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Prep Softball: Alma’s Criswell helps team to win

Apr 23, 2014 4:05am

The Airedalettes swept another doubleheader on Friday as they outscored Huntsville 33-15.

Alexys Criswell, batting fifth for Alma, finished the doubleheader going 4 for 9 with two home runs...

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Track: Alma wins Airedale JH Relays

Apr 02, 2014 11:24am

Both the Airedales and the Airedalettes won the Junior Airedale Relays on March 18 in Alma.

The Airedalettes dominated by scoring 193 points, 110 more than runner-up Chaffin.


<p>SUBMITTED</p><p>Mulberry’s Caleb Murders won the 50-meter freestyle and the 100 freestyle at the state swim meet. He recorded personal bests for both events and was named to the all-state team.</p>

All-State Swimmer

Apr 02, 2014 11:24am


Mulberry’s Caleb Murders won the 50-meter freestyle and the 100 freestyle at the state swim meet. He recorded personal bests for both events and was named to the all-state team.

<p>photo by TWILA KING</p><p>Mulberry’s Eli Whitlock catches the ball for an out at first during Friday’s nonconfernce game. Hackett won 9-4 the Lady YellowJackets lost their softball game 2-1 to Paris in an extra innings.</p>

Baseball: Cedarville splits league game, topples Waldron

Apr 02, 2014 11:24am

Cedarville defeated Class 4A Waldron 5-4 on Thursday with Logan Wheeler getting the win.

Wheeler tossed 102 pitches and gave up one earned run with two walks and nine strikeouts through six...

Prep Baseball: Alma sweeps Clarksville

Apr 02, 2014 11:24am

CLARKSVILLE – Brett Farris worked briskly and effectively on Tuesday in the 5A-West opener for Alma.

Farris was perfect into the fifth inning and capped his performance on the mound with a...

Prep Softball: Lady Pointers score 18 runs in two innings

Apr 02, 2014 11:03am

Northside managed to cut Van Buren’s 2-0 lead in half in the bottom of the second, but the Lady Pointers sent 26 batters to the plate over the next two innings to win 20-1 in the shortened contest...

<p>photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL</p><p>Van Buren’s Bailey Gossett gets ready to release the discus during the Quad City Meet on Thursday at the Alma Track.</p>

Prep Track: Alma, Lady Pointers finish behind Rebels

Apr 02, 2014 11:03am

Southside won both the men’s and women’s division of the Quad City Meet held at the Airedale Track on Thursday afternoon.

The Rebels edged out runner-up Alma by five points. The Lady Rebs...

Prep basketball: Hot shooting lifts Pointers in first round

Apr 02, 2014 11:03am

CONWAY — There’s something about Van Buren and hot shooting in the first round of the 7A State Tournament.

The Pointers shot 54 percent from the field, buried seven 3-pointers and never gave...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Kaylyn Moore snags a loose ball and charges down the court for a layup in Thursday’s Class 2A State Tournament in Hampton. The Lady Dragons won 53-24 and returns Monday for the quarterfinal contest.</p>

Prep Basketball: Lady Dragons run past Poyen

Apr 02, 2014 11:00am

Mountainburg (30-2) advanced past the first round with 24 points from Kayln Moore and 13 from Tianna Barton on Thursday in the 52-23 win over Poyen at the Class 2A State Tournament in Hampton....

Prep Basketball: Alma battles, falls in OT

Updated: Apr 14, 2014 8:06am

The Airedales never went away on Thursday in the face of a giant.

Alma took the top-ranked 5A team in the state into overtime before Forrest City survived, 68-65, in the first round of the...

<p>photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL</p><p>Van Buren second baseman Abby Killough tagged second before Cedarville’s Malia Hernandez (11) had arrived, and Killough tries for the double play at the season opener for both teams on Thursday at the Lady Pointers’ softball field.</p>

Prep Softball: Lady Pointers rout Cedarville

Apr 02, 2014 11:00am

Van Buren’s Tori Stafford was perfect in her 2014 debut and the Lady Pointers pounded out 21 hits in the 21-0 softball win Thursday night.

It was the season opener for both teams as games...

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