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Alumni Report for 09-30-14

Each week, The Commercial will run the list of active-status athletes from the area with their recent statistics in professional or collegiate action. If there is an active player whom you believe should be included in this report, please email us at pbsports@pbcommercial.com .

Barnes Honored

The late Tommy Barnes, the most successful coach in Arkansas-Monticello football history was honored Saturday with the unveiling of his bust inside the university’s indoor practice facility before kickoff of the UAM-Southwestern Oklahoma State game. Barnes coached the Boll Weevils from 1985-96, earning two playoff appearances in the NAIA and an Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference championship in 1993. Posing with the bust are Barnes’ widow Kookie and former UAM standout Lance Gasaway, whose gift made the sculpture possible. David Deming of Cleveland sculpted the bust. (UAM Media Relations/Jim Brewer)

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Alumni Report for 09-23-14

Each week, The Commercial will run the list of active-status athletes from the area with their recent statistics in professional or collegiate action. If there is an active player whom you believe should be included in this report, please email us at pbsports@pbcommercial.com .

Girley’s deflection saves Red-hatted Wolves

JONESBORO — A 24-yard touchdown pass from Fredi Knighten to Dijon Paschal in overtime and a last-second blocked field goal by Artez Brown in regulation proved to be the difference makers as Arkansas State rallied for a thrilling 21-14 overtime win over Utah State on Saturday night at Centennial Bank Stadium.