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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.

Correction for 05-03-16

The Watson Chapel girls track 4x400-meter relay team, which took third in the 5A-South Conference meet, was composed of Shanna Shavers, Timesha Cole, Cayla Trotter and Yasmin Jackson. Due to an error on the track aggregation website milesplit.com, the members of the team were incorrectly reported in a meet wrap-up that appeared in Saturday’s edition.

Pitching leads Lions to series win over Tigers

Medina-like. It’s a term Arkansas-Pine Bluff coach Carlos James often uses when he talks about his senior No. 2 pitcher Humberto Medina. For much of the season, James used the phrase the day before Medina’s scheduled start, saying he hoped to see a Medina-like performance.

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.