The Mena Rallycats tennis team traveled to Clarksville on Monday to compete in the 4A State Tennis Tournament at the University of the Ozarks. Stephanie Lua and Marissa Ortiz represented Mena in the Girls Doubles bracket, as Will Davis competed in Boys Singles.

The Rich Mountain Bucks Cross Country teams hosted the NJCAA Division I Region II Championship meet on Saturday, October 12, at the Lion’s Club Disc Golf Course. The Bucks competed along side Carl Albert State College, Connors State College, National Park College, and Redlands Community College.

Last Thursday the Mena Ladycats hosted Bauxite at the Union Bank Center for some volleyball action. The Jr. Ladycats swept their match 2-0 (25-4, 25-15), before the senior high JV squad did the same (25-22, 25-19). To complete the sweep for Mena, the senior varsity team also defeated the Lad…

The Mena Basscats were back on the water last Sunday, October 13, at Lake Hamilton. Carson Cannon and Austin Johnston placed 5th overall with 5 fish and a total weight of 9.46 pounds. Also from Mena, Brendon Catlett and Jarrett Burger finished in 19th place with 3 fish, weighing in at 4.26 pounds.

Coach Spigner and the Rich Mountain Bucks baseball program received yet another commitment last week. Chase Webb, an infielder from El Dorado High School, announced his commitment on social media noting, “I have made my commitment to continue my education and pursue my dreams to play college…

Bailey Tillotson of Sherman High School in Texas recently received an offer to play college soccer from the Rich Mountain Bucks. Tillotson stated on social media, “Excited to have received my first offer to play soccer at the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain!”

After taking a 34-22 blow against the Pottsville Apaches (2-3, 1-1) on Homecoming, the Mena Bearcats (3-2, 0-2) are preparing for their trip to Dover to take on the Pirates (0-5, 0-2) this Friday, October 11.

Defender's Boxing Club of Mena hosted the first ever female only boxing show in Arkansas last Saturday, October 5. The Female Fury 1 went included 18 fights with 36 boxers from 10 different states and 21 total gyms.

The Mena Basscats had four teams compete in the Arkansas Youth Fishing Associations tournament on Millwood Lake on Sunday, October 6. The Basscats had two teams (Austin Johnston & Cason Cannon and Austin Rose & Evan Graves) tie for 2nd place in the High School Division, and one team …

The Mena Ladycats (16-3-2; 7-0) senior high volleyball team hosted the Little Rock McClellan Lady Lions (0-10; 0-8) on Thursday evening for a doubleheader. The Ladycats came away with a big win in both games and also clinched their 18th consecutive berth to the State Volleyball Tournament. 

Mena Volleyball has been busy here lately. Over the weekend, the Mena junior high and senior high teams competed in tournaments. The Jr. Ladycats competed in Jessieville and the Mena senior high squad took part in the first annual Rams MTXE Tournament at Lakeside High School.

Jace Bray of Rogers High School has added his name to the list of future Buck baseball players. Bray announced his commitment to the Rich Mountain Bucks on Sunday on social media saying, "First off I want to thank God, my family, coaches, and friends who have helped me develop into the perso…

Both the Rich Mountain men’s and women’s soccer teams hosted Rose State at Bearcat Stadium on Sunday, September 29. 

The local Defender’s Boxing Club will be hosting Female Fury 1, a female only boxing show, on Saturday, October 5.

The Mena Basscats competed in the Trader Bills High School Bass Tournament on Sunday, September 29, at Lake Hamilton. Austin Johnston and Cason Cannon of Mena finished in 2nd place in the Senior High Division. The Basscats will be back on the water this weekend at Millwood Lake.

Maddi Miles of Jonesboro High School is the latest athlete to commit to Coach Tracy Nealy and the Rich Mountain Bucks softball program.

Congratulations to the Cossatot River Lady Eagles Golf Team on finishing 3rd in the 2A State Golf Tournament earlier this week in Salem, Arkansas. The Lady Eagles Golf Team includes Rylee Dering, Jaden Dering, LaBrayla Robb, and Kaylin McKee.

After no game last week, the Bearcats are well rested for their first conference matchup of the Ozark. This Friday, September 27, Mena (3-0) will be hosting the reigning 4-4A Champions, the Ozark Hillbillies (2-1).

