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Unbeaten Diamond Lions set for four-game road series

Feb 13, 2016 5:05am

The UAFS baseball team will look to extend its perfect start this weekend when the Diamond Lions play a four-game series against the Ouachita Baptist Tigers and the Henderson State Reddies in...

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<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...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON • Mountainburg’s Rylli Hammond drives around Cedarville’s Kennedy Vinson at the Dragons’ home court on Monday (Feb. 1). The Lady Pirates rallied late to win 26-22.</p>

Basketball Roundup: Lady Dragons limit Highlanders

Feb 03, 2016 11:05am

The Lady Dragons limited Eureka Springs to just four points in the second quarter after shutting them down in the first and won Friday’s contest 52-13.

Mountainburg had three players reach...

College Roundup For Feb. 3, 2016

Feb 03, 2016 11:06am

TENNIS

Reddies drop first match of season

Henderson State suffered its first loss of the season as the Reddies fell to LSU-Alexandria 7-2 Sunday afternoon. The day began with three...

<p>photo by VONDA NORWOOD • Van Buren’s Jordan Barlow gets the shot past Alma’s Noah Dotson (21) during the 7A/6A Central Conference game on Tuesday at the Clair Bates Arena.</p>

Prep Basketball: Van Buren takes two from Alma

Jan 16, 2016 11:05am

Jaylynn Dye dished and dashed the Van Buren Pointers to victory on Tuesday night.

Dye led a full-court attack in Van Buren’s 70-59 win over rival Alma with 19 points, eight assists and six...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON • Things get a little heated between Alma’s Lydia Bowerman and a Chaffin player after they collided and crashed to the floor as both were trying to get the ball during Wednesday’s seventh grade contest in Fort Smith. Alma trailed most of the game, but rallied to win 24-23.</p>

JH Basketball: Pointers hold off Greenwood; Alma tops Rogers

Jan 16, 2016 11:05am

Each time the VBFA Pointers got a substantial lead, Greenwood would come roaring back.

However, the Pointers made the free throws down the stretch to win the key River Valley Conference game...

College Football: Drinkwitz heads to N.C. State

Jan 16, 2016 11:05am

Eliah Drinkwitz was stacking boxes Tuesday night at his Boise, Idaho, home, preparing to move his family nearly 2,500 miles to Raleigh, N.C.

Such is the life of one of the hottest young...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON • Mountainburg’s Addison Peters rebounds with Johnson County Westside’s Hailey Weathers and Lanei Hurt during the Jan. 8 contest at home.</p>

Prep Basketball: Lady Pirates, Mountainburg defeat league foes

Jan 16, 2016 11:05am

The Cedarville Lady Pirates beat County Line Tuesday, 58-25, for their 12th victory of the season.

“We are starting to find our shot again and playing well as a team,” Cedarville coach Chase...

Prep Athletics: Union Christian departs AAA waters

Jan 16, 2016 11:05am

Union Christian Academy announced Wednesday morning it will be discontinuing membership in the Arkansas Activities Association upon completion of the school year and joining the Oklahoma Christian...

<p>photo by VONDA NORWOOD • Van Buren’s Beau Beckner leaps above a Southside player during Tuesday’s nonconference clash at Clair Bates Arena.</p>

Pointers: Basketball squads repel Rebels

Jan 09, 2016 11:05am

The Lady Pointers had successful trips to Oklahoma and Missouri in December with tournament titles in both states.

Tuesday, their return to Arkansas was equally successful.

Except for...

<p>photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL • VBFA’s Jorge Rius looks for an opening against a pair of Springdale Lakeside players during Thursday’s nonconference contest at the Academy.</p>

Local Basketball: VBFA score wins; Lady Dragons topple Highlanders

Jan 09, 2016 11:05am

VBFA won two nonconference games this week in preparation for the second half of the River Valley Conference season.

Both Pointer squads will have one more nonconference contest. This time...

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