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Searcy takes down conference leader Jonesboro

Searcy takes down conference leader Jonesboro

Sports October 24, 2011 at 1:40 PM 0 comments

  As the 2011 football season nears its end, the Searcy Lions seem to be picking the right time to play their best. They took on the conference leader Jonesboro last Friday night in an away thriller.  They went into the game as nine point underdogs, but showed that theyRead More

Searcy Lions win against Jacksonville Red Devils

Searcy Lions win against Jacksonville Red Devils

Sports, Video October 19, 2011 at 1:53 PM 0 comments

The Searcy Lions inproved their record to 5-2 with a win, at home, against the Jacksonville Red Devils on Oct. 14. Quarterback Dezmond Stegall rush for 1-yard touchdown and completed a 20-yard touchdown pass to Cam Woodruff. “The run and pass were both there,” Stegall says. “We put the rightRead More

Searcy cross-country team runs hard at meets

Searcy cross-country team runs hard at meets

Sports October 6, 2011 at 7:42 PM 0 comments

The Searcy cross- country group has been working extremely hard this season in order to prepare themselves for the arduous physical requirements of the sport. The Searcy Jr. High and Sr. High Cross Country teams competed at Guy-Perkins this past week. Senior boys took the runner-up trophy.Senior boys’ top runners were 2nd Place RhettRead More

Lions win homecoming game, 46-34

Lions win homecoming game, 46-34

Sports October 3, 2011 at 7:27 PM 0 comments

   Homecoming festivities and game  against the Parkview Patriots was Sept. 30 ended with the Lions coming out on top 46-34. The Lions were up at halftime, then a few muffled kickoffs and fumbles let the  Patriots lead the store with 9 points. Running back Antwan Arnold, Camdon Woodruff, andRead More

Demolition Derby: smashing good fun

Demolition Derby: smashing good fun

Community, Sports, Video September 28, 2011 at 8:29 PM 0 comments

At the prime of September, everybody anticipates that time of year when Fair week falls in place.  Some go for the food and funnel cakes, others for the games and Carnies, and most for the po-dunk rides–but the number one attraction for these fair-goers is the demolition derby. For someRead More

Super fans cheer on teams–even in rain

Super fans cheer on teams–even in rain

Opinion and Blogs, Sports September 26, 2011 at 10:04 AM 0 comments

Last friday night, you wouldn’t have found Lion Stadium packed as it usually is–It was raining.  The Lions played on, and the fair-weather fans left; but that was not the case for the superfans. It was a white-out night in the student section, and the Jungle Crew came ready, dressedRead More

Lions beat Morrilton Devil Dogs, 29-27

Lions beat Morrilton Devil Dogs, 29-27

Sports September 23, 2011 at 8:35 PM 0 comments

It’s been ten years since Searcy went 3-0, and the Lions finally accomplished this goal on Friday, Sept. 16 in a home game against the Morrilton Devil Dogs. They won 29 to 27, taking home a close victory. “Man, it feels great. We  stepped up there at the end, you know,Read More

Superfans build spirit at football games

Superfans build spirit at football games

Sports September 23, 2011 at 1:42 PM 0 comments

Superfans, you’ve definitely seen them and heard them. For the Student Jungle crew, as they are called, their purpose is to cheer for their team, and show school spirit the best they can. According to many of the students that make up the Student section, dressing up seems to be theRead More

Lions football defeats Batesville

Sports September 21, 2011 at 7:32 PM 0 comments

In their first home game of the season, the Searcy Lions football team brought in the new turf in style with a 37-22 pounding of the Batesville Pioneers.  Although the Lions went into the game as underdogs, they led throughout, dominating on both sides of the ball.  The Pioneers haveRead More

Searcy Lions take football opener against North Pulaski

Sports September 21, 2011 at 7:31 PM 0 comments

The Searcy Lions football team kicked off their season this year with a 41-13 tromping of the North Pulaski Falcons. The Lions, who received the ball first, scored in the first minute thanks to a rushing touchdown by junior Markel Harris, and they never looked back.  The Lions dominated bothRead More