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Blake Phillips headed to play for the Arkansas Baptist College Bucs

Standout catcher, Blake Phillips, of the Watson Chapel Wildcats signed his letter of intent Friday morning. Phillips will further his baseball career at Arkansas Baptist College in Little Rock, Arkansas. This was a proud moment for Watson Chapel’s head baseball coach Chad Cope, as he’s seen Phillips grow into the young man that he is today.

Correction for 05-03-16

The Watson Chapel girls track 4x400-meter relay team, which took third in the 5A-South Conference meet, was composed of Shanna Shavers, Timesha Cole, Cayla Trotter and Yasmin Jackson. Due to an error on the track aggregation website milesplit.com, the members of the team were incorrectly reported in a meet wrap-up that appeared in Saturday’s edition.

Hartsfield pitches Bulldogs past Wildcats

WHITE HALL — In the midst of a season-defining stretch, the White Hall baseball team saw two of its star players — pitcher Cade Canada and right fielder Chase Bryan — go down with injuries. Faced with that adversity, the cream rose to the top on Thursday in the form of Layne Hartsfield.

Zebras jump out early, hold off Razorbacks

The Pine Bluff Zebras have been playing really well as of late, and that continued as they welcomed in the Texarkana Razorbacks on Friday evening. Texarkana attempted to make a late rally at it, but the Zebras were able to close out the game and go on to win by the score of 8-5.

PBHS seniors Higgins, O’Guinn sign with UAPB baseball

What a special day it was for the Pine Bluff Zebras’ baseball program. Friday afternoon, two Zebra seniors, Kacy Higgins Jr. and Jordan O’Guinn signed their national letters of intent to further their baseball careers at Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Higgins and O’Guinn grew up playing baseball together and played football together for the Zebras the past three years, and for them to be able to stick together as they move on to next level, means a lot to them.

Zebras pick up key win over Panthers

Tuesday evening, the Pine Bluff Zebras (8-6, 4-2) played one of their best games of the season against one of their toughest opponents. The Zebras welcomed in the Benton Panthers (13-4, 5-2) for a 6A-South Conference match-up, and coming into the ballgame the Panthers had a one-game lead over the Zebras in the standings.