Category Archives: Sports

Keeping up with the Olympics

As you may be aware, the United States is currently competing in the Winter Olympics. If you haven’t had time to sit and watch the wintery games on NBC here is a quick update: The United States is currently in … Continue reading

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Analyzing the Richard Sherman interview

Last night the Seattle Seahawks played an intense game against the San Francisco 49ers to determine who would advance to the Super Bowl to play against the Denver Broncos. The Seahawks defeated the 49ers 23- 17 thanks to a game-saving … Continue reading

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Golf Classic seeking teams and individuals

The Sports Hall of Fame Golf Classic benefitting KidsNGolf will be held at the El Dorado Lions Club Golf course Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, in conjunction with the Union County Sports Hall of Fame weekend. This is a 4-person team … Continue reading

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Running back’s mother absconds with letter of intent

Arkansas fans are waiting with bated breath to see if Alex Collins’ mother will return with the paperwork necessary for him to sign with the Razorbacks, according to fansided.com. Collins, who rivals.com ranked as the 13th top running back in … Continue reading

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Razorbacks anticipated to make head coach hire

Many, many Arkansas publications are abuzz this afternoon with the news that the University of Arkansas is expected to tap Bret Bielema as the Razorbacks head coach. Bielema, who has been with the Wisconsin program since 2004, is expected to … Continue reading

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LSU extends Miles’ contract with raise

Reports linking Louisiana State University’s Les Miles to an alleged $27.5 million offer from University of Arkansas have been dashed with the extension and raise of Miles’ LSU contract. According to Arkansas News, LSU athletic director Joe Alleva released a … Continue reading

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Super Hog fan serenades injured players following ULM upset

Is anyone else upset over Arkansas’ 34-31 loss to University of Louisiana-Monroe this weekend? How about the injuries incurred by starting quarterback Tyler Wilson, starting cornerback Tevin Mitchel and starting fullback Kody Walker? I bet you’re not nearly as upset … Continue reading

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Looking back on the Olympics

In preparation for tonight’s opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics based in London, let’s take a look back on the 2008 opening ceremony in Beijing. The above video contains the highlights for the several-hour opening but check out the links … Continue reading

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Bobby Petrino’s wrecked motorcycle up for bid

Razorback fans and haters alike reeled this morning with the news that the motorcycle former coach Bobby Petrino was riding allegedly with 25-year-old “close friend” and football department employee Jessica Dorrell when he wrecked on April 1 is up for … Continue reading

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Deer hunting schedule set

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission set dates for the 2012-2013 deer hunting season, according to a release from the commission. Season dates include: • Archery — All zones: Sept. 15-Feb. 28, 2013. • Modern Gun — Zones 1, 1A, 2, … Continue reading

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N-T study finds no felons hunting with firearms

Union County’s felons are apparently following the rules that restrict them from utilizing a firearm while hunting — though not a lot can be said for those arrested using firearms in other capacities. According to data requested by the News-Times … Continue reading

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LR man dies in half-marathon

The annual Little Rock Marathon was marked by tragedy this weekend with its second death in the race’s 10 years of history after a 37-year-old man had to be transported to the hospital at mile 11 of 13.1, according to … Continue reading

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Arkansas lawmakers criticized for planning meeting to coincide with Razorback game

Arkansas lawmakers have come under recent fire after the reveal that they planned a committee meeting next month in Fayetteville to coincide with a Razorbacks game, according to the Associated Press (updated to include link). Sen. Sue Madison, who scheduled … Continue reading

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EHS tennis team pulled over for littering

After a water bottle thrown from a school bus struck a passing vehicle on a country road last week, the entire El Dorado High School tennis team was pulled over and warned for the action. Though unsure where the incident … Continue reading

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Warrants issued for two LSU players in bar brawl

For their roles in a melee outside a Baton Rouge bar a week ago, this afternoon police obtained arrest warrants for two Louisiana State University football players for second-degree battery. Jordan Jefferson and Joshua Johns were allegedly involved in a … Continue reading

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