S Private schools decry state athletic rules n Arkansas association prohibits play with nonmember schools

Decatur boys basketball coach John Unger was contacting teams last year to fill a tournament when he decided to invite Providence Academy in Rogers. It seemed like a good idea since Providence is an area team and Unger has a good relationship with Providence coach Austin Bivens. Providence wanted to play, but the private Christian school never boarded the bus for the 30-minute ride to Decatur. Continue Reading »

S Decatur ready for first football games

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S Lady Pioneers prepare for new season with new coach

GENTRY -- With a new coach and an energetic team, the Lady Pioneers are busy preparing for the upcoming volleyball season. Continue Reading »

S Lifting Mass, Building Muscle

Photo by Randy Moll Gentry senior Jon Brown lifts weights, with Phillip Montgomery spotting, during practice in the Pioneer Activities Complex on Aug. 6. The weightlifting time was a part of football practice for members of the Pioneer football squad. Continue Reading »

S Gravette ready for 2014 football season

GRAVETTE -- With the summer drawing to a close and school to begin Aug. 18, one thing is certain: it is time once again for Lions football. Continue Reading »

S Mr. Urquidi goes to Oklahoma City

DECATUR -- With his senior year about to begin and the dream of playing Division I ball looming on the horizon, Decatur basketball star Mario Urquidi made a trip to Oklahoma City to attend a four-day basketball camp July 22-26. Urquidi attended the camp with the hope of becoming a better player both on and off the court. Continue Reading »

S Borgeteien-James helps team take championship

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S Agility Training

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