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Local XCountry Teams Compete In Mena Lion’s Club Meet

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday, October 3rd, the local Acorn and Mena Cross-Country teams competed in a meet hosted by Mena at the Lion’s Club. In the Junior High Girls race, DeQueen came in first place, with Waldron in second, Horatio in third, Mansfield in fourth, Acorn in fifth, Heavener in sixth, Mena in seventh, and Nashville in eighth. ...

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Local XCountry Teams Compete In Mansfield Invitational

BY EASTON LEONARD – Saturday, September 23rd, the local Mena and Acorn High School Cross-Country teams competed in the Mansfield Invitational meet. In the Senior High Boys 5,000 Meter Run, Robert McIntyre of Mena finished in first place, while Cross Hughes of Acorn took third place. Faith Hill of Acorn High School came in third place in the Senior High ...

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Cossatot River Kicks off Cross Country Season

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Cossatot River High School Cross Country team has kicked off their 2017 season, and looks to succeed during Coach Blake Alexander’s second year. Coach Alexander was pleased with his first year, as the senior boys placed District Runner-Up. However, the girls team did not have enough competitors to compete in the post-season meets. When asked ...

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Cross Country Nears Season

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – As school begins, along with volleyball and football, cross country will get started at schools around the county. Mena Cross Country Coach Randy Peters is looking forward to the upcoming season, “We have lost some runners, but we have a lot coming back this next year. We will have more athletes out running than we have ...

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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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BEARCAT SENIOR CLINT BUCK WINS BACK TO BACK CROSS-COUNTRY MEETS

BY RICK WRIGHT – Mena Bearcat Clint Buck followed up his cross-country win at Acorn by taking first place at the Mansfield Invitational Cross-Country Meet Saturday, September 24th. Buck ran a 17:58.31 to take first place, while Robert McIntyre of Mena took eighth with a 19:56.03. Kenny Denley of Acorn placed 10th with a 20:28.44. Joe Looney of Mena came ...

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Buck Takes Top Honors

BY LEANN DILBECK – All three county school districts were represented in the Mansfield Cross Country Meet on Saturday, September 26. Although Mena and Acorn have seasoned runners, Cossatot River is in their first season as a cross country team. The Mena’s top runner, Clint Buck came in 1st in the senior boys division with a time of 18 minutes ...

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Mena Competes in State Cross Country

On Saturday, November 9, the Mena Bearcats were represented by senior, Vanessa Parnell, and freshman, Clint Buck, in the Arkansas State Cross Country meet held at Oaklawn Racetrack in Hot Springs. Parnell, in the last race of her high school career, placed 5th in Class 4A with a personal best time of 20:29 in a race that held 88 high ...

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Acorn Lady Tigers Claim 4th Straight A-AA Cross-Country State Title

BY LEANN DILBECK – Coach Keith Wilsey has led his Acorn Lady Tigers Cross-Country Team to claim their 4th straight Class A-AA State Championship title. The ladies competed at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs over the weekend. Morgan Fagan, Krysten Fagan and Jasmine Jackson led their team to finish in 1, 2, and 6  places in the State and have ...

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Bearcats Cross Country Team Competes at Lake Hamilton Invitational

Mena’s Cross Country Team competed in the Lake Hamilton Invitational held at Oaklawn Racetrack on Saturday, October 19.  All divisions included students from all Class A schools up to Class 7A. Senior Vanessa Parnell placed 29th in her race that had more than 235 high school girls. Freshman Clint Buck placed 138th in the high school boys division that had ...

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