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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun March 26, 2017
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Guy-Perkins boys basketball coach John Hutchcraft, left, and his grandson and player Wyatt Spires hold the Class 1A state-championship trophy after the Thunderbirds beat Shirley in the state-title game at Bank of the Ozarks Arena in Hot Springs on March 11.

Guy-Perkins wins Hutchcraft’s 10th state championship

Donna Lampkin Stephens/Contributing Writer

Charlotte Hutchcraft Sober is the odd one out in her family. The Hutchcraft family — her father, John; brother, Jason McGinty; sister, Ashley Hutchcraft Nance; and now her son, Wyatt Spires — has combined to win 15 state championship rings at Guy-Perkins since 1984. Sober played on teams that finished runner-up in the mid-1990s. “I’ll just steal somebody else’s ring,” Sober said, chuckling. “There’s plenty around.” What she has is more ... READ MORE

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