County of Champions – Woodlawn Wins 5th Baseball Title; Rison Takes Softball Championship

Richardson’s HRs Power Woodlawn Past Taylor, 13-3 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Will Richardson had two homeruns, including a three-run shot in the fifth inning, to the lead the Woodlawn Bears to their second consecutive state title Friday night with a 13-3 win in five innings over the Taylor Tigers in the...

Wilson Bros. Mill Could Be Operational by August

RISON – The first pieces of equipment for a new saw mill near Rison belonging to the Wilson Brothers Lumber Company began arriving last week, and could be operational as early as August, Frank Wilson with Wilson Brothers said. Wilson said the new mill will be replacing the company’s existing mill...

Koonce, Ratliff, Roberts Lead Rison Class of ‘17

RISON – The Rison High School Class of 2017 graduation ceremonies were held Thursday, May 18, at Wildcat Field. 21 students graduated with honors: Valedictorian and Honor Graduate Lora Elizabeth Koonce is the daughter of Keith and Melissa Koonce. While at RHS, Lora Beth participated in softball,...

Parton, Hargrave, Austin Lead Woodlawn Grads

WOODLAWN – Woodlawn High School graduted 47 seniors Tuesday evening in a ceremony at the Carl Jones Sports Complex. Seventeen of those students from the Class of 2017 graduated with honors: Valedictorian Joseph Michael Parton is the son of Michael and Tiffany Parton. He plans to attend the University...

Bears Surge Past Dierks, 6-2; Head Back To Baum

Michels Throws Two-Hitter As Woodlawn Breaks Game Open With 4-Run Fifth PINE BLUFF – The Woodlawn Bears are headed back to Fayetteville for their second consecutive state title game after using a steady performance from starting pitcher Reece Michels and three RBIs from Nick Ward to get past the Dierks...

Lady ‘Cats Edge PC For First State Title Berth

Kennedy Ratliff’s Single Drives In Winning Run in the Top of the Eighth Inning, 3-2 LEPANTO – Kennedy  Ratliff’s single in top of the seventh scored Macy Ratliff  to give the Rison Lady Wildcats a 3-2 win over the Parkers Chapel Lady Trojans and earn Rison its first-ever bid to the state...

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