Lady Lions roar in opening state game

Gravette girls stun the Lady Redskins in first-round game in the Class 4A state tournament

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

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The sign on the bus, "State Bound" tells the story for Gravette's Lady Lions as they prepared to make the bus trip to Heber Springs after earning their first trip to state in ten years. Front row, from the left, Amanda White, Samantha Vanotterloo; second row, Shayenne Nichols, Jacqueline Kappel, Whitney DeWitt, Monica White and Jessica Bayley; back row, Destaney Wishon, Jacquelynn Janes, Kendra Meeker, Takara Waldrip, Shelby Newell, Kaitlyn Britton, Kayla Harrelson, Vanessa Moore and Brenna Sullivan.

The sign on the bus, "State Bound" tells the story for Gravette's Lady Lions as they prepared to make the bus trip to Heber Springs after earning their first trip to state in ten years. Front row, from the left, Amanda White, Samantha Vanotterloo; second row, Shayenne Nichols, Jacqueline Kappel, Whitney DeWitt, Monica White and Jessica Bayley; back row, Destaney Wishon, Jacquelynn Janes, Kendra Meeker, Takara Waldrip, Shelby Newell, Kaitlyn Britton, Kayla Harrelson, Vanessa Moore and Brenna Sullivan.
Photo by Dodie Evans

Gravette’s Lady Lions basketball girls turned what was a so-so season into an exciting trip to state competition where a first round win propelled them into the quarter-final round.


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Sports, Pages 9 on 03/09/2011

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