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No. 11 Auburn routs Arkansas 51-10


Michael Woods | AP Photo

Auburn running back Kam Martin is tackled by Arkansas defender Bumper Pool during the first half of Saturday’s game in Fayetteville.

FAYETTEVILLE — Bo Nix was itching to get back on the field after struggling in a loss to Florida in his last start for No. 11 Auburn.
The problem was the wait took two weeks as the Tigers had a bye following the 24-13 loss.
Nix didn't waste much time . . .


1979 squad still sticks out at Jonesboro


Cory Clark | The Sun

The December 1, 1979 edition of The Sun shows Jonesboro's Brock Overton, left, and Ed Trout proudly displaying the AAAA state football championship trophy. Jonesboro beat Texarkana 14-7 and claimed its second state football title the night before in Conway.

Sun Staff Writer
JONESBORO — Dating all the way back to 1979 there is still only one football team that can brag about being the last squad from Craighead County to raise a state championship trophy.
Led by head coach Don Riggs, the 1979 Jonesboro Hurricane fin . . .


ASU switches to three-man defensive front

By Matthew V. Roberson
Sun Staff Writer
JONESBORO — Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson wasn't just talking when said he would use the extra time leading into the Louisiana-Lafayette game to reconsider the team's approach, especially defensively, for the second . . .


A-State sweeps past UALR

LITTLE ROCK — For the fifth straight time in the capital city, the Arkansas State volleyball team came out on the winning end, taking a 3-0 (25-15, 25-17, 25-21) sweep against Little Rock Saturday night at the Jack Stephens Center.
The Red Wolves (12-7, 3-4 . . .


A-State basketball to host scrimmage to host scrimmage

JONESBORO — Basketball season is just around the corner and fans can get their first look at the Arkansas State men's basketball team with the Scarlet & Black Scrimmage Monday at 7 p.m. inside First National Bank Arena.
The Scarlet & Black Scrimmage is fre . . .