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Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014
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.
Trumann Wildcats vs Cave City (12/08/14)
'Cats win conference opener 69-58.
EPC Lady Warriors vs Maynard - NEA Invitational (12/23/13)
Pee Wee Football - Trumann vs Marked Tree (5th & 6th Grade) (10/24/13)
Lady Hornets downed in conference clash (12/18/14)
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 (12/18/14)
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. ...
Warrior Wonder! (12/18/14)
EPC's Aaron Scales named finalist for Class 2A Offensive Player of the Year.
Trumann advances to semi-finals of Pre-Holiday Tournament (12/11/14)
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 (12/11/14)
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 (12/11/14)
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 (12/11/14)
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 (12/04/14)
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. ...
Shelley named to All-Centennial Team (11/28/14)
Elbert Shelley was named as a defensive starter on the Arkansas State University All-Centennial Team in festivities held recently at Centennial Bank Stadium. Shelley had a standout career at Trumann High School where he played running back and safety before signing to play college football at Arkansas State. Then Coach Larry Lacewell moved Shelley from running back to defensive back...
Junior Wildcats take second in Bay tourney (11/28/14)
Trumann couldn't find an answer to the Junior Mustangs pressure defense this past Saturday in the finals of the Bay Invitational tournament. BIC held the the Junior Wildcats scoreless in the third quarter as they went on to win 57-27. There was added excitement to the game as an altercation broke out between Trumann's Dion Real and BIC's Bill Taylor. ...
Second half surge carries EPC to win (11/28/14)
EPC's second half surge carried the Lady Warriors to a 53-47 win over conference rival Marked Tree this past Monday in Lepanto. The Lady Indians jumped out to a 6-0 lead with Lexi Perry scoring four points and Tullia Tull adding two free throws. Christian Hinson got a basket off a rebound and Synteria Ward drilled a three for EPC to cut the lead to 6-5 with 1:12 left in the opening period. ...
Warriors fall to Hazen in state playoffs (11/28/14)
EPC (10-2) kept it close for the first half. Down 22-14 to start the second half, Hazen exploded for 29 points in the second half to down the Warriors 51-14 in the second round of the Class 2A state football playoffs this past Friday at Hazen. Hazen took the opening kick-off and marched down field to score to make it 6-0. ...
Scales' big night propels Warriors (11/21/14)
EPC (10-1) got six touchdowns from Aaron Scales, four passing and two rushing, as the Warriors downed England 44-24 in the opening round of the Class 2A state football playoffs. With the win the Warriors will travel to Hazen for their second round game...
Lady Wildcats win season opener (11/21/14)
Trumann (1-0) got 24 points (12 in the fourth period) from Starlasia Simmons and Taelor Gartman finished with 11 as the the Lady Wildcats beat Marked Tree 52-49 in their season opener in Trumann this past Tuesday night. Trumann jumped out a 10-0 lead with Simmons opening the scoring followed by baskets from Deserae Harris, Gartman and Amber Kent before Simmons closed the run with another basket with 4:29 left. ...
Hornets fall in season finale (11/14/14)
The Harrisburg Hornets wrapped up the the 2014 season last Thursday night. Completing their first season in conference 3-4A, the Hornets came into the night on the heels of their first league victory against Brookland. Finishing the season on a two-game winning streak was not to be as Harrisburg lost to the high powered Gosnell Pirates, 75-20...
County football results (11/14/14)
I recently had a chance to sit down with the Junior Wildcats head coach Cody Wallis and talk about the football season his team had. Trumann captured the 4A-3 conference title but fell short of a perfect season with a 14-14 tie in the season finale against Highland...
Wildcats fall short of playoff berth (11/07/14)
Trumann (3-6, 2-4 4A-3) came into Friday night's game at Wildcat Field in search of a playoff berth. With a win by six or more, Trumann would have locked up the fifth and final playoff spot for the 4A-3 conference. Cave City played spoiler and cliched a playoff spot of their own with a 20-12 win...
Jr. Wildcats tie Highland, claim conference title (11/07/14)
Trumann's Junior Wildcats had already won the conference championship but there was still one goal to attain....a perfect season. Trumann came in at 8-0 on the season only to see their hopes dashed as a late penalty nullified the game winning score as the Junior Wildcats and Junior Rebels battled to a 14-14 tie...
Area football roundup - Haag's big night powers Hornets (11/07/14)
Connor Haag rushed for 303 yards and five touchdowns as Harrisburg (2-7, 1-5 4A-3) beat Brookland 45-28 this past Friday in Harrisburg. Haag also added 95 yards passing and a touchdown pass on the night. Dillon Russell finished with 64 yards receiving and a touchdown. Walker Hammond had a big night for the Hornets defense with 16 tackles and two forced fumbles. Haag and Russell each had an interception...
EPC handed first loss of season (10/23/14)
EPC (6-1, 3-1 2A-3) and Cross County met this past Friday night in a battle of undefeated teams in the 2A-3 conference. The Warriors jumped out early scoring on their first possession, but it was all Thunderbirds from there on as Cross County posted a 36-8 win in Lepanto...
Junior Warriors blank county rivals (10/23/14)
The Junior Warriors defense was stingy as their offense was plentiful as EPC downed county rival Marked Tree 28-0 last Thursday in Lepanto. Marked Tree received the opening kick-off before being forced to punt on their first possession. The Junior Warriors ground game cranked out the yardage with Alex Benton capping off the drive with a nine yard touchdown run. ...
Dye's big outing paces 'Cats - County football roundup (10/23/14)
Trumann's (2-5, 1-3 4A-3) defense stopped Harrisburg's (1-6, 0-4) final drive of the game to preserve a 44-39 4A-3 conference win this past Friday in Trumann. Grayson Dye had a huge night for the Wildcats as he rushed for 301 yards and four touchdowns. Dalton Carter added 71 yards on the ground with a touchdown as Garrett Woods added 51 yards rushing. Willie Moore had a touchdown run as the Wildcats ran for 446 yards on the night...
Trumann and Harrisburg advance in NEA YFL playoffs (10/23/14)
Trumann (#1 NE) and Harrisburg (#3 SW) both advanced to the semi-finals with wins this past weekend in the opening round of NEA YFL post-season playoffs in Hoxie. Trumann downed Hoxie (#4 SW) 20-6 and Harrisburg downed Earle 16-12 in the Cotton Bowl division. EPC (# 3 SE) could not find an answer for Newport offensively or defensively as their seasn ended with a 36-0 loss in the Super Bowl division...
Feeling the sting! (10/16/14)
Lady Hornets win conference match against Cave City.
Lady Hornets take match from Cave City (10/16/14)
Harrisburg celebrated Senior Night with a victory over Cave City this past Tuesday night. The Lady Hornets won the first two sets 25-18 and 25-17. Cave City took set three 25-19 before Harrisburg won set four 25-16 to win the match. For the Lady Hornets, Abby Wallace finished with 14 kills, two assists, nine digs, three aces and three blocks. ...