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Reflections on Hillis, Huskers, and Dragons

Subscriber onlyAs a boy I dreamed of the places I would go and things I would do, from riding the giant turtles in the Galapagos Islands to herding tiny reindeer with the Laplanders in the Arctic Circle. Continue reading...

Track and field: Hurley tops competition in high jump

Subscriber onlySam Hurley of Fayetteville is running and jumping higher this summer than most boys his age. Continue reading...

Har-Ber happy to be done with summer football travel

Subscriber only Springdale Har-Ber's football team was happy to be home after two long trips to Alabama for 7-on-7 competition. Continue reading...

Drillers spoil debut for Naturals’ Manaea

Minor League Baseball

Subscriber onlySean Manaea's Double-A debut for Northwest Arkansas didn't go so well. Continue reading...

Southwest Texas dominates Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas apparently didn't get its wake-up call Saturday morning. Continue reading...

Pivotal year for head coach Bielema in SEC

Subscriber onlyI have a friend, Rickey Wood of Jonesboro, who is quick with backhanded compliments, particularly when he notices a flaw in one's appearance. Continue reading...

American Pharoah in the lead for sports story of year

Subscriber onlyGrabbing the binoculars, I can see the leaders on the backstretch in the race for national sports story of the year. Continue reading...

Father, son head Springdale High athletics list

Subscriber only=A father and son combination highlights the list of inductees for the Springdale High School Athletics Hall of Fame. Continue reading...

Sticking to plan paying off nicely for Baxendale

Subscriber only DJ Baxendale is enjoying more success in his second stint at the Class AA level in the Minnesota Twins organization. Continue reading...

Yank the Southside flag and mascot but don’t overreach

Subscriber onlyAnyone even vaguely familiar with World War II will equate the swastika with Nazi Germany and the Holocaust where nearly 11 million people, mostly Jews, were killed. Continue reading...

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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

Huntsville’s Jaden Kinney plays defense during passing league at Springdale Har-Ber on Monday. Kinne...

Huntsville’s Jaden Kinney plays defense during passing league at Springdale Har-Ber on Monday. Kinney will play outside linebacker...

Published: July 10, 2013

Danny Abshier, Prairie Grove football coach, works on the field at Tiger Stadium. Abshier handles th...

Danny Abshier, Prairie Grove football coach, works on the field at Tiger Stadium. Abshier handles the maintenance for the grass fi...

Published: June 5, 2013

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