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Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Lady Hornets swarm Westside (02/13/15)
Harrisburg closed the first quarter with a 10-3 run to lead by six and never looked back on thier way to a 62-37 over the Lady Warriors in 4A-3 confrence action this past Monday in Harrisburg. Emily Armstrong opened the scoring with a steal and layup to make it 2-0 Harrisburg. ...
Wildcats down Harrisburg in conference action (02/13/15)
Trumann turned a four point halftime lead into a 24 point lead at the end of three quarters as the Wildcats offense heated up and Harrisburg got aggravated and were tagged with three technicals as Trumann went on to a 74-44 win in 4A-3 conference action this past Friday in Harrisburg...
Defense, big fourth quarter carries Lady Hornets to win (02/05/15)
Harrisburg used solid defense and a big offensive fourth quarter to break open a tie on their way to a 57-43 4A-3 conference win over Trumann this past Monday in Harrisburg. Lady Wildcat Taelor Gartman opened the scoring with a basket off an offensive rebound to give Trumann the early 2-0 lead. ...
Lady Yellowjackets roll by Ridgefield Christian School (02/05/15)
Katie Ferguson and Sydney Higgins combined for 46 as Bay (6-1) rolled past the Lady Warriors 54-37 this past Friday in Bay. The first quarter saw RCS get out to a 6-2 lead with Ferguson scoring Bay's only basket over the first four and half minutes of the game. Serena Brown scored off an offensive rebound to make it 6-4 before Ferguson canned a three-pointer to make it 7-6 Bay after one quarter of play...
Watson carries Bay by EPC (01/29/15)
Coltan Watson scored 31 points, including the first 18 for Bay, to help the Yellowjackets defeat EPC 52-48 in high school basketball action this past Tuesday in Bay. "He (Watson) played well and kept us in the game, Bay head coach Brad Brannen said of his senior player. "He hit some big shots and passed the ball off when he needed to, we just didn't convert on those chances," Brannen added...
'Cat get big conference win (01/29/15)
Tre Simmons scored 25 points for Trumann as the Wildcats downed Highland 52-48 in 4A-3 conference action this past Friday in Trumann. The Wildcats jumped out 4-0 on baskets from Jay Jones and Dalton Carter before Highland hit back to back shots making it 5-4. Simmons canned a three-ball before the Rebels scored the next eight points to take a 13-7 lead. Simmons answered by scoring the next six points, the final points on a dunk, to tie the game at 13 after one quarter of play...
Late run costly for Lady Wildcats (01/23/15)
Trumann held their own for two and half quarters against Pocahontas. A 10-0 run by the Lady Redskins in the last half of third quarter turned a two-point lead into an eight-point deficit and the Lady Wildcats couldn't recover as they fell 47-31 in 4A-3 conference play this past Monday in Trumann...
EPC gets conference win over Marked Tree (01/23/15)
EPC raced out to an early lead and led wire to wire as the avenged an early season loss to Marked Tree by posting a 49-38 win this past Friday in Marked Tree. EPC's Xzavier Reed and Marked Tree D'Angelo Griffin Daniel traded baskets to open the game before the Warriors' TJ Young canned a three-ball and teammate Aaron Scales scored inside to make it 7-2 EPC. ...
Lady Indians beat rival EPC (01/23/15)
Lexi Perry scored Marked Tree's first nine points of the fourth quarter breaking open a 35-35 as the Lady Indians defeated rival EPC 49-39 last Thursday in Marked Tree. The teams traded scores for the first part of the quarter with Perry opening the scoring for Marked Tree before Synteria Ward answered for EPC with a jumper to make it 2-2. ...
Lady Wildcats hang on for conference win (01/15/15)
After six lead changes and three ties in the second half, Trumann survived Loren's Craft three-point try at the buzzer to take a 47-45 hard fought win over Harrisburg in 4A-3 conference basketball action this past Friday in Trumann. Keely Curtis opened the scoring with a jumper giving Harrisburg a 2-0 lead. ...
Wildcats down Harrisburg in conference play (01/15/15)
Trumann led wire to wire in defeating the Harrisburg Hornets 65-52 this past Monday night in a 4A-3 conference game in Trumann. Dalton Carter hit two free throws to open the scoring for the Wildcats and was followed by a three-pointer from Ben Collins to make it 5-0 Trumann. ...
Bay wins sixth straight Kell Classic title (01/15/15)
Jonathan Crain set the tone of the Bay defense by blocking Southside's first two shots of the game and when the Yellowjackets' offense got going, they were unstoppable as they won their six straight Kell Classic title 72-46 this past Saturday in Swifton...
Bay stings Wildcats in non-conference clash (01/08/15)
Bay jumped out to the early lead and never trailed as they downed Trumann 62-37 in a non-conference match-up this past Tuesday in Bay. Tyler Pritchett opened the game with a three-pointer that was followed by a steal and lay-up from Colton Watson to put Bay up 5-0 early. ...
