April 26th, 2013
The Magnet Cove Junior High and High School track teams have been a force to be reckoned with all year long.
They proved that at the district track meet this week with the Lady Panthers and Junior Lady Panthers taking home first place and the Panthers and Junior Panthers garnering runners-up status.
The Magnet Cove Junior High Lady Panthers track team won their district championship with a total of 228 points, well ahead of second-place Englandâ€™s 89 points.
The 4X800-meter relay team of Katie Dorsey, Lyndsey Hamby, Paiton Scrivner and Abby Holland finished first with a time of 11:33.42.
Two local teams played their first games of the district tournament season yesterday, with both moving on to the next round.
In baseball, the Poyen Indians dug themselves out of a 2-0 first-inning hole to earn an 11-2 win over Mount Ida, while the Glen Rose softball team made short work of E-Stem 11-1 yesterday.
Those two wins set up a big day of baseball and softball today as the district tournaments roll on.
There are few things on the planet that I enjoy more than bringing all of you the latest local sports scores and stories.
But this time of year it can be especially hard to make sure that everyone gets their information into the newspaper.
With spring sports alone, I am covering 15 different leagues (high school baseball/softball/soccer, several Little Leagues, youth softball and T-ball) that include roughly 103 teams.
That means Iâ€™m out every night taking pictures of games throughout the county. But for the most part, I canâ€™t get to everyone.
Robert L. (Bobby) Davidson, 58, of Malvern passed away Sunday April 21, 2013.
Connie Kirk, age 34, of Malvern passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013 at her home.
Earnest Brown, Jr., age 73, of Malvern, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2013
Robert Davidson, of Malvern passed away Sunday April 21, 2013.
L. G. Bennett, age 85 of the New DeRoche Community near Bismarck passed away Sunday, April 21, 2013
Bobby Rogers, age 73, of Malvern, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 20, 2013.
Twin baby girl Kaylee Hogan was born in National Park Hospital Hot Springs, AR April 15, 2013