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  • Razorbacks earn top-four seed in SEC Tournament

    Razorbacks earn top-four seed in SEC Tournament

    Sunday, May 21 2017 3:27 PM EDT2017-05-21 19:27:42 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    Birmingham, AL (UofA) — The 16th-ranked Arkansas baseball team earned the No. 4 seed for the 2017 SEC Tournament Saturday afternoon giving it a bye through Tuesday’s first-round games, which are single elimination. The Razorbacks will play the winner of fifth-seeded Mississippi State and 12th-seeded Georgia on Wednesday, May 24 at approximately 8 p.m. at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. Play Wednesday through Friday will be double elimination. The Razorbac...
    Birmingham, AL (UofA) — The 16th-ranked Arkansas baseball team earned the No. 4 seed for the 2017 SEC Tournament Saturday afternoon giving it a bye through Tuesday’s first-round games, which are single elimination. The Razorbacks will play the winner of fifth-seeded Mississippi State and 12th-seeded Georgia on Wednesday, May 24 at approximately 8 p.m. at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. Play Wednesday through Friday will be double elimination. The Razorbac...
  • Koch Named Semifinalist For Johnny Bench Award

    Koch Named Semifinalist For Johnny Bench Award

    Thursday, May 18 2017 10:56 PM EDT2017-05-19 02:56:59 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    WICHITA, Kan. — Arkansas sophomore catcher Grant Koch was named as one of 15 semifinalists this week for the 2017 Johnny Bench Award by the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission. The award honors the nation’s top catcher and Koch is the only Southeastern Conference player to make the list. Koch is the second Razorback to be named a semifinalist for a national award in the last week. Sophomore Jax Biggers was named a semifinalist for the 2017 Brooks Wallace Award, ...
    WICHITA, Kan. — Arkansas sophomore catcher Grant Koch was named as one of 15 semifinalists this week for the 2017 Johnny Bench Award by the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission. The award honors the nation’s top catcher and Koch is the only Southeastern Conference player to make the list. Koch is the second Razorback to be named a semifinalist for a national award in the last week. Sophomore Jax Biggers was named a semifinalist for the 2017 Brooks Wallace Award, ...
  • Biggers Named Brooks Wallace Award Semifinalist

    Biggers Named Brooks Wallace Award Semifinalist

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 6:37 PM EDT2017-05-16 22:37:39 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
      LUBBOCK, Texas — Arkansas sophomore shortstop Jax Biggers was named as one of 13 semifinalists late last week for the 2017 Brooks Wallace Award by the College Baseball Foundation. The award honors the nation’s top shortstop and Biggers is one of two SEC players to make the list. The winner will be announced this summer by the College Baseball Foundation at the 2017 College Baseball Hall of Fame’s Night of Champions and is named for former Texas Tech s...
      LUBBOCK, Texas — Arkansas sophomore shortstop Jax Biggers was named as one of 13 semifinalists late last week for the 2017 Brooks Wallace Award by the College Baseball Foundation. The award honors the nation’s top shortstop and Biggers is one of two SEC players to make the list. The winner will be announced this summer by the College Baseball Foundation at the 2017 College Baseball Hall of Fame’s Night of Champions and is named for former Texas Tech s...
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  • A-State Baseball ready for Georgia State in SBC Tournament

    A-State Baseball ready for Georgia State in SBC Tournament

  • Sun Belt Conference to add football divisions in 2018

    Sun Belt Conference to add football divisions in 2018

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 5:32 PM EDT2017-05-23 21:32:10 GMT
    (Source: Sun Belt Conference)(Source: Sun Belt Conference)

    Jonesboro - The Sun Belt Conference approved the creation of two divisions for the 2018 football season this Tuesday.  The teams will be split up between the West and East divisions.  The West division will feature Arkansas State, Louisiana Lafayette, Louisiana Monroe, South Alabama, and Texas State.  The East division will feature Appalachian State, Coastal Carolina, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, and Troy.  The ultimate goal of the divisions is to establish...

    Jonesboro - The Sun Belt Conference approved the creation of two divisions for the 2018 football season this Tuesday.  The teams will be split up between the West and East divisions.  The West division will feature Arkansas State, Louisiana Lafayette, Louisiana Monroe, South Alabama, and Texas State.  The East division will feature Appalachian State, Coastal Carolina, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, and Troy.  The ultimate goal of the divisions is to establish...

