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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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Jr. Bearcats Struggle to Tackle Illusive Badger QB

BY RICK WRIGHT – The Junior Bearcats suffered their first loss of the season, falling to the Arkadelphia Badgers 31-28 Thursday, October 13th at Bearcat Stadium. The Junior Badgers featured their quarterback, Thomas, who was very illusive and provided most of the Arkadelphia offense and was the difference in the game. The Badgers returned Bearcat Mark Wilson’s opening kickoff to ...

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Bearcats to Serve up a Season Preview in the Annual Red and Black Scrimmage

BY RICK WRIGHT – The Mena Bearcats will play their annual Red and Black inter-squad game Friday, August 19th at Bearcat Stadium and will not only gain players some practice, but also give the community a preview of the local football talent. “The Red and Black scrimmage is somewhat of an evaluation tool,” said Mena Head Football Coach Tim Harper. ...

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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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Bearcats to Host Season Opener

BY NORM BETZ – The Mena Bearcats had a productive summer as well as Red and Black Scrimmage and are eager to get their 2015 campaign started. The defending 4A State Runner-up Bearcats are ready to do battle on the gridiron, which kicks off this Friday, September 4, at Randall Whorton Field. Kickoff is slated for 7:00 p.m., and will ...

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