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New ruling shall benefit Arkansas’ recruiting process

LITTLE ROCK — Selling parents of athletes on the University of Arkansas, the Razorback athletics department can offer a practical asset unmatched by any of the seven SEC schools that are constants on the football schedule. At best, others offer bare bone versions of the same resource or an inconvenience is in play.

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.

All drinks are too many during pregnancy

Q. In one of my college classes, the instructor said that one should not drink alcohol at all during pregnancy. My gynecologist said it was OK as long as I only had one drink. Two other girls in class said that their doctor told them the same thing, and they continued to drink throughout their pregnancies. What is the right answer?

Exercise and eye health

The role of exercise in promoting good overall health is well established, especially in relation to preventing cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and obesity. The role of physical activity on good eye health, which was once in short supply, is mounting as well. It is becoming evident that exercise is very important in helping to prevent some of the most common and most serious eye conditions.

Zebras jump out early, hold off Razorbacks

The Pine Bluff Zebras have been playing really well as of late, and that continued as they welcomed in the Texarkana Razorbacks on Friday evening. Texarkana attempted to make a late rally at it, but the Zebras were able to close out the game and go on to win by the score of 8-5.

PBHS seniors Higgins, O’Guinn sign with UAPB baseball

What a special day it was for the Pine Bluff Zebras’ baseball program. Friday afternoon, two Zebra seniors, Kacy Higgins Jr. and Jordan O’Guinn signed their national letters of intent to further their baseball careers at Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Higgins and O’Guinn grew up playing baseball together and played football together for the Zebras the past three years, and for them to be able to stick together as they move on to next level, means a lot to them.