It’s the time of the year that every college baseball fan looks forward to—the College World Series. The CWS is where the eight teams who have survived to this point of the NCAA tournament gather in Omaha, NE to determine the national championship of college baseball. The format is two sep…
It's no secret that most media members root for the team they cover. Most of the statewide ladies and gentlemen came from Arkansas and were thrilled to be able to watch them take down Ole Miss on Monday to punch a ticket to Omaha. But it's understood you CANNOT root on media row. Well, that …
They say the phrase "Game Seven" is the greatest two words in sports. These contests are where legends are made. In college baseball there isn’t a game seven, but there is a game three. In college baseball game three has the same meaning as game seven--win or go home. That’s exactly what …
Two wins away from the College World Series is where the Razorbacks find themselves as the only team that beat them in a home series comes to town, Ole Miss.
The Arkansas Activities Association has come out with conference alignments for the 2020-2022 cycle and there is some movement for local teams and their opponents.
Mason and Rylee Huie will represent Pottsville in this year’s Arkansas Activities Association all-star game.
Morrilton Devil Dog quarterback Jacolby Criswell has committed to the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
Sophia Hampton edged out Mary Kate Brown for softball Player of the Year during the Centennial Bank Brightest Stars Banquet on Thursday May 23. The two will be playing for the West team in the Arkansas Activities Association all-star game Friday, June 21.
The Arkansas Razorback baseball program has been a top tier program under Dave Van Horn since his arrival in Fayetteville in 2003. The program has seemed to take a leap in the past few years though. The program is starting to get into uncharted territory as they are now hosting the super r…
In the battle of aces the Razorbacks (43-17) pulled out their trump card and took a 3-1 victory over TCU (33-27). The win puts Arkansas into the regional final slated for Sunday at 8 pm.
During a special called school board meeting on May 31st, Dover School District administrators and board members proudly announced the appointment of Mr. Reed Mendoza as the Dover Pirates new Head Senior High Football Coach. Mendoza served as the Offensive Coordinator and Head Junior High Fo…
The SEC voted during its spring meetings Friday to lift a ban on selling alcoholic beverages in public areas at its athletic events.
The old Kenny Rogers song, The Gambler, says, “you’ve got to know when to hold ‘em and know when to fold ‘em.” Well, Arkansas and TCU knew when to hold ‘em as both the Razorbacks and Horned Frogs held their aces for game two of Saturday’s NCAA Fayetteville regional scheduled for 6:00 pm.
Freshman Connor Noland was efficient on Friday versus Central Connecticut State (30-22) he threw 5.1 innings allowing two hits, struck out two, and allowed two runs with only one of those runs being earned. The biggest number that came from Noland’s start was 58. That was the number of pitc…
Connor Noland the two sport athlete at the University of Arkansas will start game one of the NCAA regional Friday at 1 pm versus Central Connecticut State (30-21).
By Kevin McPherson
In Dave Van Horn’s 14th season as Arkansas’ skipper he missed the NCAA tournament. It came as somewhat of a shock to Razorback fans because Van Horn’s program had been the model of consistency. Some were questioning whether or not Dave had possibly lost that “it” factor. A few were even sof…
The Arkansas Razorbacks find themselves in the same position they were last season as they drew the number five overall seed. Now the question is can they parlay that into an appearance in the national championship series once again?
In a game that will likely decide a national seed Arkansas (41-15) will take on Georgia (43-14) Thursday at 4:30 pm. The Razorbacks and Bulldogs have not met on the field this season as each SEC team does not play three squads from the other division.
D1baseball.com puts out one of their final bracket projections before the NCAA tournament. The Razorbacks have been projected as the national three seed for several weeks now, but the Razorbacks lost to Texas A&M in their final series of the season and fell to the fifth overall seed. As…
Pottsville 7, Farmington 4
Russellville 1, Siloam Springs 0
The Russellville Lady Cyclones soccer team’s bid for a second state championship fell short to conference foe Little Rock Christian on Friday by a score of 5-1.
For the fifth time in school history the Pottsville softball team is making an appearance in the state finals Friday at 3:00 pm at the University of Arkansas’ Bogel Park. The Apaches will be making their third straight state title appearance and are looking to take home their second state c…
Pottsville 5, Morrilton 3 (8 innings)
The Russellville Cyclones find themselves in a familiar place in both men’s and women’s soccer—the state finals.
The Pottsville Apaches will be competing for the opportunity to play for the state championship in both baseball and softball on Monday.
The first round of the baseball and softball tournaments start Thursday. These are the start times for local teams of interest:
Abby James helped the Pottsville Lady Apaches basketball team this season to a regular season conference championship and district tournament runner-up has signed with Arkansas Tech. The 5’9” senior led the Lady Apaches in scoring and assists with 13 points per game and six assists.
Dave Van Horn picked win number 1,000 as a D1 head coach this weekend with his second win over Kentucky. The win clinched the Razorbacks third straight SEC series and moved Arkansas to 37-12 and 17-7 in the conference.
Submitted by Greg Jones and Lyndsey Hill
Clarksville’s Lance Fetters has been named Arkansas Activities Association Coach of the Year in girls swimming. The award is a state-wide award voted on by his peers.
Every two years the Arkansas Activities Association looks at attendance numbers in grades 9-11 and set their classifications accordingly. In the previous cycle the AAA decided to do something a bit different by allowing some schools to play in a lower classification in all sports other than…
D1baseball.com came out with their NCAA baseball projections on Wednesday. The Arkansas Razorbacks are projected as the number three overall seed. The hogs have come on strong as of late taking the SEC’s western division lead and tying the SEC overall lead with three series left. According…
The University of Arkansas has decided to reverse the stance on playing in-state schools on the gridiron. In what was a somewhat surprising announcement the university announced a series with the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff on Wednesday. The games are scheduled for 2021 and 2024. Bo…
Several area teams are participating in the various regional tournaments held around the state. Those teams will be vying for an opportunity to win a regional championship, but also move on to the state tournament.
Submitted by Joe Jones Pottsville won a hard fought 10 inning championship over Morrilton by a score of 5 to 4 in the 4-A District tournament. In the top of the third, Morrilton scored two runs on a single, a error and a triple to make it 2-0. The runner on 3rd scored on a pass ball to make …
Razorbacks Can Win it All
Morrilton 10, Pottsville 3
Atkins sophomore Lindsey Cox was honored as one of the best players in 3A by the Arkansas Basketball Coaches Association.
Atkins 14, Jessieville 2
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Clarksville 11, Dover 5
Atkins 8, Perryville 1