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Bearcats Earn Spot in Regional Tournament

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Mena Bearcats have been on a tear in the second half of their season, stringing together several impressive victories heading into the post season. Their competitive play took them into the first round of the 7-4A Senior High District Tournament where they defeated the Fountain Lake Cobras by 12 points. The Bearcats were led in ...

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Lady Tigers Win District Tournament 

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Acorn Lady Tigers took on the Kirby Lady Trojans in the 1A 7-West Senior Girls District Basketball Championship game, Friday February 17th, at Acorn High School.  Acorn started the ballgame on a 7-3 run, forcing the Lady Trojans to call a quick timeout with 4:22 left in the first quarter. After the timeout, the Lady ...

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Lady Tigers Defeat Mt. Ida Lady Lions and Advance to District Championship

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Acorn Lady Tigers took on the Mt. Ida Lady Lions in the second round of the 1A District Tournament being hosted at the Acorn High School.  The Lady Tigers took to the court in the first game of Thursday night’s basketball action with strong fan support filling the stands. Acorn outscored the Lady Lions 21-15 ...

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Bearcats to Play Consolation Game Saturday

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Mena Bearcats took on the Bauxite Miners, Thursday February 16th, in the second round of the 7-4A Senior Boys District Basketball Tournament at Nashville High School. Mena started off slow, as the Bearcats allowed Bauxite to score eighteen points in the first quarter, to their eleven points. Making the score 18-11 in favor of the Miners, ...

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Bearcats Win Over Fountain Lake in First Round of 7-4A District Tourney

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Mena Bearcat’s basketball season will continue on after a swift win in the first round of the 7-4A Senior High District Tournament over the Fountain Lake Cobras Tuesday night. Mena’s only points in the first quarter came via free throws, as neither team started off very swell on the offensive side of the ball. The ...

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Acorn Knocks Out Umpire In First Round Of District

BY EASTON LEONARD – The 1-A 7-West Sr. High District Basketball Tournament kicked off last night, at Acorn High School. In the first game of the evening, the Dierks Outlaws defeated the Mt. Ida Lions. Following, the Kirby Lady Trojans defeated the Umpire Lady Wildcats by a score of 67-26. For the last game Monday night, the Acorn Tigers took ...

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PCDC Attends Arkansas Special Olympics

PCDC recently attended the Arkansas Special Olympics Winter Games held in Springdale. PCDC took clients that competed in the Floor Hockey event, winning the Silver medal overall. This was the first time they had a team and competed in Floor Hockey.

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Ladycats Gave it All in District Tourney

BY MARK TROUT – The Mena Ladycats played one of their best games of the year on Monday, February 13, before falling to Malvern 41-38 in the first round of the 7-4A district tournament at Nashville. Paige Evans led Mena with 15 points. Grace Wagner added 7. Reagan Sikes and Olivia Cannon each scored 6. Jacoya Hodges led Malvern with 15 points. ...

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Acorn Junior Tigers: 2017 District Champions

The Acorn Junior Lady Tigers defeated the Kirby Lady Trojans 30-27 in the final round of the 1A-7W Junior District Tournament making them 2017 District Champions. The Acorn Junior Lady Tigers finished the season off with an overall record of 19-3. They are coached by Mike Jackson.

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Faith Hill’s Buzzer Beater Brings Victory for Lady Tigers

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Senior Night, Tuesday February 7th, the Acorn Lady Tigers took on the Lady Lions of Mt. Ida at Acorn High School. Both Acorn and Mt. Ida shot the ball well in the first quarter, but the Lady Lions took a 14-17 lead into the second. The Lady Tigers took over the lead of the game ...

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