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July 17th, 2014
BAUXITE â€” With the 2014 high school football season quickly approaching, the Bauxite Miners now have to find a new head coach. Shane Clancy, Minersâ€™ coach for last four seasons, announced Tuesday to the team and district that he would be leaving to coach Bethel Middle School in Bryant once the Bryant School Board approves the change next week.
â€śI am going to miss Bauxite and the people I worked with,â€ť Clancy said. â€śI am thankful for the opportunity that I had to work here and provide for my family.â€ť
NORTH LITTLE ROCK â€“ In the semifinals of the Junior American Legion State Tournament between the Bryant Everett Black Sox and Sheridan, the two teams went into extra innings tied 1-1. Everett cemented its spot in the state championship game today as Bryant scored three runs in the top of the eighth and Beaux Bonvillain, who relieved in the third inning, shut Sheridan down for the 4-1 win. Bryant also defeated Paragould 4-0 in the second game of the day on Jake Eastâ€™s shutout and will play Sheridan today at 5 p.m. in the final.
Elvis is not the only â€śKingâ€ť to leave the building. When Lebron James departed Cleveland in 2010, the city was in uproar. Jerseys were burned. Billboards were taken down and disrespecting letters were written.
James decided to take his talents to South Beach and partner with Dwayne Wade in hopes of championship. Three straight finals and two titles later and the â€śKingâ€ť has returned to the city he once called home â€“ Cleveland.