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Harry King: Talking points for this season

Jul 26, 2016 7:48am

Helping to bridge the gap until fall practice in Fayetteville and around the SEC provides fresh fodder, some talking points:

• The SEC is not the only Power Five conference where the...

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Harry King: A long jump from McAlmont to Rio

Jul 19, 2016 8:15am

Northbound on U.S. 67, take Exit 1A, proceed east on McCain Boulevard about two miles and turn left on Arkansas 161 to find the McAlmont community, home of one of the Olympic favorites in the long...

Notebook: Travs sweep doubleheader

Jul 19, 2016 6:03am

For the first time this season, the Arkansas Travelers swept a doubleheader when they defeated the Springfield Cardinals on Monday, 3-1 and 6-4 at Hammons Field.

Prior to the doubleheader...

Getting to know: Blackford, a 37th round pick, thriving with Travs

Jul 19, 2016 6:01am

Right-handed pitcher Alex Blackford graduated from high school in Cherry Creek, Colo., and went to college at Arizona State where he also finished with a bachelor of science degree in...

Golf Roundup: Maumelle Classic starts this week

Jul 18, 2016 9:11pm

Seven former champions headline one of the best fields in recent memory as the Maumelle Classic begins this week.

Maumelle Country Club pro Cary Maddox said Monday he was thrilled.


Fishing derby this Saturday

Jul 18, 2016 9:41pm

The Army Corps of Engineers invites youth 15 and under to participate in a free fishing derby at Willow Beach Park, just off of the Arkansas River. The derby will be held from 9 a.m. until noon,...

Harry King: Wind still rules at British Open

Jul 12, 2016 6:10am

At the heart of this week’s British Open is a four-letter word so volatile that it can prompt a PGA Tour pro to change the clubs in his golf bag.

W-I-N-D is the one element that reduces the...

LOCAL GOLF: Roberson, Bakalekos get tournament wins

Jul 12, 2016 6:17am

Several local golfers picked up tournament wins last week.

Maumelle’s Josie Roberson shot 74-69—143, one-under-par, to win the girls division of the Chuck Morton Junior Championship at Big...

Notebook: Travs back at home for series with Tulsa

Jul 12, 2016 6:13am

After taking the series over Frisco at Dickey-Stephens Park (June 30 – July 2), the Arkansas Travelers did the same thing at the RoughRidgers’ home last week.

On July 6, they defeated Frisco...

Getting to Know: Adams back home in Arkansas, playing for the Travs

Jul 12, 2016 6:12am

Right fielder Caleb Adams was born in Texarkana and went to high schools in both Arkansas and Texas before playing college ball at Louisiana-Lafayette. Drafted as a junior in 10th round of the...

Swimming: Waves take on Barracudas, Marlins at Maumelle

Jul 06, 2016 1:55pm

The Dowell Naylor Aquatic Center in Maumelle was a sea of blue and gold June 25 as the Lakewood Waves swam against the Saline County Barracudas and the Maumelle Marlins. The Waves completed the...