  • Yellowjackets prep for season under new coach

    Yellowjackets prep for season under new coach

  • NFL Hall of Famer, Arkansas-native Cortez Kennedy has died

    NFL Hall of Famer, Arkansas-native Cortez Kennedy has died

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 2:35 PM EDT2017-05-23 18:35:37 GMT

    NFL Hall of Famer and Osceola-native Cortez Kennedy has passed away.

    NFL Hall of Famer and Osceola-native Cortez Kennedy has passed away.

  • Softball wins NCSA World Series National Championship

    Softball wins NCSA World Series National Championship

    Monday, May 22 2017 10:30 PM EDT2017-05-23 02:30:47 GMT
    Columbus, GA (A-State) - Victory is sweet as Arkansas State University found out after winning the National Club Softball Association (NCSA) World Series Sunday morning at the South Commons Softball Complex in Columbus. The Red Wolves defeated two-time defending champion James Madison, 4-0, to take the crown. "It just goes to show you to keep working hard and never give up on your goals," said head coach Chris Powers, whose team has played in five consecutive NCSA nat...
    Columbus, GA (A-State) - Victory is sweet as Arkansas State University found out after winning the National Club Softball Association (NCSA) World Series Sunday morning at the South Commons Softball Complex in Columbus. The Red Wolves defeated two-time defending champion James Madison, 4-0, to take the crown. "It just goes to show you to keep working hard and never give up on your goals," said head coach Chris Powers, whose team has played in five consecutive NCSA nat...
  • Carpenter, Wainwright lead Cards past Giants 8-3 to end skid

    Carpenter, Wainwright lead Cards past Giants 8-3 to end skid

    Sunday, May 21 2017 6:47 PM EDT2017-05-21 22:47:02 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Matt Carpenter homered and Adam Wainwright turned in his second successive strong outing to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the San Francisco Giants 8-3 on Sunday.

    Matt Carpenter homered and Adam Wainwright turned in his second successive strong outing to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the San Francisco Giants 8-3 on Sunday.

  • Minnesota State uses late rally to upend Harding and win Super Regional

    Minnesota State uses late rally to upend Harding and win Super Regional

    Sunday, May 21 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-05-21 21:55:33 GMT
    Sports - Harding BisonSports - Harding Bison
    Searcy, AR (Harding) - Down by three runs late, No. 6 Minnesota State scored two in the sixth and two in the seventh to defeat No. 2 Harding 7-6, win the NCAA Division II Central Super Regional and advance to the NCAA Division II Softball Championships beginning Thursday in Salem, Virginia. Minnesota State (59-7) won the opening game of the best-of-three series 1-0 on Thursday. Harding (58-9) responded with a 3-2 victory Friday. The teams began game three Friday, and Harding hel...
    Searcy, AR (Harding) - Down by three runs late, No. 6 Minnesota State scored two in the sixth and two in the seventh to defeat No. 2 Harding 7-6, win the NCAA Division II Central Super Regional and advance to the NCAA Division II Softball Championships beginning Thursday in Salem, Virginia. Minnesota State (59-7) won the opening game of the best-of-three series 1-0 on Thursday. Harding (58-9) responded with a 3-2 victory Friday. The teams began game three Friday, and Harding hel...
  • A-State Baseball to open SBC Tournament against Georgia State

    A-State Baseball to open SBC Tournament against Georgia State

    Sunday, May 21 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-05-21 21:08:48 GMT
    Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)
    Jonesboro, AR (A-State) – The Arkansas State baseball team claimed the seventh seed in the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Tournament and will play the 10th seed Georgia State at 2 p.m. (CT) Tuesday, May 23 at J.I. Clements Stadium in Statesboro, Ga. The Red Wolves finished the regular season with a 26-26 overall record and 13-16 mark in league play to earn the seventh seed. Georgia State finished with a 22-32 mark and 10-20 in league play and clinched the final spot in the tourn...
    Jonesboro, AR (A-State) – The Arkansas State baseball team claimed the seventh seed in the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Tournament and will play the 10th seed Georgia State at 2 p.m. (CT) Tuesday, May 23 at J.I. Clements Stadium in Statesboro, Ga. The Red Wolves finished the regular season with a 26-26 overall record and 13-16 mark in league play to earn the seventh seed. Georgia State finished with a 22-32 mark and 10-20 in league play and clinched the final spot in the tourn...
  • Razorbacks earn top-four seed in SEC Tournament

