Lady Wildcats hang on for conference win
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Bay Yellowjackets take second place in NEA Invitational Tournament Division I.
Area teams advance to NEA semi-finals
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...
Hornets swatted by Westside in conference hoops play
Harrisburg tied the game early and it was the closest they would be the rest of the night as the Westside Warriors posted a 70-45 win in 4A-3 conference play this past Thursday night in Harrisburg. Nathan Neal answered Westside's opening score to tie the game at 2 before the Warriors reeled off the next seven points to take a 9-2 lead they would not relinquish the rest of the night. ...
Lady Hornets downed in conference clash
What looked to be a battle at the beginning turned into a blowout at the end. Harrisburg's gritty play gave them a 11-7 lead at the end of the first quarter. However, a bad offensive second quarter followed by an even worse third quarter put the Lady Hornets in a hole they couldn't climb out of as Brookland took a 64-44 win in Harrisburg this past Tuesday night...
'Cats fall short against Brookland in Pre-Holiday Tourney semis
In the battle of the cats, the Trumann Wildcats just could not get a stop on defense when it needed as the Brookland Bearcats posted a 46-41 win in the semi-finals of the Pre-Holiday tournament last Thursday at Ridgefield Christian School. Brookland jumped out to a 4-0 lead before Willie Moore and Kevonte Andrews made baskets around a Bearcat free throw to make it 5-4 with 3:24 left in the first quarter. ...
EPC's Aaron Scales named finalist for Class 2A Offensive Player of the Year.
Trumann advances to semi-finals of Pre-Holiday Tournament
Trumann got 26 points from Tre Simmons as the Wildcats down Piggott 67-49 this past Tuesday to advance to the semi-finals of the Pre-Holiday tournament being held at Ridgefield Christian School. Trumann will play Brookland Thursday night at 6:30. Trumann jumped out a 7-2 lead as Kyle Collins opened the scoring with a three-pointer before getting baskets from Willie Moore and Levanders Jones around a Piggott basket. ...
Harrisburg tumbles in Pre-Holiday tourney
Harrisburg was outscored 21-11 in the third quarter and couldn't recover as host Ridgefield Christian School (RCS) posted a 66-57 win in a consolation game of the Pre-Holiday tournament this past Tuesday. The Hornets lost to Nettleton 58-22 in their opening round game on Monday...
Wildcats win conference opener
Trumann gave new head coach Dion Real his first conference win in their first try as the Wildcats downed Cave City 69-58 in their 4A-3 conference opener this past Friday night at Wildcat Gym. Cave City took the early 2-0 lead before Grayson Dye and Levanders Jones hit back to back buckets for the Wildcats to go up 4-2. ...
Harrisburg falls to Highland in 4A-3 play
Highland jumped out to a 12-0 lead and never looked back as they cruised to a 55-38 win over Harrisburg in 4A-3 basketball action this past Friday in Harrisburg. Harrisburg got a jumper from Nathan Neal with 2:56 left in the opening period for the Hornets only points. The Rebels added five more points after the Hornets basket to lead 17-2 after one...
Indians finish strong to down EPC
Marked Tree trialed at the end of every period except the one that counted most. The Indians outscored EPC 19-8 in the fourth period to take a 62-53 between 2A-3 conference rivals last Tuesday before the Thanksgiving break. Clay Malone opened the scoring for EPC with a three-pointer to make it 3-0 Warriors. ...