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Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016
EPC downs Bay 101-94 in overtime (12/01/16)
EPC (4-0) outscored Bay (4-5) 20-13 in overtime to post a 101-94 win over the Yellowjackets this past Monday in Lepanto. EPC jumped out to a 13-0 lead as Xzavier Reed opened the game with a jumper in the lane followed by Isaiah Taylor hitting a jumper. ...
First hunt (12/01/16)
Trumann teacher kills deer on her first ever hunt.
Area sports roundup (12/01/16)
Marked Tree fell 72-63 this past Tuesday to the Earle Bulldogs in overtime. Colby Malone had 18 points to lead the Indians as Nick Andrews tossed in 16 points and 11 rebounds as Tray Brown tossed in 11 points. Markel Perry-Washington had 11 rebounds for Marked Tree...
Junior Yellowjackets get road win over EPC (12/01/16)
Bay led at the end of each quarter as they posted a 38-33 win over the EPC Junior Warriors this past Tuesday in Lepanto. Preston Rains put EPC on the board first with two free throws less than a minute into the game to make 2-0. Bay got a three-ball from Paiton Hartley followed by a jumper from Aaron Jolly to make it 5-2 Junior Yellowjackets. ...
Trumann rolls in hope opener over Hoxie (12/01/16)
Trumann jumped out a 22-0 lead over Hoxie before cruising to an 83-33 win in the Wildcats home opener at Wildcat Gym this past Monday. Cody Roland opened the scoring for Trumann with a basket inside as Kelon Booker followed with one of two free throws and a three-pointer from the left wing to make it 6-0 Wildcats. ...
Trumann tumbles against Lady Mustangs (12/01/16)
Trumann found themselves down 8-0 less than two minutes into the game and never could catch up as Hoxie posted a 57-48 win over the Lady Wildcats this past Monday at Wildcat Gym. Hoxie opened the game with an 8-0 run before Starlasia Simmons drilled a three-pointer for Trumann to make it 8-3 Lady Mustangs with 5:56 left. ...
Junior Wildcats take win over Hoxie (12/01/16)
Trumann and Hoxie traded scores for most of the first quarter until Trumann took the lead for good with just over two minutes left in the quarter and never trailed again on their way to a 48-38 win in junior high basketball action this past Monday. Azani Smith hit one of two free throws for Trumann to open the scoring make it 1-0 Junior Wildcats. ...
Junior Lady Wildcats fall short against Hoxie (12/01/16)
Trumann's game tying shot came up short as Hoxie held on for a 29-26 win over the Junior Lady Wildcat in basketball action this past Monday night in Trumann. Hoxie opened the game with a three-pointer before Trumann got on the board with two free throws from Haley Mathis to make it 3-2 Junior Lady Mustangs. ...
Indians hang on for win over Trumann (11/23/16)
Marked Tree (1-0) survived the Wildcats' fourth quarter comeback and won their season opener 43-40 over Trumann this past Monday in Marked Tree. Nick Andrews converted an old-school three-point play to give Marked Tree the early 3-0 lead before Cody Roland scored off an offensive rebound for Trumann to make it 3-2. ...
Lady Wildcats down Marked Tree in non-conference clash (11/23/16)
After a close first quarter, Trumann opened up a double digit lead by halftime on their way to a 47-34 win over Marked Tree in non-conference this past Monday in Marked Tree. Tybra Crockett scored the first points of the night for Trumann as she drilled a three-pointer from the left wing to make it 3-0 Lady Wildcats. ...
Junior Lady Wildcats pick up road win (11/23/16)
Trumann got double digit outputs from Kayla Spence and Caroline Morgan as the Junior Lady Wildcats posted a 43-21 win over Marked Tree this past Monday night in Marked Tree. Spence opened the scoring with a jumper in the land followed by Heavenly Lofton hitting one of two free throws to give Trumann a 3-0 lead. ...
Hornets move to 5-0 with win over Palestine-Wheatley (11/23/16)
Gatlin Greeno scored 26 points to lead Harrisburg (5-0) to a 67-52 over Palestine-Wheatley this past Friday in high school basketball action in Harrisburg. The Patriots jumped out to a 2-0 lead before Harrisburg got an inside basket from Greeno, an inside basket from Tommy Maloney and a coast to coast lay up from Greeno to go up 6-2. ...
Junior Hornets fall in non-conference match-up (11/23/16)
Harrisburg was held scoreless in the second quarter digging themselves a hole they couldn't get out of as Palestine-Wheatley beat the Junior Hornets 41-31 this past Friday night in Harrisburg. The Junior Patriots hit two free throws to take a 2-0 lead before Brennon Honeycutt hit one of two free throws for Harrisburg to make it 2-1. ...
Junior Yellowjackets fall to Manila in semi-finals (11/23/16)
Bay couldn't get the stops they needed on the defensive as Manila posted a 50-36 semi-final win over the host team in the Bay Junior High Invitational Tournament this past Thursday. Manila opened the scoring with a jumper before Aaron Jolly tied the score at two with a base line jumper for Bay. ...
