Category Archives: Sports

Cowboys sign 8 of 9 draft picks

FRISCO, Texas (AP) The Dallas Cowboys have signed eight of their nine draft picks, including first-rounder Taco Charlton. Dallas announced the signings Friday at the start of the team’s rookie minicamp. Along with the eight draft picks,

Daniel signs with Hendrix

A Mountain Home High School senior will continue her athletic career on the collegiate level. Vinessa Daniel signed a national letter of intent to join the women’s basketball program at Hendrix College in Conway. Daniel says one

Derby winner arrives at Pimlico

BALTIMORE (AP) _ Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming has made himself right at home at Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Course in Stall 40, which has sheltered many of the greatest champions in horse racing history. Always Dreaming arrived

Manning’s number to be retired

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ Peyton Manning will become the first Indianapolis Colts player to have his jersey retired during a two-day celebration of his career this fall. The weekend begins with the unveiling of Manning’s statue outside Lucas

MH softball swept by Searcy

    The Mountain Home High School softball team suffered a pair of losses Tuesday afternoon at home against Searcy. Searcy won the first game 6-1. The Lady Bombers scored the game’s first run before the Lady Lions

Friday's baseball, softball results

The Mountain Home High School softball team was victorious in its opener in the Ozark Softball Classic at Harrison. The Lady Bombers defeated Nemo Vista 9-1. Maleigha Phan picked up the win as she pitched a complete

Cowboys re-sign RB Darren McFadden

FRISCO, Texas (AP) _ The Dallas Cowboys have re-signed veteran running back Darren McFadden and guard Jonathan Cooper. McFadden will go into his 10th NFL season as a backup to Ezekiel Elliott, who has the league's leading

MH baseball splits with Vilonia

    The Mountain Home High School baseball team split their double header at home Tuesday against Vilonia. The Bombers used a big second inning to win the first game 6-1. Mountain Home scored all of their runs

Monday schedule includes 4 sports

Baseball, softball, soccer and track make up the local Monday schedule. In high school baseball and softball, Norfork entertains Salem, Flippin is home against Viola, Mammoth Spring travels to Brockwell to meet Izard County, and Lead Hill

Cardinals, Braves finish in a tie

JUPITER, Fla.   A home run by Balbino Fuenmayor broke a sixth-inning tie, but Todd Cunningham's run-scoring single for St. Louis reknotted the score and the Braves and Cardinals were forced to settle on a 2-2 finish after 10

Friday's baseball, soccer results

The Mountain Home High School baseball team suffered a pair of losses in its two-day run at Rogers. The Bombers began Thursday by falling to the host Mounties 10-0. Austin Mize was the losing pitcher on the

Thursday's basketball state championship scores

    Thursday’s State Playoff Scores BOYS BASKETBALL Class 2A Championship      Earle 81, Marked Tree 62 Class 5A Championship      Pulaski Mills 65, LR Parkview 61 GIRLS BASKETBALL Class 1A Championship      Bay 40, Wonderview 34 Class 5A Championship      Watson

MH drops pair at Batesville

    The Mountain Home High School softball team had a rough start to 6A/5A-2 District play Wednesday as they dropped a pair of games at Batesville. Batesville won by scores of 11-1 and 9-0. The Mountain Home

Local Tuesday schedule includes 5 sports

Basketball, baseball, softball, soccer and track make up the local Tuesday schedule. The Mountain Home High School softball and baseball teams were both scheduled to play at Batesville but those games have been postponed until Wednesday. In

Thursday's state tournament results

The Class 3A State Basketball Tournament wrapped up its opening round Thursday at Bald Knob. Marshall watched its season come to an end on the boys’ side. The Bobcats were edged out by Tuckerman 41-39. Mountain View’s

Troy upsets Arkansas State 81-72

TROY, Ala. (AP) _ Jordon Varnado and DeVon Walker combined for 38 points and Troy upset Arkansas State 81-72 in a wire-to-wire win on Thursday night, securing its first winning season in seven years. Arkansas State, second

No. 12 Florida handles Arkansas 78-65

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) _ Canyon Barry scored 14 points, his best game since injuring an ankle two weeks ago, and No. 12 Florida handled Arkansas 78-65 on Wednesday night. Kasey Hill, KeVaughn Allen and Chris Chiozza added

Aggies roll past Mizzou

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) _ Tonny Trocha-Morelos scored 18 points on 6-for-9 shooting, helping Texas A&M defeated Missouri 60-43 Tuesday. Missouri (7-22, 2-15 Southeastern Conference) took a 7-6 lead in a slow-paced, low-scoring first half, but Texas

Monday's basketball, soccer results

The Mountain Home junior varsity girls’ soccer team had a rough outing at home as they were shut out by Southside Batesville’s varsity squad 2-0. Paola Harvey recorded three saves for the J.V. Lady Bombers. Mountain Home’s

Arkansas women fall to Auburn Sunday

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Seniors Jessica Jackson and Alecia Cooley both had double-doubles but the University of Arkansas women’s basketball team suffered a 70-64 loss to Auburn in the final game of the regular season in Bud

Arkansas picks up victory at Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Jaylen Barford scored 20 points and Dusty Hannahs added 18 and Arkansas held off Auburn 79-68 on Saturday to win its fifth consecutive game. Daryl Macon added 13 for the Razorbacks.     WebReadyTM Powered

Missouri gets edged out by Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Deandre Burnett scored 28 points, Breein Tyree added 15 and Mississippi beat Missouri 80-77 Saturday. Frankie Hughes led Missouri with 22 points while Jordan Barnett scored 14.     WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

Arkansas sweeps SEC indoor track titles

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Arkansas swept the men's and women's team titles Saturday in the Southeastern Conference indoor track championships. This marks the third straight title for the Arkansas women and the fifth in the last six years

Friday's postseason basketball results

There was plenty of high school basketball Friday as regional semifinals were held throughout the Natural State. Norfork’s girls advanced to the championship game of the Class 1A Region 2 Tournament at Calico Rock. The Lady Panthers

C.J. Spiller signs with Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs have signed veteran running back C.J. Spiller, providing depth behind Spencer Ware in a move that could mean Jamaal Charles will be cut in a cost-saving move. The Chiefs would owe

Thursday's regional tournament results

Several area basketball teams were in action Thursday as regional tournaments around Arkansas wrapped up their opening rounds. Cotter’s girls watched their season come to an end in the Class 2A North Regional Tournament at Carlisle. The

Wednesday's regional tournament results

Regional tournament play got underway Wednesday across the Natural State. Calico Rock is hosting the Class 1A Region 2 Tournament at the Harold Ray Jeffrey Gymnasium. Norfork’s girls were able to clinch a bid to next week’s

MH to host Harrison for benefit baseball

The Mountain Home High School baseball team will have a preseason tuneup at home Thursday. The Bombers will host Harrison for benefit action. The varsity game begins at 4:30 followed by the junior varsity contest.     WebReadyTM