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Extra Points: Fundraiser for MYA president

Updated: Jul 21, 2014 8:19am

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The Mountainburg Youth Athletics, Inc. (MYA to locals), is hosting a benefit spaghetti dinner and pie auction to raise funds for the MYA’s president Cindy Pense-Clark. The event...

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<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Mountainburg’s Maggie Burrough runs to first after fielding the hit. Moutainburg 10-under team defeated Alma 11-3 during Monday’s game.</p>

Youth Softball

Jun 04, 2014 7:45am

photo by TAMMY HOBSON

Mountainburg’s Mason Anstine is safe at first as Elizabeth “Boo” Gregory misses the ball (and suffers a knee to the cheek for her efforts). Mountinburg 10-under team...

Prep Football: Pointers bounce to new conference; Seek key players

May 31, 2014 4:05am

For the fourth time in the last eight seasons, Van Buren finds itself in a new conference.

However, for the first time in years, the Pointers will be in a conference where they think they...

Prep Football: Alma looks to replace starters

May 31, 2014 4:05am

Alma’s football team began preparing for next fall’s ascent to 6A with a renewed emphasis on physical play.

“There’s no guarantee how many games we’re going to win, but it is a guarantee we’...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Teddy Parker placed fifth Saturday during the Memorial Day Races at Crawford County Speedway. On Sunday, he won his heat race, but blew up his motor in the process. Parker went home and got his old car and used it to win the feature race.</p>

Extra Laps: More shots from CCS (May 24-25)

May 31, 2014 4:05am

photo by TAMMY HOBSON

Teddy Parker placed fifth Saturday during the Memorial Day Races at Crawford County Speedway. On Sunday, he won his heat race, but blew up his motor in the process....

<p>photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL</p><p>Mountainburg freshman Quency Pixley gets some added time as he looks for an open receiver during a game against Union Christian on Sept. 12, 2013. Pixley and the rest of the junior high team finished 8-1 last season and is expected to take up starting roles for the high school team in the upcoming season.</p>

Prep Football: Cedarville, Dragons look for starters

May 31, 2014 4:05am

Both Mountainburg and Cedarville will be looking at new faces on the field at both teams look to replace last season’s senior class.

Cedarville football coach Kevin Lea was able to get on...

Outdoors: Free fishing days return to Oklahoma

May 31, 2014 4:05am

Oklahoma’s Free Fishing Days, which allow people to fish without state fishing licenses or permits, return on June 7-8.

“Free Fishing Days gives people a chance to just ‘test the waters’ and...

Track: Local athletes finish in Top 20 at 2-day meet

Updated: May 30, 2014 11:55am

Cedarville’s Abraham Hernandez and Kendall Pittman placed in the Top 20 at the Decathlon held on May 21-22 at Cabot, while Alma’s Rachel Ray finished 20th in the Heptathlon.

Hernandez...

<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Andrew Smoot (7-11) and Anthony Reeves (1st) going around Turn 4 during Sunday’s Memorial Day Races at Crawford County Speedway.</p>

Racing: Drivers wrap up weekend of competition

Updated: May 30, 2014 11:55am

Jeff Metcalf earned an extra $600 as he won Sunday’s 360 E Modified feature race at Crawford County Speedway as part of the weekend of Memorial Day races.

Shawn Pinkerton was runner up after...

<p>SUBMITTED</p><p>The Van Buren 3,200-meter relay team placed fourth at the Meet of Champs on Saturday at Lake Hamilton High School in Pearcy and set a school record with a run of 10 minutes, 9.91 seconds. The relay team is comprised of (from left) Sage Mackin, Maria Valente, Logan Edwards and Madi Chitwood.</p>

Prep Track: Santillana, Rowland win at Meet of Champs

May 21, 2014 7:51am

Van Buren’s Maria Santillana and Alma’s Tres Rowland placed first in their respective events as several Crawford County athletes competed at the Meet of Champs Saturday at Lake Hamilton High...

Prep Softball: Lady Pointers fall to NLR in quarterfinals

May 21, 2014 7:50am

With one swing of the bat Monday, Van Buren found itself in a dead heat with North Little Rock in the 7A State Softball semifinals.

Then a controversial call in the last of the fourth...

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