    Razorbacks earn top-four seed in SEC Tournament

    Sunday, May 21 2017 3:27 PM EDT2017-05-21 19:27:42 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    Birmingham, AL (UofA) — The 16th-ranked Arkansas baseball team earned the No. 4 seed for the 2017 SEC Tournament Saturday afternoon giving it a bye through Tuesday’s first-round games, which are single elimination. The Razorbacks will play the winner of fifth-seeded Mississippi State and 12th-seeded Georgia on Wednesday, May 24 at approximately 8 p.m. at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. Play Wednesday through Friday will be double elimination. The Razorbac...
    Birmingham, AL (UofA) — The 16th-ranked Arkansas baseball team earned the No. 4 seed for the 2017 SEC Tournament Saturday afternoon giving it a bye through Tuesday’s first-round games, which are single elimination. The Razorbacks will play the winner of fifth-seeded Mississippi State and 12th-seeded Georgia on Wednesday, May 24 at approximately 8 p.m. at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. Play Wednesday through Friday will be double elimination. The Razorbac...
  • Arroyo's double lifts Giants to 3-1 win over Cardinals in 13

    Arroyo's double lifts Giants to 3-1 win over Cardinals in 13

    Sunday, May 21 2017 10:13 AM EDT2017-05-21 14:13:41 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Christian Arroyo's two-run double broke a scoreless tie and the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 in 13 innings on Saturday night.

    Christian Arroyo's two-run double broke a scoreless tie and the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 in 13 innings on Saturday night.

  • NASCAR hopes softer tires return the magic to All-Star race

    NASCAR hopes softer tires return the magic to All-Star race

    Friday, May 19 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-05-19 23:52:23 GMT
    Friday, May 19 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-05-19 23:52:23 GMT
    It's the 25th anniversary of "One Hot Night," that All-Star race that made the night-time spectacular must see TV.
    It's the 25th anniversary of "One Hot Night," that All-Star race that made the night-time spectacular must see TV.
  • Harding falls 1-0 to Minnesota State in 10 innings in the Super Regional

    Harding falls 1-0 to Minnesota State in 10 innings in the Super Regional

  • Nettleton's Jordan Elder verbally commits with A-State WBB

    Nettleton's Jordan Elder verbally commits with A-State WBB

  • Koch Named Semifinalist For Johnny Bench Award

    Koch Named Semifinalist For Johnny Bench Award

    Thursday, May 18 2017 10:56 PM EDT2017-05-19 02:56:59 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    WICHITA, Kan. — Arkansas sophomore catcher Grant Koch was named as one of 15 semifinalists this week for the 2017 Johnny Bench Award by the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission. The award honors the nation’s top catcher and Koch is the only Southeastern Conference player to make the list. Koch is the second Razorback to be named a semifinalist for a national award in the last week. Sophomore Jax Biggers was named a semifinalist for the 2017 Brooks Wallace Award, ...
    WICHITA, Kan. — Arkansas sophomore catcher Grant Koch was named as one of 15 semifinalists this week for the 2017 Johnny Bench Award by the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission. The award honors the nation’s top catcher and Koch is the only Southeastern Conference player to make the list. Koch is the second Razorback to be named a semifinalist for a national award in the last week. Sophomore Jax Biggers was named a semifinalist for the 2017 Brooks Wallace Award, ...
  • Kral's 10th-Inning Home Run Lifts Minnesota State Softball over Harding at Super Regional

    Kral's 10th-Inning Home Run Lifts Minnesota State Softball over Harding at Super Regional

    Thursday, May 18 2017 10:53 PM EDT2017-05-19 02:53:39 GMT
    Sports - Harding BisonSports - Harding Bison
    SEARCY - Minnesota State freshman Amber Kral hit a leadoff home run to left field in the top of the 10th inning to give the No. 6 Mavericks a 1-0 victory over No. 2 Harding on Thursday in the first game of the best-of-three NCAA Division II Central Super Regional. It was the Mavericks' 28th consecutive victory. The teams, whose combined victory total is 20 more than any of the other seven Division II Super Regionals, will play game two Frid...
    SEARCY - Minnesota State freshman Amber Kral hit a leadoff home run to left field in the top of the 10th inning to give the No. 6 Mavericks a 1-0 victory over No. 2 Harding on Thursday in the first game of the best-of-three NCAA Division II Central Super Regional. It was the Mavericks' 28th consecutive victory. The teams, whose combined victory total is 20 more than any of the other seven Division II Super Regionals, will play game two Frid...
  • A-State Baseball Alters Schedule for Little Rock Series

