Left to right – Ellis Wright, teacher and coach, Ermadean Leonard Arnold, Ella Dean Helms, Glenna Segraves Whitledge, Erma Faye Hicks Eldridge, Ernestine Samons Allen, Virginia Faye Allen Hays, Mrs. Ellis Wright, teacher and kneeling in front with ball, Glenna Adams Taylor. This team won a trophy. Mr. and Mrs. Wright were teachers at Richwoods for eight years. They coached several winning girls’ teams during that time. Most of them grew up to live in or around Corning and had children graduate from Corning High School.
The Corning Lady Bobcats lost to the Trumann Wildcats on Thursday, March 12 in a home conference game by a score of 17-1. Coach Jerry Songer said the Lady Cats had 4 hits while Trumann had 9 hits. The Wildcats got on base 14 times by walk or hit by a pitch. Jayden Brinkley went 2-2, teammate Liz Ennis went 1-2 and Maddy Taylor was also 1-2. The Lady Cat’s overall record is currently 4-2 as the softball season is postponed per the Arkansas Activities Association suspending all spring sports until Monday, March 30 due to the COVID-19 virus.
The Corning Bobcats won a home conference game on Tuesday, March 10 against Trumann by a score of 5-3. The Bobcats hit the scoreboard in the 2nd inning with 4 runs while the Wildcats scored a run in the same inning. Trumann scored again in the 5th inning and Corning responded in the 6th inning with a run which sealed the win when Trumann didn’t score in the 7th inning.
JONESBORO, Ark. One of the earliest FBS teams in the nation to start its 2020 spring camp, Arkansas State is set to conduct its second extended scrimmage Wednesday, March 11, since holding its first spring practice back in mid-February.
The Corning Bobcats lost to the Redskins at home on Thursday, March 5 by a score of 17-3. Pocahontas scored first with two runs in the 2nd inning followed by two more runs in the 3rd inning. Corning scored a run in the 3rd inning placing them on the scoreboard. The Bobcats also scored 2 runs in the 5th inning. Pocahontas went on to score 2 runs in the 4th and a run in the 5th and in the 6th and fmal inning, they scored 10 runs.