The Sideline: Steve McRoberts new volleyball coach at Ole Miss

Also Conway White and Greenbrier 7th basketball

McRoberts new coach at Ole Miss

Former University of Central Arkansas volleyball coach Steve McRoberts is the new volleyball coach at Ole Miss.

McRoberts, who compiled a 146-58 record from 2005-10 at UCA, led the Sugar Bears to back-to-back Southland Conference titles in 2009-2010. He was SLC Coach of the Year three times.

He spent the last three seasons at Tulsa University, leading the Golden Hurricane to two C-USA regular-season titles, a tournament championship and two NCAA appearances.

Conway White teams lose twice

North Little Rock defeated Conway White, 54-41, Thursday in ninth-grade boys basketball.

Junior Williams led the Kittens (5-6, 1-1) with 13 points.

Wednesday, Pulaski Academy handed Conway White (9-1) its first defeat of the season, 48-36.

Joe Thomas led Conway with nine points.

Greenbrier 7th grade girls split with Searcy

Searcy defeated Greenbrier, 21-16, Thursday in seventh-grade girls basketball.

Jayden Glover led Greenbrier with six points. Lanie Ford added three. Shelby Coats, Payton Freeling and Kailey Hamilton had two. Claire Drewry added one.

Greenbrier won the B game, 12-9. Sara McGee scored four points. Katie Acre, Kailey Hamilton and Seaana Reynolds added two.


Fri, 02/24/2017 - 20:33

Guy-Perkins moves to finals of regional tournament

MOUNT VERNON – The Guy-Perkins boys’ 66-63 win over Shirley in the semifinals of the Region 1A 3 Boys Tournament was nothing short of nail-biting excitement.

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Fri, 02/24/2017 - 19:37

Sports roundup: MV-Enola, CCS, Hendrix and CBC basketball

With the score tied at 25 in the third quarter Friday, Mount Vernon-Enola’s Lady Warhawks found another gear on their home court Friday.

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Fri, 02/24/2017 - 16:53

UCA basketball celebrates Senior Day

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 16:47

Hendrix sweeps top SAA honors