0 GIRLS SOCCER: Cossatot River 4, Mena 1 Thursday, April 18th BASEBALL: Foreman 11, Cossatot River 1 SOFTBALL: Cossatot River 18, Foreman 3 BOYS SOCCER: Pulaski Academy 2, Mena 1 GIRLS SOCCER: Pulaski Academy 11, Mena 0 Monday, April 22th BASEBALL: ...

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Mena Athletes Can Get A FREE Physical

(MENA)  The annual free physicals will be held on Tuesday, May 14. ALL COACHES will hand out physical forms soon. Ladycats will have their physicals at 5:30pm in the Union Bank Center and the Bearcats will follow immediately afterwards. This is the only opportunity that the school can provide for the free physicals.

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Mena Loses Nailbiter to DeQueen

(DeQUEEN)   The Mena Bearcats baseball team travelled to DeQueen and the Leopards in a critical conference game, as the high school playoffs are fast approaching. DeQueen jumped out to a 2-0 lead, before the bats started to come alive for the Bearcats and tying the contest in the 2nd inning. The Leopards then jumped out with a three run ...

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Youth Boxer Debut In Pine Bluff

(PINE BLUFF)  Zach Willis, age 11, competed at Pine Bluff on Saturday, April 20th . At their “Boxing in the Streets “ show. Things didn’t go as well as the coaches from Mena had hoped for. Willis fought 3 hard rounds and lost a decision to an older and bigger boxer from Columbia, Louisiana. Coaches from the Mena Defenders Club ...

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High School Sports Schedule This Week

Wednesday, April 24th BASEBALL: Mena vs. Nashville 4:30pm SOFTBALL: Mena vs. Nashville 4:30pm Thursday, April 25th BASEBALL: Acorn or Mount Ida vs. Horatio 4:30pm SOFTBALL: Mount Ida vs. Horatio 4pm CRSD vs. Gurdon or Murfreesboro 6pm Friday, April 26th BASEBALL: Mena vs. Arkadelphia 4:30pm District 2A-7 Championship at Dierks 6pm SOFTBALL: Mena –vs. Arkadelphia 4:30pm District 2A-7 Championship at Dierks ...

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Area 14 Special Olympics Spring Games

(MENA)  Though postponed due to the inclement weather that was forecasted the previous week, it worked out tremendously on Friday, April 12th at Mena High School. The Area 14 – Arkansas Special Olympics Spring Games had a beautiful day of activities at Bearcat Stadium. All of the winners from the Mena games will now advance to the Arkansas State Special ...

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Track and Field Victory for MMS 7th Grade Girls

Mena 7th grade girls track team won the Bulldog Relays at Waldron on Monday, April 8th. Mena came in first and Mansfield came in Second. The 4×4 and 4×8 teams came in first per Macklin Chermak. From Left to Right: Kylee Hughes, Mickalee Lane, Lyla Biefeldt, Jancey Harris, Sofia Vacca, Gracie Fairless, Jocelyn Hernandez, Samara Jaynes, Brooklyn Hilderbrand. In the ...

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Renovations Ongoing At Ouachita River School District

(ACORN)  According to officials at the Ouachita River School District, the district is making some needed improvements that will make the district more efficient at being able to host various events and also give the school the ability of providing some much needed practice facilities for sports teams. Superintendent Jerrry Strasner stated that the improvements made to the Acorn campus ...

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Hogs Baseball Shows Resilience in Escaping the Sweep

(NASHVILLE, TN)  The University of Arkansas scored five ninth-inning runs, escaping a sweep with a 14-12 victory over Vanderbilt at Hawkins Field on Sunday afternoon. The Razorbacks (26-10, 9-6 SEC) had 22 hits, 9 two-out RBI, got the leadoff man on 7 times, and scored more runs against the Commodores than any SEC team this season. Arkansas’ pitching was another ...

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