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Local XCountry Teams Compete In Tom Stuthard Race

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Wednesday, October 25th, the local Acorn, Cossatot, and Mena Cross Country teams competed in the Tom Stuthard Race at Acorn High School. In the Junior High Girls 1.5 mile race, Horatio came in first overall, Mansfield second, and Acorn third, as Cossatot, Waldron, and Mena did not qualify to place. Individually, Keira Hall of Mena ...

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Tigers XC Earn Top Honors at Season Opener

SUBMITTED – The Acorn Tigers Cross Country got off to a great start at the Magazine Rattler run with Freshman Ashlynn Bissell leading the Jr. Lady Tigers to a 3rd place team finish, by winning the 1.5 mile race in class 1A- 6A. Justice Neufield lead the Jr. Tigers to the team title, finishing in first place in the 1A-3A ...

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Tigers are Ready to Run

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – Acorn Cross Country has been one of the dominate programs in Southwest Arkansas for a number of years under the direction of Keith Willsey. Since 1996, the Tigers have been a factor at State, making numerous visits and winning several championships along the way. This year is no different at Acorn, the Tigers look to keep ...

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Acorn’s State Cross-Country Legacy Continues!

BY MELANIE BUCK – Runners from around the county competed in the Arkansas State Cross Country Championships on Saturday at Oaklawn Racetrack in Hot Springs. Each of the county’s three districts had runners place in the top 20, with one school bringing home a team trophy. In the Class 1A/2A Division, Acorn High School girls brought home the runner-up trophy ...

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Acorn Hosts Southwest Regional Cross Country Meet

BY MELANIE BUCK – Acorn High School hosted the 2016 Tom Stuthard Southwest Regional Cross Country Meet on Wednesday, November 2nd. In the Junior High Boys’ Division, Mena had three runners sweep the top three spots. Logan Myers, Thadeus Nance, and Curtis Curry, came in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, to claim victory over the pool of competitive runners. Acorn Junior ...

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Bearcats & Tigers Traveled to McCurtain County for Meet

BY RICK WRIGHT – The Mena Bearcats and Acorn Tigers participated in the McCurtain County Cross-Country Invitational Monday, October 10th at Idabel Country Club in Idabel, Oklahoma. In Senior Boys Team results: The Acorn Tigers placed 3rd with a time of 1:27:42.85. The Mena Bearcats took 5th with 1:30:51.19. In Senior Boys Individual results, 3rd place went to Clint Buck, ...

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Acorn Junior Boys & Girls Win Cross-Country Meet at Lion’s Club

BY RICK WRIGHT – The first Mena Acorn Lion’s Club Cross Country meet was held Tuesday, October 4th at the Mena Lion’s Club. De Queen won the Senior Girl’s and Senior Boy’s Division, while Acorn won the Junior Girl’s and Junior Boy’s Divisions. De Queen won the senior girl’s 5K division with a total team time of 1:52:03.70. The Acorn ...

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Buck Wins the Stutard Stampede Cross Country Meet

BY RICK WRIGHT – Bearcat Clint Buck dominated the field in the Senior Boy’s Division at the Stutard Stampede Cross-Country Meet held at Acorn High School Tuesday, September 13th. Schools that particiapted in the Stutard Stampede cross-country meet included: host Acorn, Mena, Cossatot River, De Queen, Waldron, Magazine, Mansfield, Booneville, and Mount Ida. Sr. Boy’s Top 10 plus Polk County ...

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Acorn Cross-Country Teams Anticipating Another Winning Season

BY RICK WRIGHT – The year 2016 looks to be a good one for the Acorn Tigers Cross-Country program. Both junior boys and and girls have a lot of runners and look again to be contenders for top honors at Invitational Meets. “Basketball Coaches Mike Jackson for girls and Chris Ledbetter for the boys have really helped get the runners ...

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Acorn and Mena Gearing-Up for Cross Country Season

SUBMITTED BY KEITH WILSEY – The Acorn Sr. Girls were State Runner-Up in 2014, and look to upset defending champion, Trinity Christian, in the 2015 season.  Acorn Senior Girls will be lead by All State Runners, Morgan Fagan, a junior, and sophomore, Faith Hill. They will be leading a group of young and talented runners on the Tiger team. In Senior Boys, Nathan ...

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