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Operation: Prom Showcases Devastation of Drunk Driving

With Mena High School students set to enjoy the 2018 Prom this Saturday night, the current Juniors and Seniors were witness to the Operation:Prom demonstration at the Polk County Fairgrounds on Tuesday morning. Operation:Prom is a life-like simulation of a two-vehicle DWI accident, with one of the vehicles being driven by an intoxicated high school student after prom. The simulation ...

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Lady Tigers Win Union Bank Jr. Invitational Tournament

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Saturday, December 9th, the Acorn Jr. Lady Tigers took on the Mena Jr. Ladycats in the championship game of the Union Bank Jr. Invitational Basketball Tournament. The Lady Tigers entered Saturday’s championship game with tournament wins over Arkansas High and Fayetteville, as Mena entered with wins against Umpire and DeQueen. Both Acorn and Mena went ...

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Senators Offense Erupts Against Mena

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Friday, November 3rd, the Mena Bearcats (3-7, 0-7) senior high football traveled to Joe T. Robinson in Little Rock, Arkansas to take on the Senators (10-0, 7-0), in their last game of the 2017 season. Robinson won the coin toss and deferred to receive the ball to start the second half of play. The Bearcats ...

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Bearcats Struggle In Nashville

BY EASTON LEONARD – Friday night, October 20th, the Mena Bearcats (3-5, 0-5) senior high football team traveled to Nashville to take on the Scrappers (5-3, 3-2), with their top offensive and defensive player, Justin Dean, on the sidelines due to an injury. Mena won the opening coin toss and deferred to receive the ball to start the second half. ...

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Fast Cats Kicks Off

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – The annual Fast Cats conditioning program kicked off, Monday July 10. Fast Cats is a 3 week speed and conditioning program for all athletes K-12th grade. The camp runs Monday-Thursday each week until the last day on Thursday, July 27.  Fast Cats starts each day at 7 a.m. Male athletes, 8th-12th grade trains from 7-8:30 a.m. ...

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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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Mena Wins Tough One Against Curly Wolves

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Prescott Curly Wolves traveled to the Union Bank Center Friday night, February 3rd, to take on the Mena Bearcats. Mena started off strong in the first quarter on an 11-2 run before the Curly Wolves called a timeout with 4:55 left in the quarter. The Bearcats were up by as many as 13 points in ...

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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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Number One Ranked Nashville Scrappers Coming to Mena

BY RICK WRIGHT – The Bearcats took a huge step towards the 2016 Class 4A State Playoffs last week by defeating the Arkadelphia Badgers 23-21. Mena came up with big plays when they had to, including a 70 yard catch and run to take the lead in the fourth quarter. It will not only take big plays this week, it ...

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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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