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Fayetteville and Har-Ber split at FHS

Blu Jones (12) of Fayetteville attempts a shot in the lane as Caroline Hornor, left, Bailey Schalk (10) and Jacie Higgins (13) of Springdale Har-Ber defend during the first half of play Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at Fayetteville High. The Fayetteville girls and Har-Ber boys won in the nightcap. Two really fun games to watch […]

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Dykes notches first SEC win in blowout of Missouri

Arkansas coach Jimmy Dykes and members of the team call the Hogs after ┬áDykes’ first conference win 73-55 win over┬áMissouri Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. Dykes is a very active coach during games and emotes more than most other coaches that I’ve seen. He was even more animated during the […]

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Arkansas edges No. 6 Bama

Amanda Wellick of Arkansas competes in the beam portion of the Razorbacks’ meet with Alabama Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville. Arkansas pulled away from Alabama in the final portions of the meet, sending the large crowd into a frenzy.

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Zak Clark hired as SHS football coach

Zak Clark speaks to students at Springdale High School Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, after being announced as the school’s new football coach during a pep rally in the gymnasium. Clark left his position as offensive coordinator at Fayetteville to take the head coaching job for the Red Dogs. I covered Clark as an eighth- and […]

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No. 5 Texas A&M slips past Arkansas

Arkansas’ Kelsey Brooks, right, drives past Texas A&M’s Courtney Walker (33) during the second half of the Razorbacks’ 52-50 loss Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. Arkansas tied the game within the last minute, but Texas A&M was able to score at the buzzer to seal the win. Former Arkansas coach […]

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Arkansas survives tough Northwestern State

Arkansas’ Jabrill Durham, left, and Northwestern State’s Jalan West collide while reaching for the ball during the first half of the Razorbacks’ 100-92 win Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville. Northwestern State put up more than just a token effort against the Razorbacks. Were it not for hot shooting by Michael […]

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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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