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Basketball: Bulldogs take two from Pointers

Dec 18, 2014 10:30am

Call it nonconference wackiness.

Monday’s Van Buren-Fayetteville game went from gritty, slow-paced and dull to break-neck and anxious in the 10 minutes it took for the teams to rest at...

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<p>photo by BRIAN D. SANDERFORD</p><p>Arkansas’ Rohan Gaines (center) returns an interception 100 yards for a touchdown as Ole Miss’ Cody Core (left) chases and D.J. Dean follows the play in the third quarter on Nov. 22 Fayetteville. Arkansas won the game 30-0.</p>

Hogs: Patience pays off for Gaines

Nov 26, 2014 5:06am

Rohan Gaines spent the entire last week knowing he’d miss the first half of Arkansas’ game against Ole Miss. He studied film, mentoring his proxy, freshman Josh Liddell, for what he’d see from...

Football: Alma rally falls short

Nov 24, 2014 2:45pm

JONESBORO — Alma was in position to pull an upset Friday night against Jonesboro, but the Hurricane made all the big plays down the stretch to advance in the Class 6A state football playoffs.

<p>photo by AARON SHAFFER</p><p>Cedarville’s Bailie Murphy catches a pass just out of the reach of the Lincoln defender during Tuesday’s contest. The Lady Pirates won their third straight game of the season.</p>

Basketball: County teams jump into competition

Nov 24, 2014 2:33pm

The Lady Pointers lost their season-opening game to Morrliton 58-53 on Tuesday night.

“I am pleased with our effort and fight,” said first-year head coach Chris Bryant. “We just could not...

JH Basketball: Alma reaches tourney finals

Nov 24, 2014 2:36pm

Alma survived VBFA in the first meeting between the two teams this season as the Airedales won 32-29.

Alma advanced to finals and will face Darby, the 36-32 winner of Thursday’s game against...

<p>photo by TWILA KING</p><p>Mulberry’s Luke Anderson signed a NCAA Division II national letter of intent to play tennis with the University of Arkansas-Ft. Smith. Anderson is a two-time state singles champ and a Meet of Champs semi-finalist at this year.</p>

Tennis: Anderson signs with UAFS

Nov 24, 2014 2:31pm

photo by TWILA KING

Mulberry’s Luke Anderson signed a NCAA Division II national letter of intent to play tennis with the University of Arkansas-Ft. Smith. Anderson is a two-time state...

<p>photo by AARON SHAFFER</p><p>Malia Hernandez pulls down the offensive rebound during Cedarville’s season opening win as the Lady Pirates defeated Dardanelle 36-18 on Nov. 13 at home.</p>

Basketball: JH teams win openers; Mulberry sweeps WYC

Nov 19, 2014 5:06am

VBFA began the season with a win on Monday at the Russellville Junior High tournament by defeated Cabot Red 33-18.

The Pointers face Alma Thursday at 8 p.m. in the semifinal round.


<p>photo by JAMIE MITCHELL</p><p>Bulldog Grant Morgan pulls down Alma quarterback, Evan Burris during the Nov. 7 game at Smith-Robinson Stadium in Greenwood.</p>

Football: Alma heads to Jonesboro for semifinals

Nov 19, 2014 5:06am

Alma’s defense came up big last week and denied Lake Hamilton two opportunities to score on a fourth-and-inches from the Airedale 1.

This week, Alma faces an 8-2 team and the 6A East...

<p>photo by DAVID SCHOOK</p><p>Arkansas’s Alex Collins (3) crosses the goal line as Brey Cook (74) fends off another LSU player during the Razorback’s 17-0 win at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.</p>

Hog Football: Razobacks blank LSU

Nov 19, 2014 5:05am


LSU’s quarterback Anthony Jennings (10) tries to avoid being Spaighted as Arkansas linebacker Martrell Spaight chases him down.



<p>SUBMITTED</p><p>Van Buren’s Madi Chitwood competes at Oaklawn in Hot Springs during Class 7A State Cross Country Meet. Chitwood was 17th overall.</p>

Cross Country: Van Buren, Alma wrap up seasons at meet

Nov 15, 2014 5:06am

Van Buren placed a pair of runners in the top 20 at the Class 7A State Cross Country Meet held at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs on Nov. 8.

Emilo Medina placed 11th overall in the men’s...

<p>photo by TWILA KING</p><p>Mulberry’s Rebecca Treat shoots for two points over a Waldron’s Nikki Harrison during Tuesday’s nonconference at home.</p>

Basketball: Mulberry splits with Waldron

Nov 15, 2014 5:06am

The Waldron Bulldogs held off a Mulberry rally in a nonconference game on Tuesday at “Cotton” Havener Gymnasium to win 40-37.

Trailing 36-30 at the start of the third quarter, the Yellow...

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