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Weather cancels UAPB weekend games

After his team’s Southwestern Athletic Conference series with Southern University was canceled due to already fallen rain and expected rain through the weekend, Arkansas-Pine Bluff baseball coach Carlos James did something few coaches, in any sport, would ever do: He admitted his focus isn’t on his team’s next game.

Hartsfield pitches Bulldogs past Wildcats

WHITE HALL — In the midst of a season-defining stretch, the White Hall baseball team saw two of its star players — pitcher Cade Canada and right fielder Chase Bryan — go down with injuries. Faced with that adversity, the cream rose to the top on Thursday in the form of Layne Hartsfield.

UAM baseball series pushed back

MONTICELLO — The 20th-ranked Arkansas-Monticello baseball team has rescheduled this weekend’s home Great American Conference series against Southern Arkansas to Sunday and Monday with times still to be determined.

Zebras jump out early, hold off Razorbacks

The Pine Bluff Zebras have been playing really well as of late, and that continued as they welcomed in the Texarkana Razorbacks on Friday evening. Texarkana attempted to make a late rally at it, but the Zebras were able to close out the game and go on to win by the score of 8-5.

PBHS seniors Higgins, O’Guinn sign with UAPB baseball

What a special day it was for the Pine Bluff Zebras’ baseball program. Friday afternoon, two Zebra seniors, Kacy Higgins Jr. and Jordan O’Guinn signed their national letters of intent to further their baseball careers at Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Higgins and O’Guinn grew up playing baseball together and played football together for the Zebras the past three years, and for them to be able to stick together as they move on to next level, means a lot to them.

Blossoms drop pair to Tigers

ADA, Okla. — The Arkansas-Monticello softball team opened a four-game Great American Conference road series against East Central with a pair of losses on Friday, falling 10-2 in the first game and 5-2 in the second game.

Wood ties Wevils’ HR record in win

MONTICELLO — Arkansas-Monticello senior baseball player Corey Wood tied a school record for home runs in a season with his 14th to highlight a 13-3, eight-inning win for the Boll Weevils over East Central (Oklahoma) on Friday afternoon.