FAYETTEVILLE – Former Arkansas center fielder Andrew Benintendi is officially the most decorated player in Razorbacks history.
FAYETTEVILLE - Arkansas football ticketing begins early Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m.
OMAHA, Nebraska – The first team eliminated from the College World Series was always the most likely. But they provided a heck of a ride.
OMAHA, Nebraska – The Arkansas baseball team took practice at Bellevue East High School south of Omaha on Sunday morning. The dimensions of the park there weren’t all that different from TD Ameritrade in the city. Keeping things as close to normal is important right now.
OMAHA, Nebraska – Apparently Brian O’Connor is a risk-taking sort of guy. Forget the 61 games that came before. That was all poker-face.
OMAHA, Nebraska – Seconds after Dave Van Horn stepped from the podium after Friday’s coaches’ press conference he was surrounded by local Nebraska media. Van Horn left eastern Nebraska 13 years ago to go get his national championship, they remind him. A championship that, of course, has not come yet.
FAYETTEVILLE — The awards keep coming for Andrew Benintendi.
LITTLE ROCK — Mentioned on the Arkansas broadcast, Zach Jackson’s season-long numbers seemed out of whack for a pitcher entrusted with securing the Razorbacks’ trip to the College World Series.
FAYETTEVILLE – The Arkansas baseball team upped its total number of players taken in the 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft to four after two more were selected Wednesday.
FAYETTEVILLE – Even two days later there’s still a sense of celebration in the Baum Stadium air.
FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas outfielder Andrew Benintendi was selected seventh overall in Monday night’s MLB First-Year Player Draft by the Boston Red Sox.
FAYETTEVILLE – Dave Van Horn’s eyes welled. Tears didn’t fall. They came close, though. He touched on several subjects at only minor suggestion. He could have spoken for an hour. His words spilled out like a river after a dam’s been released.
FAYETTEVILLE – It took less than 24 hours for the mood to sour at Baum Stadium. Consecutive record-setting crowds’ attitudes turned on a dime. “One game away from the College World Series!” turned into “One win away from the College World Series. Please.”
FAYETTEVILLE – Dave Van Horn didn’t kick up his feet this week despite his atypical laissez-faire attitude. The Arkansas coach had said Monday, when it was announced his Razorbacks would host Missouri State in the Super Regionals, he was, more or less, just happy to be there.
FAYETTEVILLE – The Arkansas coaching staff and its players are taking two separate approaches to this weekend’s Super Regional against Missouri State.
FAYETTEVILLE – Joe Serrano catches almost as much guff from his teammates as Andrew Benintendi. “Benny,” as he goes, is regularly ribbed as the one surrounded by media, always asked what it’s like to set some kind of record, be up for some kind of award.
FAYETTEVILLE – Andrew Benintendi is just like most anyone else. If he receives a phone call from a strange number or area code – click – silence. If it’s important enough, they’ll leave he message, he figures.
FAYETTEVILLE – The NCAA made it official late Monday night.
STILLWATER, Okla. - Only one player among Arkansas lineup regulars isn’t guaranteed to return next season.
STILLWATER, Okla. - Michael Freeman entered Saturday’s Regional against Arkansas one of the best pitchers in the country. Seven innings he was that precisely.