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Hogs suffer historic loss

Feb 11, 2016 1:15pm

Losses happen. Losses on the road happen. Blowout losses even happen.

What never happen, or rather, should never happen, are blowout road losses to teams in the basement of the conference....

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<p>photo by BRIAN D. SANDERFORD • Mountainburg coach Dan Garringer directs the Lady Dragons during practice on Feb. 1. Garringer announced that this would be his last season as head coach.</p>

Humble roots keep Garringer grounded

Feb 10, 2016 11:06am

Dan Garringer closed his eyes one night not long after he and his wife, Kathy, were married. He was young, spry and chatty.

He soon learned his pockets had holes in them.

It was Sept....

<p>photo by TWILA KING • Mulberry’s Todd Brown guards an Oark player during Friday’s contest at home.</p>

Local Roundup: Dragons, Mulberry grab wins

Feb 10, 2016 11:05am

Alma suffered a pair of losses on Friday at Russellville.

The Cyclones began the fourth quarter with a 7-0 run to take the lead for good as Russellville (12-8, 4-4 7A/6A Central) squeezed by...

Local: Athletes compete well at swim, track meets

Feb 10, 2016 11:05am

Alma girls swim team competed at the Har-Ber Invitational at the Jones Center on Thursday.

Savannah Martin made two state qualifying times, placing second in the 100 backstroke with a time...

College Basketball Roundup for Feb. 10, 2016

Feb 10, 2016 11:06am


Trojans receive votes in USA TODAY Coaches Poll

LITTLE ROCK – Little Rock received votes in the USA TODAY Coaches Poll on Monday. The Trojans have won six straight games and are...

College Roundup for Feb. 10, 2016

Feb 10, 2016 11:05am


Hendrix break school records in first outing

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. - The 2016 indoor track & field season got off to a hot start for Hendrix College as the men’s...

<p>Van Buren’s Jordan Barlow</p>

Barlow, Dye ink letters of intent

Feb 08, 2016 2:37pm

Van Buren’s Jordan Barlow and Jaylynn Dye each signed letters of intent to carry their academic and athletic careers to the next level during a ceremony on Wednesday at the Clair Bates Arena.

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON • Alma’s Faith Miller shoots as a Ramsey defender tries to block her during a recent game at Crabtree Gymnasium. Alma’s Gold Team won 20-12.</p>

Local Round-up: VBFA grab wins; Mulberry defeats Scranton in 2OT

Feb 08, 2016 2:28pm

The VBFA Lady Pointers crushed a couple more opponents this week to maintain its conference lead.

VBFA defeated Ramsey 43-12 on Thursday and Cassidy Cooper had a career night as the Lady...

Lions: Baseball squad takes show on road

Feb 08, 2016 5:05pm

Fresh off its four-game sweep of Northwestern Oklahoma State this past weekend, the UAFS baseball team will take to the road on Tuesday to play the East Central Lions in Ada, Okla.

One nine-...

<p>UAFS’s Louis Whorton</p>

Lions: Whorton announces retirement

Feb 08, 2016 2:32pm

UAFS women’s basketball coach Louis Whorton often says that he’s never gone to work a day in his life. You see, coaching basketball has been far too much fun for the veteran coach to call it work...

<p>photo by AARON SHAFFER • Van Buren’s Jamilyn Kinney (left) drives to the net against Russellville’s Emily Posey during Friday nights game at the Clair Bates Arena on Jan. 29.</p>

Lady Pointers dribble past Cyclones

Feb 03, 2016 11:05am

The Van Buren Lady Pointers took all of the drama out of Friday night’s 7A/6A-Central showdown.

Van Buren led start to finish and ran away from Russellville, 60-34, to cap the opening half...


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