Little Rock Marathon Registration Opens August 17 Little Rock Marathon race officials today announced that registration will open at 10 a.m. CST on Aug. 17 for its 2016 event to be held March 5-6, 2016. The Little Rock Marathon Weekend is presented by the Arkansas Democrat Gazette and benefits Little Rock Parks & Recreation.
Race Weekend events include the 14th Annual Little Rock Marathon, the Little Rock Half Marathon, presented by Baptist Health; the Little Rock 10K, presented by Windstream Communications; the Little Rock 5K Fun Run/Walk; the Little Rockers Kids Marathon; and the Little Rock Health & Fitness Expo.
Arkansas Tech announces graduates The Arkansas Tech University Registrar’s Office has released a certified list of 1,816 degrees conferred upon students on the Russellville campus during the 2014-15 academic year.
Benintendi : Razorback above else In Omaha last Saturday Andrew Benintendi richly rewarded those who awarded him far better than he could reward those awarding last month in Hoover, Ala.
Van Horn to monitor progress While learning today the destination and opponents for his Razorbacks at the NCAA's baseball regionals, Arkansas Coach Dave Van Horn also will monitor the progress of his hottest late-season pitcher gone ailing. Freshman Keaton McKinney, 6-1, 3.14, pitched superbly down the SEC stretch for Van Horn's Hogs but was relieved in the second inning of his SEC Tournament start in Hoover, Ala. against Florida last Wednesday down 3-0.
Nailing two motivational birds with one stone Nailing two motivational birds with one stone, Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema lists Kody Walker co-second team running back with Alex Collins on the Razorbacks' post spring practice depth chart that Bielema released Wednesday.
Fifth-year senior Walker remains listed at first-team fullback but Bielema was assertive during Wednesday's press conference where he believes
May to return as Bulldog Head Coach A special board meeting of the Waldron School Board was held in the Central Office Building, Thursday, April 30, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. Board members present were Steve Ewing, Tammye Sherrill, Eddie Harrison, and Brian Jones. Others present were Superintendent Gary Wayman, Ashli Hutchens, Daniel Fielding, Tammy Madden, and Jim Wilcox.
41,220 attend Red-White game After last spring's Red-White intrasquad game it seemed Razorbacks fans spent half the summer griping about the Arkansas offense in general and quarterback Brandon Allen in particular. They'll have to change topics should they choose to gripe into this summer. For the 41,220 announced as attending Saturday's Red-White game at Reynolds Razorback Stadium can vouch that Allen and the offense performed exceptionally even minus 1,000-yards rushing running backs Jonathan Williams and Alex Collins sitting out to avoid any risk of closing Saturday's spring ball curtain with injuries impeding them into the real season come fall.
Portis, Qualls made no announcements at banquet Fans attending Monday night's annual Arkansas Razorbacks Basketball Awards banquet expecting to hear a yay or nay from Razorbacks Bobby Portis and Michael Qualls returning to the University of Arkansas next season or turning pro in the June draft were disappointed. Unlike the banquet three years ago when then freshman guard BJ Young announced he would return to the UA, or the banquet two years ago when underclassmen Young and Marshawn Powell had already declared for the draft and had left campus before the banquet, Portis, a Little Rock Hall alum and Qualls of Shreveport made no references to their future while thanking coaches, teammates and fans for the awards they received Monday night.
Mike Anderson basketball season review Whether he definitely knew Bobby Portis and Michael Qualls were returning to his Arkansas Razorbacks or knew they weren't, Mike Anderson said he "never stops recruiting."
So while SEC Player of the Year Portis and Arkansas' SEC Tournament/NCAA Tournament star Qualls pause to ponder whether they should turn pro now after leading the Razorbacks to an Arkansas' season' best 27-9 campaign two rounds deep in the NCAA Tournament, or return to the UA for their respective junior and senior seasons of 2015-2016, their coach proceeds business as usual.
Michael Qualls athletic intensity would make Super Sid proud Fayetteville - It is not said lightly calling any Razorback rivaling Sidney Moncrief’s intensity. However as one who has covered Razorbacks basketball from Lanny Van Eman’s final season of 1973-2004 through the Eddie Sutton, Nolan Richardson, Stan Heath, John Pelphrey regimes and now four years of Mike Anderson, Moncrief was unsurpassed as the most athletic and intense mid-sized guard/forward ever to play Arkansas basketball and among the most intense anywhere of any era. Michael Jordan, often regarded as the best player ever, recalled his NBA days with the Chicago Bulls battling Moncrief and the Milwaukee Bucks.
SEC Player of the Year leads Hogs into first NCAA Tournament since 2008 Fayetteville - Honors continue to mount for Bobby Portis as the Arkansas sophomore forward leads the Razorbacks into their first NCAA Tournament since 2008. Arkansas 26-8 and both the SEC regular season runner-up and SEC Tournament runner-up to unbeaten nationally No. 1 NCAA Tournament top-seed Kentucky, is the fifth-seed playing the 12th-seeded Wofford Terriers, 28-6 and champions of both the Southern Conference and Southern Conference Tournament, in Thursday’s 8:50 p.m. first round game of the West Regional in Jacksonville, Fla. televised by TNT.