FAYETTEVILLE — We’ll see if this is the East’s decade.
With the help of Cave City’s Thamail Morgan, Tyler Engleman and Jon Bradley, the East football team wrapped up the 55th Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star week with a convincing 45-21 victory over the West at Razorback Stadium here Friday night.
If you haven’t been keeping up, that gave the East All-Star teams an 8-2 record in the baseball, soccer, softball, volleyball, basketball and football games played last week on the University of Arkansas campus.
NEWPORT — Don Stitcher followed a fourth-place finish at Dyersburg, Tenn., with his first victory since May 30 Sunday at Speedy’s Newport Raceway.
The Cave City man raced in the foot brake class and earned the fourth place outing on Saturday. On Sunday, he beat Stephen Wilson in the main event. Ray McCrary was third.
Don Holcom took the top spot in the street class with Donavan Bishop and Gary Spicer in tow.
The super pro class was won by John Taylor, with Darrell Barden behind him. Wilson was third in the class.
LOCUST GROVE — Searcy’s Tyler Stevens collected his second NeSmith Late Model feature win Friday night at the Batesville Motor Speedway.
Stevens, who was second in the point standings entering last week, made a large dent in Roger Witt’s 14-point edge. Witt finished sixth in the 12-car field.
Dallas Everett was second across the line Friday night with Johnny Virden and Richie Tosh in tow. Tosh didn’t visit BMS’s victory lane Friday night for the first time in about a month.
SEARCY — The Batesville Medical Park Orthopaedic Clinic Doctors split an American Legion doubleheader here Thursday night with the home team winning the one that counted.
Searcy took the opener 9-8 and Batesville responded with an inconsequential 14-2 drumming in the nightcap.
The Doctors led 6-3 entering the fifth inning, but Searcy rallied to charge ahead 9-6.
Preston Hooper started on the hill but was relieved by Jason Long in the fifth. Long was charged with the loss. Hooper gave up six hits, walked three and struck out three.
FAYETTEVILLE – Mid-land’s Farrah Turner and Melbourne’s Spencer Caraway did their part to keep the East headed in the right direction.
The East girls led from start to finish while defeating the West 82-72 in the first of two Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Games in Bud Walton Arena here Thursday night. The East boys rallied in the second half, taking their first lead a minute and 34 seconds out of the halftime break, and then powered away to an 82-69 victory.
With tonight’s football game all that remains, the East All-Stars lead 7-2.
CAVE CITY — Travis Galloway and Briggs Carlton teamed to catch five bass totaling 11.25 pounds to win Saturday’s Cave City Bass Club tournament on Greers Ferry Lake, tournament director Ron Watkins said.
Brandon Duncan and Donald Duncan came in second with four bass totaling 8.15 pounds.
Brandon Duncan caught the biggest bass of the day. It weighed 3.10 pounds.
Twenty anglers competed.
The next tournament is a July 24 night event at Crown Lake out of Box Hound Ramp. Fishing starts at 7 p.m. and weigh-in is at 1 the following morning.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed endangered status for the Cumberland darter, rush darter, yellowcheek darter, chucky madtom and laurel dace.
The yellowcheek darter lives in Arkansas and the chucky madtom and laurel dace in Tennessee.
In Tuesday’s Guard, incorrect results were reported on the Ms. Wheelchair Arkansas 5K.
Rusty Staggs won the overall male championship with a time of 19 minutes, 11.52 seconds. He was followed by Jacob Praught (19:37:33) and Shannon Box (20:14.97).
Also, the 30- to 39-year-old male division winner was Brian Yeager (22:42.14).
FAYETTEVILLE — Thanks to softball, the Easterners increased their lead in the annual Arkansas High School Coaches Association East-West All-Star Games here Wednesday.
The East softballers swept the West, winning 4-3 and 5-4 at Bogle Park on the University of Arkansas campus.
Meanwhile, over at Barnhill Arena, the West volleyballers defeated the East 25-13, 26-24, 20-25, 25-22, 15-9.
FAYETTEVILLE — Cave City Coach Jon Bradley and two Cavemen have been in Fayetteville all week in preparation for the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Classic football game on Friday night.
The two Cavemen are Tyler Engleman and Thamail Morgan. Engleman is still nursing an injury suffered in week seven of the season and has not been medically released to play. He will serve as a manager.
Gary McDonald, Matt McDonald, Rodney Griffin and Chip Rayford teamed to win the White River Health System Foundation Golf Classic at The Course at Eagle Mountain on Saturday, according to a new release from White River Medical Center.
Other results for the 4-person scramble were not provided.