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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...

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Spurlock, Roberson conquert Bubba

Jul 05, 2016 11:41am

A pair of Maumelle golfers recently took the titles at the Bubba Smart Junior Championship at Pine Bluff Country Club.

Ryan Spurlock, a recent Maumelle High School graduate, won the boys...

Garrett Price, Win Milholland, Landen Hemphill and Andrew Lowe.

Swimming: Waves host Piranhas and Crocodiles

Jun 23, 2016 3:36pm

On June 18, the Cabot Piranhas and Conway Crocodiles met the Lakewood Waves at their McGee Park home pool for the second Central Arkansas Swim League meet of the season.

Even though the...

Harry King: Johnson good, but no James just yet

Jun 21, 2016 8:05am

Citing vastly different contests completed hours apart, long-held perceptions don’t change overnight.

Through no fault of his own, golfer Dustin Johnson is still a question mark in major...

All-Stars report in Conway

Jun 21, 2016 5:00am

All-Star schedule


Baseball and softball games


Girls soccer at 5 p.m. at the Bill Stephens Track and Soccer Complex, volleyball at 6 p.m. in the Farris...

GOLF ROUNDUP: Roberson wins, will play in U.S. Girls’ Junior in New Jersey

Jun 21, 2016 5:00am

Maumelle’s Josie Roberson qualified Monday for the United States Girls’ Junior Championship with a one-over-par 72 at Pine Bluff Country Club.

Roberson, 15, tied Hailee Cooper of Montgomery...

Hannah Bakalekos, the North Little Rock senior, plays at Maumelle Country Club with her grandfather Bob Steel, and The Greens at North Hills in Sherwood, where she lives. (Callie Sterling photo)

Bakalekos got her game going young

Updated: Jun 20, 2016 10:28pm

Hannah Bakalekos credits her grandfather, Bob Steel, for her start in golf, but he is quick to deflect the credit back to her.

Bakalekos, 17, a rising senior at North Little Rock High School...

High School football: Hooten’s picks teams’ fall finishes

Jun 20, 2016 9:55pm

The North Little Rock Charging Wildcats are picked first in the 7A Central according to the coaches poll in this year’s Hooten’s Arkansas Football Magazine. Coaches voted Central Arkansas...

Harry King: Expect high scores, low morale at Oakmont

Jun 14, 2016 10:06am

For weekend duffers who pursue a fascinating and frustrating game, there is welcome news from the Pittsburgh area.

Conditions at Oakmont for this week’s U.S. Open are precisely the same as...

Golf Roundup: Spurlock, Weiner roll to wins

Updated: Jun 14, 2016 10:43am

A pair of Maumelle golfers triumphed last week in the 32nd Faded Rose Bruce Jenkins Memorial at Rebsamen Golf Course in Little Rock.

Ryan Spurlock, 18, defended his 2015 championship, firing...

Getting to Know: Henry surprised by Seattle letting him go

Jun 14, 2016 7:29am

Released by the Seattle Mariners on March 21, Travs leftfielder Jabari Henry was picked up by Angels on March 25. A native of Orlando, Fla., Henry played at Florida International and was selected...