Category Archives: Sports
Congratulations to the University of Arkansas @ Pine Bluff Golden Lions for their first-ever NCAA tournament victory. The team beat Winthrop Tuesday night. The Golden Lions will face Duke next. More info soon.
It saddens me, as a Hog fan, that the Razorback basketball team won’t be making an appearance in this year’s NCAA Tournament. It’s probably just as well, though, considering how badly the team played at season’s end. Look to the … Continue reading
Michael Orrell/Between Editions The Washington Middle School PTA sponsored a Spring Carnival Thursday evening at the campus of Washington Middle School. The event featured all sorts of activities for children young and old. Participants had a chance to take a … Continue reading
Michael Orrell/Between Editions Junction City third baseman Kelsie Hodge waits for the ball while Taylor’s Jaci Simmons attempts to reach base safely. Courtney Lowe smashed one over the fence that helped push Junction City Lady Dragons past Taylor 4-3, Thursday … Continue reading
Two Junction City High School seniors formally signed with the Arkansas Razorbacks football team today. Byran Jones and Alan Turner are set to become Hogs when they graduate this May. National Signing Day across the country meant athletes could sign … Continue reading
Alexandra Greer poses with a football she won at the New Orleans competition. (Lemon/News-Times.) Greer, 13, won the NFL’s Punt Pass and Kick national competition (13 and 14-year-old category) Sunday in San Diego. She earned the right to compete in … Continue reading
From afar, it appears on the North Texas plains like an alien battle craft ready to soar into the deepest regions of the universe — the house that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones built. Cowboys Stadium. I’ve been a Cowboys fan … Continue reading
Click here for more on the Dragons’ impressive year. They beat Bearden Saturday in the State 2A playoffs 24-14. This game was a bit bittersweet for me. I work in Union County, and Junction City is on my beat, but … Continue reading
Photo credit: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Benjamin Krain El Dorado coach Scott Reed celebrates with his son and QB Taylor Reed after winning the 6A high school football state championship against Pine Bluff 27-20. This marks the first time since 1958 that the … Continue reading
Well Hog fans, it’s looking more and more like the Arkansas Razorbacks will play Jan. 2 in Memphis at the Liberty Bowl. Click here for more.
Sports soothsayers around the country seem to think that the University of Arkansas Razorbacks will appear in the Liberty Bowl in Memphis on Jan. 2, and they’re likely to face The University of Houston. The Hogs, 7-5, would have gone … Continue reading
I think not. I thought it might be fun to travel to the new Cowboy Palace in Dallas Oct. 2 to see the Hogs take on the Aggies in the “Southwest Classic.” That is until I found out it will … Continue reading
James Anderson, the former Junction City High School basketball standout, on Thursday was named to the USA Men’s World University Games Team. He will be a junior this year at Oklahoma State University. At the tryouts Anderson competed with basketball … Continue reading
Photo by News-Times photographer Larry Singer. Me interviewing Barry Switzer. Only two men in the history of college and professional football have won a Super Bowl and a college national championship; one of them was in El Dorado Thursday night. … Continue reading
I can’t wait. I grew up idolizing the Cowboys, Switzer and Jimmy Johnson.