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Bearcat Soccer Wins Last Home Game of Season

BY- EASTON LEONARD – The Mena Bearcat boys soccer team defeated the Nashville Scrappers in their final home game of the year on Monday night by a score of 3-0. Mena scored their first goal in the first period and ended the game with two more goals in the second period, all while holding the Scrappers scoreless. Mena will finish ...

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Mena Junior Boys Taking Track by Storm

BY MELANIE BUCK – The Mena Junior Boys Track Team is making waves in a variety of track and field events, according to Coach Randy Peters. He is excited about what the boys have accomplished so far and can’t wait to continue to watch them succeed. In their most recent meet, they took 2nd place as a team, right behind ...

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Mena Basscats Represented at AR Youth Fishing Association Tournament

The Mena Basscats were back in action on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Arkansas Youth Fishing Association (AYFA) Bull Shoals bass Tournament. Two teams represented Mena Basscats at the tournament. Austin Rose and Evan Graves came in 6th place while Austin Johnston and Andrew Graves came in 9th. In the three tournaments the Basscats have participated in, Austin Rose ...

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County Teams Hit Final Stretch

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Acorn Tigers baseball team (1-5), traveled to Mount Ida on April 7th and lost 23-1. Acorn will play their next game on April 12th, when they host the Mineral Springs Hornets. Following Wednesday’s game, the Tigers will travel to Dierks on April 17th and play their final game of the season at Cutter-Morning Star on ...

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Bearcats Soccer Takes Down Gurdon

BY EASTON EONARD – The Mena Bearcats soccer team took down the Gurdon Go-Devils on Monday night, April 10th, by a score of 3-2. With this win over Gurdon, Mena’s record now improves to 4-6 over the course of the season so far. Mena lost their first four games of the season, but has won four of their last six, ...

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High School Track Teams Attend Mansfield Relays

BY MELANIE BUCK – High School Track teams from around the region attended the Mansfield Senior Tiger Relays on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, including teams from Mena and Acorn and a couple of runners from Cossatot River. In high school senior girls action, Mena senior Abbie Smith came home with a first place win in the 800 meter run in ...

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Mena Team Bass Hosts Tourney on Broken Bow Lake

SUBMITTED – Mena Team Bass held their most recent tournament on Broken Bow Lake on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Team Mitchell/Mitchell took first place with 17.93 lbs. Second place was awarded to Team O’Brien/O’Brien with 13.50 lbs. and Team Brooks/Amason took third place with 12.98 lbs. 1st Place and Big Bass went to the father/son team of Chase and Mickey Mitchell. ...

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Junior Track Teams Show Promise in Recent Meet

BY MELANIE BUCK – Mena and Cossatot River school districts sent their junior track and field teams to the Mansfield Junior Tiger Relays on Thursday, March 30, 2017. Several ribbons were brought back to the county. The results include: Mena’s Alex Harper brought home a first place ribbon in the 800m run in 2:41.59, and Jayden Harris pulled out first ...

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Cossatot River Soccer Off To Great Start

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Cossatot River High School soccer teams are off to great starts of their respected seasons.   The Cossatot River boys soccer team has started off their season undefeated, with wins over Maumelle Charter, Arkadelphia, Nashville, and most recently Centerpoint by a score of 10-3. The Eagles scored five times in each period, while holding the Knights ...

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Acorn Trio Brings Home the Bling

BY MELANIE BUCK – Over the Spring Break holiday, a trio of Acorn students were doing anything but vacationing. For these three, they were digging deep on a diamond made of grass and dirt to bring home a big win for their teams, wins that included shiny rings in the end. Noah Holland, Kensey Rosson, and Braylan Bohlman are all ...

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