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ALL PROCEEDS GO TOWARD UAM STUDENT-ATHLETE’S ANNUAL
UAM Chancellor Dr. Jack Lassiter attended Monday nights meeting of the advertising and promotion commission to discuss the status of the proposed community center.
Lassiter stated that there is a lot of community confusion about the convention center “taking the library tax”, which cannot be legally done.
The Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame has revealed its 2014 induction class, which includes University of Arkansas at Monticello all-time winningest women’s basketball and softball coach Alvy Early.
“It is an honor to be inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame and I am very humbled and appreciative to be selected,” said Early. “This is something that was made possible by all of the outstanding student-athletes that I have been fortunate to coach and be associated with… It has never been my intention in the coaching profession to seek individual awards. I have always strived to have my players accomplish what they have the ability to achieve and become successful and productive individuals upon graduation.”
Early joins 10 other honorees to be inducted at the organization’s 56th annual banquet on Friday, February 28 at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. (more…)
Beginning with the 2014 fall semester, first-time full-time freshmen at UAM will be required to live on campus, according to Scott Kuttenkuler, director of residence life. The policy applies to students enrolled in 12 or more hours who are less than 21 years old on the first day of class.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello football team could not overcome five first-half turnovers, including interceptions on the first three offensive drives, resulting in a 37-21 loss to No. 4 Henderson State at home on Saturday night in the final home game of the 2013 season.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello football team forced three turnovers and recorded eight quarterback sacks in a 22-19 homecoming victory over Southern Nazarene on Saturday at Convoy Leslie Cotton Boll Stadium.
The eight quarterback sacks is highest team total in the Great American Conference this season and the second highest all-time in the three-year history of the league
The University of Arkansas at Monticello football team secured its first shutout victory over a conference opponent for the first time since 1995 in defeating Arkansas Tech 34-0 on Saturday in a weather-delayed game.
The last shutout for the Weevils over a conference opponent was a 17-0 win over Mississippi College at home in UAM’s first season as a member of the NCAA Division II Gulf South Conference.
Saturday’s game was delayed due to a thunderstorm for just under two hours midway through the third quarter with UAM leading 17-0.
Southwestern Oklahoma State recorded 587 yards of total offense and outscored the University of Arkansas at Monticello football team 21-3 in the second half to record a 35-17 win over the Weevils on Saturday night at Fast Lane Field.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello football team recorded its second consecutive victory with a 22-20 win overNorthwestern Oklahoma State on Saturday at home in Great American Conference action.
The University of Arkansas Monticello football team outgained East Central in total offense, but committed five turnovers leading to a 46-22 loss for the Boll Weevils on Saturday at Norris Field in the 2013 season opener.
When the University of Arkansas at Monticello football team takes the field on Saturday in the 2013 season opener, each of the Boll Weevils will be dedicating their performances in honor of the late Tommy Barnes, the all-time winningest football coach in UAM history, with a decal displaying Barnes’ initials.
Ryburn Automotive Superstore will play host to the University of Arkansas at Monticello Athletics Media Day, as an annual tradition; based on the success of Friday’s event.
All of UAM’s sports teams were represented, cheerleaders joined in, and the Mascot Weevil joined in the festivities, as an estimnated 150-200 guests took part in the celebration of UAM’s athletics programs..
KHBM-FM 93.7 broadcast the entire event, as head football coach Hud Jackson took the mike followed by the rest of the UAM coaches and select student-athletes.
University of Arkansas at Monticello women’s basketball coach Tanya Ray has announced the signing of seven student-athletes th (more…)
Four All-Americans and a two-way lineman who was part of a 1950s football dynasty will join the University of Arkansas at Monticello Sports Hall of Fame when the class of 2013 is inducted at ceremonies on the UAM campus October 24.
Track and field All-Americans Milton Williams and Jeff Pope, football noseguard Roland Autrey, softball standout Jodie Scott, and two-way tackle M. L. Manncomprise the latest Hall of Fame induction class. Robert Leonard, long-time director of the Missionary Baptist Student Fellowship, will receive the UAM Spirit Award.
Former UAMonticello football player D.J. Stephens has been invited to the Indianapolis Colts’ training camp, according to the San Antonio Talons.
