BENTON â After a historic year which saw the 23-4 Benton Lady Panthers volleyball team fall in five games in the 6A State Championship game against Jonesboro, Benton returns eight seniors to an experienced team which swept every 6A South Conference match.
FORT SMITH â The CASC Racers, a local year-round swim team, claimed third place overall in the State Championship July 25-27 in Fort Smith.Â The Racers Women claimed the third spot overall as well, just missing second place by seven points, while the men claimed fifth place. There were 52 Racers competing at the state level.Â The Racers had 16 state champion swims, including four individual champions and three relay teams. There were 60 top three swims, and 180 top eight swims.Â The Racers had many AA, AAA, and AAAA swims.
State Champions Relay Teams for the Racers are as follows:
LITTLE ROCK â After coming from behind to pick up a 6-5 win over Columbia, Tenn., in the quarterfinal round of the Mid-South Regional Tournament on Saturday, the Bryant Black Sox were down again on Sunday against the Missouri champions, Jefferson City, on Sunday at UALR âs Gary Hogan Field. Behind 7-4 after five innings on Sunday, the Black Sox would scratch a run each in the sixth, seventh and eighth innings to trail 8-7 going into the ninth. Thatâs when the fireworks started.