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Lions: Former Alma Standout returns to UAFS

Jun 29, 2016 10:06am

UAFS women’s basketball coach Elena Lovato recently announced the hiring of former Alma standout Chanlee Bottoms as assistant coach.

Bottoms was an assistant coach at Pensacola (Fla.) State...

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Hogs: Ladies earn first national title

Jun 15, 2016 2:07pm

Track Town, USA. Fayetteville, Arkansas.

For the first time this time.

Already a well-established power with several national championships in men’s track, the Razorbacks women’s...

College Roundup for June 15, 2016

Jun 15, 2016 2:07pm

BASKETBALL

LR releases part of upcoming schedule

LITTLE ROCK – Another piece of the Trojans’ 2016-17 schedule was revealed on Monday morning as the WNIT announced matchups for its...

Hogs: MLB drafts players, signees

Jun 15, 2016 2:07pm

FAYETTEVILLE — A total of 12 players with connections to Arkansas - five Razorbacks and seven signees - were taken overall in the 2016 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

Current Razorbacks Dominic...

<p>photo by DREW HALLOWELL • Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, and Martin Truex Jr, driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Toyota, lead the field during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday in Brooklyn, Mich.</p>

Racing: Logano dominates at Michigan

Jun 15, 2016 2:07pm

BROOKLYN, Mich. – In the second race that featured NASCAR’s new lower-downforce package, Joey Logano lowered the boom — again.

There was one major difference between Joey Logano’s victory in...

<p>photo by SEAN GARDNER • Daniel Suarez, driver of the No. 19 ARRIS Toyota, passes Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Menards 250 at Michigan International Speedway on June 11, 2016 in Brooklyn, Mich.</p>

Racing: Suarez squeezes by for victory

Jun 15, 2016 2:07pm

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Daniel Suarez was speechless — and justifiably so.

The Mexican driver had just passed Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch for the lead on the next-to-last lap and held on...

<p>AG&amp;FC • Protecting the bald eagle has brought the species back from being endangered to taking flight in across America. Arkansas and other states will celebrate the bald eagle on June 20.</p>

Outdoors: Celebrating American bald eagle

Jun 15, 2016 2:07pm

LITTLE ROCK – June 20 marks a special day for the American bald eagle. In Arkansas and nearly every other state, thanks to the American Eagle Foundation’s work with Congress and state legislatures...

<p>photo by SEIGO SAITO, BASSMASTER • Greg Hackney of Gonzales, La., wins the 2016 GEICO Bassmaster BASSfest presented by Choctaw Casino and Resort at Lake Texoma held out of Durant, Okla., Sunday, with a four-day total weight of 66 pounds, 2 ounces.</p>

Fishing: Hackney rallies back to win

Jun 15, 2016 2:07pm

DURANT, Okla. — Greg Hackney of Gonzales, La., started the day in third place, but weighed in 17 pounds, 15 ounces on Championship Sunday to increase his four-day total to 66-2 at the GEICO...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON • Elisa Perry placed first on Saturday in the 6-or-under age division at Crawford County Speedway on Saturday during the bicycle race. Abby Drummond clinched second and Tyler Yates nabbed third. A second bicycle race will be held on Aug. 6.</p>

Extra Pics for June 11, 2016

Jun 11, 2016 10:05am

photo by TAMMY HOBSON • Elisa Perry placed first on Saturday in the 6-or-under age division at Crawford County Speedway on Saturday during the bicycle race. Abby Drummond clinched second and Tyler...

Hog Notes: Lawson’s off to good start at meet

Jun 11, 2016 10:05am

Calling Jarrion Lawson’s start at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships “good” would be something on an understatement.

He was near perfect.

The Arkansas senior won a national...

UAFS: Weems reflects on career, time with Lions

Jun 11, 2016 10:05am

It seems like only yesterday that UAFS basketball announcer Preston Williams was calling out “Sonny Weems” while pushing the sound effects buttons to produce cannon shots to herald another...

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