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The Walnut Ridge Lady Bobcats hosted the Hoxie Lady Mustangs in 3A Northeast volleyball action on Thursday at Walnut Ridge’s Terry Belcher Gymnasium.

Hoxie’s Alex Chappell runs the ball for the junior high Mustangs as he is defended by Walnut Ridge’s Enrique Perez. The Bobcats won the game, 42-6.

The Walnut Ridge Bobcats defeated the East Poinsett County Warriors 18-14 on Friday night to earn their first victory of the 2021 football season.

Hoxie hosted Harding Academy in high school volleyball action on Sept. 2. The Lady Mustangs defeated the visitors from Searcy in four sets, 25-13, 25-20, 21-25, 25-16.

The Walnut Ridge Lady Bobcats traveled to Little Rock on Sept. 7 to face the Lady Eagles of Baptist Prep in high school volleyball action.

Two late touchdowns by Salem thwarted Walnut Ridge’s comeback attempt as the Greyhounds handed the Bobcats a 40-22 defeat Friday night at Sexton Field.

The Hoxie Mustangs found themselves in a battle at Mountain View before pulling away for a 40-26 victory over the Yellowjackets in senior high football on Friday night.

The Walnut Ridge junior high volleyball team remained undefeated with a three-set victory at Cave City on Thursday. The Lady Cats topped the junior Cavewomen 13-25, 25-20, 15-9 to improve to 5-0 on the season.

Cade Forrester and Kayden Glenn combined for seven touchdowns in leading the Hoxie Mustangs to a 46-28 victory over the Cave City Cavemen in the opening week of the high school football season Friday night at Cave City.

The Walnut Ridge Lady Bobcats opened the 2021 volleyball regular season by hosting the Pocahontas Lady Redskins at Terry Belcher Gymnasium on Aug. 23.

Walker Reo Hibbs, a recent graduate of Walnut Ridge High School, recently signed his letter of intent to play golf at Williams Baptist University.

Williams Baptist University will host the Premier Basketball Camp this Friday at the Southerland-Mabee Center on the WBU campus.

Family, friends and teammates gathered on June 1 for the signing ceremony of Walnut Ridge High School graduates Kyle Russell and Cannon Baker. The two committed to continue their baseball careers at Crowley’s Ridge College in Paragould.

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

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

Lawrence County neighbors Walnut Ridge and Hoxie will both have teams to cheer later this week in the spring state championships.

Williams Baptist University women’s head basketball coach John Mayberry has announced that the school will hold an Individual Basketball Camp on June 12.

Three teams from Lawrence County will be competing in baseball and softball state tournaments this week.

The Hoxie Lady Mustangs earned their seventh consecutive win when they defeated Harrisburg 3-2 in 3A-3 softball action on Friday at Hoxie.

Ty Flippo and Jayden Hollister of the Walnut Ridge senior boys basketball team were named to the 3A-3 All-Conference team for the 2020-21 season.

Three members of the Walnut Ridge Lady Bobcats received honors following the 2020-21 basketball season. Bailey Augustine, Chloe Davis and Alex Jones were named to the 3A-3 All-Conference team. Augustine also received All-State honors.

High school baseball and softball results involving Lawrence County teams included:

Hoxie High School senior Kady Greer committed to the Williams Baptist Univeristy track and field team during a ceremony in Hoxie’s Mustang Gymnasium on March 16.

High school baseball and softball results involving Lawrence County teams included:

Five Hoxie Mustangs were named to the Best Under The Sun football team by the Jonesboro Sun for their performance during the 2020 season.

The Walnut Ridge senior high basketball teams each staged fourth-quarter rallies to earn road wins over 3A-3 conference rival Corning on Feb. 9.

Bailey Augustine banked home a shot from beyond half-court to give the Walnut Ridge Lady Bobcats a 36-33 win over Manila in senior girls basketball on Jan. 25 at Manila.

The Hoxie Lady Mustangs held off a second-half charge by Manila to record a 41-36 victory over the Lady Lions and remain undefeated in 3A-3 conference play.

Walnut Ridge defeated Hoxie 65-47 in senior boys basketball on Jan. 11 at Hoxie’s Mustang Gym.

Hoxie’s Lady Mustangs defeated the Corning Lady Bobcats 67-47 in senior girls basketball action on Jan. 11 at Corning.

Thanks to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s recently expanded Waterfowl Rice Incentive Conservation Enhancement program, hunters in Lawrence County have more than 500 additional acres of property to enjoy during the end of waterfowl season and beyond.

Jaedyn Brown scored her 1,000th career point and grabbed her 500th career rebound in leading the Hoxie Lady Mustangs to a 67-20 win over Harrisburg in senior girls basketball action on Jan. 5.