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Tim Cooper

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Tim Cooper has been a member of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette sports department since October 1988 and began reporting on high school sports full time in 1993. Cooper, a native of Malvern, attended Henderson State
University and worked three years as a sports writer at the Paris News in Paris, Texas, from 1985 to 1988.

Recent Stories by Tim Cooper

Second Thoughts: Can 3rd time be the charm for this lefty?

posted: 08/30/2015 4:43 a.m. Discuss

He might seem to be just another pitcher with a high earned run average, languishing in the bullpen of a struggling team, but the Philadelphia Phillies' Adam Loewen is in the major leagues, again -- as a pitcher, again. Those facts alone make his story remarkable.

PULASKI COUNTY PREVIEW: Little Rock Catholic: Rockets wanting faster start, deeper run in the postseason

posted: 08/28/2015 3:14 a.m. Discuss

The Catholic Rockets are seeking a bigger payoff in 2015 after back-to-back five-victory seasons.

Second thoughts: Gold medal pays for taxi, very nice tip

posted: 08/27/2015 3:39 a.m. Discuss

Polish hammer thrower Pawel Fajdek reportedly got so "hammered" during his victory celebrations at the World Athletics Championships that he paid for a taxi with his gold medal.

Pulaski County preview: Little Rock Hall: Warriors are eager to bulk up won-loss record

posted: 08/25/2015 4 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock Hall hasn't earned a victory since Sept. 16, 2011, but Coach Tim Scarborough hopes some added strength and a heavty dose of discipline will give the Warriors a chance to end that skid soon.

Second thoughts: Perfection just a cycle in baseball

posted: 08/23/2015 4 a.m. Discuss

The worst day of Seattle Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez's career came three years after his best. On Aug. 15, Hernandez allowed a career-high 10 earned runs. On Aug. 15, 2012, he threw a perfect game. It was the fifth perfect game in the majors in less than three seasons.

Coach hopes experience, line heft will give Buffaloes edge

posted: 08/22/2015 2:24 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas Baptist College begins its ninth season of junior college football tonight, but for the first time in the program’s existence the Buffaloes will have an experienced quarterback and a beefy offensive line that could rival some of their most noteworthy opponents.

PULASKI COUNTY PREVIEW: MILLS: Comets plan to explore other options

posted: 08/19/2015 2:27 a.m. Discuss

If the Mills Comets are going to be successful in 2015, ball control will be a must.

Pulaski County Football Previews: Arkansas Baptist: Opponents better keep eye on McGonigal twins

posted: 08/16/2015 3:49 a.m. Discuss

The third in a series profiling Pulaski County’s high school football teams heading into the 2015 season.

Texas League baseball: Missions slip past Travs in ninth

posted: 08/15/2015 3:03 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas Travelers pitcher Michael Brady did everything except earn a victory Friday night at Dickey-Stephens Park.

Second thoughts: Can't be wide in Long Drive Competition

posted: 08/13/2015 2:15 a.m. Discuss

The PGA Championship staged the Long Drive Competition for the second consecutive year Tuesday and got vastly different results.

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