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Football: Coaches pick Alma to finish fifth

Jun 29, 2015 9:41am

The Alma Airedales are picked to finish fifth in the 7A/6A Central conference in this year’s Hooten’s Arkansas Football magazine now on sale.

Van Buren was chosen to finish seventh in the...

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photo by TAMMY HOBSON  Summer Abshere made her first appearance for the 2015 season at Crawford County Speedwary on Saturday. Abshere placed fourth in the Street Stock feature.

CCS: Lemonier, Hardin grab first back-to-back wins

Apr 08, 2015 8:07am

Both Adam Hardin and Rusty Lemonier grabbed back-to-back wins in their respective events on Saturday at Crawford County Speedway.

Hardin won his second straight E Modified while Lemonier...

Baseball: Pointers unable to get past Tigers

Apr 08, 2015 8:10am

Van Buren pitcher Brandon Butterworth worked around one rough inning against the Bentonville Tigers during Friday’s nonconference game, but he got little run support for his efforts in a 4-2 loss...

<p>photo by BRIAN D. SANDERFORD</p><p>Alma’s Parker Edwards (left) runs to third as Van Buren’s Mickey Malone goes after an Alma hit up the middle on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Van Buren’s Field of Dreams Sports Complex.</p>

Baseball: Van Buren, Alma split doubleheader

Mar 21, 2015 4:05am

Alma coach Kevin Edwards saw something in Cameron Ogilvie he hopes to see in other players.

With the game on the line, Ogilvie buckled down and escaped a sixth-inning jam as the Airedales...

<p>photo by AARON SHAFFER</p><p>Cedarville’s Katie Goines drives a pitch to the outfield against Mulberry in the Lady Pirates’ home opening 12-3 win of the 2015 season.</p>

Softball: Van Buren shuts down Alma

Mar 21, 2015 4:05am

Van Buren’s McKennah Sikes scattered five hits over six innings as Van Buren defeated Alma 4-0 on Thursday at home in 7A/6A Central Conference game.

Sikes added seven strikeouts and a walk...

Track & Field: Northridge wins Middle School Relays

Mar 21, 2015 4:05am

Northridge won the combined Van Buren Middle School Relays on Monday.

The results from the Relays were tallied different from other events as only the top two finishers from a achool were...

Spring Sports: Rain rolls away, teams roll out games

Mar 21, 2015 4:05am

Van Buren softball coach Andy Williams echoed the feelings of other coaches when talking about being overrun with too much rain. The Lady Pointers are like many teams trying to find a rhythm amid...

<p>photo by JAMIE MITCHELL</p><p>Northside midfielder Monica Uribe tries bringing the ball out of the corner against the defense of Van Buren’s Sami Maki and Shaylee Altman on Thursday during first half play at Mayo Thompson Stadium.</p>

Soccer: Northside tops Van Buren

Mar 15, 2015 4:05am

The Northside Lady Bears kept the pressure on the Van Buren Lady Pointers from start to finish on Thursday.

But it wasn’t until Yuri Richardson’s nice pass to Giselle Carrera that Northside...

<p>photo by BRIAN D. SANDERFORD</p><p>Southside’s Paige Mendoza slides safely into third as Van Buren’s Ashton Sangster waits on the ball on Wednesday in Van Buren.</p>

Softball: Lady Pointers win home opener

Mar 14, 2015 4:05am

Win, lose or draw, Van Buren softball coach Andy Williams was happy to finally be on the field Wednesday afternoon.

He and the Lady Pointers have sunshine.

They also have Tori Stafford...

Track & Field: Throws help lift Lady Pointers to 2nd

Mar 14, 2015 4:05am

The Lady Pointers finished second by a point at the first outdoor meet of the season at the James Lemley Quad City Meet in Greenwood.

The Lady Bulldogs won with 68 points while Van Buren had...

<p>photo by BRIAN D. SANDERFORD</p><p>Pine Bluff’s Marcus Thomas, left, blocks the shot by Alma’s Austin Lee on Tuesday at Siliom Springs High School.</p>

Basketball: Pine Bluff ends Alma’s run

Mar 14, 2015 4:05am

SILOAM SPRINGS — The Pine Bluff Zebras knocked off another top-seeded opponent in the Class 6A state tournament on Tuesday after beating Alma, 75-59, in the semifinals.

Pine Bluff scored 34...

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