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Mount Ida No Problem For Acorn Jr. Basketball

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday, January 23rd, the Acorn Jr. Lady Tigers and Jr. Tigers hosted Mount Ida. Allowing Mount Ida to score zero points in the first quarter, the Jr. Lady Tigers outscored the Jr. Lady Lions 33-9 in the first half of the girls game. Acorn continued to extend their lead throughout the game, outscoring Mount Ida ...

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Jr. Ladycats Drop Close One To Ashdown

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Monday, January 22nd, the Mena Jr. Ladycats hosted the Ashdown Pantherettes at Jim Rackley Gymnasium. Prior to the junior high varsity game, the Junior High JV Ladycats blew out their opponents 31-5. In a very low scoring first quarter, Mena outscored the Scrapperettes by two, 4-2. Both teams continued to play good defense in the ...

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Jr. Lady Eagles Win Steve Martin Invitational

BY EASTON LEONARD – Over the weekend, on Saturday, January 27th, the Cossatot River Jr. Lady Eagles defeated the Acorn Jr. Lady Tigers 46-37, to win the Steve Martin Invitational basketball tournament, on campus of Dierks High School. Congratulations to both teams on great performances throughout the tournament.

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Jr. Bearcats Take Down Ashdown

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Monday, January 22nd, the Mena Jr. High Bearcats took on the Ashdown Jr. Panthers at Jim Rackley Gymnasium. Before the junior high varsity game, the Junior High JV Bearcats won a close one by six, 19-13. Mena took an early lead in a close ballgame in the first quarter, and managed to outscore the Panthers ...

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Dean Announced To All-Star Roster

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Thursday, January 25th, Justin Dean of Mena High School was officially announced to the 2018 West All-Star Football Roster. Along with Dean, Cade Helms and Brody Davis of Mount Ida High School were also named to the West All-Stars team. Dean says, “I’m just honored to be able to be a part of something like ...

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Hill & Hughes Lead Acorn On Senior Night

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday, January 23rd, Acorn senior high basketball hosted the Mount Ida Lady Lions and Lions for Senior Night at Acorn High School. The Lady Tigers opened the game on a 7-0 run before Mount Ida made their first bucket. With 3:28 left in the opening quarter, Acorn forced the Lady Lions to call a time ...

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Acorn & Mena Jr. High Basketball Matchup

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Monday, January 15th, the Acorn and Mena junior high basketball teams matched up at Jim Rackley Gynasium, on campus of Mena Middle School. In the first two games, the Acorn 7th grade girls team defeated Mena 22-18, as the Mena 7th grade Bearcats defeated Acorn 24-15. In the junior high varsity girls game, the Acorn ...

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Bearcats Handle Cossatot

BY EASTON LEONARD – At the Union Bank Center, on Tuesday night, January 16th, the Mena Bearcats senior high basketball team hosted the Cossatot River Eagles. Prior to the senior high game, the Mena Jr. Bearcats defeated Cossatot 49-30. In the first quarter, Mena blew right past the Eagles, outscoring Cossatot 20-2, to take an eighteen point lead into the ...

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Lady Eagles Soar Past Mena

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday, January 16th, the Mena Ladycats hosted the Cossatot River Lady Eagles at the Union Bank Center. The Lady Eagles started the game off on a 9-0 run, before Mena scored it’s first bucket. Cossatot went on to outscore the Ladycats 19-2, to take a seventeen point lead into the second. The Ladycats scored eight ...

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Mena 7th Grade Basketball Competes In Greenwood

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Saturday, January 20th, the Mena 7th grade Bearcats and Ladycats competed in the Greenwood Jamboree. In the Ladycats’ first game, the A-team fell to hosting Greenwood 22-9, as the B-team also lost 12-2. In their second game, the Ladycats A-team took on Ozark and won 20-6, as Emily Machler and Keira Hall led the team ...

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