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

New turf updates field at Lion Stadium

New turf updates field at Lion Stadium

Sports September 15, 2011 at 2:56 PM 0 comments

There have been a few changes to the school’s football stadium in the past few years, but the newest investment over the summer, was the installment of a new playing field–turf.  Towards the end of the football season last year, decisions were being made about replacing the grass playing field,Read More

Tennis takes home a victory against Vilonia

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

the Searcy tennis team on Aug. 29 went against the Vilonia Eagles. Although this wasn’t a conference game, Lions went home satisfied. “We played good as a team against Vilonia, and overall as a team we came out on top,” said sophomore Clay Rainwater. In mens singles matches, Tanner ScarbroughRead More

Volleyball team opens season against Batesville

Sports, Video September 4, 2011 at 6:37 PM 0 comments

The Searcy Lady Lions volleyball team faced the Batesville Pioneers on Tuesday, Aug. 23 for the first match of the 2011-12 season.  The Pioneers’ experience advantage was evident, as they took every match.  Despite the defeat, however, the Lady Lions remain confident that this season will turn out different than theRead More

Freshmen cheer coach loves working with squads

Sports September 4, 2011 at 6:36 PM 0 comments

Ninth grade cheerleading coach Tyler Choate has coached ten squads over the years here. Before Coach Choate started here, she was a peewee coach for four years at Bald Knob. “I’m filled with love for my squads that I coach each year,” Choate said. “I love when everything comes together andRead More

Lions look toward winning season

Sports September 4, 2011 at 6:33 PM 0 comments

With 12 seniors gone from last year a lot of people are curious to see how the football team will perform this season. “This season I and the entire lion football team expect to go undefeated at home,” Mason Guthrie, a senior, said. “We expect anywhere between seven and eightRead More