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Friday, Jan. 20, 2017
Area sports roundup (01/20/17)
The Bay Lady Yellowjackets were on the road this past Tuesday at Earle and were handed a 68-58 loss by the Lady Bulldogs. Whitlee Layne scored 34 points to lead Bay. The Junior Lady Yellowjackets also lost by a score of 41-25 as Olivia Ferguson scored 13 points...
EPC holds on for thrilling win over Marked Tree (01/20/17)
EPC (14-6) led from eight to twelve points for most of the second half before having to withstand a late Marked Tree (9-7) charge to escape with a 65-62 win this past Tuesday in Marked Tree. Tray Brown opened the game by hitting one of two technical free throws after EPC was caught dunking the ball in warm-ups for a 1-0 lead. ...
Lady Indians get conference win over EPC (01/20/17)
Marked Tree (5-11) jumped out to a 15-1 first quarter lead before having to hold on for a 39-34 win over EPC (5-11) this past Tuesday in Marked Tree. The Lady Indians jumped out to a 15-0 lead as Tullia Tull scored back to back baskets as Jayla Carter scored inside to make it 6-0. ...
Junior Warriors get road win over Marked Tree (01/20/17)
EPC jumped out to an early lead and increased that lead every quarter on their way to a 48-27 win over Marked Tree this past Tuesday night in Marked Tree. Preston Rains put the first points on the board for EPC with a baseline jumper as Trevon Wofford of Marked Tree answered with two free throws to make it 2-2. ...
Marshall leads Junior Lady Indians to win (01/20/17)
MaKayla Marshall tossed in 21 points on the night to lead Marked Tree to a 41-18 win over conference rival EPC this past Tuesday night in junior high girls' basketball in Marked Tree. The Junior Lady Indians jumped out a 7-0 lead as Marshall hit a jumper in the lane, Taylor McCuiston hit one of two free throws, Marshall stuck back an offensive rebound and McCuiston went coast to coast for a lay-up. ...
Lady Hornets roll to win over Westside (01/20/17)
Harrisburg (10-8) used a balanced scoring attack to defeat Westside 49-26 in senior girls basketball this past Monday in Jonesboro. Jessica Webb got Harrisburg on the board first with a basket inside as Westside answered with a three-pointer, their only lead of the game, to make it 3-2 Lady Warriors. ...
Junior Lady Hornets fall in conference play (01/20/17)
Harrisburg got off to a terrible start being outscored 15-0 in the opening quarter on their way to a 40-7 loss at the hands of the Westside Junior Lady Warriors this past Monday in Jonesboro. The Junior Lady Hornets had trouble handling the press with numerous baskets scored off turnovers for for Westside. Harrisburg found themselves down 9-0 with 2:36 left in the opening quarter as Westside added six more points before the first quarter came to a close...
Hornets drop home game to Osceola (01/20/17)
Harrisburg (8-9) was outscored 41-28 by Osceola in the second half after being tied 23 all at the half as they fell to the Seminoles 64-51 this past Friday in Harrisburg. Gatlin Greeno scored the first points of the night with a three-pointer for Harrisburg as Osceola countered with a three-pointer and basket inside to go up 5-3 early in the first. ...
Junior Hornets swatted at hands of Osceola (01/20/17)
Harrisburg fell behind early and never recovered as the Osceola Junior Seminoles gained a 55-23 win over the Junior Hornets this past Friday in Harrisburg. Osceola jumped out to a 4-0 lead before Ray Michael Jones scored inside for the Junior Hornets to make it 4-2. The Junior Seminoles scored the next nine point before Ray Michael Jones hit one of two free throws for Harrisburg to make it 13-3 with 1:15 left. The score stayed the same as the first quarter came to an end...
Area sports roundup (01/13/17)
Colby Malone scored 13 points to lead four players in double figures as Marked Tree beat Earle 65-48 this past Tuesday in Marked Tree. Nick Andrews, Markel Perry-Washington and Paul Coleman all added 10 points each for the Indians. Earle won the junior high game 48-23...
Slow start costly for Harrisburg in Kell semi-finals (01/13/17)
Harrisburg (8-8) got off to a slow start getting outscored 21-5 in the opening quarter and could never recover as the Hornets fell 65-57 to Pangburn this past Saturday in one semi-final game of the Kell Classic in Swifton. Pangburn scored the first seven points of the game before Gatlin Greeno got inside for a Harrisburg basket to make 7-2 Tigers. ...
Wildcats lose overtime thriller to Marmaduke in Kell quarter-finals (01/13/17)
Four quarters wasn't enough to decide a winner as Trumann (4-8) and Marmaduke had to go overtime to find a winner in quarter-final play at the Kell Classic in Swifton this past Thursday. The Greyhounds outscored Trumann 6-1 in overtime to take a 76-71 win over the Wildcats...
Lady Hornets tumble in Kell quarter-finals (01/13/17)
Harrisburg (8-8) stayed closed with Highland for the first half before the Lady Rebels slowly pulled away in the second half to take a 55-46 over the Lady Hornets in the Kell Classic last Thursday in Swifton. Harrisburg to back to back baskets from Cassie Armstrong and Kelly Curtis to start the game before Highland converted a conventional three-point play to make the score 4-3 Lady Hornets. ...
