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It’s a fact a football team cannot go undefeated in conference play if it doesn’t win its first league game. Monticello head coach Marty Davis can cross that goal off the list now. A week after...
hAll week before Drew Central entertained Lake Village Lakeside, Pirate head coach Rob Cox said he was concerned about No. 18. He had reason to be. Aaron Kilgore, a 5-foot-11, 195-pound junior...
When a team’s All-American wide receiver, one who’s on the cusp of breaking several school records, catches one pass for no yards, that squad is usually in for a long afternoon of football—regardless...
LITTLE ROCK—The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission unanimously voted to ban the transportation of live, wild-caught baitfish from one water body to other watersheds in an attempt to prevent the spread...
The fall season arrived Friday as the equinox split the hours fairly evenly between day and night. In addition, those watching the sun’s pilgrimage from the northern sky witnessed it march into the...
Use whatever word comes readily to mind, but the 2017 Drew Central football team seems to be destined to make a mark at the school that will not be soon forgotten. The program was resurrected after a...
While he obviously didn’t think of football when he wrote his famous song “The Times They Are A-Changin’,” Bob Dylan’s 1960s protest movement lyrics—or at least the title—could very well apply to the...
This time last season, Jeremy Jackson was trying to find a way to dodge cornerbacks in the open field. Now, he is one. The 5-foot-8, 200-pounder made the transition from running back to the...
“We are disappointed but not discouraged,” Monticello head football coach Marty Davis said after his Billies fought back from a 16-point deficit only to fall 30-24 to Class 3A Fordyce in Monticello’s...
Races were not as crowded as they had been a week before in Little Rock but the results were every bit as pleasing to the head coaches at the annual Los Toritos Cross County Invitational at Cane...
It’s finally over—again. Few people at Drew Central’s Mike Pennington Stadium likely were even born when Terry Jacks climbed to No. 1 on the pop music charts in 1974 with his one-hit wonder “Seasons...
It certainly wasn’t easy, but the University of Arkansas at Monticello found a way to do at least three things Saturday night: • Win 37-35 over Great American Conference opponent Northwestern...
Should Monticello be involved in too many more games like last Friday, the school might ought to consider changing its nickname to the Cardiac Kids (as in Billies). A week after suffering one of the...
Beginning with the late Henry “Hank” Thompson, Monticello High School has has a long and storied affiliation with the University of Arkansas baseball program. Another chapter is about to open—in the...
Distance running has been a staple at Monticello High School for years, both in cross country and track and field. If this season’s opening cross country race is any indication, that fact will hold...
CROSS COUNTRY Drew Central Sept. 16 at Los Toritos Invitational, Cane Creek State Park, Star City (junior girls, junior boys, senior girls, senior boys) Sept. 30 at Hamburg Lion Invitational,...
By far, the busiest team at the University of Arkansas at Monticello has been third-year head coach Kelly Burdeau’s volleyball Cotton Blossoms. They started their regular season before any UAM team (...
LITTLE ROCK—Seeing good things in practice is one thing. Under the lights on Friday night, though, those good things need to transfer to the playing field. For the senior-laden Drew Central Pirates,...
It’s the stuff of which dreams are made. Unfortunately for Monticello, those few seconds turned out to be the Billies’ worst nightmare. Ashdown senior Anthony Nelson gathered in the kickoff to open...

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