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Feb 24, 2015 2:31pm

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<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...

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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>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...

<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...

Acorn Sweeps Through Inaugural Tournament

Updated: Dec 11, 2014 4:59pm

Acorn and Dover faced off in what became the championship games of the first Booneville Tournament on Saturday. The Lady Tigers won comfortably, while the Pirates had to hold off a late Acorn...

<p><strong>Baseline move</strong>. Kaitlynn Davis drives by a Mena defender during Tuesday night’s game at Bearcat Gym.</p>

Hoops Squads Gracious Hosts

Updated: Dec 11, 2014 4:59pm

Booneville played host to a tournament for the first time since 1980, and to be fair, they proved overly gracious as both teams failed to win. They also dropped decisions against Mena on Tuesday...

<p><strong>Touchdown Bearcats</strong>. Bryson May celebrates after scoring a touchdown at Charleston Friday night.</p>

MMQB: May One Of The Best Ever

Dec 08, 2014 6:06am

Bryson May in the postseason is about as big as it has ever been in Booneville. Actually, scratch that, May is about as big as it has ever been in Booneville, period.

No, I don’t think the...

<p>James Ray takes snaps from Raymond Chumley after an injury forced starting center Tyler Mathews out of the game. (Photo by Vicky Parrish)</p>

Bearcats Mistake Prone In Loss

Dec 06, 2014 3:06am

The Booneville Bearcats had several missteps Friday night in Charleston. A fourth quarter, fourth down fumble proved to be fatal.

After turning the ball over on downs on a fourth down play...

It’s Playoff Game Day!

Dec 05, 2014 6:06am

Booneville and Charleston didn’t play each other for 17 years before a Halloween night showdown. Now, they will meet for the second time in five weeks.

With the defending Class 4A and 3A...

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