TJHS cheerleaders stand out at camp
(High School Sports ~ 08/02/12)
The Trumann Junior High School cheerleaders had a great week at cheerleading camp last week in Jonesboro. The young ladies won best Game Time performance, Spot Safety award, received the spirit stick every day and had nine nominations for the All-American team with four receiving that award. Those making All-American were Ashton Parker, Mikayla Hammers, Savannah Morgan and Misty Moye. The group also received a bid to nationals in Dallas. The group is coached by DeAnn Penter.
Meet the Coaches: Trumann Wildcats
(High School Sports ~ 08/02/12)
For the next four weeks, we will meet the men who will lead the football teams to battle over the next four months. This week we meet coaches at Trumann High School. Greg White will begin his 18th year in coaching, sixth as the head coach, of the Trumann Wildcats. White is a 1986 graduate of Trumann and earned his degree at ASU. White and his wife Carrie have two children, Cain and Will Ryan. White's coaching staff includes Billy Carter, Cody Wallis, Scott Brown and Carter Harbuck. Cody Wallis begins his third year of coaching this season. Wallis will be the head coach of the Trumann Junior Wildcats for the second season. Wallis is a 2006 graduate of Hoxie High School and earned his degree at Williams Baptist College. Wallis is engaged to Sloane Morgan. Wallis's coaching staff includes Carter Harbuck, Billy Carter and Scott Brown.
Trouble in Trumann card entertains audience
(Community Sports ~ 08/02/12)
Trouble in Trumann was a big hit this past Saturday night at the Trumann Sports Complex. Magic of Wrestling (MOW) presented seven big matches for those in attendance. Members of the Trumann Boy Scouts presented the colors before the first match. Chad Williams and Chris Adams faced each other in the opening match with Williams winning via a pin fall. Dan Matthews and Dell Tucker squared off in the second match of the night with Matthews coming out the victor. Derrick King and Stan Lee was the third match of the night. Lee pinned King to have his hand raised as the winner. Precious and the Boogie Woogie Boy Gary Valiant faced each other in the fourth match of the night. Valiant had the crowd rocking with antics and ended up pinning Precious for the win. Before the final two matches, MOW paid tribute to Austin Lane as he was wrestling his final match. Nightmare Ken Wayne was on hand to honor Lane. Grand Master Sexay Brian Christopher faced Kevin White with manger Garry White in the next to last match. The match was back and forth before Christopher finally got the win by pinning White. In the main event, Austin Lane squared of against Killer Nikkels. This was the first time these two wrestlers had faced each other. The match was a classic affair with Nikkels dishing out tons of punishment with Lane refusing to be pinned. Austin was hit a few times with a chair but Nikkels could not keep him down for a three count. In the end, Nikkels got Lane in submission hold and forced to Lane to tap out to end the match. Lane laid in the ring for a few minutes before all the wrestlers came out and paid tribute to Lane.
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