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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...
Even front-line players on a good team can learn something. Monticello found that out the hard way in the first half Friday night at Lake Village Lakeside. Luckily for the Lady Billies, they learned...
This has been a season to forget in many ways for Monticello, but a 79-54 blowout win over Lake Village Lakeside on the road Friday might have changed that. The Billies drew within two games of the...
All coaches agree on one thing: It’s not where a team starts, it’s where that team finishes. From being picked seventh before the 2016 season to being selected second prior to last year to being...
For many, roller coasters are enjoyable. For University of Arkansas at Monticello head men’s basketball coach Kyle Tolin, it’s a good bet he’s looking for a way to get off. The Boll Weevils, the...
It’s almost as if Arkadelphia has ganged up on the University of Arkansas at Monticello women’s basketball program the first time through the Great American Conference schedule. Thursday, the Cotton...
Members of the Monticello Regional Office Wildlife Division staff of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission joined Cpl. Mac Davis of Waldron in being recognized for their commitment to conservation...
Monticello woman named 2017 USTA Arkansas Hall of Fame inductee Crystal Noble of Monticello will be inducted into the Arkansas Tennis Hall of Fame Friday at the Hilton Garden Inn in North Little...
With one minute, 35 seconds remaining in Tuesday night’s Monticello-Drew Central senior boys’ basketball game at Dan Coston Field House, one side of the gym resembled a ghost town—and it wasn’t the...
It’s a shame, really. Drew Central’s young Lady Pirates were definitely in the woing place at the wrong time facing a mad Monticello senior girls’ squad—and it showed in a 64-41 Lady Billie victory...

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