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Riverview's 15-0 run in the fourth quarter was the difference in a 62-47 win over top-seeded Helena on Wednesday in the first round of the 2-4A tournament at the RAC.

Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen.com

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
The Raiders have been in a few battles, and Wednesday's opening round of the 2-4A tournament was no different.
That battle lasted until the fourth quarter when Riverview (22-6, 13-4) got five straight points from Sincere . . . more »

   

Garrett named top pitcher

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The Great American Conference announced the league's weekly awards for the first full week of the softball season. Arkansas Tech's Ashton Sangster earned Player of the Week; Harding's Emily Garrett claimed Pitcher of the Week and Southe . . . more »

   

Red Wolves undergo coaching changes

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JONESBORO ­-- Arkansas State head football coach Blake Anderson announced Tuesday multiple additions to the Red Wolves' coaching and support staffs, including outside wide receivers coach Gunnard Twyner and outside linebackers coach Ni . . . more »

   

Lady Lions can't bounce back from Batesville run

Searcy fell behind thanks to a 10-3 run in the third quarter to fall 68-52 run.

Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
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Lady Bulldogs swipe first round win

The Searcy Lions snapped a three-game losing streak on Tuesday's 61-50 win over Batesville.

Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen.com

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
BALD KNOB -- In the last three games, Bald Knob head coach Katie Cooper has gone with a more defensive lineup, and in two of those games, the choice has paid off, including a 63-32 win over KIPP Delta on Tuesday afternoon . . . more »

   

HU Cross Country team recognized

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The Harding men's and women's cross-country teams recently received All-Academic Team recognition by the United States Track and Field and Cross-Country Coaches Association for posting cumulative GPAs of 3.00 or higher.
Harding's men ti . . . more »

   

Bisons sweep Williams Baptist in 1st night game

Harding's baseball team scored 33 runs in a doubleheader sweep of Williams Baptist on Tuesday night.

Jeff Montgomery / Harding Sports

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Harding had nine-run innings in each of its games Tuesday against Williams Baptist and swept the Eagles 14-6 and 19-0 in a non-conference doubleheader at Jerry Moore Field.
Harding (4-3) erased an early four-run deficit in Game 1 with a . . . more »

   

Riverview girls push past Lady Cougars

Abbie Jiles is one of many Riverview students trying to get healthy, but the standout guard led the Lady Raiders into regional play with 14 points in Wednesday's 64-44 win over the Helena Central Lady Cougars at the RAC.

Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen.com

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
The biggest challenge for the Riverview Lady Raiders has been getting healthy lately. Riverview schools were closed on Friday due to a breakout of the flu.
One of those who has been battling illness has been Abbie Jiles. . . . more »

   

Riley leads Scots past CBC

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BATESVILLE -- The 18th-ranked Lyon College women's basketball team snapped their two-game losing streak as they sprinted past Central Baptist, 76-41 inside Becknell Gymnasium Tuesday night.
Three Scots scored in double-figures, while t . . . more »

   

News and Notes

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
RUSSELLVILLE -- The Harding women's soccer won its fifth Great American Conference Sportsmanship Award Wednesday.
"These awards serve as a reflection the NCAA Division II emphasis on sportsmanship and game environment," G . . . more »

   

Bears baseball opens with 12-game homestand

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
CONWAY -- The University of Central Arkansas baseball team will get to know its home field at Bear Stadium pretty well over the next three weeks, beginning the 2018 season with a 12-game homestand.
First up is a three-gam . . . more »

   

Tiger Trap

Sydney Layrock and Harding's defense shut down Ouachita on the road on Thursday night in a 75-41 win.

Jeff Montgomery / Harding Sports

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ARKADELPHIA -- Harding forced 27 Ouachita Baptist turnovers and limited the Lady Tigers to 33 percent shooting in a 75-41 victory in Great American Conference at Vining Arena.
Harding improved to 13-13 overall and 9-9 in the GAC with th . . . more »

   

Lady Raiders grind out overtime win

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
They missed potential game-winning foul shots in the fourth quarter, but the Riverview Lady Raiders hit them in the final minute of overtime to beat Lonoke 72-66 in the semifinals of the 2-4A district tournament at the RA . . . more »