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Beginning of the second quarter: Drew Central in the lead, 19-14   Half time score: 29-25 McGehee   3:26 Update: 35-33 McGehee   End of 3rd quarter: 38-37 Drew Central   5 Minutes left: 43-40 McGehee...
Facing nemesis Star City for the second time in a week, Monticello had only to best the Lady Bulldogs to win the Class 4A South Region Tournament at Dan Coston Field House Saturday and enter the 4A...
Somehow, Drew Central has got to figure out how to solve its arch-rival. Sure, the 26-4 Pirates have beaten the Owls once this season but of DC’s four losses, three have come at the hands of McGehee...
Just three years removed from winning the Class 4A state boys’ basketball championship, Monticello’s 2017-18 season ended abuptly way sooner than anyone expected or dreamed. With a 51-46 loss to...
When Drew Central qualified for the Class 3A, Region 4 Tournament as the No. 4 girls’ seed from 3A, District 8, the Lady Pirates knew a chance to play on their home floor at this week’s State...
Arguably among the best advertising campaigns of all-time, the NCAA has a way of making fans understand playing sports is only a small part of the college experience for anyone on a team. The...
After a rocky up-and-down season that likely no one expected, the University of Arkansas at Monticello men’s basketball team is suddenly 0-0 again. And that’s good news for the defending Great...
Another weeklend, another Great American Conference sweep. For the second consecutive league series, the University of Arkansas at Monticello Boll Weevils served notive to the rest of the GAC they’...
In a week where second-year Monticello’s Bobby Lewellan won his 300th game as a girls’ basketball head coach, there’s a strong possibility he would give a few of those victories back to avoid what...
Another week, another two wins for the Drew Central senior boys. Despite having to play without leading scorer Montiel Daniels for much of the time (the senior did see action in the fourth quarter...
Over the last six games, Drew Central head girls’ basketball coach Michael Goad has to be frustrated with his Lady Pirates’ off-again, on-again play. DC was on again Tuesday night, though, in a 68-...
This is probably not the way University of Arkansas at Monticello head men’s basketball coach Kyle Tolin envisioned his Boll Weevils finishing the first half of the 2017-18 Great American Conference...
RUSSELLVILLE—University of Arkansas at Monticello forward Derylton Hill has been named the Great American Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the second time this winter, it was...
No coach or player likes to lose. When a team loses six games in a row, a victory is desperately needed. In the midst of playing five of six games at home, it was on the road that the University of...
Especially in the lower classifications where the Arkansas Activities Association has so many schools from which to choose, this opportunity comes along maybe once in a student’s athletic life. Of...
While Drew Central cornered the market on the big news this winter with the Class 3A State Championships, Monticello has not been left out. The Billies, who generally host at least one regional or...
After Friday’s performance at home against Crossett, there’s a pretty good chance Drew Central head boys’ basketball coach C.J. Watson didn’t mind Tuesday’s snow that postponed the top-ranked Pirates...
Toiling in the shadows of their top-ranked male counterparts all season, it seems, Drew Central’s Lady Pirates just may have broken into the light Friday night. Despite having only five players score...

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