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Swimming: Sharkrockets finish season

Jul 26, 2016 12:33pm

Lonoke Sharkrockets won four individual events last week in the Central Arkansas Swim League’s Meet of Champs at UALR.

Peyton Blackard, competing in boys age 15-18, won the Silver 50...

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Sharkrocket Matthew Boyles of Lonoke finished third in Silver boys 9-10 50 yard breaststroke (53.66); third in Bronze 100 Individual Melody (1:55.72) and seventh in Bronze 50 freestyle (47.06) and 50 backstroke (58.63) during a meet at Cabot on Saturday. (Photo by Tara Bennett)

Swimming: Lonoke SharkRockets return to pool

Jul 13, 2016 10:56am

The Lonoke SharkRockets returned to Central Arkansas Swim League action last week following the Fourth of July holiday.

They’ll compete Saturday at Lakewood against the Lakewood Waves and...

Spencer works to get back to basketball

Jul 11, 2016 5:34pm

While playing point guard for Lonoke’s Jackrabbits, Bradley Spencer considered Central Arkansas Christian to be a big rival.

Now, at 25, Spencer is the Mustangs’ new head coach.


Olympics: Weeks just the latest Lonoke County athlete to make Olympic team

Jul 11, 2016 4:16pm

On Sunday, Cabot’s Lexi Weeks touched the sky, or at least appeared to, during the women’s pole vault finals in the United States Olympic Trials.

Weeks, 19, finished third and that...


Jul 06, 2016 11:12am

A trip to the Kansas University team camp has been the highlight of summer work for the Lonoke basketball Jackrabbits.

Dean Campbell took his team to Lawrence, Kan., June 17-19.


Dean Campbell patrols the sidelines for Lonoke.

Lonoke boys basketball: Campbell ready for season to start

Jul 06, 2016 11:12am

Dean Campbell is a youthful-looking 46, and he says his Lonoke Jackrabbit basketball team gets some of the credit.

“I’m excited to get over to the gym, and some of that’s a testament to...

Panthers, Jackrabbits, Bison featured in Hooten’s

Jun 23, 2016 4:16pm

The Cabot Panthers are picked third in the 7A Central according to the coaches poll in this year’s Hooten’s Arkansas Football Magazine. The Carlisle Bison were voted to finish second in the 6-2A...

Ashlyn Allen

Lonoke: Basketball is Allen’s love

Jun 23, 2016 4:04pm

Ashlyn Allen’s triumph is a popular one in Lonoke, and Jackrabbit fans everywhere can take pride as she heads off to Central Baptist College to continue her basketball career.

“I’ve said...

Lonoke SharkRockets prepare to take the water Saturday in a tri-meet hosted at Otter Creek. (Photo by Tara Bennett)

LONOKE SHARKROCKETS: Otter Creek hosts tri-meet with Lonoke, Maumelle

Jun 21, 2016 3:17pm

Tristan Bennett, James Evans and Kanon Williams each won multiple events Saturday as the Lonoke Sharkrockets competed in Central Arkansas Swim League action at Otter Creek.

In the meet...

Lonoke’s Nick Smith

Smith hired to be Lonoke Junior High football coach

Jun 15, 2016 10:37am

After just one year of coaching and teaching, Nick Smith had a decision to make.

Smith, 24, landed at Lonoke last summer as an assistant junior high football and assistant baseball coach for...

Tristan Bennett

Swimming: SharkRockets open season at Cabot

Jun 14, 2016 8:38am

Lonoke’s Sharkrockets opened Central Arkansas Swim League competition last week at the Cabot Community Center with several wins in individual events against the Cabot Piranhas and Saline County...