Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun August 2, 2015
PHOTO BY: Mark Buffalo

Cabot Public Schools Athletic Director Steve Roberts is the 2014-15 Arkansas Athletic Director of the Year. Roberts recently completed his fourth year at Cabot after a long football coaching tenure at Arkansas State University.

The right direction

Cabot AD honored with statewide award

Cabot Public Schools Athletic Director Steve Roberts was recently honored as the Arkansas Athletic Director of the Year for the 2014-15 school year. The award is presented by the Arkansas High School Athletic Administrators Association. Roberts was selected by vote to receive the title during the association’s meeting in March. He received his award during the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Week in Conway in June. “I ... READ MORE

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