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Cossatot River Lady Eagles Battle Past Kirby

BY RICK WRIGHT – The Lady Eagles defeated the Kirby Lady Trojans 58-51 Thursday, October 27th, at Kirby High School. Cossatot outscored Kirby 13-7 in the first quarter. Kirby edged the Lady Eagles 13-12 in the second quarter; however, Cossatot led 25-20 at the half. The Lady Eagles edged Kirby 21-20 in the third quarter and 12-11 in the fourth ...

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Polk County Basketball Association Prepares for Fall Season

The Polk County Basketball Association is preparing for their fall season and have passed out forms to all area schools. The deadline to register is Saturday, October 22nd. Registrations should be turned in to the mailing address on the form. The coaches meeting will be held on Monday, October 24 and draft day will be Saturday, October 29th. The Kick-Off ...

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Lady Tigers Impressive Season Ends at State Tourney

The Lady Tigers traveled to north central Arkansas to face the Scranton Lady Rockets in Round 1 of the 1A State Tourney.  Ashlee Long and Tori Barrett tied leading the Lady Tigers in points scored with 10 respectively, but the Lady Rockets strong offense stopped the Lady Tigers quest for a State title with a final score of 61-39.

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Lady Tigers Advance to District Championship

BY BROOKE HINES – Thursday night, the Acorn Lady Tigers took on the Caddo Hills Lady Indians. The Lady Tigers came out playing great defense only allowing two points in the first quarter, earning a 12-0 lead before the other team could score. Up against a tough man-to-man defense, they held their own. Going into the half the Acorn Lady Tigers ...

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Acorn Tigers Advance to Regionals

BY BROOKE HINES – What started out to be a very controlled game ended up with a last shot at the buzzer to determine the game. The Acorn Tigers got the tip and went on a 6 to 0 run in what was an exciting game.  They showed no mercy jumping out with an 18 to 6 lead at the end ...

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Lady Tigers Subdue Lady Wildcats, 61-24

BY NORM BETZ – The Acorn Lady Tigers dominated the Lady Wildcats in every aspect of the game on Friday night, defeating Umpire, 61-24. Three Lady Tigers finished the game in double digits with junior Ashlee Long leading all-scorers with 15 points. Seniors Jessica Looney and Misty Oglesby finished with 13 points and 12 points, respectively. Acorn started off the ...

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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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Arkansas Havoc Jr. Basketball Team Earns 2013 State Championship Title

Arkansas Havoc Jr. basketball team, comprised of girls from the southwest part of Arkansas, earned the 2013 Arkansas State Champions, as well as runners-up in the Super-regional tournament. They went on to nationals and placed second overall there. They have won numerous tournaments all over Arkansas this summer. This team was formed by Chris Gauldin and coached by Zeke Green. ...

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