Junior Lady Wildcats advance in Bay tournament (11/23/16)
Trumann jumped out to a 12-0 lead after the first quarter of play on their way to a 41-17 win over Cross County in their opening round game in the Bay Junior High Invitational Tournament with past Wednesday. Hannah McClaughlin opened the scoring for Trumann with a basket inside before Haley Mathis and Kayla Spence added baskets in the paint to make the score 6-0 Junior Lady Wildcats with 1:54 left. ...
Junior Lady 'Jackets fall in tourney opener (11/23/16)
Bay had the task of facing undefeated Marmaduke in the opening round of the Bay Junior High Invitational this past Wednesday in Bay. The Junior Lady 'Jackets played a close first half before the Junior Lady Greyhounds went on to a 47-19 win. Bay took a 1-0 lead when Olivia Ferguson hit one of two free throws before Marmaduke got a basket inside to go up 2-1. ...
Area sports roundup (11/23/16)
Bay (4-4) lost 61-52 to Riverside this past Friday in Lake City in boys' high school basketball action. Taylor Layne led the Yellowjackets with 19 points as Dustin Utley chipped in 13 points. Bay (8-2) won the junior high game as Braison Morris scored 11 points...
EPC cruises to season opening win (11/17/16)
EPC (1-0) had eleven player contribute points as the Warriors cruised to a 67-17 win over Kipp Blytheville Collegiate in high school boys basketball action this past Friday in Lepanto. EPC came out hitting on all cylinders racing out to an 11-0 lead in the first two and half minutes of the game. ...
Area sports roundup (11/17/16)
The EPC Lady Warriors (1-0) opened their season with a 74-14 win over Kipp Blytheville Collegiate this past Monday in girls' basketball. Bre Ward scored 16 points to lead five EPC players in double figures. Kayla Reel netted 14 points, Tileyah Ward finished with 13 points, Jaleigha Garrett added 12 points as Madison Wiggins chipped in 10 points. The EPC Junior Lady Warriors posted a 44-11 win...
Trumann ousted by Dumas in state football playoffs (11/17/16)
Trumann (7-4) couldn't find an answer for the Dumas ground game this past Friday in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs at Wildcat Stadium. The Bobcats rushed for 265 yards on their way to a 30-15 win that ended the Wildcats' season. Dumas received the ball first after Trumann deferred to the second half and promptly put together a 74 yard touchdown drive ending in a short run for the score to take a 6-0 lead. ...
Wildcats crush Highland in regular season finale (11/10/16)
Trumann (7-3, 5-2 4A-3) jumped on Highland early and never looked back as the Wildcats posted a 48-13 win at Highland. The win gave Trumann the number three spot in the conference as the Wildcats will host Dumas in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs...
Youth Deer Hunt (11/10/16)
Local youth harvest deer during youth weekend hunt.
Area sports roundup (11/10/16)
Bay (4-2, 1-1 conference) fell behind in the second quarter and could never catch as Armorel posted a 74-58 win this past Monday in Armorel. After a 12-12 first quarter, Bay was down 28-15 at the half and 49-26 after three quarters of play. Taylor Layne led Bay with 23 points as Dustin Utley finished with 18 points. In the junior high contest, Bay (5-1, 2-0) got 13 points from Paiton Hartley and ten points from Trenton Becker as they downed Armorel 49-10...
EPC falls to Earle conference title showdown (11/10/16)
EPC (6-4, 4-2 2A-3) played for at least a share or a possible outright conference title this past Friday at Warrior Field in Lepanto. The Warriors' offense could never get on track as the Earle Bulldogs handed EPC a 26-0 loss. The Warriors finished third in the conference and will travel to Foreman for the first round of the Class 2A state playoffs...
Local lifters do well (11/10/16)
A local team of powerlifters took home several awards and records at the Dallas WABDL Regional bench press and deadlift competition recently. Tom Ekenberg competed in the 242 pound disabled division and had a 382 pound bench press along with a 517 pound deadlift. He finished in first place in both events. He also set a world record in the push-pull (bench + deadlift) with a total of 899 pounds. He also won a best lifter award in the 61-67 year old disabled division...
Bay vs Marmaduke (WBC Tournament) (12/05/16)
Lady Yellowjackets fall 39-38.
Lady Hornets host Westside Lady Warriors (12/05/16)
Harrisburg hosted Westside in seventh-grade, junior high and senior high basketball this past Thursday.
Halloween Bash Softball Tournament (11/01/16)
The high school division saw several area players compete this past weekend at Southside Softball Complex.
NEA YFL 1st Round Playoffs (10/26/16)
Harrisburg (5th), Trumann (6th) and Marked Tree (6th) all suffer loses in the first round of playoffs.
Marked Tree hosts Cross County in Junior High Football (10/26/16)
Junior Indians fall to Junior Thunderbirds 32-6 at Don Lovell Memorial Field.