El Dorado News

June 24, 2017
El Dorado News Times


Tigers upend Beavers

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — With a wave of his cap to the LSU fans, Alex Lange disappeared into the dugout after what very well could have been his last outing as a collegian. It was one of his best, and most timely.

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Norwood, Hicks play in All-Star game

By Scott McDonald Arkansas Democrat-Gazette CONWAY — The East continues to dominate the West as it picked up its sixth consecutive victory in the Arkansas High School Coaches Association Girls All-Star basketball game Thursday at the University of Central Arkansas’ Farris Center, going on a 27-17 run in the final period for a 68-58 win.

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El Dorado's Perry picks up accolade

By Tim Cooper Arkansas Democrat-Gazette CONWAY – Ending a seven-game losing streak was a high priority for the West All-Stars. Czar Perry and Exavion Christon made sure it happened.

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El Dorado standouts compete in All-Star games

By Tim Cooper Arkansas Democrat-Gazette CONWAY – Caroline Campbell played a part in all three of her team’s goals Wednesday afternoon, leading the East to a 3-1 victory over the West in the Arkansas High School Coaches Association girls soccer game on a cloudy, windy day at Estes Stadium.

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More experience puts Hogs’ offensive line in better shape

By Nate Allen Special to the News-Times FAYETTEVILLE - It wouldn’t surprise if last August that Arkansas Razorbacks coach Bret Bielema and Arkansas offensive line coach Kurt Anderson wished they could have told Hjalte Froholdt and Colton Jackson what they likely imparted to the high school linemen attending the UA’s recent Trench Hogs camp.

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PC's Norwood added as All-Star

By Tony Burns Sports Editor EL DORADO - The 2017 AHSCA All-Star Games begin today in Conway with the softball and baseball games. Most of the athletes have had weeks or even months to prepare. Parkers Chapel’s Bailey Norwood had a few hours.

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Drillers dominate Benton-Bauxite 21-1

News-Times Staff BAUXITE - The El Dorado Drillers’ offensive surge continued on Monday, as they rolled to a 21-1 win in four innings over Benton-Bauxite in the opening game of an American Junior Legion Zone 4 doubleheader.

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Hogs’ Harter has high expectations for 2018

By Nate Allen Special to the News-Times FAYETTEVILLE - Boarding the June 10 Saturday night flight from Eugene, Ore., back to Fayetteville, Arkansas women’s coach Lance Harter told a caller he was weathering more of the same his Razorbacks weathered at the NCAA Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

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Junction City to return to 2A competition

By Jason Avery News-Times Staff EL DORADO - Junction City's stay as a 3A school will be a brief one. When the Arkansas Activities Association released the original classification enrollment numbers in May, Junction City was listed with 209.33, which placed them as a 3A school for a second straight two-year cycle, but a miscalculation led to an appeal by Junction City. Earlier this month, Junction City won their appeal, and the school will drop from 3A to 2A starting with the 2018-19 school year.

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