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Area 14 Special Olympics Spring Games

(MENA)  Though postponed due to the inclement weather that was forecasted the previous week, it worked out tremendously on Friday, April 12th at Mena High School. The Area 14 – Arkansas Special Olympics Spring Games had a beautiful day of activities at Bearcat Stadium. All of the winners from the Mena games will now advance to the Arkansas State Special ...

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Track and Field Victory for MMS 7th Grade Girls

Mena 7th grade girls track team won the Bulldog Relays at Waldron on Monday, April 8th. Mena came in first and Mansfield came in Second. The 4×4 and 4×8 teams came in first per Macklin Chermak. From Left to Right: Kylee Hughes, Mickalee Lane, Lyla Biefeldt, Jancey Harris, Sofia Vacca, Gracie Fairless, Jocelyn Hernandez, Samara Jaynes, Brooklyn Hilderbrand. In the ...

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Renovations Ongoing At Ouachita River School District

(ACORN)  According to officials at the Ouachita River School District, the district is making some needed improvements that will make the district more efficient at being able to host various events and also give the school the ability of providing some much needed practice facilities for sports teams. Superintendent Jerrry Strasner stated that the improvements made to the Acorn campus ...

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Hogs Baseball Shows Resilience in Escaping the Sweep

(NASHVILLE, TN)  The University of Arkansas scored five ninth-inning runs, escaping a sweep with a 14-12 victory over Vanderbilt at Hawkins Field on Sunday afternoon. The Razorbacks (26-10, 9-6 SEC) had 22 hits, 9 two-out RBI, got the leadoff man on 7 times, and scored more runs against the Commodores than any SEC team this season. Arkansas’ pitching was another ...

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The Arkansas Derby Recap

(HOT SPRINGS)  Six Oaklawn-raced horses have enough points to run in the Kentucky Derby, including Omaha Beach and Improbable, the top two finishers in Saturday’s $1 million Arkansas Derby. Omaha Beach garnered a one-length victory, led by Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella. The War Front colt, owned by Rick Porter’s Fox Hill Farm, will probably be shipped on Tuesday ...

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High School Sports Schedule

Wednesday, April 17th Softball: Cossatot River at Fouke 4:30 pm Thursday, April 18th Baseball: Cossatot River at Foreman 4:30pm Softball: Cossatot River at Foreman 4:30pm Monday, April 22nd 7-2A District Softball Tournament at Dierks

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High School Sports Recap

Wednesday, April 10th BASEBALL: Mount Ida 18, Cossatot River 3 SOFTBALL: Mount Ida 9, Cossatot River 6 Murfreesboro 8, Mena 3 Thursday, April 11th SOFTBALL: Mount Ida 4, Centerpoint (Amity) 3 Friday, April 12th BASEBALL: Mount Ida 20, Acorn 1 Dierks 14, Cossatot River 3 SOFTBALL: Cossatot River 13, Dierks 4 Hackett 11, Mena 1 BOYS SOCCER: DeQueen 3, Mena ...

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Mena’s Harvey Signs with Southern Arkansas University Muleriders

(MENA)  Connor Harvey signed his Letter of Intent to play college basketball with the Muleriders of Southern Arkansas University on Tuesday, April 16th in the Union Bank Center on U.S. Highway 71 South. Harvey is a 6 foot, 2 inch senior guard, who helped lead Mena to a 19-9 overall record & 10 and 2 in conference play during the ...

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Travs Are No Hit, But Still Win The Game

(NORTH LITTLE ROCK)  In one of the most remarkable wins in franchise history, the Arkansas Travelers defeated the Tulsa Drillers, 1-0 in 10 innings on Sunday afternoon while four Drillers pitchers combined to no-hit the Travs in the game. Arkansas managed seven walks and a hit batsman with the winning run scoring on a bases loaded free pass to Joseph ...

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Travs Home Opener Successful

(NORTH LITTLE ROCK)  The Arkansas Travelers have returned, starting their 54th consecutive season in the Texas League. And while the Travs are now the oldest team in the league they will be guided by the youngest manager in the league — 34-year-old Mitch Canham. The Travs played their first seven games on the road, winning three of four games at ...

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