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A-State freshmen make immediate impact

Running back Brandon Byner is among 14 true freshmen who have seen game action this season for Arkansas State.

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer

JONESBORO — Arkansas State is getting a good glimpse of its future this season.

While it wasn't new coach Blake Anderson's original intention, the Red Wolves have increasingly relied on freshmen. As Sun . . . more »

   

Vision, speed make Davis tough to stop

Cross County’s Anfernee Davis has rushed for 742 yards and 11 touchdowns already this season.

Cory Clark | The Sun

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer

CHERRY VALLEY — Cross County running back Anfernee Davis honed his skills playing backyard football.

Sometimes, the talented junior even looks like he's in the backyard as he picks his way through opposing defenses. Blessed . . . more »

   

High school season to hit halfway mark

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer

It's hard to believe, but the high school football season is nearly halfway complete.

But, the best part of the season is just beginning as week two of conference play takes place Friday.

In Class 5A, both Paragould (2-2, . . . more »

   

Best 7 football rankings

By Cory Clark, Sun staff writer

1. Wynne (4-0, 1-0 5A-East): The Yellowjackets stay atop the Best 7 football rankings thanks to a 35-0 victory over previously unbeaten Blytheville. Sophomore Jamar Dixon rushed for 159 yards and three touchdowns in the win over . . . more »

   

Best 7 volleyball rankings

By Ben Cowens, Sun staff writer

1. Valley View (15-5): After a slow start, the Lady Blazers have reeled off nine straight victories against some of the area's elite, including Saturday's hard-earned championship at the Ron Carmack Playday. Valley View has a 6-1 . . . more »

   

Wynne’s Moon wins 5A golf crown

PINE BLUFF — Wynne's Elizabeth Moon earned medalist honors and Nettleton finished third in the team standings at the Class 5A girls' state golf tournament Wednesday.

Moon shot 79 to lead the individual standings and qualify for the Overall tournament. . . . more »