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“To finish.” Two simple words which, by all accounts, imply completion of a task. For the University of Arkansas at Monticello, that has been more way difficult than football coach Hud Jackson would...
Football fanatics, the time has come. All three area schools kick off their regular seasons this weekend but only one plays at home. Monticello visits Ashdown in a classic Class 4A matchup, Drew...
In her third season already, University of Arkansas at Monticello volleyball coach Kelly Burdeau is looking for marked improvement in her Cotton Blossoms. She’ll get a chance to find out early, as...
Some decisions in life are what are called “no-brainers.” Such a conclusion has been reached by those who vote on the University of Arkansas at Monticello Sports Hall of Fame. In one of the best...
It’s kind of surprising but University of Arkansas at Monticello head volleyball coach Kelly Burdeau is already preparing for her third season at the Cotton Blossom helm. After a 12-17 overall record...
MYSA fall soccer registration is here The Monticello Youth Soccer Association is in the middle of fall soccer registration for girls and boys ages 3-17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at McCloy City Park on...
Numbers mean things to many people. For instance, the phase, “third time’s a charm” is very popular. Depending on the situation, the number 13 can be lucky or unlucky, according to superstitions....
At this time of year, football coaches are fond of telling their teams two things: “Everybody’s 0-0” and “Preseason polls aren’t worth the paper they’re printed on.” Oh, and “The games are played on...
Three Monticellonians were among the 101 individuals who received permits for a chance at harvesting an alligator this year. Last Wednesday afternoon, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission finally...
Just a week after placing 34 student-athletes on the Great American Conference winter/spring All-Academic team, the volleyball squad at the University of Arkansas at Monticello has been named to the...
Consistency in any sport, whether individual or team, is something for which to be sought. In a team sport that is made up of a bunch of individual performances, that stability shows over time. For...
Four months after a record-setting season ended, the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s men’s basketball team is still receiving awards. Only this time, it had nothing to do with the Boll Weevils...
Especially on the Division II and below, a student attends college and plays athletics, not the other way around—with very few exceptions. For that large group, the NCAA coined the term “student-...
Webster would have trouble describing what the Monticello Marlins did at the Donald W. Reynolds Invitational in Warren last Saturday. Dictionary definitions for the three words that immediately come...
The University of Arkansas at Monticello Boll Weevils captured their second consecutive Great American Conference Baseball Tournament championship Sunday with a 6-1 win over Henderson State...
ARKADELPHIA—When Alvy Early and Norm DeBriyn were playing fastpitch softball together in the early 1970s, it’s a good bet neither was thinking far enough down the road to envision what happened last...
If this is a dream, it’s likely Kyle Tolin and his now No. 22-ranked University of Arkansas at Monticello men’s basketball Boll Weevils never want to wake up. After two more victories last week, UAM...
Billies come from behind to claim hard-fought win In a game where neither team deserved to lose, Monticello fought back from a 15-point halftime deficit to post a 70-67 victory over Drew Central...
The University of Arkansas at Monticello softball team has been picked sixth overall in the 2017 Great American Conference preseason poll, released by the conference on Tuesday. The Blossoms are...

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