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Wilson & Medlin Finish Runner-Up In State Tennis Tournament 

BY EASTON LEONARD – After finishing off a great regular season and putting on a terrific show in their District Tournament, finishing runner-up, Zeb Wilson and Payton Medlin of the Mena High School ‘Rally-Cats’ Tennis team competed this week in the 4A Boys State Tennis Tournament at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, as doubles partners. On Monday, in the first ...

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Wilson & Medlin Competing In State Tennis Tournament

BY EASTON LEONARD – After finishing off a great regular season and putting on a great show in their District Tournament, finishing runner-up, Zeb Wilson and Payton Medlin of the Mena High School ‘Rally-Cats’ Tennis team are competing in the 4A Boys State Tennis Tournament at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, as doubles partners.  On Monday, in the first round ...

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Bearcats Suffer Loss In Homecoming Matchup

BY EASTON LEONARD – Friday, October13th, the Mena Bearcats (3-4, 0-4) hosted the Arkadelphia Badgers (6-1, 3-1) for homecoming night at Bearcat Stadium on Randal Whorton Field. Prior to Friday night’s kickoff, in the homecoming ceremony, Mackenzie Martin was named the Maid of Honor, as Madison Maddox was crowned the 2017 Homecoming Queen. To begin the football action, Christian Lua’s ...

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Jr. Bearcats Continue Undefeated Season

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Mena Bearcats ninth grade Junior High Football team hosted the Bauxite Crushers Thursday night, October 5th, at Bearcat Stadium. Both Bauxite and Mena kept the game scoreless until the last play of the first half, when Max Montgomery of the Bearcats completed a sixteen yard touchdown pass to Mason Brotherton who muscled his way into ...

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Wilson and Medlin To Compete In State Tennis Tournament

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last week, the Mena Rally-Cats Tennis team competed in the 4-4A District Tennis Tournament at the University of Ozarks in Clarksville. After a great showing of effort by all of the Rally-Cats, doubles-partners Zeb Wilson and Payton Medlin finished District Runner-Up and qualified to compete in the 4A State Tennis Tournament. Wilson and Medlin will compete ...

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Local Golf Teams End Seasons

BY EASTON LEONARD – Tuesday, October 3rd, the Mena Bearcats Golf team competed in the 4A State Golf Tournament in Weber Springs, to cap off the golf season for all the local teams. In the 4A State Golf Tournament, the Bearcats placed fifth overall. Before competing in the State Tournament, the Bearcat Golfers placed first in the 7-4A District Tournament. ...

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Local XCountry Teams Compete In Mena Lion’s Club Meet

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday, October 3rd, the local Acorn and Mena Cross-Country teams competed in a meet hosted by Mena at the Lion’s Club. In the Junior High Girls race, DeQueen came in first place, with Waldron in second, Horatio in third, Mansfield in fourth, Acorn in fifth, Heavener in sixth, Mena in seventh, and Nashville in eighth. ...

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Bearcats Drop Close One In Bauxite

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Friday, October 6th, the Mena Bearcats (3-3, 0-3) football team was on the road again for the second straight week, this time at Bauxite, taking on the Miners (4-2, 2-1). The Miners won the opening coin toss and chose to receive the ball to start the game. Four minutes into the first quarter, Bauxite led ...

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Ladycats Volley For A Cure

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Monday, October 2nd, Mena Volleyball hosted the Ashdown Panthers for ‘Volley For A Cure’ night at the Union Bank Center. Prior to Monday night’s games, the Ladycats had been raising money for Breast Cancer awareness along with all cancers in general. The Junior High Varsity Ladycats took the court to start off the night’s volleyball ...

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Bearcats Lose Fourth Quarter Thriller Against Malvern

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last Friday night, September 29th, the Mena Bearcats (3-2, 0-2) senior high football team traveled to Malvern to take on the Leopards (2-3, 1-1). The Bearcats opening kickoff was returned ninety-six yards by number two Demias Jimerson of Malvern for an early Leopards touchdown. After a made point-after-attempt, the Leopards led 7-0 with still 11:47 left ...

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