El Dorado News

August 23, 2017
El Dorado News Times


Hogs pay tribute to Broyles

By Nate Allen Special to the News-Times SPRINGDALE - Fittingly, Friday’s annual Kickoff Luncheon at the Springdale Holiday Inn’s Northwest Arkansas Convention Center featuring the Arkansas Razorbacks began with emcee Chuck Barrett’s tribute to Frank Broyles and a moment of silence honoring him.

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Trojans' defense shines

News-Times Staff PARKERS CHAPEL - The defenses reigned supreme on Friday in Parkers Chapel’s annual Blue & White Game, as the White shut out the Blue 6-0.

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Wildcats hold Purple-White

By Tony Burns Sports Editor Considering it was a preseason scrimmage, El Dorado's Purple-White Game drew a regular-season-sized crowd Friday. Almost the entire home side of Memorial Stadium was filled with fans, who were introduced to the teams, coaches and cheerleaders from grades 7-12.

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Bielema speaks on Broyles’ legacy

By Nate Allen Special to the News-Times FAYETTEVILLE - Before discussing his Razorbacks at Wednesday’s press conference, Arkansas coach Bret Bielema opened with his thoughts about Frank Broyles, Arkansas’ all-time winningest football coach during his 1958-76 Hall of Fame attaining tenure, including the 1964 national championship, and also a Hall of Fame Athletic Director during his 1973-2007 tenure that included moving the UA from the Southwest Conference to the SEC.

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El Dorado golf splits on road

News-Times Staff CAMDEN - El Dorado's golf teams came away with a split at Harmony Grove on Wednesday. Noah Gaul earned medalist honors with a 40 for the Wildcats, who had a team score of 125 to top the Hornets by 37 strokes.

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Wildcats battle sun in Tuesday practice

By Tony Burns Sports Editor After a relatively cool first two weeks of football practice, Mister Sun dropped by El Dorado's Tuesday afternoon workout at Memorial Stadium. The Wildcats actually took a break during the practice to cool down before returning to the field for some punt and a short semi-scrimmage.

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Dragons hold Purple-Gold

News-Times Staff JUNCTION CITY - After inclement weather forced a postponement last week, Junction City was able to take the field for their annual Purple & Gold game on Tuesday night with the Gold coming away with a 21-14 win.

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Pettway leading Hogs’ young receivers

By Nate Allen Special to News-Times FAYETTEVILLE - With senior receiver Jared Cornelius not reporting to practice until the University of Arkansas fall semester classes start next Monday, the 2017 Razorbacks receiver corps is so young that third-year sophomore sparsely-used 2016 reserves Deon Stewart and La’Michael Pettway rank oldest in tenure.

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Wildcats need to 'take another step forward'

El Dorado's football team posed for pictures Friday morning and had a light day that afternoon. Coach Scott Reed said the Wildcats had a solid first two weeks of practice but they need to step it up a notch on Monday.

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