Warriors repeat as NEA champions (01/08/15)
EPC erased a 10 point first quarter deficit as they caught fire from the three-point line on their way to a 73-61 win giving the Warriors back to back Division I NEA Invitational tournament titles. Bay jumped out an early 7-0 lead with Dustin Utley and Jonathan Crain hitting back to back jumpers and Tyler Pritchett drilling a three-ball. ...
Area players named All-NEA (01/08/15)
Eleven local players were named to the All-NEA tournament team. Lexi Perry and Tullia Tull from Marked Tree and Synteria Ward and Becca Bishop from EPC were named to the Division I girls' team. Xzavier Reed, Clay Malone and Montrell James of EPC, Terry Carter and D'Angelo Griffin Daniel of Marked Tree and Tyler Pritchett and Taylor Layne of Bay were named to the Division I boys' team...
Lady Warriors ousted in NEA semis (01/08/15)
EPC played a great first half but could not keep it going in the second half as Marmaduke built a 10 points lead and maintained that lead in the fourth to win 59-49 in the girls' Division I semi-finals of the NEA Invitational Tournament held in Jonesboro...
'Jackets take second in NEA (01/08/15)
Bay Yellowjackets take second place in NEA Invitational Tournament Division I.
Area teams advance to NEA semi-finals (12/31/14)
EPC's Warriors and Lady Warriors along with the Marked Tree Indians all advanced to the semi-finals of the NEA Invitational Tournament being held at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro. EPC defeated Sloan-Hendrix in the opening round 76-64 with three players reaching double figures in points. T.J. Young led the Warriors with 22 points, Clay Malone finished with 19 points and Zay Reed chipped in 17 points. EPC led 18-11 after one, 31-25 at half and 61-40 after three...
Bay cruises past Augusta into NEA semi-finals (12/31/14)
With Bay's first round by in the Division I boys' bracket, their 70-47 win over Augusta this past Saturday night put them in the semi-finals where they will face Marked Tree on December 30 in Jonesboro. Augusta jumped out to a 5-0 lead early in the game before Colton Watson canned a three to make it 5-3 Red Devils. ...
Lady Indians win opener, fall in quarter-finals (12/31/14)
Marked Tree got 44 combined points from Lexi Perry and Tullia Tull as Augusta couldn't find an answer for the duo as the Lady Indians posted a 65-40 win in the opening round of the girls' Division I NEA Invitational Tournament in Jonesboro. The Lady Indians didn't fare as well against ICC as they were handed a 70-43 loss...
Lady Hornets top Manila, fall to Nettleton girls (12/31/14)
Harrisburg raced out to a 10-1 lead before going on to a 58-49 win over Manila in the opening round of the girls Division II NEA Invitational Tournament in Jonesboro. Keely Edwards opened the scoring with two free throws as Manila answered with one of two free throws. ...
Harrisburg falls victim to Timberwolves' attack (12/31/14)
Harrisburg had the unfortunate task of taking on defending NEA Division II champions Cedar Ridge in the opening round of this year's tournament. The Hornets had trouble on both offense and defense as the Timberwolves posted a 64-28 win. Malik Versie gave Harrisburg their only lead of the night as he scored inside to open the game. ...
Lady Wildcats tumble in NEA opener (12/31/14)
Trumann's game plan worked well the first quarter as they trailed 10-9. Cedar Ridge must have figured out the game plan as they took a 12 point at half and blew the game open in third as they scored the first 22 points of the quarter on their way to a 53-26 win in the opening round of the girls' Division II NEA Invitational Tournament in Jonesboro...
Wildcats lose heartbreaker in tournament opener (12/31/14)
Trumann led after each of the first three quarters but let a slim lead slip away in the fourth quarter as they fell to Riverside 61-58 last Tuesday in the opening round of NEA Invitational Boys Division II tournament being held at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro...
Athletes honored at banquet (12/26/14)
Trumann held their fall sports banquet his past Friday night to honor those that played tennis, golf, volleyball and football. Golf was first on the agenda as Hunter Montgomery was presented the Wildcat Award with Reid Cash getting the Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award. Both golfers participated in the state golf tournament...
Ridgefield Christian School @ Bay (02/04/15)
Bay Junior & Senior high teams post wins.
Warriors @ Hornets (12/22/14)
Hornets fall to Westside in conference action.
Lady Bearcats @ Lady Hornets (12/22/14)
Harrisburg Lady Hornets take on Brookland in 4A-3 action.
Pre-Holiday Tournament @ Ridgefield Christian School (12/10/14)
Wildcats advance, Hornets tumble.
Harrisburg Hornets vs Highland (12/08/14)
Hornets fall to Rebels 55-38 in 4A-3 action.