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Extra Points: Fundraiser for MYA president

Updated: Jul 21, 2014 8:19am


The Mountainburg Youth Athletics, Inc. (MYA to locals), is hosting a benefit spaghetti dinner and pie auction to raise funds for the MYA’s president Cindy Pense-Clark. The event...

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<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Crawford County Speedway gave away four bikes on Saturday. The winners were (from left) Jaceline Swagger, Jimmy Teague, Brianna Prewett and Lucas Russell. The bike’s were sponsored by Tommy’s Service Center and Andrews Plumbing.</p>

Racing: Parker’s still looking for repeat

Jun 11, 2014 5:51pm

Teddy Parker will be looking to make it two in a row this weekend at Crawford County Speedway.

Parker won his fifth Mini Stock race this season, but has yet to garner back-to-back wins. He...

Column: Comparisons isn’t always for the best

Jun 11, 2014 5:51pm

Comparisons and competition.

Our society thrives on competition — it gives us the ability to measure ourselves and to make ourselves better.

It’s what makes money for many great non-...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Mountainburg’s Mitchell Linder (14) tags out Ozark’s Greg Patton during the June 3 game for the 13-15 year olds. Ozark won the contest.</p>

Extra Bases: Mountainburg baseball

Jun 11, 2014 5:51pm


Mountainburg’s Mitchell Linder (14) tags out Ozark’s Greg Patton during the June 3 game for the 13-15 year olds. Ozark won the contest.




Jun 04, 2014 7:50am

Van Buren is now one win away from a school first — a conference title in softball.

The Pointers banged out 12 hits in whipping Siloam Springs 11-1 in 7A/6A-West play on at the Pointer...


Jun 04, 2014 7:50am

Van Buren was teetering on failing to make the 7A State Tournament after losing four one-run games in the 7A/6A-West along with a two-run loss this season.

Wednesday, they had a pair of walk...

Prep Basketball: Bryant becomes Lady Pointers’ head coach

Jun 04, 2014 7:50am

After spending most of his career coaching boys, Chris Bryant will get back to his roots as a high school girls coach next season at Van Buren.

Bryant, who was hired as girls head coach in...

<p>photo by MARK BUFFALO</p><p>Van Buren’s Bailey Gossett competes at the 7A State track meet in Cabot on Thursday. Gossett finished eighth overall.</p>

Prep Track: Athletes win individual top honors at state meets

Jun 04, 2014 7:50am

Crawford County athletes picked up some first-place wins at the state track meets this past week.

Van Buren’s Maria Santillana won the 7A meet shot put, Alma’s Tres Rowland took first in the...

Alma: McMurray retires from coaching

Jun 04, 2014 7:49am

Tom McMurray figured out he’s been part of 40-plus years of two-a-day football practices.

That will change when August rolls around.

The longtime Alma assistant, who has coached...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Jaylen Brewton (41B), Mallory Pinkerton (5M) and Kendall Hasty (52H) jockey for the lead on the front stratightaway during the Street Stock race Saturday at Crawford County Speedway.</p>

Racing: Pinkerton wins first event of season

Jun 04, 2014 7:49am

Crawford County Speedway will host the St. Jude’s Bicycle Races for kids of all ages on June 7 at intermission. Trophies will be given to the top three finishers in four different age groups.


Column: Reflection upon my continuing love affair with the wife

Jun 04, 2014 7:51am

There’s only a few things I’ve remained committed to for more than 20 years.

In the realm of sports, I’ve been a Cowboys fan since the days of Tony Dorsett. I watched Yankees games with my...

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