recruiting conference moved to Wingo Hall
The Wednesday news conference in which University of Central Arkansas football coach Clint Conque and his staff will introduce the 2013 signing class has been moved from the Hall of Fame Room at Estes Stadium to the Board of Trustees room at Wingo Hall.
The move was made so Conque could use digital technology to introduce the new signees.
It will begin at 3 p.m. The public is invited and refreshments will be served.
go 1, 3 in vault
FAYETTEVILLE — Kyle Wyatt of Vilonia won the pole vault and his brother, Trey, finished third in the 5A-7A division last weekend in the state high school indoor track championships here.
Kyle Wyatt won with a vault of 15-4. Trey Wyatt had a vault of 14-4.
The Eagles’ Houston Cotton won the 60-meter hurdles. Vilonia’s boys finished seventh in the 4x400 relay.
The Eagles finished seventh in the boys division with 31 points. Rogers Heritage won with 66 points.
In the girls division, Rebecca Brandon finished third in the shot put at 34-075. The Lady Eagles finished in a tie for 15th with Nettleton with 15 points. Bentonville won the division with 88.5 points.
UCA’s Louis wins 3,000 meters
CARBONDALE, Ill. — Corentin Louis paced the University of Central Arkansas men with a first-place finish in the 3,000 meter run on Saturday at the SIU Invitational. Jasmine Ellis turned in a third-place finish in the 60 meter hurdles to lead the UCA women.
Louis ran an 8:34.61 to win the 3,000 meters, and also turned in a second-place finish in the mile run. UCA’s James Leonard took fourth in the event (4:21.71), while Amos Gerber was eighth (4:26.91). Chance Tanner was second in the 400 meters in a time of 49.83 and fourth in the 200 (22.68), while Leonard was fifth in the 800 meters (1:57.62). Elvis Steward finished third in the long jump (23-0) and fourth in the triple jump (44-5.25). Daniel Reese was third in the pole vault (15-1) and Benjamin Jordan was sixth (13-7.25). Tray Carter fnished fourth in the long jump (22-10.5).
On the women’s side, Ellis jumped 18-5 for third place in the long jump, with Alex Dorch placing sixth (18-3). April Martin finished fourth in the triple jump (37-1) and Dorch was fourth (36-4.25). Ellis also finished tied for sixth in the high jump (5-0.25) with teammate Megan Snow, while Maya Minter was 10th (5-0.25).
In the 60 meters, Tanesha Maxwell was sixth (7.9), while Jean Black followed Ellis in fourth place in the 60-meter hurdles (9.16). Khadijah Smith finished fifth in the 400 meters (59.07) and fifth in the 200 meters (25.39), and Jordan Chadwick was 10th in the 800 meters (2:22.53). Maxwell added a sixth-place finish in the 200 meters (25.55). Erika Setzler was ninth in the 3,000 meters (10:40.18).