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2016 PRO-DAY Arkansas Future Stars Showcase successful

The bad weather held off, and the 2016 PRO-DAY Future Showcase was able to proceed smoothly. This year’s showcase featured twelve participants that displayed their talents in front of a number of college coaches, scouts, and professional scouts. PRO-DAY has continued to expand over the years, and the purpose and the production is a large reason for that.

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.

Sheridan caps of great run securing the 2016 6A state title

The Sheridan Lady Yellow Jackets ended their season on an amazing run that was capped off with a 2016 state softball championship. Sheridan (23-7) were tough all season long, and when it was time for them to play their best ball, they did just that. Saturday, the Yellow Jackets faced off against the Benton Lady Panthers (18-10) for the 6A state title, and Sheridan cruised to a victory by the score of 6-0.

Ridgway Christian dominates Garrett Memorial Christian in first round of AACS state tournament

The American Association of Christian Schools State Baseball Tournament is now underway at the Jim Hill Complex at Seabrook. In the first round the Ridgway Christian Eagles drew a matchup against Garrett Memorial Christian of Hope, Arkansas. Ridgway had all the confidence that they needed heading into the game after defeating Garrett Memorial twice previously this season.

Watson Chapel shows grit, battling back to defeat Hot Springs Lakeside

Heading into Wednesday’s contest, the Watson Chapel Wildcats needed to make up as much ground as possible in the 5A South standings as the regular season is coming to an end. The Wildcats hosted the Hot Springs Lakeside Rams, who came into the match up two games ahead. This game was very pivotal for the Wildcats, and they grinded out a tough win by the final score of 7-6.