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Jacksonville’s Brown named conference player of the year for Ouachita Baptist

Mar 11, 2015 3:39pm

Former Jacksonville Red Devil Tirrell Brown was named the Player of the Year for the Great American Conference last week, as well as the Newcomer of the Year.

Playing for Ouachita Baptist...

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Charlie Cooper’s Preakness Stakes picks

May 16, 2014 10:15pm

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s picks for the 139th Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 17.

Best Bet: Race 12 California Chrome Best Long Shot: Race 8 Thunder Strike

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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...

Charlie Cooper’s picks for Black-Eyed Susan Stakes Day

May 15, 2014 10:51pm

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s picks for Black-Eyed Susan Stakes Day on Friday, May 16.

Best Bet: Race 9 Ben’s Cat Best Longshot: Race 6 Lulu Le’ Mon

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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...

Charlie Cooper’s Kentucky Derby picks

May 02, 2014 3:32pm

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s picks for the 140th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, Saturday, May 3.

Best Bet: Race 11 California Chrome

Best Longshot: Race 12 Platitude

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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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Charlie Cooper’s 140th Kentucky Oaks picks

May 01, 2014 9:17pm

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s picks for the 140th Kentucky Oaks on Friday, May 2, at Churchill Downs.

Best Bet: Race 10 Will Take Charge

Best Longshot: Race 6 Undrafted

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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...