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Football: Farmington keeps Pointers guessing

Sep 20, 2014 11:00pm

FARMINGTON – Friday’s Farmington-Van Buren game was something of a surprise as both teams entered undefeated through the first two weeks.

It didn’t take long, though, to see which one would...

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<p>photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL</p><p>Alma’s Karen Morris serves during the match against Van Buren at the City Courts on Thursday.</p>

Extra Sets: Van Buren vs. Alma, Aug. 28

Sep 10, 2014 11:39am

photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL

Alma’s Karen Morris serves during the match against Van Buren at the City Courts on Thursday.

photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL

Alma’s Zack Wofford...

Football: County teams open season

Sep 10, 2014 11:39am

Alma participates in the Hooten’s Kickoff Classic before the Pirates and the Dragons battle for the county Treasure Chest, and Van Buren hits the road to open the 2014 football season.

Alma...

<p>photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL</p><p>Alma freshman quarterback Garrison Jensen goes airborne when he’s tackled in the second half of Thursday’s junior high opener at Smith-Robinson Stadium in Greenwood. The Bulldogs won 8-0.</p>

JH Football: Greenwood holds off Alma

Sep 10, 2014 11:39am

A late touchdown and a turnover kept Alma from rallying back in the second half as Greenwood won the opening round 8-0 early Thursday evening at Smith-Robinson Stadium.

The Bulldogs finally...

<p>photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL</p><p>Andrew Riggs, son of Nathan and Michelle Riggs, helps put ice in the various buckets for the ice bucket challenge on Aug. 23 during the community pep rally at Blakemore Field.</p>

Extra Points: Icing the water; Dragon scrimmage

Sep 10, 2014 11:38am

photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL

Andrew Riggs, son of Nathan and Michelle Riggs, helps put ice in the various buckets for the ice bucket challenge on Aug. 23 during the community pep rally at...

Tennis: Van Buren sweeps Alma in home opener

Sep 10, 2014 11:38am

Van Buren swept Alma in the home opener at the City Courts on Thursday.

The Pointers won 12-1 and the Lady Pointers took each set, 11-0.

“We really had a good day all around,” said Van...

Golf: Coble leads Pointers

Sep 10, 2014 11:38am

Kaleb Coble earned medalist honors as Van Buren defeated Southside Wednesday in a round of golf.

Coble fired a 35 and Van Buren turned in a 148, 17 strokes lower than Southside’s 163. Connor...

Volleyball: Southside sweeps Van Buren

Sep 10, 2014 11:38am

Longtime Van Buren volleyball coach Stephanie Hill has had her share of matches against Southside.

Something that impressed Hill after the latest match between the Pointerettes and the...

Volleyball: Rogers rallies past Alma

Sep 10, 2014 11:38am

Rogers coach Jeana Breedlove might have had that sinking feeling in the early moments of Tuesday’s nonconference volleyball match at Alma.

The biggest volleyball arena in the state hasn’t...

<p>photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL</p><p>Jaden Talley practices Friday afternoon at the City Courts. Talley teams up with Katja Wiederkeher as one of the Lady Pointers doubles team. The Pointers and Lady Pointers hosted a JV match against Rogers on Thursday, but will travel to Bentonville for a tri-match on Monday against Bentonville and Northside.</p>

Van Buren Tennis: Seniors lead squad

Sep 10, 2014 11:37am

The Pointers return five seniors on the 23-person roster as the 2014 campaign begins.

Returning this season is Jaden Talley, Houston Anderson, Brett Dunn, Ty Dunn and Dylan Killough.

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<p>photo by HOOTENS.COM</p><p>Alma all-state quarterback Evan Burris won the footlong chili dog eating contest Thursday during the Hootens.com Kickoff Classic news conference. Alma kicks off the season against 2013 state runner-up Poteau (Okla.) Sept. 4 at Mayo-Thompson Stadium in Fort Smith. Future Arkansas Razorback quarterback Ty Storey and defending state champ Charleston kick off the doubleheader event against Shiloh Christian at 5:30 p.m.</p>

Extra Points: Burris wins contest

Sep 10, 2014 11:37am

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Alma all-state quarterback Evan Burris won the footlong chili dog eating contest Thursday during the Hootens.com Kickoff Classic news conference. Alma kicks off the...

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