Archive - Mar 6, 2013
GREENWOOD â€“ The Benton Panthers fell to the Jonesboro Golden Hurricane 61-51 to end their record-breaking season in the semifinals of the 6A State Tournament in Greenwood on Saturday. The Panthers end the year with a school record 27 wins against just three losses and went undefeated in winning the 6A South conference.
RUSSELLVILLE â€“ The Bryant Lady Hornets softball team saw their 37-game win streak come to an end in the first game of the 2013 season with a 2-0 loss to the Russellville Lady Cyclones on Thursday at Russellville. Bryant has won the past three 7A State Championships and went a perfect 34-0 last season.
Russellville pitcher Andrea Kindrick gave up just one hit to the Lady Hornets (0-1), dominating Bryant on the night.
GREENWOOD â€“ The South No. 1 seed Benton Lady Panthers were down 7-0 early and never recovered in falling to a deep East No. 4 seed Greenwood Lady Bulldogs team 53-37 in the second round of the 6A State Tournament in Greenwood on Friday night.
Three different players for the Lady Bulldogs scored the first seven points before Benton senior Madi Brooks took a pass from sophomore Braylee Landreth for a layup for the Lady Panthersâ€™ first points with 2:26 left in the first.
Georgia O. Outlaw, 93, of Benton died March 2. She was born July 16, 1919, in Fordyce. She was a member of Holland Chapel Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, one sister, one son, and one granddaughter.
She is survived by a sister, Norma Hogg; two daughters, Barbara Hesse and husband Brian, Reda Webb and husband Bob; a son Orville Lee Outlaw and wife Maudie; nine grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, and many nieces, nephews and friends.