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UCA's Orr honored

University of Central Arkansas women's basketball senior guard Kamry Orr, who is from Little Rock, was named to the All-Southland Conference second team and All-Southland defensive team, the league announced Wednesday.

Orr, who received third-team honors last season, made her first appearance on the defensive team this season.

Orr averaged 17.3 points per game in Southland play, the third-highest mark in the conference. Her 2.8 steals per game also ranked second in the Southland.

-- Christian Boutwell

All-Metro Classic tonight at Hall High

The 20th annual All-Metro Classic will be played tonight at Cirks Arena on the Little Rock Hall campus.

The girls game will tip off at 6 p.m. The boys game is scheduled for an 8 p.m. tip.

The girls coaches will be Pheleisa Woods of Mills and Marion Kursh of Jacksonville. Coaching the boys will be Chris Threatt of Little Rock McClellan and Jon Coleman of Hall.

Northside's Smith to coach in Vegas

Rickey Smith, who coached the Fort Smith Northside Lady Bears to a 28-1 record and a Class 6A state championship this season, has been selected to serve as a coach at the Jordan Brand Classic next month in Las Vegas.

The classic will be held April 20 at T-Mobile Arena and will feature 24 of the nation's top high school seniors.

Smith and the Lady Bears earned the program's seventh state title -- all of them coming since 1999 -- when Northside defeated Bentonville 36-34 for the Class 6A title on Friday.


ASU falls at Missouri

Arkansas State University (11-7) scored all four of its runs in the top of the first inning Wednesday, but the Red Wolves allowed four runs in the bottom of the first and seven runs in the third inning of a 14-4, seven-inning loss to Missouri (11-5) in Columbia, Mo.

ASU (11-7) got its runs on RBI singles from Kyle MacDonald and Justin Felix, as well as a two-run single from Jaylon Deshazier.


Arkansas loses again

The University of Arkansas lost its third consecutive game Wednesday by falling to Tulsa 2-1 at Bogle Park in Fayetteville.

Arkansas (19-6) scored its only run in the first inning on catcher Taylor Greene's RBI single. Tulsa (14-8) tied the game with a home run from Haley Meinen, then took the lead in the fifth inning on an RBI double from Rylie Spell.

Sports on 03/14/2019

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