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<p><strong>State Qualifiers. </strong>Booneville qualified a squad for both the junior high and senior high trap shooting squads for state competition during Friday’s junior high and Saturday’s senior high district competition in Jacksonville. Pictured are are senior high shooters (from left) Jacob Tucker, Trey Black, Drew McCubbin, Casey Johnson and Chase Wiggins who finished in 13th place.</p>

State Qualifiers

May 17, 2016 4:05pm

Booneville qualified a squad for both the junior high and senior high trap shooting squads for state competition during Friday’s junior high and Saturday’s senior high district competition in...

<p><strong>Stellar career ends.</strong> Booneville pitcher Ashdon Ross delivers a pitch to the plate during the Lady Cats’ state tournament game against Bald Knob last Friday in Norphlet. Third baseman Hannah McClung (left) and shortstop Whitney Tatum (right) stand ready to field their position. Ross finished with 263 strikeouts for the season as the Lady Cats finished the year 22-6 after a loss to Bald Knob. (Photo by Chuck Hayes)</p>

Errors Costly In State Quarterfinal Game

May 17, 2016 4:05pm

Having won their first state tournament game in several years with a win against Manila last Thursday, the Booneville softball team next faced the top-ranked team — not just in the classification...

State Tournament Loss To Parkers Chapel Ends Lady Rattler Season

May 17, 2016 4:05pm

The Magazine Lady Rattlers saw a runner tagged out at the plate to end the first inning, then would have only one base runner the rest of the day against Parkers Chapel in a 10-0 Class 2A state...

<p><strong>Routine grounder.</strong> Ethan Fairbanks makes this play at second base during the Rattler lost to Murfreesboro in the opening round of the Class 2A state tournament Thursday. (Photo by Cassie Rongey)</p>

Rattler Season Ends With Loss To Rattlers

May 17, 2016 4:05pm

In the Class 2A West Region final the Magazine Rattlers drew a lefty who has signed to play college baseball.

The opening round of the Class 2A state tournament Thursday, head coach Randy...

<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>The 2016 Class 3A Region 1 Champion Booneville Bearcats (photo by Cassie Rongey)</strong></p>

Drought Over For Bearcat Baseball

May 10, 2016 12:05pm

The Booneville Bearcats were looking to end the school’s decade long state tournament drought and they did so with a tournament qualifying first round win over Elkins in the Class 3A Region 1...

<p><strong>Close call.</strong> Magazine first baseman Austin Phillips snags a throw from a teammate to record an out against Hector’s Cody Day Friday. Phillips had a key single in the ninth inning of the Rattlers’ 5-4 win.</p>

Rattlers Reach West Region Finals

May 10, 2016 12:05pm

Randon Baumgartner threw a complete game three-hit shutout against Bigelow to get the Magazine Rattlers into the Class 2A state tournament and he picked up a win in relief to get the Rattlers to...

Lady Cats Come Up Short In Regional Final

May 10, 2016 12:05pm

After completing their unbeaten run through the 4-3A, the Booneville softball team set a course for the regional tournament in Atkins last week.

Behind consecutive no-hitters by Ashdon Ross...

<p><strong>Up and over</strong>. Magazine’s Aubrie Davis was second in the pole vault in the Class 2A state track meet last week.</p>

Davis Second In State Pole Vault; All State For Lady Rattlers

May 10, 2016 12:05pm

The Lady Rattlers finished in the top 10 at the 2016 state championships at England last week as Aubrie Davis was named All State.

Davis, a junior, won the silver medal with a personal...

Lady Rattlers Punch State Tourney Ticket

May 10, 2016 12:05pm

Surviving against Bigelow Thursday, the Magazine Rattlers won the game they had to win in the Class 2A West Regional tournament hosted at the school.

The Lady Rattlers were shut out in the...

<p><strong>Putting the shot.</strong> Ethan O’Bar won the shot put at the Class 3A state track meet last week with a toss of 46’ 2”.</p>

O’Bar Wins Shot Put At State Meet

May 10, 2016 12:05pm

On the day of the Conference 3A-4 meet in Paris, Ethan O’Bar was asked if he thought he would win the shot put event in the meet to be held in Paris.

O’Bar responded he had his eyes on the...