With two contests in five days, the Mena Golf team is off to a good start to the season. Last Thursday, August 15, Mena Golf competed at DeGray Lake. Mena placed 2nd overall with a score of 140 behind Fountain Lake (136). Austin Johnston shot a 39 and was awarded the lowest score medal. Jack…
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Following a successful Red vs. Black scrimmage and a scrimmage at Magnolia High School, the Mena Bearcats are set for another great football season, starting off against the De Queen Leopards.
After the Meet the Bucks event and a few scrimmages, the Rich Mountain Bucks soccer teams are ready for the regular season. Last Tuesday, August 13, the Bucks traveled to Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas for a scrimmage. The Rich Mountain women's team defeated the Scots 2-1, before the B…
FAYETTEVILLE – University of Arkansas head men’s basketball coach Eric Musselman announced today that forward Gabe Osabuohien has been dismissed from the program.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – When Razorback fans arrive to cheer on the Hogs this season, they can take advantage of an expanded menu of food and beverage options throughout Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.
The Mena Tennis team played their first matches on Tuesday, August 20, in Nashville.
Colten Sagely, a senior outfielder from Greenwood High School, announced on social media he has received an offer to play college baseball for the Rich Mountain Bucks next Fall. Sagely stated, "Blessed to receive an offer from the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain!"
Southern Sports Academy in Mena will be hosting a hitting clinic on Saturday, August 17th. SSA is looking forward to welcoming two esteemed coaches to their facility for the clinic.
A few area businesses in Mena showed their support for the Bucks Soccer team last week by sponsoring travel bags for the team. Among of business were Chambers Bank, Farm Bureau Insurance, and Miner's A & B Tire. The Bucks traveled to Batesville for a scrimmage at Lyon College on Tuesday,…
The annual Red vs. Black Scrimmage between Mena Bearcat football players is scheduled to take place this Friday, Aug. 16, at Bearcat Stadium. Admission for the scrimmage is Powdered Detergent or a pack of Gatorade. The Mena Jr. Bearcats are set to kick-off the scrimmage at 6:00pm.
The Mena Basscats will be having their annual beginning of the year meeting soon. Dates for the meeting will be posted as soon as they are available. The Basscats have a Junior Team (5th - 8th) and a senior team (9th - 12th). If you have a son or daughter that has a passion for Bass fishing,…
Daegan Covington, Luke Hindman, and Isaac Price recently committed to play baseball for the Rich Mountain Bucks.
The Mena Bearcats golf team began their season last Wednesday, Aug. 7, at the Waldron Golf Tournament. The Waldron Bulldogs finished first overall with a team score of 123, while Charleston followed in second (138), and Mena in third (145). Austin Johnston of Mena was the low score medalist …
Leah Wilkins of Van Buren High School is the latest athlete to commit to the Rich Mountain Bucks softball team. Coach Nealy and Bucks Softball are set to begin in the Fall of 2020.
Earlier this week, Coach Spigner and the Rich Mountain Bucks baseball program extended an offer to Carson Crawford of Stuttgart. Crawford noted on social media, "Thanks to Bucks Athletics and Coach Spigner for an offer to continue my academic and baseball career. I had a wonderful visit."
FAYETTEVILLE – Former Arizona Wildcat and NFCA All-American Taylor McQuillin was named Razorback softball’s new graduate assistant by head softball coach Courtney Deifel on Monday afternoon.
RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Following a 2018 campaign that featured an undefeated a regular season, a fourth Great American Conference title and the program’s first NCAA Division II playoff victory, Ouachita enters the upcoming football season as the league’s preseason favorite, the conference anno…
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas and Oklahoma State have agreed to an additional two-game, home-and-home football series for 2032 and 2033, bringing the future non-conference total to four contests.
Rich Mountain Women's Soccer has Strong Showing in Scrimmage at Lyon College
The Rich Mountain Bucks soccer teams have began practices for their inaugural season which will kick off shortly on August 13 at Lyon College.
Jackson Rich of Broken Bow, Oklahoma, verbally committed to Coach Lance Spigner and the UA RIch Mountain Bucks Baseball team.
The Mena Jr. Ladycats volleyball team took part in a jamboree in Greenwood last Thursday, August 1.
The University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Bucks Cross Country team is counting down the days until their first meet, but until then, the team is training for the upcoming season.
2019 marked the 53rd anniversary of the AAU Junior Olympic Games. On July 25-28, over 510 swimmers traveled to the Greensboro Coliseum Complex Aquatic Center, located in Greensboro, North Carolina, from across the United States to compete in the AAU swimming national championship portion of …
The 2019 Bearcat Bash has come and gone. Last Thursday, August 1, the Bearcat Foundation, Inc. hosted the annual Bearcat Bash at the Polk County Fairground Commercial Building.
