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Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017
Marked Tree tops EPC for district title (02/27/17)
Marked Tree and EPC school are only 10 miles apart but the teams traveled over three hours to meet in the 2A-2 district finals this past Saturday in Cotter. The Indians (18-8) jumped out early and never looked back as they downed the Warriors (19-8) 77-66 to claim the title, their second in a row...
Layne's big night propels 'Jackets to district title (02/27/17)
The Bay Yellowjackets quest for a third straight 1A state basketball championship continued last week, as the boys squad easily advanced to regional play from the district tourney. In their two games at Bay High School, the Yellowjackets beat their two opponents by a combined score of 141-79, with senior Taylor Layne accounting for over a third of the points...
Lady 'Jackets sweep District, set for Regional (02/27/17)
The Lady Yellowjackets breezed through the four-team bracket of the 1A girl's district tournament at Bay High School last week. The squad rolled over Rector in the first round 55-19 to advance to Friday's finals against Maynard, and then rode a big night from Whitlee Layne to a 74-41 win for the championship...
Lady Hornets tumble in district semi-finals (02/27/17)
Harrisburg (13-11) got outscored 18-11 in the final quarter as Cave City hit six of eight free throws in the last minute and a half for a 48-39 win over the Lady Hornets in one 4A-3 district semi-final game this past Wednesday in Pocahontas. Cassie Armstrong got Harrisburg on the board first with a three-pointer as Cave City canned a three-ball to make it 3-3 almost halfway through the quarter. ...
Wildcats fall to Westside in district semi-finals (02/27/17)
Trumann (6-19) played a close first half with Westside trailing 22-17 at the half. The Wildcats couldn't find a way to stop the Warriors' offense in the second half as Westside handed Trumann a 59-40 loss this past Wednesday in the 4A-3 district tournament in Pocahontas...
Wildcats hold on for thrilling victory over Gosnell (02/16/17)
Trumann (6-18) almost let a 11 point fourth quarter lead slip away as they held on to upset Gosnell 60-58 in opening round action of the 4A-3 senior boys' district tournament in Pocahontas. Alex Moses got the Wildcats on the board first with a basket inside as the Pirates answered with basket to make it 2-2. ...
Lady Hornets hold on for 42-41 win over Trumann (02/16/17)
Harrisburg's Jessica Webb hit a jumper in the lane with six seconds as the Lady Horntes (15-11) survived a last second shot from the Lady Wildcats (8-16) to win 42-41 in opening round play of the 4A-3 district tournament being played at Pocahontas...
Hornets fall to Ridgefield Christian School 72-68 (02/16/17)
Ridgefield Christian School (RCS) outscored Harrisburg 28-24 in the final quarter after the teams were tied 44 at the end of three to take a 72-68 win over the Hornets this past Friday on Senior Night in Harrisburg. RCS got on the board before the clock started as they hit one of two technical free throws due to Harrisburg dunking in pre-game warm-ups making it 1-0 Warriors. ...
Junior Lady Indians lose to Earle in district finals (02/16/17)
Marked Tree played toe to toe with Earle for the first quarter before the Junior Lady Bulldogs took control in the second quarter on their way to a 45-32 win over the Junior Lady Indians in the championship game of the 1A/2A-10 junior district tournament this past Saturday in Marked Tree...
Junior Yellowjackets fall to BIC in district tournament (02/16/17)
Bay scored the first points of the game and then never led again as Buffalo Island Central (BIC) built a double-digit lead by halftime before going on to post a 35-26 win in semi-final action of the 1A/2A-10 boys' junior district tournament last Thursday in Marked Tree...
Junior Lady Yellowjackets fall in district semi-finals (02/16/17)
Bay fell behind early and had a hard time playing catch up as the Marked Tree Junior Lady Indians ended the Junior Lady Yellowjackets' season with a 31-22 win in one semi-final game of the 1A/2A-10 junior high district tournament at Marked Tree. Bay was without the services of their leading scorer Olivia Ferguson who was out with a knee injury...
Area sports roundup (02/09/17)
Whitlee Layne scored 23 points to lead the Bay Lady Yellowjackets to a 65-27 win over Rector this past Tuesday in Bay. Sydney Higgins tossed in 15 points as Sarah Blackman finished with 10 points. Harrisburg's three-pointer at the buzzer was off its mark as the Hornets lost a nail-biter 59-57 to Osceola this past Tuesday in Harrisburg. ...
Junior Indians ousted in district opener (02/09/17)
Marked Tree couldn't find a way to slow down Buffalo Island Central's offense as the Junior Indians lost 53-23 to the Junior Mustangs this past Tuesday in the 1A/2A-10 junior high boys' district tournament in Marked Tree. BIC opened the game with a 12-0 run before Marked Tree got on the board with an inside basket from Itavious Nesbitt with 24 seconds left to make the score 12-2 Junior Mustangs at the end of one...
