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Digest for 11-26-14

Nov 25, 2014 11:11pm


Blossoms roll to home win

MONTICELLO — The Arkansas-Monticello women’s basketball team allowed less than 40 points in a game for the second time since 2005 in a 76-37 victory...

Razorbacks withstand late Ponies’ surge

Nov 25, 2014 11:11pm

DALLAS — Junior Michael Qualls put away a final free throw to solidify No. 25-ranked Arkansas’ 77-70 defeat over Southern Methodist and the Razorbacks’ true first non-conference road win since...

Preps Roundup: Dollarway girls dominate Jacksonville Lighthouse

Nov 25, 2014 11:11pm

JACKSONVILLE — Dollarway held Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School to six or fewer points in each quarter and left with a 59-17 victory in girls basketball Tuesday.

Dollarway (3-2), which...

Lions can’t hang on to second-half lead

Nov 25, 2014 11:11pm

ATHENS, Ohio — The Arkansas-Pine Bluff men’s basketball team couldn’t turn a second-half lead against Ohio into a road victory over the Bobcats on Tuesday night at the Convocation Center.



Cold-shooting Chapel wins defensive struggle

Nov 25, 2014 11:11pm

The script was completely different, but the result was exactly the same.

After a 4-0 start to the year buoyed by lights-out shooting, Watson Chapel couldn’t buy a basket against Searcy on...


English receives 2014 Regional Excellence in Extension award

Nov 25, 2014 10:11pm

Henry English, director of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Small Farm Program, received a 2014 Regional Excellence in Extension award recently at the 127th annual Association of Public...

Rutledge names Hazen lawyer as chief deputy

Nov 25, 2014 10:11pm

Attorney General-elect Leslie Rutledge named Julie Benafield of Hazen as her chief deputy attorney general Tuesday.

“I have a great deal of respect for Julie’s prior experience in state...

UA Notebook: Arkansas’ goal-line offense struggles

Nov 25, 2014 10:11pm

Arkansas couldn’t find much to frown about after its 30-0 win against Ole Miss.

But the Razorbacks’ second-straight Southeastern Conference win against a ranked opponent did mask one issue...

D.C. mayor set himself up

Nov 25, 2014 10:11pm

The term legacy can prove difficult to define, especially if the legacy one is attempting to circumscribe is that of former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry. Barry died earlier this week. He...

Election commission to meet, certify runoff

Nov 25, 2014 10:11pm

The Jefferson County Board of Election Commissioners will meet 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the Jefferson County Election Center, 123 Main St., to certify the general runoff election.