Knee jerk reactions abound in our society. Right now, they seem to be the rule, not the exception, when dealing with the COVID-19 virus. The NCAA probably made the biggest knee jerk reaction of any by cancelling all winter/spring sport championships. While it is sad that March Madness isn’t …

Razorback basketball player Mason Jones has received one of the top honors in the college basketball as he was named SEC Player of the Year by the Associated Press. Jones was awarded Player of the Year despite the team finishing 11th out of 14 in the SEC. 

The Quitman Lady Bulldogs (28-3) have made their presence felt in class 2A recently and they look poised to do that again in 2020 as they defeated the Hector Lady Wildcats (8-21) 84-45 on Tuesday.

It wasn’t supposed to end this way, but someone forgot to inform the Jonesboro Hurricane (17-10).  Coach Wes Swift and his Jonesboro team handed Russellville (23-6) their first home loss of the season.  Unfortunately, for the Cyclones it was in the first round of the state tournament and sub…

The Pottsville Apaches (16-12) fell to Ozark (23-9) in the 4A North Regional regional final on Saturday night 44-38.  Pottsville has won 11 of their last 14 games, but Ozark has been two of their three losses during that span.  

While the Russellville Cyclones are still four games away from the postseason play the smaller schools (4A and below) are gearing up for district tournaments around the area. Some of them are in win-or-go-home situations starting Monday.

Brandon Bunton and Drew Rust may have been rivals on the football field, but they will now be teammates on the college level as they both chose the green and gold of Arkansas Tech and the Wonder Boys.

Saturday Arkansas picked up their third loss of the season against Kentucky. Making that loss sting that much more it was their eighth straight loss to the Kentucky Wildcats. It wasn’t without a fight.  With just under eight minutes Kentucky coach John Calipari took a huge chance as the mome…

FAYETTEVILLE — Whatever gameplan Vanderbilt head coach Jerry Stackhouse drew up to slow down Arkansas leading scorers Mason Jones and Isaiah Joe — two of the SEC’s top four point-producers — it was brilliant as the duo was shut out in the first half and held in check for most of the game.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – New Arkansas head coach Sam Pittman has completed his on-field coaching staff with the hire of four new assistants – Jon Cooper, Scott Fountain, Derrick LeBlanc and Jimmy Smith.

Arkansas has named a new head football coach and that coach is Sam Pittman.  Pittman comes from Georgia where he was renowned as the best offensive line coach in the country by some.  Rivals.com rates Pittman the best recruiter in the SEC and third best in the nation. He had a stint at Arkan…

QUITMAN--Amelia Besterfeldt hit for 22 points, 5 rebounds and 4 steals and teammate Kaylee Singleton accounted for 21 points 5 assists and 5 steals as the Lady Pirates rolled to an 84 to 21 win over the J.A. Fair Lady War Eagles. Singleton was perfect in all aspects in the shooting departmen…

Bree McCrotty poured in 29 points and had 3 steals as the Jr. Lady Pirates ran their record to 11-0 (0-0) on the year. Avie Reams pulled down 6 boards, had 2 blocks and added 8 points and Logan Young (7 points) and Kylee Hodge (8 points in first quarter) rounded out the Lady Pirate scoring.