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College Baseball: Hogs still looking for win

May 19, 2016 11:05am

FAYETTEVILLE — Formulas don’t get much simpler. Sure, there are ways to convolute it. But Arkansas’ path to the Southeastern Conference has a direct route.

Finish the weekend with one more...

College Baseball: Hogs drop home finale

May 19, 2016 11:05am

FAYETTEVILLE — They weren’t the usual pitchers, not the ones Arkansas is likely to use this weekend against Mississippi State, but those who threw for Arkansas on Tuesday against Missouri State...

Prep Softball: Southside returns favor to Van Buren

May 18, 2016 11:05am

Southside avenged last season’s loss in the 7A State Tournament to Van Buren in a big way.

The Fort Smith squad jumped out to an 8-0 lead and survived a Lady Pointer uprising as winning...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON • Track officials and EMTs check out Mike Davis after he hit the wall and got hit in the Lead Sled race at Crawford County Speedway on May 14.</p>

Local Racing: Drummond clinches feature win

May 18, 2016 11:05am

Clinton Drummond won his first feature race of the season in the Street Stock class at Crawford County Speedway on Saturday.

Another round of racing is on tap for this weekend with the...

Prep Baseball: Mountain Home bomb Alma late

May 18, 2016 11:05am

SHERIDAN – The Mountain Home Bombers may be this year’s team of destiny in Class 6A.

They broke a late tie with two runs in the top of the seventh to beat Alma, 5-3, in the second round of...

Prep Track: Athletes compete well at meet

May 18, 2016 11:05am

Emilio Medina and Shiann Earnhart each had third-place finishes to cap Van Buren’s track and field season.

The season ended on Saturday at the Meet of Champs hosted by Russellville at...

College Roundup for May 18, 2016

May 18, 2016 11:05am


UCA to induct Norvell into HOF

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas athletic department will host a two-fold event Wednesday night at the Centennial Valley Country Club...

<p>photo by DREW HALLOWELL • Kyle Larson, driver of the No. 42 Target Chevrolet, leads during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway on May 15 in Dover, Del.</p>

NASCAR: Kenseth’s luck gives him first win of season

May 18, 2016 11:05am

DOVER, Del. – Matt Kenseth’s luck took a turn for the better, after Jimmie Johnson’s No. 48 Chevrolet took a turn that wrecked half the field in Sunday’s AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover...

<p>photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL • The Van Buren track and field team descends upon the Meet of Champs in Russellville today. The squad fields 10 athletes including (standing, from left) Irasema Sandoval, Shiann Earnhart, Danae Goodwin, Madi Chitwood, Julia Clark, Karlee Hart, Katie Barnwell, (kneeling, from left) Caleb Christensen, Emilio Medina and Chole Auldridge (not pictured).</p>

Prep Track: Pointers head to Meet of Champs

May 14, 2016 11:05am

Van Buren arrives in Russellville today with its second-largest ensemble for the Meet of Champs as 10 will compete.

The team will field two relay teams and five more will compete in...

<p>photo by VONDA NORWOOD • The Van Buren Pointers basketball team pose with coach Randy Loyd, who just earned his 700th career win as Van Buren defeated Little Rock Catholic on Jan. 23 at Clair Bates Arena.</p>

Prep Basketball: ‘It’s been 22 great years’

May 14, 2016 11:05am

When Randy Loyd made the coaching move from small-school County Line in tiny Branch in 1994 to the boys basketball coach at Van Buren, which was playing in the state’s largest classification, he...