Tuckerman formulates plan, but Episcopal still prevails
HOT SPRINGS -- Tuckerman Coach Josh Bateman figured he had the right game plan in place for Saturday night's Class 3A state championship game against Episcopal Collegiate.
The same formula Episcopal Collegiate has used to win games all season allowed it to reclaim its throne atop Class 3A on Saturday night.
Quitman holds Hector to 22 points on way to first title
Quitman Coach Tim Hooten had seen enough of Hector over the past 15 months to know what to expect in Saturday's Class 2A girls final, but even he didn't anticipate how dominant his team would be in rolling to its first state championship.
HOT SPRINGS -- It took three quarters for Hoxie to find a level of comfort offensively in Friday's Class 3A girls state championship game against Valley Springs, but the Lady Mustangs looked anything but uncomfortable in the fourth to pull off a come-from-behind victory.
It took a little longer than he had hoped, but Little Rock Hall Coach Jon Coleman finally got what he wanted out of his team Saturday against Marion.
With its senior leader saddled with foul trouble, Episcopal Collegiate got a huge boost from two freshmen to hold off Charleston on Saturday.
Little Rock Parkview suffered a huge loss before its season ever began when head coach William Hardiman was placed on administrative leave last week by the Little Rock School District concerning a personnel matter.
Defensive back Micahh Smith had a game plan during recruiting and he stuck with it, even with national signing date fast approaching back in January and not a single firm offer from a Power-5 program in hand.
Tamara Strawn didn't need a refresher course on the Benton and Sheridan softball rivalry when she took over the Lady Yellowjackets program in the summer of 2014, but today she'll get a chance to make her mark.
For a team that didn't have an impressive regular-season record, Mountain Home more than made up for it in last week's Class 6A state baseball tournament.