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Arkansas wins fifth straight SEC series

FAYETTEVILLE — Dominic Taccolini needed Saturday. He needed it about as much as Arkansas needed a team win. The sophomore right-hander was bad his last two times out, giving up 14 earned runs over his last eight innings in two starts.

Weevils out of contention for GAC tournament

MAGNOLIA — The Arkansas-Monticello baseball team rallied from an early deficit to force a tie in the eighth inning, but Southern Arkansas scored one in the bottom of the eighth and held on to beat the Boll Weevils 5-4 on Saturday in the first of a three-game Great American Conference series.

Hogs come back in 8th

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas trailed twice, including in the seventh inning, before coming back to beat Mississippi State, 7-6, in the teams’ series opener Friday night at Baum Stadium.

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Zebras lend a hand

Members of the Pine Bluff High football team assist players in a Pine Bluff Little League Challenger baseball game Thursday night at Ed Brown Field. The Challenger Division is Little League’s adaptive baseball program for boys and girls with physical and developmental challenges, according to the league’s website. (Special to The Commercial)