‘Cats Rally in 4th Quarter to Nip Hector, 38-30

By Stan Sadler HECTOR – A 140-pound defensive back taking on a 245-pound running back doesn’t typically end with positive results for the much smaller player trying to make the tackle. However, don’t tell that to Rison’s Skylar Shipman. With just a little over 2 minutes left in a tie game,...

Woodlawn Rally Comes Up Short Against Brinkley

WOODLAWN – Case Harrell returned an interception 62 yards for a touchdown with 20 seconds left to help the Brinkley Tigers secure a 27-14 victory over the Woodlawn Bears in a second-round playoff game Friday night at the Carl Jones Sports Complex. The loss ended the season for the Bears (7-5) while the...

Jones Breaks 2,000 Yards Rushing in ‘14

WOODLAWN – While the fate of the game had just been decided, Woodlawn’s all-time leading running back Jeffery Jones was not ready to give up with 14 seconds still left on the clock. After taking the handoff, Jones stepped around a couple of defenders in the backfield, found the corner, turned upfield...

Rison Scores Early, Often In Romp Over Dierks

By Stan Sadler RISON – A couple of TD’s 12 seconds apart put the cap on a four-touchdown first quarter, as the Rison Wildcats coasted to a 44-6 win over the Dierks Outlaws in an opening round game of the Class 2A state playoffs at a frigid Wildcat Field last Friday night. It was the first-ever...

Woodlawn Powers Past Hackett for Playoff Win

HACKETT – Jeffery Jones rushed for 184 yards and scored three touchdowns as the Woodlawn Bears used a strong first half to post a 40-12 victory over the Hackett Hornets in the first round to the Class 2A state playoffs last Friday night at Hackett. Woodlawn, the fourth seed out of the 8-2A conference,...

British Visit Rison to Help Dollar Start Vets Program

RISON – Helping veterans make the transition back to civilian life, especially those who may have suffered psychologically after serving in combat, was the primary reason that a member of the British Parliament and the founder of British veterans group were in Rison Monday. Dave Anderson, a member of...

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