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Senators Put An End To Bearcats Season

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Monday night, February 12th, the Mena Bearcat senior boys basketball team traveled to Joe T. Robinson, to take on the hosting Senators, in the first round of the 7-4A Conference Basketball Tournament. The Bearcats kept Robinson fairly close in the opening quarter, as the Senators outscored Mena by only five, 13-8. Both teams played tight ...

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Bearcats Win Big Over Prescott

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last Friday night, the Mena Bearcats (15-9, 8-3) senior high basketball team hosted the Prescott Curley Wolves (7-16, 6-8) at the Union Bank Center. In a close knit first quarter, the Curley Wolves came back to take a three point, 17-14, lead over Mena going into the second quarter. Both teams continued to stay close in ...

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Lady Eagles Soar Past Mena

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday, January 16th, the Mena Ladycats hosted the Cossatot River Lady Eagles at the Union Bank Center. The Lady Eagles started the game off on a 9-0 run, before Mena scored it’s first bucket. Cossatot went on to outscore the Ladycats 19-2, to take a seventeen point lead into the second. The Ladycats scored eight ...

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Bearcats Defeat Eagles of Cossatot

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Friday, December 8th, the Cossatot River Eagles senior high basketball team hosted the Mena Bearcats on Stevenson Court on the campus of Cossatot River High School. In a back-and-forth close first quarter, Juan Trinidad of Cossatot nailed a three-pointer at the buzzer, to give the Eagles a three point, 15-12, lead going into the second. ...

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Mena Hosts Basketball Team Camp

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – The Mena boys basketball teams  hosted a team camp July 17th at Jim Rackley Gymnasium. Junior high and senior high teams were in action throughout the day. The games started at 10 a.m. and went through the whole day. Acorn and Cossatot both brought their JV and Varsity teams to play in the team camp. Games ...

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Bearcats Set to Play in Kansas City

BY LOGAN MCCOURTNEY – After participating in several 7-on-7 camps across the state, the Mena Bearcat Football team is ready to take their talents north. June 23-24th the Bearcats will play in a USA Football 7-on-7 camp in Kansas City Missouri. The camp will be held in the raucous Arrowhead Stadium, home of the Kansas City Chiefs. Coach Harper will ...

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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 Earn Spot in Regional Tournament

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Mena Bearcats have been on a tear in the second half of their season, stringing together several impressive victories heading into the post season. Their competitive play took them into the first round of the 7-4A Senior High District Tournament where they defeated the Fountain Lake Cobras by 12 points. The Bearcats were led in ...

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Bearcats to Play Consolation Game Saturday

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Mena Bearcats took on the Bauxite Miners, Thursday February 16th, in the second round of the 7-4A Senior Boys District Basketball Tournament at Nashville High School. Mena started off slow, as the Bearcats allowed Bauxite to score eighteen points in the first quarter, to their eleven points. Making the score 18-11 in favor of the Miners, ...

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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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