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FAYETTEVILLE — Kevin Kopps became the eighth of Coach Dave Van Horn’s 2021 SEC champion Razorbacks to sign a Major League baseball contract.

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BATESVILLE — Lyon College head football coach Chris Douglas announced the hiring of Micheal Welch, who will join the staff as the Defensive Line Coach and Performance Coordinator.

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FAYETTEVILLE — A dozen former Razorbacks greats representing two different Hall of Honor classes will be inducted Sept. 17 into the University of Arkansas Sports Hall of Honor in ceremonies at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville.

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ROGERS — Cory Gray, chief of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Research Division, will join the Arkansas Chapter of the Backcountry Hunters and Anglers for a special “pint night” presentation on chronic wasting disease at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 22, at the Ozark Beer Co.

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ROGERS — Rifle and handgun shooters now can access a redesigned, renovated and reopened shooting range at Hobbs State Park Conservation Area near here following a two-year rebuilding project. Arkansas State Parks officially reopened the doors to the range in June. The range features five sho…

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LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and its partners in conservation are hosting special workshops throughout the state to help landowners improve the wildlife habitat on their property. Whether your focus is deer, turkey, quail or the many non-game species that depend upon h…

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LITTLE ROCK — Thirty-three hunters drew permits to pursue alligators on public land during the 2021 season, but many opportunities remain for those who didn’t draw for public hunts.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas senior linebacker Grant Morgan and junior safety Jalen Catalon and junior receiver Treylon Burks were named to prestigious college football awards preseason watch lists Monday.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Charlie Welch, the Baum-Walker Stadium folk hero whose game-winning pinch-hit double vs. Florida clinched the Razorbacks’ SEC championship, has played his last game for Arkansas.

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BATESVILLE — The Lyon College men’s and women’s cross country teams will compete in four regular-season events and the American Midwest Conference Championships this fall as Head Coach Adam Trausch released the Scots’ schedules on Thursday.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Because COVID-19 protocol canceled the entire 2020 week’s gathering, then-first-year Arkansas Coach Sam Pittman did not talk during the season debut at last year’s SEC Football Media Days.

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FAYETTEVILLE — As humble off the mound as he was 2021 confident on it, Arkansas Razorbacks reliever Kevin Kopps displayed both qualities interviewed Thursday after sweeping college baseball’s two most prestigious awards nationally honoring its Player of the Year.

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Conway — Today the Conway Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced plans to sign 30 student athletes from the University of Central Arkansas to “Name, Image, and Likeness” (NIL) agreements. The student athletes will be trained as “ambassadors and brand representatives” touting the Ar…

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JONESBORO — Arkansas State quarterback Layne Hatcher, a 2020 All-Sun Belt Conference selection ranked among the top seven players in school history for both career passing touchdowns and yards, was named Monday to the 2021 Maxwell Award Watch List.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Tuesday’s third and final day with the last 10 rounds of the Major League Baseball draft concluded with six more either current Arkansas Razorbacks or high school seniors signed by Coach Dave Van Horn’s Razorbacks now able to consider professional options.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — 18 Lyon College student-athletes were named to the Sooner Athletic Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, which was released by the conference on Wednesday afternoon.

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JONESBORO — Thirteen-time Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year Jim Patchell has agreed to a new three-year contract to lead the Arkansas State track and field and cross country programs, Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics Tom Bowen announced Tuesday.

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Wednesday evening via Twitter, rising Batesville senior Gage Wood announced his decision to flip his baseball commitment from Kansas State to Arkansas.

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LITTLE ROCK — On June 19th, Melbourne High School students Roby Cooper and Jenna Lawrence were honored in the All Arkansas Preps awards ceremony.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Disregarding his by breaking into pro baseball advanced 24 years age while lunging for his Dick Howser Award status as the best player in 2021 collegiate baseball, the San Diego Padres drafted Arkansas Razorbacks sixth-year senior relief pitcher Kevin Kopps in the third round …

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BATESVILLE — Lyon College head football coach Chris Douglas announced that James Grinde will be the Scots’ new Tight Ends and Full Backs Coach. Grinde comes to Lyon after recently serving as an assistant coach at Garden City Community College.

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CONWAY — University of Central Arkansas pitcher Noah Cameron was taken in the seventh round by the Kansas City Royals in Monday’s Major League Baseball Draft.

