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Miners defend tourney title

January 2, 2015

CLINTON – The Bauxite Miners defeated the Clinton Yellowjackets 67-50 in the championship game of the Clinton Christmas Classic on Tuesday to win their second straight tournament. The Miners won the Bill Gibbs Memorial in Haskell earlier this season and also defended their Clinton title, winning the tournament last year as well.

“It was a good little tune-up before we get into the grind of conference,” Bauxite Coach Andy Brakebill said. “It was good to defend the title and get the win.”

Jr. Panthers a win away

January 2, 2015

BENTON – The Benton Junior Panthers were without their leading scorer Jai Peters in the second round of the Benton Christmas Classic on Tuesday against North Pulaski, but the Panthers improved to 9-3 with a 33-26 win at Benton Middle School. Benton will face El Dorado today at 12:30 p.m. in the final tourney contest.

Peters played in Monday’s win over J.A. Fair, but Benton Coach David Torres said he was going with caution on Tuesday.

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Cardinals end streak, take break

December 26, 2014

FOUNTAIN LAKE — The Harmony Grove Cardinals started the season on fire, winning four straight. Then a blizzard hit has the Cardinals shooting went cold and the club lost three straight before entering the Fountain Lake Invitational on Saturday.

Having already beaten the host Cobras by 29 earlier in the year in the Bill Gibbs Memorial, the Cardinals finally found the win column once more, snapping their slight skid with a 47-37 victory over the Fountain Lake.

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December 26, 2014

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December 24, 2014

Bryant girls dominate again

December 17, 2014

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Bryant Lady Hornet swim team dominated for their third consecutive victory, while the Hornets took second at the Thomas Holter Memorial Meet in North Little Rock last week. The Lady Hornets outdistanced second-place Cabot 569 to 396, as Mount St. Mary’s took third (359), North Little Rock fourth with 264 and Searcy rounded out the top five with 45 points.

Happy Holidays: Panthers beat Cabot for Classic

December 17, 2014

CABOT — After going into triple overtime, the Benton Panthers defeated the Cabot Panthers 75-72 on Saturday at the Cabot Pre-Holiday Classic. Benton Head Coach Dexter Hendrix said it was an earned team win.

“It’s a total team effort anytime you go into one overtime, especially three overtimes it takes a lot of guys,” Hendrix said. “I thought we had a lot of guys that made big plays and I was proud of our guys, they kept their fight their whole game.”

Pro Football Recap, Dec. 11 - Dec. 15

December 16, 2014

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Tipton HOWLING for A-State

December 12, 2014

BRYANT — During his junior year at Bryant, utility baseball player Drew Tipton was placed into the outfield after playing his entire sophomore year in the infield. While some may have struggled with the new position, Tipton excelled.

“He is a very versatile player,” Bryant Head Coach Kirk Bock said. “Offensively, he can swing it. He brings a lot to the table.

“Last year, he was thrusted into an outfield role and he did a tremendous job.”

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