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Regional Revenge

Carissa Caples scored a game-high 28 points in Rose Bud's 71-60 win over the Bald Knob Lady Bulldogs in the championship game of the 3A Region 2 tournament. It was the first win for Rose Bud in three meetings against the Lady Bulldogs. Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen.com


By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
Unlike their first two meetings, there was no last-second shots, No overtime. No Bald Knob win.
The Rose Bud Lady Ramblers used a 10-3 run in the fourh quarter to beat the Bald Knob Lady Bulldogs 71-60 for the first time . . . more »

   

Lady Lions clinch 5th in 6A state tournament

Ta'lor Branch hit two key threes in the second half of Saturday's win over Little Rock Hall. The win puts Searcy in fifth place where they will play on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. against either Russellville or El Dorado in the 6A state tournament at Lake Hamilton.

Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen.com

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
Behind Kayla Churchwell's team-high 22 points, the Searcy Lady Lions clinched fifth place in the 6A state tournament with a 44-35 win over Little Rock Hall at home on Saturday afternoon.
"I think both offensively and defe . . . more »

   

Lady Bisons get 10th straight win

Caroline Hogue's 20 points led Harding to its 10th consecutive win and top seed in next week's GAC tournament. Submitted photo


Special to the Daily Citizen
ADA, Okla. -- Sophomore Caroline Hogue scored 20 points, and No. 17 Harding limited East Central to only 20 second-half points in a 61-49 victory Saturday in Great American Conference at the Kerr Activities Center.
With the victory, Har . . . more »

   

Burress leads Pangburn to 3rd

sports@thedailycitizen.comBrooklyn Burress scored 14 points in Saturday's 59-54 win over Conway Christian on Saturday. The win gives the Lady Tigers a three seed in next week's state tournament in Quitman.

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By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
When the Pangburn Lady Tigers lost to Conway Christian in the district tournament last week, head coach Christi Rolland said her team missed Brooklyn Burress.
Rolland was absolutely right.
The senior scored 14 points and . . . more »

   

Bisons drop East Central finale

Special to the Daily Citizen
ADA, Okla. -- Great American Conference scoring leader Braxton Reeves scored 32 points to lead East Central to a 93-72 victory over Harding on Saturday at the Kerr Activities Center. It was the regular-season finale for both teams.
Hard . . . more »

   

If basketball is your game, this week is prime for a fix

Bald Knob will be basketball mecca in White County beginning today with the 3A state tournament beginning with Harding Academy and Hoxie. Tipoff is scheduled for 1 p.m.

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Bruce Guthrie
Basketball junkies unite.
Good news for the White County junkies is that there are two options to watch high state tournaments that are close by.
The closest, of course, being at Bald Knob where the 3A tournament is taking place. Not only could there . . . more »

   

Baseball is Back

Peydon Harlow took the mound in Harding Academy's season opener at home on Monday. After a rocky first inning, Harlow settled in striking out four straight Episcopal hitters. Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen.com


By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
It looked a bit rocky in the first frame for Harding Academy starting pitcher Peydon Harlow.
But after allowing three runs in the first, Harlow settled down and struck out the next four hitters he faced, all looking, and . . . more »

   

Lions win opener

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
CABOT -- As far as openers go, no one could complain about a 7-4 road win at Cabot in the PBR MaxPreps Metro tournament.
The Lions struck first in the first inning thanks to Flave Carpenter's single to right that drove in . . . more »

   

Youth on display for Riverview

Jacob Pearlman scores in the first inning of Monday's 14-0 win over Helena-West Helena on Monday in the season opener for the Raiders.

Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen.com

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
While both Riverview baseball and softball teams are young, they feasted on Helena-West Helena.
The baseball team, behind five shutout innings from senior Tyler Thompson in a 14-0 win.
Thompson struck out a dozen Cougars . . . more »