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[3 Jun 2013 | One Comment | 4,360 views]
The Razorbacks will finish 7-5 this fall. Count on it.

Major League Baseball is well underway, the National Basketball League is winding down and summer is just around the corner. So, naturally, it’s time for all true Arkansans to think about Razorbacks football in the fall, right?
Of course it is! This is Arkansas and that means we’re always interested in talking about how the Hogs will turn out in the upcoming season. That’s how things work around First Arkansas News and you’re in luck — it’s barely June and we stand ready to predict within an acceptable margin of error …

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[11 Jan 2012 | One Comment | 2,765 views]
Knile Davis returning, Razorbacks finish 5th in nation

It was a significant day for Arkansas football — the program announced its star running back in 2010 will be back in the fold when the next season starts and the University learned the team finished out the season fifth in the final AP Top 25 poll.
Knile Davis, in 2010, lead all running backs in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), having rushed for 1,322 yards and 15 touchdowns, but was forced out of the 2011 season because of an injury sustained in spring practice. The University of Arkansas issued a statement …

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[15 Mar 2011 | One Comment | 2,297 views]
A great season for UALR

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) Trojans have had a great basketball season this year.
That’s a story that has been somewhat overlooked here in the Natural State as the team’s excellent performance has been overshadowed by Arkansas Razorback Basketball Coach John Pelphrey’s troubles throughout the season. As anyone who has been awake and breathing in Arkansas knows, Pelphrey was handed his walking papers on Sunday and the team is searching for his replacement.
Meanwhile, Steve Shields — the head coach of UALR — has led his team to a …

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[1 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | 3,126 views]
Ready for a college football playoff yet?

Every year about this time, sports writers and fans around the nation bore us to tears by declaring there needs to be a playoff system in place to better determine which college football team is truly the best one in the country.
Fortunately (unfortunately?), we at First Arkansas News have never been afraid to reach deep into the “beating a dead horse” files and pull out a topic or two. This topic seems very appropriate this year and, well, every year.
Think about it. The Bowl Championship Series (BCS) was formed in …