    A-State Baseball Alters Schedule for Little Rock Series

    Thursday, May 18 2017 10:50 PM EDT2017-05-19 02:50:15 GMT
    Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)
    JONESBORO, Ark. (5/18/17) – The threat of inclement weather for Saturday, May 20 has forced the Arkansas State baseball team to alter its weekend schedule with Little Rock with the teams set to play a doubleheader Friday, May 19 to conclude the series beginning at 2 p.m. Tonight’s series opener is still set to be played as regularly scheduled at 6:30 p.m. before tomorrow’s doubleheader at 2 p.m., which is set to include game two of the series and the series finale...
    JONESBORO, Ark. (5/18/17) – The threat of inclement weather for Saturday, May 20 has forced the Arkansas State baseball team to alter its weekend schedule with Little Rock with the teams set to play a doubleheader Friday, May 19 to conclude the series beginning at 2 p.m. Tonight’s series opener is still set to be played as regularly scheduled at 6:30 p.m. before tomorrow’s doubleheader at 2 p.m., which is set to include game two of the series and the series finale...
  • Talked A-State Track Live in studio

    Talked A-State Track Live in studio

  • Valley View Softball has eyes set on winning program's first state title

    Valley View Softball has eyes set on winning program's first state title

  • Spring Football Update: Jonesboro Hurricane

    Spring Football Update: Jonesboro Hurricane

  • Jonesboro baseball seeks back-to-back titles

    Jonesboro baseball seeks back-to-back titles

  • A-State MBB: Not forgetting the past players who helped build the program

    A-State MBB: Not forgetting the past players who helped build the program

  • Biggers Named Brooks Wallace Award Semifinalist

    Biggers Named Brooks Wallace Award Semifinalist

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 6:37 PM EDT2017-05-16 22:37:39 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
      LUBBOCK, Texas — Arkansas sophomore shortstop Jax Biggers was named as one of 13 semifinalists late last week for the 2017 Brooks Wallace Award by the College Baseball Foundation. The award honors the nation’s top shortstop and Biggers is one of two SEC players to make the list. The winner will be announced this summer by the College Baseball Foundation at the 2017 College Baseball Hall of Fame’s Night of Champions and is named for former Texas Tech s...
      LUBBOCK, Texas — Arkansas sophomore shortstop Jax Biggers was named as one of 13 semifinalists late last week for the 2017 Brooks Wallace Award by the College Baseball Foundation. The award honors the nation’s top shortstop and Biggers is one of two SEC players to make the list. The winner will be announced this summer by the College Baseball Foundation at the 2017 College Baseball Hall of Fame’s Night of Champions and is named for former Texas Tech s...
  • Lady Eagles Shutout Buffaloes

    Lady Eagles Shutout Buffaloes

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 6:35 PM EDT2017-05-16 22:35:45 GMT
    Walnut Ridge, Ark. - The (24) Williams Baptist College Lady Eagles shut out Milligan College 5-0 in an elimination game at the NAIA National Championship Opening Round in Lawrenceville, Ga. The win advanced the third seeded Lady Eagles in the losers bracket. They will play top seeded Georgia Gwinnett College, with the winner advancing to the opening round championship and a chance to book their spot in the NAIA World Series. The game against GGC will be played at approx. 4:15 p.m. ...
    Walnut Ridge, Ark. - The (24) Williams Baptist College Lady Eagles shut out Milligan College 5-0 in an elimination game at the NAIA National Championship Opening Round in Lawrenceville, Ga. The win advanced the third seeded Lady Eagles in the losers bracket. They will play top seeded Georgia Gwinnett College, with the winner advancing to the opening round championship and a chance to book their spot in the NAIA World Series. The game against GGC will be played at approx. 4:15 p.m. ...
  • A-State’s Stirn Continues Play at NCAA Regional

    A-State’s Stirn Continues Play at NCAA Regional

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 6:33 PM EDT2017-05-16 22:33:10 GMT
    Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)
    JONESBORO, Ark. (5/16/17) – Arkansas State freshman golfer Zan Luka Stirn shot a second-round 78 Tuesday at the NCAA Regional in Baton Rouge, La., giving him a combined 153 and placing him tied for 44th among 75 players competing at The University Club golf course. One of five individuals selected to compete at the regional, Stirn dropped 12 spots in the standings today after shooting a first-round 75 yesterday that put him in a tie for 32nd place.  However, the First Te...
    JONESBORO, Ark. (5/16/17) – Arkansas State freshman golfer Zan Luka Stirn shot a second-round 78 Tuesday at the NCAA Regional in Baton Rouge, La., giving him a combined 153 and placing him tied for 44th among 75 players competing at The University Club golf course. One of five individuals selected to compete at the regional, Stirn dropped 12 spots in the standings today after shooting a first-round 75 yesterday that put him in a tie for 32nd place.  However, the First Te...
  • Redbirds Tripped Up by Albuquerque, 6-3

