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Posted: August 10, 2012 at 1:37 a.m.

New York Knicks guard Ronnie Brewer (Fayetteville, Arkansas Razorbacks) greets students Thursday as they line up to receive school supplies at the Fayetteville Boys and Girls Club. Current members of the Arkansas men’s and women’s basketball teams also were on hand to distribute school supplies to students. Video available at

FOOTBALL Rison player still hospitalized Justin Ross, a senior tight end/defensive end for Rison, remained in serious condition late Thursday afternoon at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, according to a hospital spokesman. Ross suffered a head injury in a Tuesday afternoon car accident near Rison that killed teammate Logan Prescott and injured a third Wildcat, senior offensive guard/linebacker Josh Cook. Rison Coach Clay Totty said Cook (hip fracture) hopes to be released today from Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.

Brewer, Razorbacks distribute backpacks

Former Arkansas guard Ronnie Brewer and current members of the Razorbacks' basketball team distributed backpacks to children at the Fayetteville Boys & Girls Club on Thursday. (By Matt Jones)
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