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AAA Rule Changes For High School Football Includes A 40-Second Play Clock, State Option for Postseason Instant Replay

From: Arkansas Activities Association-AAA INDIANAPOLIS, IN (February 11, 2019) — In an effort to establish a more consistent time period between downs in high school football, the play clock will start at 40 seconds instead of 25 seconds in many cases beginning with the 2019 season. This change was one of seven rules revisions recommended by the National Federation of ...

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Bearcats Suffer Loss In Homecoming Matchup

BY EASTON LEONARD – Friday, October13th, the Mena Bearcats (3-4, 0-4) hosted the Arkadelphia Badgers (6-1, 3-1) for homecoming night at Bearcat Stadium on Randal Whorton Field. Prior to Friday night’s kickoff, in the homecoming ceremony, Mackenzie Martin was named the Maid of Honor, as Madison Maddox was crowned the 2017 Homecoming Queen. To begin the football action, Christian Lua’s ...

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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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Bearcats Scrimmage on Day Three

BY RICK WRIGHT – The Mena Bearcats held a limited contact intersquad scrimmage Saturday, August 6th at Bearcat Stadium. Head Coach Tim Harper and his coaching staff put the Bearcats through various situations, working against live offense and defensive sets. The wide receivers worked on route running, while the linemen and running backs worked to pick up blocks and maintaining ...

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