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Alumni Report for 09-30-14

Each week, The Commercial will run the list of active-status athletes from the area with their recent statistics in professional or collegiate action. If there is an active player whom you believe should be included in this report, please email us at .

Barnes Honored

The late Tommy Barnes, the most successful coach in Arkansas-Monticello football history was honored Saturday with the unveiling of his bust inside the university’s indoor practice facility before kickoff of the UAM-Southwestern Oklahoma State game. Barnes coached the Boll Weevils from 1985-96, earning two playoff appearances in the NAIA and an Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference championship in 1993. Posing with the bust are Barnes’ widow Kookie and former UAM standout Lance Gasaway, whose gift made the sculpture possible. David Deming of Cleveland sculpted the bust. (UAM Media Relations/Jim Brewer)

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Floyd, Trojans break down struggling Wildcats

HOT SPRINGS — Behind 353 all­-purpose yards from junior running back Clarence Floyd, the Hot Springs Trojans muscled their way to a 24-­7 victory over the Watson Chapel Wildcats in the 5A-South Conference opener for both teams at Tommy Holt Stadium on Friday.