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MENA SPLITS WITH DE QUEEN

The Mena Bearcats improved to 8-1 in 4A-Region 7 conference play with an impressive 69-45 win over DeQueen Tuesday night at the Union Bank Center in action heard live on KQOR 105.3. Meanwhile the LadyCats dropped a 56-45 decision to a tough DeQueen senior girls squad. The Bearcats fell behind 11-8 early on but exploded to go on an 8-0 ...

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Cossatot River Lady Eagles continue winning ways

The Cossatot River Lady Eagles improved to 11-1 in conference play and 18-9 overall with wins over Horatio and Gurdon last week. On Friday night in Gurdon, the Lady Eagles routed the Lady Go Devils 40-23. The Go Devils defeated the Eagles in the boys contest 56-35. The Cossatot River boys fall to 6-6 in league play and 9-15 overall. ...

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Good week for the Acorn Tigers

The Acorn senior boys posted wins over Murfreesboro and Foreman last week to improve to 8-5 in 2A Region 7 conference play. On Friday night, the Acorn teams took two out of three on the road at Murfreesboro. The Tigers improved to 11-16 overall with a 63-53 victory over the Rattlers. The Murfreesboro girls knocked off the Lady Tigers in ...

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Mena senior teams peaking for post-season

   The Mena Bearcats and LadyCats enjoyed an open date on Friday, January 25th. On Tuesday, January 22nd, the Mena senior teams claimed a couple of victories on the road at Malvern. The Ladycats fell behind 24-16 in the first half before ripping off 11 unanswered points to take a 27-24 lead, and never looked back to post the 44-38 ...

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Acorn Jr. Tigers win Dierks Tournament

The Acorn senior boys posted wins over Murfreesboro and Foreman last week to improve to 8-5 in 2A Region 7 conference play. On Friday night, the Acorn teams took two out of three on the road at Murfreesboro. The Tigers improved to 11-16 overall with a 63-53 victory over the Rattlers. The Murfreesboro girls knocked off the Lady Tigers in ...

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Zachary Jewell continuing to excel

Former Bearcat, Zachary Jewell, is representing Mena and his college the University of Central Arkansas admirably.   The UCA men’s track and field team competed in Birmingham, Alabama at the Sanford University January Open where Jewell was a double winner. He set a new school record in the 200 meters at 21.47 secs, winning this event. He also competed and won ...

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Mena’s Strother, Lua named to All-Star Game

The Mena Bearcats will have two participants in the East-West High School All-Star Football Game this year. The Arkansas Activities Association announced Wednesday that 6’4” 245 pound Brock Strother and 5’10” 155 pound Christian Lua will play for the West squad in the upcoming contest. Strother played both ways for the 8-4 Bearcats squad. On offense, Strother had 17 receptions ...

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Acorn Splits with Dierks and Horatio

The Acorn senior teams split contests on the road at Dierks on Friday night. The Lady Tigers posted a 62-42 victory over the Lady Outlaws, while the Tigers dropped a 70-38 decision to the highly regarded Dierks senior boys. With the 62-42 win, the Acorn senior girls improved to 8-2 in conference play, and 14-10 overall on the season. With ...

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Cossatot River Lady Eagles Continue to Soar in 7-2A Conference

Coach Tyler Timms has his Cossatot River Lady Eagles playing outstanding basketball and peaking at the right time with post-season action coming up in February. On Friday night, the Lady Eagles traveled to Mount Ida and defeated the Lady Lions 58-43 in action heard like on KENA 104.1.   With the victory, the Lady Eagles improved to 9-1 in conference play ...

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Mena Knocks Off Hope

The Mena Bearcats and LadyCats swept the Hope senior teams Friday night at the Union Bank Center in action heard live on KQOR 105.3. The LadyCats led throughout the contest for a convincing 60-43 victory. Although the Bearcats started out slowly, the Mena boys roared back in the second half to defeat Hope 56-46. Tateli Thacker and Paige Evans each ...

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