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GEORGETOWN — If only opening up the water drainage in a wildlife management area were as simple as pouring in a few hundred gallons of Liquid Plumber. Of course, it’s not. The drainage corridors in the South Unit of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Henry Gray Hurricane Lake WMA are so…

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LITTLE ROCK – With the heat finally breaking and a few Arkansans even spotted in sweatshirts, the itch to spend a quiet morning in the woods is in full effect. Hunters who can’t stand the wait until modern gun season opens have a great opportunity to get out and get some meat in the freezer …

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HUNTSVILLE — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop at the Ozark Natural Science Center in Huntsville Nov. 1-3. The weekend-long workshop has enough room for 60 women to attend and learn about wildlife, hiking, hunting and angling in The…

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I don’t want to see Hollywood anymore. I was never really interested in Disneyland. I’d rather go to Disney World and see the real thing. My interests are shifting just like some changing policies.

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The Jasper Lady Pirates golf team finished their season with a runner-up accolade in the district tournament and a ninth-place finish in the Class 1A State Golf Tournament. Team members include: (from left) Halle Emerson; Liv Hamilton; Emma Lewis; Aubrey Henderson; and Kaylee Reynolds. Reyno…

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FAYETTEVILLE — Basketball returned to Barnhill Arena on Saturday complete with Eddie Sutton and Nolan Richardson in attendance.

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FAYETTEVILLE – No. 19 Arkansas swimming and diving opened the 2019-20 season with a sweep against Little Rock 161-121 at the HPER Natatorium. the Razorbacks won all 16 events and had 32 podium finishes, with amazing contribution from every single one of the girls.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Off his part of Wednesday morning’s SEC Coaches/Media teleconference, Arkansas Coach Chad Morris described his Razorbacks as the ailing mending and the healthy practicing well in this open date week leading into their Oct. 12 game week against the Kentucky Wildcats.

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RUSSELLVILLE — Mason Cunningham passed for 265 yards and two scores, but the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys football team (0-5, 0-5 Great American Conference) could not hold off the second-half surge of Oklahoma Baptist (3-2, 3-2), falling 43-31 to the Bison on Saturday at Thone Stadium at Buerkl…

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LITTLE ROCK — Deer hunters looking for new stakeouts are often keyed on rubs and scrapes. These telltale signs of whitetail activity are roadmaps for hunters during the rut. But the best advice for pursuing all species including deer, is to follow the food. Even during the rut, does still lo…

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LITTLE ROCK — Just about every hunting camp in bear territory has a tale or two to tell about a mischievous bruin finding its way into their feeder or trash bins. Over the years, those stories have expanded from the Ozark and Ouachita mountains into the southern half of the state, prompting …

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GEORGETOWN — If only opening up the water drainage in a wildlife management area were as simple as pouring in a few hundred gallons of Liquid Plumber. Of course, it’s not. The drainage corridors in the South Unit of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Henry Gray Hurricane Lake WMA are so…

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LITTLE ROCK — According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s recently released Migratory Bird Hunting Activity and Harvest for the 2017-19 and 2018-19 Hunting Seasons, Arkansas is still the premier state for hunters who pursue Mr. Mallard above all other species. According to Harvest Info…

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LITTLE ROCK — Eagle Scout projects in central Arkansas have helped not only the prospective scout attain his chief goal in the Boy Scouts of America, they’ve enhanced some Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s wildlife management areas.

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FAYETTEVILLE – Thirteenth-ranked Arkansas Soccer (8-2-1, 2-1 SEC) fell to No. 8 South Carolina (9-1, 3-0 SEC) on Sunday afternoon in Columbia, S.C., 1-0. The Razorbacks are now 7-1 in their last eight matches and allowed just their second goal in regulation this season.

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FAYETTEVILLE — The Arkansas Razorbacks began their open date week with Monday as a light day following Sunday’s off day while Coach Chad Morris and staff could work on recruiting and start reviewing film of the Kentucky Wildcats.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Viewing one Eric Musselman coached practice Thursday on Arkansas’ basketball Media Day denotes many changes from the previous Mike Anderson regime.

