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Local XCountry Teams Compete In Tom Stuthard Race

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Wednesday, October 25th, the local Acorn, Cossatot, and Mena Cross Country teams competed in the Tom Stuthard Race at Acorn High School. In the Junior High Girls 1.5 mile race, Horatio came in first overall, Mansfield second, and Acorn third, as Cossatot, Waldron, and Mena did not qualify to place. Individually, Keira Hall of Mena ...

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Cossatot River and Mena Cross Country Compete in Rattler Run

BY EASTON LEONARD – On Tuesday, October 10th, the Cossatot River High School and Mena High School XCountry teams competed in the Rattler Run at Magazine High School. Keira Hall of Mena placed sixth overall in the Junior High Girls One Mile run, and teammate Maddy Carty-Mauk came in 34th. In the Junior High Boys 1-Mile run, the Cossatot River ...

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Bearcat XC Fairs Well in Opening Meet

BY MELANIE WADE – Mena Cross Country attended their first meet of the season at the Rattler Run in Magazine, Ark. on Thursday, September 14. Coach Randy Peters reports that the Junior Bearcats team came in 1st overall. Junior Bearcat Logan Myers lead the team, coming in 2nd overall in the division, with Mathew McCravens coming in 7th. Keira Hall ...

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Acorn Hosts Southwest Regional Cross Country Meet

BY MELANIE BUCK – Acorn High School hosted the 2016 Tom Stuthard Southwest Regional Cross Country Meet on Wednesday, November 2nd. In the Junior High Boys’ Division, Mena had three runners sweep the top three spots. Logan Myers, Thadeus Nance, and Curtis Curry, came in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, to claim victory over the pool of competitive runners. Acorn Junior ...

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Bearcats & Tigers Traveled to McCurtain County for Meet

BY RICK WRIGHT – The Mena Bearcats and Acorn Tigers participated in the McCurtain County Cross-Country Invitational Monday, October 10th at Idabel Country Club in Idabel, Oklahoma. In Senior Boys Team results: The Acorn Tigers placed 3rd with a time of 1:27:42.85. The Mena Bearcats took 5th with 1:30:51.19. In Senior Boys Individual results, 3rd place went to Clint Buck, ...

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Buck Wins the Stutard Stampede Cross Country Meet

BY RICK WRIGHT – Bearcat Clint Buck dominated the field in the Senior Boy’s Division at the Stutard Stampede Cross-Country Meet held at Acorn High School Tuesday, September 13th. Schools that particiapted in the Stutard Stampede cross-country meet included: host Acorn, Mena, Cossatot River, De Queen, Waldron, Magazine, Mansfield, Booneville, and Mount Ida. Sr. Boy’s Top 10 plus Polk County ...

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Locals Teens Qualify for National Junior Olympic Championships

BY MELANIE BUCK – Mena long-distance runners, Clint Buck and Abbie Smith, look to make a trip to Albuquerque, New Mexico in December to attend the National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships. After the pair made a trip to Nashville, Arkansas over the weekend to attend the Arkansas Junior Olympic Championships, Buck became the second top qualifier in the state ...

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Acorn and Mena Gearing-Up for Cross Country Season

SUBMITTED BY KEITH WILSEY – The Acorn Sr. Girls were State Runner-Up in 2014, and look to upset defending champion, Trinity Christian, in the 2015 season.  Acorn Senior Girls will be lead by All State Runners, Morgan Fagan, a junior, and sophomore, Faith Hill. They will be leading a group of young and talented runners on the Tiger team. In Senior Boys, Nathan ...

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Mena Competes in State Cross Country

On Saturday, November 9, the Mena Bearcats were represented by senior, Vanessa Parnell, and freshman, Clint Buck, in the Arkansas State Cross Country meet held at Oaklawn Racetrack in Hot Springs. Parnell, in the last race of her high school career, placed 5th in Class 4A with a personal best time of 20:29 in a race that held 88 high ...

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