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Buck Claims Third Talimena 13.1 Title

BY MELANIE BUCK – Clint Buck, an 18-year old Mena High School senior, was named the individual winner of the 4th annual Talimena 13.1 Run and Relay on Saturday, March 11, 2017 after completing the 13.1 miles up Rich Mountain in 1 hour, 59 minutes, and 57 seconds. Although this year was not his fastest time to complete the grueling ...

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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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Buck Takes Owa-Chito 5K with Customary Sprint at the End

REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION OF THE MCCURTAIN GAZETTE AND BRAD REESING –  BEAVERS BEND STATE PARK – It took former Eagletown student Clint Buck a few minutes to catch his breath after the conclusion of the Owa-Chito 5K raceSaturday morning. But Buck had good reason, as he sprinted the last quarter of a mile to beat Nashoba’s Quartermain Briggs by less than one second ...

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Locals Teens Qualify for National Junior Olympic Championships

BY MELANIE BUCK – Mena long-distance runners, Clint Buck and Abbie Smith, look to make a trip to Albuquerque, New Mexico in December to attend the National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships. After the pair made a trip to Nashville, Arkansas over the weekend to attend the Arkansas Junior Olympic Championships, Buck became the second top qualifier in the state ...

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Buck Invited to Compete in 2014 Down Under Sports International Tournament

BY LEANN DILBECK – Clint Buck, a Mena freshman track standout, has been invited to compete in the prestigious international 26th annual Down Under Sports Tournament this summer in Australia, representing the North Central Conference Cross County Team and his hometown of Mena, Arkansas. The invitation was sent to Mena High School and Clint admits to being scared when he ...

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