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The Izard County Cougars sweep in a doubleheader against the Calico Rock Pirates (2-6, 2-4), 18-1 and 15-0, on the road Thursday afternoon.

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FAYETTEVILLE — The spring practice run-blocking emphasis that Arkansas Head Coach/longtime ex-offensive line coach Sam Pittman put on the offensive line indeed has improved run-blocking, Arkansas junior center Ricky Stromberg said.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Off of his 19-9 Arkansas Razorbacks women’s basketball game, Coach Mike Neighbors beamed Thursday night watching All-American/first-team All-SEC guard Chelsea Dungee and second-team All-SEC guard Destiny Slocum become professionals selected in the WNBA draft.

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JONESBORO — Arkansas State fans will have the opportunity to get their first look at the Red Wolves in action under new head coach Butch Jones on Saturday, April 17, when the program will host its 2021 Pack Day Spring Game presented by JTown’s at 2:00 p.m. at Centennial Bank Stadium.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Paced by Matt Goodheart’s 4 for 4 with two home runs, a double and single and five RBI, four Arkansas Razorbacks hit two home runs each totaling eight home runs while totaling the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions, 26-1 Wednesday at Baum-Walker Stadium.

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RUSSELLVILLE — The third annual Arkansas Sports Media High School Basketball Super Team was released Thursday afternoon and it includes the first ever 3-time members of the team.

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With the Coach Dave Van Horn’s 26-5 Razorbacks baseball team ranked No. 1 nationally and Coach Courtney Deifel’s 33-5 Razorbacks women’s softball team ranked No. 10 nationally, the UA has put in bids for each to host NCAA Regional Tournaments.

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For the first three innings of Tuesday’s game between the Southside Southerners (4-13, 1-7) and the Highland Rebels (10-8, 4-6) it seemed like the first team to score two runs would win. However, the Southerners scored five runs in the final two innings and came up short.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Coming off the program’s first NCAA Tournament Elite Eight appearance in more than 25 years, the University of Arkansas has signed head men’s basketball coach Eric Musselman to a new employment agreement that could extend Musselman’s tenure in Fayetteville through at least the…

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BATESVILLE — This year, Lyon College will welcome four new members – J.T. Baker (’00), David Higgs (’97), Nathan Read (’02) and Norris Weintz (’06) – and two men’s basketball teams – 1982-83 and 1983-84 – to its Athletic Hall of Fame with its annual banquet at The River Steakhouse in Batesvi…

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The Izard County Cougars (8-2, 4-1) defeated the Concord Pirates (1-8, 0-7), 15-0 and 20-0 in a doubleheader at Cougar Field Tuesday afternoon. Gunner Gleghorn threw a no hitter in the first game and Denton Reiley threw one in the night cap.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Other than against Christian Franklin, the now 2-20, the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions pitched better against the nationally No. 1 University of Arkansas Razorbacks Tuesday night at Baum-Walker Stadium than the then nationally No. 3 Ole Miss Rebels pitched Sun…

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IRVING, Texas — Lyon College senior kicker/punter Ignacio Gomez was named to the National Football Foundation’s Hampshire Honor Society on Wednesday.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas’ comeback kids were beset with coming back from losing an 11-0 lead but did so Sunday in Oxford, Mis.. to wrest best in the SEC West from the Ole Miss Rebels.

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In a game that was constantly threatened by weather, the Melbourne Bearkatz and the Tuckerman Bulldogs made it through without any stoppage Friday afternoon.

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Junior Rhett Morrison threw five innings and struck out 11 batters Friday afternoon for the Melbourne Bearkatz. The Bearkatz fell to the Tuckerman Bulldogs 1-0.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas All-American Moses Moody’s long anticipated declaration to enter the NBA draft became official Friday.

