Abundant Life 76, West Side 59 (sr. boys)

West Side Schools Senior Night was not so joyous for the West Side senior boys, who were out-gunned down the stretch by a talent-laden Abundant Life squad, 76-59. With West Side post, Joe Paul Freeland, nursing an injury, Abundant Life forward, Blaine Barnett, used his size and athleticism to rack up a game-high 24 points […]

Lady Eagles Top Abundant Life on Senior Night

West Side Schools Through the clamor of Senior Night, it was a Lady Eagle underclassman who made the most noise. Junior, Ciara Roberson, rang up 23 of her game-high 27 points after intermission to pace the West Side senior girls’ 67-52 victory over Abundant Life Tuesday night at Brady-Hipp Arena. The win lifts West Side […]

Lady Pirates Sink Shirley

By Will Gilbert Sports Reporter Shirley senior guard Mariana Larson scored 15 points in her final home game, but it wasn’t nearly enough as Calico Rock cruised to a 54-28 win over the Lady Blue Devils on Friday night at Glenn Hackett Fieldhouse. The Lady Pirates (13-17) jumped out to a 13-4 first quarter lead, […]

Shirley Crushes Calico Rock on Sr. Night

by Will Gilbert Sports reporter Vehicles overflowed from the main parking lot up the hill to the school and beyond as Shirley fans packed Glenn Hackett Fieldhouse Friday night to catch the final home game for eight seniors that produced over 60 wins in their illustrious high school career. The district champion Blue Devils gave […]

Lady Bulldogs Hold Off Pesky MVE

Will Gilbert Sports Reporter Class 2A No. 2 ranked Quitman dealt Mount Vernon-Enola two losses by a combined 50 points entering Friday’s contest at Mount Vernon. The Lady Warhawks battled to the buzzer on senior night, but the Lady Bulldogs proved too strong, withstanding MVE’s valiant effort to pull out a 44-41 victory. MVE jumped […]

King, Smothers Lead Warhawks Past Quitman

Will Gilbert Sports Reporter After being honored at mid-court for senior night, Mount Vernon-Enola guard Tanner Smothers and post player Devin King each registered 14 points to carry the Warhawks past feisty Quitman 48-40 Friday night at Mount Vernon. MVE, which improved to 23-8 overall and 7-3 in 1A/2A District 7 games, defeated the Bulldogs […]

Community Education Classes

Its time to quit hibernating and crawl out of the bear cave – the Community Education Center has reopened after our short winter break. While we are busy putting together the spring schedule please check our facebook page for the latest information on events and classes: FFB Community Education Center Our first Painting with Jim […]

Lady Eagles Extend Winning streak

by Will Gilbert Sports Reporter West Side seniors Alli Broadway and Bryanna Smith combined for 38 points as the Lady Eagles stretched their winning steak to six by defeating Conway St. Joseph 61-53 on Friday night at Brady-Hipp Arena in Greers Ferry. Spearheading West Side’s full court pressure, Broadway turned several steals into layups for […]

West Side Snaps Bulldogs’ Streak

By Will Gilbert Sports Reporter   After West Side’s senior girls extended their winning streak to six, the Eagles snapped Conway St. Joseph’s six-game winning streak, pulling away in the fourth quarter to beat the Bulldogs 55-42 on Friday at Brady-Hipp Arena in Greers Ferry. Tied at 10-all entering the second quarter, West Side took […]

Shirley School Board Receives Outstanding Award

Shirley School Board Members, Melanie Beltran, Jason Wood, Rose Owen, Sam Shull, and President Collene Halldorsen were recently presented with an outstanding school board award from Arkansas School Board Association. The award is in recognition of the fact that all members have received at least 25 hours of continuing education in school board training. Shirley […]