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Pitch counts, Big 12, movies and Malzahn take their turns

Subscriber onlyWe’ll take a step back before moving forward in a segmented version of this weekly offering. Continue reading...

O'Hearn powers Naturals past Corpus Christi

Subscriber onlyRyan O'Hearn unloaded twice against Corpus Christi Wednesday night. Continue reading...

Competition moves to Northwest Arkansas high schools for sports apparel giants

Subscriber onlyRogers High School athletic teams dropped their bill for uniforms this year by an estimated $41,000 thanks to sports apparel maker Under Armour. Continue reading...

Baseball: Governing body delivers with limit for high school pitchers

Subscriber onlyIt is standard for sports writers to ask a coach following a high school baseball game the won-lost record of his team and his pitcher. Continue reading...

Natural state home to all-time greats in baseball

Subscriber onlyToday's topic is a continuation from two weeks ago when I presented a lineup of former Razorbacks currently in the major leagues. Continue reading...

Toups' single gives Nats victory in 13th

Subscriber onlyThe Northwest Arkansas Naturals went to extra innings Tuesday to clinch its series with the Arkansas Travelers. Continue reading...

Baseball: Toups lefts Naturals past Travs in 13 innings

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas went to extra innings Tuesday to clinch its series with Arkansas. Continue reading...

Baseball: Pennington embraces the real purpose of youth sports

Subscriber onlyMost people wouldn't want a job that involves standing in the heat for hours and being yelled at on occasion by parents in different languages. Continue reading...

Preventing heat-related illnesses has become a priority

Subscriber onlyPlayers practice to be at peak performance on game day. Continue reading...

DeJong decides game in 10th inning for Cardinals

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Springfield's power hitter came through in the clutch on Saturday. Continue reading...

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Mike Loyd visits with Rogers High supporters after being named the new head coach of the Mounties. L...

Mike Loyd visits with Rogers High supporters after being named the new head coach of the Mounties. Loyd, 59, has coached for 30 ye...

Published: February 21, 2016

Candace Reed, a fifth-grade teacher at Prairie Grove, displays some items up for bid during a silent...

Candace Reed, a fifth-grade teacher at Prairie Grove, displays some items up for bid during a silent auction Friday at Tiger Stadi...

Published: October 4, 2015

Peyton Powell has qualified for the state meet in the 400 and as a member of Har-Ber’s 4X400-meter r...

Peyton Powell has qualified for the state meet in the 400 and as a member of Har-Ber’s 4X400-meter relay team. He will continue hi...

Published: April 23, 2015

Troy Goss is a starting defensive lineman as a junior for Arkansas-Pine Bluff. He has 11 tackles thi...

Troy Goss is a starting defensive lineman as a junior for Arkansas-Pine Bluff. He has 11 tackles this season for the Lions, who fa...

Published: September 20, 2013

Senior Jacob Storilie will take over at quarterback this season for Prairie Grove. Storlie replaces ...

Senior Jacob Storilie will take over at quarterback this season for Prairie Grove. Storlie replaces Cooper Winters, a three-year s...

Published: September 1, 2013

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