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A-State baseball signs 5 JUCO standouts

Daily Citizen Staff
JONESBORO - Arkansas State head baseball coach Tommy Raffo announced Wednesday that junior college transfers Jesse Kutzke, Kyle MacDonald, Nate Alberius, Caleb Squire, and Logan Andersen have all signed a National Letter of Intent to continue th . . . more »

   

Syrotchen to compete in Outdoor Championships

Josh Syrotchen, a four-time All-American and two-time NCAA Division II national runner-up in the discus at Harding, has been accepted to compete in the 2017 USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships Saturday in Sacramento, Calif. He is one of only nine collegiate athletes in the field of 18 and the only NCAA Division II competitor. His best mark of the season, 59.53 meters or 195 feet 3 inches, ranks 17th of the 18 entrants.

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Josh Syrotchen, a four-time All-American and two-time NCAA Division II national runner-up in the discus at Harding, has been accepted to compete in the 2017 USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships Saturday in Sacramento, California.
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Impact Player Caples grabs hardware before and after leading East to win

Rose Bud's Carissa Caples scored the first points of the game and the last points for the East in the first quarter in Thursday's girls' basketball All-Star game.

Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen.com

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
Before tipoff of the 2017 girls' basketball All-Star game, everyone knew Carissa Caples' name. Not long after she stepped onto the floor at the Farris Center in the first period, they knew her game.
During pregame ceremon . . . more »

   

Williams may not be done with hoops

Former White County Central standout Austin WIlliams said he may not be done with basketball. Williams is set to play baseball for Williams Baptist next season and said he would inquire about walking on to the Eagles' basketball team.

Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen.com

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
One of the things that former White County Central standout Austin Williams realized during his All-Star week experience is that he may still have the desire to play basketball.
Williams is set to play baseball next seaso . . . more »

   

One more Friday night

Former Bald Knob linebacker Payton Hydron played his final football game on Friday in the 2017 All-Star game at Estes Stadium in Conway on Friday. He recorded three tackles on special teams and two as an outside linebacker. Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen.com


By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
CONWAY -- Even though he has been an integral part of the Bald Knob Bulldogs' success in recent years, Payton Hydron has conceded the spotlight to teammates Deshawn Gulledge and Dominic Harp.
Friday night at the ASCA All- . . . more »

   

Your athletes made you proud this week

By Bruce Guthrie Sports@thedailycitizen.com
All-Star week is always a fun time for coaches and athletes who have been honored to participate.
Those from the area who were pre-selected or who were add-ons with very short notice all made impacts.
For me, being able t . . . more »

   

Kazadi named A-State assistant AD

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JONESBORO -- The Arkansas State Athletics Department announced Thursday that Kaz Kazadi, who has over 25 years of combined experience as a coach and player at the NFL and FBS levels, has been named Assistant Athletics Director for Athle . . . more »

   

Ryu shoots course-record 61 at NW Arkansas Championship

Daily Citizen Staff
Ryu shoots course-record 61
ROGERS -- So Yeon Ryu shot a course-record 10-under-par 61 in the second round and led the NW Arkansas Championship by eight strokes following the morning rounds on Saturday.
Ryu, who is ranked third in the world and . . . more »