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<p>photo by VONDA NORWOOD</p><p>Van Buren’s Dylan Kinney shoots for three points during the Pointers’ win on Friday at Clair Bates Arena.</p>

Basketball: Pointers edge Conway

Jan 19, 2015 9:27am

Dylan Kinney and Rustin Hawkins aren’t the first options on Van Buren’s offense. They’re probably not the second or third many times.

So it made all too much sense in the fourth quarter that...

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<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Mountainburg’s Weston Bull (53) and the rest of the offensive line blocks for Clayton Stephenson during Friday’s game at Dragon Field.</p>

Football: Alma, Pointers battle for momentum

Oct 29, 2014 4:05am

Van Buren heads to Alma for a 7A/6A Central Conference game while Cedarville hosts Senior Night and Mountainburg wraps up its season on the road.

Van Buren at Alma

“Van Buren week is...

Column: Montgomery exemplifies best about school, community

Oct 29, 2014 4:06am

Braydon Montgomery was bored when he was 12. Well, as bored as some 12-year-old boys would think of themselves as being bored.

So, he tagged along with a cousin to Van Buren’s Tennis Camp...

<p>photo by TWILA KING</p><p>Mulberry’s Trevor Martin (middle) grabs the rebound during Friday’s home opener.</p>

Basketball: Mulberry wins in OT

Oct 29, 2014 4:05am

Mulberry’s Shawn Price grabs a defensive rebound late in the to give Yellow Jackets the possession and Trevor Martin is fouled, but sinks both free throws as Mulberry won its home opener on Friday...

Basketball: Anderson believes team’s on right course

Oct 29, 2014 4:06am

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Mike Anderson doesn’t want his team to get caught up in preseason prognostications.

The fourth-year coach did gain something from the fact the Razorbacks were...

<p>photo by U.S. GRANT</p><p>Arkansas’s Alan D’Appollonio celebrates his touchdown after a trick play, thrown by Sebastian Tretola, after a fourth-and-goal at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on Saturday.</p>

Hogs: Team preps for Mississippi State

Oct 29, 2014 4:05am

Excuse Arkansas for not feeling any added excitement as they prepare for Saturday’s game against top-ranked Mississippi State (7-0, 4-0 in SEC).

It may be the Razorbacks’ first crack at No....

Hogs: Razorback Rewind — Arkansas 45, UAB 17

Oct 28, 2014 2:45pm

Grading the Five Keys

1. Eliminate Turnovers — B+

Arkansas’ offense made it through the 45-17 win against UAB without turning the ball over Saturday, erasing last week’s disastrous...

Football: Harding stuns No. 4 Reddies

Oct 28, 2014 2:35pm

SEARCY - Senior wide receiver Donatella Luckett scored on a 3-yard reverse with 17 seconds left, and the Harding defense held the vaunted No. 4 Henderson State offense scoreless in the second half...

<p>photo by GEORGE “CLAY” MITCHELL</p><p>Alma’s Garrison Jensen is ready to throw the pass during the first half of Thursday’s junior high game at Blakemore Field.</p>

JH Football: Alma fends off VBFA rally

Oct 25, 2014 4:06am

Special teams and defense spelled the difference as Alma was able to hold off a surging VBFA squad Thursday night at Blakemore Field to win 37-30.

The game was complete with some old-school...

<p>photo by TWILA KING</p><p>Mulberry’s Luke Anderson competes at the Class 2A State at Fort Smith.</p>

Tennis: Anderson, Montgomery advance to Meet of Champs

Oct 25, 2014 4:05am

Area tennis players participated in their respective state tournaments with Mulberry’s Luke Anderson winning the Class 2A title, and Van Buren’s Braydon Montgomery finished runner-up in Class 7A...

Football: Bryant runs past Pointers

Oct 24, 2014 11:25pm

Bryant went into Van Buren with the best running attack in the 7A/6A-Central, and they solidified their standing on Friday night.

Bryant ran for 271 of its 416 yards and overpowered Van...

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