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Paragould fends off GCT

Greene County Tech's Haley Potter (34) looks for a shot around Paragould's Abby Rogers (4) and Alex Brengard (3) in Thursday's game.

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By Cole Turbeville Cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
BATESVILLE — With a spot in the 5A-East tournament title game on the line, crosstown rivals Paragould and Greene County Tech went toe-to-toe for the fourth time this season on Thursday afternoon.
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GCT's Justus inks with Henderson

Greene County Tech football standout Conner Justus (center, seated) signed a letter-of-intent to play football for Henderson State University on Wednesday. Joining Justus at the signing were (from left): front --Tommy Justus (father), Brooke Justus (sister), Becky Justus (mother); back -- GCT assistant coach Brian Lovins, GCT head coach Nathan Morgan and GCT assistant coach Tyler Hestand.

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By Cole Turbeville Cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
Greene County Tech senior football player Conner Justus turned a dream into a reality on Wednesday by signing a national letter-of-intent to play football for Henderson State University starting this fall.
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CRA's Elms signs with Pioneers

CRA senior Noah Elms signed a letter of intent to play basketball next season at Crowley's Ridge College. Pictured are (from left): seated -- Emi Elms (sister), Sarah Parker (mother), Noah Elms, Jace Elms (brother); back -- Jason Elms (father), CRC assistant coach Quin Cooper, CRC head coach Chris Perkins and CRA coach Josh Longino.

Mike McKinney / Daily Press

By Mike Mckinney Sports@paragoulddailypress.com
Crowley’s Ridge College head basketball coach Chris Perkins added another recruit for next season and didn’t have to travel far to land his newest signee.
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PHS, GCT tangle in 5A-East district semifinals

Paragould's Alex Brengard is guarded by Tech's Kaylee Edgar (right) in a 5A-East conference game Jan. 26 at GCT. The crosstown rivals face off again tonight in a semifinal game of the district tournament at Batesville, beginning at 4 p.m.

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By Mike Mckinney Sports@paragoulddailypress.com
For Paragould and Greene County Tech's senior girls, their fourth meeting of the season will be their biggest.
The crosstown rivals square off tonight in the semifinals of the 5A-East district basketball tournament a . . . more »

   

PHS girls win, GCT falls in OT

Kayne Wilson takes a shot over a Wynne defender on Tuesday night in the 5A-East conference tournament at Batesville. The Eagles lost in OT, 61-56.

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By Cole Turbeville Cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
BATESVILLE -- The Paragould Lady Rams had to overcome a shaky start, but nevertheless locked up a spot in the 5A state tournament on Tuesday night.
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Hornets struggle to put away Pioneers

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Harris Stowe State College had a difficult time putting away the Pioneers of Crowley's Ridge College on Monday night. The Hornets, ranked 28th in the latest NAIA national poll, was looking to add win number 19 on their season.
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Vonn set to compete in last Olympic downhill

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -- Lindsey Vonn is set to compete in her last Olympic downhill, but she says she'd rather not focus on that right now.
Vonn, the downhill gold medalist at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, is generally considered the favorite at . . . more »