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Former Raider Riley scores No. 1,000

Submitted PhotoFormer Riverview Lady Raider Madison Riley became the 18th player in Lyon women's basketball history to score 1,000 career points as the 18th-ranked Scots rallied from behind and earned a 69-56 win on the road over Lindenwood-Belleville on Monday night. Riley led the Scots in scoring with 20 points.


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BELLEVILLE, Ill. -- Lyon College women's basketball junior guard Madison Riley secured her name in the history books as she became the 18th player in program history to score 1,000 career points as the 18th-ranked Scots rallied from beh . . . more »

   

GAC softball coaches pick Lady Bisons to finish 3rd

Submitted PhotoHarding softball was picked third in the preseason coaches poll released Tuesday. Southern Arkansas and Arkansas Tech are picked to finish first and second respectively,.


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Following a season that resulted in the program's second trip to the NCAA Division II National Championships in the past three seasons, Southern Arkansas will enter the 2019 softball season as the favorite in the Great American Conferen . . . more »

   

Stall Ball

Bruce Guthrie sports@thedailycitizen.comParker Smith was one of three in double figures for Riverview on Tuesday in its 53-42 win over Cave City at the RAC. Smith scored 14 while Baylee Smith finished with 11. Abbi Jiles led Riverview with 19 points.


By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
With falling shots in short supply, Riverview head coach Ryan Smith decided to nurse a one-point lead as long as possible by implementing stall ball in the fourth quarter of Tuesday's 53-42 win over Cave City at the RAC.
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Hitting the Bricks

Bruce Guthrie sports@thedailycitizen.comRiverview's cold shooting from the 3-point line and the foul line was the main culprit in Tuesday's 58-43 loss to Cave City at the RAC.


By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
It seemed on Tuesday night that the Riverview Raiders couldn't buy a bucket with a winning powerball ticket.
The Raiders shot 3-of-26 from 3-point range and lost to Cave City 58-43.
That is prompting head coach T.J. Col . . . more »

   

Searcy can't keep up with hot-shooting Tech

Bruce Guthrie sports@thedailycitizen.comPeyton Caldwell scored 20 points in Tuesday's loss at Greene County Tech. It was the second time this season that the Lions had fallen to the Eagles.


By Cole Turbeville Paragould Daily Press
PARAGOULD -- After three close losses to start conference play, the Greene County Tech Lady Eagles let their frustration out on Searcy on Tuesday night.
The Lady Eagles (8-7, 1-3 5A-East) buried 15 3-pointers en route to a 6 . . . more »

   

Arkansas State's Mohajir named to CFP Selection Committee

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JONESBORO -- Possessing collegiate experience as a student-athlete, football coach and well-respected administrator, Arkansas State Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics Terry Mohajir has been selected to serve on the prestigiou . . . more »

   

Lyon women slip in poll

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Lyon College women's basketball team opened up the month of January winning three of its first five games as the Scots slid to No. 22 in the third NAIA Division I Coaches' Top 25 Poll of the season on Tuesday.
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Arkansas has highest preseason slot in history

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Arkansas softball team has been picked to finish fifth in the Southeastern Conference after a vote of the 13 head coaches in the annual preseason poll.
The Razorbacks, who received 97 points, will . . . more »

   

Football Hogs return to campus for workouts

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FAYETTEVILLE -- As the academic calendar flips to 2019, the Arkansas football program has returned to Fayetteville to resume classes and begin year two under head coach Chad Morris.
The Razorbacks welcome 10 newcomers to campus as early . . . more »

   

Feltrop moving on to Williams Baptist

File PhotoMorgan Feltrop signed to play volleyball for Williams Baptist on Thursday. The former Lady Lion was the second from the Fearsome volleyball club to sign in the last three days.


By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
The Searcy Lady Lions' volleyball will not have the height that it has enjoyed for the past three seasons.
Morgan Feltrop signed to play for Williams Baptist in front of her family and friends at the Searcy High School c . . . more »

   

Harding men's, women's tennis get high marks in first poll

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The Harding men's and women's tennis teams will both enter the 2019 season ranked in the top five in the Oracle/ITA Division II Central Region Rankings.
Harding's women are No. 4 in the regional rankings, trailing only Central Oklahoma, . . . more »

   

Lady Cats turn Tuckerman inside out

File PhotoCaroline Citty scored what Harding Academy head coach Rusty Garner called a "difficult" 11 points in the Lady Cats' 64-46 win over Tuckerman at Harris Gym.


By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
A hot-shooting Alden Graves from the outside and a solid performance from Sloane Wideower inside Harding Academy's Lady Wildcats to a 64-46 win over Tuckerman. The win gives the Lady Wildcats sole possession of first plac . . . more »

   

Just Short

Submitted PhotoCarissa Caples hit two free throws with .2 seconds to go in overtime, but her tip-in attempt didn't fall in as Harding lost to Arkansas Tech by a point in overtime on Thursday.


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Arkansas Tech's Kiara Moses hit a 3-pointer from the left corner with 0.2 seconds remaining to give the Golden Suns a 68-67 victory over Harding in overtime at the Rhodes-Reaves Field House.
The shot gave Arkansas Tech a 68-65 advantage . . . more »