Woodlawn Inducts First Class Into ‘Baseball Hall of Fame’

WOODLAWN – Woodlawn Baseball Coach Tommy Richardson welcomed the first group of former Bears into the new Woodlawn High School Baseball Hall of Fame following the Bears 9-0 victory over Hampton last Friday afternoon at Woodlawn Field. Richardson said the first class consisted on nine players who played...

Bears Go Into District Tournament as No. 1 Seed

BEARDEN – Reese Michels and Dalton Rissinger combined for a no-hitter and the Woodlawn Bears scored 15 runs off 12 hits as they rolled to a 15-0 victory over the Bearden Bears in four innings Monday afternoon at Bearden. By virtue of Junction City’s 10-3 victory over Parkers Chapel on Monday, the...

Photo: Calmer Dollar General Grand Opening

CALMER – Bargain hunters show off their discount cards as they wait for the doors to open for the new Dollar General store at Calmer’s Grand Opening held this past Saturday morning. About 70 people lined up outside the store before it opened at 8 a.m. Dollar General was offering free gift cards and...

Homesteading Conference Tops 500 Over 2-Day Event

RISON – The Third Annual South Arkansas Homesteading Conference continues to grow as the estimated crowd of more than 500 took in the two-day event held over the weekend at the Pioneer Village at Rison. “We were hoping to break 500 this year and I think we may have done that when you factor in...

Homeruns Lift Lady Bears to 5-2 Win Over Lady ‘Cats

WOODLAWN – A two-run homerun by Drew Stitt in the bottom of the sixth inning lifted the Woodlawn Lady Bears to a 5-2 victory over the Rison Lady Wildcats in a clash of 7-2A East title contenders last Thursday afternoon at Lady Bear Field. Stitt’s homer was one of two for Woodlawn. Sydney...

Aiken’s HR Helps Unbeaten Bears Knock Off Rison

RISON – Woodlawn’s Matthew Aiken hit a two-run homerun as the Bears scored a 10-0 victory over the Rison Wildcats in a 7-2A East game among Cleveland County rivals Tuesday afternoon at Wildcat Field. Woodlawn improved to 16-0 overall and 1-0 in conference play with the win. It was the ninth shutout...

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