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SBC wins 2016 Southwest Regional, advances to Babe Ruth World Series

Tuesday night, Sylacauga, Ala., gave Southern Brazoria County their first loss of the 2016 13-15-year-old Southwest Regional tournament, but in order to win the title, Sylacauga would have to do it twice. By defeating SBC on Tuesday, Sylacauga forced another game that was played Wednesday morning, but this time the results were different. SBC beat Sylacauga by a final score of 5-3.

Sylacauga knocks off Mountain Home to advance to play for championship

After defeating Pine Bluff Northern Monday night by a final of 8-3, Mountain Home advanced to the semifinals, where they would face off against Sylacauga, Ala. Heading into the match-up Tuesday evening, both teams knew it was either win or go home. Mountain Home held their own in the game, but Sylacauga outlasted them, winning by a final score of 8-5.

Pine Bluff Northern eliminates White Hall in a local showdown

In previous match ups this season, the White Hall All Stars have had the advantage over Pine Bluff Northern, defeating them twice in the state tournament. But Pine Bluff would get a chance to redeem themselves Monday morning, as they squared off with White Hall in an elimination game of the 2016 Babe Ruth Southwest Regional. Pine Bluff put the previous games behind them and came out with a win, beating White Hall 7-6.

Golden Lions picked to finish fifth in the Western Division

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.

WH beats Lakeside, forges first-place tie

HOT SPRINGS — Heading into Tuesday’s thriller of a matchup, the Hot Springs Lakeside Rams held the top spot in the 5A-South standings, but after a solid all-around performance by the White Hall Bulldogs that has changed. After defeating the Rams by the final score of 5-2, the Bulldogs and their head coach Skip Carr now are tied for the spot in the standings and they are deservedly so.

Zebras rout Warriors

LITTLE ROCK — The Pine Bluff baseball team nearly batted around twice in the first inning scoring 11 runs against Little Rock Hall to go on to a 20-0 rout on Tuesday afternoon.

Razorbacks rally past Cowboys

FAYETTEVILLE — While Tuesday night’s result did not help nor harm Arkansas when it comes to its immediate postseason chances, a victory would have provided a stronger resume in the long-term if the near-future becomes viable.

Community: Gragg to hold football camp

The first Southeast Arkansas Gridiron Grind will be held June 4. The life skills and football camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dumas High School’s Tidwell Field. This is a one-day, no-contact camp and will highlight life skills and fundamental football drills for children ages 5 to 16 years old.