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Prep Football: County teams look to add to win column

Sep 17, 2014 4:06am

Van Buren and Alma are back on the road Friday night while Cedarville hosts its first home game of the season.

The Dragons bounced back from it’s season-opening loss and will host Decatur in...

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Football: Pirates offense, defense score in win

Sep 10, 2014 11:39am

Cedarville scored on a pair of big plays on offense and defense to clinch its third straight season opening win defeating Mountainburg 42-14.

The Pirates opened the game with a big pass...

Football: Pointers win season opener

Sep 10, 2014 11:39am

Van Buren won it’s season opener by holding off White Hall 34-27 Friday night.

The Pointers (1-0) led 34-20 in the fourth after a 45-yard touchdown reception from Jordan Barlow to Jaylyn Dye...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Eddie Rich (right) heads towards the wall after Ronnie Lingo (55) front tire went flat and bumped into Rich. Lingo placed fourth in the Street Stock feature race while Rich took 15th.</p>

Racing: Wheeler wins third CCS feature race

Sep 10, 2014 11:39am

Billy Wheeler won his third consecutive Grand National race and his seventh one overall. Wheeler passed Jamison English to be teh winningest driver this season in the Grand National class.

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Golf: Coble leads Pointers

Sep 10, 2014 11:38am

Kaleb Coble earned medalist honors as Van Buren defeated Southside Wednesday in a round of golf.

Coble fired a 35 and Van Buren turned in a 148, 17 strokes lower than Southside’s 163. Connor...

Volleyball: Southside sweeps Van Buren

Sep 10, 2014 11:38am

Longtime Van Buren volleyball coach Stephanie Hill has had her share of matches against Southside.

Something that impressed Hill after the latest match between the Pointerettes and the...

Volleyball: Rogers rallies past Alma

Sep 10, 2014 11:38am

Rogers coach Jeana Breedlove might have had that sinking feeling in the early moments of Tuesday’s nonconference volleyball match at Alma.

The biggest volleyball arena in the state hasn’t...

<p>photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL</p><p>Andrew Riggs, son of Nathan and Michelle Riggs, helps put ice in the various buckets for the ice bucket challenge on Aug. 23 during the community pep rally at Blakemore Field.</p>

Extra Points: Icing the water; Dragon scrimmage

Sep 10, 2014 11:38am

photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL

Andrew Riggs, son of Nathan and Michelle Riggs, helps put ice in the various buckets for the ice bucket challenge on Aug. 23 during the community pep rally at...

Tennis: Van Buren sweeps Alma in home opener

Sep 10, 2014 11:38am

Van Buren swept Alma in the home opener at the City Courts on Thursday.

The Pointers won 12-1 and the Lady Pointers took each set, 11-0.

“We really had a good day all around,” said Van...

<p>photo by HOOTENS.COM</p><p>Alma all-state quarterback Evan Burris won the footlong chili dog eating contest Thursday during the Hootens.com Kickoff Classic news conference. Alma kicks off the season against 2013 state runner-up Poteau (Okla.) Sept. 4 at Mayo-Thompson Stadium in Fort Smith. Future Arkansas Razorback quarterback Ty Storey and defending state champ Charleston kick off the doubleheader event against Shiloh Christian at 5:30 p.m.</p>

Extra Points: Burris wins contest

Sep 10, 2014 11:37am

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Alma all-state quarterback Evan Burris won the footlong chili dog eating contest Thursday during the Hootens.com Kickoff Classic news conference. Alma kicks off the...

<p>photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL</p><p>Jaden Talley practices Friday afternoon at the City Courts. Talley teams up with Katja Wiederkeher as one of the Lady Pointers doubles team. The Pointers and Lady Pointers hosted a JV match against Rogers on Thursday, but will travel to Bentonville for a tri-match on Monday against Bentonville and Northside.</p>

Van Buren Tennis: Seniors lead squad

Sep 10, 2014 11:37am

The Pointers return five seniors on the 23-person roster as the 2014 campaign begins.

Returning this season is Jaden Talley, Houston Anderson, Brett Dunn, Ty Dunn and Dylan Killough.

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