posted: 05/23/2013 4:24 a.m.
The Sun Belt Conference is aiming to double its bowl tie-ins starting in 2014, and Little Rock could end up being one of the benefactors.
posted: 05/22/2013 5:07 a.m.
UALR and Arkansas State took to the pool play format the Sun Belt Conference used for its past two baseball tournaments better than anybody else.
posted: 05/21/2013 3:49 a.m.
The Arkansas Travelers’ longest homestand of the season didn’t end Monday night nearly as well as it began a week ago.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:30 a.m.
Anthony Bemboom’s Friday started with an early-morning flight out of Moline, Ill. It ended about 16 hours later with his new teammates shoving towels filled with shaving cream in his face.
posted: 05/18/2013 4:28 a.m.
Taggart Lockhart won’t be with the UALR men’s basketball team during summer workouts in a few weeks or when it begins practice in the fall to start next season.
posted: 05/17/2013 4:06 a.m.
Yordano Ventura did all he could to slow down the streaking Arkansas Travelers on Thursday night.
posted: 05/16/2013 4:15 a.m.
Nick Maronde would like to come out of the Arkansas Travelers bullpen more frequently than every fourth day.
posted: 05/16/2013 4:14 a.m.
The stakes surrounding the final regular-season series between UALR and Arkansas State are pretty simple.
posted: 05/15/2013 4:49 a.m.
Brandon Reed left Jonesboro three years ago after playing one season at Arkansas State and heard some harsh words from his former coach.
posted: 05/15/2013 4:40 a.m.
The Arkansas Travelers stranded five runners in the first three innings and were held to three hits in the final six Tuesday night.
posted: 05/13/2013 4 a.m.
Guys, guys: Can’t we all get along?
posted: 05/11/2013 4:03 a.m.
It didn’t take long to realize things were going to be different this time between Bentonville and Rogers Heritage.
posted: 05/09/2013 4:28 a.m.
Mount St. Mary won its first conference soccer title in five years this spring and finished the season 14-4.
posted: 05/08/2013 5:06 a.m.
Austin Pfeiffer wasn’t sure how well he hit a ball in the 12th inning Tuesday night.
posted: 05/04/2013 3:50 a.m.
Jarrett Grube has been the most consistent Arkansas Traveler through the first month of the season.
posted: 05/03/2013 4:08 a.m.
By most measures, C.J. Cron has taken rather easily to his first endeavor against Class AA pitching.
posted: 05/03/2013 3:45 a.m.
Norwood perplexed by streaks UALR is heading into a three-game series with Florida Atlantic and coming off a string of victories.
posted: 05/02/2013 4:15 a.m.
Taylor Lindsey was the recipient of a few celebratory slugs from his Arkansas Travelers teammates around home plate Wednesday afternoon.
posted: 05/01/2013 3:40 a.m.
Robbie Widlansky had his best six-game stretch as an Arkansas Traveler during last week’s road trip.
posted: 04/28/2013 3:20 a.m.
PINE BLUFF — Arkansas-Pine Bluff is four months removed from winning the Southwestern Athletic Conference title outright for the first time, and when the Golden Lions played their annual spring game Saturday, they were a day removed from seeing a UAPB player selected higher in the NFL Draft than ever before.
posted: 04/27/2013 4:03 a.m.
Terron Armstead arrived at Arkansas-Pine Bluff from Cahokia, Ill, four years ago just wanting to play football in the fall and throw the shot put in the spring.
posted: 04/27/2013 3:36 a.m.
Arkansas State Coach Bryan Harsin saw a glaring hole in an offense that otherwise returned a wealth of experience when he took over as coach this winter. He needed a proven quarterback.
posted: 04/26/2013 3:50 a.m.
Swaps in order aid UCA hopes After Central Arkansas was held to one hit in a 3-0 loss at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi last Saturday, Coach Allen Gum decided to make changes to his batting order.
posted: 04/24/2013 2:32 a.m.
Motivation with magic, cockatoo Joe Maddon is setting an awfully high bar for himself.
posted: 04/22/2013 2:45 a.m.
Austin Krajicek stopped short of admitting he’s all but mastered Futures events on the USTA Pro Circuit.
posted: 04/21/2013 3:31 a.m.
Tim Bogar changed up his lineup and the Arkansas Travelers broke out Saturday night at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock.
posted: 04/21/2013 3:07 a.m.
The journey that turns someone from an All-American collegiate tennis star to a profitable professional can be a long, arduous slog.
posted: 04/20/2013 4 a.m.
