Students encouraged to write the new UALR fight song
November 19, 2014 – 2:40 pm | Comments Off

With more than 100 degrees, 60 graduate programs, and seven athletic teams, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers students a quality education and college experience. However, one element, common to other universities—a fight …

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Best Female Athlete: Paige Mason
December 11, 2014 – 8:44 am | No Comment
Best Female Athlete: Paige Mason

Senior Paige Mason was selected as the Best Female Athlete for the 2014-2015 Best of UALR Awards.

Trojans prepare for battle to win upcoming games
October 23, 2014 – 3:34 pm | One Comment

In Greek mythology, the Trojan Horse was strategically used against its opponent and it succeeded by winning the war. What the UALR men’s basketball team is preparing to do is no mythological tale. The Trojans …

Don’t ruck with the UALR rugby club
October 23, 2014 – 3:32 pm | One Comment

For those unfamiliar with rugby and can only associate the sport with football, there are some differences between the two sports.

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 …

Trojan guard hopes to continue to build off adversity
April 18, 2014 – 10:44 am | 2 Comments
Trojan guard hopes to continue to build off adversity

Adversity can be defined as experiencing difficulties or misfortune and it can either make you or break you. For J.T. Thomas, a redshirt junior guard for the University of Arkansas Little Rock, adversity doesn’t seem to faze him. It’s …

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 …

Trojans get back to work on the baseball field
April 18, 2014 – 10:34 am | One Comment
Trojans get back to work on the baseball field

After a few days in the news for reasons other than baseball, the UALR Trojans got back to business on the field as they battled against the Georgia State Panthers in a weekend series.  The …

The music stops for this year’s dance team
April 18, 2014 – 10:25 am | Comments Off

 
The UALR Dance Team recently completed the 2013-2014 season. As a non-competitive squad in the Sun Belt Conference, the team participates in several athletic events, volunteers for community service opportunities and performs cheer routines and dances …

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.

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 …

UALR track team ready to take it outside
March 11, 2014 – 11:50 am | Comments Off

 
The UALR Trojan track and field team ended the indoor season at the SBC championships on Monday Feb. 24, where they finished in eighth place.

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 …

Swimming and diving breaks six school records, earn two honorable mentions during MVC championships
February 27, 2014 – 3:21 pm | Comments Off
Swimming and diving breaks six school records, earn two honorable mentions during MVC championships

The UALR swimming and diving team wrapped their first-ever appearance in the Missouri Valley Conference championship, shattering six school records and bringing back two honorable mentions to the Donaghey Aquatics Center. The three-day meet took …