posted: 05/19/2013 4:33 a.m.
William McCauley’s three-run home run in the sixth inning started Jonesboro’s comeback. The senior catcher’s hard-hit single in the seventh made it complete.
posted: 05/19/2013 4:31 a.m.
Taking full advantage of a hitter’s count, Chase Whitehead brought home Taylor’s game-winning run and a state championship.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:20 a.m.
Greenwood barely broke a sweat on its way to earning a spot in today’s Class 6A baseball state championship game.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:17 a.m.
Brett Price and the Fayetteville Bulldogs had a little something extra for Rogers on Friday afternoon.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:14 a.m.
Harding Academy roughed up Fordyce in a number of ways Friday night.
posted: 05/16/2013 4:02 a.m.
Affeldt now sleeping a lot sounder Jeremy Affeldt makes $6 million a year pitching for the San Francisco Giants, and reportedly has grossed at least $30 million since joining the major leagues in 2002.
posted: 05/12/2013 3:57 a.m.
BENTON — J.D. Rainwater seems to undergo a power surge in the state baseball tournament. On Saturday, the Jonesboro third baseman helped power the Hurricane into a state title game.
posted: 05/11/2013 4:08 a.m.
A weather delay did nothing to slow Justin Vincent.
posted: 05/10/2013 4:12 a.m.
Shortly after lining a one-out single back up the middle in the bottom of sixth inning, Russellville’s Cody Campbell got the green light to keep running.
posted: 05/09/2013 4:31 a.m.
The first time Randy Sandefur laid eyes on University of Arkansas signee Alex Gosser, the North Little Rock baseball coach knew he was looking at someone special.
posted: 05/09/2013 4 a.m.
Kiss Cam rebuff gets wet answer The Kiss Cam: one of the staples of mid-game entertainment at ballparks across the country.
posted: 05/05/2013 3:30 a.m.
Fielder is after what Hunter has During the Detroit Tigers’ most recent homestand, Prince Fielder was walking to the plate to the accompaniment of Wolfgang Mozart.
posted: 05/04/2013 3:27 a.m.
Kobe’s beef: Mom, don’t sell my stuff Kobe Bryant is in a court battle to try to keep his mother from auctioning off mementos from his high school days in Pennsylvania and his early years with the Los Angeles Lakers.
posted: 05/02/2013 3:45 a.m.
Big board a big issue at Wrigley Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts on Wednesday threatened to move the team if plans for upgrades and renovations of Wrigley Field are not approved.
posted: 04/28/2013 3:44 a.m.
Anything beats $20 per month Cuba is breaking a five-decade ban on professional boxing and joining an international semipro league.
posted: 04/25/2013 3:40 a.m.
For Jets fans, torture isn’t anything new If you’re a fan of Game of Thrones, either the HBO show or the series of books upon which it’s based, you know that it’s set in a world where the foolhardy and incompetent meet ugly, cinematic ends.
posted: 04/20/2013 3:41 a.m.
Just keep eye out for strike Forget tough pitching match ups, the Valencia (Calif.) West Ranch High baseball team has much bigger problems.
posted: 04/18/2013 3:54 a.m.
Friendly confines has a foe Lance Berkman is no fan of Wrigley Field, and for that matter, the city of Chicago.
posted: 04/15/2013 3:29 a.m.
TJ Ford Elite rode its defense and the rebounding of Frank Iheanacho and Treylin Farris to the 17-and-under Real Deal in the Rock title Sunday afternoon.
posted: 04/14/2013 3:18 a.m.
Big men in action at ‘Deal’ Jahlil Okafor and Cliff Alexander are no longer missing in action at the Real Deal in the Rock.
posted: 04/14/2013 3:15 a.m.
The most well-known name on the Atlanta Celtics’ 17 and under roster is center David Sharpe, who is more well known for playing left tackle.
posted: 04/13/2013 4:15 a.m.
Chicago-based Mac Irvin Fire played without its big guns on Friday night but the country’s top-ranked summer team managed to survive without them.
posted: 04/12/2013 4:21 a.m.
The Real Deal in the Rock has managed to bring the nation’s best high school basketball players to central Arkansas by being unbiased.
posted: 04/11/2013 3:34 a.m.
Bubba keeps it simple This meal was about as “Bubba” as you can get.
posted: 04/07/2013 3:59 a.m.
Bobby Portis has proven to be one of the most highly regarded high school basketball players from Arkansas in recent memory, but he was ready to give up on the game five years ago.
posted: 04/07/2013 3:55 a.m.
Megan Hartness is a tough player to categorize.
posted: 04/07/2013 3:51 a.m.
