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Zebras take four events in 6A-South

BENTON — Pine Bluff finished fourth in the boys team standings of the 6A-South Conference meet Friday, but strong performances in the relays may give the Zebras hope for a stronger finish in the upcoming state meet at Lake Hamilton.

Contests and Promotions

Trojans going dancing again

NEW ORLEANS — The Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans earned the Sun Belt’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament with a 78-72 win over rival Arkansas State in the conference championship game at Lakefront Arena on Satuday night.

Weather doesn’t dampen spirits of stakes contenders at Oaklawn

“You can’t fight Mother Nature” was the mantra on Friday morning from the connections of contenders for Saturday’s $750,000 Rebel Stakes (Grade 2), $300,000 Azeri Stakes (Grade 2) and $250,000 Razorback Handicap (Grade 3). Despite heavy rains that interrupted training so the sloppy racing strip could be sealed after the break, preparations progressed without problems.