FAYETTEVILLE - Dave Van Horn spoke for all of about five minutes in advance of his team’s weekend series with Alabama.
FAYETTEVILLE - The theme of Mike Anderson’s pre-summer Arkansas basketball press conference Thursday was clear. One word, or action, sat top of his mind as his team prepares for the summer.
FAYETTEVILLE - Arkansas basketball made a pair of long-anticipated moves official Wednesday morning.
FAYETTEVILLE - Late spring is something of an odd time in college football circles. Until recently it was a period when coaches could finally take some time off, go on vacation; beat writers could do the same once baseball, depending on your locale, was finished.
FAYETTEVILLE - “Pearl Harbor” was the No. 1 film in the United States in late May 2001. The big-budget Michael Bay picture starring Ben Affleck and Josh Hartnett was a critical disaster. And while it was the top movie in the country for a pair of forgettable weeks, compared to Bay’s previous effort, it was a box-office disappointment. Reputable outlets and journalists across the world, to this day, call it one of the worst films ever made.
FAYETTEVILLE - For the first time in what seems like a year, the Arkansas basketball team was dealt a bit of good news.
Outhit, outpitched, outplayed. Opossum not required.
Carson Shaddy picked up an opossum with his glove in centerfield and put it into a trash sack in the seventh inning of Arkansas’ game with LSU on Saturday night.
Bases loaded. No outs. And the Razorbacks scored precisely zero runs.
FAYETTEVILLE - Far from resigned, but not exactly optimistic, either, Dave Van Horn spoke earnestly about his team, their chances and the future for the Arkansas baseball team.
FAYETTEVILLE - “Callin’the Hogs from the Caribbean!”
That might just do it. The Arkansas baseball team Tuesday lost a game in May to the last-place team in the Missouri Valley Conference.
FAYETTEVILLE - Keon Hatcher posted a photograph his left foot in a boot Tuesday. He, apparently, had surgery on it, the same one he broke last year in the second game of the season and subsequently missed the rest of the year for.
FAYETTEVILLE - Former Arkansas guard Jimmy Whitt is transferring to Southern Methodist he announced Monday. The Arkansas News Bureau first reported Whitt’s intentions to transfer March 18.
FAYETTEVILLE - Nostradamus could not say what Tuesday night’s Missouri State-Arkansas baseball game means outside of an individual win or loss for the participants. In the grand scheme of things the game holds some measure of weight on each team’s resume. How much is up for debate.
FAYETTEVILLE - If 15 wins is the standard, a number that makes a Southeastern Conference team a lock for the NCAA Tournament, Arkansas is going to need a miracle.
FAYETTEVILLE - Saturday was a record-setting day at Baum Stadium.
FAYETTEVILLE - Four more Arkansas players had their names called Saturday in the final day of the NFL Draft.
FAYETTEVILLE - Hunter Henry went about where he was expected.
FAYETTEVILLE - This weekend of the Arkansas baseball will likely be retrospectively seen as one of two things depending on the outcome.