STAFF PHOTO ANDREW HUTCHINSON The Ecclesia College baseball team practices at the Tyson Sports Complex. The Royals at ranked No. 20 in the National Christian College Athletic Association poll, and have 33 players on the 2014 roster under second-year coach Derrion Hardie.

ECCLESIA: The Building of a Program

Ecclesia Baseball is in its Second Season

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Derrion Hardie watched as more than half of his baseball team struggled under the weight of a portable batting cage they were tasked with moving on a sunny Thursday afternoon in mid-April.

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Coaches tired of mistakes

Subscriber onlyThe false starts for the Arkansas football team reached a boiling point for Coach Bret Bielema during a team period early in Tuesday’s practice.

Recreational Sports
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Local Swimmers Claim State Titles

Subscriber onlySwimmers from the Northwest Arkansas Aquatics team recently competed in the Arkansas Age Group Championship meet in Fort Smith and came away with a third-place finish in overall team scoring.