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Saturday night lights | Sylvan Hills beats Jacksonville after rain delay

Oct 15, 2014 2:47pm

Records and statistics tend to become moot when longtime rivals play one another, and that was the case Friday night when Sylvan Hills went to Jacksonville and escaped with their perfect record...

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JACKSONVILLE BASEBALL | Host Red Devils happy to be at home

May 15, 2014 8:59pm

Dupree Park will see some excellent baseball this weekend as Jacksonville hosts the Class 5A State Tournament.

The tournament was originally schedule to begin Thursday, but heavy rains have...

Jacksonville coach William Rountree and Tiffany Smith, who recently signed a college basketball scholarship. Chad Matchett photo

Smith inks scholarship deal with Mid-South Community College

May 08, 2014 2:42pm

At first glance, Tiffany Smith may not strike most as one of the better basketball players in the area, but she’ll be out to continue proving everyone wrong when she suits up for the Mid-South...

Jacksonville's Kanaan Jackson and his mom Haneefah Rasool. Jackson recently signed with Eatern Oklahoma Community College.Chad Matchett photo

Jacksonville’s Jackson signs with Oklahoma junior college

May 08, 2014 2:26pm

The state of Oklahoma will be getting a good one in the fall thanks to Jacksonville’s Kanaan Jackson signing his letter of intent to play basketball for Eastern Oklahoma State College.

“I...

JACKSONVILLE BASEBALL | Red Devils beat Arkadelphia

May 08, 2014 2:17pm

The Jacksonville Red Devils picked up some impressive wins on the baseball diamond in the past week, including a win over defending Class 4A champ Arkadelphia.

The Badgers made the trip up...

Jacksonville's Ryan Mallison Chad Matchett photo

JACKSONVILLE BASEBALL | Winning streak snapped

May 01, 2014 3:16pm

The Jacksonville Red Devils went into Friday’s double-header with Little Rock Christian riding a 14-game winning streak, but were shocked by dropping both to the Warriors at Dupree Park.

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Making the catch.

Moving Iron: McDonald football camp brings out players from pros to preps

Apr 24, 2014 3:59pm

The second annual Clinton McDonald Iron Sharpens Iron Youth Football Camp was a major success Saturday at Jacksonville High School.

With better planning and the resume’ of a Super Bowl...

JACKSONVILLE BASEBALL | Red Devils rolling

Apr 24, 2014 3:47pm

Wanting to take on some solid competition, the Jacksonville Red Devils played an unscheduled game against the Cabot Panthers and came away with a 7-2 win Friday evening in Cabot.

James...

NORTH PULASKI TRACK | Nelson gives Falcons a first place in 800 meters

Apr 24, 2014 3:39pm

North Pulaski finished just outside of the top half of the conference in the 5A-Central Conference Track Meet, but did have their share of great individual performances.

The Falcons had as...

JACKSONVILLE TRACK | Lambert’s leap gives him first place in triple jump

Apr 24, 2014 3:38pm

Jacksonville took fourth place overall in the 5A-Central Conference Meet Monday afternoon at Beebe High School.

Led by Tresean Lambert, Danial Curly and Jaylon Tucker, the Red Devils...

JACKSONVILLE BASEBALL | Red Devils get Sylvan Hills sweep

Apr 17, 2014 5:00am

The Jacksonville Red Devils showed last week why they have to be considered one of the top teams in Class 5A with a double-header sweep of the Sylvan Hills Bears.

Jacksonville took the first...