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<p><strong>Out at the plate.</strong> Bearcat pitcher Tyler Matthews tags out a runner trying to score on a bunt in the Bearcats’ game against Mena last week. Catcher James Ray doubled and Matthews pitched five innings in relief to beat Mena.</p>

Ray Has Big Week For Bearcats

Mar 24, 2015 4:29pm

Throwing four and two thirds innings of a conference win at Two Rivers Thurday night on the way to spring break, James Ray capped a huge week in which it was his bat that helped the Bearcats start...

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A Book Report 33 Years Late

Jan 14, 2015 11:24am

I remember it vividly. I was a senior in high school and I had English with Sharon Phelps in the latter part of the afternoon.

We had book reports every six weeks back then and it became...

Lady Rattlers Win Second Road Conference Game

Jan 14, 2015 11:23am

The Magazine Lady Rattlers rebounded from a Tuesday loss at home to beat Hartford on the road Friday night.

The Lady Rattlers got a 3 pointer to break a tie but Hackett scored the last five...

Eight 3s Not Enough For Bearcats

Jan 14, 2015 11:23am

The senior high teams got off to a slow start to the 2015 calendar year, with losses by both teams at Scranton and Two Rivers. Against Scranton the Cats had a season-high for three-pointers in a...

Lady Cats Miss First Win By Inches

Jan 08, 2015 3:54pm

Four inches to the right and the Booneville Lady Cats might have had their first win of the season in very improbable fashion.

Last Monday Booneville was playing Mansfield’s JV team and was...

Bearcat Junior Teams 2-1 In League Play At Break

Dec 31, 2014 11:32am

After having problems scoring points recently, Booneville’s junior girls got their offense back and the result was a pair of conference wins. They downed Two Rivers 31-24 and Danville 36-28 to...

Loera Scores 23 Against Danville

Dec 31, 2014 11:32am

Booneville’s senior boys seem to be following a pattern lately: They fall far behind, but never quit and put on a rally that forces the opposition to put any starters back in that they have taken...

Magazine Squads Swept At Mountainburg

Dec 31, 2014 11:31am

The Magazine senior high teams and junior high girls entered the Christmas break on a sour note having been swept at Mountainburg on Dec. 19.


<p><strong>Player of the Year.</strong> Booneville’s Justin Shackleford (right) was named the Class 3A defensive player of the year at the 2014 Farm Bureau Awards banquet last week. “Shack” is pictured with local Farm Bureau agent Keith Eichenberger.</p>

“Shack” Player Of Year

Dec 23, 2014 2:55pm

For the second year in a row the player tabbed as the best defensive player in the classification in which Booneville resides is from Booneville.

This year the Farm Bureau Award for...

<p>All State/All Conference Justin Shackleford</p>

Two Named All State; Eight All Conference

Dec 23, 2014 2:54pm

Bearcat fullback/linebacker Bryson May and noseguard/halfback Justin “Shack” Shackleford were both voted All State by Conference 3A-4 coaches. Both will also be invited to play in the Arkansas...

<p><strong>Jump pass.</strong> Paige Joyce passes the ball to a teammate during a recent Lady Cat basketball game.</p>

Lamar Handles Hoops Squads

Dec 23, 2014 2:53pm

The Booneville basketball teams ran into buzzsaws at Lamar last Tuesday as both teams suffered sportsmanship-rule defeats. But in the boys’ game, Ethan O’Bar showed why he is a welcome addition to...

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