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James Jones led the Dollarway boys’ junior high basketball team to a runner-up finish in the district tournament following the 2003-04 season — his first year with the program.
MONTICELLO — The Arkansas-Monticello volleyball team will see a youth movement this season with a total of 11 newcomers, more than half of those coming from the high school ranks, and just four returning players making up the Cotton Blossoms roster.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema had a stern message last month for anyone grumbling about Brandon Allen’s ability to lead the Razorbacks.
WACO, Texas — The Albuquerque (New Mexico) Little League baseball scored nine runs in the top of the ninth inning and held off Pine Bluff Western in the bottom half to win 13-8 in the first game of the 11- and 12-year-old Southwest Regional.
The creation of an all-6A South Conference in the Arkansas Activities Association makes the playing field look a little more level for schools like Pine Bluff and Sheridan.
HOUSTON — The Louis Moss Striders, a local track club, sent 22 athletes to the 2014 USA Track and Field National Junior Olympics with two of those returning with all-America honors.
Former Watson Chapel standout Rodney Ollison has signed to basketball with Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama.
A tournament, two classics and matchups with Michigan State and Stanford all but comprise Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s 2014-15 men’s basketball schedule, which coach George Ivory has just released.
For three of the next four days — maybe longer — the Pine Bluff Western Little League All-Stars will grace the Longhorn Network in the Little League 11- and 12-year-old Southwest Regional in Waco, Texas.