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UPCOMING SPORTS SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

Friday, March 29, 2019 BASEBALL: Cossatot River vs. Acorn Horatio vs. Mount Ida Mena vs. Nashville   SOFTBALL: Cossatot River vs. Acorn Mena at The River City Rumble Tournament Horatio vs. Mount Ida   Saturday, March 30, 2019 SOFTBALL: Mena at The River City Rumble Tournament   Monday, April 1, 2019 BASEBALL: Acorn vs. Dierks Cossatot River vs. Gurdon Murfreesboro ...

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Lady Razorbacks Basketball Advance in WNIT

(FAYETTEVILLE, AR) Arkansas came out on fire on Sunday, inside Bud Walton Arena and stayed hot all afternoon, smashing Alabama – Birmingham, 100-52, in the second round of the WNIT. The Razorbacks made a school record 15 – three pointers, shooting 15-for-30 and 37-for-72 (51.7%) overall from the floor for the game. Arkansas jumped out to a 26-10 lead after ...

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Lady Razorback Softball Drops Game 3 Against Lady Vols

(KNOXVILLE, TN) The University of Arkansas softball team was unable to string together enough base hits in the final innings of Sunday’s rubber-match, dropping game three to #5 Tennessee in a 5-2 decision. Arkansas (22-9, 4-5) would score first, as junior Sydney Parr took her first at-bat up the middle and to the warning track in center field for a ...

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NFL’s 100th Season To Feature Two Big Rivals

(PHOENIX)  As part of the celebration of its 100th season, the NFL will break from tradition and feature the Green Bay Packers vs. the Chicago Bears in its season opener Sept. 5. Staging the Thursday night game at Chicago’s Soldier Field — even if it is a modernized version of the stadium — adds to the theme. There will be ...

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Razorbacks Head Into 2nd Round of NIT Tournament

(FAYETTEVILLE) The Arkansas Razorbacks head to Bloomington, Indiana for their next opponent in the National Invitation Tournament. The #1 seeded, Indiana Hoosiers are coming off a victory against the Saint Francis (PA) Red Flash, 89-72 on Tuesday. While, the Razorbacks are coming off a win over the Providence Fryars, by the score of 84-72. The winner of this Saturday’s game ...

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Luke Floyd Victorious at Kentucky

Mena Elks Lodge #781 Hoop Shoot winner from last month traveled to Paducah, KY to represent Arkansas at the next level. Kentucky Lodge #380 hosted the Central Region Championships where Polk County’s own, Luke Floyd, won the overall 12 & 13 year old division against three other opponents representing Tennessee, Kentucky, and Missouri. Luke will compete at the next level ...

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AREA YOUTH BOXER MAKES DEBUT AND WINS

Parker Couch, a 14 year old from Mena, made his amatuer boxing debut on Saturday, March 16th at The Donnybrook in the Delta” at the Historic Laura Conner Gym in Augusta, Arkansas. Parker boxed in the 201 pound and above division. According to reports, Couch faced a very strong opponent from the Azeez Boxing Club of Pine Bluff. Couch scored ...

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Hogs Dance Into March Madness of the NIT

By: Sam Jordan The Arkansas Razorbacks will get to dance in March; just not to the BIG DANCE of the NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament. Instead, the Hogs will hit the road to Providence, Rhode Island and the 1st round of the National Invitation Tournament. Arkansas got the 5th seed in the bracket that features Indiana, Clemson, and Furman. The Providence ...

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Bucks XCountry Trio Named SCHOLAR ALL AMERICANS by NJCAA

[March 14, 2019 | Mena, Ark.] The NJCAA XCountry Coaches Association has named three Bucks XCountry athletes as Scholar All Americans. UA Rich Mountain Chancellor Dr. Phillip Wilson and XCountry Coach Samantha Shores surprised Marlenne Mendez, Miriam Mendez, and Alisa Kimble with the presentation of their plaques Thursday. Despite the high demands of the XCountry program, this trio maintained GPAs ...

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Mena LadyCats Post-Season Basketball Honors Announced

    All Conference: Gracie Lyle, Paige Evans, & Kiera Kesterson. 2nd team all conference: Tateli Thacker

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