December 26, 2012 EditionAlso in this issue...
WR sweeps Cotter
Walnut Ridge took to the road to face the Cotter Warriors in 2A-2 basketball action on Thursday.
In the senior girls game, the Lady Bobcats had an easy time, downing the Lady Warriors 48-23.
Audrey McElrath led Walnut Ridge with 10 points. The Lady Bobcats improved their record to 4-5 on the season.
The Walnut Ridge senior boys used a fast start to defeat Cotter 54-41.
Zach Crisler scored 14 points in the first quarter, as the Bobcats jumped to an early 18-6 lead. Cotter closed the gap to 24-20 at the end of the first half, but the Bobcats extended their advantage back to double-digits, 38-28, at the end of the third period.
Hillcrest earns win at HoxieColman Evans scored 29 first-half points to lead the Hillcrest Screamin' Eagles to a 91-75 victory over Hoxie Thursday night at Hoxie.
S-H, BR split gamesThe Sloan-Hendrix Greyhounds traveled to Black Rock to take on the Zebras in high school basketball action on Dec. 17.
Flippo signs with EaglesWalnut Ridge High School senior Hunter Flippo has taken a big step toward fulfilling one of his dreams. A standout in football, basketball and baseball at WRHS, Flippo plans to narrow his focus to baseball after graduation.