Sport Shop Sox capture Bryant’s first AA Legion State crown1
Advanced tickets for 2015 Salt Bowl go on sale Monday2
Determined Peters signs with Iowa school3
Black Sox secure second consecutive Senior Legion State crown4
Sport Shop Sox capture Bryant’s first AA Legion State crown

Sport Shop Sox capture Bryant's first AA Legion State crown

SHERIDAN — It was a heck of a weekend for Joey Cates, a heck of a fortnight for the Sport Shop Black ...

Advanced tickets for 2015 Salt Bowl go on sale Monday

Advanced tickets for 2015 Salt Bowl go on sale Monday

Tickets and t-shirts for the 2015 Salt Bowl, the annual football showdown between Bryant and Benton, will go on sale Monday, Aug. ...

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. ...

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 ...

2015 Senior American Legion Regional Tournament brackets (complete, unofficial)

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2015 MIDSOUTH REGIONAL TOURNAMENT Senior American Legion At Warrior Field, Hendrix College, Conway Wednesday, Aug. 5 Game 1 — Fike Post 499 of Blue Springs (Missouri champion) vs. Southwest Shockers of Lawton (Oklahoma champion), 9:30 a.m. Game 2 — New Orleans Retif Oil (Louisiana champion) vs. Ottawa (Kansas champion) Game 3 — League City (Texas […]

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Sport Shop Sox capture Bryant’s first AA Legion State crown

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SHERIDAN — It was a heck of a weekend for Joey Cates, a heck of a fortnight for the Sport Shop Black Sox and it’s been a heck of a year for Hunter Mayall. After going 3-0 during the first weekend of the American Legion AA State Tournament, July 24-26, the Sox capped off the […]

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World Series Player Profile: Coby Greiner

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The Bryant 14-year-old All-Stars are headed to the Babe Ruth World Series in Pine Bluff on Saturday, Aug. 15. This is part of a series of profiles of the players on the team. NAME:  Coby Greiner PARENTS’ NAMES: Jason and Mendi Greiner SIBLINGS’ NAMES AND AGES:  Caleb Greiner 11 & Caroline Greiner 8 […]

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Lakeside rides big inning, Barmore relief to get by AA Sox, force ‘if’ game

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SHERIDAN — After scoring 23 runs in seven innings to oust the River Valley Tropics in the losers’ bracket finals (23-11), the Hot Springs Lakeside Rams broke open a close game with the Bryant Short Shop Black Sox scoring seven times in the fourth Saturday night. The Rams forged a 12-3 win over the Sox, […]

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Updated AA American Legion State Tournament bracket

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2015 AA AMERICAN LEGION STATE TOURNAMENT At Sheridan Friday, July 31  Game 21 — Sheridan 5, Malvern National Bank 4 Game 22 — River Valley Tropics 4, Harrison McDonalds 1 Game 23 — Bryant Sport Shop 12, Hot Springs Lakeside 6 Game 24 — River Valley Tropics 10, Sheridan 6 (9 innings) Saturday, Aug. 1 Game 25 — […]

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Sport Shop Sox overcome loss of Cates, early deficit to advance to AA State finals

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SHERIDAN — With two out in the bottom of the third in the winners’ bracket final of the AA American Legion State Tournament, the Bryant Sport Shop Black Sox trailed the Hot Springs Lakeside Rams, 3-2. Lakeside third baseman Carter West lined a full-count delivery back at Sox pitcher Joey Cates. The drive appeared to […]

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Advanced tickets for 2015 Salt Bowl go on sale Monday

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Tickets and t-shirts for the 2015 Salt Bowl, the annual football showdown between Bryant and Benton, will go on sale Monday, Aug. 3 at all Big Red Stores in Saline County. Tickets are $10 each and include a Salt Bowl t-shirt. Fans are urged to buy their tickets and t-shirts early. Tickets are available at […]

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Senior Sox to open Regional against League City, Texas

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The Bryant Black Sox Senior American Legion team, back-to-back State champions of Arkansas, figure to open the 2015 MidSouth Regional Tournament at Hendrix College in Conway against League City, Texas, which captured its State title Thursday night. The teams will meet at 4:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Aug. 5, on the opening day of the Regional. (The […]

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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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