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Paragould gets walk-off win over Searcy

Searcy's Kyle Burton is out at second base in Tuesday's American Legion baseball game at Paragould. Searcy lost both games of Tuesday night's road doubleheader.

Mike McKinney / Special to the Daily Citizen

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
PARAGOULD -- For a single game, the Searcy American Legion squad had chances to win, but a few missed opportunities caused them to fall short in a 4-3 loss to Paragould Glen Sain on Tuesday.
Austin Williams had a 3-2 lead . . . more »

   

Former Scot makes pro softball debut

Daily Citizen Staff
MOBILE, Ala. -- Former Lyon College softball player Kaitlyn Guevara (2017-18) made her professional debut for the E1 Pro Ballers in the American Softball Association Saturday night.
The San Jose, Calif. native started in the circle against the F . . . more »

   

Football in June is a bit of a tease for fall

Peyton Wright will step in as Searcy's starting quarterback in the fall barring any unforseen catastrophes. He and the Lions have had a busy summer already in 7-on-7 competition.

Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen.com

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
Is it football season yet?
I'm not sure about anyone else, but hanging around two 7-on-7 tournaments last week didn't appease my appetite for football. In fact, it may erupted it.
It's nice to watch teams from all over th . . . more »

   

Steady Progression

Searcy's American Legion baseball team competed and finished in second place in the Wooden Bat tournament in Sheridan over the weekend.

Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen.com

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
Just because a conclusion is obvious doesn't make it less accurate.
For those who haven't been paying attention, Searcy's American Legion team is gradually, but steadily getting better.
They took a few steps in that dire . . . more »

   

Talent Showcase

Talent ShowcaseT.J. Hester bats during Tuesday's action in the Xtra Innings Arkansas Baseball Showcase. Hester was one of two Harding Academy Wildcats and five from White County to participate. Pangburn's Cody Whitworth coached one of the teams.

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Men's Merger

The Great American Conference and Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association announced a partnership in the sports of men's soccer and men's tennis that will combine the two leagues into one for both sports. The GAC will administer men's soccer and the MIAA will oversee men's tennis, starting in the 2019-20 academic year.

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Special to the Daily Citizen
RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. & KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On Tuesday, the Great American Conference and Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association announced a partnership in the sports of men's soccer and men's tennis that will combine the tw . . . more »

   

Arkansas native Burnside transfers to Razorbacks

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
FAYETTEVILLE -- Head coach Courtney Deifel has announced the addition of Braxton Burnside to the University of Arkansas softball roster.
The Paragould native spent the first two seasons of her collegiate career at Missour . . . more »

   

Bisons Honored

Three Harding track athletes including Raianne Mason, Lucas Goodspeed and Lawson Belcher earned Google Cloud Academic All-America Honors


Special to the Daily Citizen
Harding senior Raianne Mason cleared many hurdles during her career on the Lady Bison track and field team.
As a senior, Mason broke both of Harding's outdoor hurdles records, setting a new mark of 14.90 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles . . . more »

   

Shannon reflects on retirement of his mentor

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
CABOT -- It was announced on Wednesday that Cabot Panthers' head football coach Mike Malham's 38th season will be his last at the Panthers' helm. Malham officially announced that he will be retiring following the 2018 sea . . . more »