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UA men’s basketball student-athletes give back

Moses Kingsley (right) smiles Wednesday, July 29, 2015, as he greets students as Manuale Watkins (from left) and Jimmy Whitt, all members of the University of Arkansas men’s basketball team, hand out backpacks at the Boys and Girls Club of Fayetteville. The backpacks were filled with school supplies as needed, all provided by Dwelling Place […]

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2015 Pig Trail Mud Run

Cooper Claussen, 9, of Springdale laughs Saturday, May 30, 2015, as he crawls through mud during the annual Pig Trail Mud Run at the Ecclesia College campus in Elm Springs. The event is a fundraiser for the Springdale Rotary Club. Years ago, when I was a runner, I did everything I could to avoid mud. […]

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State championship games

Greenwood players celebrate a home run Saturday, May 23, 2015, by Sydney Parker (left) during the fourth inning of the Class 6A state championship game at Bogle Park on the campus of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Anyone who knows me know how much I love baseball, but even I’m a little burned out […]

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Dogs knocked out of tournament in Arnold’s final game

Fayetteville coach Vance Arnold (center) argues Saturday, May 16, 2015, with the plate umpire after a check-swing was ruled a strikeout to end the game during the Dogs’ 3-2 loss to Conway in the Class 7A state semifinal game at Bulldog Field in Fayetteville. Arnold has decided to retire as Bulldogs coach at the end of the season. He […]

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Perfect

Starter Andy Pagnozzi (19) of Fayetteville is congratulated on the mound by teammates after recording the final out and pitching a perfect game against Little Rock Central  Friday, May 15, 2015, of the Bulldogs’ 10-0, run-rule-shortened win in the second round of the Class 7A state baseball tournament at Bulldog Field in Fayetteville. I love […]

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Hogs rally to top Dogs in thriller

Clark Eagan (9) of Arkansas celebrates with teammates after scoring the go-ahead run against Mississippi State during the eighth inning Friday, April 24, 2015, at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. It’s fun when I realize that I’m covering an instant classic. I joked that had I paid admission, I’d be happy to do so again on […]

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Bulldog Relays

McKenzie Penne (right) of Fayetteville competes in the 100-meter hurdles during the Bulldog Relays Thursday, April 16, 2015, at the Fayetteville track at Ramay Junior High School in Fayetteville. Normally, this meet is held in either a light rain or a shocking cold — or both. When I see the assignment for this come through […]

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Arkansas “steals” one from Ole Miss, takes series

Bobby Wernes of Arkansas celebrates scoring from third while the Mississippi battery were not paying attention during the fifth inning Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. Depending upon how one scores the play, Wernes either stole home or scored on an RBI single while the defense was not paying attention to him. […]

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Arkansas handcuffed by LSU freshman

LSU starter Alex Lange celebrates the final out of the fourth inning against Arkansas Friday, March 20, 2015, at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. LSU’s freshman was sensational pitching seven innings and giving up one earned run in his first SEC road game. He was recruited heavily by Arkansas but chose to attend LSU after playing summer baseball […]

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Arkansas snaps skid, Taccolini shuts down No. 1 LSU

Starter Dominic Taccolini of Arkansas delivers a pitch against LSU during the sixth inning Thursday, March 19, 2015, at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. No one who has been around Arkansas baseball for the last quarter century is accustomed to seeing Arkansas’ baseball team struggle, but struggle they have. Seeing them come out and play hard […]

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