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Lady Tigers Subdue Lady Wildcats, 61-24

BY NORM BETZ – The Acorn Lady Tigers dominated the Lady Wildcats in every aspect of the game on Friday night, defeating Umpire, 61-24. Three Lady Tigers finished the game in double digits with junior Ashlee Long leading all-scorers with 15 points. Seniors Jessica Looney and Misty Oglesby finished with 13 points and 12 points, respectively. Acorn started off the ...

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Tigers Tame the Wildcats, 75-51

BY NORM BETZ – The Acorn Tigers tamed the Wildcats of Umpire, 75-51, on Friday night in Acorn. Senior Sky Jackson led all-scorers on the night with 31 points, while Umpire’s Desmond Pinson wasn’t far behind, finishing with 29 points. Umpire played with a lot of heart, only having six players, but it just wasn’t enough as the Tigers earned ...

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Bulldogs Squeak Past Bearcats, 59-53

BY NORM BETZ – The Mena Bearcats were hot when the game tipped, going on a 9-0 run to lead the Waldron Bulldogs, cooled off in the third, but ended the game on fire, outscoring Waldron 22-16 in the fourth quarter. However, it just wasn’t enough as the Bulldogs ultimately defeated the Bearcats, 59-53. Zak Terwilliger started off the run ...

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Ladycats Dominate Lady Bulldogs, 49-17

    BY NORM BETZ – The Mena Ladycats dominated the Waldron Lady Bulldogs in every aspect of the game on Friday night, on their way to a 49-17 rout. The Ladycats held Waldron to just two points in the first quarter, 10 points in the second quarter, three points in the third quarter, and two points in the fourth. ...

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Eagles Cage Panthers, 62-35

BY NORM BETZ – The Cossatot River Eagles held the Panthers of Fouke to just three points in the second quarter and ultimately won the contest, 62-35, on Friday night. “We had a really good start to the game,” said first-year Eagles head coach Kevin Kyzer. “We did get sloppy at times, but played great defense and continued to score ...

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Lady Eagles Remain Perfect in Conference Play

BY NORM BETZ – The Cossatot River Lady Eagles flew past the Fouke Lady Panthers, 57-27, to remain a perfect 4-0 in 3A-7 conference play on Friday night. “We shot the ball well and our energy was good,” said Lady Eagles head coach Tyler Timms. “We really set the tempo of the game with our defensive play.” The Lady Eagles ...

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Lady Tigers Take Win for Girls & Eagles Take Win for Boys During Cossatot River Basketball Tournament

Cossatot River High School held the Cossatot River Tournament over the weekend. The Acorn Lady Tigers took 1st place in the girls’ division while the Cossatot Lady Eagles took 2nd place. In the boys division, the Cossatot River Eagles grabbed 1st place and the Acorn Tigers took 2nd. Pictured above are the Acorn Lady Tigers after their 1st place win.

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Lady Tigers Named Champs of Booneville Tournament

The Acorn Lady Tigers Basketball Team claimed first place in the Booneville Tournament on December 6. Players are: Tara Warrington, Harley Dearing, Adrianna Howard, Jessica Looney, Ashley Long, Misty Oglesby, Brittany Willhite, Macie Adams, Teagan Vann, Shayla Vaught, Taylor Deramus, Brooke Bates, Ashton Shores, Morgan Fagan. The girls are coached by Mike Jackson. Jessica Looney, Adrianna Howard, and Teagan Vann ...

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Lady Eagles Named Champions of Redwater Tourney

The Cossatot River Lady Eagles recently won the Redwater, Texas Invitational Basketball Tournament. Players are: (front row)  Kara Richardson, Stacy Wilcher, Reagan Richardson, Saybra Richardson, and Alanna Craft; (back row) Coach Lakyn Cowart, Hope Lyle, Megan Andrews, Ally Hoyle, Kylie Tadlock, Caylee Stuart, Kim Zarate, and Coach Tyler Timms.

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2014 Bearcats End Historic Season as 4A State Runner-Up

BY NORM BETZ All good things must come to an end, and for the Mena Bearcats, it came with a historic finish. The Bearcats finished as the State Runner-Up after making their final appearance of the season in the Arkansas 4A State Championship in War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. The final score was 48-14, with the Warren Lumberjacks being ...

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