STAR CITY — After a tumultuous regular season, the Star City baseball team is set to enter the 4A South Region tournament in the best way possible — on a win.
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HOT SPRINGS — The boys track and field team at Watson Chapel and the girls team at White Hall each finished four in their respective divisions at the 5A-South Conference meet on Tuesday at Hot Springs High School.
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.
After two very different searches, Pine Bluff officially filled its vacancies for head boys basketball with Billy Dixon and head girls basketball with Alexandra Hart during Thursday night’s school board meeting, athletics director Bobby Bolding confirmed on Friday.
Ridgway’s Brooks Bias earned some more mound time after a stellar debut on Thursday afternoon.
Ridgway set to have all-sports banquet
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.
EL DORADO — The Pine Bluff Zebras scored in each of the first five innings to drop El Dorado, 10-4, on the road Friday.
WHITE HALL — A battle between two heavyweights in the 5A-South Conference lived up to its potential. Thursday evening, the White Hall Bulldogs (15-7, 10-1) hosted the De Queen Leopards (16-4, 10-0), and heading into the game both teams were tied up at the top of the standings for first place.
HOT SPRINGS — Heading into Tuesday’s thriller of a matchup, the Hot Springs Lakeside Rams held the top spot in the 5A-South standings, but after a solid all-around performance by the White Hall Bulldogs that has changed. After defeating the Rams by the final score of 5-2, the Bulldogs and their head coach Skip Carr now are tied for the spot in the standings and they are deservedly so.