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Ladycats Fall To Waldron

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday, November 28th, the Mena Ladycats senior high basketball team hosted the Waldron Lady Bulldogs at the Union Bank Center. In a low scoring first quarter, with only twelve total points scored, Waldron outscored the Ladycats 10-2. Both Mena and the Lady Bulldogs scored four points each in the second quarter, allowing Waldron to take ...

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Lady Eagles Soar In Booneville Tournament

BY EASTON LEONARD The Cossatot senior high basketball teams recently competed in the annual Booneville Bearcats basketball tournament. On Monday, November 27, the Eagles took on the hosting Booneville Bearcats, and fell short 52-34. Taking on Western Yell County in their next and final game of the tournament, the Cossatot senior boys won 51-30. The Cossatot Lady Eagles didn’t play ...

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Bearcats Take Down Rival Bulldogs

BY EASTON LEONARD – Last week, on Tuesday, November 28th, the Mena senior high Bearcats basketball team hosted their rival Waldron Bulldogs at the Union Bank Center. In a close first quarter for the majority, the Bearcats were able to pull away, and take a 17-13 lead into the second quarter. Both stayed close together in the second quarter as ...

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Lady Tigers Win Hartford Tournament

BY EASTON LEONARD – Throughout last week, the Acorn senior high basketball teams competed in the 6th Annual Gary Ford Invitational Basketball Tournament at Hartford High School. Tipping off the tournament, on Monday, November 27th, both the Tigers and Lady Tigers took on Heavener. The Lady Tigers won 73-57, and the senior boys defeated the Wolves 82-73. In their second ...

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Bearcats Take Down Dierks In Double Overtime

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Monday, November 27th, the Mena Bearcats Sr. High basketball team took on the Dierks Outlaws for their home opener at the Union Bank Center. Prior to the varsity team action, the junior varsity Bearcats defeated Dierks 36-30. Mena started the game on a 10-0, before the Outlaws scored their first bucket with 4:59 left in ...

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Ladycats Win Home Opener

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Mena High School Sr. High Ladycats hosted the Dierks Lady Outlaws at the Union Bank Center for their first home game of the season on Monday, November 27. In a low scoring first quarter, the Ladycats outscored Dierks 8-6, to take a 2 point lead into the second quarter of play. Only 14 total points ...

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Bearcats Win Arkansas-Oklahoma River Valley Championship

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Saturday, November 18th, the Mena Bearcats fourth grade football team took on the Booneville Bearcats in the Arkansas-Oklahoma River Valley Championship Game at Mansfield. Going into Saturday’s game, Booneville was undefeated with a week one win against Paris (34-0), week two win against Waldron (44-0), week three win against Mansfield (36-0), week four win against ...

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Eagles Soar Over Leopards

BY JAY BUNYARD – The much anticipated senior girls contest Friday night, November 17, at Cossatot River High School, was as good as advertised. The Lady Eagles nipped De Queen, as Reagan Richardson knocked down the game winning free throw with no time remaining on the clock. The defensive contest was tight throughout. The two teams were tied at 20 ...

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Lady Tigers Dominate Homecoming

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Friday, November 17th, Acorn basketball hosted Cutter-Morning Star for Homecoming Ceremonies at Acorn High School, during which senior Faith Hill was crowned as Homecoming Queen. Along with games and ceremonies, Acorn honored the late Mrs. Davis by dedicating the ‘old gym’ to her. Along with the old gym dedication, Acorn dedicated the track and field ...

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Cossatot & Mena Jr. High Compete on the Court

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Thursday, November 9th, Cossatot Junior High basketball hosted Mena at Cossatot River High School. In the first game of the night, the seventh grade Jr. Ladycats defeated Cossatot 18-10, as Madi Lyle of Mena contributed 7 points. For the second game, the seventh grade Jr. Bearcats were led by Silas McIntyre’s 10 points to a ...

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