Tuesday night, Sylacauga, Ala., gave Southern Brazoria County their first loss of the 2016 13-15-year-old Southwest Regional tournament, but in order to win the title, Sylacauga would have to do it twice. By defeating SBC on Tuesday, Sylacauga forced another game that was played Wednesday morning, but this time the results were different. SBC beat Sylacauga by a final score of 5-3.
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After defeating Pine Bluff Northern Monday night by a final of 8-3, Mountain Home advanced to the semifinals, where they would face off against Sylacauga, Ala. Heading into the match-up Tuesday evening, both teams knew it was either win or go home. Mountain Home held their own in the game, but Sylacauga outlasted them, winning by a final score of 8-5.
In previous match ups this season, the White Hall All Stars have had the advantage over Pine Bluff Northern, defeating them twice in the state tournament. But Pine Bluff would get a chance to redeem themselves Monday morning, as they squared off with White Hall in an elimination game of the 2016 Babe Ruth Southwest Regional. Pine Bluff put the previous games behind them and came out with a win, beating White Hall 7-6.
Two Pine Bluff teams from American-Eastern Softball will be making their way to regional tournaments in the next two weeks, with one heading to Louisiana and the other to Texas. The teams will be competing against clubs from Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Colorado
Football season is right around the corner, and the Pine Bluff Rotary Club tailored their meeting on July 21 directly to that fact. The Pine Bluff Rotary Club welcomed Barry Groomes of Hootens Arkansas Football as a guest speaker, and coaches and players from around the county were invited to attend.
Recently, the Southwestern Athletic Conference released its 2016 pre-season predictions, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Golden Lions didn’t fare well. Coming off of one of the worst seasons in Head Coach Monte Coleman’s tenure (2-9,1-8) the Golen Lions were picked to finish fifth in the Western Division.
The Continental Youth Football League and the White Hall Youth Football League announced this week that they have merged to form a non-conference schedule where teams from each league will face off.
The Coveted Youth Arkansas Elk tag is set to be auctioned at the 2016 Arkansas Wildlife Federation’s annual Governor’s Conversation awards banquet on August 13, in White Hall.
In their first two games of the 2016 Senior Babe Ruth State Tournament, the Pine Bluff Northern Twins have outscored their opponents 31-2. Through two games, the Twins have only had to play seven-and- a-half innings. Friday, the Twins opened up tournament play with a 15-2 victory over Southwest Arkansas.
Through the first couple of days of the 2016 Senior Babe Ruth State Tournament, it seemed as if the Pine Bluff Northern Twins were on their way to winning it all. However, the Twins were tested in the championship game against Arkansas Pulpwood Braves of Camden on Monday.