2016-08-23

SPORTS STORY >> Former walk-on a versatile defender

By NATE ALLEN Special to The Leader FAYETTEVILLE – Can’t recall Arkansas’ annual football media day ever evoking Razorbacks past to become sentimental.  One Razorback does  now, though. Arkansas junior defensive back Kevin Richardson of Jacksonville marked the Razorbacks’ Aug. 8 media day like an anniversary, which for him it is.  Before media met with coach Bret Bielema on last year’s […]

SPORTS STORY >> Can’t turn Hogs down twice

By NATE ALLEN Special to the Leader FAYETTEVILLE – Thanks to his unofficial amateur agent, Jacksonville’s D’Vone McClure couldn’t twice say, “No,” to his home state Arkansas Razorbacks. An All-State receiver in football and a baseball All-American outfielder upon graduating Jacksonville High School in 2012, McClure first signed with coach Dave Van Horn’s baseball Razorbacks before the Cleveland Indians drafted him in the […]