WHITE HALL — Two years ago, the Pine Bluff Western Little League All-Stars were one win away from winning a state championship, but were beaten twice in the finale.
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The 10th-grade Arkansas Bearcats finished second in the Elite Championship bracket of the HoopPlayUSA National Championships this past weekend. Team members include (pictured in no particular order): Darrian evans, Kewon Douglass, Wayne Rouse, Cameron Girey, Brandon Lowe, Ja’Quavis Russell, Keith Peterson, Chris Slater, Derrick Marks, Amare Thompson and Carl Smith Jr. Coaches are Danny Evans and Christian Smith. (Special to The Commercial)
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema made it clear last week the Razorbacks would not stray from their core beliefs as they move on from 2013.
Torren Jackson, 9, of the Port City SPEED Track Club, will compete in the AAU Junior Olympics in Des Moines, Iowa, from Monday through Aug. 2. Torren will run in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dashes. He is the son of Robert and Sonya Jackson. (Special to The Commercial)
With plenty of statewide and regional baseball tournaments lined up this year, this summer at Taylor Field has been one of the most enjoyable for its executive director in recent years, he said Tuesday.
WHITE HALL — Tink Hence and Austin Weatherford combined to allow just two hits as the Pine Bluff Western Little League All-Stars defeated White Hall 3-0 on Sunday in the winner’s bracket final of the Little League 11- and 12-year-old state tournament.
LITTLE ROCK — Not on par with the “Drive,” or the “Miracle on Markham,” but Rory McIlroy’s response halfway through the final round of the British Open will stand for his defining moment until he crafts something better.
Debbie and Gary Johnson have 112 years of golf experience between them. An impressive number, no doubt, but even more so when you consider they’ve only been alive a combined 129 years.