UAPB junior Ghiavonni Robinson (23) defends during Tuesday’s practice at H.O. Clemmons Arena. He is expected to be one of the team’s key contributors this season. Robinson is just one of the players head coach George Ivory said should have his team scoring a lot of points this winter. Along with Robinson, Ivory said he expects Pine Bluff natives JoVaughn Love and T.J. Handley to also step up in 2015-16.
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During halftime of Sunday’s soccer game between Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Alabama State, UAPB athletics director Lonza Hardy Jr. sat down with The Commercial for a question-and-answer session to discuss various topics regarding Golden Lions athletics. Below is a transcript of the nearly 7-minute interview.
Pine Bluff resident Leander Johnson says he’s on the road to becoming a professional boxer, if all goes well over the coming months.
On the surface, the Arkansas-Pine Bluff soccer team had an incredibly impressive weekend.
FAYETTEVILLE — The odd juxtaposition between location and expectation Monday at the Arkansas Basketball Performance Facility was evident.
LITTLE ROCK — Among a litany of complaints about strategy, discipline, lack of quality wins, etc., fans of the orange and white can add some updated numbers:
BRYANT — The Ridgway Christian volleyball team picked up a four-set victory on the road at Arkansas Christian on Tuesday night.
FAYETTEVILLE — For the first time in almost 11 months Arkansas coach Bret Bielema was able to address the media during his typical Monday availability coming off a win.
LITTLE ROCK — After allowing 21 third-quarter points against Alabama A&M, Arkansas-Pine Bluff concentrated this week on being more focused coming out of halftime.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A 24-20 Arkansas win over Tennessee on Saturday was remarkable for its number of “first-evers.”