April 30th, 2011
Glen Rose beat Harmony Grove 10-3 Saturday in the second round of the 3A-5 District Tournament held in Mayflower.
With the win, the Beavers advance to the district semifinals and automatically earn a place in a 3A Regional Tournament, while the Cardinalsâ€™ season came to a close.
The No. 3 seed Beavers played Jessieville later Saturday in the semifinals. However, the results of the game were not available by press time.
The Sheridan Lady Yellowjackets defeated Pine Bluff 13-3 Friday night, scoring two in the first, three in the second and seven in the fifth. Pine Bluff scored two runs in the first and one in the third.
Hannah Hicks pitched three and 1/3 innings, allowing six hits with six strikeouts and four walks. Sydney Bonner pitched an inning and 2/3 of relief but did not allow a hit or a walk.
In the first inning, Hannah Hicks led off with a walk and Lauren Sweeten reached on an error. Jordan Jones singled for a RBI and Allison Stipes tallied a RBI on a fielderâ€™s choice.
BENTON â€” The Benton Panthers got a break in conference action Friday night and pulled away with a win, defeating Pulaski Academy 11-9 at home.
Benton scored five runs in the third inning, four in the fourth and two in the sixth. Pulaski Academy scored a run in the second, two in the fourth, three in the sixth and three in the top of the seventh.
Benton coach Mark Balisterri said his team got off to a slow start against the Bruins, but accounted toward having to play â€śthree emotional games in a row.â€ť
Neither the Miners nor the Lady Miners will be advancing to the 4A Regional Tournament after losing Friday night in each respective 4A-7 District Tournament.
Both lost to Ashdown, the Miners falling 10-6 in six innings and the Lady Miners losing 7-6 in seven.
The Miners, a No. 6 seed in the tournament held in De Queen, beat Oak Grove Thursday to advance to the game against No. 3 seed Ashdown.
The Lady Miners played two games Friday during their tournament, which was held in Ashdown, winning the first 13-3 against Pulaski Academy, but eventually losing the second to Ashdown.
With North Little Rock losing twice to Russellville in a doubleheader Wednesday, Bryant has retaken first place in the 7A Central Conference.
Thursday the Lady Hornets faced the team that handed North Little Rock its only losses of the season, and won decidedly 10-0 in six innings.
Head coach Debbie Clark said, â€śI was very pleased with their discipline and team play.â€ť
Clark said pitcher Peyton Jenkins had been feeling under the weather, so she asked the Lady Hornets to take their time at the plate in order to give Jenkins time to rest between innings.
Brooks Odell Nichols, 76, of Benton, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, April 27, 2011.
He was born on April 22, 1935, in Camden.
Mildred M. Green, 87, of Benton, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011 in Bryant. She was born March 2, 1924, to Albert and Donnie Roberts. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by eight brothers; one sister; and husband, Leo Green.
She is survived two sons, Tinker Green of Benton and Don Green and wife Bonnie of Cabot; four grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Summit Church of God. Burial will be in Summit Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Ashby Funeral Home.
Betty Ann Angermiller Miller, 67, of Hot Springs passed away peacefully in her home April 25, 2011.
She was born Oct. 22, 1943, in the community of Benton near Point Cedar in the home of her grandparents, Walter and Tennie Hunt Magby.Â
Betty was the youngest of four daughters born to Hermes L. and Lucille Magby Angermiller.Â She lived her entire life in Hot Springs. She attended Oaklawn Elementary School and Hot Springs High School. In July she retired as head housekeeper for Lakewood Nursing Home after approximately 30 years of service.
Harvey Crawford Goodwin went to walk with the Lord on April 25, 2011, in Houston, Texas, where he has resided since 2007.
Born March 4, 1918, in Benton to Henry and Geraldine Goodwin who preceded him in their passing along with brothers, Delphard, Ed, Ernest and John Goodwin of Benton; and son, Ronald Crawford Goodwin of Barstow, Calif.
Hec Grant, 27, of Bauxite was found Jan. 22, 2011, after missing for over four years.Â Â
He was born July 26, 1979, in Benton to Ricky and Deborah Grant.
Survivors include daughters, Abigale Vaughan and Jade Emma Grant; wife, Autumn Romine of Benton; parents, Ricky Grant of Alco and Deborah Grant of Bauxite; sisters, Amanda Berg and Angela Price, both of Bauxite; step sister, Marlie Foster of Bauxite; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, family and many friends, who have missed him dearly.
The family will hold a wake at 2 p.m. Friday at 3825 Bauxite Cut Off Road in Bauxite. Â