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Tigers Named All District

Four Acorn Tigers received post-season honors. The Tigers named All-District in region 1A-7West, include from left to right: Sky Jackson, Justin Hogan, and Morgan Hair. Ashton Pardun was named 1A-7 West Honorable Mention.

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Tigers’ Historical Season Ends in State Semis

BY NORM BETZ – The Acorn Tigers had already made school history as the only boys basketball team to win a game at the State Tournament, doing it not once this year, but twice. The ride came to a screeching halt on Monday when the Tigers fell to the Pirates of Emerson, 55-54 in overtime, in the 1A State Semifinal ...

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Tigers’ Historic Season Lands Them Spot in Final Four

BY NORM BETZ – The Acorn Tigers not only did something that hasn’t been done in 39 years, but they continue to set records. The Tigers made history in their first game of the 1A State Tournament when they defeated Wonderview 67-63 in overtime. Prior to the 2014-15 Tigers’ victory in the first-round, Acorn hadn’t ever won a game at ...

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Lady Tigers’ Season Ends at 1A State Tourney

BY NORM BETZ – After going to the Semifinals of the State Tournament for the past three seasons, the Acorn Lady Tigers had high hopes of finally winning the big one. Unfortunately, the Lady Tigers fell to Wonderview, 64-55, in the first-round of the 1A State Tournament. Senior Jessica Looney led all scorers with a 31 point performance. “I’m so ...

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Tigers Headed to State for the First Time in 39 Years

BY NORM BETZ – One thing is for sure, when you sit down to watch an Acorn Tigers basketball game, it’s guaranteed to be exciting. The No. 3 seed from District 7W headed to Emerson, Arkansas with the hopes of doing something that hasn’t been done at Acorn in 39 years, make it to the 1A State Tournament. It took ...

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Tigers Win in OT on Senior Night, 72-70

BY NORM BETZ – The Acorn Tigers took a different approach in the Senior Night nightcap, defeating the 2A Mt. Ida Lions on Friday night in Acorn, in overtime, 72-70. Senior Morgan Hair led all-scorers with 27 points, while senior Sky Jackson finished three points behind with 24 points. Hair and Jackson combined to lead the Lions 10-9, before senior ...

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Tigers Tame the Wildcats, 75-51

BY NORM BETZ – The Acorn Tigers tamed the Wildcats of Umpire, 75-51, on Friday night in Acorn. Senior Sky Jackson led all-scorers on the night with 31 points, while Umpire’s Desmond Pinson wasn’t far behind, finishing with 29 points. Umpire played with a lot of heart, only having six players, but it just wasn’t enough as the Tigers earned ...

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Lady Tigers Named Champs of Booneville Tournament

The Acorn Lady Tigers Basketball Team claimed first place in the Booneville Tournament on December 6. Players are: Tara Warrington, Harley Dearing, Adrianna Howard, Jessica Looney, Ashley Long, Misty Oglesby, Brittany Willhite, Macie Adams, Teagan Vann, Shayla Vaught, Taylor Deramus, Brooke Bates, Ashton Shores, Morgan Fagan. The girls are coached by Mike Jackson. Jessica Looney, Adrianna Howard, and Teagan Vann ...

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Lady Eagles Named Champions of Redwater Tourney

The Cossatot River Lady Eagles recently won the Redwater, Texas Invitational Basketball Tournament. Players are: (front row)  Kara Richardson, Stacy Wilcher, Reagan Richardson, Saybra Richardson, and Alanna Craft; (back row) Coach Lakyn Cowart, Hope Lyle, Megan Andrews, Ally Hoyle, Kylie Tadlock, Caylee Stuart, Kim Zarate, and Coach Tyler Timms.

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