NORFOLK, Va. — Another close game slipped away from Arkansas State in Saturday's Sun Belt Conference opener.
CABOT — Four different Cabot players scored a rushing touchdown Friday night as the fourth-ranked Panthers rolled past Jonesboro 37-6 in the 7A-Central conference opener for both teams.
BATESVILLE — Batesville's Jaiden Henderson returned a blocked field goal for a touchdown as time expired Friday night to give the Pioneers a stunning 34-28 victory over Nettleton in the 5A-East football opener for both teams.
JONESBORO — Trumann scored three touchdowns in the first 20 minutes of Friday's game and went on to beat Westside 34-8 in the 4A-3 conference opener for both teams at Warrior Stadium.
POCAHONTAS — Connor Baker rushed for 278 yards and four touchdowns on 40 carries Friday night, leading Pocahontas to a 28-21 victory over Rivercrest in an early 4A-3 conference showdown.
JONESBORO — The Arkansas State Lettermen’s Club will induct four new members into A-State’s Hall of Honor during its annual banquet Friday, Oct. 7, at the Woodard McAlister Family Club inside the Johnny Allison Tower of Centennial Bank Stadium.
JONESBORO — Westside’s Bobby Engle and Trumann’s Randy Phillips anticipate a wide-open race in the 4A-3 conference as the league’s eight members scramble for five state playoff berths.
BATESVILLE — Valley View’s Peyton Ellis shot 71 for medalist honors Tuesday as the Blazers edged Searcy by five strokes to win the 5A-East conference boys’ high school golf championship at Eagle Mountain.
JONESBORO — Few players in the Football Bowl Subdivision have produced more all-purpose yards than Arkansas State senior running back Johnnie Lang Jr. through three weeks of the 2022 season.
TRUMANN — Lanie Welch compiled a double-double of 10 kills and 11 digs Monday to help Westside defeat Trumann 25-18, 25-18, 25-18 in 4A-Northeast conference high school volleyball.
BROOKLAND — Evan Polsgrove and Maddie Smith recorded 12 and 11 kills, respectively, as Brookland swept Westside 25-17, 25-12, 25-22 in 4A-Northeast conference high school volleyball Thursday night.
JONESBORO — Jonesboro only needed a few yards to get away from its end zone and run out the clock late in the fourth quarter Friday night at Cooksey-Johns Field.
JONESBORO — Hope Huckabee was 14-of-15 serving with 12 kills, eight digs and four blocks Tuesday as Jonesboro swept North Little Rock 25-17, 25-22, 25-15 in 6A-Central conference high school volleyball.
JONESBORO — Arkansas State started last Saturday’s game strongly enough to stay within eight points of third-ranked Ohio State 10 minutes into the second quarter. The opening minutes of the second half were a different story, though.
WYNNE — Cassidi Campbell produced 11 kills and two solo blocks Monday to lead Wynne to a 28-26, 25-15, 25-16 victory over Jonesboro in high school volleyball.
POCAHONTAS — Connor Baker accounted for six touchdowns and 316 yards of total offense Friday night to lead Pocahontas to a 47-28 victory over Brookland in non-conference football.
JONESBORO — Butch Jones hopes his youthful football team can block out what he described as "clutter and distractions" this afternoon in Columbus, Ohio.
BROOKLAND — Brookland scored 10 points in the first six-plus minutes of last Friday’s game against Gosnell, but only managed seven the remainder of the night as the visiting Pirates rallied for a 28-17 victory. Fatigue was part of the Bearcats’ problem as the game progressed, first-year head…
JONESBORO — Head coach Butch Jones likes having an opponent such as third-ranked Ohio State on Arkansas State’s football schedule, provided the Red Wolves’ non-conference slate has proper balance.
JONESBORO — Arkansas State's first play from scrimmage produced 17 yards, its first drive covered 70 yards to the end zone and the first quarter wrapped up with the Red Wolves leading by 16 points.