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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.

Golden Lions poised to make run at SWAC championship

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff head baseball coach Carlos James is proud of his guys for winning their third consecutive Western Division championship, but they feel as if they haven’t gained the respect they deserve. Even after all that winning, the SWAC coaches still only selected one Golden Lion baseball player to the post season all-conference teams. That lone player is Syler Henson, who won relief pitcher of the year. UAPB will enter the 2016 SWAC Baseball Tournament with something to prove.

UAM softball secures league’s No. 5 seed

MONTICELLO — The Arkansas-Monticello softball team secured the No. 5 seed in next week’s Great American Conference Championship Tournament by splitting with Southeastern Oklahoma State on Sunday at home, winning the first game 4-3 and losing the second game 6-3.

UAM softball splits DH with SE Oklahoma

MONTICELLO — The Arkansas-Monticello softball team opened its final home series of the 2016 season with a Great American Conference doubleheader split with Southeastern Oklahoma State on Saturday, losing the first game, 3-1, and winning the second game, 2-1.

Weevils sweep Savage Storm

DURANT, Okla. — The 25th-ranked Arkansas-Monticello baseball team earned its fourth Great American Conference series sweep of the season by defeating Southeastern Oklahoma State twice on Saturday by final scores of 13-3 and 6-5.