Final score in this match-up was 45-17 in favor of the Reddies.
Head of the Class
Johnson’s Showroom Furniture
South Arkansas Business Solutions
Vera Llyod Turkey Trot 5k
Ashley County Medical Center 2
Immanuel Baptist Church
Southern Quality Construction
Gibson & Keith
Corner Express (O&M Oil Co.)
Lucky’s Of Monticello
Union Bank 1
Days Inn Monticello
War Eagle Boats
LifeShare No Date
Pines Broadcasting Company
Flu Shots Monticello Medical Clinic
Secure Storage 2
Frazer’s Funeral Home
Final score in this match-up was 45-17 in favor of the Reddies.
The UAM Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016 covers five decades and four different sports. (more…)
Ryburn Motor Company and Commercial Bank are partnering with the University of Arkansas at Monticello for a fourth straight year to host the UAM Sports Fan Day on Saturday, August 27 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the lot at Ryburn Motors on Highway 425 South in Monticello. (more…)
University of Arkansas at Monticello Director of Athletics Chris Ratcliff has been selected as the chairman of the NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Committee.
A total of 36 student-athletes from the University of Arkansas at Monticello have been recognized as members of the Great American Conference All-Academic Team for the 2015-16 sports seasons.
12 of UAM’s total number of honorees were recognized on the GAC fall sports all-academic team announced in March, while the remaining 24 were recently named to the winter/spring all-academic team announced on Thursday.
University of Arkansas at Monticello graduate Corey Wood has been named the 2015-16 Great American Conference Male Athlete of the Year. (more…)
The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team broke nine school records and advanced to the round of 16 of the NCAA tournament to represent the top feature of the 2015-16 UAM Sports Elite Eight.
Abby Searcy of Monticello, representing UAM Women’s rodeo team competed in the College National Rodeo Finals In Casper Wyoming.
The 27th-ranked University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team tied a school record for all-conference selections with seven honorees announced by the Great American Conference office on the day before the league’s championship tournament gets underway.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello Department of Athletics held its annual student-athlete banquet on Wednesday night to celebrate the athletic, academic and civic accomplishments during the 2015-16 year.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team has been ranked No. 25 in this week’s Collegiate Baseball NCAA Division II National Top 30.
This is UAM’s first national ranking of the 2016 season. The Weevils are currently tied for first place in the Great American Conference with an overall record of 26-11 and a 17-7 mark in league games.
UAM has won all but one of its three-game conference series this season, and has swept three series including most recently three wins over East Central this past weekend at Weevils Field.
The Weevils are back in action today at Harding for a single non-conference game, prepping for a three-game GAC road series against Southeastern Oklahoma State this weekend in Durant, Oklahoma. Southeastern (24-18, 19-8 GAC) is just four one-thousandths of a point behind the Weevils in the GAC standings.
See the rest of the CBN Top 30 here: http://baseballnews.com/collegiate-baseball-div-2-poll-4-18-16/.
Former University of Arkansas at Monticello men’s basketball player Sharif Hudson has signed with the BG Aschersleben Tigers for the 2015-16 season. (more…)
Arkansas Tech held the University of Arkansas at Monticello football team to a net of 169 yards and just one third down conversion to defeat the Boll Weevils 18-13 Saturday evening at Thone Stadium.
The University of Arkansas at Monticello cheer squad conducted its annual game day youth clinic this past Saturday with nearly 80 participants.
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Gene Norton has a unique gift.
“People who spend time around him feel blessed,” says his mother, Betty Norton. “That’s a rare thing.”
When Gene was in a Little Rock hospital in 2008 recovering from a spinal injury, doctors and nurses didn’t want him to leave. “He asked one of his doctors one day when he could go home,” remembers Betty. “His doctor said, ‘Gene, you can’t go home. We’re not going to let you. You make us all feel too good!”
Former UAMonticello football player D.J. Stephens has been invited to the Indianapolis Colts’ training camp, according to the San Antonio Talons.
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.
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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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.
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.
Monticello Tire (Goodyear)
Razorback Body Shop
Cash Saver Food Outlet
Ray Ryburn Real Estate
Monticello Animal Clinic
Holiday Inn Express
The Guest House
Jerry Cruce Stump Grinding
Reggie’s Lock & Key
Drew Farm / Drew Outdoor & Casual Wear
Advertise With Monticello Live
Ashley County Medical Center
NorthSide Baptist Church
Cass Martin Realty
Old Milo Pumpkin Patch
Union Bank 2
Atlas Foundation Repair
Custom Truck / Spee-D-Lube
The Computer Guys