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Team Defender Boxing Team…

Team Defenders went 4-1 at State Silver Gloves tournament this weekend in North Little Rock and advance to regionals in January. Sally Davison 70lb Champion, Kathryn Davison 120lb champion, Ciara Self 100lb Champion , Zack Willis 114 lb Champion, Jesse Self 138 lb runner up. “I couldn’t be more proud of this young team of warriors. They fought and supported ...

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UARM Bucks High School Basketball Classic

The Mena senior teams split with Shiloh Christian Friday night before dropping both contests against the Bergman senior teams Saturday night in the UARM Bucks High School Basketball Classic over the weekend in Mena. The LadyCats went to overtime Friday night before turning back the Lady Saints 51-48. Mena led 24-21 at the half. The game was tied at 43 ...

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Pittman New Head Hog

The University of Arkansas announced Sunday that they’ve hired former Razorback assistant Sam Pittman to be the new head coach.  Pittman, the 34th head coach in Arkansas football history, returns to the Hill after a four-year stint with the Georgia Bulldogs.  Pittman was the Offensive Line Coach and Associate Head Coach with the Bulldogs. Pittman is familiar with Fayettville and ...

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Latest Signees for UARM Bucks Baseball

Submitted by UARM Coach Lance Spigner has been recruiting for Bucks Baseball since his former team, the Horatio Lion’s, were beat out of the 2A Semi-Finals in May. With the hopes of building a roster of 35 to 40 student-athletes, Coach Spigner has added a talented signing class during the early signing period starting November 1st. Recruiting will never stop ...

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11 Bearcats Received Post-Season Honors

A total of eleven Mena Bearcats have received post-season honors for their play during the 2019 football season.  Six Bearcats made the 4-4A All Conference Team while five received honorable mentions. Mena finished the season 7-4 and made it to the first round of the state playoffs where the Bearcats were defeated by Gosnell. #4-Zane Stephens-Sr. #71-Tristen Beck-Sr. #43-Devan Adams-Sr. ...

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Muss Bus Off to 7-0 Start with Victory over N. Kentucky

The Hardwood Hogs extended their winning streak to 7 games as they held on to defeat Northern Kentucky 66-60 to remain unbeaten on the season.  The 7-0 start is the best for the Razorbacks since the 97-98 season when they began the year with 8 straight wins.  That team ended up being defeated in the second round of the NCAA ...

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The Right Person: New Collegiate Softball Program Sees Bonhem Pitcher in Action, Invites to Join

By Rich Hilliard Fannin County Leader sports BONHAM — Earning academic all-district notoriety yearly shows a few things about Bonham senior Mackenzie Person. She’s able to succeed simultaneously during the season on and off the field. She’s also able to use skills useful in one place in another. Take an observation she has made about her pitching — and how ...

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Fight Night in the Fort

Local fighters took to the ring Friday night in Fort Smith at Fight Night In The Fort. Jesse Self lost in a tough bout, but fought hard. Smith moves his record to 1-2 but he gaining valuable ring experience every time out. Jesse is the 15 year old son on Melissa and David Self of Wickes. Zack Willis brought home ...

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Tigers Devour Hogs

The Arkansas Razorbacks fell to the #1 team in the nation Saturday night. The Hogs were defeated by the LSU Tigers 56-20. The Razorbacks, in their first game since the firing of Chad Morris, had only 100 yards of total offense in the first half while giving up over 300 yards to the top ranked Tigers.  Arkansas gave up 612 ...

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Mena 6th Grade Champions of AR/OK River Valley Football League

The Mena 6th grade Bearcats are the 2019 Champions of the Arkansas/Oklahoma River Valley Football League’s Midget Division. Photo submitted.

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