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Mena Track Teams Proving Hard Work Gets Big Rewards

BY MELANIE BUCK – The Mena Bearcat Boy’s Track Team competed well at the Mansfield Tiger Relays. Zach Jewell finished as the overall high-point winner for the meet. Anthony Kennedy, Clint Buck, Cody Reid, Jackson Daugherty, Heath Schnell, and Caleb Ward all placed in various events throughout the meet. On Tuesday, April 7th, The boy’s were near full strength and ...

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Hendricks Signs Letter of Intent

BY MELANIE BUCK – Mena Senior Bearcat Colton Hendricks signed a letter of intent today, Friday, April 10, to play football for Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Missouri. Hendricks was recruited as a defensive end player. Hendricks is the son of Mike and Trina Hendricks. He is the fifth Bearcat to receive a football scholarship this year. Going from teammates ...

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Lady Tigers Softball Beat Trinity Christian

Acorn Lady Tigers traveled to Texarkana today for their 2nd conference game. The Ladies beat the Trinity Christian Lady Warriors 8/4. This makes the lady Tigers record 4/ 1 over all and 2/0 in conference. 

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Ladycats Remain a Perfect, 8-0

BY NORM BETZ – The Mena Ladycats traveled down Highway 71 to do battle with the Lady Leopards of De Queen, and returned home with a 4-1 victory. The Ladycats remain perfect, improving to 8-0 on the season. Sophomore Lexi Brooks pitched the complete game, giving up one run on five hits through seven innings, while walking one and striking ...

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Mena Youth Football Gearing Up for 7-on-7 League

BY NORM BETZ – Mena High School Athletic Director Tim Harper has announced dates and times for Mena Youth 7-on-7 Football League. Harper said, “7-on-7 is very similar to flag football. It is one of the fastest growing games out there.” High Schools across the nation participate in tournaments throughout the summer to try to develop their players’ offensive and ...

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Lady Tigers Victory

Lady Tigers win their first home softball game against the County Line Lady Indians, 9-4.

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MHS Bearcats Leave Tracks at Ashdown Relay

Mena High School Track and Field traveled to Ashdown last Thursday to compete in the Ashdown Panther/Domtar Relays where as a team, the high school girls took 4th and the boys took 6th. Head track coach Aaron Pennington, and athletic director Tim Harper said that the girls and boys both did very well and they were pleased with the performance ...

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Mena Bearcats Soccer Team

The 2015 Mena Bearcats Soccer Team prepare for a corner kick against the Van Buren Pointers last Thursday. The Bearcats fell to the Pointers, 7-1.  

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Mena Ladycats Softball

The Mena Ladycats Softball Team improved to 7-0 on the season as they won the Fayetteville/Farmington Tournament for the second straight year, going 5-0 in the tourney. The Ladycats outscored their five opponents 33-5, with three shutouts. The Ladycats defeated Siloam Springs 12-0, defeated Greenbier 4-0, defeated Conway 6-3, defeated Fayetteville 5-0 and defeated Conway 6-2 to claim the 2015 ...

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Bearcat Baseball

Mena’s Seth Puckett finally catches Cossatot River’s Jovani Gonzalez who was caught in a pickle between third and home. The Bearcats went on to defeat the Eagles, 2-1. Cossatot River’s Brody Smith fouls one off during the game against the Mena. The Eagles ultimately fell to the Bearcats 2-1. Mena third baseman Brandon Fields applies the tag to Cossatot River’s ...

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