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Goforth, Wahid carry Blossoms to narrow win

WEATHERFORD, Okla. — Senior Jordan Goforth and freshman Ayesha Wahid accounted for two-thirds of the Arkansas-Monticello women’s basketball team’s points to lead the Cotton Blossoms to an 87-85 Great American Conference road victory over Southwestern Oklahoma State on Thursday.

Fillies fight off Razorbacks

Texarkana entered Friday’s girls game looking like a team on the rise in the 6A-South Conference; Pine Bluff, though, left McFadden Gymnasium looking like the up-and-coming group in the league.

UAM baseball wins season opener

HOUSTON — The Arkansas-Monticello baseball team scored four runs in the top of the ninth inning to beat Tarleton State 10-6 on Friday in the 2016 season opener at the Houston Winter Invitational at Minute Maid Park.

UA Notebook: BWA lives up to reputation

FAYETTEVILLE — Bud Walton Arena is locally called the Basketball Palace of Mid-America. Just over 20 years old, BWA — as it’s colloquially known — is still one of the most charming and upscale arenas in the Southeastern Conference.

Monticello girls handle Dumas

MONTICELLO — The Dumas Bobcats entered into Tuesday evening’s match up against the Monticello Billies on a three-game winning streak. The Billies on the other hand were looking to end their two-game slide with a home victory over the Bobcats.

Wildcats dominate Bulldogs

WHITE HALL — Until it was brought up after Tuesday night’s game, Watson Chapel coach Leslie Henderson hadn’t even thought about the fact that it had been a week since her team had played.