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LITTLE ROCK If you want to go after an Arkansas elk, circle May 1 on your calendar. Thats the beginning of the application period for public land permits next fall in the Buffalo River country of
Thursday’s baseball and softball schedule includes some area teams in postseason action. The 2A-2 Conference Baseball Tournament will begin at Salem. Cotter meets Buffalo Island Central at 4:00, and Salem faces Marmaduke in a battle between Greyhounds.
Mountain Home High School’s soccer and track teams will be in action Thursday. The Bombers and Lady Bombers will finish the regular soccer season at home as they welcome Searcy to Bomber Stadium. The girls’ match kicks
The Cotter High School girl’s track won the 2A-2 District Track championship Wednesday in Pocahontas. The Lady Warriors racked up 258 points while second place Salem had 160.5. Marie Reed of Cotter was the High Point medalist.
ST. LOUIS (AP) – Marcell Ozuna hit a tiebreaking two-run single and Michael Wacha won his fourth straight start as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 9-1 on Wednesday night. Jedd Gyorko added a
The 1A-2 North Conference Track Meet was held Tuesday at Bomber Stadium in Mountain Home. On the boy’s side, Izard County won their fifth straight conference championship, finishing 31 points ahead of second place Hillcrest. The Cougars
The Mountain Home High School baseball team picked up a double header sweep of Searcy on the road Tuesday. Mountain Home won the first game 3-1. Will Gross was the winning pitcher, allowing one hit in three
In high school softball Tuesday, Mountain Home split their double header at Searcy. Mountain Home took the first game 5-2. Lauren Loving got the win in the circle. At the plate, Addison Yates ripped a pair of
The Mountain Home High School soccer teams picked up a pair of wins at Greenbrier Tuesday night. The Bombers were 5-1 winners. Paul Athicomnanta scored two goals and had two assists, Danny Goicoechea scored two goals, Ewan
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. The No. 7 Arkansas Razorbacks jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the first two innings on No. 4 Texas Tech and, then, was able to quiet the powerful Red Raider offense Tuesday night
ST. LOUIS A slumping Jay Bruce took extra batting practice before Tuesday nights game. The extra swings paid off handsomely. Bruce hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, Yoenis Cespedes launched a majestic, three-run shot
The Williams Baptist College Spring Invitational Golf Tournament came to an end Tuesday at Big Creek Golf and Country Club, and Freed-Hardeman won all of the top spots. On the men’s side, the Lions topped Lyon College
Arkansas Razorbacks head men’s basketball coach Mike Anderson will be in Mountain Home Thursday night as the guest speaker at the Baxter County Razorback Club’s banquet. The event begins at 6:00 at First United Methodist Church.
Baseball and softall make up much of the local Tuesday schedule as several teams wrap up the regular season. The Mountain Home High School baseball team will finish its regular season on the road with a 6A/5A-2
The Mountain Home High School soccer teams will play their regular season road finale on Tuesday. The Bombers and Lady Bombers are set to continue district play at Greenbrier. The girls’ match kicks off at 5 p.m.
The Williams Baptist College Invitational Golf Tournament got started Monday at Big Creek Golf & Country Club in Mountain Home. In the men’s team standings, Freed-Hardeman leads the event, 28 shots ahead of Lyon College. Williams Baptist
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. The No. 7 Arkansas Razorbacks are back home this week to start a five-game homestand at Baum Stadium. In what will be its final midweek games of the 2018 season, the Hogs will get
After a day off Monday, the St. Louis Cardinals return to action Tuesday night as they begin a three-game series at home against the New York Mets in a battle of first place teams. The Cardinals are
Two Mountain Home High School basketball players will remain teammates as they move on to the collegiate level. Seniors Garrett Dietsche and David Wehmeyer signed national letters of intent Monday to join the men’s basketball program at
Rosters have been released for this summer’s Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Basketball Games, and a total of eight area athletes were invited to compete. Hannah Pfeifer of Mountain Home was one of four local graduating
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iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) — Two former NFL cheerleaders who are suing the league for discrimination said they are not in it for the money. Former Miami Dolphins cheerleader Kristan Ware and former New Orleans Saints cheerleader Bailey Davis are
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events: INTERLEAGUEChicago Cubs 10, Cleveland 3Milwaukee 5, Kansas City 2 AMERICAN LEAGUESeattle 1, Chicago White Sox 0N.Y. Yankees 8, Minnesota 3Toronto 4, Boston 3, 10 InningsOakland 3, Texas
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Jenny Cavnar has had a long-running career in Major League Baseball, but she slid into a historic new role in the broadcast booth Monday night, becoming the first woman since 1996 to call the
David Banks/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Chicago White Sox Pitcher Danny Farquhar is improving after undergoing surgery on Saturday following a brain aneurysm. Farquhar sustained the aneurysm during the team’s game against the Houston Astros on Friday. He collapsed
(NEW YORK) — Birdies on the golf course are usually a good thing. Just not when that bird is a very angry goose. At a high school golf tournament last weekend in Adrian, Michigan, a Blissfield High
iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events: AMERICAN LEAGUE Final Cleveland 2 Baltimore 1 Final N-Y Yankees 14 Minnesota 1 Final Oakland 9 Texas 4 Final L-A Angels 2 Houston 0 Final Chi White Sox 10 Seattle 4 ——
Topical Press Agency/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said in a tweet that he is considering a posthumous pardon of Jack Johnson, the first black boxing heavyweight champion. “Sylvester Stallone called me with the story of heavyweight
Brian Davidson/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Chicago White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar is in critical but stable condition after suffering a ruptured aneurysm. The team put out a statement on Twitter telling fans to “please keep Danny and his
ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) — A 1952 Mickey Mantle baseball card in mint condition sold for $2.88 million Thursday — making it the second-highest price ever paid for a baseball card, ESPN reported. The card, sold by former NFL
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events: AMERICAN LEAGUE Final Detroit 13 Baltimore 8 Final Houston 9 Seattle 2 Final N-Y Yankees 4 Toronto 3 Final Boston 8 L-A Angels 2 —— NATIONAL LEAGUE Final Chi Cubs 8