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Bielema, Holtz bookend speakers at TD Club

LITTLE ROCK — Current Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema and former Razorback coach Lou Holtz will be bookend speakers at the Little Rock Touchdown Club during the upcoming season, club president David Bazzel announced Tuesday. Bielema will speak...

Oklahoma State's Niebrugge Starts Fast, Wins Western

ROLAND, Ark. — Boiling a round of golf for the 111th Western Amateur championship down to 9 1/2 holes on an additional day after storms halted play on Sunday played more into the hands of Jordan Niebrugge than it did Sean Dale’s. Dale, a 23-year-old...

McNulty, 44, tests skills at Western Amateur

ROLAND — With five full years of professional golf experience under his belt, Wes McNulty of White Hall is having more fun playing the sport as an amateur. It probably shows in his estimated 40 to 50 amateur victories, including six Arkansas State...

Three teid at 65 after opening round of Western Am

Georgia Tech golfer Seth Reeves said he felt in his comfort zone Tuesday, starting with a pairing on the first tee that included his good friend, Blake Biddle of St. Charles, Ill. “It was a comfortable group,” Reeves said, and his 18 holes Tuesday...

Wichita State Hires Ex-Hog Walker

By Logan Wilson Special To The Arkansas News Bureau FAYETTEVILLE — Former Arkansas catcher Brian Walker has earned a full-time assistant coach position, but not at his alma mater. Walker has joined Todd Butler at Wichita State, becoming the team’s...

Former Hogs go undrafted

FAYETTEVILLE — BJ Young and Marshawn Powell entered their names into the 2013 NBA draft in March following the 2012-13 season, but neither of them heard his name called Thursday. Young was the team’s leading scorer for the past two seasons and...

ASU spring football wrapup

JONESBORO — Arkansas State wrapped up its first spring under new coach Bryan Harsin with Tuesday afternoon’s practice at Liberty Bank Stadium. The Red Wolves dedicated their final two hours of the spring to correcting mistakes from Saturday’s spring...

Limited badges available for Western Amateur

ROLAND, Ark. — A limited number of spectator badges will be sold for the prestigious Western Amateur tournament scheduled this summer at The Alotian Club west of Little Rock. The badges, priced at $100 each, are good for the entire week of July 29-...

Elk numbers at all-time high

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ elk are growing in numbers, the state Game and Fish Commission was told at its monthly meeting Thursday. The latest aerial count of elk in the Buffalo River country of Northwest Arkansas was 620, according to Wes Wright, AGFC...

Three with East Arkansas ties inducted

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — East Arkansas was well represented Friday night when eight people were inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame. Marcus Brown was a star basketball player at West Memphis; Sonja Tate was one of the best female basketball...

AGFC hears favorable report on bears

LITTLE ROCK – Once so numerous that Arkansas was nicknamed the Bear State, the bear population is holding steady at about 4,000, the state Game and Fish Commission heard Thursday. As a whole, the animals are doing well over the state, Myron Means,...