Tim Bogar thought Kaleb Cowart was getting another pitch with the tying run on third base in the bottom of the seventh inning Friday night.
posted: 04/19/2013 3:42 a.m.
The last thing the Arkansas Travelers wanted to see greeted them as they returned home from an eightday road trip: More gray skies and postponed game because of rain.
posted: 04/19/2013 3:21 a.m.
Sweep bolsters Trojans UALR has struggled at times this season and is ninth in the Sun Belt Conference standings, but Tuesday night the Trojans looked every bit the type of team Coach Scott Norwood thought they could be when they swept a doubleheader from No. 10 Oklahoma.
posted: 04/18/2013 4:06 a.m.
Steve Shields went into the spring recruiting period looking for an experienced guard who could help his inexperienced back court and a physical forward who could rebound.
posted: 04/17/2013 12:27 a.m.
Pat Summerall wasn’t from Arkansas. He grew up in Florida and lived his later years in the Dallas area.
posted: 04/16/2013 2:21 a.m.
Will Gray sat shirtless on a chair near the tennis courts at Pleasant Valley Country Club around noon Monday, an ice pack wrapped around his sore right shoulder and another covering his right ankle propped up on a table.
posted: 04/14/2013 3:06 a.m.
JONESBORO — In a final spring scrimmage mostly void of big plays or signature moments, one Arkansas State player managed to set himself apart Saturday at Liberty Bank Stadium, but he is so unassuming even some of his teammates had trouble remembering his name.
posted: 04/13/2013 4:12 a.m.
Michael Gordon didn’t arrive at Arkansas State with much patience.
posted: 04/13/2013 3:45 a.m.
Appears he’s still a bit bitter Wade Boggs insists he isn’t bitter, but the Baseball Hall of Famer really wants his jersey retired by the Boston Red Sox.
posted: 04/12/2013 4:06 a.m.
Bear bats unload in 30-0 rout Central Arkansas Coach Allen Gum was expecting a typical midweek game between the Bears and Grambling State on Tuesday night at Bear Stadium in Conway.
posted: 04/11/2013 3:52 a.m.
Early in last week’s scrimmage at Liberty Bank Stadium, Rocky Hayes trotted out to what has become his new home, lining up on a patch of turf along the left hash opposite a receiver.
posted: 04/10/2013 3:22 a.m.
Michael Roth was just happy to be on a mound facing live hitters again Tuesday night. His performance in his Class AA debut was almost an added bonus.
posted: 04/08/2013 3:52 a.m.
The Midland RockHounds’ tear through the first week of the Texas League schedule extended into central Arkansas on Sunday.
posted: 04/07/2013 4:03 a.m.
Matt Long said it always takes a few at-bats to get comfortable at the beginning of each season.
posted: 04/07/2013 3:27 a.m.
Bryan Harsin expects Arkansas State’s quarterback race to last well into the fall.
posted: 04/05/2013 3:45 a.m.
Bears get back in the swing After being held to six runs in a sweep at Oral Roberts on March 22-24, Central Arkansas’ offense got back on track — and back on base — last week.
posted: 04/05/2013 12:57 a.m.
A steady rain postponed opening day for the Arkansas Travelers on Thursday and will make for a long day today.
posted: 04/04/2013 4:18 a.m.
During a spring training game in Arizona last month, Manager Tim Bogar noticed a group of players who would end up being his Arkansas Travelers lineup in the outfield playing out of position.
posted: 04/03/2013 3:25 a.m.
The newest group of Arkansas Travelers received the most fitting welcome possible to acclimate them to spring in central Arkansas.
posted: 03/29/2013 4:39 a.m.
Trojans bringing the speed The UALR baseball team was one of the best hitting teams in the Sun Belt Conference a year ago. The Trojans had 66 home runs as a team and senior outfielder Sean Bignall hit a singleseason school record 18.
posted: 03/28/2013 3:02 a.m.
Arkansas never could get the big hit Wednesday night, which is why the Razorbacks needed a sophomore reliever to get them out of a bases-loaded jam in the ninth inning to escape lightly regarded Mississippi Valley State.
posted: 03/28/2013 12:05 a.m.
Warren Stephens was first asked about two years ago whether The Alotian Club would be interested in hosting the 2013 Western Amateur Championship.
posted: 03/27/2013 4:45 a.m.
Cheap eats to fill seats at Fenway The Boston Red Sox haven’t had a hard time selling tickets at Fenway Park the last decade or so. When they host the Baltimore Orioles for their 2013 home opener on April 8, they’ll be trying to extend a Major League Baseballrecord string of 793 consecutive sellouts.