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Extra Laps for July 19, 2014

Updated: Jul 21, 2014 8:19am

photo by TAMMY HOBSON

Joey Dunn (50), Jamison English (13s) and Mike McMahon battle for the lead during the Grand National feature race Saturday at Crawford County Speedway. Dunn won his...

Bonus Points for July 19, 2014

Updated: Jul 21, 2014 8:19am

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<p>photo by VONDA NORWOOD</p><p>Van Buren coach Chris Bryant talks with Bradley Eversole during the playoff game in March. Bryant, who has been an assistant for the men’s team, will helm the women’s program at the high school.</p>

Prep Basketball: Changes take place among Lady Pointers coaching ranks

Jul 10, 2014 8:41am

The staff for the Van Buren Lady Pointer Basketball program has recently been announced for the 2014-15 school year.

Incoming high school head coach Chris Bryant is excited about the lineup...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Brent Robertson (11) and Steve Riddle (X-13) make a little contact during the Grand National feature race Thursday at Crawford County Speedway. Robertson finished fourth and Riddle was 12th.</p>

Racing: Drivers grab extra wins at local tracks

Jul 10, 2014 8:39am

Jeff Metcalf won just his second outing at Crawford County Speedway and the top prize during the Firecracker 30s on Thursday.

CCS had another run of races on Saturday and Stan Lewis won his...

Track: Rowland makes final lap

Jul 10, 2014 8:42am

Tres Rowland knew he had to circle the track at Alma Intermediate School one last time. He just didn’t know it would be that hard.

The former Alma hurdler, who capped a brilliant career by...

<p>SUBMITTED</p><p>The Arkansas Wildcats travel baseball team won the U10 state championship June 29 over the Southerrn Arkansas Regulators. The team finished 6-0 during the two-day tournament held in Greenwood. Team members include: Front (from left) — front row from left: Jay Wright of Greenwood, Eli Reichert of Greenwood, Elijah Hume of Van Buren, Mason Oelke of Greenwood, Bryce Morgan of Greenwood and Garrett Harralson of Greenwood. Back — coach Brandon Brewer, Nathan Brewer of Greenwood, Benjamin Brooks of Spiro, Okla., Logan Taylor of Alma, Zane Denson of Greenwood, and Lucas Honkala of Greenwood.</p>

Extra Bases for July 9, 2014

Jul 10, 2014 7:56am

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Josh Pottridge of Van Buren brought home the gold and silver during the 2014 Gravity National Championships in Angel Fire, N.M. on June 20-21. Pottridge won the dual slalom and...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Brent Robertson, Jennifer Robertson, Jennifer Guynes Farrar and George Rudy prepare to carry the flags before the start of the races on June 28.</p>

Extra Laps for July 5, 2014

Jul 10, 2014 8:37am

photo by TAMMY HOBSON

Brent Robertson, Jennifer Robertson, Jennifer Guynes Farrar and George Rudy prepare to carry the flags before the start of the races on June 28.

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<p>SUBMITTED</p><p>The Cedarville Assembly Pirates were the Van Buren Boys Club baseball league and post-season tournament champions in the 9-10 year-old division. Team members include: Front (from left) — Colby Maxwell, Chaz Hernandez, Justice Thornbrugh and Reese Merechka. Back — Bradley Blankenship, Darryl Kattich, Dylan Cluck, Joshua Roam, Hayden Partain and Cody Dickens. Not pictured — Jace Baker and Tyree Mongold. The team is coached by Damian Hernandez, Rodney Dickens, and Frank Cluck.</p>

Extra Bases: League, tourney champs

Jul 10, 2014 7:57am

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The Cedarville Assembly Pirates were the Van Buren Boys Club baseball league and post-season tournament champions in the 9-10 year-old division. Team members include: Front (from...

<p>photo by MARC F. HENNING</p><p>Arkansas Razorback basketball players Michael Qualls and Bobby Portis were invited to participate in the LeBron James Skill Academy.</p>

Hog Basketball: Qualls, Portis get invites to LeBron academy

Jul 10, 2014 7:55am

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas forwards Bobby Portis and Michael Qualls have been invited to participate in the LeBron James Skills Academy.

The prestigious camp will be held Wednesday through...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Chris Tuck (No. 6T), Andrew Smoot and Shawn Pinkerton battle for the lead during the 360 E Modified heat races on Saturday at Crawford County Speedway. Pinkerton went on to win the feature race while Tuck placed fifth and Smoot was sixth.</p>

Racing: Local drivers grab wins

Jul 02, 2014 7:45am

Will Lamproe begins the second half of the 2014 racing season at Crawford County Speedway leading the Street Stock in points and looking for a win in the Firecracker 30 on Thursday night.

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<p>SUBMITTED The River Valley Easton Elite won the 8U coach pitch state tournament in Maumelle over the weekend. The team was undefeated during the tournament. Team members include: Front (from left) — Seth Dunn, Christian Dukes, Aiden Hanna, Kolton Barnes, Drew Wilson and Kyler Riley. Middle — Chaen Thibodeaux, Gabe Kreamers, Petyon Presson, Dathan Riley, Braxton Payne, Hogan Dunn and Bryce McCune. Back — coaches John Hanna, Jimmy Thibodeaux, head coach Marc McCune and James Dunn.</p>

Extra Bases for July 2, 2014

Jul 02, 2014 7:42am

SUBMITTED The River Valley Easton Elite won the 8U coach pitch state tournament in Maumelle over the weekend. The team was undefeated during the tournament. Team members include: Front (from left...

Athletics: Broyles brought ‘epic’ changes to Arkansas

Jul 02, 2014 7:45am

FAYETTEVILLE — Frank Broyles has told the story dozens of times throughout his remarkable career, but felt like it needed to be emphasized once again this month.

Broyles was a young...

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