Junior Lady Indians down EPC in district opener (02/09/17)
Marked Tree jumped out to a 17-1 halftime lead over the Junior Lady Warriors before going on beat their conference rival 39-21 in the junior girls' district tournament this past Tuesday in Marked Tree. The Junior Lady Indians scored all the points in the opening quarter as Shira Hendrix hit one of two free throws before getting a steal and lay-up. Sydney Rothcheid stuck back an offensive rebound for Marked Tree to make it 5-0 at the end of one...
Junior Warriors fall in junior district thriller (02/09/17)
EPC had a chance for a potential game tying shot but the full court inbound pass got away from Jamario Crawford as time expired giving Cross County a 33-31 win over the Junior Warriors in the 1A/2A-10 junior district tournament in Marked Tree. Cross County got on the board first before Preston Rains scored inside for EPC to tie the game at 2. ...
Bay duo inks with Williams Baptist College baseball (02/09/17)
After playing four years of high school sports, Bay's Taylor Layne and Nolan Smith decided they would play another four years together as they signed to play baseball at Williams Baptist College this past Tuesday in front of families, friends and coaches at Bay High School...
Kirby leads Bay to district tournament win (02/09/17)
Bailee Kirby scored 19 points to lead Bay to a 25-23 win over Buffalo Island Central (BIC) in the 1A/2A-10 girls' junior high district tournament being played in Marked Tree. Bay's Olivia Ferguson, the Junior Lady Yellowjackets leading scoring, went down with a knee injury 40 seconds into the game as she went in for a score. ...
Junior Lady Wildcats ousted in district tourney (02/09/17)
Trumann's offense never got on track against Cave City as the Junior Lady Wildcats lost 33-17 this past Saturday in the 4A-3 junior high district tournament being played in Cave City. The loss ended Trumann's season. Emily Mathis got the Junior Lady Wildcats on the board first with a stick back basket as Cave City scored the next seven points to take a 7-2 lead with 1.56 left. ...
Junior Lady Hornets fall in district opener (02/09/17)
Harrisburg had no answer for Brookland as the Junior Lady Hornets fell 58-11 to the Junior Lady Bearcats this past Saturday in the 4A-3 junior district tournament being played in Cave City. The Junior Lady Bearcats jumped out to an 8-0 lead in the first half of the opening quarter before scoring 15 points in the last two and a half minutes to take a 23-0 lead over Harrisburg as the first quarter came to an end...
Wildcats take win over Harrisburg (02/09/17)
Trumann (5-16) had four players score in double digits as the Wildcats downed Harrisburg 62-47 this past Friday in conference action at Wildcat Gym. Zach Biggers got Harrisburg (8-16) on the board first with a three-pointer as Trumann got back to back three-pointers from Kelon Booker and Cody Roland to make it 6-3 Wildcats. ...
Late free throws give Junior Wildcats victory (02/09/17)
Dedrick Coleman hit one of two free throws with six seconds left and then added one of two again with 0.4 left as Trumann downed Harrisburg 38-36 in junior high basketball action this past Friday at Wildcat Gym. Harrisburg jumped out to an early lead as Sam Massengill and Brennon Honeycutt hit back to back to three pointers to make it 6-0 Junior Hornets. ...
Curtis sings with Lady Red Wolves (02/09/17)
Keely Curtis of Harrisburg singed to play softball for Arkansas State this past Friday.
Lady Hornets sting Lady Wildcats 66-36 (02/09/17)
Senior Jessica Webb led three players in double digits with 19 points as Harrisburg (14-6) down the Lady Wildcats 66-36 on senior night this past Thursday in Harrisburg. Senior Kylie DeVries put Harrisburg on the board first with a three-pointer as Daly Taylor answered for Trumann (8-13) with a stick back basket to make it 3-2 Lady Hornets early. ...
Junior Lady Wildcats cruise past Harrisburg (02/09/17)
Trumann jumped out to a 14-0 lead after one quarter before going on to post a 35-19 win over the Junior Lady Hornets this past Thursday in Harrisburg. Hannah McClaughlin scored the first five points for Trumann with a three-pointer and a fast break lay-up as Mycha Wilson scored inside to make it 7-0 Junior Lady Wildcats with 3:30 left. ...
Andrews signs with Harding University (02/09/17)
Marked Tree's Nick Andrews made it official last Wednesday when he signed his scholarship to play football for Harding University in front of family, friends and coaches at Marked Tree High School. "I'm just glad to get it over," was Andrews first words about the days' events. ...
EPC Warriors @ Bay Yellowjackets (02/01/17)
7th, junior high and senior high boys' teams were in action this past Monday.
Bay Yellowjackets @ Marked Tree Indians (02/01/17)
All four teams, junior girls, junior boys, senior girls and senior boys, played in Marked Tree this past Friday.
Bay Lady Yellowjackets @ EPC Lady Warriors (01/31/17)
Bay sweeps junior and senior girls' games from EPC.
Westside Warriors @ Trumann Wildcats (01/25/17)
Wildcats host Warriors for 7th, Junior High and Senior High games this past Tuesday.
Harrisburg Lady Hornets @ Manila (01/24/17)
Lady Hornets 7th, Jr High and Sr High traveled to Manila this past Monday.