Bears to scrimmage at Estes Stadium today
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) - Central Arkansas football coach Clint Conque says his team will work on a variety of scenarios in a scrimmage this afternoon at Estes Stadium in Conway. Conque said that, during the course of the scrimmage, players will face open-field situations, third-down situations, goal-line and red zone plays and two-minute offense,
For the first time this spring, a play clock will be in use. Southland Conference officials will work the scrimmage.
The Bears, who finished 10-2 last season, will host their annual Purple-Gray scrimmage next Friday.
Dooley leads Henderson St. to doubleheader sweep of Harding
SEARCY, Ark. (AP) - Jonathan Dooley's bat accounted for 8 of Henderson State's 15 runs in a doubleheader sweep of Harding. The Reddies won the first game yesterday at Searcy (SUR'-see) by a score of 7-4, and shut out the Bisons in the second game, 8-0.
Harding (24-21) trailed 7-0 in game one going into the bottom of the ninth. The Bisons rallied to score four runs and had the bases loaded with two outs and the score 7-4 -- but Wisley Correa's ground-out ended the rally and the game.
Dooley was 3 for 4 with 4 RBIs in the opener for Henderson State (30-12). His fourth home run of the season, a three-run shot in the seventh, proved to be the game-winner. Dooley got another 4 RBIs in the second game.
Mississippi State edge Razorbacks on their home courts
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Mississippi State's men's tennis team has pulled off a rally that gave them a 4-3 win over Arkansas on the Razorbacks' home courts after they were down 3-1 midway through the match.
Yesterday at Fayetteville, Arkansas got the doubles point with a pair of wins. After a loss in one singles match, Arkansas got two wins to go up 3-1. That would turn out to be the high point for the Razorbacks as they lost the next three singles contests.
Arkansas sophomore transfering to another school
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas women's basketball coach Tom Collen says Shanita Arnold, starting point guard for the Razorbacks this past season, is leaving the program to transfer to another school.
Collen said he would miss Arnold both as a player and as a person, but he's confident she's doing what's best for herself. The announcement from the school didn't say where Arnold would attend college next fall.
Arnold started all 32 games this season for the Razorbacks, averaging 5.7 points per game and 2.3 assists. Her career high was 22 points against SMU, hitting 6 of 11 from long distance.