• Razorbacks

    Arkansas takes down Eastern Illinois 3-2 in Sunday action

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – After totaling 27 runs and 32 hits in Saturday’s lopsided 15-7 and 12-3 doubleheader sweep,  the nationally No. 12 reigning national runner-up Arkansas Razorbacks needed a shortstop caught sacrifice fly, three sacrifice bunts and finally Heston Kjerstad’s  ninth-inning RBI single to escape the Eastern Illinois Panthers, 3-2 Sunday at Baum-Walker Stadium. Sunday’s success before 2,382 again braving temperatures in the 30s las they did Saturday  completed the SEC  Razorbacks’ 3-game…

    Read More »
  • Razorbacks

    Big MSU second-half dooms Arkansas 77-67 Saturday

    By Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – One of Arkansas worst ever second halves stretches at Walton Arena doomed the Razorbacks to a 77-67 SEC defeat Saturday night to the Mississippi State Bulldogs. The Razorbacks, leading 38-32 at half and scoring the first two points of the second half on Daniel Gafford free throws, for a 40-32 lead, went cold and kept turning it over during a 23-1 Mississippi State run before Mason Jones, adding a…

    Read More »
  • Razorbacks

    Baseball Hogs sweep Eastern Illinois on Saturday

    By Otis Kirk (Nate Allen Sports) FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas and Connor Noland defeated Eastern Illinois 12-3 Saturday in the second game of a double header at Baum-Walker Stadium before 4,809 fans. Noland, a true freshman right-hander from Greenwood, pitched 4.2 innings exiting with the bases loaded and two outs in the top of the fifth with the Hogs leading 4-0. Kole Ramage came in and gave up a walk and infield hit to allow two…

    Read More »
  • Razorbacks

    Dungee’s 41 can’t save UA women against Auburn 75-72

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – Chelsea Dungee revived Arkansas’ women from a 17-point deficit for a brief, 71-70 lead with 1:39 left. But even Dungee’s 32-points second-half finishing a career high 41 points, playing all 40 minutes couldn’t avert the Razorbacks’ fourth consecutive SEC defeat. The Auburn Tigers edged the Razorbacks, 75-72 Sunday afternoon at Walton Arena partially blocking Dungee’s shot with seven seconds left and Arkansas trailing, 72-71 before the Tigers closed sinking three…

    Read More »
  • Razorbacks

    Razorback men hold off Vandy 69-66 late Tuesday night

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – Daniel Gafford and Isaiah Joe combined for 46 Arkansas points but it took Keyshawn Embery-Simpson, and Mason Jones scoring the last five between Jalen Harris taking a charge for the Razorbacks to overcome last-place Vanderbilt, 69-66 in Tuesday night’s SEC game at Walton Arena. The Razorbacks lost a 10-point lead on an 11-0 Vanderbilt run during the second half and trailed, 66-64 when Commodores senior Joe Toye drilled a three…

    Read More »
  • Razorbacks

    Sunday wasn’t super for UA women in 87-79 loss to SC

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – For three quarters that included a game-opening 9-0 lead, Razorbacks Chelsea Dungee and Malica Monk’s ultimately career scoring highs kept Arkansas’ unranked upstart women ahead of nationally No. 16 second in the SEC South Carolina. But with a 9-0 run fueling the explosive Gamecocks’ 35-23 fourth quarter, South Carolina overcame Arkansas’ 39-33 halftime lead and 56-52 third-quarter lead to defeat the Razorbacks, 87-79 Sunday afternoon at Walton Arena. Sophomore Dungee,…

    Read More »
  • Razorbacks

    UA women lose out in third quarter, lose game 80-72

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas’ 43-38 halftime lead over Georgia disappeared during the third quarter and so did the Razorbacks’ four-game winning streak in SEC women’s basketball. Georgia’s 24-12 third quarter carried the Bulldogs to an 80-72 SEC victory over Arkansas Thursday night at Walton Arena. Arkansas wrought a valiant 2-women offensive effort from Chelsea Dungee’s game-high 28 points and Malica Monk’s 19, but they couldn’t overcome Georgia’s superior size and strength, outrebounding Arkansas,…

    Read More »
  • Razorbacks

    Arkansas men hold off Georgia in 70-60 thriller

    By Otis Kirk for the Nate Allen Sports Service Arkansas defeated Georgia 70-60 Tuesday night in Bud Walton Arena. The Razorbacks held a narrow 31-29 lead at intermission thanks to a steal and layup by Jalen Harris with :03 remaining. Mason Jones had tied the game at 29 on a three-point basket with 19 seconds remaining in the opening half. Arkansas (12-8, 3-4) won the game despite star forward Daniel Gafford battling foul trouble much…

    Read More »
  • Razorbacks

    Ranked #1, UA women’s indoor track off to strong start

    Nate Allen SportsFAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas’ nationally No. 1 NCAA Indoor track women ran away with the 10-team Razorback Invitational that Arkansas’ men’s and women’s teams hosted at the Randal Tyson Indoor Track.Though team scores don’t mean much in meets besides the conference and NCAA championships (Arkansas hosts the SEC Indoor Feb. 22-23 while the NCAA Indoor awaits March 8-9 in Birmingham, Ala.) Coach Lance Harter’s women dominated with 145.5 points to 101 for runner-up Oregon…

    Read More »
  • Razorbacks

    UA Women continue on roll; roll back Tide 72-61

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – Include the Alabama Crimson Tide as the most recently rolled by the Arkansas Razorbacks 3-game roll through SEC women’s basketball. Off an 83-52 SEC win last week over Vanderbilt at Walton Arena and a huge 80-79 victory over perpetual power Tennessee Monday night in Knoxville, Tenn., Coach Mike Neighbors’ Razorbacks advanced a 33-29 halftime advantage up to 17 with 57 seconds left in the fourth quarter before the Tide scored…

    Read More »
  • Razorbacks

    Arkansas survives Missouri with late win 72-60 Wednesday

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas started abominably again but this time finished with a flourish to beat Missouri, 72-60 late Wednesday night at Walton Arena. Breaking their 4-game SEC free fall which appeared headed for a fifth straight defeat starting in a 12-2 hole deepened to down 17-4, the Razorbacks rallied to trail just 34-32 at half. Then after quickly taking a second-half lead they only once relinquished briefly, though then mostly jus barely…

    Read More »
  • Razorbacks

    UA women coast to win over Vandy on Sunday 83-62

    Nate Allen Sports FAYETTEVILLE – With Arkansas senior reserve guard Raven Northcross-Baker of Malvern especially shortening Vanderbilt’s short bench, the Razorbacks made short work of the visiting Commodores in Sunday’s SEC women’s basketball game at Walton Arena. Arkansas jumped to a 21-9 lead for the 10-minute first quarter and mounted a 17-0 second-quarter run towards its 47-20 halftime lead and coasted to a 83-62 victory. Sunday’s success advances Arkansas to 13-5 overall/ 2-2 in the…

    Read More »