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Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
Harrisburg Hornets @ Manila Lions (04/30/14)
Lions down Hornets for share of 3A-3 Conference title!
WWE: Road To WRESTLEMANIA!! (03/13/14)
WWE event at the Convocation Center in Jonesboro.
EPC Lady Warriors vs Maynard - NEA Invitational (12/23/13)
Pee Wee Football - Trumann vs Marked Tree (5th & 6th Grade) (10/24/13)
Lady Colts @ Lady Wildcats (04/03/13)
Rivercrest downs Trumann 6-5. See April 4 edition for full story.
Weekend fun! (08/07/14)
Local residents have fun playing co-ed softball.
Fireballs burn bright in USSSA World Series (07/31/14)
The Fireballs 14U placed third in the USSSA World Series softball tournament held this past week in Gulf Shores, AL. Teams from Arkansas, Alabama, Tennessee, Texas, Florida, Mississippi and Louisiana were represented. The Fireballs started off 6-0 before losing their first game Saturday morning to Arkansas Boom. Dropping to the losers bracket they defeated Diamond Babes and Primetime before galling to Lady Bandits 99 to finish in third place...
Wild Duck Festival golf tourney set (07/31/14)
The 29th Annual Wild Duck Festival three-person scramble is set for Saturday, August 16 at the Trumann Country Club. The 27-hole event will feature nine holes in the morning starting at 8:30 a.m. The golfers will break for lunch and then play 18 holes in the afternoon...
Young riders! (07/31/14)
Local riders showcase talent at the ASU Equine Center.
Carpino tabbed to coach Lady Hornet volleyball (07/25/14)
Chastan Carpino was recently named to take over the volleyball program for the Harrisburg School District. Carpino will replace the late Jennifer Jordan, who lost her life in a vehicle accident earlier this year. Carpino has mixed emotions about the new challenge...
Fireballs Extreme take third at World Series (07/25/14)
Fireballs Extreme take third at 12U World Series held in Collierville, TN.
Blake's big hit! (07/17/14)
Xtra Innings Summer Showcase held at Tomlinson Stadium-Kell Field in Jonesboro.
Representing Poinsett County! (07/17/14)
Local players in action for Fat City baseball team.
Wells, Jr. wins modified event at NEA Speedway (07/17/14)
Trumann's Jeff Wells, Jr. started from the number one position and finished the same way to take home the winners trophy this past weekend at NEA Speedway in Harrisburg. Follwing Wells, Jr. across the finish line were: (2) Tyson Franks, Salado, (3) Wayne Brooks, Bald Knob and (4) Hunter Rasdon, Jonesboro...
Monster Catfish (07/17/14)
Large catfish caught in St. Francis River.
Scenes from Cal Ripken State Tournament (07/10/14)
Delta 11 and 12 year old all-stars teams compete in Cal Ripken State Tournament.
Lady Titans shine in tourney (07/10/14)
The Lady Titans take runner-up in 12U USSSA State Tournament.
Gigging for a Miracle fundraising tourney set (07/10/14)
A frog gigging tournament will be held this Friday night with proceeds going to benefit The Miracle League of Jonesboro. Three-person teams, with an entry fee of $25 per person, will be limited to a total of 20 frogs per team. Each team member must have a valid Arkansas fishing license...
District Tournament Action (07/07/14)
Delta 11's and 12's battle at state tournament!
Delta 7's win district title (07/07/14)
The Delta 7 year-old Machine Pitch All-Stars won the district title this past weekend in Jonesboro. Delta lost their opening game to the Jonesboro 7's 6-4 before coming back to beat the Paragould 7's 7-6 to finish 1-1 in pool play. Delta downed the Blytheville 7's 10-7 before avenging their earlier loss to the Jonesboro 7's with a 9-8 win. The championship game saw Delta beat NEA Central 10-5 to win the title...
Titantic turtle! (07/07/14)
Giant turtle caught in St. Francis river.
East squad downed in all-star football game (07/07/14)
The West all-stars held on for a 23-14 win over the East all-stars in the Arkansas High School All-Star football game this past Friday in Conway. Byron Scales of EPC made the most of his time on defense. Scales intercepted a pass that led to a touchdown and recorded five tackles from his outside linebacker spot...
All-Star baseball teams split doubleheader (06/30/14)
The high school all-star baseball teams split their twin bill this past Tuesday at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. The East squad won the opener 5-4 before the West squad held on for a 7-6 win in the nightcap. Brody McCrary of Marked Tree, playing for the East squad, didn't collect a hit in his combined three at bats in the games but did have an assist from his right field position. McCrary didn't see any time on the mound in either game...
Area players selected to All-Star teams (06/30/14)
Six local players were named all-state in baseball and softball following their seasons. In baseball, Brody McCrary and Blake Daniels of Marked Tree were named in Class 2A as Taylor Layne and Nolan Smith of Bay were named to Class 1A team. In softball, Marked Tree's Kelsey Pitts was named to Class 2A team and Keely Edwards of Harrisburg was named to the Class 3A squad...
Terrific teams! (06/30/14)
Area teams bring home hardware from tournaments.
Marked Tree duo headed to all-star baseball games (06/19/14)
Brody McCrary will get the chance to show his baseball skills a couple more times as he was selected to play in the Arkansas High School baseball all-stars games to be played Tuesday, June 24 in Conway. "It's an honor to be selected to play in the all-star game," McCrary said. "I think I'll get to pitch some in one game and play the field in the other," McCrary added...
Scales selected for all-star event (06/19/14)
Byron Scales of Lepanto was selected to participate in the Arkansas High School All-Star football game to be played June 27 in Conway. Scales has mixed emotions about the game. "It feels good to be selected to play in the game," Scales said. Scales played linebacker in high school but said he will play defensive end in the game. "I'm going to do my best," Scales added...
Big year for Big Green (06/19/14)
Big Green collecting the hardware this season.
Youth league champs! (06/19/14)
Makred Tree Indians 10U win league title.
Dominant in district (06/19/14)
Fireballs-Hawk go undefeated to win 12U ASA District in softball.