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Arkansas Gov. Sanders slams Biden for 'woke fantasies'

Feb. 08, 2023 00:41 AM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders painted a dystopian portrait of the country in her rebuttal to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, leaning heavily into Republican culture war issues and accusing Biden of pursuing “woke fantasies.” ...

Taylor rallies SIU Edwardsville over Little Rock 84-81

Feb. 04, 2023 20:07 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Ray'Sean Taylor sank a 3-pointer at the buzzer to rally SIU Edwardsville to an 84-81 victory over Little Rock on Saturday. Damarco Minor made 10 of 14 shots with two 3-pointers and scored 23 points to lead the Cougars (16-9, 7-5 Ohio Valley Conference)....

Russell leads Southeast Missouri St past Little Rock 99-98

Feb. 03, 2023 00:01 AM EST

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Phillip Russell recorded 37 points as Southeast Missouri State beat Little Rock 99-98 on Thursday night. Russell had 10 assists for the Redhawks (13-11, 8-3 Ohio Valley Conference). Chris Harris was 5 of 12 shooting (4 for 7 from distance) to add 16...

Russell leads SE Missouri State over Eastern Illinois 79-68

Jan. 28, 2023 19:56 PM EST

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Phillip Russell scored 19 points and Southeast Missouri State beat Eastern Illinois 79-68 on Saturday. Russell added six assists for the Redhawks (12-11, 7-3 Ohio Valley Conference). Adam Larson and Israel Barnes scored 11 points apiece. Larson blocked three...

Gordon scores 25, Little Rock defeats Tennessee Tech 91-89

Jan. 28, 2023 19:52 PM EST

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Deantoni Gordon had 25 points in Little Rock's 91-89 victory over Tennessee Tech on Saturday night. Gordon added nine rebounds for the Trojans (7-16, 3-7 Ohio Valley Conference). Myron Gardner added 21 points and seven rebounds. CJ White finished with 13...

Freeman scores 25, Morehead State downs Little Rock 76-72

Jan. 26, 2023 21:54 PM EST

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Mark Freeman had 25 points and Morehead State beat Little Rock 76-72 on Thursday night. Freeman had six assists for the Eagles (13-9, 6-3 Ohio Valley Conference). Drew Thelwell scored 14 points while going 6 of 12 (2 for 4 from distance). Branden Maughmer shot...

Arkansas school mourns 5 killed in Wyoming interstate crash

Jan. 25, 2023 16:43 PM EST

SINCLAIR, Wyoming (AP) — Five young women killed in a head-on crash on a Wyoming highway were Arkansas high school students and graduates, school officials said Wednesday. The five were headed home from visiting Jackson Hole Bible College in northwestern Wyoming when they crashed...

Arkansas officers charged in violent arrest caught on video

Jan. 24, 2023 19:09 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two former Arkansas law enforcement officers are charged with civil rights violations in the violent arrest of a man outside a convenience store that was caught on video and widely shared on social media, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday. ...

White scores 21, Little Rock defeats Tennessee State 89-77

Jan. 21, 2023 19:33 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — CJ White scored 21 points and Little Rock beat Tennessee State 89-77 on Saturday. White had seven rebounds and five assists for the Trojans (6-15, 2-6 Ohio Valley Conference), who snapped a six-game skid. D.J. Smith hit 5 of 7 shots from 3-point range and...

Gross' 18 lead Morehead State past Lindenwood 72-63

Jan. 21, 2023 19:15 PM EST

SAINT CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Alex Gross had 18 points in Morehead State's 72-63 victory over Lindenwood on Saturday night. Gross had six rebounds and four blocks for the Eagles (12-9, 5-3 Ohio Valley Conference). Mark Freeman scored 14 points and added three steals. Kalil Thomas...