Rain, winds hammer area
Tami Wynn, The Sun
The Riney sisters, Lia (left), 9, Erin, 11, and Lyric, 2, play in a mud puddle after school in front of their home in Jonesboro on Tuesday.
By MIchael Wilkey, Sun Staff Writer
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JONESBORO — A series of storms dumped rain and knocked out power in Northeast Arkansas, spawning a funnel cloud Tuesday afternoon in Poinsett County.
The storms began moving in early Tuesday morning and continued
Sun Belt returns to double-elimination format
Tami Wynn | The Sun
Arkansas-Little Rock’s Austin Pfeiffer (22) collides with Arkansas State’s Alex Potts on a play at second base during the sixth inning of last Thursday’s game at Tomlinson Stadium. Both teams play Wednesday in the Sun Belt Conference tournament at Lafayette, La., with ASU taking on top-seeded Troy and UALR battling second-seeded South Alabama.
By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer
JONESBORO — The Sun Belt Conference baseball tournament will have a familiar look this year.
After a two-year experiment with pool play, the Sun Belt returns to its original double-elimination tournament. . . more »