    Redbirds Tripped Up by Albuquerque, 6-3

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 6:31 PM EDT2017-05-16 22:31:10 GMT

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Memphis Redbirds (25-14) left eight runners on base and hit into three double plays in a 6-3 loss to the Albuquerque Isotopes (Rockies) (20-18) Tuesday afternoon at AutoZone Park. Despite the defeat, the Redbirds have won 15 of their last 18 games. Chad Huffman was 2-for-2 with a double, a run scored, and a walk, and he was also hit by a pitch. Jhonny Peralta went 1-for-4 with an RBI single in his third game on an injury rehab a...

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Memphis Redbirds (25-14) left eight runners on base and hit into three double plays in a 6-3 loss to the Albuquerque Isotopes (Rockies) (20-18) Tuesday afternoon at AutoZone Park. Despite the defeat, the Redbirds have won 15 of their last 18 games. Chad Huffman was 2-for-2 with a double, a run scored, and a walk, and he was also hit by a pitch. Jhonny Peralta went 1-for-4 with an RBI single in his third game on an injury rehab a...

  • Valley View holds first spring practice

    Valley View holds first spring practice

  • Valley Softball is headed to the 5A Championship, 4-3 winners over Greenbrier

    Valley Softball is headed to the 5A Championship, 4-3 winners over Greenbrier

  • Jonesboro Baseball blanks Benton 5-0, headed to championship game

    Jonesboro Baseball blanks Benton 5-0, headed to championship game

  • Valley View Boys Soccer falls to De Queen 2-1

    Valley View Boys Soccer falls to De Queen 2-1

  • Greenwood softball eliminates Jonesboro 8-2

    Greenwood softball eliminates Jonesboro 8-2

  • Martin Truex Jr. living sublimely after Kansas Speedway win

    Martin Truex Jr. living sublimely after Kansas Speedway win

    Sunday, May 14 2017 11:54 PM EDT2017-05-15 03:54:15 GMT
    Sunday, May 14 2017 11:54 PM EDT2017-05-15 03:54:15 GMT
    Martin Truex Jr. finally won at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night, ending years of frustration at the track.
    Martin Truex Jr. finally won at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night, ending years of frustration at the track.
  • A-State Track & Field finishes SBC Outdoor Championships with seven individual champions

    A-State Track & Field finishes SBC Outdoor Championships with seven individual champions

    Sunday, May 14 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-05-15 02:38:34 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    Arlington, TX (A-State) – The Arkansas State University track and field team finished competition at the Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Championships Sunday with four more individual champions for a total of seven over the three-day meet. The A-State women had a strong outing over the three days and finished second in the team standings with a total of 118 points. Texas State won the women’s team championship with 154.5 points while UT Arlington earned the men’s t...
    Arlington, TX (A-State) – The Arkansas State University track and field team finished competition at the Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Championships Sunday with four more individual champions for a total of seven over the three-day meet. The A-State women had a strong outing over the three days and finished second in the team standings with a total of 118 points. Texas State won the women’s team championship with 154.5 points while UT Arlington earned the men’s t...
  • A-State Baseball falls in series finale at Georgia Southern

    A-State Baseball falls in series finale at Georgia Southern

    Sunday, May 14 2017 6:37 PM EDT2017-05-14 22:37:29 GMT
    Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)
    Statesboro, GA (A-State) – The Arkansas State baseball offense couldn’t solve Georgia Southern’s pitching in a 6-1 loss to the Eagles in the series finale Sunday afternoon at J.I. Clements Stadium in Statesboro. The Red Wolves (23-26, 11-16 SBC) managed six hits on the day, but were only able to push across a single run. Georgia Southern (35-17, 17-10 SBC) registered eight hits and scored six runs powered by two, three-run innings in the third and fifth. A-Sta...
    Statesboro, GA (A-State) – The Arkansas State baseball offense couldn’t solve Georgia Southern’s pitching in a 6-1 loss to the Eagles in the series finale Sunday afternoon at J.I. Clements Stadium in Statesboro. The Red Wolves (23-26, 11-16 SBC) managed six hits on the day, but were only able to push across a single run. Georgia Southern (35-17, 17-10 SBC) registered eight hits and scored six runs powered by two, three-run innings in the third and fifth. A-Sta...
  • Late run sends Harding to Central Region Super Regional

