University of Arkansas signee Zack Jackson pitched eight solid innings to send Bryant to Saturday’s winners’ bracket finals after a 7-4 victory over Fort Smith.
Ray Sessions is back at his alma mater.
Paragould’s Layne Ditto leaps off second base after forcing out Jacksonville Tyson Flowers in Paragould’s 11-1 victory Saturday in the American Legion AAA state tournament in Conway. Ditto hit for the cycle in the victory.
CONWAY -- Jordan Gentry is a designated hitter for a reason.
BENTONVILLE -- Anna Mauromoustakos and Cameryn Cupelli will have another chance to line up side by side as teammates on Fayetteville's girls tennis team next month.
Bixby quarterback Tanner Griffin releases a pass Saturday during the championship game of Southwest Elite 7-on-7 tournament at Champions Stadium at Shiloh Christian in Springdale.
SPRINGDALE -- It took a series, but Tanner Griffin found his groove and provided Bixby, Okla., with the offense he had shown all weekend.
CONWAY -- Brandon Hawkins came into Friday's first-round game of the American Legion AAA State Tournament with a fresh arm and a positive outlook. The 6-3 left-hander walked out with a victory.
Jordon Curtis, Jenks (Okla.) High tailback/defensive back, plays Friday during their game against Elkins High.
ROGERS -- Chad Harbison ran out onto the field and did a little celebration as Elkins receiver Layne Evans jumped over a defender to haul in a touchdown pass.
Will Jarrett of Bentonville West throws against Broken Arrow, Okla., on Fridayduring the Southwest Elite 7-on-7 Tournament at Fayetteville High School.
FAYETTEVILLE - Bentonville West may be in its inaugural season, but it is already establishing a reputation with its opponents.
Sarah Schneringer, 14, will be a freshman at Bentonville West when it opens and hopes to be one of the first members of the Lady Wolverines tennis team. She played Friday in the Serena Smith Junior Open state tennis tournament at Memorial Park.
BENTONVILLE -- Sarah Schneringer wants to be part of the inaugural Bentonville West girls tennis team, and she'll have the opportunity to do that when she takes part in a tryout later this month.
A scheduling quirk has led to a pair of top local teams skipping out on the annual Southwest Elite 7-on-7 Showcase at Shiloh Christian.
Newly minted Olympic hurdler and sprinter Sydney McLaughlin, holds her award after she was honored, along with Jayson Tatum (not pictured), a forward headed to Duke, as the national prep athletes of the year Tuesday night, July 12, 2016, in Los Angeles.
Sydney McLaughlin is running with a fast crowd these days. The sprinter and hurdler heads to the Rio Olympics as the youngest member of the U.S. track and field team. First, though, she wants to get home, hug her dog and eat some junk food before taking on the world.
Two Northwest Arkansas programs familiar with one of the elite 7-on-7 tournaments are headed back again to see how they match up against some of the top teams in the nation.
SPRINGDALE -- Springdale High baseball coach Shohn Doty is headed back to the college ranks.