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Bearcats Get Hammered by the Bauxite Miners

The Mena Bearcats Baseball team fell to the Bauxite Miners on Friday, April 8th, in a conference game, bringing their season to a 3-6 total. The Bearcats lost the game 19-0. The Bearcats will be on the road for their next three games, traveling to Arkadelphia on Monday, April 11th, Nashville on Friday, April 15th, and Fountain Lake on Monday, ...

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Ladycats get Home Field Revenge on Miners

BY BROOKE HINES – On Friday, April 8th, at Union Bank Field, the Mena Ladycats came out for revenge on the Bauxite Miners, defeating them 1-0. When the teams recently met up at the Tournament of Champions, the Ladycats fell to the Miners 7 to 1. Nerves were prevalent in this game, but the Ladycats, as always, never gave up. ...

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Wickes Elementary Straight Shooters

The Wickes Straight Shooters is made up of 6th and 7th grade students who currently attend Wickes Elementary or who attended Wickes Elementary in the previous school year. The team competes in the Middle School Division, which is comprised of teams of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. The team placed second in the middle school division at the regional ...

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Wickes Elementary Archery

Wickes Elementary 4th & 5th Grade Archery Team is a first year team that has had success in competition, both regionally and statewides. The team placed second in the elementary school division at the regional archery tournament in Clarksville on Saturday, February 27, 2016 which earned them a spot to compete in the state archery tournament on Friday, April 1, 2016 in ...

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Cossatot River Claims Victory Against Genoa Central Dragons

The Lady Eagles of Cossatot River High School controlled the field against the Genoa Central Dragons on Friday, April 1st, claiming victory with a score of 4-2. The Lady Eagles now have a softball record of 7-2 for the season.  

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Genoa Central Dragons Leave Cossatot River Eagles in Ashes

The Cossatot River Eagles faced the Genoa Central Dragons on the baseball diamond, Friday, April 1st. The Eagles lost the conference game 14-4, leaving the Eagles with a 3-2 season so far.

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Bearcat Track Takes Big Strides

BY MELANIE BUCK – Mena High School Track & Field athletes traveled to Mansfield on Tuesday, March 29, to compete in the Mansfield Tiger Relays. Both boys and girls faired well in the competition, with the boys receiving a plaque for runner-up in team scoring. Senior Zach Jewell won High Point Individual, receiving first place in all of his events ...

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Acorn Tigers Stung by Yellowjackets

The Acorn Tigers faced the Mulberry Yellowjackets on Friday, April 1st, and lost the non-conference game with a final score of 6-3. Acorn Tiger Lane Ferguson was the starting pitcher and had two strikeouts. Ashton Pardon pitched in relief and put three strikeouts under his belt. Pardon also had two RBI’s in the game. Tiger Coach Scott Bohlman said of ...

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Acorn Middle & High School Archery Teams Compete in the ANASP State Tournament

The Acorn Archery Middle and High School teams travelled to Hot Springs, to compete in the ANASP, State Archery Tournament.  The Acorn Archery High School Team placed 9th overall in the State of Arkansas.  The Acorn Archery Middle School Team placed 26 overall in the State of Arkansas. Acorn Archery had three who placed in the top five of their respective ...

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Mena 3rd Grade: Hot Springs Hoop Play Champs

The third grade Ladycat girls were the Hot Springs Hoop Play champs on March 13th. Pictured left to right: Dani Gibbs, Kinley Hall, Reese Montgomery, Rylie Bentley, Addison Thomas, Taliyah Borin, Bracee Lance, Isabelle Vacca, and Laney Gilchrist.

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