November 22nd, 2013
J.D.Holland died Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Arbor Oaks Healthcare and Rehab in Malvern at the age of 98.
James William Morrison, 97, of Hot Springs passed away Thursday, November 21, 2013.
Nada A. Adams, 72, of Malvern passed away November 22, 2013.
There will be no services.
On Tuesday night, Magnet Cove traveled to Ouachita for four games.
The story about these games appeared in the Thursday edition of the Malvern Daily Record, but we were unable to provide all of the statistics until now.
In the junior high girlsâ€™ game, which Magnet Cove won 37-34, the Junior Lady Panthers were led in scoring by Paiton Scrivner with 13 points.
Cami Wells scored 11 points, Haleah Gray had seven points and Molly Edwards added six points.
For Ouachita, the Junior Lady Warriors were paced by Megan Ivy with 11 points.
When I was a kid, I loved going to deer camp. The actual hunting part wasnâ€™t my favorite thing on Earth.
Deer hunting combined a couple of my least favorite things I can think of â€” being cold and getting up obscenely early.
Still, I was out there with my dad every year, my eyes peeled for the first sign of a deer. It normally didnâ€™t last long because when you combine being very sleepy with being bundled up because of the cold, sleep was usually quick to find me.
For the full column, see Friday's (November 22) Malvern Daily Record.
David Ray Schlenker, age 57, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, died Tuesday, November 19, 2013.
The Magnet Cove Panthers (8-2-1) will have one of their biggest tests of the season when they host the Rison Wildcats (7-3) in the second round of the Class 2A state football playoffs.
When it comes to high school football in the state of Arkansas, few teams have had more success than Rison.
In their schoolâ€™s history, the Wildcats have posted a 65-30 record.
Their head coach, Clay Totty, has a career record of 145-41-1, putting him near the top of all of the active coaches in the state.
As with the Malvern Leopards, the similarities between this yearâ€™s Glen Rose Beavers (10-1) squad and the one that advanced to the 3A state championship game in 2012 are uncanny.
In 2012, Glen Rose started the season with a loss in the first game of the year to Malvern, before decimating every team remaining in their regular-season schedule.
This year, the Beavers lost their opening game on the road to Malvern by just eight points.
There is a bit of an asterisk by that game for Glen Rose, as they were missing four starters in that game, including running back Carlos Burton.
The similarities between this yearâ€™s Malvern Leopardsâ€™ team and the 2011 team that advanced to the 4A state championship game at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock are staggering.
That season, Malvern lost one nonconference game to Hot Springs Lakeside and finished second in the 7-4A Conference after falling to an overpowering Pulaski Academy team.
The 2011 squad was also known for its tremendous defense, imposing its will on each and every playoff opponent.
Fast-forward two years and we see a very similar Leopardsâ€™ team.
Magnet Cove headed to Ouachita High School Tuesday night to play four basketball games, winning the first three.
In the first game, between the junior girlsâ€™ teams, Magnet Cove rallied for a 37-34 victory.
Ouachita jumped out to a big 13-2 lead after one quarter was in the books and held a commanding 25-10 lead at the half.
In the second half, however, the Junior Lady Panthersâ€™ defense stepped up and held Ouachita to just nine points in the second half, including a third quarter dominated by Magnet Cove 14-2.
For the full story, see Thursday's (November 21) Malvern Daily Record.