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2016 PRO-DAY Arkansas Future Stars Showcase successful

The bad weather held off, and the 2016 PRO-DAY Future Showcase was able to proceed smoothly. This year’s showcase featured twelve participants that displayed their talents in front of a number of college coaches, scouts, and professional scouts. PRO-DAY has continued to expand over the years, and the purpose and the production is a large reason for that.

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.

Jackets fall to Panthers

BENTON — What was expected to be a highly competitive game between two of the top teams in the 6A-South Conference ended up being a statement victory for the Benton Panthers.

UAM announces yearly award winners

MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas at Monticello Department of Athletics held its annual student-athlete banquet on Wednesday night to celebrate the athletic, academic and civic accomplishments during the 2015-16 year. Five department-wide awards were handed out for male and female athletes of the year, male and female scholar athletes of the year and the Green and White Excellence award.