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Lonoke’s Nick Watson gets a hit against Stuttgart last week. (Photo by Darren Johnson)

Rabbits rally to beat Ricebirds; face Clinton for conference title

Apr 24, 2014 5:23pm

The Lonoke Jackrabbits broke open a close game in the top of the seventh to beat the Stuttgart Ricebirds 5-1 on Thursday, April 20. With the win, Lonoke is now 10-6 overall and 5-0 in 4A-2 league...

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Lonoke’s Tykel Gray shoots over Nashville’s Brandon Shamrock during the Jackrabbits win over the Scrappers in the state semifinals Monday at the Gina Cox Center. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)

Jackrabbits pull away from Scrappers in semis

Mar 13, 2014 6:01am

For the first time since 2008, the Lonoke Jackrabbits are heading back to the state championship game.

Lonoke knocked off Nashville 50-39 in the semifinals of the Class 4A state tournament...

UA fans should forget final week

Mar 13, 2014 6:01am

LITTLE ROCK — A sanity-saving suggestion for fans of Razorback basketball — forget the final week of the regular season.

In Atlanta, the Razorbacks won’t duplicate their shooting performance...

Members of the Lonoke Jackrabbits basketball team are greeted by primary school students before the team went to Hot Springs to practice Wednesday at Summit Arena in preparation for today’s state championship game against Brookland. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)

Jackrabbits making memories as they play in state title game

Mar 13, 2014 6:00am

This year’s Lonoke Jackrabbits basketball team is making memories according to their coach Dean Campbell.

Lonoke will play Brookland for the Class 4A state title at Summit Arena today at 5:...

Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Thursday, March 13

Mar 12, 2014 7:00pm

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Thursday, March 13.

Best Bet: Race 9 Russellin 27-9-7-3

Best Longshot: Race 5 Pee H Dee 31-2-2-4

No. Horse;...

Lonoke's Blake Mack on the dunk Friday night against CAC.  Mark Buffalo photo

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL | Lonoke beats CAC to advance

Mar 07, 2014 10:35pm

LONOKE — The host Jackrabbits defeated Central Arkansas Christian, 56-41, in the 4A tournament at the Gina Cox Center on Friday night.

Lonoke was led by Blake Mack and his 29 points. Mack...

Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Saturday, March 8

Mar 07, 2014 6:19pm

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Saturday, March 8.

Best Bet: Race 8 Alsvid 25-9-6-3

Best Longshot: Race 7 Pink Lipgloss 29-2-2-4

No. Horse;...

LIVE BLOG - State Basketball Tournament

Updated: Mar 07, 2014 10:21pm

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Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, March 7

Mar 06, 2014 6:02pm

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, March 7.

Best Bet: Race 6 Spotsback 24-9-6-3

Best Longshot: Race 4 Giacokhan 28-2-2-4

No. Horse; Jockey...

Lonoke freshman does well in state swim meet

Mar 06, 2014 10:31am

The Lonoke Lady Jackrabbit swim team finished 19th out of 32 teams in the State Championship swim meet this past weekend, and needed just one swimmer to do it.

Freshman Kayla McGee competed...

Lonoke’s Darian Young attempts a three-pointer against Heber Springs in the regular-season finale at the Gina Cox Center on Feb. 14. Young hit six three-pointers in the Jackrabbits’ win over Stuttgart on Saturday. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)

Jackrabbits to face defending champion Apaches in first round

Mar 06, 2014 10:30am

The Lonoke Jackrabbits are back in the state tournament for the first time since 2009. They will play defending Class 4A state champion Pottsville in the first round today at 2:30 p.m. at the Gina...