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Ridgway Christian dominates Garrett Memorial Christian in first round of AACS state tournament

The American Association of Christian Schools State Baseball Tournament is now underway at the Jim Hill Complex at Seabrook. In the first round the Ridgway Christian Eagles drew a matchup against Garrett Memorial Christian of Hope, Arkansas. Ridgway had all the confidence that they needed heading into the game after defeating Garrett Memorial twice previously this season.

Watson Chapel shows grit, battling back to defeat Hot Springs Lakeside

Heading into Wednesday’s contest, the Watson Chapel Wildcats needed to make up as much ground as possible in the 5A South standings as the regular season is coming to an end. The Wildcats hosted the Hot Springs Lakeside Rams, who came into the match up two games ahead. This game was very pivotal for the Wildcats, and they grinded out a tough win by the final score of 7-6.

White Hall senior Harvey signs to cheer at SAU

You may have heard the story about Michael Jordan getting cut from his high school basketball team as a sophomore, well White Hall senior Kyla Harvey has a somewhat similar story of her own. On Monday, Harvey signed her letter of intent to be a member of the Southern Arkansas University spirit cheerleading squad.

Plantar fasciitis

The plantar fascia is a flat band of ligaments that connects the heel bone to the toes, supporting the arch of the foot. If the plantar fascia is strained, it gets weak, swollen and irritated. This condition is called plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is responsible for about 2 million medical visits per year. As we age, the condition affects males more often than females due to the deterioration of the fat pad on the bottom of the heel after the age of 40.

‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’ is a by-the-numbers biopic

“The Man Who Knew Infinity” tells the fictionalized true story of Srinivasa Ramanujan, a brilliant unschooled mathematician whose work changed the field. Let me stop you before you say “A Beautiful Mind” or “The Imitation Game.” This biopic, from writer-director Matthew Brown, is a dutiful effort that never quite adds up to those vastly superior efforts.

Psychology at play for some who text and drive

Q. I have a friend who was seriously hurt in an accident a few weeks ago because a teenage girl was texting and ran her off the road. Although my friend will be fine, I am very angry that so many people don’t realize the harm they are causing others by texting or reading texts while they are driving. Please address the dangers this is causing not only to teens, but to all other innocent people.

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.