UA hires Neighbors to coach women’s basketball team

Mike Neighbors, a Greenwood native and former University of Arkansas women’s assistant basketball coach and former Arkansas women’s basketball director of operations before coaching the University of Washington to the Final Four, has come back to his home state to head coach the Razorbacks women.

Razorbacks take two from Alcorn State

Tuesday afternoon the baseball Razorbacks couldn’t beat Southwestern Athletic Conference underdog Alcorn State until Jake Arledge’s bottom of the ninth RBI single eked Arkansas by 3-2.

Bender mourned statewide for work at UA, high schools

Many around Arkansas knew Mike Bender much longer than Scott Reed knew him, but few doubly from both Forrest City and El Dorado could mourn Bender more deeply than the football coach he hired for Forrest City High and El Dorado High.