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Commentary: Improvement Predicted For UA

Aug 27, 2014 8:58am

Because this is a weekly newspaper today is the last chance to do the prognostication column mandated for membership in the sports column writers association.

It’s not that I’ve been waiting...

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Canada Pitches, Hits Lady Rattlers Past County Line

Mar 26, 2014 8:41am

Three hitters into the game against County Line last Monday Kayla Canada and the Lady Rattlers were already down 1-0. Canada would not allow another run and she knocked in the go-ahead run as the...

Miles Still To Go For Coach At Nebraska

Mar 20, 2014 10:49am

Most sports writers won’t admit to cheering for certain teams at the NCAA Tournament. It’s a violation of the code. There shall be no cheering from the press box (or similar), or they’ll take away...

<p><strong>Head first.</strong> Cody Harrel prepares to slide head first into third base to complete a triple against Ozark Friday night. Harrel was 3-for-4 in the game.</p>

Bearcats Win Inaugural Tournament

Mar 19, 2014 12:00am

Before a 13-run fifth inning in the finals of the River Valley/NWA Classic it appeared the Bearcats were destined for their second tournament runner-up finish in as many weeks.

But after...

Lady Bearcats Fall Twice

Mar 18, 2014 11:59pm

The Booneville softball team tested the waters against 6A and 7A competition last week. But the fielding, which had been so steady in the Clarksville tournament, took the week off as the Lady Cats...

<p>Dalton Gray prepares to launch the discus. Gray won both the disc and the shot put.</p>

Bearcats Win Bearcat Relays

Mar 18, 2014 11:58pm

With Josh Smith accounting for 40.5 points by himself the Booneville Bearcat track team won Bearcat Relays last week by 59 points over second place Waldron in the 10-school meet.

The meet...

UAFS Set For First National Tournament

Mar 14, 2014 3:20pm

FORT SMITH, Ark. – Moments after hearing their name called out during Sunday’s NCAA Division II National Tournament Selection Show, the UAFS men’s basketball celebrated earning their first trip to...

<p><strong>Back safely</strong>. Booneville first baseman Michael Drawbaugh is set to glove a pickoff attempt in a tournament game Saturday in Mena against the Greenwood JV.</p>

Bearcats, Wolski Get Best Of Pirates

Mar 11, 2014 7:27pm

Brandon Wolski and Dover’s Christian Ewing hooked up in a classic to close the regular season last year. They picked up where they left off in Booneville’s season opener in a tournament in Mena...

<p><strong>Tourney champs</strong>. The Booneville Lady Cats won the Clarksville softball tournament last weekend, beating Ozark 9-1 in the championship game. (Bottom, from left) Jaycie Rodatz, Holley Maness, Morgan Osborne, Hannah McClung, Sabreena Alfaro, Whitney Tatum, John Weaver. (Top) Assistant coach Dena Brown, Kristin Brown, Mariah Reagan, Taylor Bauer, Carley Wooldridge, Camry Robertson, Kelcee Herrera, Ashdon Ross and head coach Doc Crowley.</p>

Lady Cats Win Clarksville Tournament

Mar 11, 2014 7:27pm

It was a tired but happy Booneville Lady Cat softball team at the end of the Clarksville tournament over the weekend. They had to come through the losers’ bracket after a third-round stumble...

<p><strong>Safe at third</strong>. Layton Robinson slides head first into third during a five run fifth inning that gave the Magazine Rattlers an 8-3 lead on their way to an 8-6 win over Mansfield.</p>

Rattlers Win Odd Opener

Mar 11, 2014 7:26pm

Given the oddities of the game, a better ending would have been difficult to concoct.

Layton Robinson threw six innings then recorded all three outs at first in the seventh, the final one...

<p><strong>Sacrifice</strong>. Magazine first baseman Loren Mathews takes a throw from Kayla Canada to retire a Lavaca batter who put down a bunt to move a runner over Friday.</p>

Lady Rattlers Win Opener At Danville, Fall To Lavaca

Mar 11, 2014 7:26pm

Madison Cotton hit a home run and a triple, Megan Hall tripled twice and Destiny Bennett had three hits for Magazine in a season opening 15-3 five inning route of Danville Thursday.

Magazine...

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