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<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Robert Roxin makes it through for the touchdown to give the Mountainburg Dragons the lead in the junior high contest at home Thursday night.</p>

JH Football: VBFA wins in double overtime

Oct 18, 2014 4:07am

After seeing limited action on offense in the first half, the VBFA Pointers rallied, pushed the game into overtime and delivered a 42-41 double overtime stunner at Blakemore Field Thursday night...

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<p>SUBMITTED</p><p>Van Buren’s Julia Clark leads the pack during Mansfield’s cross country event back on Sept. 27. Clark earned medalist honors as Van Buren placed six runners in the Top 10 to win the cross country meet.</p>

Cross Country: Lady Pointers win junior high Mansfield meet

Oct 04, 2014 4:06am

Van Buren had five of the Top 7 finishers to win the cross country meet at Mansfield on Sept. 27.

Julia Clark earned medalist honors as she won the overall individual title and Daisy Connor...

Football: Siloam Springs hold off Alma in OT

Oct 03, 2014 11:56pm

Two weeks ago, Alma was riding high with a 3-0 start to the season before the Airedales finally played at home.

But for the second straight week on their home field, the Airedales...

Football: Conway rallies past Van Buren in second half

Oct 03, 2014 11:55pm

CONWAY — Using a controlled passing attack that produced twice as many plays as Conway the second half, Van Buren threw a wrench into the Wampus Cats’ high-powered offense, and threw a scare into...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Willis Vaught (from left), Shawn Hattabaugh, and Weston Bull prepare to block for Mountainburg during Friday’s game at Johnson County Westside.</p>

Football: Teams look to bounce back after losses; Dragons keep rolling

Oct 01, 2014 4:06am

Van Buren, Alma and Cedarville are looking to avenge their first conference loss of the season while the Dragons continue to roll and look for their fourth straight win.

Alma and...

<p>SUBMITTED</p><p>Blu By U played to a perfect 6-0 record to become the 14U undefeated champions of the first leg 2014 Dudley Fastpitch Championship Series held in Fayetteville on Saturday and Sunday. BBU scored 43 runs while only allowing their opponents to score seven. The Dudley Tournament awarded each girl with gold rings and a trophy. Team members include: Front (from left) — Rachel Longmate (Alma), Haley Flute (Muldrow), Tatyona McFerren (Spiro), Danielle Smith (Spiro) and Payton Scrivner (Alma). Back — Mariah Hamilton (Greenwood), Kassy Pense (Mountainburg), Raeanna Smith (Alma), Caroline Davis (Van Buren) and Makynlee Young (Greenwood). The team is coached by Dan Smith and Beck Beckham.</p>

Extra Bases: Fastpitch champs

Oct 01, 2014 4:06am

BBU scored 43 runs while only allowing their opponents to score seven. The Dudley Tournament awarded each girl with gold rings and a trophy. Team members include: Front (from left) — Rachel...

Tennis: Van Buren edges Northside

Oct 01, 2014 12:33am

Van Buren edged Northside on Sept. 22 at Creekmore Park in Fort Smith as each team won by one game.

Brett Dunn and Ty Dunn battled from 4-7 decision to force a tiebreaker and won 9-8 (7-5...

<p>photo by JASON IVESTER</p><p>Arkansas sophomore running back Alex Collins carries the ball against Texas A&amp;M on Saturday at AT&amp;T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.</p>

Hogs: Team has time to shake off OT loss

Oct 01, 2014 4:06am

Arkansas suffered a gut-wrenching loss to Texas A&M last Saturday.

Now they have two weeks to get over it.

The Razorbacks, which fell 35-28 in overtime in Arlington, Texas, will...

<p>photo by JASON IVESTER</p><p>Arkansas sophomore offensive tackle Dan Skipper walks off the field following the Razorbacks’ 35-28 overtime loss to Texas A&amp;M on Saturday at AT&amp;T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.</p>

Razorback Rewind: Looking at the OT loss to A&M

Oct 01, 2014 4:06am

TEXAS A&M 35, ARKANSAS 28 (OT)

Grading the Five Keys

1. No Extra Possessions — C

Arkansas’ offense was under pressure to limit the possessions for Texas A&M’s quick-...

Football: Junior high squads grab wins; Pointers score early, often

Sep 27, 2014 4:06am

Van Buren started off River Valley Conference play in a big way as the Pointers defeated Darby Thursday night at Blakemore Field, 47-13.

It’s the second straight win for the Pointers, who...

Football: Greenwood runs past Van Buren

Sep 27, 2014 4:05am

The last time Greenwood won at Van Buren’s Blakemore Field, the Bulldogs kicked only a lone field goal to win in 1983.

Friday, they scored a lot more than that.

Greenwood scored on its...

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