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Bearcats Take Down Dierks In Double Overtime

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Monday, November 27th, the Mena Bearcats Sr. High basketball team took on the Dierks Outlaws for their home opener at the Union Bank Center. Prior to the varsity team action, the junior varsity Bearcats defeated Dierks 36-30. Mena started the game on a 10-0, before the Outlaws scored their first bucket with 4:59 left in ...

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Bearcats Fall To Warren; End Season

BY EASTON LEONARD – The hometown Mena Bearcats took on the Warren Lumberjacks, on Wednesday, February 22, at Nashville High School, in the 4A South Regional Basketball Tournament. Mena’s Cross Hughes led the team with seven of their eight points in the first quarter, but the Lumberjacks’ offense was able to put up fifteen, to hold a 15-8 lead after ...

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Bearcats Win Over Fountain Lake in First Round of 7-4A District Tourney

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Mena Bearcat’s basketball season will continue on after a swift win in the first round of the 7-4A Senior High District Tournament over the Fountain Lake Cobras Tuesday night. Mena’s only points in the first quarter came via free throws, as neither team started off very swell on the offensive side of the ball. The ...

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Bearcats Take On Genoa Central On Senior Night

BY EASTON LEONARD – Mena took on the Genoa Central Dragons on Senior Night Friday, February 10th, at the Union Bank Center.  The Bearcats set the tone early in the game, as Mena outscored the Dragons 17-5 in the opening quarter of play. Genoa Central couldn’t stop the Bearcats in the second quarter either, as they allowed Mena to score ...

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Bearcats Sneak Past Panthers of Ashdown

BY EASTON LEONARD – Mena hosted the Ashdown Panthers Friday night, January 27th, at the Union Bank Center at Mena High School. The Bearcats started the game on a 13-6 run, before Ashdown called a timeout with 1:47 left in the quarter. After a technical foul on the Panther’s coach and a few shots, Mena went on to take a ...

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Bearcats Victorious In Waldron

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last Tuesday, the Mena Bearcats traveled to Waldron to take on their arch rival Bulldogs. Both teams went back and forth in the first eight minutes, but the Bearcats were able to take a 2 point lead into the second quarter, outscoring Waldron 12-10. The pace stayed the same in the second quarter, allowing Mena to ...

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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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