UALR hosts governor’s debate
October 7, 2014 – 10:25 pm | No Comment

On Tuesday, October 7, 2014 the University of Arkansas at Little Rock hosted a gubernatorial debate between Republican governor candidate Asa Hutchinson and Democratic governor candidate Mike Ross.

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Timeout! The changing landscape of college sports and the NBA playoffs begin
April 18, 2014 – 11:04 am | One Comment
Timeout! The changing landscape of college sports and the NBA playoffs begin

 
This is it!! This will be my final time addressing you guys here in our paper and I’m not short of topics to discuss. The most important on my list is the beginning of …

Balls stops bouncing on the season for UALR basketball
April 18, 2014 – 10:58 am | 2 Comments
Balls stops bouncing on the season for UALR basketball

 
 
 
 
 
Trojan men’s basketball team took resiliency to overtime this season
 

The UALR Trojan men’s basketball team’s 2013-2014 season came to an end in record-setting fashion with a 116-114 quadruple-overtime loss to Arkansas State in the …

Caution: No Trojans at play
April 18, 2014 – 10:40 am | One Comment
Caution: No Trojans at play

 
Women’s softball, women and men’s tennis, men’s water polo and of course the beloved sport of football, what do these sports have in common other than the fact that they all require a ball …

Baseball brawl brings bevy of bad broadcasts
April 16, 2014 – 1:47 pm | 2 Comments
Baseball brawl brings bevy of bad broadcasts

 
 
The old saying goes that any publicity is good publicity, but in this case university officials may disagree with that notion.

Ball bounces in a new in-state rilvary: ‘It’s on’
March 30, 2014 – 11:00 pm | One Comment

The UALR Trojan men’s basketball team will get a highly anticipated opponent on their schedule for the first time ever when it plays the Arkansas Razorbacks at the Jack Stephens Center to open the …

Timeout! The Madness of March is upon us…
March 14, 2014 – 12:29 pm | 2 Comments
Timeout! The Madness of March is upon us…

 
 
What is March Madness? Is it an illness that afflicts college students in the month of March, robbing them of their ability to concentrate on anything school-related other than the fact that …

Big Senior Night for Taylor Ford
March 14, 2014 – 12:27 pm | Comments Off

 
 
 
The UALR Lady Trojan basketball team got a career performance by senior Taylor Ford on Senior Night in a 72-62 victory over ULM on Saturday, March 8 at the Jack Stephens Center.

Men’s basketball team can’t get over the hump on Senior Day
March 11, 2014 – 1:37 pm | Comments Off
Men’s basketball team can’t get over the hump on Senior Day

 
 
 
A furious second-half comeback by the UALR Trojan men’s basketball team ended with the team coming up short, as the team lost 66-65 to the ULM Warhawks on Senior Night, Mar. 8, at the Jack …

College ID camp provides college experience, college-level training sessions for up-and-coming athletes
March 11, 2014 – 12:22 pm | Comments Off

 
The UALR Trojan soccer team had its annual College ID Camp for 2014 on Feb.28-Mar.2. Participating campers had the chance to experience college-level training on the UALR campus, despite winter weather that forced some …

UALR Baseball team wins back to back games at home
March 11, 2014 – 11:39 am | Comments Off

 

The Trojans were back at it again with home victories against the UIC Flames and the IPFW Mastodons on Friday Feb. 28 and Saturday March 1.

Timeout: The NFL contemplates penalty for using the ‘n-word’ on the field
February 27, 2014 – 3:37 pm | Comments Off
Timeout: The NFL contemplates penalty for using the ‘n-word’ on the field

I have to hijack this column once again this week to write about a serious topic. For those looking for my usual sports-themed levity, tune in next issue.

I watched a …

Lady Trojans’ strong second half nets fourth straight win
February 27, 2014 – 3:30 pm | One Comment
Lady Trojans’ strong second half nets fourth straight win

 
 
Two teams heading in different directions met and then continued on their respective paths Saturday evening as the UALR Lady Trojans defeated the UT Arlington Lady Mavericks 69-60 Saturday Feb. 22 at the Jack …

Trojans sweep the Bluejays in season-opening series
February 27, 2014 – 2:44 pm | Comments Off
Trojans sweep the Bluejays in season-opening series

 
The UALR baseball team started the season on a positive note by defeating Creighton on opening weekend at Gary Hogan Field.
Game one of the series was on Valentine’s Day, but no love was shown between …

Trojans go down again, but not without a fight
February 27, 2014 – 2:34 pm | Comments Off
Trojans go down again, but not without a fight

 
The Trojan men’s basketball team suffered its third-straight home loss, this time coming against the UT Arlington Mavericks. The Trojans not only lost the game 75-71, but also lost leading-scorer and rebounder Will Neighbour to injury.
The …