Bold decisions seem to be the norm for Tyler Scaife and it’s difficult to dispute the results.
posted: 04/07/2013 3:45 a.m.
KeVaughn Allen played so well this season that North Little Rock Coach Johnny Rice had trouble recalling any of the 6-3 sophomore’s poor decisions.
posted: 04/07/2013 3:01 a.m.
Rules just a thorn in Rose’s side Pete Rose was known throughout his career for his hard nosed style of play, so when it comes to unwritten rules, he’s not listening.
posted: 04/04/2013 3:52 a.m.
Little Rock Hall’s Bobby Portis and Tyler Scaife helped lead their respective teams to victories Wednesday night in the McDonald’s All-American games.
posted: 04/04/2013 3:40 a.m.
Griner on the radar of Cuban Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban wields a strong hand when it comes to scouting and appraising his team’s personnel moves, and on Tuesday he remarked about a potential drafting of Baylor center Brittney Griner, the NCAA’s all-time leading shot-blocker : “If she is the best on the board, I will take her,” Cuban said before the Mavericks game Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Lakers.
posted: 03/31/2013 3:49 a.m.
Silent Pat speaks up on Celtics Once a Celtics hater, always one.
posted: 03/28/2013 1:58 a.m.
Prep team pulls Dibs very early Apparently former major league pitcher Rob Dibble could not cut it as a high school baseball coach. The former Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher has been fired after only 10 games as the head coach of Calabasas (Calif.) High School.
posted: 03/21/2013 4:14 a.m.
King decries belly putter ‘contraption’ Arnold Palmer strongly stated his case Wednesday that golf doesn’t need a “contraption” like the anchored putting stroke and the sport’s success requires everyone to play by the same rules.
posted: 03/17/2013 3:14 a.m.
Rocky II home on the block Want to live like Rocky Balboa? The Italian Stallion’s house is on the market.
posted: 03/14/2013 2:46 a.m.
These fans really dig their soccer A group of Turkish soccer fans were caught trying to dig their way into an arena Monday night in a bid to see their team training in preparation for Tuesday’s Champions League game in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
posted: 03/13/2013 4:37 a.m.
Justin McCleary and Keith Charleston have been going after each other all season, but it was not until Tuesday’s All-Metro Classic that the two Jacksonville players were on opposite sides.
posted: 03/12/2013 3:42 a.m.
Evan James sent the high school basketball season out with a bang.
posted: 03/12/2013 3:33 a.m.
Little Rock Hall won its fourth consecutive boys state basketball title, North Little Rock won its first state title in 42 years and 83,216 fans flocked to Barton Coliseum for high school basketball’s premier event last weekend.
posted: 03/10/2013 5:29 a.m.
Fayetteville grabbed a lead on North Little Rock during the fourth quarter of Saturday’s boys Class 7A state championship game.
posted: 03/10/2013 4:49 a.m.
Malvern Coach Jess Martin designed a last-second play for a girl who had not scored the entire game.
posted: 03/09/2013 4:01 a.m.
Will Francis matched his state final football MVP award with one in basketball Friday.
posted: 03/09/2013 3:59 a.m.
There was no panic attack after Jessica Jackson’s asthma attack.
posted: 03/08/2013 4:23 a.m.
Greenland played a nearly perfect game against what was a perfect team.
posted: 03/08/2013 3:59 a.m.
Pottsville’s Michael Perry had one steal Thursday night, and it came at the most opportune time.
posted: 03/08/2013 3:55 a.m.
Alma has attention of Joyner Jacksonville knocked off 5A-West champion Clarksville in the state tournament semifinals last weekend, setting up today’s Class 5A state championship game with the 5A-West’s third-place team — Alma.
posted: 03/07/2013 3:54 a.m.
At the start of the season, first-year head coach Johnny Rice was hoping North Little Rock would be a relevant force in boys high school basketball.
posted: 03/07/2013 3:51 a.m.
Grieving the death of Molly B Southern Arkansas University is mourning the loss of a beloved icon, Molly B.
posted: 03/07/2013 3:49 a.m.
Former star gives Hall advice The last time Little Rock Hall’s girls reached the state championship game came in 1997. Sixteen years later, the Lady Warriors are back and former Hall standout Celia Anderson could not be prouder.
posted: 03/06/2013 3:26 a.m.
Barry Pruitt was a member of the Jonesboro High School basketball team that won a state title in 1962 at Barton Coliseum in Little Rock. The next time Jonesboro won a boys state basketball title — a span of 32 years — Pruitt was the Hurricane coach and the venue again was Barton Coliseum.