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Bryant dominates district

February 18, 2015

BRYANT – The Bryant Hornets and Lady Hornets’ swim teams dominated and the Benton High school swim team girls and boys each finished third out of nine girls’ teams and 11 boys’ teams at the South District Championships at the Bishop Park Natatorium this past Friday. The Bauxite boys scored 60 points for sixth place.

Benton can't complete sweep

February 18, 2015

BENTON – After beating them at their place in January to snap a seven-game losing streak, the Benton Lady Panthers couldn’t get the season sweep of the El Dorado Lady Wildcats due to poor shooting. Benton fell 44-33 to El Dorado on Friday night at Benton Arena, shooting 28 percent from the field.

The Lady Panthers’ two-game win streak was snapped and now sit at 13-12 overall, 6-5 in the 6A South with El Dorado improving to 18-5, 7-4 in the South.

Lady Miners clinch 3rd

February 18, 2015

ARKADELPHIA – After junior Sarah Cockman scored during the final seconds of the game, the Bauxite Lady Miners defeated the Arkadelphia Lady Badgers 51-20 Friday night in Arkadelphia. The Lady Miners also clinched third in 7-4A Conference with Mena, No. 4, losing to Malvern Friday night. Bauxite Head Coach Cody Lambert said the Lady Miners, which will play on Tuesday at 7 p.m. against the winner of Fountain Lake and Waldron, played well against the Lady Badgers.

Miners clinch conference

February 13, 2015

BAUXITE – With second place Arkadelphia and Malvern losing on Tuesday night, the Bauxite Miners won beating the Waldron Bulldogs 49-43 to clinch the 7-4A Conference title and clinched the No. 1 seed in the 7-4A District Tournament which Bauxite hosts on Monday at Fred Dawson Gym.

“At the end of the day, we got another win in conference,” Bauxite Coach Andy Brakebill said, “and with Malvern (9-4) and Arkadelphia (9-4) losing, it gave us the outright conference title no matter what happens Friday.”

Waite waits on football opportunity, gets it

February 6, 2015

BRYANT — The Bryant Hornet football team completed one of the most successful seasons in school history in 2014. Finishing with a 9-2-1 overall record, a second-place finish in the 7A/6A Central and a second-round state playoff berth, the Hornets continue to receive high praise.

Devon Waite, who signed with the University of Arkansas - Monticello, was a late bloomer to football. Not getting into the game until his 10th-grade year, he said he never thought he would be where he is today.

Hendrix banking on Black's aggression

February 6, 2015

BENTON – For the third straight year, the Benton Panthers football team is sending a player off to play at the next level. On Wednesday’s signing day, senior Brandon Black signed to play college football at the Benton Athletic Complex Fieldhouse after the Panthers’ best season to date, finishing 11-1-1 and losing to Pine Bluff in the 6A State Championship game.

Black will play a possible defensive hybrid position with the Hendrix College Warriors (Conway) in the upcoming season.

Young takes defense to OBU

February 6, 2015

BRYANT — The Bryant Hornet football team completed one of the most successful seasons in school history in 2014. Finishing with a 9-2-1 overall record, a second-place finish in the 7A/6A Central and a second-round state playoff berth, the Hornets continue to receive high praise.

Brendan Young signed with the Ouachita Baptist University Tigers on Wednesday and was a force for Bryant’s defense, stopping the passing game and making big-time plays in crucial situations for the Hornets in 2014.

After record-breaking year, Harris takes talents to Tigers

February 6, 2015

BENTON – For the third straight year, the Benton Panthers football team is sending player off to play at the next level. On Wednesday’s signing day, senior Drew Harris signed to play college football at the Benton Athletic Complex Fieldhouse after the Panthers’ best season to date, finishing 11-1-1 and losing to Pine Bluff in the 6A State Championship game.

Harris signed on with the Ouachita Baptist University Tigers in Arkadelphia to play receiver in the upcoming season.

Easy as 1-2-3, Hunter signs with ABC

February 6, 2015

BRYANT — The Bryant Hornet football team completed one of the most successful seasons in school history in 2014. Finishing with a 9-2-1 overall record, a second-place finish in the 7A/6A Central and a second-round state playoff berth, the Hornets continue to receive high praise.

Brushawn Hunter missed nearly his entire senior season after exiting the first game with a severly injured foot. But, even though he missed the next 11 games, Hunter still received multiple DII offers before settling with Arkansas Baptist College.

Howl Yeah: Davis heads to A-State

February 6, 2015

BRYANT — The Bryant Hornet football team completed one of the most successful seasons in school history in 2014. Finishing with a 9-2-1 overall record, a second-place finish in the 7A/6A Central and a second-round state playoff berth, the Hornets continue to receive high praise.

Bryant’s offense revolved around the running game in 2014. Senior offensive lineman Cameron Davis was the big key to success from the backfield, blocking and opening holes for Head Coach Paul Calley’s backs.

BRYANT – The Bryant Hornets and Lady Hornets’ swim teams dominated and the Benton High school swim...
BENTON – After beating them at their place in January to snap a seven-game losing streak, the...
ARKADELPHIA – After junior Sarah Cockman scored during the final seconds of the game, the Bauxite...

 

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