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March 18th

BASEBALL: Miners earn huge win over Magnet Cove, 9-8

March 18, 2011

The Miners traveled Thursday to Magnet Cove, where they beat the Panthers 9-8.

Bauxite head coach Michael Mattox said, “We fought hard tonight. That game was especially hard at the end.”

Sophomore Chris Revas started on the mound for the Miners, pitching 6 1/3 innings and striking out eight batters. In the fifth inning, a line drive hit him in the ear, splitting it open and causing the game to be stopped while coaches tended to him.

However, Revas asked to stay in the game. Mattox, laughing, said, “I think he was more effective after he got hit.”

SOFTBALL: Lady Beavers come back to win in eight

March 18, 2011

GLEN ROSE — In a roller coaster of a game Thursday, the Glen Rose Lady Beavers came back to tie Central Arkansas Christian twice, and eventually win 7-6 in extra innings.

Down one run in the bottom of the seventh inning, Glen Rose sophomore Rebecca Tuggle tied the game with a solo home run.

Then, in an extra eighth inning, sophomore Heather Whitfield scored the winning run on a dropped fly ball to right field hit by senior Hollie Boles.

Glen Rose head coach Kyle Lem described his team as a “fun bunch to coach.”
“I’m proud of them,” he said. “They came on strong.”

March 17th

Mary Maxine Crews

March 17, 2011

Mary Maxine Crews, 83, of Gurdon went to be with Jesus March 15, 2011, from complications of Parkinson’s Disease, surrounded by family who loved her very much.
She was born Aug. 15, 1927, to the late Griffin Wright and Ester Newman of Jasper, Texas.

A.E. ‘Gene’ Wright

March 17, 2011

A.E. “Gene” Wright, 86, of Benton died Tuesday, March 15, 2011.
He was born Feb. 1, 1925, in Bauxite.
Gene retired from Reynolds Metals Company after 31 years, owner of Gene’s Small Engines in Benton for 28 years, was a member of the Bauxite Masonic Lodge for 50 years, and a World War II Army Air Corp veteran. He was a long time member of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist church and United Missionary Baptist Church.

Katherine Elizabeth Harrison

March 17, 2011

Katherine Elizabeth Harrison, 83, of Alexander died Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at the Baptist Health Medical Center.
She was born Jan. 1, 1928, in North Little Rock to her late parents, James R. Ard and Estella Gautihier Ard.

Euel Biggs

March 17, 2011

Euel Biggs, 85, of Bauxite passed away March 15, 2011, at his home. 
He was born April 26, 1925, in Hillsboro, Texas, to the late Will and Vada Vessels Biggs.

SOFTBALL: Glen Rose falls to Bismarck 12-9

March 17, 2011

The Lady Beavers held a 9-0 lead Tuesday going into the fifth inning against Bismarck, but allowed the Lady Lions to rally back and win 12-9.
Senior Tiffany Houpt pitched all seven innings for Glen Rose, earning the loss.

"Tiffany had some control issues," Glen Rose head coach Kyle Lem said.
While giving up the 12 runs, Houpt allowed 10 hits and nine walks. She had five strikeouts on the night.

"Being up nine runs, we have to score those runs in the bottom of the fourth and put the game out of reach," Lem said.

After the fourth inning, the Lady Beavers only recorded three hits.

BASEBALL: Sheridan knocks off defending champs

March 17, 2011

With runners on first and second and two outs in the seventh inning, a routine ground ball to second went through the legs of Lake Hamilton’s second baseman, which allowed the runner on second to score and tie the game.

The throw from left field to the catcher sailed and allowed Billy Wicker to easily score from third and give Sheridan a 7-6 win over defending 6A State Champion Lake Hamilton Tuesday night.

“Getting a win like that was big,” coach Mike Moore said. “To hit like did off their really good pitching was huge.

March 16th

Robert Henry Moore

March 16, 2011

Robert Henry Moore, 72, of Benton passed away Monday, March 14, 2011.
He was born July 17, 1938, in Little Rock to the late Evelyn Moore and Marvin Moore.

Gary P. Gibson

March 16, 2011

Gary P. Gibson, 57, of Benton passed away Monday, March 14, 2011. 
He was born Jan. 17, 1954, in Jonesboro to the late James Preston Gibson and Thelma Scarborough Gibson.

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