    Late run sends Harding to Central Region Super Regional

    Sunday, May 14 2017 6:35 PM EDT2017-05-14 22:35:24 GMT
    Sports - Harding BisonSports - Harding Bison
    Searcy, AR (Harding) - Harding sophomore Alexus Lawellin scored on a wild pitch with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Lady Bisons a 4-3 victory over Winona State and the NCAA Division II Central Region 1 Tournament championship on Sunday at Harding Softball Field. With the victory, No. 2-ranked Harding moved into the Super Regional next Thursday and Friday against Minnesota State. Harding will host the best-two-of-three Super Regional with Thurs...
    Searcy, AR (Harding) - Harding sophomore Alexus Lawellin scored on a wild pitch with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Lady Bisons a 4-3 victory over Winona State and the NCAA Division II Central Region 1 Tournament championship on Sunday at Harding Softball Field. With the victory, No. 2-ranked Harding moved into the Super Regional next Thursday and Friday against Minnesota State. Harding will host the best-two-of-three Super Regional with Thurs...
  • Redbirds continue winning ways in 6-5 Mother’s Day thriller

    Redbirds continue winning ways in 6-5 Mother’s Day thriller

    Sunday, May 14 2017 6:33 PM EDT2017-05-14 22:33:42 GMT
    Memphis, TN (Redbirds) – The Memphis Redbirds (24-13) scored all six of their runs in the final two innings Sunday afternoon at AutoZone Park, and Marco Gonzales led the way on the mound in a 6-5 Mother’s Day win over the El Paso Chihuahuas (17-20). With the win, the Redbirds have won 14 of their last 16 games. Gonzales, making his second start after missing 609 days due to injury, worked 7.0 innings and allowed just one run on three hits while striki...
    Memphis, TN (Redbirds) – The Memphis Redbirds (24-13) scored all six of their runs in the final two innings Sunday afternoon at AutoZone Park, and Marco Gonzales led the way on the mound in a 6-5 Mother’s Day win over the El Paso Chihuahuas (17-20). With the win, the Redbirds have won 14 of their last 16 games. Gonzales, making his second start after missing 609 days due to injury, worked 7.0 innings and allowed just one run on three hits while striki...
  • Weaver shines, offense erupts in 10-1 win

    Weaver shines, offense erupts in 10-1 win

    Saturday, May 13 2017 11:05 PM EDT2017-05-14 03:05:53 GMT
    Memphis, TN (Redbirds) – Luke Weaver struck out nine in 7.0 innings, and the Memphis Redbirds’ (23-13) offense put together 10 runs on 14 hits in a 10-1 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas (17-19) Saturday night at AutoZone Park. Weaver allowed his first run and first walk of the season in the game, but that was about all the Chihuahuas could muster in his 7.0 innings as he scattered just six hits. In 22.0 innings over four starts this season, Weaver has allowe...
    Memphis, TN (Redbirds) – Luke Weaver struck out nine in 7.0 innings, and the Memphis Redbirds’ (23-13) offense put together 10 runs on 14 hits in a 10-1 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas (17-19) Saturday night at AutoZone Park. Weaver allowed his first run and first walk of the season in the game, but that was about all the Chihuahuas could muster in his 7.0 innings as he scattered just six hits. In 22.0 innings over four starts this season, Weaver has allowe...
  • Local scores for May 13th, 2017

    Local scores for May 13th, 2017

    Saturday, May 13 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-05-14 02:36:40 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Baseball: Jonesboro 11  Pine Bluff 3 GCT 3  Little Rock Christian 10  Manila 3  Greenland 10  Riverside 5  Genoa Central 1  Riverside 5  Greenland 9  Bay 0  Woodlawn 7  Softball: Valley View 3  White Hall 2 Armorel 0  Taylor 5  Paragould 2  Dequeen 6  Jonesboro 5  Lake Hamilton 4 

    Baseball: Jonesboro 11  Pine Bluff 3 GCT 3  Little Rock Christian 10  Manila 3  Greenland 10  Riverside 5  Genoa Central 1  Riverside 5  Greenland 9  Bay 0  Woodlawn 7  Softball: Valley View 3  White Hall 2 Armorel 0  Taylor 5  Paragould 2  Dequeen 6  Jonesboro 5  Lake Hamilton 4 

