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Basscats Compete in the AYFA Tournament

The Basscats competed in the AYFA Tournament on Lake Ouachita on Saturday.  Austin ohnston and Cason Cannon came in 4th and Austin Rose and Evan Graves came in 7th. On Sunday the Basscats were on Lake DeGray for the Trader Bills High school tournament Trail. The Basscats took 1st and 2nd place. Austin Johnston and Cason Cannon took 1st place ...

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Bearcats Rally Against Bobcats for the Victory

The Mena Bearcats rallied for five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat Hope 14-12 Tuesday evening in Mena. Caleb Peters and Connor Efird had two hits and two RBI’s each. Austin Rose and Aaron McConnell collected a hit and two RBI’s each. Blake Brown, Kyndon Schuller, Connor Efird, and Ryan Gilbert saw mound duties for Mena. ...

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Polk County Basketball Honors

Basketball postseason honors have been announced for area athletes. In the 4A Region 7 Conference,  Mena’s Gracie Lyle was named all conference and to the All State Tournament team. Grayson Fairless and Kiara Kesterson were named All Conference. For the Mena boys,  David Grenier was named All Conference. In the 2A Region 7 Conference, Acorn’s Sophie Jackson was named All ...

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Polk County Softball Results

In High School Softball action Tuesday afternoon, the Mena LadyCats defeated Hope 12-2, while the Acorn Lady Tigers shut out Providence Academy 10-0.

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Basscats Compete at Dardanelle

The Mena Basscats had Two teams on Lake Dardanelle this past Sunday competing in the Student Angler Federation Arkansas State Championship. Picture above: Austin Johnston and Cason Cannon took 4th place. Picture below: Jarrett Burger and Austin Rose took 5th place and caught the biggest bass in the tournament.Submitted photos

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Mena’s Baseball Squad Sweeps the Mena Classic

The Mena Bearcats swept the Mena Classic at Union Bank Park this weekend in high school baseball action. The Bearcats slipped past Acorn 8-6 on Friday afternoon. Mena came back Saturday to nip Mount Ida 6-5, before finishing up the day with a convincing 13-5 victory over Cossatot River. In the 8-6 win over Acorn Friday, Mena plated three runs ...

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Acorn Season Ends at State

The Acorn Lady Tigers saw their season come to an end Tuesday afternoon in the opening round of the Class 2A State Tournament at Quitman High School. The Lady Tigers fell to Riverside 55-38. Coach Mike Jackson’s Lady Tigers finished the season with an outstanding 31-5 record. They were the undefeated 2A Region 7 regular season and conference tournament champions. ...

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Mena Lady Cats Softball Team Competes in Ashdown

The Mena LadyCats softball team competed in the Ashdown Invitational Tournament over the weekend. The LadyCats pounded Avery, Texas Friday night 15-5. Macie Johnson, Reigha Smith, Morgan Puckett, and Emmi Hines had homeruns in the win. On Saturday, the LadyCats defeated Dierks 12-2. Then the Mena girls were knocked off by Ashdown 8-1. In the Ashdown contest, Freshman Mackenzie Vincent ...

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Lady Eagle Season Ends with 24-13 Record

The Cossatot River Lady Eagles saw their season come to an end Thursday afternoon in the Class 2A State Tournament at Quitman High School. The Lady Eagles dropped a 48-26 decision to the Earle senior girls. Cossatot River’s girls, coached by Tyler Timms, wrapped up a very successful 24-13 season. The Lady Eagles were runnersup in the 2A Region 7 ...

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Johnston and Cannon Take 1st Place

Austin Johnston and Cason Cannon take 1st place Saturday on Lake Greeson in the Bassmaster Arkansas High School tournament. Submitted photo.

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