Lady Wildcats ousted in Kell Classic quarter-finals (01/13/17)
Trumann (6-9) played a close first half against Marmaduke but a strong third quarter by the Lady Greyhounds spelled doom for the Lady Wildcats as they fell 58-32 last Wednesday at the Kell Classic in Swifton. The teams traded baskets early in the first quarter as Marmaduke opened with a three-pointer, Star Simmons scored inside for the Lady Wildcats, the Lady Greyhounds made two free throws with Zaria McGuire hitting a jumper for Trumann to make the score 5-4 Marmaduke. ...
Jim Parrish Educational Scholarship (01/08/17)
Higgins receives educational scholarship.
PCDT Sports: A look back at 2016 (01/08/17)
January saw basketball season in full swing and also saw the finals of the 69th Annual NEA Invitational Tournament that was held at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro. Bay and EPC squared off in the boys' Division I finals with Bay coming out on top 60-24. ...
Hornets win conference clash with Trumann (01/08/17)
Harrisburg (7-7) made enough free throws down the stretch to secure an 87-82 win over Trumann (4-7) in senior boys basketball action his past Tuesday in Harrisburg. Gatlin Greeno got the Hornets on the board first with a four-point as he netted a three-pointer and added the free throw after being fouled for a 4-0 Harrisburg lead. ...
Junior Hornets fight back to defeat Trumann (01/08/17)
Harrisburg outscored Trumann 20-4 in the fourth quarter erasing a 10 point deficit to take a 38-32 win over the Junior Wildcats this past Tuesday in Harrisburg. Trumann jumped out a 5-0 lead as Chris Webb drilled a three-pointer and Dedrick Coleman scored inside before the Junior Hornets got a basket down low from Adam Jones and a three-pointer from Brennon Honeycutt to tie the game at 5 with 3:47 left. ...
Lady Wildcats hold on to defeat Harrisburg (01/08/17)
Olivia Greenwell's four-point play with 37 seconds left gave Trumann (6-8) the lead as the Lady Wildcats held on for a 46-45 win over Harrisburg (8-7) in senior high girls' basketball in Trumann. Star Simmons's reverse lay-up gave Trumann their first points before Abby Edwards hit a running jumper in the lane for Harrisburg to make the score 2-2. ...
Junior Lady Wildcats get win over Harrisburg (01/08/17)
Trumann jumped out a 7-0 lead and never looked back at they took a 37-14 win over Harrisburg this past Monday at Wildcat Gym. The Junior Lady Wildcats got an inside basket from Haley Mathis, a three-pointer from Caroline Morgan and a stick back basket from Kayla Spence to take a 7-0 lead over Harrisburg with 2:59 left in the opening quarter. ...
Lady Wildcats win opening round game of Kell Classic (01/08/17)
Trumann (5-8) used a strong second half as they posted a 51-23 win over Flippin in their opening round game of the Kell Classic this past Saturday in Swifton. Olivia Greenwell got Trumann on the board first with one of two free throws as Flippin tied the game with one of two free throws. ...
Turner, Booker lead Wildcats to Kell Classic victory (01/08/17)
Wildcats beat Hoxie 77-64 this past Saturday in the opening round of the Kell Classic being played in Swifton. Booker canned a three-pointer to open the game giving Trumann a 3-0 lead only to see Hoxie answer with a three-pointer to tie the game. Booker stuck back an offensive rebound as the Mustangs netted another three-pointer and added a jumper to take an 8-5 lead. ...
Lady Hornets cruise to opening round Kell Classic win (01/08/17)
The Harrisburg Lady Hornets (8-6) had two players score in double digits as they beat Bradford 55-22 in opening round play of the Kell Classic in Swifton this past Saturday. Keely Curtis hit one of two free throws as Cassie Armstrong canned a three-pointer to give the Lady Hornets the early 4-0 lead. ...
Fourth quarter comeback sends Bay to NEA title (12/29/16)
Bay (15-8) outscored EPC (11-4) 17-8 in the fourth quarter to take a 49-45 in the championship game of the Division I bracket of the NEA Invitational Tournament this past Tuesday in Jonesboro. Dustin Utley got Bay on the board first with a basket inside as Jase Whitfield hit one of two free throws for EPC before adding a basket down low to make the score 3-2 EPC. ...
Friends of the NEA (12/29/16)
Chip Layne of Bay, Myra Parrish of Trumann along with Myra Malone McNeil and Mark Springer of Weiner were recognized this past Tuesday in Jonesboro. Ronnie Brogdon presented each with a certificate.
EPC Warriors vs KIPP Blytheville (12/14/16)
Junior high girls and boys along with senior high girls and boys were all in action this past Friday in Lepanto.
Marked Tree @ EPC Basketball (12/07/16)
Rivals EPC and Marked Tree hit the court for 7th, junior and senior high games.
Marked Tree Lady Indians at EPC Lady Warriors (12/07/16)
Girls action 7th, junior and senior high basketball games.
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.