October 29th, 2014
On Tuesday, Oct. 28, the Williams Baptist College Eagles played the North Arkansas College Pioneers in an exhibition game at Magnet Cove High School. The teams played two halves of basketball, with the Pioneers taking the first half and the Eagles winning the second half. Magnet Cove graduate Aaron Hamby plays for WBC and scored two points in the first half and added seven points in the second half.
Thereâ€™s just something magical about being from a small town.
When I was growing up, I really didnâ€™t care for it much because everyone knew everyone and there were very few surprises. But once I left and lived in more populated areas, I came to realize how important the small town atmosphere is.
Nowhere is that more evident than in the realm of sports. There are six schools in this area, and all of them are known for their sports teams.
If you are out and about in this state and you mention you are from Malvern, you will inevitably have someone ask you about the Leopards.
A band can be one of the most important aspects in home field advantage for a football team â€” when it is done right.
As anyone who has attended a big-time game can attest to, the band is crucial for keeping the spirits of the home crowd up during the slower moments of the game, such as time outs and quarter breaks (not to mention the long halftimes).
In my years covering sports, I have seen all sorts of bands, at both football and basketball games. Iâ€™ve seen them perform well, and Iâ€™ve seen some bands that left me wondering why they were even there.
The Raptor Wrestling Pre-Season Takedown Tournament will be held at the Glen Rose Elementary Gym (14334 Hwy. 67, Malvern) on Saturday, Nov. 1.
The coaches will meet at 8:45 a.m. and the wrestling will begin at 9 a.m. and will follow a tournament format: highest score after three takedown attempts (one point for a takedown and three points for a throw).
Evon Hawkins, Age 66, of Malvern, Arkansas died Friday, October 24, 2014
Jo Hall Brougher passed away October 20, 2014 at age 66,
Alta Mae McDade Cline, 78, of Belleville, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014, at her home.
Tiffany Paige Koonce, 18, of Bismarck passed away Friday, October 24, 2014.
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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A student opened fire at a high school in Washington state on Friday, wounding an unknown number of victims before killing himself with a gun, the Seattle
Clifford Callison age 92 of Bismarck died October 23, 2014 in Hot Springs.