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Magnolia girls dominate White Hall

WHITE HALL — This has been a very difficult season for the White Hall Bulldogs, and things wouldn’t get much easier on Friday evening at they played host to the Magnolia Panthers. Magnolia is currently sitting in the second place spot in the 5A-South Conference standings, and their only two league losses have come to the first and third placed teams.

UAPB women come up short

BATON ROUGE, La. — Despite shooting 52 percent on field goals, 75 percent on three-pointers and 83.3 percent on free throws, the Arkansas-Pine Bluff women’s basketball team came up short on Saturday afternoon.

Arkansas baseball media day report

FAYETTEVILLE — Less than a week from Opening Day at Baum Stadium, the Arkansas baseball team held its media day Saturday morning, hours before one of the team’s final intra-squad scrimmages of the preseason.

UAM men let late lead get away

ARKADELPHIA — Henderson State rallied to outscore the Arkansas-Monticello men’s basketball team 21-10 in the final 10 minutes to beat the Boll Weevils by a final score of 60-56 on Saturday at the Duke Wells Center.

Blossoms can’t overcome cold shooting

ARKADELPHIA — After holding a two-point lead at halftime, the Arkansas-Monticello women’s basketball team was limited to just seven made field goals in the third and fourth periods, resulting in a 70-56 Great American Conference road loss to Henderson State on Saturday.

Seth Grahame-Smith’s Jane Austen-zombie mash-up makes it to the screen

When Seth Grahame-Smith came up with the idea for a mash-up of Jane Austen’s most popular book and a tale of today’s probably equally popular armies of the undead — resulting in the 2009 novel “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” — he had no idea that it would be such a huge success. He went on to have another hit with another genre novel, “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,” and though that book’s film adaptation fizzled at the box office, the new film of “PPZ” has some very strong buzz going. Grahame-Smith spoke about the book recently in West Hollywood.

Comic talent saves goofy ‘Zoolander No. 2’

Fifteen years later, Ben Stiller and his teeny-weeny flip phone are back on the runway for a continuation of his fashion-industry farce in “Zoolander No. 2.” And Stiller, who also co-wrote and directs, accessorizes his movie with the same fun and goofy energy as the first, even if the story is thinner than Kate Moss.

Is juice as bad as soda?

Many studies show that a high soft drink intake is associated with an increased caloric intake and an increase in body weight. Soda consumption is also correlated to a decreased intake in calcium and other nutrients and an increased risk of many diseases (such as diabetes). This is all due to their high sugar content.

Seniors return for WH in loss to Magnolia

WHITE HALL — After being suspended prior to the beginning of 5A-South Conference play, the White Hall Bulldogs head coach Marc Stringer has reinstated four of his players. Two of the four players, Mete Davis and Will Ridgell, appeared in a 61-54 loss to Hot Springs Lakeside on Tuesday night, but the other two sat out the entire game.