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February 18th, 2015
ARKADELPHIA â€“ After junior Sarah Cockman scored during the final seconds of the game, the Bauxite Lady Miners defeated the Arkadelphia Lady Badgers 51-20 Friday night in Arkadelphia. The Lady Miners also clinched third in 7-4A Conference with Mena, No. 4, losing to Malvern Friday night. Bauxite Head Coach Cody Lambert said the Lady Miners, which will play on Tuesday at 7 p.m. against the winner of Fountain Lake and Waldron, played well against the Lady Badgers.
BAUXITE â€“ With second place Arkadelphia and Malvern losing on Tuesday night, the Bauxite Miners won beating the Waldron Bulldogs 49-43 to clinch the 7-4A Conference title and clinched the No. 1 seed in the 7-4A District Tournament which Bauxite hosts on Monday at Fred Dawson Gym.
â€śAt the end of the day, we got another win in conference,â€ť Bauxite Coach Andy Brakebill said, â€śand with Malvern (9-4) and Arkadelphia (9-4) losing, it gave us the outright conference title no matter what happens Friday.â€ť
BRYANT â€” The Bryant Hornet football team completed one of the most successful seasons in school history in 2014. Finishing with a 9-2-1 overall record, a second-place finish in the 7A/6A Central and a second-round state playoff berth, the Hornets continue to receive high praise.
Devon Waite, who signed with the University of Arkansas - Monticello, was a late bloomer to football. Not getting into the game until his 10th-grade year, he said he never thought he would be where he is today.
BENTON â€“ For the third straight year, the Benton Panthers football team is sending a player off to play at the next level. On Wednesdayâ€™s signing day, senior Brandon Black signed to play college football at the Benton Athletic Complex Fieldhouse after the Panthersâ€™ best season to date, finishing 11-1-1 and losing to Pine Bluff in the 6A State Championship game.
Black will play a possible defensive hybrid position with the Hendrix College Warriors (Conway) in the upcoming season.