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College Baseball: Hogs still looking for win

May 19, 2016 11:05am

FAYETTEVILLE — Formulas don’t get much simpler. Sure, there are ways to convolute it. But Arkansas’ path to the Southeastern Conference has a direct route.

Finish the weekend with one more...

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Prep Baseball: Mountain Home bomb Alma late

May 18, 2016 11:11am

SHERIDAN – The Mountain Home Bombers may be this year’s team of destiny in Class 6A.

They broke a late tie with two runs in the top of the seventh to beat Alma, 5-3, in the second round of...

Prep Track: Athletes compete well at meet

May 18, 2016 11:11am

Emilio Medina and Shiann Earnhart each had third-place finishes to cap Van Buren’s track and field season.

The season ended on Saturday at the Meet of Champs hosted by Russellville at...

<p>photo by DREW HALLOWELL • Kyle Larson, driver of the No. 42 Target Chevrolet, leads during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway on May 15 in Dover, Del.</p>

NASCAR: Kenseth’s luck gives him first win of season

May 18, 2016 11:11am

DOVER, Del. – Matt Kenseth’s luck took a turn for the better, after Jimmie Johnson’s No. 48 Chevrolet took a turn that wrecked half the field in Sunday’s AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover...

College Roundup for May 18, 2016

May 18, 2016 11:11am


UCA to induct Norvell into HOF

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas athletic department will host a two-fold event Wednesday night at the Centennial Valley Country Club...

<p>photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL • The Van Buren track and field team descends upon the Meet of Champs in Russellville today. The squad fields 10 athletes including (standing, from left) Irasema Sandoval, Shiann Earnhart, Danae Goodwin, Madi Chitwood, Julia Clark, Karlee Hart, Katie Barnwell, (kneeling, from left) Caleb Christensen, Emilio Medina and Chole Auldridge (not pictured).</p>

Prep Track: Pointers head to Meet of Champs

May 14, 2016 11:37am

Van Buren arrives in Russellville today with its second-largest ensemble for the Meet of Champs as 10 will compete.

The team will field two relay teams and five more will compete in...

<p>photo by VONDA NORWOOD • The Van Buren Pointers basketball team pose with coach Randy Loyd, who just earned his 700th career win as Van Buren defeated Little Rock Catholic on Jan. 23 at Clair Bates Arena.</p>

Prep Basketball: ‘It’s been 22 great years’

May 14, 2016 11:37am

When Randy Loyd made the coaching move from small-school County Line in tiny Branch in 1994 to the boys basketball coach at Van Buren, which was playing in the state’s largest classification, he...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON • Alma’s Chance Billings pitched the first couple of innings for the Mountainburg-Alma 13-15 baseball game at Alma on Tuesday (May 10).</p>

Extra Pics for May 14, 2016

May 14, 2016 11:28am

photo by TAMMY HOBSON • Alma’s Chance Billings pitched the first couple of innings for the Mountainburg-Alma 13-15 baseball game at Alma on Tuesday (May 10).



Prep Baseball: Airedales’ resilience keeps team afloat

Updated: May 13, 2016 9:17am

The Alma Airedales definitely took some lumps early in their final season in Class 6A in the pitching-rich 7A/6A-Central.

Within a span of just over two weeks to start off April, they...

College Baseball: It’s all or nothing for Razorbacks

May 13, 2016 9:15am

FAYETTEVILLE - Dave Van Horn spoke for all of about five minutes in advance of his team’s weekend series with Alabama.

The Arkansas baseball coach usually goes about twice as long, at least...

Prep Basketball: VB’s Loyd retires from coaching

May 11, 2016 12:35pm

Longtime boys basketball coach at Van Buren Randy Loyd is retiring from coaching to enter administration full time.

​The Van Buren Board of Education accepted Superintendent Harold Jeffcoat’...


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