UALR athletic director Chris Peterson under fire for ‘insensitive’ comments
September 11, 2014 – 2:43 pm | No Comment

On Sept. 2, UALR Athletic Director Chris Peterson resigned without giving any reason why on the matter. He will remain in the position until Sept. 15. In Peterson’s contract, his yearly salary with the school …

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To tweet or not to tweet? (Opposed)
September 24, 2012 – 12:17 pm | 2 Comments

Twitter is a great way to keep up with friends, current events, and networking, but some coaches fear it is not for their players and they cannot use it.
Many student athletes around the country are …

On-campus sports complex opens for play
August 22, 2012 – 12:51 pm | Comments Off

The UALR soccer team won’t have to carpool to Burns Park in North Little Rock for practices or games anymore.   On Wednesday Aug. 1, the UALR soccer team began practicing on their brand-new outdoor Recreation …

Campus offers substance abuse cessation help
April 8, 2012 – 1:34 pm | Comments Off

Just as there are students abusing other substances, there are services on the UALR campus for students who have used prescription drugs.
Vanessa Lewis, coordinator of health promotion, programs and education, leads the university’s health promotion …

Baseball player has career series
March 15, 2012 – 10:03 pm | Comments Off
Baseball player has career series

The Trojans visited the University of Tennessee at Martin for a three-game series the weekend of March 2 and for senior outfielder Sean Bignall, it’s a weekend he won’t soon forget.

Gary Hogan Field gets an upgrade
February 17, 2012 – 5:01 pm | Comments Off
Gary Hogan Field gets an upgrade

With the UALR Baseball season right around the corner, head coach Scott Norwood and his staff are preparing the team for a new season. The first thing fans will notice this season when arriving to …

Instructor encourages organization, research
February 17, 2012 – 1:26 pm | Comments Off

Trakenya Dobbins, a personal awareness instructor at UALR, gave a distinctive discussion on Feb. 6 about the steps students or graduates should take in order to have an organized and successful career path.

Redbones brings Cajun to the Rock
February 1, 2012 – 3:21 pm | One Comment
Redbones brings Cajun to the Rock

If you are craving Cajun style food and can’t get to Louisiana, RedBones Downtown restaurant located in the River Market is the place for you. It gives you just the right spice and flavor to …

Trojan Spotlight: Myles Parma
November 2, 2011 – 6:02 pm | Comments Off

When you watch junior Myles Parma play baseball you would never think he came to UALR as a walk- on player.

Trojan Spotlight – David Guarno
October 13, 2011 – 7:00 pm | One Comment

Since the first time he picked up a baseball, David Guarno said he has been in love with the game.

Education, not basketball, is number one
October 10, 2011 – 1:35 pm | Comments Off
Education, not basketball, is number one

For Will Neighbour, basketball has always been a passion. A native of Great Britain, he always knew he wanted to play basketball. He played for Great Britain on the international stage and to him that …

Athlete Spotlight: Luis Cedeno
October 7, 2011 – 12:55 pm | One Comment
Athlete Spotlight: Luis Cedeno

Playing in the U.S. Amateur is a dream many golfers have growing up.
UALR sophomore golfer Luis Cedeno was fortunate enough to earn a spot in the 2011 championship after shooting 3-under-par at the TPC Blue …

No substitute for experience
September 23, 2011 – 2:43 pm | Comments Off

“It was a combination of feeling really excited and feeling very honored,” said men’s golf head coach Wyn Norwood, about his recent time in China.
Not only did Norwood have the honor of coaching Team USA …

From UALR TO China
September 17, 2011 – 9:53 pm | Comments Off
From UALR TO China

While the semester was getting started, junior Nicklaus Benton and UALR men’s golf head coach Wyn Norwood were in China, representing the USA at the 2011 World University Games in Shenzen, China, near Hong Kong. …

Former adversary joins basketball staff
September 16, 2011 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
Former adversary joins basketball staff

There is a new albeit familiar face on campus in the UALR Athletic Department. Head basketball coach Steve Shields hired former University of Louisiana-Lafayette head coach Robert Lee after former assistant coach Joe Golding …