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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Miracle League Park: for the love of the game (05/19/16)
I recently had the honor of going to a game at the Miracle League Park in Jonesboro. My buddy Calvin Hensley of Marked Tree had been wanting me to come out and watch him play and to take some pictures of him in action. What I witnessed at the game was what I wish every person who played sports and the parents of those players had a chance to witness, a true love for the game...
Powerade Tournament held in Trumann (05/19/16)
The Trumann Sports Complex hosted the Powerade Tournament this past Saturday.
Area sports roundup (05/19/16)
Bay (12-10) had their come to an end this past Friday in the Class 1A state baseball tournament this past Friday in Mountain Home. The Yellowjackets fell 6-2 to Taylor a day after scoring five runs in the top of the seventh to beat Sacred Heart in their opening round game last Thursday...
Freezer Thompson inducted into wrestling hall of fame (05/19/16)
Trumann's William "Freezer" Thompson added another honor to his wrestling career as he was inducted into the Mid-Southern Championship Wrestling Hall of Fame. This is Thompson's second hall of fame honor as two years ago he was inducted by the ASWF...
Scholarships (05/12/16)
These ten Trumann High School seniors were awarded scholarships this past Tuesday by the Trumann Athletic Booster Club.
Lady Warriors lose 6-3 to Tuckerman in regional opener (05/12/16)
EPC cut Tuckerman's 5-1 lead to 5-3 in the top of the sixth but couldn't get any closer as the Lady Bulldogs ended up taking a 6-3 win over the Lady Warriors in the opening round of the 2A North Regional tournament last Thursday in Marked Tree. EPC finishes their season with a 11-10 record...
Lady Indians ousted in regional tournament opener (05/12/16)
Marked Tree stayed close to Midland for the first two innings but a five run third inning from the Lady Mustangs was to much to overcome as the Lady Indians lost 13-2 in the 2A North Regional tournament last Thursday in Marked Tree. Midland used two base hits and a stolen base to produce a run in the top of the first inning to go up 1-0. ...
Area sports roundup (05/12/16)
The Harrisburg Lady Hornets (16-13) had their season come to end as they lost 3-0 to Heber Springs in the opening round of the 4A-East Regional tournament last Thursday in Lonoke. Caitlyn Adams took the loss for Harrisburg as she gave up three runs on eight hits over six innings. ...
Total Chaos Champions (05/12/16)
Arkansas Fierce 12U and Fat City Angels-Burgess 8U each won tournament titles this past weekend in in Jonesboro.
Lady Yellowjackets shutout in district finals (05/06/16)
Bay's offense managed only two hits in the 1A-3 East district championship game against Armorel as the Lady 'Jackets fell 9-0 to the Lady Tigers this past Tuesday in Bay. Bay went down in order in the top of the first inning as Baylee Bowers and Katie Ferguson went down swinging as Mallory Hartley looked at strike three. ...
Area sports roundup (05/06/16)
Harrisburg and Trumann (17-13) split a 4A-3 conference doubleheader last Thursday in Harrisburg. Trumann took a 6-4 win the opener as Anna Waleszonia got the win on the mound. She pitched all seven innings allowing four runs on 12 hits with no walks and six strikeouts. ...
EPC duo ink scholarships to Crowley's Ridge College (05/06/16)
Montrell James and Keyon Dorsey will continue as teammates at Crowley's Ridge College (CRC) as they signed scholarship papers to play basketball for the Pioneers this past Friday at EPC High School. James played his entire high school career at EPC and helped guide the Warriors to finals of the Class 2A state tournament this year. ...
Warriors fall short in district title game (05/06/16)
EPC (14-9) let a late lead get away from them as Rector took a 5-3 in the championship game of the 2A-3 district tournament last Friday in Marked Tree. Bam Westbrook singled to lead off the game for Rector. Brian Hufty singled before Garrett Buck singled to load the bases for the Cougars. ...
Lady Indians tumble in district title game (05/06/16)
Marked Tree could only muster four hits as they lost 12-0 to Marmaduke in the 2A-3 district tournament championship game last Thursday in Marked Tree. Ally Byers led off for Marked Tree with a triple but got greedy trying to score and was tagged out in a rundown. ...