  • Two individual champions highlight day two of SBC Outdoor Championships

    Two individual champions highlight day two of SBC Outdoor Championships

    Saturday, May 13 2017 10:30 PM EDT2017-05-14 02:30:35 GMT
    Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)

    Arlington, TX (A-State) – Shemiah Brooks and Erin Farmer each won individual championships to highlight day two of the Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Championships for Arkansas State University track and field. The A-State women’s team enters the third and final day of competition with 54 points to rank third in the overall standings. South Alabama (72.5) and Texas State (54.5) are ahead of the Red Wolves with UT Arlington (53) also well within reach. On the 

    Arlington, TX (A-State) – Shemiah Brooks and Erin Farmer each won individual championships to highlight day two of the Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Championships for Arkansas State University track and field. The A-State women’s team enters the third and final day of competition with 54 points to rank third in the overall standings. South Alabama (72.5) and Texas State (54.5) are ahead of the Red Wolves with UT Arlington (53) also well within reach. On the 

  • Six-run seventh lifts No. 2 Harding over No. 21 Southern Arkansas

    Six-run seventh lifts No. 2 Harding over No. 21 Southern Arkansas

    Saturday, May 13 2017 7:49 PM EDT2017-05-13 23:49:26 GMT
    Sports - Harding BisonSports - Harding Bison
    Searcy, AR (Harding) - No. 2-ranked Harding used four walks, two hits, two wild pitches and a hit batter to score six runs in the top of the seventh inning and defeat No. 21 Southern Arkansas 7-2 in the winners' bracket final Saturday at the NCAA Division II Central Region 1 Tournament at the Harding Softball Field. With the victory, Harding (56-6) advanced to Sunday's championship game at 10 a.m. Southern Arkansas (46-17) will play Saturday at 4 p.m. against the winner of Winon...
    Searcy, AR (Harding) - No. 2-ranked Harding used four walks, two hits, two wild pitches and a hit batter to score six runs in the top of the seventh inning and defeat No. 21 Southern Arkansas 7-2 in the winners' bracket final Saturday at the NCAA Division II Central Region 1 Tournament at the Harding Softball Field. With the victory, Harding (56-6) advanced to Sunday's championship game at 10 a.m. Southern Arkansas (46-17) will play Saturday at 4 p.m. against the winner of Winon...
  • Highlights: Valley View girls soccer falls to Harrison

    Highlights: Valley View girls soccer falls to Harrison

  • Highlights: Harding softball vs. Southern Arkansas

    Highlights: Harding softball vs. Southern Arkansas

  • Late Rally Sinks A-State Baseball at Georgia Southern

    Late Rally Sinks A-State Baseball at Georgia Southern

    Friday, May 12 2017 11:33 PM EDT2017-05-13 03:33:00 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    STATESBORO, Ga. (5/12/17) – The Arkansas State baseball team took a 4-3 lead into the bottom of the seventh inning, but a four-run inning off the bullpen put Georgia Southern in front 7-4 as the Eagles held on to win by the same score Friday night at J.I. Clements Stadium in Statesboro, Ga. Bo Ritter entered the game for A-State (22-25, 10-15 SBC) and allowed a single and walked the second hitter to find himself in a jam. Jordan Wren bunted and hustled down the line to make i...
    STATESBORO, Ga. (5/12/17) – The Arkansas State baseball team took a 4-3 lead into the bottom of the seventh inning, but a four-run inning off the bullpen put Georgia Southern in front 7-4 as the Eagles held on to win by the same score Friday night at J.I. Clements Stadium in Statesboro, Ga. Bo Ritter entered the game for A-State (22-25, 10-15 SBC) and allowed a single and walked the second hitter to find himself in a jam. Jordan Wren bunted and hustled down the line to make i...
  • 2A State Baseball Highlights: St. Joseph 4, Sloan-Hendrix 3