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RUSSELLVILLE — Wallace Foote carried the ball 16 times for 121 yards and Alex Chambers racked up 13 tackles, but the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys football team (0-4, 0-4 Great American Conference) was unable to hold off a fourth-quarter surge by Southern Arkansas (3-1, 3-1), falling 35-14 to th…

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HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK — Get hooked on fishing and learn from some of the best in the crappie-fishing world at the inaugural Mr. Crappie Invitational and Crappie Expo in Hot Springs, Arkansas, Oct. 4-6.

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RUSSELLVILLE — The Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys football team (0-3) returns to the gridiron this Saturday, opening a two-game homestand with a 6 p.m. contest against Southern Arkansas (2-1) at Thone Stadium at Buerkle Field. 

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FORT SMITH — More than 200 young outdoors enthusiasts gathered at Arkansas Game and Fish Commission nature centers and education centers throughout the state last Saturday to participate in the first-ever statewide Marksmanship Challenge. When the last arrow was pulled Samuel Sanders at the …

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RUSSELLVILLE — Due to the overwhelming success of the tailgating efforts during the opening week of the 2019 football season, The Arkansas Tech Department of Athletics has extended tailgating hours for future home football games to begin three hours before kickoff.

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No matter the season, Arkansas is a prime destination for birdwatching. Fall in particular is a great time to visit The Natural State’s birding areas. The season brings cooler temperatures and fall foliage that enhance the experience, while also offering the opportunity to see migratory bird…

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FAYETTEVILLE – No. 16 Arkansas soccer (7-1-1, 1-0-0 SEC) shut out 1-0, Alabama (5-3-1, 0-1-0) in its SEC opener on Sunday afternoon at Razorback Field. It’s the sixth-straight shutout for the Hogs defense and the 14th win in 16 matches at home over the past two seasons.

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FAYETTEVILLE – Razorback Soccer’s Katie Lund and Anna Podojil were named SEC Defensive Player and Freshman of the Week, respectively, the league announced on Monday.

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ATHENS, Ga. – The University of Arkansas volleyball team (6-6) closed out the 2019 SEC/ACC Challenge with a five-set win against North Carolina State on Friday afternoon as freshman Jillian Gillen recorded the first 20-20 performance since 2017 (21 kills, 20 digs).

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FAYETTEVILLE — Pitching one inning each, nine Oklahoma Sooners held the Razorbacks to two runs, six hits and struck out 13 beating Arkansas, 4-2 in Friday night’s fall exhibition baseball game witnessed by an enthused, baseball hungry 6,378 with admission free at Baum-Walker Stadium.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas’ furious second half caught up to upstart San Jose’s 24-7 quick start, but the surprising Spartans’ as 21-point underdogs then went 75 yards scoring in 5 plays.

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Placing four runners in the top-10, the No. 5 Razorback women’s cross country team emerged from the stacked field at the  John McNichols Invite as Champions, racing to a 1st-place finish with a score of 49-pointsSaturday morning at the LaVern Gibson cross country course.

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ARKADELPHIA — Wallace Foote and Caleb Batie racked up touchdowns on the ground, while Jesus Zizumbo booted a pair of field goals, but the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys football team (0-3, 0-3 Great American Conference) was unable to close the gap late in the fourth quarter against unbeaten Hende…

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LITTLE ROCK — Arkansans wanting to reduce the number of furbearers on their property now have additional opportunities through a free online permit developed by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. 

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CAMDEN — Lower White Oak Lake, which underwent a renovation by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission earlier this decade, has seen several boat lane markers moved or go missing in recent years. This presents a safety issue because Lower White Oak Lake has many stumps below the surface.

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PARON — With archery deer season opening Sept. 28, many hunters are hitting the woods looking for likely places to set up for the season. On private land, many are dragging a disc and spreading their favorite seed mix to grow food that will draw wildlife to their stand. Thanks to the work of…

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LITTLE ROCK — Habitat work for wildlife occurs nearly year-around for biologists at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and fall is no exception. Hunting enthusiasts have their sights set on deer season and are already out scouting in hopes of harvesting this year’s big buck. While most s…

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WALNUT RIDGE — Last Thursday crews from Craighead Electric Cooperative, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Arkansas State University, SWCA Environmental Consultants, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Arkansas Ecological Services Field Office placed special surrogate structures on …

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HOT SPRINGS — The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to change recreation fees at Lake Sylvia Group Use Site and propose initiating recreation fees at Wolf Pen Gap OHV Trail Complex and Little Missouri Falls on the Ouachita National Forest.