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February 27th, 2015

Lady Panthers handle Lake Hamilton

February 27, 2015

PEARCY – After enduring a seven-game losing streak at the end of December and the beginning of January, the Benton Lady Panthers have won 8 of their past 11 games including a 52-43 victory over the Lady Wolves of Lake Hamilton in Pearcy on Friday night. The win boosts Benton to 15-12 overall, 8-5 in the 6A South and drops Lake Hamilton to 2-10 in the South.

The Lady Panthers jumped to a 6-0 lead in the first before the Lady Wolves came back to tie it 7-7 at the end of the quarter. The offense picked up a bit in the second quarter and Benton led 24-21 at the half.

Firefighters, deputies respond to fire in Sardis

February 27, 2015

A fire was reported Friday morning at the former home of a man recently found not guilty of the murders of two brothers in the Sardis community.
Firefighters and Saline County sheriff’s deputies responded to 9800 Hogue Road for a report of a residence on fire.

Clinton Dewitt Spann Jr. lived at this home, but he is not residing there now, said Lt. Scott Courtney, Saline County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson.

During a Circuit Court trial earlier this month, Spann was found not guilty of murdering brothers Michael Williams and Donald Williams, who lived near Spann.

Lady Hornets hold on

February 27, 2015

BRYANT – Bryant senior guard Jakeria Otey scored a season-high 31 points in a 52-47 victory over the Alma Airedalettes in 7A/6A Central Conference play on Friday at the Hornets Nest. Otey shot 8 of 18 from the field, 12 of 14 from the foul line and 3 of 5 from three.

The Lady Hornets (14-10, 6-5 Central) were up 2-1 early when freshman Raija Todd began a 9-0 run with a 3-pointer assisted by senior Lauren Carroll. Todd picked up a steal and layup before Otey ended the run with a 3-pointer assisted by Carroll for an 11-1 lead.

PEARCY – After enduring a seven-game losing streak at the end of December and the beginning of...
BRYANT – Bryant senior guard Jakeria Otey scored a season-high 31 points in a 52-47 victory over...
BRYANT – The Bryant Hornets and Lady Hornets’ swim teams dominated and the Benton High school swim...

 

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