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Ladycats Run Rule Charleston

BY BROOKE HINES – The Mena Ladycats were back in action on Wednesday, March 2nd to play Charleston at Union Bank Park. Out on the mound was junior, Lexi Brooks, who came out with a strike to set the tone of the game. In the 5 innings Brooks pitched, she had a total of 6 strike-outs. The Ladycats came out a little slower than usual ...

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Soaring Lady Eagles Pounced by Lady Timberwolves in State Tourney

The Cossatot River Lady Eagles ended their season in Round 1 last Wednesday in 3A State Tournament Play held in Jessieville.  The Lady Eagles faced stiff opponent Cedar Ridge.  The final score of the game was 60-51.

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Eagles Dominate Bearcats in First Home Game of the Season

Mena’s 4A Bearcats were high on a victory from their season opener game last week, defeating West Yell County 14 to 2, and the young team was pumped about hosting their first home game of the season at the Union Bank Field but were abruptly stopped by the 3A Cossatot River Eagles with a final score of 13 to 1. ...

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Lady Tigers Impressive Season Ends at State Tourney

The Lady Tigers traveled to north central Arkansas to face the Scranton Lady Rockets in Round 1 of the 1A State Tourney.  Ashlee Long and Tori Barrett tied leading the Lady Tigers in points scored with 10 respectively, but the Lady Rockets strong offense stopped the Lady Tigers quest for a State title with a final score of 61-39.

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Mena Team Bass Tournament Results

Mena Team Bass held their first tournament of the season on February 20, at DeQueen Lake. Father/son duo Mickey and Chase Mitchell won with a total of 17.70 pounds. Team Deputy/Morphew brought in the biggest bass at 6.08 pounds. Other results in the tournament were: 2nd – Cobb/Fielding, 16.24; 3rd – Deputy/Morphew, 14.61; 4th – Lockhart/Wiles, 13.68; 5th – Moore/Moore, ...

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Lady Tigers Dominate Lady Trojans, Until the End, During 1A Regional Final

BY LEANN DILBECK – The Acorn Lady Tigers met up again with Kirby’s Lady Trojan’s for the 1A Regional Championship Saturday, February 27.  The last time the two teams clashed was in Tiger Territory and the Lady Trojans dominated the ball and kept the Lady Tigers from claiming their 1A District Championship on their home turf.  From the very first ...

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Ladycats Secure Victory in First Game of the Season

BY BROOKE HINES – The Mena Ladycats have started their journey towards another state title, beginning their 2016 season on Monday, February 29th on home turf. Union Bank Park was packed with fans as the Ladycats took on the Ozark Hillbillies. Opening pitcher, Jordan Ward’s offseason work paid off in the first game, always working on something new and sharpening ...

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Lady Eagles Named District Tournament Runner-Up

Cossatot River High School Senior girls were named District Tournament Runner-Up and Co-Conference Champs when they lost to Genoa with a final score 45-42. Pictured are: Front row, L-R: Jade Richardson, Kara Richardson, Raegan Richardson; Back row, L-R: Coach Tyler Timms, Ashlen Gonzalez, Megan Andrews, Harley Dering, Rhyen Martin, Lauren Driver, Kimberly Evans and Hope Lyle.

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Bearcats Stepped Up to Win Season Opener

BY BROOKE HINES – The Bearcats season opener was on Monday, February 29th in West Yell County. Coach Bates and the Mena Bearcats came out and won the first game of the season, 14 to 2. Senior players stepped up in the game to help secure the win for the Bearcats. The Mena Bearcats will be back in action on Tuesday at ...

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Acorn Archery Headed to State Tourney

Acorn Middle and High School recently competed in their regional tournament where both teams placed 2nd. The top three males in the high school category were: Chantry Blake, Alden Maywald, and John Collins; females: Bridgette Magness, Catelyn Reynolds, and Rachel Wallace. The top three males in the middle school category were: Brody Webb, Jacob Moore, and Jarrett Wilhite; females: Abby ...

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