The Rich Mountain Bucks women's soccer team (1-5-1) traveled to Redlands Community College last Wednesday, September 18, and won their first game in program history, as well as their first NJCAA Division 1 Region 2 conference game.

Congratulations to the Cossatot River Lady Eagles golf team on winning the 2A-6 Conference Championship!

Both the Mena junior and senior high volleyball teams have been busy on the court here lately. Last Thursday, the Ladycats hosted Arkadelphia. The Jr. Ladycats won 2-0 (25-8, 25-6). In senior high action, the Mena JV squad defeated the Lady Badgers 2-0 (25-19, 25-16), before the varsity Lady…

Congratulations to Coach Mike Jackson and the Acorn Lady Tigers golf team on winning the 2A-1 North District Championship last Wednesday.

The Mena High School Tennis team took on Malvern and Hope last Friday. Marissa Ortiz and Stephanie Lua both won their singles matches, and then teamed up to win their doubles match 6-1.

Last week, the Mena High School golf team competed in the 7-4A District Golf Tournament. On Tuesday, Chloe Rocha competed at DeGray in the women’s tournament and shot a 115 overall. The Mena men competed at DeGray on Wednesday. Austin Johnston shot a 79 and was the Runner-Up Medalist, to qua…

The Rich Mountain Bucks soccer teams traveled to Northeastern Oklahoma last Wednesday, September 11, for their first NJCAA Division 1 Region 2 conference games.

Coach Lance Spigner and the Bucks Baseball program received another commitment for their inaugural season this week. Luke Rice, a first baseman from North Little Rock High School, announced his commitment on social media Tuesday.

The Mena Jr. High Volleyball team traveled to Paris on Saturday, September 14, to compete in the Paris Jr. Volleyball Tournament. After a competitive day, the Jr. Ladycats finished runner-up in the Gold Bracket of the tournament.

Last Friday, the University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Cross Country teams competed in the Bob Gravett Invitational along with Ouachita Baptist, Southern Arkansas University, Tarleton State University, and the University of Arkansas Monticello, on the campus of Ouachita Baptist University.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas Soccer shutout No. 1/1 North Carolina on Sunday afternoon at Razorback Field, 2-0. The win on Sunday was the first victory over a No. 1 squad in program history and first time for an SEC school to beat the Tar Heels by two or more goals. In 963 matches in UNC hi…

The Acorn Tigers cross country team started off their 2019 season at the Lions Club Invitational last week with low numbers, but high quality, according to Coach Keith Willsey. Sophomore Justice Neufeld outplayed the field with an overall victory in the Sr. Boys 5K, outdistancing 2nd place b…

The Mena Golf team traveled to De Queen last Thursday and placed second overall after competing with Ashdown, Camden Fairview, and De Queen. Austin Johnston led Mena with a score of 37 and was the second lowest scorer in the tournament. Jack Hunter and Brendon Catlett both shot a 49, while N…

The Mena High School Tennis team competed in Arkadelphia last Thursday evening. McKenzie Strother won her singles match by a score of 8-6. In doubles, Marissa Ortiz and Stephanie Lua took down the Lady Badgers 8-2. 

In what Bearcat Head Football Coach Craig Bentley predicted to be best game of the week in the state of Arkansas, the Mena Bearcats defeated the Prescott Curley Wolves in an overtime thriller.

The Mena Ladycats senior high volleyball team hosted the annual Ladycat Classic on Saturday, September 7, at the Union Bank Center. Teams from Arkadelphia, Ashdown, Booneville, Jessieville, Mansfield, Mena, Pottsville, and Waldron competed in the tournament. In pool play, the Mena Varsity qu…

After big games at LSU-Eunice on Saturday, both the Rich Mountain men’s and women’s soccer teams opened conference play on Wednesday at Northeastern A&M in Oklahoma.

Coach Lance Spigner and the Rich Mountain Bucks baseball team gathered a few more commitments for the 2020 season last week. Dalton Cook, Tristan Doucet, and Cameron Patterson all committed to the Bucks.

Last Thursday, the Mena High School Golf team placed first overall in a golf tournament at the Malvern Country Club. Austin Johnston of Mena was the low score medalist of the tournament with a score of 38. Brendon Catlett shot a 48, while Jack Hunter completed the course with a score of 54. …