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Prep Football: Dragons shut down Hermits in 2nd half

Nov 14, 2015 11:05am

Mountainburg found a way to shut down Hermitage’s potent offense down in the second half and defeated Hermitage (4-4) the first round of the Class 2A playoffs with a 43-20 win at Dragon Field....

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<p>photo by VONDA NORWOOD • Van Buren senior Brad Rodriguez (middle) poses with his brothers T.J. and Roberto. All three were kickers for the Pointer football team and on the soccer team. T.J. was part of the Van Buren team that won the state soccer title.</p>

Prep Football: Area teams enter post-season

Nov 11, 2015 11:05am

There’s an old saying: Championships are built in the off-season.

If that’s the case, Van Buren is starting this week.

The team will have just a few days off before the ninth graders...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON • Cedarville’s Damian King carries against Marshall on Oct 23, 2015, at Glen Wisely Field. Cedarville hosts Mountain View on Friday.</p>

Prep Football: Playoff hopes remain in final contests

Nov 04, 2015 10:25pm

It’s Week 10 and it’s looking at the playoff picture time.

Van Buren and Cedarville are very much alive with a win on Friday. Alma’s fate is still in flux dependent upon how the Airedales...

<p>photo by DAVID G. SCHOOK • Arkansas running back Alex Collins leaves behind a trail of defenders and teammates as he stretches for the end zone on Oct. 31, 2015, at Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville.</p>

Hogs: Team faces Ole Miss

Nov 04, 2015 11:00pm

FAYETTEVILLE – A .500 record stares Arkansas in the face. Two games remain on the road. Two games remain at home. Par is needed for a second consecutive bowl-eligible season. And the team with...

Prep Football: Alma wins fifth straight against Van Buren

Oct 31, 2015 10:05am

When the game tightened up and the rains came on Friday night, Alma saddled up its offensive line in the second half.

The Airedales scored on their first three series of the third quarter...

Prep Football: Stephenson reaches 4,000; Dragons beat Magazine

Oct 31, 2015 10:05am

Mountainburg’s Clayton Stephenson took the option pitch from quarterback Bobby Pixley and ran 20 yards for the touchdown on his fourth carry of the game.

It was one more yard than he needed...

<p>photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL • VBFA’s Noah Lipe leaps into the air against Greenwood on Thursday at Citizens Bank Field.</p>

JH Football: Greenwood runs past VBFA

Oct 31, 2015 10:05am

VBFA held powerhouse Greenwood on the Bulldogs first possession. The Pointers utilized a trick play to eventually reach the Greenwood 14.

Once the Bulldogs and speedy Marc Jones got rolling...

<p>photo by TWILA KING • Mulberry’s Kagen Brake and Kaylor Keeling chase after the possession during Tuesday’s game at Wonderview.</p>

Prep Basketball: Wonderview beats Mulberry

Oct 31, 2015 10:05am

Mulberry lost its contests to Wonderview on Tuesday.

The Yellow Jackets (0-2) were within eight points in the first half, but Wonderview scored 54 points in the second half to win 83-56....

<p>SUBMITTED • The Van Buren Pointers placed second at the 7A East/Central Conference Cross Country Meet on Monday in Cabot. The Pointers had three runners finish in the Top 10 and five runners completed the course under 18 minutes.</p>

Cross Country: Both Pointer squads place 2nd at meet

Oct 31, 2015 10:05am

Van Buren finished runner up at the 7A East/Central Conference Cross Country meet at Rolling Hills Country Club in Cabot on Monday.

Both the Pointers and Lady Pointers had three runners each...

<p>photo by DAVID G. SCHOOK • Arkansas receiver Drew Morgan holds off an Auburn defender during the Oct. 24 game at Razorback Stadium. The Razorbacks host UT-Martin today.</p>

Hogs: Team faces Skyhawks for homecoming

Oct 31, 2015 10:05am

FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas versus Tennessee-Martin is not the most appealing game on the Razorbacks schedule. No one is claiming it is, of course.

But it also looms as large. In a vacuum,...

College Roundup: State football preview

Oct 30, 2015 11:05pm


UAM travels to East Central

MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas at Monticello football team is back in action this Saturday at East Central. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m. in...


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