Category Archives: Sports
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.
It’s a sad day for me. John Madden is to football what the State of Liberty is to the United States. The man is football. I remember during the Cowboys heyday listening to Madden and Pat Summerall (another football great) … Continue reading
University of Arkansas Head Football Coach Bobby Petrino will be available for a 15-minute group interview session at 5:45 p.m. on Feb. 26 at the El Dorado Golf and Country Club. Petrino will be in town as part of the … Continue reading
I’m still enjoying the 67-61 win last night over Texas. Our basketball team looks legitimate this season — for once. Not since Nolan Richardson has “Hog Ball” been played so sweet. Woo Pig!
Congratulations to the Junction City Dragons for their 10-8 victory over Des Arc Saturday in the state 2-A title game. The game was won off the foot of Darius Dixon, whose 26-yard field goal sealed the deal for the Dragons. … Continue reading
** UPDATE ** I’m not sure why, but there always seems to be a bit of magic when the Hogs play LSU. A 31-30 win sure looks good today. What a game! The season may be over, but at least … Continue reading
I’ve never been a huge baseball fan, but I know enough to recognize a momentous occasion in the sport when I see it. The New York Yankees are saying goodbye to their old stadium in the Bronx. Out with the … Continue reading
OK, I know this isn’t a sports blog, and I swear I won’t make this a habit, but did you see that game last night? Whew. Former Hog Felix Jones ran more than 95 yards for a touchdown. He’s gonna … Continue reading
Cowboys and Eagles battle on Monday Night Football tonight. It’ll be a good one. Having grown up near Dallas, I have to say, How ‘Bout Them Cowboys! Kick off at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN. By the way, the Boys are … Continue reading
From the UofA press office: FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas-Texas football game scheduled for this Saturday, Sept. 13, at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin has been postponed due to the weekend forecast of severe weather in Austin and … Continue reading
According to the Washington County, Ark., Sheriff’s Department, former Razorback and current Jacksonville Jaguar Matt Jones has been arrested for possession of a controlled substance, cocaine. Jones, 25, had been one of the most athletic and spirited Razorback quarterbacks in … Continue reading
I, for one, am glad the Lakers went down. Click here for more.