Determined Peters signs with Iowa school1
Sox set for championship game despite Monday loss2
Black Sox secure second consecutive Senior Legion State crown3
Bryant Senior, AA teams begin State tourneys4
Tatum to continue baseball, academics at CBC5
Determined Peters signs with Iowa school

Determined Peters signs with Iowa school

A lot of guys would’ve given up. And it would’ve been understandable. You don’t make the basketball team as an eighth grader. ...

Sox set for championship game despite Monday loss

Sox set for championship game despite Monday loss

Photos courtesy of Samantha Breeding FORT SMITH — Even though the Fort Smith Kerwins Sportsmen rallied for seven runs in the seventh inning ...

Black Sox secure second consecutive Senior Legion State crown

Black Sox secure second consecutive Senior Legion State crown

Photos courtesy of Samantha Breeding FORT SMITH — Traditionally, baseball has been steeped in superstition. You don’t step on the lines, you don’t ...

Bryant Senior, AA teams begin State tourneys

Bryant Senior, AA teams begin State tourneys

Photo courtesy of Samantha Breeding Two Bryant American Legion teams begin their quest for a State championship on Friday as the Bryant Black ...

Tatum to continue baseball, academics at CBC

Tatum to continue baseball, academics at CBC

Photo courtesy of Central Baptist College Baseball people have started calling it “the lost art.” Players, even at the Major League level, just ...

Sport Shop Sox takes on Lakeside as AA Legion State tourney resumes Friday

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The Bryant Sport Shop Black Sox take on Hot Springs Lakeside in the winners’ bracket final Friday at 5:30 p.m., as the 2015 AA American Legion State Tournament resumes in Sheridan. The tournament started July 24-26 and 14 teams have been whittled down to six. In the losers’s bracket on Friday, Sheridan will take on […]

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Determined Peters signs with Iowa school

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A lot of guys would’ve given up. And it would’ve been understandable. You don’t make the basketball team as an eighth grader. You try out again in ninth grade and, again, you don’t make the team. It takes a special kind of determination or stubbornness or both to keep going. I also takes a great […]

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2015 Senior American Legion Regional Tournament brackets

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2015 MIDSOUTH REGIONAL TOURNAMENT Senior American Legion At Warrior Field, Hendrix College, Conway Wednesday, Aug. 5 Game 1 — Missouri champion vs. Southwest Shockers of Lawton, Okla. (Oklahoma champion), 9:30 a.m. Game 2 — New Orleans Retif Oil (Louisiana champion) vs. Kansas champion Game 3 — Texas champion vs. Bryant Black Sox (Arkansas champion), 4:30 […]

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Black Sox secure second consecutive Senior Legion State crown

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Photos courtesy of Samantha Breeding FORT SMITH — Traditionally, baseball has been steeped in superstition. You don’t step on the lines, you don’t mess with a streak and, if you’re Bryant Black Sox pitcher Zach Jackson, you wear your lucky belt. So it was a little ominous when, with two on and two out — […]

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Completed brackets for Senior Legion State Tournament

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2015 SENIOR AMERICAN LEGION STATE TOURNAMENT At Crowder Field, University of Arkansas-Fort Smith Friday, July 24 Game 1 — Bryant (1 Zone 4) 4, Cabot (2 Zone 3) 2 Game 2 — Texarkana (2 Zone 4) 7, Blytheville (1 Zone 2) 6 Game 3 — Jonesboro (2 Zone 2) 9, Conway (1 Zone 3) 3 […]

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Sox set for championship game despite Monday loss

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Photos courtesy of Samantha Breeding FORT SMITH — Even though the Fort Smith Kerwins Sportsmen rallied for seven runs in the seventh inning to overcome a 4-0 deficit and wound up handing them a 10-4 loss on Monday, the Bryant Black Sox will be playing for the Senior American Legion State championship tonight. And they […]

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Crazy comeback sends Sox into Senior State title game

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FORT SMITH — In five previous meetings this season, the Bryant Black Sox had come out on top against the Texarkana Razorbacks all five times and only two of the games were close. The two teams had met with the regular-season Zone championship on the line then with the Zone Tournament title hanging in the […]

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Sport Shop Sox clobber Harrison at AA State

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SHERIDAN — Hunter Oglesby allowed one unearned run and three hits, walked no one and struck out nine and the Bryant Sport Shop Black Sox hammered out 14 hits including three by Cameron Coleman Sunday in an 11-1 win over Harrison McDonalds at the AA American Legion State Tournament. It was the Sox’ third win […]

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Clutch hits from Allen, Tatum help rally Senior Sox past Jonesboro

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FORT SMITH — After Drew Tipton singled in two runs in the top of the seventh to give the Bryant Black Sox a 7-3 lead over the Jonesboro Ricemen, it looked like things were settled when the two teams met in a winners bracket game at the Senior American Legion State Tournament. But Jonesboro rallied […]

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Harp tosses two-hitter, AA Sox bury NLR

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SHERIDAN — Christian Harp tossed a two-hitter over five innings and the Bryant Sport Shop Black Sox made the most of six hits to advance to the winners bracket semifinals at the AA American Legion State Tournament Saturday with an 11-1 run-rule win over the North Little Rock Blue Colts. The Sox are set to […]

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