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<p><strong>Celebration moment.</strong> Trevor Jones raises his arms into the air after hitting a three run double in the first inning against Mayflower Friday. (Photo by Cassie Rongey)</p>

Bearcats Baum Bound

May 17, 2016 4:28pm

Making the state tournament for the first time in 10 years was not enough for the Booneville Bearcats.

They came to play.

Three days later the Bearcats were one of two teams still...

<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 4:26pm

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<p><strong>Three point land.</strong> Caden Yarborough sets up for a 3 point shot attempt in Thursday’s homecoming game against Danville.</p>

Danville Spoils Homecoming

Feb 02, 2016 4:50pm

Booneville’s basketball teams sought to get needed conference wins against Danville on homecoming night last Thursday, but the Little Johns refused to cooperate.

In the boys’ game, cold...

<p><strong>JO Volleyball.</strong> Booneville volleyball player Macy Geddes (30), playing for JO team Club Velocity, executes a kill against Oklahoma Charge 17-2 in 17-under pool play at the Battle at the Fort tournament in Fort Smith on Saturday. The Velocity team, which also features Booneville players Haley Carter and Brittany Drawbaugh, made the championship bracket in the tournament.</p>

Local Help Lead JO Volleyball Team To Finals Of ‘Battle’

Feb 02, 2016 4:49pm

Booneville volleyball athletes playing for JO teams had an excellent showing at Battle in the Fort last weekend in Fort Smith. Both the main FSJ-Booneville 15-under team and the Club Velocity 17-...

<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>May</strong></p>

May Named Head Coach Of West All Star Cheerleaders

Jan 26, 2016 11:59pm

Fresh off leading Booneville High School to its first state title in cheerleading, Rachael May was named Tuesday as the head coach of the West All Star cheerleading squad for the 61st annual...

<p><strong>Going to the basket.</strong> Alley Vaught scored 17 points, including a pair of free throws with 9 seconds to go, to lead the Lady Cats to their first Conference 3A-4 win of the season Friday.</p>

Lady Cats Win First Conference Game

Jan 26, 2016 11:58pm

The Booneville Lady Cats basketball team finally got that elusive first conference win last Friday night, but not before some nervous moments.

Alley Vaught hit two free throws with nine...

<p><strong>All alone</strong>. Shaeffer Loyd is all alone leading this fast break in a recent game in Magazine. Loyd and the Rattlers are also now all alone in first place in the 2A-4.</p>

Rattlers Win In OT, Take Over League Lead

Jan 26, 2016 11:58pm

A 54-52 overtime win at Eureka Springs Friday night completed a worst to first turnaround for the Magazine Rattlers Friday night.

Since losing to Eureka Springs to start Conference 2A-4 play...

Up & In: Rippy Deserves Hall, Attention

Jan 26, 2016 11:58pm

Because you are reading this I may have to go into hiding.

You may have noticed on the front page that Kenneth Rippy is set to be inducted into the Arkansas High School Coaches Association’s...

<p><strong>Daring him to shoot?</strong> Keith Runyon (42) decides whether to take a baseline jumper early in Friday’s win over Johnson County Westside. Runyon and the Rattlers are 5-1 in conference play at the midway point of the conference season.</p>

Rattlers Tied For League Lead

Jan 19, 2016 12:53pm

A year removed from going winless in conference play the Magazine Rattlers won their fourth and fifth straight league games last Tuesday to pull into a first place tie at the midpoint of the...

<p><strong>Inside job</strong>. Tucker Knight is set to take on a Two Rivers defender on the way to the basket Tuesday night Bearcat Gym.</p>

BOONEVILLE: Cats, Lady Cats Swept At Paris

Jan 19, 2016 12:52pm

before TR got a basket at the horn. Booneville would reclaim those two on free throws by Paige Joyce and Vaught, but Two Rivers owned the rest of the game, closing on a 19-1 blitz. Vaught had 13...

Union Departure Leaves Rattlers With Hole In Schedule

Jan 19, 2016 12:51pm

Content to play a nine game schedule for the second straight year, Magazine head football coach Doug Powell learned last week his docket had been trimmed to eight due to Union Christian Academy...

No Mistake: Lady Cats Won Cheerleading Title

Jan 19, 2016 12:51pm

Since the Dec. 19 state cheerleading competition in which the Booneville Lady Cats cheer team was crowned the Class 3A state champions, there have been multiple accounts of schools learning they...

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