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CONWAY — After winning the first two games of its series yesterday, the Lyon College baseball clinched their series against Central Baptist College with a split in the final two games on Saturday. The Mustangs won game three of the series, 6-3, but the Scots bounced back in the finale and wo…

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The American Midwest Conference volleyball All-Conference awards were released today, and three Lyon College volleyball players were recognized for their efforts on the court this season. Maggee Hobson (SR/Oxford, Miss.) earned All-AMC First Team honors, while Adia Sherbeyn …

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Izard County High School will host the Annual North Arkansas Senior Showcase on April 24 at the Cougar Den in Brockwell to honor the outstanding graduating high school senior basketball players in the North Arkansas area. The high school boys’ and girls’games will be broadcast on KSAR 92.3 F…

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FAYETTEVILLE — Indeed there’s no rest for the weary if the Arkansas Razorbacks’ beleaguered bullpen spent against SEC West rival Ole Miss last Friday and Saturday can’t vacation while the Hogs host the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions nonconference tonight and Wednesday.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Reviewing great Arkansas hitters of the Dave Van Horn 2003-present Razorbacks coaching era and it’s hard to think of many starting better than freshman right fielder Cayden Wallace of Greenbrier

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Cougars defeat the West Side Eagles. 14-0, on the road today. The Cougars (7-2 and 1-1) had a combined 2 hit shutout on the mound by Noah Everett (4 innings) and Chase Orf (3 innings).

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The Southside Lady Southerners dropped a heartbreaker to former conference foe, the Stuttgart Lady Ricebirds, Thursday afternoon. The Lady Southerners (5-6, 2-2) led by four with two outs in the top of the seventh. The Lady Birds tied the game and won in the eighth, 7-6.

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43 runs seems like a week’s worth of runs for two teams. However, that is the combined total the Batesville Lady Pioneers and the Jonesboro Hurricane put up in just two and a half hour’s work Tuesday afternoon.

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Lyon College women’s cross country freshman Clare Wilber put together the best performance of her career on Friday as she recorded a new personal record in the 5K at the NAIA Women’s Cross Country National Championship.

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The state of Arkansas lost an icon in the coaching world Thursday morning. Dwight Lofton was a staple of his community of Forest City for over 30 years. He brought the town a 5A boys basketball state title in 2018.

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COLUMBIA, Mo. — The No. 6-seeded Lyon College volleyball team had a rematch against No. 3-seeded Columbia College in the American Midwest Conference Tournament Quarterfinals. The Scots battled the Cougars in each set, but the hosts proved to be too much for Lyon as the Scots lost in straight sets.

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BATESVILLE — The Batesville Pioneers welcomed the Jonesboro Hurricane to town for a matchup between the top two teams in the 5A East. The Hurricane blew over the Pioneers 12-0 and 11-1 in their double header.

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BATESVILLE — 22-21 is not a weird football score from a spring scrimmage. No, it was the final score in the first game between the Batesville Lady Pioneer and Jonesboro Hurricane Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Pioneers swept the Hurricane 22-21 and 12-2.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Jump-started by Cayden Wallace’s first-inning home run against the wind starting a 4-0 lead after three innings, and bolstered by a bullpen blanking the final 4 1-3 innings, the customarily coming from behind University of Arkansas Razorbacks start to finish beat the Universit…

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The Batesville Pioneers fell to the Jonesboro Hurricane 12-0. The Hurricane won the second game 11-1

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Mason Luna of Viola, Caleb Faulkner of Izard County, and Travis Gentry of West Side Greers Ferry were named All State by the 1A 2 Conference in senior boys basketball recently.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Chelsea Dungee was named a Women’s Basketball Coaches Association All-American, announced today. She was one of ten named to the Coaches’ All-American Team, and the first Razorback since Delmonica DeHorney all the way back in 1991 to earn the honor.

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BATESVILLE — The Lyon College football team took a 24-21 lead over Oklahoma Panhandle State with just under three minutes left in the game but the Aggies would go on to score the game-winning touchdown with 27 seconds remaining as the Scots fell by a score of 27-24 on Saturday.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas’ resilient Razorbacks overcame 4-0 and 5-0 deficits to Auburn Friday and Saturday for 6-5 victories, Saturday’s on Christian Franklin’s 10th-inning RBI single past third, to win two of their 3-game SEC West baseball series at Baum-Walker Stadium.

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BATESVILLE — The Lyon College volleyball team welcomed (RV) Columbia College to Batesville for the Scots’ regular-season finale. The Scots pushed the Cougars in each set, but Columbia proved up for the challenge as the Cougars earned the three-set victory.

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The Arkansas Activates Association has announced the 2021 All-State and All-Tournament teams for basketball.

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Probably the toughest and most trying high school basketball season in the modern era came to a close over the weekend as all 12 state championship games were played without any problems at the Bank OZK Arena inside the Hot Springs Convention Center.