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JONESBORO — Arkansas State head women’s soccer coach Brian Dooley released the Red Wolves 2021 schedule on Friday. The 18-game slate features eight contests at the A-State Soccer Complex, including non-conference matches against Ole Miss, Kansas and Tulsa.

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FAYETTEVILLE — What Sam Pittman wants by the start of Arkansas’ August preseason football practices is easier achieved than it used to be.

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BATESVILLE — For their first game at home in a month, the Batesville Highwaymen hosted the Mountain Home Lockerroom team for a double header on Saturday evening at Terry Sims Diamond Sports Complex.

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LITTLE ROCK — Twenty Arkansans will have the hunt of a lifetime this fall as they chase elk on public land in The Natural State. Their names were chosen via random computerized draw last week.

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SPRINGDALE — Striped bass on the Atlantic Coast may travel hundreds of miles from the ocean to freshwater bays to spawn, but thanks to the efforts of Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists, some landlocked stripers in Beaver, Norfork and Ouachita lakes can claim a spawning run measurin…

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STUTTGART — Former AGFC Commissioner W.R. “Witt” Stephens Jr. and former AGFC Biologist and Assistant Director Carl Hunter will be added into the Arkansas Waterfowler Hall of Fame in an induction ceremony September 23 at Chenal Country Club in Little Rock. Members of the 2020 class also will…

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HEBER SPRINGS — Although not normally thought of as float streams, Arkansas’s trout-fishing areas are quickly gaining solid reputations with the growing numbers of kayak anglers in the Natural State. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission would like to remind all boaters that preparing for a …

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HEBER SPRINGS — Although not normally thought of as float streams, Arkansas’s trout-fishing areas are quickly gaining solid reputations with the growing numbers of kayak anglers in the Natural State. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission would like to remind all boaters that preparing for a …

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The Harding women’s golf team had a program record six golfers named WGCA All-American Scholars when the list was announced on Tuesday. A total of 1,432 golfers from all around the country were named WGCA All-American Scholars.

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In a negotiated guilty plea to a number of amended charges, Catrell Lamont Wallace has been sentenced to 120 days in the Saline County Detention Center and 12 months of probation.

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CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Bears will embark on their first 16-game ASUN Conference basketball schedule beginning in early January.

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FRISCO, Texas – The Southland Conference announced its yearly all-academic teams for men’s and women’s track & field along with its Student-Athlete of the Year on Tuesday. Ajah Criner, Jared Hamilton, Jaron Hamilton, Zachary Jewell, Tamara Reeves, and Tyler Rose all earned Academic All-S…

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BATESVILLE — Kiwanis Youth Football is now joining with the Batesville School District to offer tackle football for fourth, fifth and sixth graders that are in the Batesville School District. Third grade football will not be available.

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JONESBORO — The Arkansas State Athletics Department announced Thursday it has created a Young Alumni Program, an initiative designed to keep new graduates engaged with the Red Wolves following their time as students attending Arkansas State University.

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FAYETTEVILLE — A record-setting athletics year, including one NCAA title and 10 Southeastern Conference regular season and tournament championships, elevated the University of Arkansas to a program best No. 8 finish in the 2020-21 Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup final standings released…

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FAYETTEVILLE — In Arkansas, first as a McDonald’s High School All-American at Little Rock Hall then as a 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 Razorback, Bobby Portis shined as a white collar star statewide appreciated for blue-collar attributes while a 2013-2014 All-SEC Freshman and 2014-2015 SEC Player …

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JONESBORO — On Thursday, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) tabbed Arkansas State baseball’s Ben Klutts to the Academic All-District Team.

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Whatever the plusses and minuses occur from opening the Pandora’s box of Names, Image and Likeness for college athletes it seems the University of Arkansas has prepared itself and begun preparing its athletes as well it can through unchartered waters.

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CONWAY, Ark. – Head Coach Sandra Rushing and the Central Arkansas women's basketball team announced the addition of Allie Banks and Tiffany Phillips to the coaching staff Thursday. The additions bring a plethora of knowledge and experience to Conway.

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CONWAY — University of Central Arkansas’ Kolby Johnson was named to the 2020-21 CoSIDA Academic All-District 6 Baseball team this week.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Transfer pitcher Callie Turner is the newest member of the Arkansas softball team as announced by Razorback head coach Courtney Deifel. Turner comes to The Hill after pitching two seasons at Tennessee and will be immediately eligible for the 2022 season as a redshirt sophomore…