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Bisons picked fifth in preseason poll


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Harding's men's basketball team was picked to finish fifth by the league's coaches on Thursday. The Bisons finished 14-13 in 2016-17.

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RUSSELLVILLE -- With the start of the basketball season just over three weeks out, the Great American Conference head coaches overwhelmingly selected Arkansas-Monticello as the preseason favorite, the . . .


Winnable Weeks


Searcy plays host to West Memphis for the 2017 Homecoming game.

By Bruce Guthrie sports@thedailycitizen.com
Tonight is big for the Searcy Lions.
But any game between the Lions and Hurricane is a pretty big game.
Both teams are 2-2 in league play. Both teams are coming off losses to the two of . . .


Bisons hope to keep streak alive


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Harding University looks to extend its four-game winning streak on Homecoming Saturday against Southwestern Oklahoma at First Security Stadium.

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Harding will carry a four-game winning streak into Homecoming 2017 as the Bisons take on the Southwestern Oklahoma State Bulldogs Saturday at First Security Stadium. Harding is 38-17-2 on Homecoming . . .


Lady Bisons continue run against Lyon College


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Harding ran its steak to 26 straight over Lyon College on Tuesday with a 3-0 win.

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The Harding volleyball team swept Lyon 3-0 (25-12, 25-17, 25-11) Tuesday in non-conference action.
It was the Lady Bisons final non-conference match of the season.
The Lady Bisons improve to 20-3 . . .


Gun Runner working toward Breeders' Cup Classic


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Gun Runner moved closer to a scheduled start in the Breeders' Cup Classic after a Monday morning workout at Santa Anita.

By Bruce Guthrie sports@thedailycitizen.com
Gun Runner moved closer to a scheduled start in the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) with a workout in company over a fast surface Monday morning at Santa Anita.
Gun Runner, romping winner . . .


Picked to Repeat


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Caroline Hogue, the 2016 Newcomer of the Year, and the Harding Lady Bisons were picked to repeat as conference champions by the league's coaches in the GAC preseason poll released on Wednesday.

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RUSSELLVILLE -- Following a magical season that featured a Great American Conference regular-season title, a GAC Tournament championship, an NCAA Central Region crown and a trip to the NCAA Elite 8, . . .


Gundy earns POW

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RUSSELLVILLE -- The Great American Conference announced the league's Players of the Week for the seventh week of the men's soccer season.
Harding's Braeden Grundy and Ouachita's Tinashe Chigede shared . . .


Lions end surprising season at state tournament


Tanner Leonard was one of 12 Searcy tennis team members to participate in the state tournament, a milestone that has never been achieved in school history. Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen.com

By Bruce Guthrie sports@thedailycitizen.com
The Searcy Lions sent 12 to the 6A state tennis tournament in North Little Rock on Monday. When Tuesday's matches were concluded, the doubles team of Dillon Rea and Matthew Kelley came . . .


Feltrop serves Searcy into second round


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Morgan Feltrop served multiple aces in all three sets of Searcy's 3-0 win over Little Rock Hall on Tuesday.

By Bruce Guthrie sports@thedailycitizen.com
Needing just one win to get to state tournament, the Searcy Lady Lions swept Little Rock Hall 3-0 at Lion Fieldhouse on Tuesday.
Morgan Feltrop served multiple aces in set-deciding runs . . .


Taking Third


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Micah Fouts and the Harding Academy Lady Wildcats will head to state tournament next week in Hoxie as a three seed after winning in five sets over Atkins on Tuesday.

By Bruce Guthrie sports@thedailycitizen.com
With a Monday win in the first round of the district tournament, the Harding Academy Lady Wildcats had already secured a berth in the 3A state tournament next week at Hoxie.
Tuesday . . .