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<p><strong>Hardware</strong>. The FSJ-Booneville 15-under JO volleyball team, Tsunami, won the Silver Bracket championship at the Tulsa Attack tournament January 18. Pictured are (L-R): Macy Geddes, Haley Carter, Casey Townsend, Paisley Templeman, Melanie Hester, Abbie Eccles, Shyann Johnson and Jordan Weaver.</p>

Tsumani Wins Division In Tulsa Tournament

Jan 27, 2015 3:20pm

After a solid showing in their first tournament in Fayetteville over the Jan. 10-11 weekend, the Booneville JO volleyball teams showed Oklahoma what they were made of in the Tulsa Attack...

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Bearcat Junior Teams 2-1 In League Play At Break

Dec 31, 2014 11:32am

After having problems scoring points recently, Booneville’s junior girls got their offense back and the result was a pair of conference wins. They downed Two Rivers 31-24 and Danville 36-28 to...

Magazine Squads Swept At Mountainburg

Dec 31, 2014 11:31am

The Magazine senior high teams and junior high girls entered the Christmas break on a sour note having been swept at Mountainburg on Dec. 19.


<p><strong>Player of the Year.</strong> Booneville’s Justin Shackleford (right) was named the Class 3A defensive player of the year at the 2014 Farm Bureau Awards banquet last week. “Shack” is pictured with local Farm Bureau agent Keith Eichenberger.</p>

“Shack” Player Of Year

Dec 23, 2014 2:55pm

For the second year in a row the player tabbed as the best defensive player in the classification in which Booneville resides is from Booneville.

This year the Farm Bureau Award for...

<p>All State/All Conference Justin Shackleford</p>

Two Named All State; Eight All Conference

Dec 23, 2014 2:54pm

Bearcat fullback/linebacker Bryson May and noseguard/halfback Justin “Shack” Shackleford were both voted All State by Conference 3A-4 coaches. Both will also be invited to play in the Arkansas...

<p><strong>Jump pass.</strong> Paige Joyce passes the ball to a teammate during a recent Lady Cat basketball game.</p>

Lamar Handles Hoops Squads

Dec 23, 2014 2:53pm

The Booneville basketball teams ran into buzzsaws at Lamar last Tuesday as both teams suffered sportsmanship-rule defeats. But in the boys’ game, Ethan O’Bar showed why he is a welcome addition to...

<p><strong>Dribble drive.</strong> Brent Loyd drives toward the basket in the first half of the Rattlers’ game with Mansfield Friday night at Diamondback Arena.</p>

Lady Rattlers Win League Opener

Dec 23, 2014 2:52pm

The Magazine Lady Rattlers enjoyed their first win so much they followed it up with a Conference 2A-4 opening win at Eureka Springs Tuesday night.

The Rattlers saw a second half lead...

<p><strong>Winning effort.</strong> Kieara Thomas (22) scored 17 points for the Magazine Lady Rattlers as they won their first game of the season Friday over Mansfield.</p>

Loyd, Lady Rattlers Win First

Dec 17, 2014 1:35pm

The longest losing streak of Randy Loyd’s coaching career ended Friday night at Diamondback Arena.

Playing mostly sophomores the Magazine Lady Rattlers were off to an 0-9 start before...

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Four Rattlers Named All District

Dec 17, 2014 1:35pm

Four Magazine Rattlers have been named to the Conference 2A-4’s All District team, head coach Doug Powell said last week. Two others were honorable mention.

All District Rattlers were Billy...

<p><strong>Rough week</strong>. Sabreena Alfaro, shown above in a game against Mena, was one of the Lady Cats sidelined by an injury last week.</p>

Players Shift Sports

Dec 17, 2014 1:34pm

The football players joining the Booneville basketball team made an impact, not so much against Lavaca, but against Acorn on Thursday. Ethan O’Bar made a big difference inside as Booneville cut a...

<p><strong>Piling up yardage</strong>. Bryson May tosses the ball to an official after a carry in Charleston Friday night. May ran 28 times for 224 yards and a touchdown in the game Friday, finishing his career with 4,058 yards. (Photo by Vicky J. Parrish)</p>

Opportunities Slip Away

Updated: Dec 11, 2014 4:59pm

A misstep here. An ill-timed penalty there.

An injury here. A bobbled exchange there.

It all added up to a 21-14 season ending loss in the Class 3A semifinals at Alumni Field in...

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