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JHS features deep receiving corps

The Jonesboro passing attack has been one of the most productive in the state this year. From left in front are Kendrayle Woods, Jakaylen Jackson and Courtney Orsby. Back from left are Tate Lutes, Jake Slayton, quarterback Tyson Williams and Jonathan Adams.

Cory Clark | The Sun

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO — When it comes to wide receivers, Jonesboro High School might have the best unit in all of Arkansas.

Led by a Division I recruit and several other playmakers, the Jonesboro receivers have been virtually . . . more »


Raiders battle Mustangs in key 5A-East contest

Nettleton’s Jaron Northern eludes a Star City defender after catching a pass during a game last month. The Raiders host Forrest City in a key 5A-East conference game tonight.

Kevin Turbeville | The Sun

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO — The past couple of weeks Nettleton has reeled off conference wins over Paragould and Greene County Tech, putting the Raiders back in the mix for a possible state playoff berth.

If Nettleton wants to maintain its . . . more »


Blazers looking to keep goals alive

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer

JONESBORO — Circumstances have changed for Valley View. But the goal and approach remain the same heading into the final three weeks of the season.

After opening 5A-East conference play, Valley View is teetering on . . . more »


Valley View, Westside claim district crowns

FORREST CITY — Valley View won the 5A-East district volleyball tournament Thursday night, beating Nettleton 25-20, 25-18, 25-17.

Kendal Rees and Canaan Richardson finished with 12 kills apiece for Valley View, with Richardson adding three blocks. Camryn . . . more »


Junior high football roundup

Nettleton 42, Forrest City 36

FORREST CITY — Nathan Young intercepted a pass in the second overtime Thursday and then ended the game with a 12-yard touchdown run as Nettleton edged Forrest City 42-36 in double overtime in junior high football.

Young finished . . . more »


WBC to expand wrestling program

WALNUT RIDGE — The wrestling program at Williams Baptist College is about to expand. WBC's athletic department has announced the addition of Greco-Roman wrestling as an intercollegiate sport, beginning next fall. . . . more »


Sloan-Hendrix rolls past Bradford

BROCKWELL — Sloan-Hendrix came up with 23 steals during its 44-16 victory over Bradford in senior girls' basketball Thursday. . . . more »


Layne, Frisby lead Lady Yellowjackets

BAY — Bay opened a 16-point lead in the third quarter Thursday night and went on to defeat Riverside 51-42 in senior girls' basketball. . . . more »


Izard County holds off Riverside

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Troy rallies past South Alabama in SBC

MOBILE, Ala. — Brandon Silvers passed for a career-high 395 yards and rallied Troy with the final 18 points to beat South Alabama 28-21 on Thursday night. Silvers delivered the key strike on a 42-yard pass to Sidney Davis that moved the Trojans (6-1, 4-0 Sun Belt Conference) to the 1 with 1:22 left. . . . more »