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UAM’s Goforth named GAC weekly honoree

RUSSELLVILLE — The Great American Conference has named its basketball players of the week with Arkansas-Monticello senior forward Jordan Goforth earning her third career honor after averaging 28 points per game at the St. Mary’s Thanksgiving Classic.

Weevils doomed by cold start

ADA, Okla. — The Arkansas-Monticello men’s basketball team was held scoreless in the first five minutes on Saturday against East Central, ultimately leading to a 77-65 loss to the Tigers on the road in Great American Conference play.

Rison survives Gurdon’s upset bid

RISON — Using a 23-play, 93-yard touchdown drive, that started on the last play of the third quarter and ended with a 5-yard TD plunge by Chris Leaks on fourth down with 1:44 to go in the game, lifted the Rison Wildcats to a 26-21 victory over the Gurdon Go-Devils in the second round of the Class 2A state playoffs Friday night at Wildcat Field.