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Getting to Know Pat Rice

Jul 29, 2014 3:14pm

Though this is his first season with the Los Angeles Angels organization, Arkansas Travelers pitching Coach Pat Rice is experiencing a homecoming of sorts in Little Rock. The 20-year minor league...

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Burns Park junior tournament attracts about 70 golfers

Jun 20, 2014 10:29am

The 26th Burns Park Junior Stroke Golf Championship, pushing a field of 70 by press time, will be played Thursday and Friday.

The tournament, sponsored by the Greater Little Rock Optimist...

North Little Rock's K.J. Hill. Photo by Jaison Sterling

Hill named male athlete of the year

Jun 12, 2014 5:05pm

North Little Rock’s K.J. Hill was honored Saturday as the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s All-Arkansas Preps Male Athlete of the Year.

Hill, a 6-1, 195-pound standout in football and basketball...

Getting to Know Phillip Wellman

Jun 12, 2014 11:21am

Travelers’ manager Phillip Wellman joins Arkansas after spending three years with the Springfield Cardinals as their hitting coach. With 30 years in professional baseball, Wellman has managed 15...

Travs notebook | Rainy days lead to doubleheader nights

Jun 12, 2014 11:21am

Rain wreaked havoc on the Arkansas Travelers’ schedule over the weekend with a doubleheader played last Sunday in the rain followed by another two games last Monday. Fortunately for the Travs, the...

North Little Rock's Anton Beard Jaison Sterling photo

All-Stars set to head to Conway

Jun 05, 2014 3:43pm

Seventeen players and one coach from the North Little Rock, Maumelle and Sherwood area are on the rosters for the Arkansas High School Coaches Association’s All-Star week activities the week of...

GETTING TO KNOW | Alex Yarbrough

Jun 05, 2014 9:34am

In his first full-time stint with the Travelers, second baseman Alex Yarbrough is already making a name for himself. Drafted out of Mississippi in 2012, the former Rebel was named the Texas Player...

TRAVS NOTEBOOK | Wellman: We just to stay on an even keel

Jun 05, 2014 9:32am

Because Minor League baseball is a season of ups and downs, first-year coach Phillip Wellman knows not to let the highs and lows dictate the Arkansas Travelers’ performance. Even though this is...

GOLF ROUNDUP | Trey not a three, he’s No. 1

Jun 05, 2014 9:28am

Trey Schaap of North Little Rock leads the local contingent in the early-season standings for the Arkansas State Golf Association’s various Player of the Year awards.

Schaap tops the men’s...

North Little Rock's Clayton Smith throws the discus during the 2014 Arkansas High School Decathlon last week at Cabot High School. Smith, a senior, finished seventh in the competition. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)

Smith finishes seventh in decathlon

Jun 05, 2014 9:20am

North Little Rock’s Clayton Smith throws the discus during the 2014 Arkansas High School Decathlon last week at Cabot High School. Smith, a senior, finished seventh in the competition. (Photo by...

ANDY SHUPE - North Little Rock's Mckenzie Escovedo watches as a 2-run double sails to the outfield to score the tying and winning run against Bentonville Saturday, May 24, 2014, during the seventh inning of the Class 7A state championship game at Bogle Park in Fayetteville.

NORTH LITTLE ROCK SOFTBALL | Cats repeat as state champs

May 29, 2014 10:36am

FAYETTEVILLE — North Little Rock’s chance at a second consecutive state 7A softball title came down to the final inning.

As the Lady Charging Wildcats (22-6) entered the bottom of seventh,...