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Thursday, Apr. 24, 2014
Lions drop three of four on baseball diamond (04/22/14)
Manila produced plenty of offense last week on the diamond, scoring 31 runs in four games, but managed just one victory due to defensive miscues in three Lion losses. Manila began the week dropping an 8-5 decision to Corning in a 3A-3 conference matchup Tuesday afternoon at home. ...
Lady Mustangs continue undefeated run in area softball (04/22/14)
Buffalo Island Central remained undefeated in area softball, picking up three more victories, all in 2A-3 conference play last week. The Lady Mustangs (13-0, 6-0 2A-3) began the week with a 6-2 victory over Rector. BIC followed with a 7-3 win over Marked Tree Wednesday afternoon before defeating Riverside 5-2 Thursday afternoon at Monette...
Mustangs gain revenge with 7-2 win over Riverside (04/22/14)
Buffalo Island Central avenged last week's loss to rival Riverside, posting a 7-2 victory over the Rebels in 2A-3 baseball action Wednesday afternoon in Lake City. The Mustangs scored all the runs they would need in the third inning, putting together a five run rally. ...
Aftershock off to a good start (04/22/14)
Members of the 2014 version of the 10 AA Aftershock are off to a great start. The Aftershock finished third in the Shiver Me Timbers and the Baseball on the Boro tournaments in Jonesboro before finally breaking through with a championship this past weekend at The King of Swing tournament...
Rebels down Marked Tree in big conference win (04/15/14)
Devon Austin gave up a run in the top of the first inning and then kept the Marked Tree batters off balance with a nice mix of curve ball and fast balls as Riverside posted a 4-1 win in a key 2A-3 conference game this past Friday in Lake City...
Rebels stay hot with three conference victories (04/15/14)
Riverside won for the ninth time in 10 games with a crucial 4-1 victory over Marked Tree in 2A-3 conference baseball action Friday afternoon at Lake City. Devon Austin (3-2) earned the win, firing a complete game six hitter. The junior right hander struck out nine, walked two, while giving up just one unearned run...
Lions run win streak to six with 11-0 victory over Hoxie (04/15/14)
Manila picked up its sixth straight victory, demolishing Hoxie 11-1 in 3A-3 baseball action Thursday afternoon at Manila. The Lions improved to 6-4 overall and 4-2 in conference play...
Two Lady Lions sign at Dyersburg State (04/15/14)
Two senior Lady Lions, Deven Burrow and Emily Cook, signed a letter of intent on Thursday to play college basketball for Dyersburg (Tenn.) State Community College. The Manila High School team members were honored with a special signing ceremony in the gymnasium with family and friends...
Bradey Woodall invited to attend Elite 80 basketball camp (04/15/14)
Bradey Woodall led the scoring in two of the three games he participated in at the Scouts Focus Elite 80 Showcase Camp held in Overland Park, Kan. The Manila eighth grade athlete was invited to attend the camp in March. He was one of only three eighth graders to attend the prestigious basketball camp. The other participants were ninth grade through high school...
Greathouse fire two no-hitters (04/15/14)
Buffalo Island Central remained unbeaten on the season, picking up three more victories in 2A-3 softball action last week. The Lady Mustangs swept a double-header Thursday afternoon over Cross County, defeating the Lady Thunderbirds 13-0 in the opener before taking the nightcap 15-0. BIC finished the week with a 4-0 shutout of McCrory Friday afternoon at Monette...
White holds on for win in Senior Classic action (04/08/14)
The Blue team made a late charge but the White team stood firm as they escaped with a 93-90 win in The Sun Senior Classic played Sunday in Jonesboro. The Blue team had Byron Scales of EPC, Daniel Rucker of Marked Tree and Reed Weber of Rector and the White squad had Caleb Waugh of Riverside, A.J. ...
White rolls to big win in Sun Senior Classic (04/08/14)
Four area players scored in double digits to help the White squad down the Blue squad in The Sun Senior Classic held this past Sunday in Jonesboro. The White used a big fourth quarter to blow open a close game and win 91-74...
Lady Mustangs stay unbeaten with 8-0 win over Riverside (04/08/14)
Madison Greathouse fired a two-hit shutout to lead Buffalo Island Central to an 8-0 whitewash of Riverside in senior girls softball action Tuesday afternoon at Lake City. ...
Manila sweeps Rivercrest in area baseball action (04/08/14)
Manila scored twice in the third inning and held on for a 2-1 victory over rival Rivercrest to complete a two-day sweep of the Colts in 3A-3 conference baseball action Tuesday afternoon at Manila. The Lions rallied Monday afternoon for a come from behind 5-3 win over Rivercrest...
Rebels go undefeated in Xtra Innings Classic (04/01/14)
Larry Tilley blasted a game winning RBI double in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift Riverside to a 3-2 victory over the Wynne Junior Varsity Saturday afternoon in the Xtra Innings Classic at Nettleton High School. The victory, coupled with wins Thursday and Friday, gave the Rebels a perfect 3-0 run through the tournament...
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