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Winter Hitting Clinic
Horatio High School will host a winter hitting clinic on Friday, December 27th for baseball players ages 7-13 at Horatio High School’s Lane Field.
Cost of the camp is $45 and the camp will run from 9:00 am-12:00 pm. The fundamentals of hitting will be stressed and players who pre-register before Dec. 21st will receive a free camp t-shirt.
A limited number of spaces are available. To register or for more information call Lance Spigner@ (870) 381-7285.
Fundraising Basketball Tournament
Sevier County Relay for Life teams are hosting a basketball tournament at the Lockesburg gym on Saturday, December 14th. Cost is $20 per player and you must have at least 7 players on your team. Grand prize is $700 cash. Text Rosetta at 903-278-4691 to enter. First 12 paying teams will be accepted.
Tourney rescheduledThe Panther Softball Boosters have rescheduled their Whiffle Ball Tournament Fundraiser for Saturday, Dec. 14th at 1:00 P.M. For further information, contact a Panther Softball player or Co. Cunningham.
PIGSKIN PICK 'EM WEEK 12
"In a weekend packed with upsets, Jason Dobbs missed three contests, and claims the $100 prize for Week twelve of the Southwest Arkansas Radio Pigskin Pick 'em contest. Four other Contestants also missed three, but Jason wins the tie breaker between Arkansas and Mississippi State, missing by only 10 points with the score of 31 to 20. Congratulations Jason Dobbs, winner of our final week of Southwest Arkansas Pigskin Pick’em Contest.
PIGSKIN PICK 'EM WEEK 11
"In a weekend packed with upsets, Johnny Chambers
missed only one contest, and claims the $100 prize for Week Eleven of
the Southwest Arkansas Radio Pigskin Pick 'em contest. Johnny missed
only the Stanford - USC contest, while every other contestant missed two
or more games. Congratulations to Johnny Chambers!
DIERKS PLAYOFF GAME INFORMATION
In the AAA sponsored playoff game at Dierks this
Friday, only AAA passes can be recognized. No local passes can be used
at the playoff games. The admission set by the AAA is $6.00 per person
and the game starts at 7:00pm
DAVIS SIGNS WITH OBU
De Queen High School Senior Ashley Davis signed to play softball with the Ouachita Baptist University Tigers in Arkadelphia. Ashley is the daughter of Alan & Stephanie Davis of Lockesburg.
Ashley pictured with her parents, Alan & Stephanie, her brother, Jeffery Davis, & softball Coaches, Tracy Neely & Lesley Simmons.
PIGSKIN PICK 'EM WEEK TEN
weekend full of upsets, we had two contestants submit perfect
entries in Week Ten of the Southwest Arkansas Radio Pigskin Pick 'em
contest. Mark Lazarus and Billy Martin both hit all ten games
correctly. Going to the Arkansas tiebreaker score, the Hogs lost at
Ole Miss Saturday 34-24. Mark Lazarus picked the Rebels 38-24,
missing by only four points. Billy Martin predicted Ole Miss by a
margin of 24-20, off by 14 points. So congratulations to Mark
Lazarus winner of $100 cash this week!
HORATIO PEE WEE FOOTBALL
The Horatio 3rd and 4th grade pee wee football team played for it all on November 9, 2013 under the lights against the Nashville Scrappers. The Lions won the Super Bowl with a final score of 24-8.
Photos courtesy of Windee Hall
De Queen Girls Second and Boys Third at State Cross Country
The De Queen Lady Leopards finished second, while the Leopards ran third at the Class 5A State Cross Country Meet Saturday, November 9th on the infield at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs.
The Lady Leopards finished with 101 points, far behind the winning team from Little Rock Christian at 33 points. Erin Mitchell finished 12th on the 5K course with a time of 21:51. Suri Dominguez ran 16th with a time of 22:23.
The Leopards finished third in the boys division with 77 points. Harrison won the championship with 33 points. Vilonia was second with 69. Diego Martinez paced the Leopards with an 8th place finish in a time of 17:23. Edgar Zamora came in 11th place at 17:35. Ricardo Martinez was 13th at 17:35 on the 5K course.
The De Queen Cross Country squads are coached by Dennis Chaney and Brian Van Winkle.
De Queen Cubs 35 Hope 8
The De Queen Junior High Cubs raced to a 35-0 lead, and cruised to a 35-8 win over Hope at Hammond Stadium in Hope Tuesday night. After recovering a Hope fumble on their first possession, the Cubs moved 62 yards in two plays. Drew Dykes connected with Brady Winship on a six yard scoring pass. The score was set up on a 56 yard pass from Dykes to Maurice Moore. Dykes had three touchdown passes on the night. Dykes hit Leonardo Dominguez on a 12 yard score. The Cubs also returned the second half kick-off 75 yards for a touchdown. The Cubs capped the scoring on a 47 yard interception return by Dominguez. The Cubs finish the season with a record of 7-2.
YOUTH BASKETBALL REGISTRATION
Ashdown City Park Basketball Registration is being held November 1st through November 15th for ages K through 6th grade. Go by Ashdown City Hall to fill out the registration form. For more information call David Bearden, Ashdown Parks Superintendent, at 870-898-2907.
HORATIO PEE WEE FOOTBALL
The Horatio 3rd & 4th grade pee wee football team is getting ready to play in the super bowl on November 9. This team finished the regular season with a 9-1 season
PEE WEE FOOTBALL SEASON ENDS
The De Queen 6th Grade Pee Wee Football team finished up their season against Ashdown Monday Night "Under The Lights"
De Queen Teams Sweep 5A South Cross Country Title
The De Queen Leopards and Lady Leopards won the 5A South Conference Cross Country championships Wednesday, October 23rd at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia. The Leopards scored a perfect 15 points by taking the top four places. Diego Martinez won the individual title in the boys division with a time of 16:40 in the 5K. Ricardo Martinez was runner-up. Edgar Zamora finished third. Scott Maya took fourth. Luis Gonzalez came in sixth.
