Two Pine Bluff teams from American-Eastern Softball will be making their way to regional tournaments in the next two weeks, with one heading to Louisiana and the other to Texas. The teams will be competing against clubs from Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Colorado
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Football season is right around the corner, and the Pine Bluff Rotary Club tailored their meeting on July 21 directly to that fact. The Pine Bluff Rotary Club welcomed Barry Groomes of Hootens Arkansas Football as a guest speaker, and coaches and players from around the county were invited to attend.
Recently, the Southwestern Athletic Conference released its 2016 pre-season predictions, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Golden Lions didn’t fare well. Coming off of one of the worst seasons in Head Coach Monte Coleman’s tenure (2-9,1-8) the Golen Lions were picked to finish fifth in the Western Division.
The Continental Youth Football League and the White Hall Youth Football League announced this week that they have merged to form a non-conference schedule where teams from each league will face off.
The Coveted Youth Arkansas Elk tag is set to be auctioned at the 2016 Arkansas Wildlife Federation’s annual Governor’s Conversation awards banquet on August 13, in White Hall.
In their first two games of the 2016 Senior Babe Ruth State Tournament, the Pine Bluff Northern Twins have outscored their opponents 31-2. Through two games, the Twins have only had to play seven-and- a-half innings. Friday, the Twins opened up tournament play with a 15-2 victory over Southwest Arkansas.
Through the first couple of days of the 2016 Senior Babe Ruth State Tournament, it seemed as if the Pine Bluff Northern Twins were on their way to winning it all. However, the Twins were tested in the championship game against Arkansas Pulpwood Braves of Camden on Monday.
In the dog days of the summer, the cities of Pine Bluff and White Hall will be treated to a high quality level of baseball. The 2016 13-15 year-old Southwest Regional Tournament is set to begin on July 21 with an opening banquet, and the first game is scheduled to be played on July 22. Games will be played at the historic Taylor Field and also on the campus of the White Hall Bulldogs at their baseball complex.
The 2016 Senior Babe Ruth State Tournament is set to get underway Friday at Taylor Field. Pine Bluff Northern will be the host team, as they’ve played fairly well in recent years. Pine Bluff Northern represented Arkansas in the Southwestern Regional in Netherland, Texas, in 2014, and in Rogers, Ark., in 2015.
The Pine Bluff Braves renewed a fifty nine year old rivalry last weekend as they journeyed to Rose City, Arkansas to take on the England All Stars. The game took place at the North Little Rock Police Athletic League Complex and the Braves defeated the All Stars 14-6 in a hard fought contest.