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Local lifter sets world record

Greene County Tech freshman Logan Simmons deadlifts during a recent competition in Jonesboro. Simmons, 15, set both the state and world record for his class in the deadlift and bench press.

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By Cole Turbeville Cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
By Cole Turbeville
Greene County Tech is now home to a world record holder.
GCT freshman Logan Simmons set world records for both the deadlift and bench press categories in a . . . more »


Rams split 2 games at Munford

Daily Press staff
Daily Press staff
The Paragould Rams baseball split two games in the Best of the West high school invitational Monday at Munford, Tenn.
The Rams defeated Bolton, Tenn., 5-2 in the opener, thanks to the pitching of Cole Edwards and a four-run seven . . . more »


Lady Eagles win 2 in Gulf Shores Classic

Daily Press staff
Daily Press staff
GULF SHORES, Ala. -- Greene County Tech's Lady Eagles recorded a pair of wins in the Gulf Shores Softball Classic on Monday.
The Lady Eagles topped Decatur, Ala., 8-5 in four innings, then beat James Clemens High School out of Ma . . . more »


Patriots owner offered plea deal in prostitution case

Associated Press
Associated Press
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged with paying for illicit sex at a massage parlor.
The Palm Beach State Attorney's Office confirme . . . more »


Crowley's Ridge splits road series

For the Daily Press
For the Daily Press
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Crowley's Ridge Lady Pioneer softball team hit the road for their annual Oklahoma road trip to take on Southwestern Christian University on Friday and Mid-America Christian University on Saturday.
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