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November 20th, 2014
Jacob Wells ran his first marathon in 2003 at the inaugural Little Rock Marathon. He has run well over 100 marathons and countless other races earning the nickname â€śMarathon Boyâ€ť.
On Nov. 1, 2014, Jacob collapsed at mile 19 during the Midsouth Championship Marathon in Wynne, Arkansas. He suffered from cardiac arrest and CPR was quickly administered as they prepared to medevac him to the ICU of the Methodist Hospital in Memphis.
He was treated there for several days, but on Nov. 7, he had finished his final race.
Thursday Night Football 11/13
Miami (6-4) 22 vs
Buffalo (5-5) 9
Miami QB Ryan Tannehill threw 2 second half touchdowns to rally a comeback victory over Buffalo. Buffalo was moving the ball up and down the field early, but could not seem to find the end zone to cap drivers. They clung to a 9-3 lead as they kept Miami in check. Tannehill was able to rally his teamâ€™s offense to score 19 unanswered points to seal the game and second place in the AFC East.
Houston (5-5) 23 @
Cleveland (6-4) 7
HASKELL â€” When deciding on where she wanted to play college softball next season, Harmony Grove senior Kristen Dempsey wanted to attend a program where she felt the most at home.
And for the Dempsey that place was Harding University in Searcy.
â€śWhen I got up there,â€ť Dempsey started, â€śit just felt like one of the best atmospheres I have ever been in.
â€śI wanted to go somewhere where it felt most like home.
â€śAnd when I walked on campus, it felt like home for me.â€ť
Dempsey signed her letter of intent on Tuesday inside the old gymnasium at Harmony Grove.