MONTICELLO — After spotting DeWitt a 3-0 lead in the top of the first, Monticello went about chipping away at the deficit at home on Monday.
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Bryant head coach Kirk Bock has a lot of fond memories of Taylor Field. Most of his memories involve winning, and Monday was no different as his team earned a 5-1 comeback victory over Pine Bluff.
Jasmine Bell and Chelsea Payne spent their high school careers together at Watson Chapel and two years ago decided to spend their first two years of college together at Arkansas Baptist.
With the All-Southeast Arkansas basketball teams announced, many of the area’s high school players earned honorable mention status for 2015.
Tyson Hume of Woodlawn officially committed to wrestle at Ouachita Baptist on Monday, almost two full months after winning his second straight state championship in classes 1A-5A (120 and 126 pounds). Ouachita Baptist, which began wrestling in 2010, has recently earned its first individual NCAA Division II national championship and had four of its wrestlers earn all-American status this past season. Hume, who will study graphic design, is pictured with his father and coach, Woodlawn superintendent Dudley Hume and his mother Brenda Hume. (Special to The Commercial)
Monticello coach Wayne Sherrer said he would never forget the look in his player’s eyes after the Billies lost in overtime to Brookland in the semifinals of 2014.
BOYS FIRST TEAM
The turnaround the Dollarway girls basketball program underwent this season in James Jones’ first year at the helm was nothing sort of phenomenal.
Sleeping in a bed inside McGehee-Desha County Hospital, Shakyla Begnaud wakes up to her coach Karen Broughton connecting her to a three-way call on Friday afternoon.
Basketball isn’t just a game to Pine Bluff junior Marcus Thomas. It’s basically his life.