posted: 12/24/2012 4:45 a.m.
Coin thieves get big jump, steal on Fisk In the annals of oddball crime, former Boston Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk can now see his name inscribed.
posted: 12/22/2012 2:26 a.m.
Arkansas State defensive coordinator John Thompson will be sticking around Jonesboro after serving as interim coach against Kent State in the GoDaddy.com Bowl on Jan. 6.
posted: 12/18/2012 3:37 a.m.
The horses don’t like these odds Let’s open by saying: This isn’t taken from a deleted scene from Swiss Family Robinson.
posted: 12/16/2012 3:37 a.m.
Arkansas women vs. Furman WHEN 1 p.m. Central WHERE Timmons Center, Greenville, S.C. RECORDS Arkansas 8-1 ; Furman 3-5 SERIES Arkansas leads 1-0
posted: 12/16/2012 3:35 a.m.
Kentucky sliding in other polls Unease is creeping across the Bluegrass State after the Kentucky Wildcats’ less-than dominant start to the season.
posted: 12/14/2012 2:27 a.m.
Before climbing aboard a flight Tuesday to meet with Bryan Harsin, Arkansas State Athletic Director Terry Mohajir made a promise to ASU System President Chuck Welch and ASU Chancellor Tim Hudson regarding his search for a new football coach.
posted: 12/13/2012 12:54 a.m.
It took less than 10 minutes Tuesday for Bryan Harsin to convince the search committee he was the right choice to replace Gus Malzahn as Arkansas State’s head football coach.
posted: 12/12/2012 12:51 a.m.
Arkansas State will name Texas co-offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin as its head football coach today, a week after Gus Malzahn bolted after one season as the Red Wolves’ coach to take the head coaching job at Auburn.
updated: 12/12/2012 11:26 a.m.
Arkansas State will name Texas co-offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin as the Red Wolves head coach today, with the move coming a week after former coach Gus Malzahn bolted for Auburn.
posted: 12/09/2012 3:09 a.m.
Harding Academy quarterback Will Francis made a perfect throw to Caleb Spears on a 12-yard hitch route, and the senior’s instincts kicked in.
posted: 12/09/2012 3:04 a.m.
Waymon Johnson came up with the big hit early, but Stuttgart’s defense landed the knockout blow Saturday night.
posted: 12/08/2012 3:54 a.m.
Junction City wide receiver Jarkell Brown leaned his lanky torso back in midair and grazed quarterback Shaquille Hunter’s Hail Mary pass with a swat from his right hand.
posted: 12/08/2012 3:33 a.m.
Gus Malzahn has departed for Auburn, but at least Arkansas State will have its top coordinators a month from now when it plays Kent State in the GoDaddy.com Bowl.
posted: 12/06/2012 12:58 a.m.
For a second consecutive season, Arkansas State’s bowl preparations won’t include the head coach who guided the Red Wolves to the postseason.
posted: 12/05/2012 4:16 a.m.
Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco is often at the mercy of his audience on fall afternoons in the meeting room of the Guglielmino Athletics Complex in South Bend, Ind.
posted: 12/05/2012 12:48 a.m.
Arkansas State University’s Gus Malzahn bolted Tuesday after one season of coaching the Red Wolves to return to Auburn University, where he had previously spent three seasons as offensive coordinator. His exit came just three days after ASU won its second-consecutive Sun Belt Conference title.
updated: 12/04/2012 5:21 p.m.
In the afterglow of helping Arkansas State claim its second-consecutive Sun Belt Conference title, Red Wolves Coach Gus Malzahn is returning to Auburn to take the job held by his former boss.
posted: 12/04/2012 3:51 a.m.
Mike Bobo stepped onto the Woodruff Practice Fields at Georgia in 2001 to start his first season serving as the quarterbacks coach for his alma mater after one year in the same job at Jacksonville State in rural Alabama.
posted: 12/03/2012 12:59 a.m.
Sun Belt Commissioner Karl Benson placed a trophy in Arkansas State Coach Gus Malzahn’s hands Saturday at Liberty Bank Stadium after the Red Wolves secured their second consecutive conference title in a 45-0 rout of Middle Tennessee.
updated: 12/02/2012 10:05 p.m.
Arkansas State is booked for a January trip to the Gulf Coast.
posted: 12/02/2012 3:38 a.m.
Twenty minutes after Arkansas State dismantled Middle Tennessee, Coach Gus Malzahn appeared perplexed when asked whether the Red Wolves played a perfect game to claim a second consecutive Sun Belt Conference title.
updated: 12/01/2012 6:06 p.m.
Arkansas State secured its second-consecutive Sun Belt Conference title in dominating fashion, scoring on its first seven possessions and rolling up 512 yards of offense in a 45-0 victory against Middle Tennessee on Saturday.
posted: 12/01/2012 3:07 a.m.
As Arkansas State’s offense has evolved under first-year Coach Gus Malzahn, the Red Wolves increasingly turned to a redshirt freshman wide receiver as a means to finding its proper tempo.
posted: 12/01/2012 2:42 a.m.
Prairie Grove won its first two Class 4A playoff games the hard way, twice rallying from two-touchdown deficits to advance to Friday’s semifinal against Stuttgart.
posted: 11/30/2012 4:28 a.m.
The losses keep piling up for Middle Tennessee, but so have the victories.
posted: 11/29/2012 12:52 a.m.
Arkansas State Coach Gus Malzahn could earn more than just the Sun Belt Conference trophy with a victory against Middle Tennessee on Saturday at Liberty Bank Stadium in Jonesboro.
posted: 11/27/2012 3:27 a.m.
