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Raiders hold off Seminoles in benefit game

Nettleton’s Jarquavious Cain (82) takes the ball down the field as Osceola defenders close in during Tuesday night’s benefit game at Raider Field. Cain had four receptions for 46 yards and a touchdown as the Raiders won 13-12.

Jacob Wiegand | The Sun

By Sean Saunders, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO — The earliest benefit game for Nettleton and Osceola football had an expected result.

After the two teams combined for 18 penalties for 166 yards, and Nettleton had three touchdowns called back on . . . more »


ASU sports notes

Arkansas State senior quarterback Justice Hansen has been named to the watch list for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award.

Kevin Turbeville | The Sun

JONESBORO — A football scrimmage and autograph sessions with multiple Red Wolves sports and spirit squads will be part of Arkansas State's annual Fan Day on Saturday at Centennial Bank Stadium.

The event will begin at 5 p.m. with an autograph session . . . more »


Red Wolves push through 11th practice

By Kevin Turbeville, Sun staff writer

JONESBORO — Blake Anderson thought his football team practiced well Tuesday morning, especially under the circumstances.

Arkansas State held its 11th practice in a 12-day period since the start of fall camp, working in . . . more »


Gant homers, pitches Cardinals to victory

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Even John Gant cracked a smile.

Gant homered for his first major league hit and pitched one-run ball into the sixth inning, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 6-4 on Tuesday night for their season-high seventh . . . more »


McBride leads Rams past Raiders

JONESBORO — Simon McBride shot 73 Tuesday to lead Paragould past Nettleton in boys' high school golf at Sage Meadows. . . . more »


Bay, Trumann post golf victories

TRUMANN — Bay's Jackson Hunt earned medalist honors with a 39 Tuesday as the Yellowjackets won a four-team boys' high school golf match at Trumann Country Club. . . . more »