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Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Patterson signs letter of intent with Allen Community College (04/26/16)
Jacob Patterson, a senior at Cave City High School signed to play basketball with Allen County Community College in Kansas April 19 at Cave City High School. During high school, Patterson was on the All Conference team for five years, All State team, won state basketball tournament in AAU three years in a row, and was fourth in the nation in ninth grade. ...
Bullfrog season is here! (04/20/16)
April 15 marks one of the most stressful deadlines in America -- tax day. It also marks the kickoff to one of the most exciting summer pursuits in Arkansas bayous, the opening of bullfrog season. Bullfrogs can be found across Arkansas, but the heaviest concentrations usually are found along the many ponds, slow-moving streams and fish farms in the east half of the state...
Cavmen tangle with Rebels (04/20/16)
Cave City's Logan Smith digs into the batter's box in the cavemen's visit to Ash Flat to tangle with the Highland Rebels. Photo/Sparks
Walker's 29 fuels West to win (04/20/16)
Andrew Walker of Izard County scored 29 points to lead the West to a 135-133 victory in the boys game of the Fourth Annual North Arkansas All Star Basketball Classic held on April 16 at Izard County High School in Brockwell. Walker scored 16 points in the second half to help erase a five point halftime West deficit (78-73) to garner MVP honors. ...
Walker selected for East All Stars (04/20/16)
Izard County standout Andrew Walker was selected to be a member of the East All-Stars at this summer's Arkansas Army National Guard/Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Basketball Games. Cabot Head Coach Jerry Bridges will coach the East All-Stars. ...
Spring River takes two on the road (04/20/16)
Jeff Snyder Special to The VJ After losing both games in their season-opener, the Spring River Seniors bounced back and put a few wins under their belts, defeating both Jonesboro (JB) and Trumann (TR) on April 14. After losing in a one-run game to JB in week one action, SR returned the favor and held on for a 16-15 victory this past week...
Cavewomen put pair of 3-4A wins under their belt (04/20/16)
Heaven Foust gets ready to take off for second as Shelby Hopkins holds her on. The Cave City Cavewomen left Ash Flat with a pair of 3-4A wins under their belt, topping the homestanding Highland Lady Rebels in a conference double-header. The Cavewomen took game one, 12-3, before finishing the sweep with a 4-3 victory in the nightcap. ...
Area Scores and Stats (04/20/16)
Cherokee Village Men's Golf Association It's that time of year again, come join us for fellowship and maybe even meet some new friends. Our officers for 2016 are: Terry Clark (President), Bob Pittman (VP), Jeff Friend (Games), Scott Jones (Sec.), Daryl Kehrli (Tres.) and David Webb...
Junior Rebs, Cavemen top 10 at Wellman (04/20/16)
The Highland junior Rebels came in sixth, while the Cave City junior Cavemen finished eighth, at the Wellman Junior Redskin Relays April 12 in Pocahontas. On the girls' side of things, Highland and Cave City tied for 13th place. Highland's Robert Morrow won first place in the shot put, while Cave City's Kendall Townsley ran to first-place finishes in the 800-meter and 1,600-meter run...
Taylor pitches Rebs past Cavemen (04/20/16)
The Highland Rebels came out on top of both ends of a 3-4A double-header against Cave City April 12 at Ash Flat Ball Park. In the Rebs' 3-0 victory in game one, Sean Taylor tossed seven innings of two-hit ball for Highland, racking up nine Ks, while walking five...
Self-reported rules violations lead to NJCAA sanctions, coach's resignation at MSU-WP (04/06/16)
The Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly women's volleyball and men's basketball programs have been placed on probation by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for the 2016-17 academic year. Neither program will be eligible for post-season competition nor team awards and honors. ...
Izard County to host All-Star Classic (04/06/16)
Izard County High School is slated to host the fourth annual North Arkansas All-Star Basketball Classic on April 16 at the Cougar Den in Brockwell, showcasing the outstanding graduating high school senior basketball players in the North Arkansas area...
Skaggs perfect; Bears blank Calico Rock in five (04/06/16)
It may have been the day before April 1st, but Logan Skaggs was certainly not fooling around. Skaggs was untouchable on the hill March 31, tossing a perfect game and helping the Mammoth Spring Bears to a 10-0 shutout victory in five innings over the Calico Rock Pirates in 1A-2 North play at the State Park...
Area Scores and Stats (04/06/16)
Cherokee Village Seniors' Bowling League April 1 Addie Melton.........163;437 David Melton.........183;522 Sandy Rogers.........181;434 Jim Branch.............179;502 Gerry Baigelt.........170;494 Tammy Jackson.....173;450 Buddy E. Smith......203;573...
Rebs split twin-bill (04/06/16)
Highland split a pair of 3-4A games with the visiting Pocahontas Redskins March 29 at Ash Flat Ball Park. The Rebels racked up 13 hits in an 8-3 win in the first game of the afternoon. Scoreless through two innings, Highland got on board with a pair of runs in the third and then put the game away with three runs in the fifth and three more in the sixth...
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