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Friday night's scores, Oct. 3

October 3, 2014

Glen Rose wins over Jessieville, 35-27
Bismarck falls to Harmony Grove, 34-0
Poyen beats Magnet Cove 40-7
Malvern falls to Mena , 36-22
Look for game details in the Saturday MDR!

VIDEO: Saints prep for the Cowboys

September 25, 2014

VIDEO: Saints prep for the Cowboys

Kehner earns GAC recognition

September 23, 2014

Ouachita Baptist running back Steven Kehner (Glen Rose) was named the Co-Offensive Player of the Week for the Great American Conference.

Full details of the game are on page 10 of the Tuesday, Sept. 23 MDR.

Magnet Cove cross country has good showing

September 16, 2014

The Magnet Cove cross country teams traveled to Southern Arkansas University on Saturday, Sept. 13 for the Lois Davis Invitational.
The Magnet Cove Junior Panthers finished third out of nine teams and the Magnet Cove Junior Lady Panthers finished fourth overall.
Eighth grader Gabriel Stephens led the Junior Panthers by finishing ninth overall. Seventh grader William Mims finished 15th overall.

For more details, see page 8 of the Tuesday, Sept. 16 MDR.

Brick Bowl Blowout: Malvern beats Glen Rose 38-0

September 6, 2014

By Eric Moore, Sports Editor

A lot of things have happened in the short history of the Malvern-Glen Rose football series.
One of the things that had never happen before occurred on Friday night — a blowout.
The Malvern Leopards walked into the newly renovated Beaver Stadium and came away with an easy 38-0 win.
It wasn’t the prettiest game ever played, but the Leopards got the job done.

See the full story in the Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, MDR

Poyen Purple-Gold game kicks things off

August 20, 2014

Poyen holds first scrimmage game of the 2014 football season. (Photo by Eric Moore)

Football schedule correction

October 30, 2014

The Poyen Indians will travel to Mountain Pine tonight (Thursday, Oct. 30) for a football game against the Red Devils. We apologize for any confusion we may have caused.

College basketball exhibition at Magnet Cove

October 29, 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.

Nothing better than small-town sports

October 29, 2014

There’s just something magical about being from a small town.
When I was growing up, I really didn’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.

The role of the band in sports

October 29, 2014

A band can be one of the most important aspects in home field advantage for a football team — 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. I’ve seen them perform well, and I’ve seen some bands that left me wondering why they were even there.

The Poyen Indians will travel to Mountain Pine tonight (Thursday, Oct. 30) for a football game...
On Tuesday, Oct. 28, the Williams Baptist College Eagles played the North Arkansas College Pioneers...
There’s just something magical about being from a small town. When I was growing up, I really didn’...
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