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Tuesday, Sep. 2, 2014
Talented Gosnell QB is three-year starter (09/02/14)
During his career, Gosnell head coach Gary Moody has coached his share of talent. From all-state running backs to Division I lineman, he's seen it all. One thing he hasn't had, however, is a three-year starting quarterback. That changed as soon as he took the job at Gosnell when he handed over the quarterback position to then sophomore, Dwight Griffin, in the Fall 2012...
Gosnell-EPC scrimmage ends early (08/29/14)
LEPANTO -- Midway through the second quarter severe weather started rolling in, forcing Gosnell and EPC to end their scrimmage game early. At the time the scrimmage was called, Gosnell was ahead 14-0 over the host Warriors. The Pirate offense only got in about 10 plays, but cashed in two scores...
Improved Chicks fall to 4A power Helena-WH (08/29/14)
Other than the final score, new Blytheville head coach Ben Fisher couldn't be happier with Friday night's scrimmage against Class 4A power Helena-West Helena. The Chicks went toe-to-toe with the Cougars, leading at the end of the third quarter, before succumbing, 40-27, to the big, athletic visitors at Haley Field...
Commentary: Pete Rose should remain banned from baseball (08/28/14)
This past Sunday marked the 25th anniversary of Pete Rose's lifetime banishment from baseball. Every few years, the topic of whether or not Major League Baseball should lift the ban comes back into the spotlight. I remember that summer vividly -- watching the news every night for updates as it became clearer and clearer that Rose had done the unthinkable. ...
Blytheville, Gosnell to play charity games Friday (08/25/14)
Blytheville and Gosnell will play in Arkansas Activites Association benefit games Friday night. The Chicks will host Helena-West Helena at 6 p.m. at Haley Field. There will be no junior high game.
Fisher brings stability to Chickasaws (08/23/14)
Blytheville head football coach Ben Fisher may be in his first year as head coach of the Chickasaws but he sure isn't a stranger to Blytheville. The Wynne native and Arkansas Tech grad has been teaching and coaching in Blytheville since 2000. "Blytheville is definitely home for me and my family," said Fisher. "People will ask me questions about Wynne like I still live there and I don't think of Wynne as home. I lived in Russellville for five years and that wasn't home."...
KIPP hoops program growing (08/22/14)
KIPP Blytheville's basketball season began this week, with both boys and girls tryouts taking place. Now in its third year, KIPP's program has seen a dramatic increase in the number of students interested in earning a spot on the team. "Last year, we had just 12 girls come to tryouts," said Sarah Regan, girls basketball coach. ...
Marshall ends scrimmage with bang (08/16/14)
FAYETTEVILLE - On his 20th birthday, Arkansas sophomore running back Korliss Marshall of Osceola not only took the cake but took first-team time away from backup quarterback Austin Allen closing the Razorbacks' open scrimmage Saturday attended by an estimated 3,500 at Reynolds Razorback Stadium...
Chicks to hold meet and greet (08/13/14)
The Blytheville Athletic Department is hosting a meet and greet for athletes, coaches and parents at 6 p.m. Monday at Chickasaw Gym. Athletes, parents and all members of the community are encouraged to attend and meet the coaches and staffs of the Blytheville athletic department...
Gosnell holds Media Day (08/06/14)
The Gosnell Pirates held Media Day on Wednesday.