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Mena’s Harvey Signs with Southern Arkansas University Muleriders

(MENA)  Connor Harvey signed his Letter of Intent to play college basketball with the Muleriders of Southern Arkansas University on Tuesday, April 16th in the Union Bank Center on U.S. Highway 71 South. Harvey is a 6 foot, 2 inch senior guard, who helped lead Mena to a 19-9 overall record & 10 and 2 in conference play during the ...

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Travs Are No Hit, But Still Win The Game

(NORTH LITTLE ROCK)  In one of the most remarkable wins in franchise history, the Arkansas Travelers defeated the Tulsa Drillers, 1-0 in 10 innings on Sunday afternoon while four Drillers pitchers combined to no-hit the Travs in the game. Arkansas managed seven walks and a hit batsman with the winning run scoring on a bases loaded free pass to Joseph ...

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Travs Home Opener Successful

(NORTH LITTLE ROCK)  The Arkansas Travelers have returned, starting their 54th consecutive season in the Texas League. And while the Travs are now the oldest team in the league they will be guided by the youngest manager in the league — 34-year-old Mitch Canham. The Travs played their first seven games on the road, winning three of four games at ...

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Razorback Football Schedule

DATE                       OPPONENT Aug. 31                     Portland State Sept. 7                      at Mississippi* Sept. 14                    Colorado State Sept. 21              ...

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Carstens Honored At State House of Representatives

(LITTLE ROCK)  Medal winner Krista Carstens of Mena, was honored on the floor of the Arkansas State House of Representatives, as a guest of State Representative John Maddox of Mena. Carstens was there on Thursday to receive a Resolution congratulating Krista on her accomplishments at the World Special Olympic Games in Abu Dhabi. Carstens stated “what an amazing day, we ...

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Musselman Hired As Hogs Next Hoops Coach

(FAYETTEVILLE)  Eric Musselman is the new Head Mens Basketball coach of the University of Arkansas Razorbacks. Musselman, 54, will be introduced at a 3 p.m. news conference today in Walton Arena after Athletic Director Hunter Yurachek announced his hiring Sunday. Over the previous four seasons, Musselman coached the University of Nevada in Reno to a 110-34 record. Nevada won Mountain ...

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Red Wolves Football Looks Promising

(JONESBORO)  Ten seconds had elapsed, and Arkansas State University’s new offense already had run two plays. In the team’s first spring scrimmage Friday at Centennial Bank Stadium in Jonesboro, the most noteworthy aspect of the Red Wolves’ new offense under first-year coordinator Keith Heckendorf was the pace. The Red Wolves take little to no time from the death of one ...

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Two Mena Boxing Club Boxers Competed In Augusta

(MENA)  Zachary Willis, age 11 and Parker Couch, age 15, attended the Arkansas State Junior Olympics Boxing Tournament this past Saturday, March 30th. The tournament was held in Augusta. Willis, was registered in the 11-12 yr old 110 pound division. Unfortunately, there were no opponents in his division. He will advance to the regionals as Arkansas State Champion ( unopposed). ...

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McKenzie Achieves 3rd Highest Score in Archery Tournament

Wickes Elementary archer, Aiden McKenzie, recently achieved the 3rd Highest Score in the Elementary Division 3D Tournament at the Arkansas State Archery Tournament in Hot Springs. Aiden is a 5th grade student in the Cossatot River School District, and he is an archer on the Wickes Elementary Archery Team coached by Shelly Speight.

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UPCOMING SPORTS SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

Thursday, April 4, 2019 BASEBAL: Mount Ida vs. Cossatot River SOFTBALL: Acorn vs. Waldron Mount Ida vs. Cossatot River   Friday, April 5, 2019 BASEBALL: Gurdon vs. Acorn Hope vs. Mena SOFTBALL: Gurdon vs. Acorn Hope vs. Mena   Monday, April 8, 2019 BASEBALL: Acorn vs. Horatio Cossatot River vs. Foreman Gurdon vs. Mount Ida SOFTBALL: Acorn vs. Horatio Cossatot ...

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