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Hawkins looking to turn season around


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Former Arkansas State pitcher Chandler Hawkins delivers a pitch as a member of the Red Wolves during the 2015 season. Since finishing his playing days at ASU, Hawkins has played at three levels in the minor leagues. He’s currently at High-A Palm Beach, an affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer

JONESBORO — Chandler Hawkins' third season in professional baseball hasn't gone like he'd hoped.

The plan for Hawkins, the former Arkansas State pitcher, was to continue his ascent through the minor leagues . . .


Jonesboro's Gatlin commits to Arkansas


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Jonesboro offensive tackle Noah Gatlin announced his verbal commitment to Arkansas on Wednesday.

By Kevin Turbeville, Sun staff writer

JONESBORO — Jonesboro High School offensive tackle Noah Gatlin had college options across the country as scholarship offers rolled in throughout the winter and spring.

Gatlin received an offer from the University of . . .


Fleming takes over Lady Hurricane softball

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO — When the Jonesboro High School softball team takes the field next year, a new coach will be in charge in the dugout.

Marshall Poole, who had been the head coach of the Lady Hurricane since 2008, stepped down and . . .


Column: Monk ready for NBA spotlight

By Cory Clark, Sun staff writer

JONESBORO — I still remember the call-ins.

Amid the hundreds of scores I've taken over the phone in my time at The Sun, they still stand out.

They included numbers like 33 points and five dunks in a junior high basketball . . .


Cardinals rally from 5-0 deficit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Cardinals used the long ball to rally and small ball to win.

Tommy Pham's second solo homer off Hector Neris in the ninth inning tied it and the St. Louis Cardinals came back from a 5-0 deficit to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-6 in 10 . . .


West rallies to win All-Star volleyball match

CONWAY — The West rallied to beat the East in five sets in the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star volleyball match Wednesday night at the Farris Center.

The East took the first two sets, winning 25-19, 25-20. The West came back to win the last . . .