JONESBORO — Coach Wes Swift recalled a preseason conversation with senior guards Keyln McBride and Ryan Rouse when asked about the Jonesboro Hurricane closing the season with 20 consecutive victories and a Class 5A state championship.
Jonesboro’s Jesus Rodriguez (4) and Batesville’s Fernando Acosta battle for possession of the ball during Tuesday’s 5A-East boys’ soccer game at Cooksey-Johns Field. Jonesboro won 4-0.
JONESBORO — Arkansas State begins an eight-game road swing this evening after salvaging the final game of its weekend Sun Belt Conference baseball series with Texas-Arlington.
BROOKLAND — Helena Garcia homered twice in the first game and Keirstin Hammett belted two home runs in the second to lead Brookland to a doubleheader sweep of Westside in 4A-3 softball Friday.
JONESBORO — Facing a two-run deficit in the ninth inning, Arkansas State had the winning run at the plate and nobody out, but could not complete the rally, falling to Texas-Arlington 7-5 Friday night at Tomlinson Stadium.
BOCA RATON, Fla. — Jennifer Sullivan, a former Jonesboro High School basketball standout, has been named head coach of the Florida Atlantic women’s basketball team, as announced by FAU Vice President and Director of Athletics Brian White on Thursday.
RUSSELLVILLE — The third annual Arkansas Sports Media High School Basketball Super Team, released Thursday afternoon, includes the first 3-time members of the team.
JONESBORO — Eden White launched three home runs in the first game and Kate Golden belted a grand slam home run in the second to help Nettleton sweep Jonesboro in a 5A-East softball doubleheader Tuesday.
MANILA — Manila senior Connor Jackson ran his first 5K race in Harrisburg when he was nine years old. One of these days, a few years down the road, he would like to give ultramarathons a try. Over the next few years, Jackson will log many of his miles in and around Florence, Ala.
JONESBORO — Arkansas State travels to play a top-five opponent in the national polls this evening after escaping a Sun Belt Conference slugfest with a victory Sunday afternoon.
JONESBORO — Valley View soccer coach Ron Teat describes Hayes Webb as a player with the speed to play an outside position and the stamina to stay on the field for a long time.
JONESBORO — After struggling with hip problems during her junior season, Jonesboro’s Lakiya Scott never expected to be the focal point of a college signing ceremony in Don Riggs Hurricane Gym.
NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Nebraska defeated Arkansas State 4-1 Saturday night in a best-of-7 Baker match to win the National Collegiate Bowling Championship.
NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With a 2-0 sweep of North Carolina A&T Thursday afternoon, the Arkansas State bowling team won the Region 3 bracket to advance to the NCAA Bowling Final Four that begins this morning.
JONESBORO — Nettleton’s Wakiryah Daniels will move from one winning program to another when she makes the transition from high school to junior college basketball.
BATESVILLE — Josh Hyneman pitched a no-hitter in the first game and Brennan Payne allowed only three hits in the second as Jonesboro routed Batesville twice in 5A-East baseball Tuesday evening.
JONESBORO — Valley View and Westside split a 4A-3 softball doubleheader Tuesday, the visiting Lady Blazers taking the first game 10-2 and the Lady Warriors bouncing back to prevail 3-1 in the second.
BROOKLAND — Brookland’s Elizabeth Walton belted two home runs while driving in seven runs in the first game of a 4A-3 softball doubleheader Thursday, propelling the Lady Bearcats to a 13-3 victory over Trumann.
JONESBORO — Annie Camp prevailed in the boys’ division while Greene County Tech claimed the girls’ team title Thursday night in the Jonesboro Junior Invitational track and field meet at Cooksey-Johns Field.