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JHS hopes to take next step

Jonesboro quarterback Carson Coats spins away from Alma defenders during last week’s Class 6A state playoff game at Cooksey-Johns Field. The Hurricane hosts Pine Bluff tonight in the semifinals.

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By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO — The Jonesboro Hurricane has been here before.

Virtually every player who takes the field for Jonesboro tonight in the Class 6A state football semifinals has at least been on the sideline for a game of . . . more »


Osceola, Hoxie travel for 3A quarterfinals

Hoxie quarterback Cole Sears has accounted for 49 touchdowns, 31 passing and 18 rushing, entering the Mustangs’ Class 3A state quarterfinal game tonight at Booneville.

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun

By Kevin Turbeville, Sun staff writer

Osceola and Hoxie are traveling in the same direction for the Class 3A state football quarterfinals tonight.

The Seminoles and Mustangs will be less than 20 miles apart in western Arkansas when their respective games . . . more »


ASU-NMSU football notes

By Kevin Turbeville, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO — Two running backs who have battled injuries this season will be in position to reach the 1,000-yard mark Saturday afternoon when Arkansas State and New Mexico State meet at Centennial Bank Stadium.

ASU junior . . . more »


A-State hosts Christian Brothers

JONESBORO — Arkansas State's women's basketball team will look to even its record tonight against the only non-Division I opponent on its regular-season schedule.

The Red Wolves take on the Christian Brothers Lady Bucs tonight at the Convocation Center. Tipoff . . . more »


A-State rolls into SBC semifinals

SAN MARCOS, Texas — Third-seeded Arkansas State cruised into the semifinals of the Sun Belt Conference volleyball tournament Thursday by sweeping sixth-seeded Louisiana-Lafayette 25-15, 25-15, 25-15 in the quarterfinals.

ASU (21-9) is in the Sun Belt semifinals . . . more »


Jonesboro drops season opener

FORREST CITY — Jonesboro fell into the consolation bracket of the Rumble on the Ridge basketball tournament with Thursday night's 62-49 loss to Hoover, Ala.

Hoover sank nine of its 11 3-pointers in the first half to take a 38-28 halftime lead. Jonesboro, . . . more »