10 games of interest in Faulkner County

Sept. 5: Cabot at Conway: Two longtime rivals and 7A state powers open the season at John McConnell Stadium.

Sept. 5: LR Episcopal at Conway Christian: The game against one of 3A’s best teams last year could be an interesting gauge for CCS.

Sept 13: Bacone at Hendrix: First night football game in Warrior history.

Sept 27: Doubleheader, Birmingham-Southern at Hendrix and Nicholls State at UCA: One of the rare times to catch parts of both Faulkner County teams. But with 1 p.m. and 3 p.m starts, It will be hard to watch all of both. Conference opener for Bears.

Oct 3: Morrilton at Vilonia: Pivotal home test for the Eagles early in conference play.

Oct. 10: Barton at Mayflower: Possibly the biggest game in Mayflower this season.

Oct. 17: Alma at Conway: Airedales and Wampus play a conference game for the first time.

Oct 25: Northwestern State at UCA: Homecoming for the Bears.

Nov. 1: Centre at Hendrix: Warriors take on one of the Southern Athletic Association’s projected top teams.

Nov. 6: Vilonia at Greenbrier: County rivals Vilonia and Greenbrier go at it in a Thursday night game.


Greenbrier opens against Beebe at War Memorial Stadium, Tuesday, Sept. 2.

Of major interest for UCA fans will be on Oct. 4, when the Bears travel to Nacogdoches to take on Stephen F. Austin, a team coached by former UCA coach Clint Conque.



Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:20

Sports roundup: UCA baseball, tennis, Hendrix baseball

Mark Moyer, a redshirt freshman from Russellville who missed the 2016 season with an arm injury, went the distance, allowing just five hits and striking out four to record UCA’s first complete game of the season to lead the University of Central Arkansas to a run-rule, 10-0 victory New Orleans University in the runner game of the three-game series Sunday at Bear Stadium.

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