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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...

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Hog Football: Squad heads to Liberty

Dec 12, 2015 9:05am

FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas will spend New Year’s in Memphis.

The Arkansas football team was announced as a participant in the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tennessee, on January 2. The Razorbacks, 7...

College Roundup for Dec. 12, 2015

Dec 12, 2015 9:06am


HSU’s Ray earns finalist nomination

ARKADELPHIA — Henderson State’s Houston Ray has been chosen as one of the 10 finalists for the 2015 Fred Mitchell Award which is given...

Prep Basketball: Citizens Bank tourney feature top teams, players (Web Exclusive)

Nov 30, 2015 11:10am

The Citizens Bank Invitational tipoff today at 4 p.m. at Clair Bate Arena.

The tournament will feature multiple division one and college commitments and championship-caliber teams in both...

<p>photo AARON SHAFFER • Van Buren’s Danae Goodwin, left, goes up for a lay-up attempt as Harrison’s Morgan Clemence defends on Nov. 23 in Van Buren.</p>

Prep Basketball: Snowden powers Pointers in 2nd half

Nov 30, 2015 11:05am

On her birthday, Van Buren junior guard Lani Snowden received an unexpected present Monday.

Held scoreless at halftime, Snowden came up big in the second half and wound up leading all...

<p>photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL • Mountainburg’s Lauren Becker (3) tries to slow down Cedarville’s Jordan Knight (22) during the nonconference game on Nov. 23 at Cedarville.</p>

Prep Basketball: Pirates rally to win close game

Nov 30, 2015 11:05am

It took nearly an hour to finish the second half of the men’s game Monday night.

Cedarville trailed 27-19 at halftime, but got a break as Mountainburg was called on foul after foul. The...

<p>photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL • Cedarville’s Levi Coughran passes the ball during the second half of the Nov. 23 game at home against Mountainburg.</p>

JH Basketball: Pirates win in overtime

Nov 30, 2015 11:05am

The Cedarville Pirates rallied in the second half to tie up the game and defeated Mountainburg 37-35 in overtime Monday at home.

Dillon Hancock grabbed a defensive rebound drove the length...

<p>photo by TWILA KING • Pleasant View’s Noah Cagle goes up for two against Hartford at a recent contest.</p>

County Basketball Roundup for Nov. 30, 2015

Nov 30, 2015 11:05am

Tanner Shelton scored 33 points and Zac Henson added 15 as the Airedales defeated Clarksville 58-53 in overtime on Monday.

Alma led 19-16 at the half, but Clarksville took the lead in the...

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....

<p>photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL • Van Buren’s Denae Goodwin (right) gets ready to sign her Division II letter of intent at Clair Bates Arena on Nov. 11, 2015 with her mom, Deverlyn Goodwin. Deane will join Southeastern Oklahoma to play basketball for the Savage Storm.</p>

Quartet ink letters of intent to continue athletic careers

Nov 14, 2015 5:05am

Van Buren had a celebration of sorts this past week as four student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent to continue their education and athletic careers at the college level.


<p>photo by TWILA KING • Pleasant View’s Jaret Chambers and Adam Hoyle get tied with a Lavaca player during Thursday’s contest.</p>

JH Basketball: Dragons win opener

Nov 14, 2015 11:05am

Mountainburg grabbed the wins in their 2016 debut agianst Pleasant View.

The Lady Dragons won 38-22 and the Dragons won 36-26.

The Lady Hornets led 9-5 after the first quarter, but the...

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