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The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team defeated Jarvis Christian Tuesday afternoon by final scores of 11-5 and 8-0 on a rainy afternoon in Monticello. In the first game, the Weevils...
The Monticello football team will help kick off the 2009 season Monday, August 31, when the Billies take on DeQueen at Arkansas-Pine Bluff's Golden Lions Stadium. The game, scheduled for a 5:30 p.m...
Drew Central's senior boys hit the ground running Thursday, November 12, with a 62-36 win over Dermott in the season opener at the DCHS gym. The Pirates (1-0) practically controlled the game from...
Almost completely out of the disciplinary doghouse, Arkansas freshman point guard Courtney Fortson practiced Monday and should start against SEC West leader LSU tonight (Wednesday) at Walton Arena...
Free throw shooting has long been a point of contention between the Drew Central Lady Pirates and their coach, Michael Goad. "I've tried everything," Goad said. "We've ran for free throws, we've had...
In a year where both young teams have been hit hard by sickness and untimely suspensions, Drew Central’s Pirates and Lady Pirates opened Class 3A, District 8 play in style Tuesday night. The girls...
It’s said truth can sometimes be stranger than fiction. For anybody who watched or participated in Tuesday’s Dumas-Monticello game, that realization is far too true today. At about 8:46 p.m., with...
Monticello's Jordan Tilley (15) scoops up a fumble and returns it for a touchdown during a 27-19 scrimmage win over Dumas on Monday, August 24, at Hyatt Field. The Billies forced five turnovers in...
A Drew County man is among 14 cadets have completed more than 700 hours of intensive training to become wildlife officers with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. David Edwards and 13 others...
Jerelle Binns scored 12 points Thursday, November 12, to help Drew Central's junior high team to a season-opening 47-26 win over Dermott. Caleb Eubanks added six points, all of them coming in the...
The Drew Central Pirates traveled to Fordyce Tuesday, January 22 to face the Fordyce Redbugs in a 3A-8 Conference match-up. Coming into the game with a conference record of 2-1, the Pirates struggled...
Sudoku is a popular puzzle in America today. It uses numbers but really doesn’t involve math. Instead, players must look for patterns and places where only one number will work. While pondering on...
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University of Arkansas at Monticello head men’s basketball coach Kyle Tolin (right) and his father Doug talk to the Boll Weevils during a timeout in UAM’s victory Saturday over Kyle Tolin’s alma...
Drew Central's Marisha Mays, left, drives to the basket as Crossett's LaJoya Wilson defends during a senior girls game Tuesday, November 17, at DCHS. Mays sank 3 of 4 free throws in the final 19...
Drew Central's Derrick Williams throws down an alley-oop during a senior high game with Hamburg on Tuesday at DCHS. The Pirates won 47-27 to complete a sweep on the night.
Krenessa Vincent (5) looks for an opening in the North Pulaski defense.
The Upsilon chapter of Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity will host its annual “Fite Nite” amateur boxing event Thursday and Friday, April 9-10, at the University Plaza on Hwy. 425, about a half mile south...
AAU Basketball is underway all across Arkansas.  Pearson Basketball is looking to fill a team roster for 15 & Under/9th Grade Boys. The Pearson Rockets will be based out of Star City and the team...
Drew Central made a quick exit from its district tournament last week, losing to host Camden Harmony Grove 12-2, but not before Colby Berg threw a five-inning no-hitter against Rison. Berg walked...

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