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Arkansas flies past Dayton, 69-55

Arkansas’ Bobby Portis (10) dunks the ball against Dayton during the second half Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. Portis finished with 18 points in the win. Dayton has been a small-school powerhouse in recent years, so we expected a good game, but Arkansas’ defense was suffocating.

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Arkansas pulls away from scrappy Iona, 94-77, to go to 6-0

Arkansas’ Michael Qualls, right, collects a loose ball as Iona’s A.J. English, left, applies pressure during the second half of the Razorbacks’ 94-77 win Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. Those who are not familiar with Iona might have predicted another cupcake win for Arkansas, but Iona is a very good […]

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Warren outruns Shiloh Christian, 47-21, in quarterfinals

Trent Broughton (23) of Warren carries the ball to the goal line as Ben Olsen (8) and Jarred Moore, center, of Shiloh Christian reach to make the tackle during the first half of play Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at Champions Stadium in Springdale. I’m so accustomed to seeing Shiloh Christian blowout its opponents that it’s […]

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Fordyce blasts West Fork, 28-6

Louie Crawford, right, of West Fork reaches to bring down Caleb Hartgen (7) of Fordyce during the first half Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, of the state 3A playoff game in West Fork. A friend of mine grew up in Fordyce and was a cheerleader and a member of the marching band at Fordyce High School, […]

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Arkansas rips Danny Manning’s Deacons

Arkansas’ Rashad Madden (00) drives between Wake Forest’s Greg McClinton (11) and Devin Thomas (2) during the first half Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. A game against a familiar team from the Atlantic Coast Conference was one to look forward to. Even though Wake Forest is down right now and […]

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Arkansas blanks LSU, ends SEC skid

Arkansas fans fill the field after beating LSU Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, ending a 17-game conference losing streak that lasted 763 days. Click here to purchase photos from this gallery.

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John McDonnell honored with statue at UA

John McDonnell, former University of Arkansas cross country and track and field coach, center, and his wife, Ellen, smile as a cover is removed from a statue in his honor during a ceremony Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at John McDonnell Field on the university campus in Fayetteville. A plaza honoring past athletes and championships was […]

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Ten Fayetteville student-atheletes sign

Grant Koch, one of two Bulldogs who signed to play baseball for the University of Arkansas, speaks to a reporter after a signing ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at Fayetteville High School. Ten student-athletes from Fayetteville High School signed to play their respective sports at the college level during the ceremony. To see a school […]

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West Fork nips Greenland, 22-13, to run 3A-1 table

Brayden Burnett (20) of West Fork carries the ball into the end zone as Montana Grogan (50) of Greenland attempts to make the tackle during the first half Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, at West Fork High School. West Fork took Greenland’s best shot, but held on to remain unbeaten in the 3A-1 conference on a […]

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Shiloh Christian falls to Mena in 4A finals

Kinsey Driver, right, consoles teammate Hannah Smithson of Shiloh Christian as Mena players celebrate Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, in the Class 4A state championship game in Bank of the Ozarks Arena in Hot Springs. Mena and Shiloh Christian are truly the class of the Class 4A and the state championship match was a fun one […]

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