    2A State Baseball Highlights: St. Joseph 4, Sloan-Hendrix 3

  • State tournament schedule changes due to weather

    State tournament schedule changes due to weather

  • 5A Girls State Soccer Highlights: Valley View 6, Sylvan Hills 0

    5A Girls State Soccer Highlights: Valley View 6, Sylvan Hills 0

  • 2A State Softball Highlights: Spring Hill 5, Marmaduke 1

    2A State Softball Highlights: Spring Hill 5, Marmaduke 1

  • 5A State HS Baseball Highlights: Vilonia 9, Nettleton 3

    5A State HS Baseball Highlights: Vilonia 9, Nettleton 3

  • 5A State HS Baseball Highlights: Greenbrier 7, Wynne 4

    5A State HS Baseball Highlights: Greenbrier 7, Wynne 4

  • BIC Baseball has eyes set on 2A baseball title

    BIC Baseball has eyes set on 2A baseball title

  • HS 5A State Softball Highlights: Paragould 2, Farmington 1

    HS 5A State Softball Highlights: Paragould 2, Farmington 1

  • Lyon earns No. 4 seed in National Tournament

    Lyon earns No. 4 seed in National Tournament

    Thursday, May 11 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-05-12 03:37:25 GMT
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round field was released Thursday afternoon by the national office, and the Lyon College baseball team (34-22) earned a No. 4 seed in the Hattiesburg Bracket. The Scots are paired up with No. 1 seed Southeastern University (Fla.), No. 2 seed Texas Wesleyan University, No. 3 seed William Carey University (Miss.) and No. 5 seed Louisiana State University-Alexandria in the double-elimination bracket.  The ...
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round field was released Thursday afternoon by the national office, and the Lyon College baseball team (34-22) earned a No. 4 seed in the Hattiesburg Bracket. The Scots are paired up with No. 1 seed Southeastern University (Fla.), No. 2 seed Texas Wesleyan University, No. 3 seed William Carey University (Miss.) and No. 5 seed Louisiana State University-Alexandria in the double-elimination bracket.  The ...
  • May 8 HS Baseball/Softball Scores

    May 8 HS Baseball/Softball Scores

    Monday, May 8 2017 11:59 PM EDT2017-05-09 03:59:07 GMT
    Baseball: 4A East Central Arkansas Christian 9, Heber Springs 2 Westside 2, Lonoke 1 Central Arkansas Christian 14, Westside 3 (Championship) Lonoke 12, Heber Springs 9 (3rd Place) 3A-3 Corning 7, Clinton 5 Manila 6, Riverside 4 Riverside 12, Clinton 1 (3rd Place) Corning 5, Manila 4 (Championship) 2A-North BIC 5, Sloan-Hendrix 4 (Championship) 1A-2 Armorel 13, Bay 2 (Championship) Viola 6, Mammoth Spring 2 (3rd Place) Softball: 4A East Stuttgart 13, Harrisburg 3 He...
    Baseball: 4A East Central Arkansas Christian 9, Heber Springs 2 Westside 2, Lonoke 1 Central Arkansas Christian 14, Westside 3 (Championship) Lonoke 12, Heber Springs 9 (3rd Place) 3A-3 Corning 7, Clinton 5 Manila 6, Riverside 4 Riverside 12, Clinton 1 (3rd Place) Corning 5, Manila 4 (Championship) 2A-North BIC 5, Sloan-Hendrix 4 (Championship) 1A-2 Armorel 13, Bay 2 (Championship) Viola 6, Mammoth Spring 2 (3rd Place) Softball: 4A East Stuttgart 13, Harrisburg 3 He...
  • Cloud Computing edges out Preakness win at the wire

    Cloud Computing edges out Preakness win at the wire

    Friday, May 19 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-05-19 19:57:41 GMT
    Saturday, May 20 2017 7:23 PM EDT2017-05-20 23:23:36 GMT

    Of the 10 horses in the Preakness, half were not in the Kentucky Derby, putting all on eyes the two frontrunners, but Always Dreaming faded in the second half of the race and Cloud Computing edged Classic Empire just before the wire to take the win.

    Of the 10 horses in the Preakness, half were not in the Kentucky Derby, putting all on eyes the two frontrunners, but Always Dreaming faded in the second half of the race and Cloud Computing edged Classic Empire just before the wire to take the win.

  • Harden, James top All-NBA team; George, Hayward shut out

    Harden, James top All-NBA team; George, Hayward shut out

    Thursday, May 18 2017 8:41 PM EDT2017-05-19 00:41:22 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 8:41 PM EDT2017-05-19 00:41:22 GMT
    All-NBA first team: James Harden a unanimous pick, joined on team by LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, Kawhi Leonard and Anthony Davis.
    All-NBA first team: James Harden a unanimous pick, joined on team by LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, Kawhi Leonard and Anthony Davis.
  • Always Dreaming, Classic Empire are neighbors in Preakness

    Always Dreaming, Classic Empire are neighbors in Preakness

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-05-18 03:46:59 GMT
    Wednesday, May 17 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-05-18 03:46:59 GMT
    Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming has been made the early 4-5 favorite for the Preakness.
    Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming has been made the early 4-5 favorite for the Preakness.
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