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Basketball team gets ready for new season

Basketball team gets ready for new season

Sports November 2, 2011 at 2:15 PM 0 comments

As the season approaches, the boys basketball team has been working hard to prepare.  With the loss of four starting seniors last year, there are many spots that must be filled and guys are needed to step up and take over. “Last year we had four seniors that started, andRead More

Searcy hosts conference tennis tournament

Searcy hosts conference tennis tournament

Sports, Video November 2, 2011 at 11:45 AM 0 comments

  Searcy hosted the 6A conference tennis tournament recently with all schools from the conference participating in the event. The Searcy tennis team was represented well, sending a total of seven members on to the state tournament. Junior Arielle Butler claimed the conference title in the women’s singles division, defeatingRead More

Team brings back Lionstepper pride

Team brings back Lionstepper pride

Sports, Video November 2, 2011 at 8:01 AM 0 comments

From halftime dances to giving candy to the band, the Lionsteppers have become a vital part to the school spirit here at Searcy High School. Senior Lauren Brandon loves the dance team’s performances. “They’re really energetic and they get us pumped up,” Brandon said. Darian Knight, also a senior saidRead More

Lions undefeated at home in 46-21 win

Lions undefeated at home in 46-21 win

Sports October 31, 2011 at 1:16 PM 0 comments

The Searcy Lions entered the game against Little Rock Hall Friday, Oct. 28, with one goal in mind—to go undefeated at home. It was a nail-biting first half, but the Lions broke the game open in the second half and scored touchdowns on three Hall turnovers to get the 46-21Read More

Fans support cancer awareness with ‘pinkout’

Fans support cancer awareness with ‘pinkout’

Sports, Video October 27, 2011 at 9:17 PM 0 comments

Instead of seeing the usual school colors on game day, teammates and fans alike banned together  to flaunt another color–pink.   October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, so in response, at the Oct. 14 home football game, Lion Pride joined forces with those battling or who’ve fought the battle against breastRead More

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