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The Arkansas Derby Recap

(HOT SPRINGS)  Six Oaklawn-raced horses have enough points to run in the Kentucky Derby, including Omaha Beach and Improbable, the top two finishers in Saturday’s $1 million Arkansas Derby. Omaha Beach garnered a one-length victory, led by Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella. The War Front colt, owned by Rick Porter’s Fox Hill Farm, will probably be shipped on Tuesday ...

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High School Sports Schedule

Wednesday, April 17th Softball: Cossatot River at Fouke 4:30 pm Thursday, April 18th Baseball: Cossatot River at Foreman 4:30pm Softball: Cossatot River at Foreman 4:30pm Monday, April 22nd 7-2A District Softball Tournament at Dierks

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High School Sports Recap

Wednesday, April 10th BASEBALL: Mount Ida 18, Cossatot River 3 SOFTBALL: Mount Ida 9, Cossatot River 6 Murfreesboro 8, Mena 3 Thursday, April 11th SOFTBALL: Mount Ida 4, Centerpoint (Amity) 3 Friday, April 12th BASEBALL: Mount Ida 20, Acorn 1 Dierks 14, Cossatot River 3 SOFTBALL: Cossatot River 13, Dierks 4 Hackett 11, Mena 1 BOYS SOCCER: DeQueen 3, Mena ...

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Mena’s Harvey Signs with Southern Arkansas University Muleriders

(MENA)  Connor Harvey signed his Letter of Intent to play college basketball with the Muleriders of Southern Arkansas University on Tuesday, April 16th in the Union Bank Center on U.S. Highway 71 South. Harvey is a 6 foot, 2 inch senior guard, who helped lead Mena to a 19-9 overall record & 10 and 2 in conference play during the ...

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Travs Are No Hit, But Still Win The Game

(NORTH LITTLE ROCK)  In one of the most remarkable wins in franchise history, the Arkansas Travelers defeated the Tulsa Drillers, 1-0 in 10 innings on Sunday afternoon while four Drillers pitchers combined to no-hit the Travs in the game. Arkansas managed seven walks and a hit batsman with the winning run scoring on a bases loaded free pass to Joseph ...

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Travs Home Opener Successful

(NORTH LITTLE ROCK)  The Arkansas Travelers have returned, starting their 54th consecutive season in the Texas League. And while the Travs are now the oldest team in the league they will be guided by the youngest manager in the league — 34-year-old Mitch Canham. The Travs played their first seven games on the road, winning three of four games at ...

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Razorback Football Schedule

DATE                       OPPONENT Aug. 31                     Portland State Sept. 7                      at Mississippi* Sept. 14                    Colorado State Sept. 21              ...

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Carstens Honored At State House of Representatives

(LITTLE ROCK)  Medal winner Krista Carstens of Mena, was honored on the floor of the Arkansas State House of Representatives, as a guest of State Representative John Maddox of Mena. Carstens was there on Thursday to receive a Resolution congratulating Krista on her accomplishments at the World Special Olympic Games in Abu Dhabi. Carstens stated “what an amazing day, we ...

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Musselman Hired As Hogs Next Hoops Coach

(FAYETTEVILLE)  Eric Musselman is the new Head Mens Basketball coach of the University of Arkansas Razorbacks. Musselman, 54, will be introduced at a 3 p.m. news conference today in Walton Arena after Athletic Director Hunter Yurachek announced his hiring Sunday. Over the previous four seasons, Musselman coached the University of Nevada in Reno to a 110-34 record. Nevada won Mountain ...

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Red Wolves Football Looks Promising

(JONESBORO)  Ten seconds had elapsed, and Arkansas State University’s new offense already had run two plays. In the team’s first spring scrimmage Friday at Centennial Bank Stadium in Jonesboro, the most noteworthy aspect of the Red Wolves’ new offense under first-year coordinator Keith Heckendorf was the pace. The Red Wolves take little to no time from the death of one ...

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