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Lady Indians split two games at Classic
Lady Indians split two games at Classic

Lady Indians (24) Fowler would be the driving force that would get the Lady Indians started on the scoreboard against the Lady Trojans at the Caddo Hills Classic on Monday.  Photo courtesy of Verlin Price




Jackets run win streak to nine

ARKADELPHIA — The Sheridan Yellowjackets rallied for three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning then held off a Malvern Leopards’ rally in the top of the seventh to earn a 6-5 win at Rab Rodgers Field on the campus of Ouachita Baptist University on Wednesday, March 15.

The victory was the Jackets’ ninth in a row including a doubleheader sweep of White Hall on Monday, March 13. Sheridan is now 10-1 overall going into spring break. They return to action at the Batesville Tournament starting Friday, March 31.

David Rainwater, Colton Caple and Austyn Wright combined to limit Malvern to three singles on Wednesday. The Leopards took advantage of three walks and three errors to get their runs.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Lady Jackets get the bats going again, win three in a row

After suffering their first loss of the season in a gut-wrenching 9-8 battle at Bryant, the Sheridan Lady Jackets got back after it the next day. Though they absorbed a second loss, 9-2, to the Nashville Lady Scrappers, since then they have won three in a row, getting back on track with a 10-1 win over Sylvan Hills then rallying past the Greenbrier Lady Panthers, 8-3 on Thursday, March 16, before shelling the Heber Springs Lady Panthers, 10-0 on Friday.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Strong sets another school mark as Sheridan track teams compete at two meets

School records continue to fall at the feet of Carly Strong as the Sheridan Lady Jackets’ sprinter ran a 1:00.53 to win the 400-meter run in the Oil Belt Relays in El Dorado on Thursday.

Strong was named the Outstanding Female Athlete at the meet as she scored in four other individual events and helped in a relay.

The Lady Jackets accumulated 99 points to finish third in the 16-team meet. Genoa Central win the team title with 125.5 points. Texarkana was second with 109. Magnolia was fourth with 75 points.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Grant County 4-H announces banquet award winners

The Grant County 4-H recently held its annual banquet to recognize 4-H youth.  4-H members were recognized for their outstanding achievements during the past 4-H year.  The sponsors of the 4-H awards banquet were:  Grant County Farm Bureau, Billy and Sue Poe and Orville Emerson from Poor Boy Feed Store. 

            4-H members received awards for their level of participation which included either a gold, silver or bronze award.  The awards were based on a point based system. Members with the highest level of participation received county champion awards.  4-H members receiving these awards included:


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Lady Indians dominate Jessieville Lady Lions
It started out as a normal softball game, but it turned into a homerun derby for the Poyen Lady Indians, as they buried the Jessieville Lady Lions 19-1, on Monday, March 13. The Lady Indians accounted for a total of four homeruns in the game. Kindi Puckett was on the mound, as is usual, and she came out firing, racking up three strikeouts in the first inning. Even though the game was played at Poyen’s field, the Lady Indians were the visiting team on the scoreboard. Jessieville’s field was not ready for play due to rain. Poyen only scored one run in the first inning, as Kaylei Hopkins got an RBI on a hard-hit single that brought in Kindi Puckett, who had reached base on a walk.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017


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