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<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON • Ronnie Lingo during the hot laps on Saturday at Crawford County Speedway.</p>

Local Racing: Wheeler, English clinch top spots in Grand National

Jun 22, 2016 11:10am

The first running of the Mechanics races had 15 drivers divided into three groups on Saturday at Crawford County Speedway.

David Stogsdill, Corbin Lamproe and Bobby Wofford each won a race....

<p>SUBMITTED • The Alma Airedales’ 7U baseball team finished second at the 7U state tournament in Conway on Sunday. The team went 4-2 during the two-day tournament, with wins over Monticello, Sheridan, Ozark and Conway. The team includes Lawson Adams, Beau Black, Carson Curd, Easton Daily, Logan English, Dylan Jackson, Hudson Loughridge, Colton Nutt, Tristan Nutt, Jaden Peters, Landon Taylor, Michael Wilmoth, and Chase Wood. The Airedales are coached by Adam Daily, Doug Loughridge, Tom Black and Brian Curd.</p>

State Runner-Ups!

Jun 22, 2016 11:19am

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Prep Softball: Lady Pointers earn top seeding

May 11, 2016 12:07pm

Van Buren’s Lady Pointers completed their first big goal, capturing the No. 1 7A seed from the 7A/6A-Central at next week’s 7A State Tournament.

Now, the Lady Pointers are working at taking...

Prep Baseball: Season ends for Pointers

May 11, 2016 12:07pm

The Conway Wampus Cats had a lot at stake in the final game of the 7A/6A-Central schedule, and they played like it.

Conway staked Collin Cahill to an early lead and the senior headed to...

<p>photo JAMIE MITCHELL • Alma’s Dillion Majors can’t get to the bag before Siloam Spring’s Zac Bolstad faceplants the base in a head first slide at first on April 22 in the third inning at Alma. Judah Dean, Majors and rest of the Airedales head to the state tournament on Thursday.</p>

Prep Baseball: Dean, Alma ready for state tourney

May 11, 2016 12:07pm

You can learn a lot by just stopping to smell the roses.

In a sense, that may have been what happened with the Alma Airedales’ baseball season. Without a rose bush, of course.

Senior...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON • Johnny Gregory races around the track at Crawford County Speedway on Saturday (May 7). The vehicles of Gregory and Bobby Mulkey locked up together and went off the track. Gregory’s No. 81 was totaled and Mulkey’s car flipped. Both drivers checked out okay, but Gregory was later transported to the hospital for a concussion.</p>

Racing: Wheeler wins second feature

Updated: May 11, 2016 12:17pm

Billy Wheeler won his second feature race as he defeated Jamison English in the Grand National feature race on Saturday (April 23) at Crawford County Speedway.

Jamison English, who has a...

Hogs: LSU overpowers baseball team

May 11, 2016 12:08pm

Outhit, outpitched, outplayed. Opossum not required.

Three words — the first three words — to summarize the 2016 Arkansas baseball season were applicable again Sunday. LSU swept the visiting...

Hogs: Moses returns to basketball squad

May 11, 2016 12:08pm

FAYETTEVILLE - For the first time in what seems like a year, the Arkansas basketball team was dealt a bit of good news.

Moses Kingsley withdrew his name from consideration for the 2016 NBA...

College Roundup for May 11, 2016

May 11, 2016 12:08pm

BASEBALL

Bears sweeps Cardinals

CONWAY — For the second consecutive day, the University of Central Arkansas Bears scored 20 runs in completing a record-setting Southland Conference...

Lions: Season ends for baseball team

May 10, 2016 2:06pm

UAFS first baseman Josh Vanderpool ended his collegiate career in grand fashion.

The senior accounted for all of the Diamond Lions’ offense on Saturday, crushing a two-run and a solo home...

<p>photo SEAN GARDNER • Martin Truex Jr., driver of the No. 78 Bass Pro Shops/TRACKER Boats Toyota Toyota, comes in for a pit stop during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 7 in Kansas City, Kan.</p>

NASCAR: Busch wins at Kansas Speedway (finally)

May 10, 2016 2:06pm

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Kyle Busch finally overcame his gremlins at Kansas Speedway in a race that left Martin Truex Jr. overcome with frustration.

On Saturday night—in stark contrast to many of...

Hogs: Baseball team can bounce back

May 10, 2016 2:06pm

FAYETTEVILLE - “Pearl Harbor” was the No. 1 film in the United States in late May 2001. The big-budget Michael Bay picture starring Ben Affleck and Josh Hartnett was a critical disaster. And while...

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