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Trial on Arkansas mask-mandate ban wraps up with no ruling

Nov. 23, 2021 16:12 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge is considering whether to strike down a state law he temporarily blocked that bans mask mandates by schools and other governmental entities. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox heard arguments Monday over the law, which has...

Gordon scores 16 to carry UALR over Northern Illinois 67-60

Nov. 22, 2021 17:12 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — DeAntoni Gordon registered 16 points and nine rebounds as Arkansas-Little Rock defeated Northern Illinois 67-60 on Monday. Nikola Maric had 15 points and seven rebounds for Arkansas-Little Rock (4-2). Marko Lukic added 11 points and Kevin Osawe...

Trial to begin on Arkansas law banning mask mandates

Nov. 22, 2021 08:17 AM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge is holding a trial on whether to strike down a state law he's temporarily blocked that bans mask mandates by schools and other governmental entities. The trial begins Monday before Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox, who in...

Flagg scores 17 to carry Sam Houston past Little Rock 77-59

Nov. 21, 2021 17:57 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Savion Flagg had 17 points as Sam Houston got past Arkansas-Little Rock 77-59 at the Jacksonville Classic on Sunday. Demarkus Lampley had 13 points for Sam Houston (2-2). Jaden Ray added 12 points. Javion May had six rebounds. The Bearkats made...

Arkansas State Police clarify use of vehicle pursuit policy

Nov. 21, 2021 13:05 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A lawsuit settlement has prompted the Arkansas State Police to clarify when troopers can try to slow a fleeing vehicle by striking it with a patrol car. Between 2016 and 2020, use of the tactic — which is intended to cause the fleeing vehicle...

Quintana lifts Loyola Marymount past UALR 82-63

Nov. 18, 2021 01:16 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Quintana had 25 points as Loyola Marymount beat Arkansas-Little Rock 82-63 on Wednesday night. Eli Scott had 11 points for Loyola Marymount (2-1) as did Cam Shelton. Isaiah Palermo had 16 points for the Trojans (3-1). Nikola...

Osawe scores 20 as UALR beats Arkansas Baptist 91-60

Nov. 14, 2021 23:33 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Kevin Osawe scored 20 points, Nikola Maric added 14 points and 11 rebounds and Arkansas-Little Rock beat Arkansas Baptist 91-60 on Sunday. Jovan Stulic stored 13 points for the Trojans. DeAntoni Gordon had 12 points. CJ White added 12 points,...

Friday's Scores

Nov. 13, 2021 00:28 AM EST

PREP FOOTBALL= AHSAA State Tournament= First Round= 8-Man= Brinkley 22, Woodlawn 8 Mountain Pine 64, Augusta 18 Rector 28, Marvell 18 Strong 52,...

Palermo leads UALR over Champion Christian College 115-51

Nov. 12, 2021 23:22 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Isaiah Palermo had a career-high 30 points as Arkansas-Little Rock routed Champion Christian College 115-51 on Friday night. Palermo shot 12 for 14 from the floor. Jovan Stulic had 16 points for Arkansas-Little Rock (2-0)....

Pulaski County school board votes to make masks optional

Nov. 10, 2021 12:16 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Little Rock area school district is dropping its mask mandate for students and employees, reversing its previous decision to keep the requirement in place until December. The Pulaski County Special School District board on Tuesday voted 4-3 to...