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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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<p>photo by JAMIE MITCHELL • Alma’s Brayden Johnson throws against Siloam Springs in the second inning on April 22 at Alma. The Airedales clinched the No. 1 seed for the 7A Central with the Greenwood win.</p>

Baseball: Airedales topples Greenwood

May 09, 2016 10:05am

The Alma Airedales won’t technically win the conference championship, but what they accomplished on Tuesday is just as good.

Alma cinched the top seed in next weeks’ Class 6A tournament with...

Softball: Lady Pointers face Conway for top seeding

May 09, 2016 10:05am

Van Buren’s Lady Pointers cleared one big obstacle in their quest to garner the top 7A seed from the 7A/6A-Central at the 7A State Tournament.

The Lady Pointers now must finish the job, and...

Track: Van Buren, Alma finish at conference meets

May 09, 2016 10:05am

Van Buren and Alma wrapped up their track seasons at the Class 7A and 6A state meets on Thursday (May 5).

Alma’s Christian White won two events for the Airedales while Lady Airedale Martie...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON • Mountainburg’s Chesney Lovell hits Saturday against Hackett at the district tournament hosted by the Lady Hornets. The Lady Dragons were edged by Quitman 3-0 at the regional tournament held in Magazine on Thursday (May 5).</p>

Extra Pics for May 7, 2016

May 09, 2016 10:05am


Senior Levi Rutherford pitches late against Magazine during the district tournament back on April 30. The Dragons advanced to the regional tournament, but dropped a 15-...

Hogs: Hatcher shares post-surgery foot

May 09, 2016 10:05am

FAYETTEVILLE — Keon Hatcher posted a photograph his left foot in a boot Tuesday. He, apparently, had surgery on it, the same one he broke last year in the second game of the season and...

College Roundup for May 7, 2016

May 09, 2016 10:07am


Banger wraps up season

ALLENDALE, Mich. — In the second round of the NCAA Division II Midwest/Central Regional on Monday, Harding sophomore Mason Banger played in near perfect...

Prep Track: White earns top honors; Van Buren competes at meet

May 04, 2016 10:05am

Alma senior Christian White led the Airedales to third place overall finish at the 16-team East/Central meet at Mountain Home. White was named the meet’s Most Outstanding Performer with three...

<p>AIREDALENATION.COM • Alma head coach Doug Loughridge chats with other coaches prior to the start of the Sept. 11, 2015 game against Springdale at Airedale Stadium at Citizens Bank Field. Loughridge will travel to China and team up with Greenwood skipper Rick Jones to help with Team USA in international play.</p>

Prep Football: Loughridge joins crew in China for exhibition

May 04, 2016 10:05am

For the past 20 years, the Alma Airedales and Greenwood Bulldogs have developed one of the most intense rivalries in the state.

For about a month this summer, head football coaches Doug...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON • Camden Perry wins back on April 23 in the combined Modified Class at Crawford County Speedway. Heavy rains on Friday and early Saturday kept drivers from hitting the dirt track north of Van Buren. With clear weather ahead for the weekend, another round of racing will take place.</p>

Racing: Taking The Win

May 04, 2016 10:05am

photo by TAMMY HOBSON • Camden Perry wins back on April 23 in the combined Modified Class at Crawford County Speedway. Heavy rains on Friday and early Saturday kept drivers from hitting the dirt...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON • Rylli Hammond fields the ball and throws to first for the out during the 2A-4 West District tournament held at Hackett on Saturday. The Lady Dragons lost to Hackett, but came back to beat Johnson County Westside 11-1 in the late game to earn the No. 3 seed for the regional tournament.</p>

Prep Softball/Baseball: Mountainburg heads to regional

May 04, 2016 8:27am

The Moutainburg Lady will face Quitman in the first round of the Region 2A-West tournament starting at 5:30 p.m. The winner advances to play at 2:30 p.m. on Friday. The championship is slated for...

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