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Rams fall against Baptist Prep

Paragould's Derek Shollenbarger (10) is crowded by a pair of Baptist Prep defenders on Friday night at Brookland. The Rams lost to the Eagles in overtime, but bounced back and beat Monticello on Saturday.

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By Cole Turbeville Cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
BROOKLAND -- The Paragould Rams struggled to close out a game for the second straight night on Friday losing to Baptist Prep in the Honda of Jonesboro Invitational at Brookland.
The Rams had chances to win in b . . . more »

   

Lady Hounds to rely on senior duo, newcomers

Marmaduke girls head coach Rick Smith watches his team during a game in last year's NEA tournament. Smith is guiding one of the youngest lineups in his tenure at MHS, but has high hopes for more postseason success.

Cole Turbeville / Daily Press

By Cole Turbeville Cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
After a long offseason, the Marmaduke Lady Greyhounds are primed for another successful year under head coach Rick Smith.
There will be plenty of fresh faces donning the red and white for Marmaduke as the Lady . . . more »

   

Lester bags buck

Lester bags buck Zander Lester, 10, killed a 13-point buck last weekend during the Arkansas modern gun hunt.

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Jr. Eagles post win in Highland Classic

Daily Press staff
HIGHLAND -- Greene County Tech defeated Viola 53-30 in the junior boys division of the Highland Classic on Thursday night.
Dale McChristian led the way with 16 points. Chandler Robinson followed with 12, Matthew Edgar added eight, Jayke Bolen got . . . more »

   

Tech girls, boys defeat Beebe

Daily Press staff
BEEBE -- The Greene County Tech Lady Eagles topped Beebe on Friday in overtime in their season opener, 52-48.
The Lady Eagles scored just three points in the opening period, but outscored the Lady Badgers 17-7 in the second, taking a 20-16 lead in . . . more »

   

Williams' 38 helps CAC claim Shootout

Central Arkansas Christian's Christyn Williams goes up for a layup in the First National Bank Shootout title game on Saturday at Paragould. Williams scored 38 points en route to a 63-43 win over Nettleton.

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By Cole Turbeville Cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
Central Arkansas Christian's Christyn Williams proved why she is considered the top high school player in the nation on Saturday in the First National Bank Shootout title game at Paragould.
Williams scorched de . . . more »

   

Paragould drops Shootout opener

Paragould's Alex Brengard tries to drive past Brookland's Kalifa Ford in Thursday's First National Bank Shootout opening round matchup. Brookland defeated the Lady Rams, 51-39.

Cole Turbeville / Daily Press

By Cole Turbeville
cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
Paragould struggled to get into any kind of rhythm offensively against Brookland on Thursday in its opener in the First National Bank Shootout.
The Lady Bearcats held the Lady Rams to just 14 total points in th . . . more »