This is the seventh of an 11 part series of every team in the River Valley Touchdowns coverage area where I asked each coach three questions that need to be answered in order to have a successful season.

This is the sixth of an 11 part series of every team in the River Valley Touchdowns coverage area where I asked each coach three questions that need to be answered in order to have a successful season.

This is the fifth of an 11 part series of every team in the River Valley Touchdowns coverage area where I asked each coach three questions that need to be answered in order to have a successful season.

This is the fourth of an 11 part series of every team in the River Valley Touchdowns coverage area where I asked each coach three questions that need to be answered in order to have a successful season.

This is the third part of an 11 part series of every team in the River Valley Touchdowns coverage area where I asked each coach three questions that need to be answered in order to have a successful season.

Sayvion Brock was a promising sophomore for the 5A West champion Russellville basketball team last season.  The day before the Cyclone’s first round state tournament basketball game Brock’s life changed dramatically. Brock was told that his basketball career would have to come to an end very…

This is the second part of an 11 part series of every team in the River Valley Touchdowns coverage area where I asked each coach three questions that need to be answered in order to have a successful season.

This is the first part of an 11 part series of every team in the River Valley Touchdowns coverage area where I asked each coach three questions that need to be answered in order to have a successful season.

When speaking of the University of Arkansas football team there is a story to be told.  On April 1, 2012, everything changed for the Razorback football program.  Then, throw in what was supposed to be a splash hire in getting Bret Bielema from Wisconsin the day after winning the Big Ten cham…

The Elite 11 is a quarterback competition that is a tournament style format that judges who is deemed the best quarterback in the nation.  Morrilton Devil Dog Jacolby Criswell is showing up big.  Through four days of the competition Criswell is ranked as the fourth overall quarterback in the…

If a coach ever wanted a “how to” manual on how to not close out games in the fourth quarter all they would need to do is watch the Arkansas Razorback football team under Bret Bielema.  Fourth quarter gaffe after fourth quarter gaffe is what defined his tenure at Arkansas.  Bielema, who went…

Most people did not expect the Razorback baseball squad to make it back to Omaha this season, but Arkansas had players step up in key roles to catapult them to the SEC West, regional, and super regional championships. 

Coming into Arkansas’ opening game of the College World Series you couldn’t have scripted it any better for the Razorbacks.  How does this sound? One of the last two teams to get into the NCAA baseball tournament in their first game--not to mention Michigan, the other last team, beating eigh…

Don’t forget these words.  The University of Arkansas is a baseball school.  For some, this fact is hard to accept, considering that football is what the state takes the most pride in, or that basketball has the most recent major championship. 

If you don’t know by now Arkansas is going to Omaha.  This marks the sixth time under Dave Van Horn and the fifth time in the last ten seasons.  Also, if you didn’t know by now it took an amazing effort from a guy who didn’t get recruited as a pitcher to save the Hogs bacon.

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 …

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…

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 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…

 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?