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Harding sweeps Williams Baptist


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The Harding Bisons split a doubleheader with Arkansas-Monticello on Monday and in the process qualified for the GAC Tournament.

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Harding got a complete game effort from senior left-hander Matt Brashear in game one and six pitchers combined to allow only three hits in game two as the Bisons swept Williams Baptist 10-2 and 6-2 in . . .


Oaklawn ends year with gains

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HOT SPRINGS -- Culminating with 62,500 fans turning out to watch champion Classic Empire win the $1 million Arkansas Derby, the 2017 Oaklawn live racing season concluded with nearly a 5% gain in total . . .


Harding men turn in best GAC finish


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Juan Luis Sanchez and the Harding Bisons finished fourth in the GAC golf tourament on Tuesday, their best finish in the program's history.

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HOT SPRINGS -- Harding men's golf achieved its best finish in its six appearances in the Great American Conference Tournament on Tuesday, placing fourth at 897, only one stroke off its best tournament . . .


Hard-hitting Tigers


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Josh Ivey is congratulated coming back to the dugout after scoring on a wild pitch in the fourth inning of Pangburn's 6-2 win over Hector in the 2A 4 district tournament at Tigers' Field on Tuesday.

By Bruce Guthrie sports@thedailycitizen.com
PANGBURN -- Up only 3-2 going into the bottom of the fourth inning, Pangburn head coach Cody Whitworth had a simple message for his team: "Keep hitting the ball hard, and it will . . .


Title Town


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Harding's softball team clinched the outright Great American Conference championship on Sunday with a doubleheader sweep of UAM.

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MONTICELLO -- The second-ranked Harding softball team split a Great American Conference doubleheader at Arkansas-Monticello on Monday.
Lady Bisons dropped the first game 4-0 but rebounded to win game . . .


Bisons win GAC track titles

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For the second-straight year Harding won both the Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Championships as the Bisons and Lady Bisons claimed the titles on their home surface, Ted Lloyd Track, . . .


Harding golf has strong second round at GAC

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HOT SPRINGS -- Harding women's golf remained in eighth place after two of three rounds at the Great American Conference Championships on Monday but shaved 24 strokes off its first round score on its . . .


Morgan's pitching sends Metheny out a winner


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Griffen Metheny was honored on Monday as Harding Academy's lone senior in his final regular-season home game against Kennett, Mo.

BY Bruce Guthrie sports@thedailycitizen.com
The purpose of Monday's matchup with Kennett, Missouri, was for Harding Academy to get a game in before district tournament and to honor their lone senior.
They did that and got an . . .


Local teams hosting important postseason games


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Searcy's baseball team grabbed the conference's No. 2 seed and will host Mountain Home on Friday.

By Bruce Guthrie sports@thedailycitizen.com
A couple of area schools will be immediate hosts when district and conference tournament play comes around this week.
Bald Knob hosts their district baseball beginning this weekend . . .