Lady ‘Cats Knock Off Woodlawn; Could Clinch North Zone Thursday

RISON – Katelyn Mason scored all 17 of her points over the first two quarters as the Rison Lady Wildcats used a strong first half to build a comfortable lead before cruising to a 56-36 win over the Woodlawn Lady Bears in 7-2A East North Zone action Tuesday night at the Rison Gym. The Lady ‘Cats can...

Wildcats Survive Second Half Comeback by Woodlawn

RISON – The Woodlawn Bears overcame an early 12-point deficit to take the lead in the second half, but the Rison Wildcats managed to regain control at the end to pull out a 45-41 win Tuesday night at the Rison Gym. The game was the rubber match between the two Cleveland County schools as Woodlawn won a...

Snowfall Closes Local Schools

RISON – The first winter storm of the season hit Cleveland County last Thursday night and early Friday morning dumping about two to three inches of snow in most locations and closing local schools, businesses and government offices. There were forecasts last Thursday afternoon predicting as much as...

Rison Hits 7 Treys in 73-71 Victory

HERMITAGE – The Rison Wildcats knocked down seven 3-pointers and five players scored in double figures as they overcame a lackluster third quarter to post a 73-71 come-from-behind win over the Hermitage Hermits Saturday in 7-2A East action. The Wildcats started off red hot, nailing five 3-pointers in...

New Businesses To Emerge at Hwy. 79/35 Intersection in Rison

RISON – Two vacant buildings at the Hwy. 79/35 intersection in Rison have recently changed ownership and are currently being renovated to become new businesses. Meanwhile, there will be one less vacant building in downtown Rison as a behavioral health service based in Little Rock is in the process of...

‘Cats Pull Away From Bears, 48-35

WOODLAWN – A 16-2 run in the fourth quarter helped the Rison Wildcats pick up their first win of the season Friday night as they knocked off the Woodlawn Bears, 48-35, in a 7-2A East conference matchup at the Woodlawn Gym. The victory avenged a loss the  ‘Cats suffered to the Bears in December when...

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