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Alumni members of the UA band fill in over the holiday break

Eric Vaught (left) of Fayetteville plays clarinet with current members of the Hogwild Band Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, during the Razorbacks’ women’s basketball game with New Orleans in Bud Walton Arena. Vaught, who played with the band from 1980-85, joined four other alumni members of the band in filling during the holidays when many members […]

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Dogs take title 28-7 over Har-Ber

Fayetteville players celebrate their 28-7 win over Har-Ber Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, the Class 7A state championship game at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see more photographs from the game. After spending the first 16 seasons wondering if I would ever get to cover Fayetteville winning a state title in football, […]

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Prairie Grove reaches semis in cold rain

Gavin Heltemes (3) of Prairie Grove carries the ball into the end zone ahead of Ta’marcus Howard (23) of Star City Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, during the first half of play at Tiger Stadium in Prairie Grove. Anyone who knows me knows I’m not the biggest football fan, but a steady cold rain makes me […]

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Battle of the Bulldogs

Luke Rapert (22) of Fayetteville bowls over Kenneth Lane (23) of Springdale Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, on his way to the end zone during the first half of play at Jarrell Williams Bulldog Stadium in Springdale. This year’s version of the Battle of the Bulldogs was lopsided as much as it was expected to be, […]

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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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