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Two Mena Boxing Club Boxers Competed In Augusta

(MENA)  Zachary Willis, age 11 and Parker Couch, age 15, attended the Arkansas State Junior Olympics Boxing Tournament this past Saturday, March 30th. The tournament was held in Augusta. Willis, was registered in the 11-12 yr old 110 pound division. Unfortunately, there were no opponents in his division. He will advance to the regionals as Arkansas State Champion ( unopposed). ...

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McKenzie Achieves 3rd Highest Score in Archery Tournament

Wickes Elementary archer, Aiden McKenzie, recently achieved the 3rd Highest Score in the Elementary Division 3D Tournament at the Arkansas State Archery Tournament in Hot Springs. Aiden is a 5th grade student in the Cossatot River School District, and he is an archer on the Wickes Elementary Archery Team coached by Shelly Speight.

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UPCOMING SPORTS SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

Thursday, April 4, 2019 BASEBAL: Mount Ida vs. Cossatot River SOFTBALL: Acorn vs. Waldron Mount Ida vs. Cossatot River   Friday, April 5, 2019 BASEBALL: Gurdon vs. Acorn Hope vs. Mena SOFTBALL: Gurdon vs. Acorn Hope vs. Mena   Monday, April 8, 2019 BASEBALL: Acorn vs. Horatio Cossatot River vs. Foreman Gurdon vs. Mount Ida SOFTBALL: Acorn vs. Horatio Cossatot ...

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Razorbacks Head Basketball Coach Mike Anderson Fired

(FAYETTEVILLE)  The University of Arkansas fired men’s basketball coach Mike Anderson on Tuesday, citing a failure to consistently compete for conference and national championships. Anderson, 59, never finished with a losing record in eight seasons as the Razorbacks’ head coach, but it wasn’t enough to keep his job after Arkansas finished the season 18-16 and didn’t advance to the NCAA ...

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3 on 3 Basketball Tournament Scheduled

(ACORN)  Makenna Goss is the 2019-2020 FCCLA Vice President of Parlimentary Law for the state of Arkansas. She will be traveling to FCCLA National Leadership Convention in Anaheim, CA in July as a state representative. Kenzie Daniels qualified to compete in FCCLA Star Events at the National level. To help with their expenses, a 3 on 3 basketball tournament will ...

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Local Athlete Participating In The World Games of Special Olympics

(MENA) The only athlete from Arkansas has come home to Mena with two bronze medals from the recently held World Games of the Special Olympics. The games took place March 14th through the 21st. Krista Carstens participated in the 4 x 100 relay, the 100 meter and 200 meter sprint competitions this past weekend in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. ...

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Acorn Archers Are The Best In Arkansas

(ACORN) – For a high school program in rural Western Arkansas, pride is running high especially after only being a program for only seven years. The hard work paid off and now the Acorn Archery team would like to get some help that would help pay for expenses in their trip to the National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) Archery ...

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AAA Rule Changes For High School Football Includes A 40-Second Play Clock, State Option for Postseason Instant Replay

From: Arkansas Activities Association-AAA INDIANAPOLIS, IN (February 11, 2019) — In an effort to establish a more consistent time period between downs in high school football, the play clock will start at 40 seconds instead of 25 seconds in many cases beginning with the 2019 season. This change was one of seven rules revisions recommended by the National Federation of ...

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Razorbacks Football Preparing For Annual Red / White Game

(FAYETTEVILLE) – The Arkansas Razorbacks Football team is starting to make final preparations for the annual Spring football game at Reynolds / Razorback Stadium. Head Coach Chad Morris begins his second season at the helm of the Hogs and is expecting better outcomes from this years squad. Broken Arrow (Okla.) four-star safety Myles Slusher has trimmed his list to ten, ...

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Hogs Lose by 3 Points In The NIT Tournament, Finish The Season 17-14

(BLOOMINGTON, IN) The Arkansas Razorbacks scraped and clawed their way close to overtaking the top seeded, Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday, March 23rd; but, could not get enough in the end, losing to the Hoosiers, 63-60, in front of over 12, 000 spectators in Bloomington, Indiana. Guard Desi Sills scored 18 for the Hogs (17-14). Isaiah Joe added another 12 points ...

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