FAYETTEVILLE — If you’re going to pitch off with a freshman, this Arkansas Razorbacks coaching staff can’t think of one more apt to be on than Connor Noland.
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FAYETTEVILLE — The Razorbacks baseball portion of the University of Arkansas system prefers forgetting the underdog UALR Trojans coming to Fayetteville and routing the Razorbacks, 17-7.
It appears somewhat easy in college basketball to build on success once you have actually obtained it. The hard part is getting there. Arkansas has had some success lately with bids to the NCAA basketball tournament. However, the team that fills the roster this year looks much different than a year ago. Returning big man Daniel Gafford will lead the Razorback charge but the supporting cast is mainly composed of new guys.
FAYETTEVILLE — For the privilege of advancing to their first super regional after winning their first regional they hosted for the first time, it seems the Arkansas Razorbacks' have been presented the women's softball equivalent to a firing squad.
HOOVER, Ala. — Freshman infielder Casey Martin hit two home runs Wednesday night to help pace the fourth-seeded Arkansas Razorbacks to a 13-8 win over five-seed South Carolina, advancing into the winner’s bracket of the 2018 SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Some breaks didn’t go Arkansas’ way on Saturday as the Mississippi State Bulldogs completed the three-game sweep over the third-ranked Razorbacks winning both games of the doubleheader 5-3 and 7-5 at Dudy Noble Field.
STARKVILLE, Miss. — The third-ranked Razorback baseball team begins the second half of its conference season this weekend with a three-game series against the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Dudy-Noble Field. Arkansas is fresh off a 10-game homestand, winning nine of those games.
DURHAM, N.C. — Arkansas junior right-hander Blaine Knight is one of 40 players named by USA Baseball to the midseason Golden Spikes Award Watch List for the second time in as many years. The 41st Golden Spikes Award recognizes the top amateur baseball player in the country for the 2018 season and will be presented on June 28 in Los Angeles.
FAYETTEVILLE — University of Arkansas Football Coach Chad Morris acknowledged Wednesday “a few” of the Razorbacks did participate in Wednesday’s final spring practice pending an investigation of a reported altercation at a fraternity house on campus.
FAYETTEVILLE — Perhaps, the Arkansas Razorbacks say in retrospect, it’s better that heading into tonight’s start of a 3-game SEC series at Baum Stadium against South Carolina that they had to come back with four runs in the eighth to escape Grambling State 7-6 Tuesday night at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock than obliterate Grambling State as anticipated in a presumed nonconference mismatch.
FAYETTEVILLE — They all count equally, the three games in this Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Auburn Tigers SEC West series running Friday, Saturday night and Sunday afternoon at Baum Stadium.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas Razorbacks freshman starter Caleb Bolden threw a career long seven shutout innings, freshman left fielder Heston Kjerstad hit a measured 430-foot home run over the 25-feet tall Baum Stadium scoreboard into the back of the pond beyond the right-center field fence, and the Razorbacks played errorless defense defeating the University of Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks, 4-0 in Wednesday afternoon’s finale of a 2-game nonconference series.
FAYETTEVILLE — After Arkansas threw away an 8-4 lead in the ninth to trail 9-8 in the 10th, the University of Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks literally threw the game away with shortstop Joey Jordan’s game-ending bases-loaded throwing error in the Arkansas 10th handing the Razorbacks a 10-9 victory before 1,689 on a long, cold Tuesday night at Baum Stadium.
FAYETTEVILLE — Last playing at Baum Stadium completing a 3-game SEC sweep of Kentucky with their fans wearing more St. Patrick’s Day green than Razorbacks red, the Arkansas Razorbacks finally come home from one rainout short of what was supposed to be a 9-game road trip.
FAYETTEVILLE — Junior Katie Warrick drove in four runs and sophomore Autumn Storms picked up her second win in as many days as the 23rd-ranked Razorbacks registered an 8-2 victory Sunday over No. 20 Mississippi State to complete the first three-game sweep of a ranked opponent in program history. Arkansas improves to 28-6 overall with a 5-4 mark in SEC play.
FAYETTEVILLE — Most longtime successful athletic director’s working in University of Arkansas Razorbacks athletics have been comfortable with Arkansas and comfortable making Arkansans comfortable.
OXFORD, Miss. – After trailing by as much as six going into the seventh inning, the No. 5 Arkansas Razorbacks scored eight times over the seventh and eighth innings to pull within one of the No. 4 Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday afternoon. Unfortunately, the Hogs left the tying run on second base in the top of the ninth inning and fell to the Rebels, 11-10, suffering a tough series loss.
FAYETTEVILLE — Good friends off the field, Arkansas Razorbacks quarterbacks Ty Storey and Cole Kelley about can’t remember when they weren’t battling each other for playing time on it.
FAYETTEVILLE — Closing out its three-week home stand, the No. 23 University of Arkansas softball team hosts 20th-ranked Mississippi State in a three-game series that begins Friday at Bogle Park. First pitch of the opener is scheduled for 6 p.m. (CT). Admission is free with gates opening one hour prior to the start.