New affairs kept private for Dorrell Eight months after resigning her position on the Arkansas football staff, Jessica Dorrell has landed a new job after moving to South Carolina. Dorrell, 25, joined the staff of the South Carolina Association of School administrators in a part-time, undisclosed role, Molly Spearman, who is the organization’s executive director, said Monday.
posted: 11/27/2012 12:08 a.m.
Arkansas State fans might want to monitor the score Saturday of a Big East match up between Connecticut and Cincinnati to see if a spot opens up in the BBVA Compass Bowl.
posted: 11/25/2012 4:01 a.m.
University of Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long announced Saturday that John L. Smith would not be retained as UA’s head football coach. Smith has made plenty of headlines since he was hired in April as the school’s interim coach.
posted: 11/25/2012 3:38 a.m.
WHEN 2:05 p.m. today WHERE Convocation Center, Jonesboro RECORDS ASU 3-1 ; Lamar 1-4 RADIO KFIN-FM, 107.9, Jonesboro SERIES Lamar leads 46-34 INTERNET astateredwolves.com
posted: 11/25/2012 3:38 a.m.
Freshman forward Shanity James hauled in a pass from forward Hannah Fohne and floated a hook shot that put the UALR women’s basketball team in control and marked her arrival in the rotation.
posted: 11/24/2012 3:39 a.m.
Stuttgart was clinging to a seven-point lead early in the fourth quarter of Friday night’s Class 4A playoff game with Warren when the Ricebirds jarred a fumble from Lumberjacks quarterback Drake Jones that bounced along the muddy ground at Moseley Stadium.
posted: 11/22/2012 12:59 a.m.
Talk about going all in on a hand Ideas often percolate in your brain that work in theory but not so much in reality.
posted: 11/21/2012 4:07 a.m.
Standing at the lectern in a packed banquet hall, Arkansas State Coach Gus Malzahn cracked a joked about the Red Wolves’ evolution during his first season.
posted: 11/20/2012 12:34 a.m.
The carousel carrying football coaches to high profile college jobs is cranking up as the regular-season winds down, but Arkansas State’s Gus Malzahn isn’t discussing if he’s along for the ride — or whether he wants to be.
posted: 11/18/2012 3:34 a.m.
Nets mascot doesn’t shine as a Knight The recently relocated Brooklyn Nets have been considered purveyors of cool, from rapper Jay-Z being a partial owner to their ultramodern home at the Barclays Center to the herringbone pattern on their home court.
updated: 11/17/2012 6:31 p.m.
Quarterback Ryan Aplin passed for a season-high 369 yards and four touchdowns, and Arkansas State rallied on the road before fending off pesky Troy in a 41-34 victory Saturday at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
posted: 11/17/2012 4:30 a.m.
Arkansas State football Coach Gus Malzahn has consistently preached an offensive philosophy based on a power running game working at warp speed to set up the pass.
posted: 11/17/2012 3:54 a.m.
Josh Jones crossed his arms and watched Harding Academy quarterback Will Francis patiently dissect Lamar’s secondary.
posted: 11/16/2012 12:50 a.m.
Andrew Tryon is eager to face Troy and the Sun Belt Conference’s best passing attack.
posted: 11/12/2012 4:29 a.m.
WHEN 7 p.m. WHERE Skyhawk Arena, Martin, Tenn. RECORDS ASU: 0-1 ; Tenn.-Martin : 0-1 SERIES Tenn.-Martin leads 4-3 RADIO KNEA-AM
posted: 11/11/2012 2:57 a.m.
Malzahn wants none of fan feud The roar went up when Arkansas State fans spotted four Red Wolves trotting toward the 50-yard-line with a banner flapping in the wind.
posted: 11/10/2012 4:40 a.m.
On Thursday night, there were brief snippets of the future Arkansas State envisions for its football program during a 45-23 victory against Louisiana-Monroe.
posted: 11/10/2012 4:29 a.m.
Arkansas State at Dayton WHEN 1 p.m. WHERE Dayton Arena, Dayton, Ohio RECORDS Season opener for both teams
posted: 11/10/2012 4:02 a.m.
Running back Lavonte Gardner bowed his head and wept as he sat on the brown turf of Bulldog Field.
posted: 11/09/2012 1:04 a.m.
Rolling out to his left, Arkansas State quarterback Ryan Aplin said he could feel the pass rushers bearing down, his feet bringing him closer to a point of no return.
posted: 11/08/2012 3 a.m.
Ryan Aplin balled his nicked-up fingers into a knot and pumped his fist for a split second.
Arkansas State’s quarterback had just finished his injury treatments when he arrived for postgame interviews Sept. 8 following a 33-28 victory against Memphis.
posted: 11/07/2012 1:43 a.m.
North Texas running back Brandin Byrd juked and slithered to the right of a flat-footed Qushaun Lee into a scant space at Apogee Stadium in Denton, Texas, on Saturday.
posted: 11/06/2012 4:03 a.m.
Louisiana-Monroe Coach Todd Berry’s voice sounded weary Monday as he confirmed the Warhawks’ latest injury, and the deepest dent in their bid among a crowded field of contenders for a Sun Belt Conference title.
posted: 11/05/2012 3:35 a.m.
An anticipated duel between a pair of top Sun Belt Conference quarterbacks might be in jeopardy after Louisiana-Monroe’s Kolton Browning was sidelined Saturday with an apparent foot injury.