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<p><strong>Pregame</strong>. The Booneville Bearcat basketball game huddles together during pregame activities before a recent home game. The Bearcats won twice last week and are off to a 3-1 start this season. (Photo by Audry Tabler)</p>

BHS Hoops Teams Are 4-0, 3-1

Nov 25, 2015 1:12pm

Sometimes skills used in one sport come into play in another with good effect.

Booneville’s Hannah McClung and Kaitlynn Davis used their jumping ability from volleyball to block a pair of...

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MMQB: How Bad Was It?

Oct 12, 2015 5:05am

The following sentence appears in my game story that will print Wednesday: It is the worst loss in the 48-year history of Bearcat Stadium.

Austin Ware’s 66-yard fourth quarter run, with the...

It’s Game Day!

Oct 09, 2015 5:05am

TODAY’S TICKET: Lamar at Booneville

GAME: Booneville (1-4, 0-2) vs Lamar (5-0, 2-0)

MASCOTS: Booneville Bearcats; Lamar Warriors

WHEN: 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10 at Bearcat Stadium...

<p><strong>Running lane.</strong> Marcus Nichols runs for yardage in a win at Lamar Thursday.</p>

Ulmer Leads Jr. Bearcats To Another Win

Oct 09, 2015 12:30am

Brandon Ulmer ran for 114 yards and two touchdowns and threw for 53 yards and a third score in a 28-6win in Lamar Thursday night.

All of those scores came after Carson Ray returned a Warrior...

Fantasy Football Update: A Tale Of Two Fumbles

Updated: Oct 08, 2015 2:43pm

It was a weird tale of two fumbles.

The Booneville Democrat Fantasy Football League had a game decided by the blown call between Seattle and Detroit Monday night because the Panty Raiders...

<p><strong>State champs.</strong> The Booneville girls golf team won the Class 3A state title Tuesday in Fayetteville. Pictured are (front, from left) Darby Beason and Paige Joyce. (Middle) Shelbie Duke. (Back) Paige Preston, coach Candy Goff and Olivia Tomlin.</p>

Lady Cats Claim 3A Golf Crown

Oct 06, 2015 1:18pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Darby Beason felt good enough about her state title hopes when she made the turn with a seven-shot lead that she opted to challenge the par-4, No. 10’s water-protected flag.


<p><strong>One for two</strong>. Running only his second marathon, John Holley of Oklahoma City, Okla., won the 47th annual Arkansas Marathon in Booneville Saturday.</p>

Running In Second Event, OKC Man Wins Marathon

Oct 06, 2015 1:17pm

John Holley admits his first attempt at a marathon was forgettable. The second was much, much better.

Holley, who moved his family to Oklahoma City, Okla., in April, won the 47th annual...

<p><strong>Instant offense</strong>. Max Phonlasouk made his first start Friday in Danville. The junior ran for a touchdown on his first carry and finished with 51 rushing and 29 receiving yards.</p>

Offense Puts Up Big Numbers In Loss

Oct 06, 2015 1:16pm

Hayden Fennell threw for 169 yards and three touchdowns. Caleb Draper ran for 139 yards and two touchdowns. Bearcat halfbacks combined for 122 and two more touchdowns.

Still, it would not be...

Top Ranked Lady Cats Have 17 Wins

Oct 06, 2015 1:15pm

Life at the top can be a little hairy sometimes.

Before Monday’s game at Clarksville, Coach Robert Dean informed the Booneville volleyball team that they were ranked #1 in Class 3A by...

Jr. Bearcats Win 4th Down, Battle Of Unbeatens

Oct 06, 2015 1:15pm

Five times Thursday night against Danville the Booneville Junior High Bearcats had a fourth down. Four times they converted and in winning fourth down, the Bearcats won the battle of unbeatens, 27...

<p><strong>Starting quarterback</strong>. An injury to regular starter Ethan Fairbanks put Trevor Blake (2) under center for the Rattlers to start Friday’s game in Hector. (Photo by Lawaynea Cox)</p>

Wildcats Pound Rattlers, 67-14

Oct 06, 2015 1:14pm

Hector scored touchdowns on their fifth, sixth and seventh offensive plays then returned an interception for a touchdown to open a 28-0 first quarter lead on the way to a 67-14 thrashing of the...

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