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Jonesboro girls rally to top GCT

Greene County Tech's Beau Gramling (3) and Kayne Wilson (4) fight for a rebound over Jonesboro's Tony Hutson during the first half of Tuesday's game.

Staci Vandergriff / Paxton News Bureau

By Cory Clark Paxton News Bureau
JONESBORO -- Greene County Tech led virtually the entire game over Jonesboro, except when it counted most.
Jonesboro rallied past Tech taking the lead with just over two minutes left in the game and going on to win 41-36 Tuesday.
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Macon, Hannahs are key in Arkansas' win over Houston

Associated Press
FAYETTEVILLE -- Daryl Macon and Dusty Hannahs scored 17 points each as Arkansas pulled away in the second half for an 84-72 win over Houston on Tuesday night.
It was the fourth straight win for the Razorbacks (7-1), who shot 59.3 percent (16 of 27) . . . more »


GCT's Cooper signs with WBC

GCT senior Andrew Cooper signed to play baseball at Williams Baptist College in a ceremony Monday morning at the GCT Student Activities Center. Pictured are (from left): seated -- Nathan Cooper (Andrew's brother), Alissa Cooper (mother), Andrew Cooper, Randy Cooper (father); Tollie Cooper (sister); back -- GCT assistant coach Chris Johnson, assistant coach Orland Crail, WBC coach Stephen Abanathy, GCT assistant coach Josh McNatt and GCT head coach Bruce Hunt.

Mike McKinney / Daily Press photo

By Mike Mckinney Sports@paragoulddailypress.com
First-year Williams Baptist College head coach Stephen Abanathy added another Greene County Tech player for next season when catcher Andrew Cooper signed to continue his baseball career at the Walnut Ridge school.
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M'duke girls finish 2nd in WBC tourney

The Marmaduke girls finished second in the WBC high school tournament last weekend. Team members are (left to right): front -- Alyssa Henry, Jordan Mays, Natalie Lentz, Darra Johnson and Scout Weatherford; back row -- assistant coach Marty Vallance, head coach Rick Smith, Anna Meredith, Natalie Shelton, Jenna Boggs, Tabitha Hyten, JohnnaRae Baine, Brieanna Burrow and stat keeper Rodney Hampton. Three from Marmaduke made the all-tournament team: Jordan Mays, Natalie Lentz and Natalie Shelton.

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Daily Press staff
WALNUT RIDGE -- The Pocahontas Lady Redskins defeated Marmaduke 60-25 to claim the girls championship of the 58th annual Williams Baptist College high school tournament in WBC's Southerland-Mabee Center.
Marmaduke edged top-seeded Bay 39-38 on Nat . . . more »