JONESBORO — Head coach Matt Daniel is working through possible lineups as Arkansas State prepares to finish the season without its floor leader.

MARKED TREE — Garrett Finnicum scored 34 points Tuesday night to lead Ridgefield Christian to a 68-54 victory over Marked Tree in 1A-3 senior boys’ basketball.

JONESBORO — Jonesboro celebrated its senior basketball players and an easy victory Tuesday night at Don Riggs Hurricane Gym.

MANILA — Bailey Augustine sank a 3-pointer from beyond half court as time expired Monday night to give Walnut Ridge a 36-33 victory over Manila in 3A-3 conference senior girls’ basketball.

JONESBORO — A dominant performance against Marion propelled the Jonesboro Hurricane back into the overall top 10 of the Arkansas Sports Media boys’ high school basketball poll Monday.

LAFAYETTE, La. — Trailing by 20 with 15:04 to play, the Arkansas State men’s basketball team trimmed the deficit to two, but Louisiana-Lafayette came away with a 77-74 victory over the Red Wolves Saturday at the Cajundome.

JONESBORO — Brookland made the key plays in the final 90 seconds Friday night to earn a regular-season sweep of Valley View in 4A-3 senior boys’ basketball.

BROOKLAND — A strong third quarter helped Brookland keep its 4A-3 record perfect Thursday with a 47-37 victory over Valley View in senior girls’ basketball.

MARION — A road game against one of the state’s top boys’ basketball teams turned into an unexpectedly easy trip for the Jonesboro Hurricane.

JONESBORO — Down by as many as 16 in the third quarter, Arkansas State mounted a dramatic comeback to force overtime, but a last-second putback did not fall as Louisiana-Lafayette escaped with a 67-65 victory Friday night in women's basketball at First National Bank Arena.

LAFAYETTE, La. — A 15-4 run by Louisiana-Lafayette midway through the second half proved to be the difference as Arkansas State fell 81-68 Friday at the Cajundome.

JONESBORO — Top to bottom, start to finish, Arkansas State coach Mike Balado described the Red Wolves’ performance in last Saturday’s 93-72 rout of Louisiana-Monroe as their most consistent on both ends of the court.

JONESBORO — Matt Daniel isn’t sure what to expect from Arkansas State’s opponent this weekend at First National Bank Arena.

BLYTHEVILLE — Blytheville took control in the first quarter Tuesday on its way to a 68-52 victory over Valley View in 4A-3 senior boys’ basketball.

JONESBORO — Tuckerman built a 24-point halftime lead Tuesday on its way to a 65-34 victory over Westside in senior girls’ basketball.

The third annual Arkansas Sports Media High School Football Super Team was released Tuesday and for the second year in a row, the Bryant Hornets lead the team with four selections.

BROOKLAND — Anna Joy Allen kept training last year after the high school track and field season was put on hold and eventually canceled because of COVID-19.

HIGHLAND — Brookland took a 21-point halftime lead Monday and went on to defeat Highland 55-35 in 4A-3 senior girls’ basketball.

BROOKLAND — Close games have been the norm in 4A-3 conference play for the Brookland Bearcats.

SEARCY — Jonesboro forced 16 first-half turnovers to set the tone in an 86-36 win over the Searcy Lions on Friday night.

JONESBORO — Westside sank 13 3-pointers Saturday to rout Batesville Southside 64-44 in 4A-3 senior boys’ basketball.

JONESBORO — Megan Hedger made two free throws with two seconds remaining in Friday’s game to propel Westside to a 55-53 victory over Pocahontas in 4A-3 senior girls’ basketball.

JONESBORO — Nettleton held a 13-point lead going into the fourth quarter Friday night, matching the margin that the Raiders saw slip away in the final period a week earlier at West Memphis.

MONROE, La. — Arkansas State shook off a slow start Saturday to earn its ninth consecutive victory, beating Louisiana-Monroe 59-44 to complete a weekend sweep in Sun Belt Conference women’s basketball.

JONESBORO — Eleven 3-point field goals helped Arkansas State to a 74-72 win over Louisiana-Monroe Friday in Sun Belt Conference men's basketball at First National Bank Arena.

MONROE, La. — Down by seven in the third quarter, Arkansas State put together a dominant fourth quarter, outscoring Louisiana-Monroe 24-8 en route to a 64-50 victory Friday night at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

JONESBORO — Ridgefield Christian freshman Doss McDaniel had a third quarter worthy of the Arkansas Activities Association record book Tuesday night.

JONESBORO — Jonesboro made 9-of-11 free throws in overtime Tuesday night to edge West Memphis 53-47 in 5A-East senior girls’ basketball.

JONESBORO — Westside senior volleyball player Kaylee Cline enjoyed a moment Wednesday that she wouldn’t have envisioned when she was playing the sport in the seventh grade.

JONESBORO — Valley View built a 15-point lead in three quarters Monday night and held off Westside for a 54-48 victory at Warrior Gym.

JONESBORO — Forty-three high school football players from The Sun circulation area made Arkansas’ all-state teams released recently by the Arkansas Activities Association.

PARAGOULD — Greene County Tech senior Andrew Davis signed a letter of intent Monday to play soccer next fall at Manhattan Christian College.

WEST MEMPHIS — West Memphis rallied in the fourth quarter Friday to escape with a 57-55 victory over Nettleton in 5A-East conference senior boys’ basketball.

JONESBORO — Arkansas State swept its first Sun Belt Conference women’s basketball series when other teams in the league could only manage a two-game split.

PARAGOULD — Jonesboro defended and rebounded well enough to win comfortably on a night when the Hurricane didn’t play its best offensively.

PARAGOULD — Sophomore Bramyia Johnson scored six of her game-high 16 points in a key fourth-quarter run Friday night to power Jonesboro to a 43-38 victory over Greene County Tech in 5A-East senior girls’ basketball.

JONESBORO — Arkansas State head football coach Butch Jones announced two additions to his coaching staff Friday, including Keith Heckendorf as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.