Indians close season with loss to Rector (05/06/16)
Marked Tree fell behind early and could never catch up as the Indians fell 12-4 to Rector in the opening round of the 2A-3 district tournament last Wednesday in Marked Tree. The loss ended Marked Tree's season at 3-18. Blake Daniels walked to start the game off for Marked Tree as Gavin Lowry followed with a walk. ...
2A-3 District High Point Award (05/06/16)
Discus Champ (05/06/16)
Griffin to continue career at Williams Baptist College (05/06/16)
D'Angelo Griffin of Marked Tree made a dream come true last Wednesday when he signed his scholarship offer to play basketball at Williams Baptist College (WBC) in front of family, friends and coaches at Marked Tree High School. Griffin was a multi-sport star at Marked Tree as he played football, basketball and ran track for the Indians. ...
Carver Elite AAU team takes bronze trophy (05/06/16)
The Carver Elite AAU team took bronze this past weekend in the Future 150's Main Event in Birmingham, AL. Team members are bottom row (l-r): Antjuan Anderson (Marked Tree), Julian Booker (Marked Tree), Laquentin Miles (Marked Tree), Jaquarius Stafford (Jonesboro), Colby Malone (Marked Tree), and Dee Buchanan (Lepanto). ...
Area sports roundup (05/04/16)
Bay fell 11-10 to Riverside this past Monday in high school softball action in Lake City. Baylee Bowers and Jessie Martin each collected four hits for the Lady Yellowjackets as Katie Ferguson and Ainsley Bowers each had three hits with AnnMarie Wood adding two hits. Baylee Bowers finished with three runs scored and two RBIs. Baylee Bowers was tagged with the loss for Bay as she gave up 11 runs on 11 hits while walking four, striking out four and hitting three batters...
Wildcats beat Bay 12-1 in season finale (05/04/16)
Jarred Carter and Dylan Qualls both homered as Trumann posted a 12-1 win over Bay in the Wildcats' season finale this past Tuesday in Bay. The Wildcats was eliminated from a chance at post-season play with a double-header loss to Westside this past Monday...
Hindman leads Harrisburg to 9-3 win over Marked Tree (05/04/16)
Harrisburg got a great game on the mound from Jordan Hindmam as he limited Marked Tree to three runs on five hits in a 9-3 complete game win last Thursday in Marked Tree. Brady Castle was hit by a pitch leading off the game for Harrisburg. Castle stole second base and went to third on a throwing error. ...
Lady Wildcats shutout Marmaduke 2-0 (05/04/16)
Trumann gave a little payback for a 9-2 loss earlier in the season at Marmaduke as the three Lady Wildcat pitchers combined to allow five hits in 2-0 win over the Lady Greyhounds this past Monday in Trumann. Marmaduke threatened to score in the top of first as the first two batters reached via a hit batsman and a single. ...
Bay Basketball Honors (05/04/16)
Tyler Pritchett, Taylor Layne and Coach Brad Brannen receive honors.
Lady Warriors take 12-4 win over Marked Tree (04/22/16)
EPC made it a season sweep over Marked Tree taking a 12-4 win over the Lady Indians this past Tuesday in Lepanto. The Lady Warriors won 20-11 earlier in the season on Marked Tree. Ally Byers walked leading off for Marked Tree and promptly stole second base. ...
Wildcats Spring Game 2016 (05/24/16)
White team posts 27-7 win over Black team in scrimmage game.
Mayhem at the Mack 2016 (05/23/16)
Local youth enjoy weekend filled with baseball.
Powerade Youth Softball Tournament 2016 (05/16/16)
Poisnett County had several players play in the tournament this past weekend at the Trumann Sports Complex.
1A-3 East District Softball Tournament (05/04/16)
Lady Yellowjackets take runner-up trophy at district tournament in Bay.
2A-3 District Baseball Tourmanet (05/04/16)
The EPC Warriors took second place in the district tournament as Marked Tree had their season come to an end last week in Marked Tree.