Please welcome COREY COLLINS to hi new position at Mena MIddle School! Hello, my name is Corey Collins. I am the Head Jr. Boys Basketball Coach, Assistant Sr. Boys Basketball Coach, and Assistant Baseball Coach! I will also be teaching Middle School Health and P.E. I played at Williams Baptist University before transferring and graduating from Arkansas Tech University. I am a member of the Arkansas Army National Guard. I am getting married to my fiance, Ashton Andrews, in September of this year, and we are so excited to be a part of the Bearcat Family!
The Mena Little Cats Basketball Camp came to a close on Friday at the Union Bank Center. There were smiles all around as awards were given for their hard work this week. GO BEARCATS!!!
Day two was tough for the Mena Bass Cats at the13th annual High School Fishing World Finals and National Championship. Austin Rose & Jarett Burger weighed in one fish weighing 2 pounds 9 ounces for a two day total of 10 pounds 13 ounces. https://highschoolfishing.org/13th-annual-hsfwfnc-home/
The Mena Basscats are in the hunt after day one of the High School National Championship Tournament. Jarrett Burger & Austin Rose weighed in a three fish limit that weighed in at 8 pounds 4 ounces. The tournament is at Lake Pickwick in Alabama & continues on Thursday & Friday. You can check the standings at the link below. https://highschoolfishing.org/.../2022-HSFWF-Day-1... The event is filmed for national television on the Pursuit Channel and other Networks. LIVE coverage will run daily on www.HighSchoolFishing.org and Facebook at Student Angler Federation (SAF) - High School Fishing
Wednesday was the first day of the Little Cats Basketball Camp at the Union Bank Center. Coach Randy Peters & the Bearcats put camper thru their paces. Those left handed layups were a challenge.. GO BEARCATS!!!
The Mena Public Schools are pleased to have ZEN VALENCIA join the staff in 2022/2023 ! Hello my name is Zen Valencia I went to high school at Hackett High school not too far from Mena. I graduated from Arkansas Tech with my Social Studies education degree. Spent a year in South West Arkansas coaching and Teaching at Lafayette County. This is my first year coaching Wrestling but I cannot express how excited I am to start this program. I am also an assistant football coach with the senior high football team, and Defensive Coordinator for the junior high. I Love being outdoors and am truly blessed to be apart of this district, community, and group of coaches! Go Bearcats!
Mena High School 2022 graduates Jarrett Burger & Austin Rose are competing in the High School National Championship at Lake Pickwick in Alabama. The event is filmed for national television on the Pursuit Channel and other Networks. LIVE coverage will run daily on www.HighSchoolFishing.org and Facebook at www.facebook.com/hsfishing Good Luck Austin and Jarrett!! Go Basscats!!!!
The Jr. Ladycats had their last day of basketball for the summer today at the Morrilton Team Camp. Coach Goss said "I couldn't be more proud of the JR Ladycats this month. They have worked extremely hard every day and shown tremendous growth."
The Jr. Ladycats had a great first day at Morrilton Team Camp!
An extensive paving project began on Monday at Bob Carver Bearcat Stadium. BCBS will remain closed to the public until the project is completed.
The Sr. Ladycats are headed home after three days at the Harding Team Camp.
The Mena Jr. Girls wrapped up the Harding Team Camp on Tuesday. Coach Goss said, "I saw tons of improvement and I'm very proud of their effort these 3 days."
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MENA GOLF,BASEBALL, SOFTBALL & TRACK ON THE MOVE FOR 22-24 CYCLE. Conference alignments have been approved by the Arkansas Activities Association board of directors for tennis, golf, baseball, softball, track & field and soccer for the 2022-24 competition cycle. Baseball, softball, soccer and track & field conferences are tentative as spring sports have until Dec. 1 to declare. It was announced previously that Mena basketball would be moving to the 4A-4 as well & Mena football will be moving to the 4A-7.... Schedules for 2022-2023 are available on the website https://www.menaschools.org/o/athletics/athletics
The Mena Jr. and Sr. Girls are at the Harding Basketball Team Camp this week !!!
Friday is day two of the Whitt & Watkins Basketball Academy at the Union Bank Center !
Rich Mountain seems to be smiling about the sunny skies in this picture from the Mena Schools Weather Camera on Thursday. We're sure the crew working on the turf at Bob Carver Bearcat Stadium are pleased as well... Remember that BCBS remains closed to the public for the next several weeks. Follow the link to the weather cam 24 hours a day. https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/?cam=MNHCK
The Whitt & Watkins Basketball Academy began on Thursday at the Union Bank Center. The morning session is for 1st-8th grades & the afternoon session is for 9th-12th grades. It continues on Friday & Saturday. GO BEARCATS !!!
Mena Ladycat KENSEY ROSSON has been named to the SBLive All-State Softball Team. Rosson will be a Jr. in 2022/2023 & had .618 batting average with 1 homerun last season. Read the article at the link below https://news.scorebooklive.com/arkansas/2022/06/09/sblive-arkansas-all-state-softball-teams-benton-pitcher-allyssa-houston-is-player-of-the-year?fs=e&s=cl&fbclid=IwAR1U4mFVz0FCbqbnqhEA3hLWKnX6NSRItUHhZrQD0JJek6jPxw8Qov9_TDk
The Senior High Bearcats went to Ouachita Baptist University today for a team camp! Great reps , great work and should have some great film to learn off of! Go Bearcats and thanks to OBU for hosting and feeding our boys!