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Minor League Baseball: Goudeau, Naturals back in win column

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Ashton Goudeau tossed six innings of three-hit baseball, working one of his most effective starts of the season to help both Northwest Arkansas and himself end losing streaks Thursday. Continue reading...

‘Hot Sauce’ Henderson lets fists make music in the ring

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE — Kalvin Henderson knew from the age of 15 boxing was more than just a hobby. Continue reading...

Minor League Baseball: Junis keeps rolling, Naturals blank Springfield

Subscriber only Jake Junis continued his winning ways on the pitching mound. Continue reading...

Prep Football: Bulldogs, Wildcats test 7-on-7 skills at national tournament

Subscriber onlyTwo 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. Continue reading...

Minor League Baseball: Naturals cap homestand with Frisco sweep

Subscriber onlyMatt Strahm worked 5 1/3 solid innings in his Wednesday start for Northwest Arkansas, and a big night at the plate by Mauricio Ramos sparked a 7-2 Naturals win over Frisco in front of an announced crowd of 2,383 at Arvest Ballpark. Continue reading...

Final-round deficits prove no problem

Subscriber onlyThe highest-rated golfer in the boys division in the American Junior Golf Association lived up to his ranking Thursday at the Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational. Continue reading...

Local Golf: Vilips, Constantino claim Lewis Invitational titles

Subscriber onlyThe highest rated boys player in the American Junior Golf Association rankings lived up to the hype Thursday at the KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational, while the hottest new player on the AJGA circuit continued her recent dominance in the girls division as players wrapped up tournament play at the Blessings Golf Club. Continue reading...

Choi closing in on first AJGA victory

Subscriber onlyJayna Choi entered this week's KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational at Blessings Golf Club as one of the top-rated players among the group of 12- to 15-year-olds competing in the American Junior Golf Association invite-only tournament. Continue reading...

Local Golf: Davis, Gaunt grind way through Lewis Invitational

Subscriber onlyThe KPMG Stacy Lewis Junior All-Star Invitational delivered a tough challenge as advertised on day one for most of 12- to 15-year-olds entered at the Blessings Golf Club. Continue reading...

Stacy Lewis tourney returns to The Blessings

Subscriber onlyJOHNSON -- The top female players in the world are not the only ones in Northwest Arkansas this week to show off their golf skills. Continue reading...

Local Golf: Granata holds off Collins, wins Chick-A-Tee

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Brett Granata held off a furious rally by first-round leader Chris Collins to win the 78th Dwight Collins Chick-A-Tee Invitational on Sunday at Springdale Country Club. Continue reading...

Local Golf: Granata storms to top of Chick-A-Tee leaderboard

Subscriber onlyBrett Granata used a blistering second round to flip the leaderboard in his favor Saturday at the 78th Dwight Collins Chick-A-Tee Invitational at Springdale Country Club. Continue reading...

Local Golf: Collins scorches course, shoots 64 at Chick-A-Tee

Subscriber only Chris Collins not only braved the heat Friday at the 78th Dwight Collins Chick-A-Tee Invitational, he used the conditions to his favor. Continue reading...

Golf: Chick-A-Tee Invitational features top golfers

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- On a weekend when the top golfers in the world descend upon Oakmont Country Club in Pennsylvania for the U.S. Open, many of the top golfers in the region will head to Springdale Country Club for one of the most storied tournaments in Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

Local Golf: AJGA Junior All-Star returns to Lost Springs

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Top junior golfers from across the country and around the world will descend upon Lost Springs Golf and Athletic Club this week. Continue reading...

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