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FAYETTEVILLE — Like many high schoolers and college grads, young Arkansas black bears will be striking out on their own early this summer to find their place in the world. Unfortunately, just like young humans, the bears may find themselves in some sticky situations as they learn the ropes o…

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BROCKWELL — After the West Side Eagles took down the Marked Tree Indians 7-5 Thursday afternoon, they set their sights on improving their seeding for the 1A state tournament.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Not coincidentally, Arkansas beat Georgia the two games that senior reliever Kevin Kopps pitched and lost the game he rested in between.

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RUSSELLVILLE — The Great American Conference announced the league’s final softball weekly awards for the 2021 season. Southern Arkansas’ Christina Hill captured Player of the Week and Harding’s Lily Tanski garnered Pitcher of the Week.

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BROCKWELL — Eight days after winning the 1A-2 district title, the West Side Lady Eagles took the 1A Region 2 championship.

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CONWAY — University of Central Arkansas cornerback Robert Rochell and wide receiver Tyler Hudson were named to the 2020-21 Stats Perform FCS All-America first team on Monday.

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TUCKERMAN — An inning of trouble, a quick conversation, and an offensive explosion pushed the Quitman Lady Bulldogs to a 12-2 win over the Salem Lady Greyhounds in the consolation game of the Central Region tournament at Tuckerman on Saturday afternoon.

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O’FALLON, Mo. — Four Lyon College baseball players – Alan West, Lex Meinderts, Jake Michener and Joe Weatherford – earned All-American Midwest Conference honors, which was announced by the conference office on Tuesday morning. West was named as the Dual Position Player of the Year and a Seco…

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FAYETTEVILLE — The physically strongest of the 2020 Arkansas Razorbacks gets the 2021 chance to muscle into the National Football League.

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CONWAY — University of Central Arkansas’ Coby Potvin earned the Southland Conference Hitter of the Week award on Monday after leading the Bears to a 3-1 series victory last weekend.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Defensive end Tre Williams Monday became the third defensive lineman recently announcing his transfer to Coach Sam Pittman’s Arkansas Razorbacks and the second transferring from the University of Missouri who had been coached by Barry Odom, the second-year Arkansas defensive c…

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FAYETTEVILLE — After a one-year virtual detour, the ONE Razorback Roadshows are back and coming to an Arkansas town near you in May. The 2021 ONE Razorback Roadshows presented by First Security Bank will feature University of Arkansas Director of Athletics Hunter Yurachek, Razorback Head Foo…

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FAYETTEVILLE — Gus Argenal, who worked two seasons at Nevada for Razorback head coach Eric Musselman, will rejoin his mentor as an assistant coach at the University of Arkansas. Overall, Argenal brings 17 years of collegiate coaching experience.

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The West Side Eagles hosted the 1A-2 District tournament this past week. The Lady Eagles claimed the softball title, while the Eagles fell to the Izard County Cougars in the semifinals.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Driving in 10 runs while defensively sparkling as always in center field helping Arkansas win 2 of 3 at LSU last weekend has netted Christian Franklin named SEC Player of the Week.

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Bullfrogs are sounding off at night and frog-gigging fanatics will be back to chasing them on ponds and lakes throughout Arkansas. Bullfrog season opened April 15 and will run through Dec. 31.

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The passage of House Bill 1957, last week will save Arkansas a possible federal funding loss of nearly $18 million annually.

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Harding Track and Field will keep on student close to home this fall. Senior Quitman Bulldog Jacob Cantrell signed his letter of intent to run track at Harding University last month.

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BATESVILLE — The Lyon College softball team was swept by No. 9 Columbia College on Monday. The Cougars won the first game by a score of 13-0, before the Scots were edged in game two, 4-2.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Bret Bielema, the former 2013-2017 Arkansas Razorbacks head football coach recently become University of Illinois head coach, and the Razorback Foundation have reached an accord regarding Bielema’s disputed UA contract buyout.

