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<p>photo by BRIAN D. SANDERFORD</p><p>Van Buren pitcher McKennah Sikes (from left) throws to third baseman Tori Stafford to get the force out on Cabot’s Megan Goodnight on Saturday in Rogers.</p>

Softball: Cabot ends run for Lady Pointers

May 20, 2015 9:13am

ROGERS — For the second straight season, the Van Buren Lady Pointers were denied a trip to the 7A softball championship game.

Cabot pitcher Kaitlyn Felder held the Lady Pointers to two hits...

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<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Mountainburg’s Britton Peters shoots past Adrianna Domerese during the Lady Dragons’s 55-52 win against the Johnson County Westside.</p>

Basketball: Round-up for Feb. 7, 2015

Feb 09, 2015 8:58am

After suffering one of its biggest conference losses back in early January, the Mountainburg Lady Dragons avenged that loss as they defeated Johnson County Westside 55-52 on Tuesday night.


Football: Arkansas colleges ink instate players

Feb 09, 2015 8:58am

Ouachita Baptist and Henderson State are the only schools to win Great American Conference football championships (OBU in 2011 and 2014, Henderson State in 2012-2013) in the league’s brief four-...

<p>Zaxby’s Player of the Week — Halie Jennen. “She’s the Lady Pointer’s designated defensive stopper,” said coach Chris Bryant. “Halie is a capable scorer, but her willingness to do all of the non-glamorous roles, such as defending the opponent’s leading scorer, being a tenacious rebounding, leading the team in hustle plays, makes her very valuable to the team.”</p>

Basketball: Cyclones topple Pointers

Feb 04, 2015 11:10am

This is the Russellville Cyclones basketball team head coach Codey Mann expected in the preseason — and what a perfect time for it to come together.

RHS defeated the Van Buren Pointers 55-36...

Basketball: Alma moves into first in league play

Feb 04, 2015 11:10am

Another 7A/6A-Central and another gutsy performance in a close game by the Alma Airedales.

Alma dug deep again on Friday night, beating Conway, 53-50, and closing out the opening half of...

Basketball: Lady Pointers push Greenwood

Jan 31, 2015 5:05am

After playing their worst game of the season last week at Russellville, the Greenwood Lady Bulldogs were pushed to the brink again.

Megan Hartness hit six free throws in the final 36 seconds...

<p>photo by AARON SHAFFER</p><p>Cedarville’s Shanda Brown (left) drives to the basket past Lavaca’s Bailee Crawford during the second half on Tuesday at Cedarville.</p>

Basketball: Lady Pirates hold off Lavaca

Jan 31, 2015 5:05am

Cedarville girls basketball coach Chase Rackley has been looking for more energy from his team of late. He found some early Tuesday night in the form of Shanda Brown

Brown started Cedarville...

<p>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>VBFA’s Gavin Ball (10) goes in for the layup against Kimmons’s Tavonte Barum during Thursday’s River Valley Conference contest at the Academy Gymnasium.</p>

Basketball: Kimmons raids wins at VBFA

Jan 31, 2015 5:05am

Kimmons came away with a pair of wins at VBFA Thursday night.

Whenever the Lady Pointers got on track to push the Lady Raiders, Kimmons answered right back to win 46-33.

The Raiders...

<p>SUBMITTED</p><p>Aaron Lawson (left) shows off the big bass with Robert Lawson (middle) and Isaiah Lawson (right) during a fishing tournament held in April 2014. Aaron placed 22nd in the High School World Finals and Isaiah was co-champ in the Junior High State Championship.</p>

Outdoors: Fishing club casts wide net

Jan 31, 2015 5:05am

Buck Cobley was skeptical at first.

A bass fishing club for teens in Crawford County seemed like a good idea, but when only six showed up for the first meeting in 2014, he was hesitant if...

Basketball: Alma wins road contest

Jan 30, 2015 3:05pm

The Alma Airedales overcame a five-point deficit and rallied to beat Siloam Springs on the Panthers’ home court 63-54 on Tuesday night.

The win keeps Alma in pace for the 6A Central lead...

<p>photo by VONDA NORWOOD</p><p>Van Buren’s Beau Beckner goes up for the shot during Tuesday’s contest against Siloam Springs at Clair Bates Arena.</p>

Basketball: Methodical Pointers keep winning

Jan 26, 2015 9:47am

Impatient spectators don’t prefer Van Buren’s methodical style.

Opponents don’t, either.

The Pointers stayed unbeaten in 7A/6A Central play with a 50-38 win over Siloam Springs on...

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