The Mena Rallycats tennis team began practicing earlier this week for the upcoming season. New Mena Tennis Coach, Jim Pennington, invites any 9th-12th grade Mena students to be a part of the team in they are interested in playing.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas and Utah are set to play a home-and-home football series as part of the 2026 and 2028 seasons.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Beginning with the 2019 season, fans attending football games at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium will be able to purchase beer and wine in public areas of the stadium. Alcoholic beverages at Razorback football games have been available since 2014, but previously hav…
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Natural grass made its return to Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on Monday, August 5.
August 15th has officially been declared as ‘Meet the Bucks’ day by Polk County Judge Brandon Ellison. He was joined by State Representative John Maddox, Mena Mayor Seth Smith, U.S. Senator John Boozman for the proclamation signing. The proclamation encourages residents to participate in all…
The Mena School Board approved the hiring of Jim Pennington as the next Mena Bearcat Basketball Coach last Tuesday, July 23. Along with his basketball duties, Pennington will also serve as the Head Boys and Girls Tennis Coach.
Blake Dunn of Morrilton High School has committed to the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain baseball program. Dunn announced his commitment in a social media post in mid July stating that he is excited to continue his academic and athletic career at the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain.
Coach Chad Arnold is taking reigns of the Mena Jr. High Football team, after the school board approved the transfer last week. In years past, Arnold has been the defensive line and running backs coach for the Bearcats. As Arnold makes the move to Jr. High Head Coach, Ryan Luttmer will take o…
Last week, local basketball teams from the area competed in summer camps.
The UA Rich Mountain Bucks baseball team extended an offer to Isaac Price last week. Price is a senior at Siloam Springs High School, and announced his offer on Twitter saying, "Blessed to receive my first offer from UA RIch Mountain! Thank you to Coach Spigner and the administration!"
Leigha Jade, a 2019 graduate of Alma High School, announced that she is joining Bucks Succer for their inaugural season. Jade announced on Facebook saying, "It's official!! I'm continuing my soccer career at the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain! Can't wait to start the college life."
The recruiting continues for coaches at the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain. This past weekend, Bucks Baseball Coach, Lance Spigner, attended the PBR OK Limited Series at Oral Roberts.
As a part of KFSM's countdown until football season, their latest ranking was of the "Top 5 Defensive Backs To Watch This Fall."
FAYETTEVILLE – Michael Musselman has been hired as the University of Arkansas men’s basketball director of recruiting, Razorback head coach Eric Musselman announced today.
Thanks to donations from the Bearcat Foundation, the Bob Carver Foundation, and the Union Bank of Mena, renovations are still underway for upgrades at Bearcat Stadium. Recently a new ticket box was structured at the stadium, as improvements to the press box have now began.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas Women’s Basketball Head Coach Mike Neighbors continues to retool his staff, announcing the promotion of Todd Schaefer to Associate Head Coach on July 30, 2019.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – On Friday, August 30 at 1 p.m. CST Arkansas Razorback fans are invited to stand up as ONE fan base and Call the Hogs in the second annual ONE Hog Call. Free public events will be held in Fayetteville and Little Rock where fans across the state can rally and call the Hogs…
[JULY 25, 2019 | MENA, Ark.] The community wide enthusiasm surrounding the growing Bucks Athletics program on the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain campus only continues to grow as inaugural Bucks Soccer season is nearing.
Athletic programs at the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain extended offers to multiple student athletes last week. Tristan Doucet and Jake Turner received offers to play for the Bucks Baseball team, as Byanka Rivera was offered by Coach Byrd to join the Bucks women's soccer program.
The Mena Barracudas Swim Team traveled to Warren, Arkansas, on Saturday, July 20, for the SASA (Southern Arkansas Swim Association) Championship Meet.
Coaches at the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain are continuing their search for future Buck athletes. This past week, Bucks Baseball Coach, Lance Spigner, traveled to the University of Central Arkansas to recruit at the Arkansas AAA American Legion State Tournament in Conway.
Last Thursday, July 18, Trev Lewis from Next Level U Sports signed his Letter of Intent to play soccer at the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain.
The University of Arkansas RIch Mountain baseball team garnered another commitment last week. Cooper Perry, an all-around player from Hughes Springs High School in Texas, has committed to the Bucks.
The Mena Bearcat Football team hosted a team camp last Tuesday, July 16, at Bearcat Stadium. Cedarville, De Queen, Dover, and the Bearcats competed in the camp, however, no score was kept as each team received an equal amount of time on both sides of the ball.
The date has been announced for the annual Red vs. Black Scrimmage. The Mena Bearcat Jr. High and Sr. High football teams will scrimmage at Bearcat Stadium on Firday, August 16, at 6:00pm at Bearcat Stadium.