Sports Digest for 6-19-12


Subway places second at Coca Cola Tournament

CAMDEN — Seabrook Subway finished in second place in the Coca Cola Tournament on Sunday after falling to Camden 7-4 in the championship game.

Nic Anderson started and took the loss for Subway after giving up four unearned runs in three innings while striking out four.

Paul Dewalt and Jared Turner each had two hits and Reece Huffty, Anders and R.J. McGregor all drove in a run.

In the semifinal game on Sunday, Subway beat Nashville 11-0. McGregor pitched four scoreless innings and struck out two.

Huffty went 2 for 3 with three RBIs and two doubles. Turner and Todd Cox each had two RBIs and Percy Arnold had two stolen bases and scored two runs.

Subway plays at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at Eddie Bryan Field against Seabrook Pine Bluff National Bank.

Ramsey returns to UAM as an Assistant AD

MONTICELLO — After serving as Arkansas-Monticello’s sports information director from 2007-11, Brian Ramsey was named the Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations on Monday.

Last year, Ramsey was the assistant commissioner for communications of the Great American Conference.

Peacock pleads gulity, receives 10 days of jail

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas offensive lineman Jason Peacock has been sentenced to 10 days in jail after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor theft charge in Fayetteville.

Now that the case has been finalized, coach John L. Smith said the Razorbacks will review his status with the football team.

Peacock’s plea was entered in Washington County Circuit Court on Monday. In addition to the jail time, the senior also was sentenced to a year of supervised probation.

The sentence comes nearly three months after Peacock was arrested and charged with stealing another student’s credit card.

Horton steps down as UA Foundation Director

FAYETTEVILLE — Harold Horton will step down from his position on July 31, ending his four-year tenure in charge of the private, fund-raising arm for the Arkansas athletic department.

The former Arkansas football player and assistant coach has been with the Razorbacks for nearly 40 years. It includes roughly 15 years in the Razorback Foundation.

Razorback Foundation membership has eclipsed 13,000 in Horton’s time as executive director.

It’s not clear who Arkansas will turn to as Horton’s replacement when his tenure ends on July 31. Sean Rochelle and former Arkansas baseball coach Norm DeBriyn are associate directors in the Razorback Foundation.

— Staff and wire reports