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College Baseball: Hogs still looking for win

May 19, 2016 11:05am

FAYETTEVILLE — Formulas don’t get much simpler. Sure, there are ways to convolute it. But Arkansas’ path to the Southeastern Conference has a direct route.

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College Roundup for April 23, 2016

Apr 23, 2016 10:05am


Golden Suns remain at No. 4

RUSSELLVILLE — Arkansas Tech remains in the top end of this week’s NCAA Division II Central Region rankings, checking in at No. 4 in this week’s poll....

Weightlifting: Alma hosts state meet Saturday

Apr 22, 2016 1:25pm

The Booneville Bearcats will rely on the little receiver as much as the behemoth lineman on Saturday when they try to win their fourth straight state weightlifting championship.

That’s one...

Prep Track: Lady Pointers take fifth

Apr 20, 2016 10:05am

The Lady Pointers placed fifth at the Springdale track meet on Thursday out of 15 teams while the Airedalettes were ninth.

Alma took sixth in the men’s division with 33.5 points while Van...

Prep Softball: Lady Pointers defeat foes

Apr 20, 2016 10:05am

The Lady Pointers pounded out 11 hits and garnered a trio of home runs to beat visiting Springdale 12-2 in a nonconference game on Friday at the Van Buren Softball Field.

Van Buren grabbed...

<p>photo by AARON SHAFFER • Van Buren shortstop Chase Moore (left) tags out Greenwood’s Jax Burgess on a steal attempt during Friday (April 15) night’s home game at the Field of Dreams Sports Complex.</p>

Prep Baseball: Greenwood takes two from Pointers

Apr 20, 2016 10:05am

Greenwood’s Blaise Lomon has lived up to his name on the mound recently.

Lomon turned in his second straight solid pitching performance on Friday in the Bulldogs’ 2-0 win against Van Buren...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON • Will Lamproe won the Street Stock feature event on Saturday (April 16) and was the fourth winner in as many weeks in the class at Crawford County Speedway. Another round of racing is slated for this weekend with the Kid’s Nickle Bash during the intermission.</p>

Racing: Lamproe, Foster win feature events

Apr 20, 2016 10:05am

Will Lamproe became the fourth driver in as many weeks to win the Street Stock feature during Saturday’s races at Crawford County Speedway.

Lamproe, who had one Top 5 finish in one of two...

Chole Auldridge Van Buren Track Team

Prep Track: Sophomore thrives on competition

Apr 19, 2016 1:47pm

There were no track ribbons to be handed out as a second-grader.

But that didn’t stop Chloe Auldridge from learning to compete — and win a lot of races.

The Lady Pointers’ long jump...

Prep Baseball: Johnson helps Alma to win

Apr 19, 2016 1:53pm

GREENWOOD — Brayden Johnson announced himself Tuesday in Greenwood.

The Alma sophomore pitched a five-hitter and drove in two runs in the Airedales’ 8-1 victory at Greenwood High School....

<p>photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL • Northridge’s Taylar Chrsitensen (left) and Krystal Wise (right) race down the track during the 100-meter hurdles at the Alma Middle School Relays held on Tuesday. Christenson won the event with Wise placing second. Wise won the 300 hurdles and Christenson was second.</p>

Middle School: Northridge, Alma wins at meet

Apr 19, 2016 1:50pm

Northridge won both of the boys’ divisions, while the Northride girls won the eighth grade division at the Airedale Middle School Relays on Tuesday.

Eighth Grade Girls


<p>photo by AARON SHAFFER • Alma’s Rachel Longmate, left, slides safely into third base ahead of the tag from Mount St. Mary’s Susan Rice on Thursday (April 14) at Alma.</p>

Prep Softball: Alma, Lunsford rings Belles

Apr 19, 2016 1:49pm

Zoie Lunsford admits the move from the outfield to shortstop took some getting used to.

But her hitting hasn’t suffered any.

Lunsford made two sparkling defensive plays and drove in...

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