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Lady Tigers Finish as 1A-7 District Runners-Up

BY NORM BETZ – The Acorn Lady Tigers fell to the Kirby Lady Trojans in the 1A-7 West District Championship game, 45-20. It was an odd night in Oden, as the Lady Tigers never really got in sync and struggled to put points on the board all night long. “It was an off night for us,” said Lady Tigers head ...

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Lady Tigers Tame Lady Lions, 77-44

BY NORM BETZ – The Acorn Lady Tigers thumped the 2A Lady Lions of Mt. Ida on Senior Night, 77-44. Senior Jessica Looney guided the Lady Tigers to victory and led all-scorers on the night with an impressive 33 point performance. Mt. Ida grabbed the lead twice in the first two minutes of the game, but the Lady Tigers were ...

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Tigers Win in OT on Senior Night, 72-70

BY NORM BETZ – The Acorn Tigers took a different approach in the Senior Night nightcap, defeating the 2A Mt. Ida Lions on Friday night in Acorn, in overtime, 72-70. Senior Morgan Hair led all-scorers with 27 points, while senior Sky Jackson finished three points behind with 24 points. Hair and Jackson combined to lead the Lions 10-9, before senior ...

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Ladycats Cruise Past Lady Badgers, 50-20

BY NORM BETZ – The Mena Ladycats controlled every aspect of the game against Arkadelphia, defeating the Lady Badgers by 30 points, 50-20. Jacquelyn Johnson led all-scorers and the Ladycats with 11 points. With the victory Mena improved to 8-4 in 4A-7 Conference play and 12-11 overall on the season. The Ladycats opened up the game on a 15-0 run ...

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Bearcats Fall to Badgers, 62-45

BY NORM BETZ – The Mena Bearcats played tough, but ultimately fell to the Arkadelphia Badgers, 62-45, in a 4A-7 Conference game on Friday night at the Union Bank Center in Mena. Junior Jarrett Clibrey led the Bearcats with 15 points, while Arkadelphia’s Bryant Robinson led all-scorers with 25 points. The Bearcats kept pace with the Badgers in the opening ...

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Lady Tigers Subdue Lady Wildcats, 61-24

BY NORM BETZ – The Acorn Lady Tigers dominated the Lady Wildcats in every aspect of the game on Friday night, defeating Umpire, 61-24. Three Lady Tigers finished the game in double digits with junior Ashlee Long leading all-scorers with 15 points. Seniors Jessica Looney and Misty Oglesby finished with 13 points and 12 points, respectively. Acorn started off the ...

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Tigers Tame the Wildcats, 75-51

BY NORM BETZ – The Acorn Tigers tamed the Wildcats of Umpire, 75-51, on Friday night in Acorn. Senior Sky Jackson led all-scorers on the night with 31 points, while Umpire’s Desmond Pinson wasn’t far behind, finishing with 29 points. Umpire played with a lot of heart, only having six players, but it just wasn’t enough as the Tigers earned ...

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Bulldogs Squeak Past Bearcats, 59-53

BY NORM BETZ – The Mena Bearcats were hot when the game tipped, going on a 9-0 run to lead the Waldron Bulldogs, cooled off in the third, but ended the game on fire, outscoring Waldron 22-16 in the fourth quarter. However, it just wasn’t enough as the Bulldogs ultimately defeated the Bearcats, 59-53. Zak Terwilliger started off the run ...

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Ladycats Dominate Lady Bulldogs, 49-17

    BY NORM BETZ – The Mena Ladycats dominated the Waldron Lady Bulldogs in every aspect of the game on Friday night, on their way to a 49-17 rout. The Ladycats held Waldron to just two points in the first quarter, 10 points in the second quarter, three points in the third quarter, and two points in the fourth. ...

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Eagles Cage Panthers, 62-35

BY NORM BETZ – The Cossatot River Eagles held the Panthers of Fouke to just three points in the second quarter and ultimately won the contest, 62-35, on Friday night. “We had a really good start to the game,” said first-year Eagles head coach Kevin Kyzer. “We did get sloppy at times, but played great defense and continued to score ...

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