JONESBORO — Arkansas State head football coach Butch Jones announced Thursday that Curt Baldus has been named the Red Wolves’ special teams coordinator.

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JONESBORO — Mike Balado’s fourth summer basketball camp at Arkansas State is the largest yet, even with limited time for promotion.

JONESBORO — Nettleton’s Kyle Tolley celebrated his birthday Tuesday by signing a letter of intent to play baseball for South Arkansas Community College next spring.

JONESBORO — Trey Harding and Dale Schenk weren’t surprised to learn their schools will face different competition during the Arkansas Activities Association 2022-24 classification cycle.

HOXIE — Twenty-two teams representing 19 high school football programs will converge on Hoxie’s Crider Field today for the 11th annual Beast of the East 7-on-7 tournament.

JONESBORO — The Mountain Dew Grand Slam Classic youth softball tournament reaches another milestone with this year’s 40th annual event at Southside Softball Complex.

EUGENE, Ore. — A routine Oregon rain shower couldn’t stop Arkansas State’s Bennett Pascoe in Wednesday evening’s 3,000 steeplechase semifinal at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

JONESBORO — Emotions took hold of Nettleton’s Daylin Goodlow after a successful tryout with Central Baptist College’s basketball team.

JONESBORO — Head coach Mike Balado said Arkansas State has already seen some benefits from Desi Sills’ decision to play basketball for the Red Wolves.

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas shortstop Braxton Burnside, a senior from Paragould, earned National Fastpitch Coaches Association first-team All-America honors on Wednesday.

JONESBORO — Valley View’s offense will look different, at least in terms of personnel, when the Blazers open the 2021 football season.

JONESBORO — Cameron Moore and Laityn Tippy recently won the John E. Hill Award as Westside’s top male and female senior athletes during the school’s athletic awards presentation at the WHS Fine Arts Center.

JONESBORO — Arkansas State was one of three upset winners on the first day of the Sun Belt Conference baseball tournament, ending Troy’s championship hopes with a 9-6 victory.

POCAHONTAS — Pocahontas senior basketball standout Kendra Johnson signed a letter of intent to play next season for State Fair (Mo.) Community College.

JONESBORO — Arkansas State opens the Sun Belt Conference baseball tournament today with an opponent the Red Wolves faced less than two weeks ago.

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BENTON — Valley View senior shortstop Wil French held the Class 4A state championship trophy as he answered a couple of questions after Saturday's game, savoring a moment that was years in the making.

BENTON — The final score of the Class 3A state softball championship game doesn’t reflect where the contest stood with two outs in the bottom of the fifth inning.

JONESBORO — Jonesboro High School seniors Keyln McBride and Keagan Pointer made their college plans official on the day before graduation, each signing Friday with a Great American Conference institution in their respective sports.

BENTON — Harding Academy's bid for a clean sweep, as Walnut Ridge coach Jason Belcher described it, netted another state championship Friday afternoon.

WALNUT RIDGE — The Class 3A baseball final offers Walnut Ridge an opportunity for revenge as well as its first state championship on the diamond.

JONESBORO — A school-record 18 athletes will represent the Arkansas State track and field teams at the NCAA West Region Prelims, scheduled May 26-29 at E.B. Cushing Stadium in College Station, Texas.

JONESBORO — After leading the Arkansas State track and field teams to a sweep of the Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Championships, head coach Jim Patchell once again earned both Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Coach of the Year honors.

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Finishing with a second-straight 6-under par 66, Zan Luka Stirn surged to a program-best tie for third individually, helping Arkansas State to a program-best seventh-place team finish at the NCAA Noblesville Regional that wrapped up Wednesday at The Sagamore Club.

JONESBORO — The way Arkansas State’s baseball schedule has unfolded, it seems to head coach Tommy Raffo like the Red Wolves are facing the Sun Belt Conference’s hottest team every weekend.

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Carding the low round of the tournament with a 6-under par 66, Zan Luka Stirn helped the Arkansas State men’s golf team climb to eighth Tuesday at the NCAA Noblesville Regional played at The Sagamore Golf Club outside Indianapolis.

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Arkansas State’s men’s golf team is in ninth place out of 13 teams after the first round of the NCAA Noblesville Regional.

PARAGOULD — Paragould senior Jack Henry Glasgow will continue his baseball career about five miles from his home field with the Rams.

MOBILE, Ala. — Many individuals and teams have a particular color they prefer to wear on championship day. For the Arkansas State track and field teams, that color is scarlet.

HARRISON — Valley View advanced to the championship game of the Class 4A boys' state soccer tournament by defeating Pulaski Robinson 2-1 in the semifinals Saturday.