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CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Bears scored 16 consecutive runs Sunday to sweep a doubleheader and win an important Southland Conference series from Stephen F. Austin at Bear Stadium.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Tweeting, “I’m coming home,” former Little Rock Parkview and University of Missouri defensive tackle Markell Utsey announced Sunday on Twitter he’ll conclude his collegiate career as an Arkansas Razorback.

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SEARCY — Southwestern Oklahoma claimed the final game of the three-game Great American Conference series Monday against Harding, preventing the Bisons from sweeping the Bulldogs. Harding won both games of Sunday’s doubleheader.

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BROCKWELL — The 2021 North Arkansas Senior Showcase basketball game took place at the Izard County Cougar’s Den Saturday night. The Showcase featured boys and girls contests along with a skills contest, a three point contest and a dunk contest.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Barring something unforeseen since Coach Dave Van Horn’s Razorbacks departed Columbia, S.C. late Friday night, they will play no baseball competition until the Friday through Sunday 3-game SEC series at LSU in Baton Rouge, La.

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FAYETTEVILLE - Mike Woods, Arkansas’ second leading receiver and 3-year senior letterman, announced Tuesday he has submitted his name in the NCAA transfer portal as an immediately eligible graduate transfer.

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CONWAY, Ark. – University of Central Arkansas cornerback Robert Rochell was named one of 18 finalists for the Stats Perform FCS Buck Buchanan Award on Monday.

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FAYETTEVILLE — After first pulverizing then in 10 innings miscue-aided eking by the Texas A&M Aggies in Saturday’s doubleheader sweep, the Arkansas Razorbacks’ comeback in Sunday’s finale fell short of a 3-game SEC West series sweep at Baum Stadium.

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BATESVILLE — The Lyon College baseball team split its four-game series against William Woods as the Scots dropped the final two contests of the series on Sunday by scores of 2-1 and 9-1.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Presumably most of the announced 18,874 attending Arkansas’ Red-White spring football game came to Reynolds Razorback Stadium hoping to see new starting quarterback KJ Jefferson pick up with big plays to old hand big play receivers Treylon Burks and Michael Woods.

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Izard County High School will host the Annual North Arkansas All Star Senior Showcase on April 24 at the Cougar Den in Brockwell to honor the outstanding graduating high school senior basketball players in the North Arkansas area. The high school boys’ and girls’ games will be broadcast on K…

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A walk off win is exciting for any home team, but a walk off inside the park grand slam is on a whole other level.

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CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas men’s and women’s track teams were back in action in two different meets, the Crimson Tide Invitational and the Little Rock Open on Saturday. Jaron Hamilton and Ayana Harris each broke UCA records in their respective events.

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Izard County High School will host the Annual North Arkansas Senior Showcase on April 24 at the Cougar Den in Brockwell to honor the outstanding graduating high school senior basketball players in the North Arkansas area. The high school boys’ and girls’games will be broadcast on KSAR 92.3 F…

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FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas’ comeback kids were beset with coming back from losing an 11-0 lead but did so Sunday in Oxford, Mis.. to wrest best in the SEC West from the Ole Miss Rebels.

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Mountain Home — Competing for the first time since March 16, Central Baptist College golf was on the course today for the Battle of Big Creek at the Big Creek Golf and Country Club. Men’s golf is currently in seventh place after the first round and women’s golf sits in eighth place.

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The state of Arkansas lost an icon in the coaching world last Thursday morning. Dwight Lofton was a staple of his community of Forest City for over 30 years. He brought the town a 5A boys basketball state title in 2018.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas All-American Moses Moody’s long anticipated declaration to enter the NBA draft became official Friday.

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BATESVILLE, Ark. – This year, Lyon College will welcome four new members – J.T. Baker (’00), David Higgs (’97), Nathan Read (’02) and Norris Weintz (’06) -- and two men’s basketball teams – 1982-83 and 1983-84 -- to its Athletic Hall of Fame with its annual banquet at The River Steakhouse in…

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MILLINGTON, Tenn. — Hendrix’s Ben Brezette finished tied for 13th after the third round of the Rhodes (Tenn.) Spring Classic at Mirimichi Golf Course.