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Mena Temas sweep Arkadelphia on Senior Night

It was a fitting way for the seniors to go out Friday night on Senior Night at the Union Bank Center with wins over Arkadelphia in action heard live on KQOR 105.3. But there’s still work to do with the 4A-Region 7 Conference Tournament this week in Mena, and the regional tournament coming up next week, also at the Union ...

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Mena Knocks Off Hope

The Mena Bearcats and LadyCats swept the Hope senior teams Friday night at the Union Bank Center in action heard live on KQOR 105.3. The LadyCats led throughout the contest for a convincing 60-43 victory. Although the Bearcats started out slowly, the Mena boys roared back in the second half to defeat Hope 56-46. Tateli Thacker and Paige Evans each ...

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Lady Eagles Cruise Past Prescott On Senior Night

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Friday night, February 9th, the Cossatot River Lady Eagles and Eagles hosted Prescott for Senior Night. In what turned out to be a very tight first half, the Lady Curley Wolves outscored Cossatot 7-6 in the first quarter. The Lady Eagles tied it up in the second, to make the score 12-12 at halftime. Nolen ...

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Jr. Ladycats Win 7-4A District Tournament

BY EASTON LEONARD – This past week, the Mena Jr. Ladycats and Jr. Bearcats competed in the 7-4A Jr. Basketball District Tournament, hosted at the Union Bank Center. The Jr. Bearcats fell short to Ashdown by three, 46-43, in the semi-finals of the tournament. However, the Jr. Ladycats won their first round game against Arkadelphia (41-26) and their semi-finals game ...

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Jr. Lady Tigers Win 1A-7 West District Championship

BY EASTON LEONARD – This past week, the Acorn Jr. Lady Tigers and Jr. Tigers both competed in the 1A-7 West Jr. Basketball District Tournament, hosted at Oden High School. The Jr. Tigers won their first round game against the hosting Jr. Timberwolves from Oden, but fell short to Mineral Springs in the second round. After a first round bye, ...

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Mount Ida No Problem For Acorn Jr. Basketball

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday, January 23rd, the Acorn Jr. Lady Tigers and Jr. Tigers hosted Mount Ida. Allowing Mount Ida to score zero points in the first quarter, the Jr. Lady Tigers outscored the Jr. Lady Lions 33-9 in the first half of the girls game. Acorn continued to extend their lead throughout the game, outscoring Mount Ida ...

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Jr. Ladycats Drop Close One To Ashdown

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Monday, January 22nd, the Mena Jr. Ladycats hosted the Ashdown Pantherettes at Jim Rackley Gymnasium. Prior to the junior high varsity game, the Junior High JV Ladycats blew out their opponents 31-5. In a very low scoring first quarter, Mena outscored the Scrapperettes by two, 4-2. Both teams continued to play good defense in the ...

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Jr. Lady Eagles Win Steve Martin Invitational

BY EASTON LEONARD – Over the weekend, on Saturday, January 27th, the Cossatot River Jr. Lady Eagles defeated the Acorn Jr. Lady Tigers 46-37, to win the Steve Martin Invitational basketball tournament, on campus of Dierks High School. Congratulations to both teams on great performances throughout the tournament.

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Mena Jr. High Basketball Get Ready for Upcoming Season

Mena junior high basketball players work through various drills in Jim Rackley Gymnasium as the summer comes to a close. Throughout the summer Coach Randy Peters has taken his team to compete in camps and recently both the senior high and junior teams played in a team camp hosted by Mena. Coach Peters worked with his players for one of ...

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Bearcats to Play Consolation Game Saturday

BY EASTON LEONARD – The Mena Bearcats took on the Bauxite Miners, Thursday February 16th, in the second round of the 7-4A Senior Boys District Basketball Tournament at Nashville High School. Mena started off slow, as the Bearcats allowed Bauxite to score eighteen points in the first quarter, to their eleven points. Making the score 18-11 in favor of the Miners, ...

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