Category Archives: Sports

First heat-related death confirmed

We’re reminded yet again that temperatures in the triple digits are nothing to mess around with as the Arkansas Department of Heath confirmed the first heat-related death in the state this summer on Monday. A department spokesperson wouldn’t say where … Continue reading

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With little fanfare, Shaq announces retirement

After years in the spotlight as one of the biggest (and I do mean that literally) basketball stars, Shaquille O’Neal announced his decision to retire with little fanfare in a 16-second video posted to twitter Wednesday afternoon. “We did it, … Continue reading

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Cross-country runner passes through El Dorado

Zoë Romano, an adventurous woman from Portland, Maine, is running from coast to coast in an effort to raise money for the Boys & Girls Club of America. She accepts donations on her website. Her quest is taking her from … Continue reading

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Anderson likely to return to Arkansas

Multiple reports makes it likely (not yet official) that Mike Anderson of Mizzou, though formerly a Hog, will be filling the open head coach slot at the University of Arkansas. KMBC reports he’s been offered $2.2 million per year over … Continue reading

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Presentation of the rings

The football team of the El Dorado High School was presented with their state championship rings for this year Tuesday night at the El Dorado Conference center.

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House sports bill gets 100 percent support

Resigning themselves to a night in Little Rock, House members remained behind to pass several pieces of legislation. The Arkansas House unanimously voted to make it illegal for sports agents to entice underage high school athletes by providing them with … Continue reading

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Student athletes targeted in House

El Dorado’s own, Matthew Shepherd, a freshman in the Arkansas House of Representatives, is growing up. Or, more accurately, is coming into his own as a representative after the first bill for which he is a primary sponsor, is up … Continue reading

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Razorbacks’ schedule released

The Hogs’ 2011 football schedule was released by the University of Arkansas Athletic Department. 2011 University of Arkansas Football Schedule Sept. 3 Missouri State Sept. 10 New Mexico (Little Rock) Sept. 17 Troy Sept. 24 at Alabama Oct. 1 Texas … Continue reading

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Wildcats win over Lake Hamilton

The El Dorado Wildcats defeated the Lake Hamilton Wolves Friday night with a score of 59 to 57. Read more in today’s edition of the El Dorado News-Times. All Photos by Christopher Smith

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Razorbacks could gain UC player

The Razorbacks could gain some muscle in the upcoming season in the form of Union County, Fla., defensive lineman Lonnie Gosha, who verbally committed to Arkansas yesterday. However, before celebrations can take place, keep in mind that Gosha had previously … Continue reading

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Lady Cats Victory

The El Dorado Lady Cat Basketball team defeated Magnolia with a score of 57 to 51. Look for more in tomorrow’s edition of the El Dorado News-Times. All photos by Christopher Smith

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Sugar Bowl’s looking up for the Razorbacks

Controversy surrounding several Ohio State football players who allegedly traded signed memorabilia for tattoos and other benefits could mean big things for the Razorbacks who are set to face the Buckeyes in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 4. The National … Continue reading

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Lady Cat Victory

The Lady Cat basketball team defeated the Lady Pirates during the Dumas Classic. All Photos By: Christopher Smith

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Favre’s streak ends

For the first time in 297 games, citing a hand injury from a tackle with the Redskins in week 12 and a shoulder injury resulting from a game against the Bills, Brett Favre did not start the game last night … Continue reading

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Wildcats, 6A State Football Champions

Here are some photos  from War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock taken Saturday when the El Dorado Wildcats defeated the Texarkana Razorbacks. All photos by Christopher Smith

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