NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE ...

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Caleb Royal of Rogers Heritage, top, and Grant Webb of Greenbrier wrestle Jan. 10 during competition in the Fayetteville Bulldog Invitational at Fayetteville High School. Royal won the 132-pound weight class in the tournament.

Rogers Heritage's Royal aims for state title

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Rogers Heritage's Caleb Royal is tired of finishing second.

High School Sports
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Allen handles a heavier load

Subscriber onlyIt took North Little Rock a little more than a half to adjust to not having senior guard K.J. Hill in the lineup Friday night, but a 23-10 third quarter proved to be the difference as the Charging Wildcats defeated Marion 68-40 in a 7A/6A-East Conference game in North Little Rock.

College Sports
T.J. Smith

Ex-Vandy commitment decides UA smart choice

Subscriber onlyArkansas didn't have to wait long to see if defensive end T.J. Smith of Moultrie (Ga.) Colquitt County would flip his commitment from Vanderbilt to the Razorbacks.

Recreational Sports
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Rogers Youth Wins State Golf Invitational

Subscriber onlyLOWELL -- Andrew Fakult first picked up a golf club around the age of four years old. Joining his father, Mike Fakult, and his older brother, Matthew, on the course, young Andrew didn't need long to figure out the game fit him like a glove.

Professional Sports
Jockey Channing Hill ...

Sugar Shock, no surprise, wins American Beauty

Subscriber onlyBettors had confidence Sugar Shock would win Saturday’s $100,000 American Beauty Stakes despite a seventh-month layoff and a distance, 6 furlongs, which left the 4-year-old daughter by Candy Ride with little margin for error.