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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...

All-Arkansas major-league lineup full of talent

Subscriber onlyThere’s been some movement since April when I wrote about former Arkansas baseball players doing well in the high minors. So much so that we could almost field a lineup of former Razorbacks in the major leagues. Continue reading...

High school coaches held a variety of summer jobs

Subscriber onlyToday's topic is a continuation from last week, when I asked area high school coaches to share summer work experiences that inspired or horrified them into continuing their education. Continue reading...

Four from area to compete in national finals rodeo

Subscriber only Emma Grace Easley of Lowell and Kenzie Castor of Springdale are headed out west accompanied by Freckles, Katie and Bear. Continue reading...

Football: Coaches got their hands dirty working summer jobs

Subscriber onlyI had already made plans that summer many years ago when my parents tag-teamed me with a command that shattered my world of leisure. Continue reading...

Pointers ruled the state behind Boster, Sandlin

Subscriber onlyRemember when Van Buren was really good in football? Probably not, considering it has had only one winning season since 2000. But the Pointers were top dogs in 1996 with a 12-1-1 record and a state championship in Arkansas’ largest classification. Continue reading...

Bareback riders get rodeo off to a good start

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Bill Tutor has a thing for Miss Dunny. Continue reading...

Evans returns home for Rodeo of the Ozarks

Subscriber onlyChad Evans has already put 22,000 miles on a new truck he bought two months ago. 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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