Arkansas Sports http://ualrpublicradio.org en UALR & UCA Ink Deal For Five Year Men's Basketball Series http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/ualr-uca-ink-deal-five-year-mens-basketball-series <p></p><p>The University of Central Arkansas and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have reached an agreement to play each other in men's basketball in each of the next five seasons.</p><p>The schools announced the agreement Wednesday.</p><p>The teams will play each other at Little Rock during the 2014-2015 season, then twice a year in Conway and Little Rock over the next four seasons.</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:22:56 +0000 Associated Press 26182 at http://ualrpublicradio.org UALR & UCA Ink Deal For Five Year Men's Basketball Series ASU Red Wolves Win GoDaddy Bowl http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/asu-red-wolves-win-godaddy-bowl <p>Arkansas State won the GoDaddy Bowl for a second straight season, despite losing starting quarterback&nbsp;Adam Kennedy&nbsp;to a knee injury in the second quarter.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 12:13:50 +0000 KUAR News 17047 at http://ualrpublicradio.org ASU Red Wolves Win GoDaddy Bowl Razorbacks Set Aside T-shirt Gun After Man Injured http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/razorbacks-set-aside-t-shirt-gun-after-man-injured <p>The University of Arkansas says it won't use a T-shirt launcher at War Memorial Stadium this weekend after a marketing intern was injured at last weekend's game.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The school said Tuesday a pneumatic launcher was lying on the artificial turf when it discharged Saturday.&nbsp;</span></p><p>An intern was treated at a hospital and released. A loud explosion rang from the southeastern corner of Razorback Stadium during the first quarter of Saturday's game with Louisiana-Lafayette.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 11:03:51 +0000 Associated Press 10634 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Razorbacks Set Aside T-shirt Gun After Man Injured Why Hendrix Is Reviving Its Football Program http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/why-hendrix-reviving-its-football-program <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Arkansas sportswriter </span><a href="http://thesportsseer.com/" target="_blank">Evin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Demirel</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has been working on a report documenting a trend in the world of higher education: Small liberal arts colleges starting or re-starting football programs as part of their long-term growth plans. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">His work was featured in this past Sunday's edition of the <em>Arkansas Democrat-Gazette</em>. </span></p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 23:10:26 +0000 Karen Tricot Steward 10616 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Why Hendrix Is Reviving Its Football Program Corliss Williamson Leaves UCA For Sacramento http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/corliss-williamson-leaves-uca-sacramento <p></p><p>University of Central Arkansas Head Coach Corliss Williamson is leaving the university to coach the Sacramento Kings.</p><p>Williamson has a history with the team. The Kings drafted him in 1995 from the Arkansas Razorbacks.</p><p>Williamson led the Razorbacks to their only NCAA Basketball Championship and was named the NCAA Most Outstanding Player in 1993-1994.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 19:16:26 +0000 Sheila Clark 8951 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Corliss Williamson Leaves UCA For Sacramento New Photography Exhibit At The Laman Public Library http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/new-photography-exhibit-laman-public-library <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>Laman<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Public Library has a new photography exhibit for visitors. “Discover Greatness: An Illustrated History of the Negro Baseball Leagues” will be displayed until August </span>24<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>Dan Noble, spokesman for the library, says the exhibit features 90 photographs, some over 100 years old. He encourages people of all ages to come see them.</p> Sat, 29 Jun 2013 12:15:00 +0000 Maggie Carroll 7034 at http://ualrpublicradio.org New Photography Exhibit At The Laman Public Library Oaklawn Sets Festival For Kentucky Derby Run http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/oaklawn-sets-festival-kentucky-derby-run <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font size="3">Live racing is over for the year at Oaklawn thoroughbred race track in Hot Springs but the venue is still working to attract patrons for a barbecue competition that coincides with the Kentucky Derby.&nbsp;</font></p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 10:54:14 +0000 Associated Press 3483 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Oaklawn Sets Festival For Kentucky Derby Run Boston Race Draws 37 Arkansans http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/boston-race-draws-37-arkansans <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font size="3">More than three-dozen Arkansans were registered to run in the Boston Marathon, where two explosions were set off near the finish line following the race.&nbsp;</font></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 11:46:51 +0000 Associated Press 2768 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Boston Race Draws 37 Arkansans Plans For A Razorbacks Versus Red Wolves Game Fail To Get Support http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/plans-razorbacks-versus-red-wolves-game-fail-get-support <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font size="3">The Arkansas Razorbacks and Arkansas State Red Wolves won't be meeting up on the football field any time soon now that a panel of state lawmakers shot down a proposal that would have required the&nbsp;</font><span style="font-size: medium; line-height: 1.5;">matchup.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: medium; line-height: 1.5;">A proposal to require the two teams to face each other for a one-time game at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock to raise money for charity was rejected Wednesday by a House committee. &nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:42:21 +0000 Malcolm Glover 1731 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Plans For A Razorbacks Versus Red Wolves Game Fail To Get Support Jockeys Prepare Horses For Rebel Stakes At Oaklawn http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/jockeys-prepare-horses-rebel-stakes-oaklawn <p></p><p>Horse racing is well underway at <a href="http://www.oaklawn.com/">Oaklawn</a> in Hot Springs and there are only a few major events left before the racing season ends April 13th. According to Jennifer Hoyt with the racetrack, the much anticipated Rebel Stakes begins this Saturday.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 17:29:56 +0000 Malcolm Glover 939 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Jockeys Prepare Horses For Rebel Stakes At Oaklawn