Razorbacks score 101 in win over Bucknell

Arkansas took the lead with 17:03 remaining in the first half and never trailed again on their way to a 101-73 victory over a good Bucknell team on Sunday in Bud Walton Arena before 6,477 fans.

WM Wonder sweeps Jr. Mustangs teams

The Forrest City Junior Mustangs and Junior Lady Mustangs played their season opening games Thursday at West Memphis Wonder.

5A-East teams ready to begin state playoffs

Nettleton and Batesville will both be at home in the opening round of the state football playoffs Friday while Valley View and Wynne will be hitting the road for round one of the Class 5A state playoffs.

Three local student athletes on FB watch lists

Farm Bureau Insurance has announced the watch lists for the 2017 Farm Bureau Insurance Awards.

Each year the awards honor Arkansas’ top high school offensive and defensive player and coach of the year for each classification.

The veteran staff at Hooten’s Arkansas Football selects three finalists for each category, and those 45 finalists and their families are invited to attend the Farm Bureau Insurance Awards on Dec. 11.

“This list of players includes some of the best student-athletes in our state,“ David L. Moore, senior vice president and state manager for Southern Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Company, said. “Farm Bureau Insurance wishes each of them continued success the rest of the season. Farm Bureau Insurance is proud to honor excellence as the title sponsor of this outstanding event.”

The 2017 watch list includes Forrest City senior running back Deviunta Foster, Marianna quarterback Daylon King, Palestine-Wheatley running back Chris Jordan and former Forrest City coach and current McCrory head football coach Chris Kennon.