Five Lyon College athletes were named to All-TranSouth Conference first teams and soccer players led the way in the fall sports.
Senior Brina Siddiq and sophomore Maria Kristjansdottir received the top honors in women’s soccer. Senior Bill Jeffries and junior Robert Hall did the same in men’s soccer.
In volleyball, junior Suzanne Fincham is the first-team selection.
Siddiq and Kristjansdottir, both starting defenders, recorded four blocked shots each and helped limit the opposition to 32 goals — 1.6 per game.
The Lyon College women’s basketball team is hosting a holiday basketball clinic Dec. 28 in Becknell Gymnasium, announced Scot Coach Tracy Stewart-Lange.
The camp will start at 9 a.m. and end at noon and is for girls in grades 2-8. The cost is $40 and participants can register the morning of the camp.
Stewart-Lange, her staff and players on the team will run the camp.
For more information, call Stewart-Lange at (870) 307-7248.
FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Arkansas defensive coordinator Paul Haynes will earn $475,000 annually, including $50,000 from the school’s Razorback Foundation.
Haynes’ salary was released by the university on Wednesday in response to a Freedom of Information Act request by The Associated Press. The former Ohio State assistant coach was hired last week to replace former defensive coordinator Willy Robinson.
Robinson’s salary was $375,000 at Arkansas.
The wrong team was identified in a story about the Caveman Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Wednesday’s Guard.
The hall of famers will be introduced to the crowd between the Cave City-Stuttgart junior girls and senior girls games, the first and second games of a 3-game set, Friday night in the Cave City High School gymnasium.
A reception for the hall of famers is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. in the gym.
JONESBORO (AP) — Malcoln Kirkland and Brandon Peterson each provided double-doubles Wednesday night to lead Arkansas State past Seattle 87-74.
Kirkland reached career highs with 18 points and 13 rebounds, while Peterson finished with 17 points and 12 boards as the Red Wolves (5-5) won their second straight.
Arkansas State’s Ed Townsel tied a career best with 20 points. Marcus Hooten added 11 and Adam Sterrenberg 10.
Aaron Broussard paced the Redhawks (2-6) with 25 points.
MELBOURNE — The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz took it on the chin here Monday and Tuesday nights, falling 71-65 to the Salem Lady Greyhounds and 73-47 to the Flippin Lady Warriors, respectively.
In the non-conference game on Monday, Stacee Hargett scored 29 points for Melbourne. Lindsey Wetzel chipped in 19 points, and McKee Bailey added 13.
Against Flippin, a 3A 1-East District foe, Sydney Smith scored 11 points for Melbourne.
Along with her first individual state championship in cross country, Logan Bishop earned a rare sweep — her fourth straight Class 5A All-State recognition in the sport.
Cross country, like a few other Arkansas high school sports, recognizes its athletes based on their results in state meets. In cross country, the top 10 percent in each state race earn the honor.
Bishop’s racing history is impressive. She finished fourth as a freshman and a sophomore, moved up one place as a junior then broke the tape as a senior.
CLINTON — Clinton swept 4A-2 District basketball games from Cave City here Tuesday.
The Yellowjackets capped the sweep with a 35-33 decision. Park Parish led the winners with 20 points.
Seth Downs scored nine points for the Cavemen, who fell to 7-4 overall and 2-2 in the district.
The Lady Yellowjackets won 40-32 as Nickie Sykes poured in 23 points.
Jamie Holley provided 10 points and nine rebounds in a losing effort. The Cavewomen fell to 3-5 and 1-3.
The Junior Lady Yellowjackets won 32-15. The Junior Cavewomen fell to 4-4 and 2-2.
CAVE CITY — The Caveman Hall of Fame ceremony here Friday night will recognize Cave City High School graduates spanning 53 years.
Dr. Chaney Taylor, a 1935 graduate, Kristie Gay Jenkins (1988) and Greg Foreman (1985) will be inducted into the hall and introduced to the crowd in Caveman Gymnasium between the junior and senior girls games with Stuttgart. Tom Foley will also receive the K.O. James Outstanding Service Award.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Boeheim initially insisted two former Syracuse ball boys were lying when they accused his longtime assistant of molesting them.
Now they’re suing the Orange men’s basketball coach and the university for defamation, saying he was the one making false statements.
Stepbrothers Bobby Davis and Mike Lang have alleged they were molested by Bernie Fine, who has since been fired and has denied the allegations. A third man also has accused the 65-year-old Fine, who had been Boeheim’s top assistant since 1976.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The Maine man who has accused a fortmer Syracuse University basketball coach of sexual assault and has himself been charged with child abuse offenses has been arrested for allegedly violating bail conditions.
Lewiston police told the Sun Journal they arrested 23-year-old Zachary Tomaselli on Tuesday afternoon, a day after receiving a tip that he had given a car ride to a minor in violation of bail conditions.
Tomaselli cannot have contact with anyone under 18, except for incidental contact at work.
FAYETTEVILLE — Auburn offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn is set to become the next coach at Arkansas State.
A person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday night, confirming earlier reports, that Malzahn will return to the state where he made a name for himself as a high school coach before leaving for college football.
Arkansas State has scheduled a news conference for 3:30 this afternoon to introduce its new coach. Hugh Freeze, former Red Wolves coach, left the school last week to become the new coach at Mississippi.