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September 16th, 2011

Bryant golf playing better

September 16, 2011

The Bryant Hornets took first place scoring a 154 at Hurricane Country Club, while the Lady Hornets scored a 139, coming in last on Thursday. Cabot shot a 161 for second and Lake Hamilton came in third with a 165. North Little Rock didn’t field four golfers, so they did not qualify for a score.
Bryant junior Tyler Green shot a 4-under 32 to lead the Hornets to victory. Green started the round with three consecutive birdies and finished with five for the round. He had one bogey on the par-3 sixth hole, but was very good other than that.

Benton edges Texarkana 3-2

September 16, 2011

On Sept. 8, after their win over Lake Hamilton, Benton coach Brandy Chumley said sometimes the Lady Panthers like to put themselves into holes just so they can get themselves out of it.
Well, against Texarkana on Thursday, the Benton Lady Panthers volleyball team found themselves in one giant hole, trailing 2-1 to the Lady Razorbacks at home.

Telisa Ann Sikes

September 16, 2011

Memorial services for Ms. Telisa Ann Sikes, 48, of Gilmer, Texas, will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer, Texas. Ms. Sikes passed away on Sept. 13 in Gilmer.
Telisa was born Nov. 21, 1962, in Benton, to Keith Dale and Maria Rebecca Landeros Rhea. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

Alpha Latisha Yates

September 16, 2011

Alpha Latisha Yates, 55, of Traskwood, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14.  She was born Feb. 12, 1956, in Saline County to Vernon and Frances Buffington.  Alpha was of the Baptist faith, a retired LPN and enjoyed scrapbooking and crafts. 
She was preceded in death by her father, Vernon Buffington; an infant daughter, Kathleen Yates; and two brothers, Mac and Tim Buffington.

September 15th

Horace H. Rutherford Jr.

September 15, 2011

Horace H. Rutherford Jr., 83, of Bryant, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 14, after a lengthy illness.  He was born May 9, 1928 in Fairview, to Horace H. Rutherford Sr. and Maybelle Gilliam Rutherford.  Mr. Rutherford is a veteran of World War II, where he served in the South Pacific.  He was a builder and general contractor almost all of his life.  When healthy, he served in many positions in the church and performed numerous community services and volunteer work.  Mr.

MSM, Catholic beat Bryant tennis

September 15, 2011

The Bryant Hornets and Lady Hornets’ tennis team had a rough time with Mount St. Mary’s Belles and the Little Rock Catholic Rockets on Tuesday at Rebsamen Tennis Center in Little Rock.
The Lady Hornets took home one win in singles’ play and were swept in doubles play, while the Hornets won just one set for the Boys’ 1 and 2 matches, getting swept in both singles and doubles play.
Sophomore Whitney Butler picked up Bryant’s only win, defeating Samantha Cook 8-3 in Girls 2 singles. Senior Callie Hogancamp lost to Mary Menz 4-8 in Girls 1 singles.

Benton tennis teams defeat El Dorado at home

September 15, 2011

The Benton Panther boys tennis team was able to win three out of five matches against El Dorado and Little Rock McClellan Tuesday night at Tyndall Park in Benton.
Benton senior Eric Emmons lost to El Dorado’s Taylor Thomas 6-8 and senior Austin Willis defeated Drew Hazen 8-5.
Sophomore Trey Young lost to El Dorado’s Lawson Smith 3-6 and freshman Morgan Smith defeated McClellan’s Justin Washington 8-5. Senior Nathan Perry defeated El Dorado’s Thomas 6-1.
“We had kind of a rough day,” coach Justin Warner said. “It was probably the roughest day we’ve had since the season started.”

September 14th

Benton splits with Lake Hamilton

September 14, 2011

The Benton boys and girls golf team split with Lake Hamilton Tuesday as the Lady Panthers lost 133-131 and the Panthers defeated Lake Hamilton 294 to 318.
Grace Lile and Austin Eoff earned medalist with a score of 36 and 65 respectively.
“The girls are getting better and they are improving, its just not showing up in the results,” coach Chad Pitts said. “We are playing better golf, but the people we are playing are playing good too.”
Daphne Bono shot a 48, Kayla Payne shot a 49, Karli Lipinski 52, Drew Melton a 53, Jenna Jamison a 54, and Braxton Chumley a 57.

Bryant sweeps before big match

September 14, 2011

The Bryant Lady Hornets swept three hard-fought games from the Russellville Lady Cyclones in 7A Central action on Tuesday night in Russellville. The Lady Hornets won 3-0 (26-24, 25-21, 25-23) and it was their second sweep in a row, taking three from Cabot last Thursday .
Bryant Coach Beth Solomon called a timeout down 6-1 in the first set and the Lady Hornets were down 18-9 at one point before pulling out the two-point victory. Bryant outscored Russellville17-6 the rest of the way.
“The girls decided they wanted to play and continued to play the rest of the night,” Solomon said.

Shirley Mae Boyette

September 14, 2011

Shirley Mae Boyette, 77 of Benton died Tuesday, September 13, in Little Rock. She was born October 9, 1933 in Keevil, Arkansas. Shirley was a retired teachers aide for the Benton Schools and a Baptist.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George H. Curtis Sr. and Eva Burrow Curtis, husband, Donald Boyette, son, Dwain Boyette,  and two brothers, George H. Curtis Jr., Billy Bob Curtis.
 

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