In the girls division, the Lady Leopards took team honors with a score of 20. Suri Dominguez finished second with a time of 21:44 in the 5K. Erin Mitchell came in third. Seleni Rojas claimed fourth. Martha Mosqueda ran fifth. Marjle McLelland took sixth.The De Queen Cross Country teams are coached by Dennis Chaney and Brian Van Winkle.
The Leopards and Lady Leopards compete at a Cross Country meet in Acorn Monday afternoon, as they prepare for the 5A State Meet on Saturday, November 9th on the infield at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs. Top challengers for De Queen in the State Meet are expected to be Little Rock Christian, Vilonia, the boys from Harrison, and the girls from Batesville.
EARLY DAM RUN 2013
The weather held off Saturday for the 3rd annual Early Dam Run at De Queen Lake sponsored by the De Queen-Sevier County Chamber of Commerce. Seventy-one runners braved the humid, misty weather to complete the 5 k's revised route due to the lake closing.
Fastest runner was Ricardo Martinez, 17, of De Queen with a time of 18:05. Youngest runner was eight year old Samuel Baker from Ashdown with a time of 34:03. Oldest runner was Bob Campbell, age 74, who completed the course with a time of 33:43.
Thanks to Sevier County Rural Water Department for allowing the Chamber
to use their facility.
Tour de Queen
The third annual Tour de Queen was held Saturday, October 5th with 24 registered riders.
There are many health benefits to be derived from cycling. Here is an example:
Clay Hunter drove here from Mt. Pleasant, TX, traveling about 87 miles. Clay stayed over night in a motel. He had planned to bring his family and camp at the De Queen Lake. But with the shut down of the camping areas he could not. Clay rode the 37 mile route.
Below are pictures of Clay. He wore socks with pink on them honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
He is a Army veteran, works full time, and is going to college. He is married with two sons.
Clay began cycling to help him lose weight. Which he did and got off all the medication he was taking for high blood pressure and diabetes. Now he is an avid cyclist and a member of the Edge City Cycling Club of Texarkana.
Ballistix wins USSSA State
Ballistix wins USSSA State
10/5/2013 at Russellville
Week Nine Pigskin Pick ‘em
Most everybody missed the Monday Night Football contest.... as the
Chicago Bears upset the Packers in Green Bay....but we still had ONE
perfect entry in Week Nine of the Southwest Arkansas Radio Pigskin Pick
‘em contest. Kara Graves of Mena nailed all ten contests perfectly and
wins $100 cash!
PIGSKIN PICK 'EM WEEK 8
"There were TWO perfect entries in week eight of the Southwest Arkansas Radio Pigskin Pick 'em contest. Kathy Parr and Roy Rogers, Jr. both nailed ten out of ten! So we go to the Dallas -Detroit tiebreaker score as the Lions nipped the Cowboys 31-30 Sunday. Roy Rogers, Jr. picked the Lions 38-31, missing by only eight points. Kathy Parr predicted 28-10, off by 23. So Roy Rogers, Jr. wins $100 cash in week eight. We had 13 entries with only one miss in week eight.
PIGSKIN PICK 'EM WEEK SEVEN
In another weekend packed with upsets, we had three contestants who
missed just one game each in Week Seven of the Southwest Arkansas Radio
Pigskin Pick 'em Contest. Thomas Jones, Jonathan Lindsey, and Debra
Lambrecht missed one game each. Thomas and Debra both missed LSU-Ole
Miss, while Coach Lindsey missed Camden Fairview-De Queen. So going to the Arkansas tie-breaker
score with the Hogs losing 52-0 at Alabama Saturday night, Debra Lambrecht predicted 48-7, missing by just 11 points. Jonathan
Lindsey guessed 49-10, off by only 13 points. Thomas Jones picked the
Tide by a 41-14 margin, missing by 25. So congratulations to Debra
Lambrecht winner of the $100 cash prize for Week Seven.
WEEK SIX PIGSKIN PICK 'EM
In a weekend full of
upsets, we had four listeners submit entries with only two misses in
week six of the Southwest Arkansas Radio Pigskin Pick 'em contest.
Charles Buck, Bob Edgin, Harold Coogan, and Patti Boone missed only two
contests over the weekend. Going to the Arkansas tie-breaker score, the
Hogs lost to South Carolina Saturday 52-7. Charles Buck predicted 41-10,
missing by only 14 points. Bob Edgin guessed 34-24, off by 35. Patti
Boone tabbed the Gamecocks 28-24, missing by 41. Harold Coogan predicted
31-28, off by 42 points. So Charles Buck wins the $100 cash prize for
week six! By the way, the most missed contest over the weekend was
PERFECT SCORE FOR WEEK FIVE!
There was ONE perfect entry in Week Five of the Southwest Arkansas Radio
Pigskin Pickem contest. Scott Kimmel nailed all ten games correctly!
Congratulations to Scott Kimmel, winner of $100 cash in Week Five. We
had 12 entries who missed just one game including: John Chambers,
Marilyn Baker, Donnie Harris, Debra Lambrecht, Michele Roberts, Peggy
Keener, James Howard, Tawana Ricker, Patti Boone, Roy Rogers, Sonny
Kimmel, and Cheryl Huston.