The University of Arkansas exceeds the benchmark Academic Progress Rate (APR) multi-year rate of 925 in 18 of its 19 intercollegiate sport programs for the fourth-consecutive year, according to a statement from the UA Athletic Department.
The Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G announced Monday (June 4) that it has received playing commitments from five winners of the tour’s second-longest running event, the Wegmans LPGA Championship.
With more than 4,000 spectators watching every pitch and swing of the bat, Auburn University’s hometown product Creede Simpson had battled to a 1-2 count against Clemson reliever Tomas Cruz with two on and two outs in the top of the ninth.
If you are a fan of Arkansas football, it’s hard to imagine having to relive the last two months with everything that has happened. A program that had been the epitome of stability and upward movement for the past four years suddenly found itself in need of a new leader.
Plenty of must-wins fill the eighth weekend of Southeastern Conference baseball action, including a do-or-die series in Knoxville, Tenn., between slumping Tennessee and suddenly-hot Vanderbilt to decide which squad might join Alabama on the outside looking in on the 10-team SEC Tournament in Hoov
Last weekend, we passed the halfway point in the Southeastern Conference baseball season. If the SEC Tournament were held today, only Mississippi State and Alabama would miss the 10-team field in Hoover.
With Kentucky’s eighth national championship on the hardwoods clinched Monday night, the Southeastern Conference can now claim the reigning national champions in all three men’s major sports (Alabama – football, Kentucky – men’s basketball, South Carolina – baseball).
How crazy has the first two weeks of Southeastern Conference baseball action been? If the SEC Tournament, featuring the top 10 overall squads of the 12 league institutions, were held today, the two-time defending national champions would not make the field.