OXFORD, Miss. — It was a back and forth battle between No. 5 Arkansas and No. 4 Ole Miss Thursday night at Swayze Field, but the Razorbacks were able to get two big runs in the sixth inning to break a 4-4 tie and beat the Rebels, 6-4, for their fifth conference win of the year.
OXFORD, Miss. — The fifth-ranked Arkansas Razorback baseball team heads into the final stretch of its eight-game roadtrip this week as it begins a three-game series with the fourth-ranked Ole Miss Rebels on Wednesday at Swayze Field.
FAYETTEVILLE — Other than Monday doing laundry and attending University of Arkansas classes in Fayetteville, these baseball road Hogs have been on the road since last week’s UA spring break.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Redshirt senior Carson Shaddy came through with a big two-out hit in the top of the ninth inning to help No. 5 Arkansas win a roller coaster of a game with the Memphis Tigers, 8-7, at AutoZone Park Tuesday night. Arkansas and Memphis traded leads five times throughout the contest and all eight of the Hogs’ runs were driven in with two outs.
FAYETTEVILLE — Ten Arkansas Razorbacks from their football senior class of 2017 plus four Razorbacks from further back in the UA past auditioned at Monday’s Pro Day for NFL scouts assembled inside at the Walker Pavilion.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Senior Loren Krzysko powered the offense with a grand slam while Mary Haff and Autumn Storms combined for a one-hit shutout Sunday in the Razorbacks’ 4-0 win over Omaha. With its victory, Arkansas completed a five-game sweep of the Wooo Pig Classic and improved to 21-5 overall this season.
FAYETTEVILLE — Likely the fifth-ranked Arkansas Razorbacks will rate higher and surely the fourth-ranked Kentucky Wildcats plummet in the next Division1.com college baseball rankings.
FAYETTEVILLE — Having won 11 of their last 13 baseball games, all played at Baum Stadium including last week taking 2 out of 2 from Texas and sweeping three from nationally No. 4 Kentucky in both teams’ SEC season opener, the Arkansas Razorbacks likely wish they could just continue all games in Fayetteville.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Following last weekend's offensive explosion that saw the Arkansas baseball team score post 39 runs in the series against Kentucky, junior Jax Biggers was named the Southeastern Conference's Player of the Week, while freshman Casey Martin took the league’s Freshman of the Week honors. The pair led the Razorbacks to a 5-0 record on the week against the Longhorns and Wildcats, while the team tallied its most runs scored in an SEC series since 1997.
NEW ORLEANS -- Currently in his sixth season as the associate head coach for the No. 2 Arkansas women's track and field team, Chris Johnson has been named the 2018 National Women's Indoor Assistant Coach of the Year, announced Tuesday afternoon by the USTFCCCA.
FAYETTEVILLE — Some teams in tournaments unraveled against former Coach Nolan Richardson’s Razorbacks that Mike Anderson assisted and the Razorbacks that Anderson has coached since 2011-2012.
FAYETTEVILLE — His Razorbacks could have been placed in NCAA Tournament venues closer to Arkansas like Wichita, Dallas or Nashville, but Arkansas Coach Mike Anderson and senior guard and North Little Rock High grad gladly called Detroit home Sunday night for their Friday NCAA Tournament game against the Butler Bulldogs.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas shattered a 4-4 tie with three solo home runs in the seventh and a grand slam in the eight to foil the Kent State Golden Flashes, 11-4 in Sunday’s 49-degree chill attended by 3,049 at Baum Stadium.
Arkansas guard Jaylen Barford transformed himself from a below-average 3-pointer shooter a year ago to one of the best in the country from deep this season.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Due to weather forecasts calling for rain and potential thunderstorms in the Northwest Arkansas area on Saturday, game two of the three-game series between Arkansas and Kent State will be moved to Friday and be part of a double-header starting at 3 p.m. at Baum Stadium.
FAYETTEVILLE — Mike Anderson’s wardrobe reflects both the long term and immediate SEC Tournament goals he has for his Arkansas Razorbacks starting tonight at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
FAYETTEVILLE — The SEC’s men’s head basketball coaches recognized Arkansas Razorbacks 6-3 senior guards Jaylen Barford and Daryl Macon and 6-11 freshman center Daniel Gafford naming to their various All-SEC teams released Tuesday by the SEC Office in Birmingham, Ala.
FAYETTEVILLE — Unfortunately for the Arkansas Razorbacks they picked up Tuesday night in Fayetteville against the Colorado State Rams where they left off last Saturday night against the Houston Cougars in Houston.
FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas and SMU Football Coach Chad Morris have sufficiently dotted the contract i’s and crossed the t’s for Morris Wednesday afternoon officially to be announced as the Razorbacks new head football coach.
FAYETTEVILLE — ESPN will televise the Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Texas A&M Aggies SEC opener Sept. 23 and has set an 11 a.m. CDT kickoff time at the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
FAYETTEVILLE — Off last week’s Arkansas’ 49-7 season-opening suffocation of Florida A&M, and TCU’s 63-0 season-opening shutout last Saturday over Jackson State, the defensive staffs of both teams should have rested well this week.