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Talking King Cotton comeback and other sports topics

Subscriber onlyHigh school teams playing in Class 7A for football and Class 6A for other sports has me more confused than usual, which is my excuse for a segmented version of this weekly column. Continue reading...

Elkins opens new football stadium with a win

Subscriber onlyELKINS -- Something happened 44 years ago with Elkins football that appeared in newspapers all over the country for a single-game performance. Continue reading...

PREP FOOTBALL: Fayetteville's resolve will be tested tonight at Bryant

Subscriber onlyFayetteville coach Billy Dawson is quick to point out the Bulldogs lost five games last year in the fourth quarter. Continue reading...

PREP FOOTBALL: Stuckey emerges as big-play threat in his return to football

Subscriber onlyBeau Stuckey took a year off from football to concentrate on baseball, a move that paid off when he committed to Missouri State after receiving a scholarship offer. Continue reading...

Ulmer remains upbeat despite season-ending injury

Subscriber onlyHe was the quarterback, a two-way starter and leader of a team with a real shot to win a state championship this year. Continue reading...

Pointers a work in progress for young coaching staff

Subscriber only The Casey Dick coaching era at Van Buren got off to a rousing start when the Pointers opened the season with a 48-33 victory at Alma. Continue reading...

Bentonville seeks first win in Battle on the Border

Subscriber onlyAh, Shreveport. Continue reading...

Fayetteville sweeps Rogers for first league win

Subscriber onlyFayetteville may be turning things around after starting the season with four consecutive losses. Continue reading...

Good riddance to Hogs' policy against playing in-state schools

Subscriber onlyDave Van Horn had just finished one of his first press conferences as the Arkansas baseball coach when he mentioned possible opponents for the Razorbacks. Continue reading...

Wolverines now occupy area where coyotes roamed

Subscriber onlyThere was a carnival-like atmosphere in Centerton on Friday with games, face painters, hamburgers from the grill, snow cones for the kids, and blaring, upbeat music that encouraged people to pick up the pace. Continue reading...

Northside has opportunity for signature win

Subscriber onlySo, you want recognition? Continue reading...

Shiloh Christian holds off Springdale High

Subscriber onlyShiloh Christian beat Springdale High on Tuesday but not as easily at it first appeared. Continue reading...

Handful of games provide answers on high school football

Subscriber onlyNormally, it is much too early to reach any conclusions from only one week of the high school football season but not this year. Continue reading...

FIRES: PA road show rolls through Springdale Har-Ber

Subscriber onlyIt's rare that a school two rungs lower than the home team can generate a buzz around the stadium, but Pulaski Academy is not a normal high school football program. Continue reading...

Wolverines eager to test Oklahoma's best

Subscriber onlyIt's a clear sign a program has arrived when it schedules tough teams in nonconference play instead of loading up on patsies. Continue reading...

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