FAYETTEVILLE - Tye Brown's two-out single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth gave Star City its first baseball state championship in school history Friday. The play beat Arkadelphia 4-3 and ended the Badgers' quest for a third straight state title. Arkadelphia got on the board first, with an RBI double by Austin Bethell in the second, but the Bulldogs responded with a pair of runs in the bottom of the third. Austin Powell's RBI single tied the game, then William Wynn scored on a wild pitch to take the lead. The lead lasted until the … Continue Reading ››
The Star City girls' basketball team beat Monticello 70-30 Tuesday night to clinch the 4A-8 conference championship.
The win was also the Lady Bulldogs' 100th consecutive conference win.
Star City's last conference loss came more than seven years ago, when it lost to Dumas on Jan. 11, 2008.
According to the Arkansas Activities Association record book, that is by far the longest conference winning streak in Arkansas girls basketball history. The second-longest was a 47-game streak by Alpena from 2007-2012.