The 2013 signing class includes four transfers and one high school product. (more…)
Campers will receive instruction in all areas of the game, including hitting, bunting, sliding, base running, fielding and throwing. Competitive games will also be played. Instructors will include UAM coaches and players, as well as other area coaches.
The UAM camp staff is committed to teaching the game of basketball and a proper attitude that will help players improve. Camps are divided into age & ability groups. There will be lower baskets for younger campers.
The camp is designed for boys and girls in grades K-9 and will feature two sessions. The morning session (Individual Skills Camp) will go from 9 a.m.-noon each day with the “Sharpe Shooter” Camp to follow each day from 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Tommy Barnes, who coached more seasons and won more games than any coach in UAM history, died Thursday evening at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello. He was 61.
Senior guard Kori Forge became the 25th edition to UAM’s 1,000-point club and the first to reach the milestone in the two-year history of the Great American Conference in a 70-68 overtime loss to Southern Arkansas on February 28, just one notable achievement he has on his resume leading to being named the 2012-13 GAC Player of the Year.
Freshman guard Jordan Goforth has been named the Great American Conference Freshman of the Year after leading the Cotton Blossoms in scoring, three?pointers, free?throws and total minutes played during her first collegiate season.
Goforth was named the league’s freshman of the year on Wednesday night at the GAC Championship Tournament Welcome Banquet in downtown Bartlesville, Okla.
Crocker joins the Jets after playing 18 games for the San Antonio Talons of the Arena Football League during the 2012 season. Crocker recorded 70.5 total tackles, including 60 solo tackles and an assisted tackle for a loss. He also had three interceptions, 13 pass breakups, three fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles.
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UAM”s Press Release is posted below.
At approximately 9:30 p.m. Tuesday (January 29), winds blew a horse barn adjacent to the rodeo arena at the University of Arkansas at Monticello off its foundation. The barn was blown across the rodeo parking area and damaged three livestock trailers. The barn housed 11 horses owned by students who are members of the UAM rodeo team. None of the horses were injured during the storm, according to Rusty Jones, rodeo coach.
Ryburn Toyota of Monticello and Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., have teamed to make a $10,000 contribution to the University of Arkansas at Monticello’s baseball and softball programs.
Toyota Motor Sales matched a $5,000 contribution from Ryburn Toyota, with the proceeds earmarked for UAM’s “Swing for the Fences” campaign to renovate the school’s baseball and softball facilities.
The Boll Weevils (1-0) allowed just 18 yards of total offense in the win. UAM limited College of Faith to 53 yards passing and negative 35 yards rushing. In the other column, the UAM offense racked up 498 yards of total offense – 276 through the air and 222 on the ground.
The 2012-13 UAM cheerleaders are (from left, first row) Sierra Morris of Sheridan, a sophomore physical education major; Emily Walker of Star City, a sophomore speech pathology major; Taylor Snider of Monticello, a sophomore chemistry major; Kathleen Couch of Malvern, a junior childhood education major; Lacey Cantwell of Pine Bluff, a freshman pre-pharmacy major; (standing, from left) Kervin Dunahoo of Trumann, a freshman physical education major; Setra Buchanan of Trumann, a junior accounting major; and Christopher Smith of Monticello, a sophomore art major.
Cruz replaces Casey Shingler, who resigned earlier in the month to become an assistant coach at the University of Pennsylvania. Cruz will begin his new role at UAM on July 30.
Head coach Hud Jackson has unveiled the new uniforms featuring an all-green color scheme for home games and an all-white color scheme for games played away from the friendly confines of Willis “Convoy” Leslie Cotton Boll Stadium.
The first chance to see the new uniforms in person is Saturday, September 1, when the Boll Weevils are scheduled to host College of Faith for a 6 p.m. kickoff. It will be the season opener for both teams. UAM has 11 games scheduled for the 2012 campaign, six of which are at home. Click here for the complete 2012 schedule. (more…)
Kayla Jackson, the Great American Conference Pitcher of the Year who led the University of Arkansas at Monticello to the 2012 GAC softball championship, has been named to the Daktronics All-South Central Region Team.
Jackson became the first three-time softball All-American in school history Wednesday when she was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-American Second Team. The senior pitcher from Hallsville, Tex., was a third team All-American in 2010 and a second team selection last year.
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