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Ladycats Rout Lady Badgers, 15-1

BY NORM BETZ – The Mena Ladycats hosted Arkadelphia in a 4A-7 Conference game, but sent the Lady Badgers home early, after just five innings. The Ladycats mustered 13 hits in four innings on the way to a 15-1 victory. Junior pitcher Jordan Ward was outstanding as she held the Lady Badgers to just one hit, allowed one earned run, ...

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Ladycats Secure 5-0 Conference Win in Eight Innings

BY NORM BETZ – The Mena Ladycats traveled to Nashville to face the rival Lady Scrappers, and returned home with an eight inning, 5-0 conference victory. With the win, the Ladycats remain perfect in 4A-7 Conference play with a 5-0 conference record and improve to 17-3 overall on the season. Ladycats’ junior pitcher Jordan Ward pitched a great game, giving ...

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Bear State Bank Donates to Lady Tigers Softball Program

Bear State Bank Mena Market President Greg Goss presents a $2,500 check to Acorn Lady Tigers Head Softball Coach Chris Ledbetter on behalf of the Bear State Bank Foundation.  The Lady Tigers will be using the money for new uniforms and equipment.The Lady Tigers are undefeated in conference play, 3-0.

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Mena Track Teams Proving Hard Work Gets Big Rewards

BY MELANIE BUCK – The Mena Bearcat Boy’s Track Team competed well at the Mansfield Tiger Relays. Zach Jewell finished as the overall high-point winner for the meet. Anthony Kennedy, Clint Buck, Cody Reid, Jackson Daugherty, Heath Schnell, and Caleb Ward all placed in various events throughout the meet. On Tuesday, April 7th, The boy’s were near full strength and ...

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Hendricks Signs Letter of Intent

BY MELANIE BUCK – Mena Senior Bearcat Colton Hendricks signed a letter of intent today, Friday, April 10, to play football for Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Missouri. Hendricks was recruited as a defensive end player. Hendricks is the son of Mike and Trina Hendricks. He is the fifth Bearcat to receive a football scholarship this year. Going from teammates ...

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Lady Tigers Softball Beat Trinity Christian

Acorn Lady Tigers traveled to Texarkana today for their 2nd conference game. The Ladies beat the Trinity Christian Lady Warriors 8/4. This makes the lady Tigers record 4/ 1 over all and 2/0 in conference. 

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Ladycats Remain a Perfect, 8-0

BY NORM BETZ – The Mena Ladycats traveled down Highway 71 to do battle with the Lady Leopards of De Queen, and returned home with a 4-1 victory. The Ladycats remain perfect, improving to 8-0 on the season. Sophomore Lexi Brooks pitched the complete game, giving up one run on five hits through seven innings, while walking one and striking ...

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Mena Youth Football Gearing Up for 7-on-7 League

BY NORM BETZ – Mena High School Athletic Director Tim Harper has announced dates and times for Mena Youth 7-on-7 Football League. Harper said, “7-on-7 is very similar to flag football. It is one of the fastest growing games out there.” High Schools across the nation participate in tournaments throughout the summer to try to develop their players’ offensive and ...

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Lady Tigers Victory

Lady Tigers win their first home softball game against the County Line Lady Indians, 9-4.

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MHS Bearcats Leave Tracks at Ashdown Relay

Mena High School Track and Field traveled to Ashdown last Thursday to compete in the Ashdown Panther/Domtar Relays where as a team, the high school girls took 4th and the boys took 6th. Head track coach Aaron Pennington, and athletic director Tim Harper said that the girls and boys both did very well and they were pleased with the performance ...

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