SPORTS>>Cabot off and running

By TODD TRAUBLeader sports editorNow that practice has begun, Cabot is back where it has usually done best — on the ground.The defending 7A-Central Conference champions opened practice Monday with a turnout of 89, counting three team managers, coach Mike Malham said. After a summer of flinging the ball around in the local 7-on-7 league, Cabot got right to work […]

SPORTS>>Alumnus taking on basketball at Beebe

By TODD TRAUBLeader sports editorWhile everyone is buzzing about the pending start of football, new Beebe coach Ryan Marshall is looking forward to next basketball season.And many more seasons after that.Marshall, a Beebe graduate, was named boys basketball coach this summer to replace departed coach Chris Parker, who left after one year to coach women at West Memphis’ Midsouth Community […]

SPORTS>>Heat on as football begins

By JASON KINGLeader sportswriterSylvan Hills has gone through a lot of personnel changes since the spring. But those changes have managed to balance out the Bears’ numbers at the start of August practice Monday morning.The Bears went through spring practice in mid-May with a turnout in the low 50s, but some of those players later became academically ineligible. They have […]