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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.

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.”

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.

Bryant finishes last at Chapel Golf Course; Conway takes first place

September 13, 2011

Playing at Nutter’s Chapel Golf Course in Conway, the Bryant Hornets golf team struggled, coming in last place with the Conway Wampus Cats and Cabot Panthers also playing.
“Hopefully we have gotten out the bad round of play,” Bryant coach Keith Dale said. “Most of the team played horribly, but there were some really good performances.”
Conway took first place with a 154, Cabot had a 157 and Bryant followed with a 170. The Bryant Lady Hornets also came in third with a 147. Conway took first with a 124 and Cabot had a 129.

Lady Hornets take three in a row

September 9, 2011

The Bryant Lady Hornets’ volleyball team defeated the Cabot Lady Panthers 3-0 in 7A Central conference action. The Lady Hornets took the first game easily 25-9, but the Lady Panthers gave the team a tougher match in games two (27-25) and three (25-22).
“Tonight’s win was definitely the pick-me-up the girls needed after Tuesday,” Bryant coach Beth Solomon said. “This puts us back on the positive side as far as our record in conference.”
“We’ll keep building on this through next week,” she said.

Cardinals look to make it two-in-a-row Friday

September 7, 2011

Just two seasons into their varsity program, the Harmony Grove Cardinals are once again staring at a 1-0 record after winning their season opener last week.
The Cardinals beat the Poyen Indians in their first ever game last season by a score of 35-14. On opening night, the Cardinals repeated history after they beat the Indians for the second year in-a-row, this time by a score of 32-23.
The Cardinals totaled over 400 yards of offense on Friday but turned the ball over twice in the late quarters.

Sheridan hopes to bounce back this week

September 7, 2011

After losing to the Harrison Golden Goblins 28-10 this past Friday, Sheridan Yellowjackets’ coach Louis Campbell said there were positives despite his team giving up six turnovers in the opening game of the season. The Yellowjackets take on the Arkadelphia Badgers at Yellowjackets Stadium Friday.

Arkansas Travelers open playoffs against the Naturals

September 6, 2011

The Arkansas Travelers open the 2011 Texas League playoffs against the Northwest Arkansas Naturals at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock night, and the Travs’ road to get there has been an interesting one. It’s the first time the Travs have been to the TL playoffs since they won the championship in 2008.
The Travelers went 36-31 to win the TL North Division first half by one game over the Naturals to qualify for the playoffs and went 32-38 in the second half. The Naturals won the second half North with a 38-32 record.

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