McRoberts new coach at Ole Miss

Former University of Central Arkansas volleyball coach Steve McRoberts is the new volleyball coach at Ole Miss.

McRoberts, who compiled a 146-58 record from 2005-10 at UCA, led the Sugar Bears to back-to-back Southland Conference titles in 2009-2010. He was SLC Coach of the Year three times.

He spent the last three seasons at Tulsa University, leading the Golden Hurricane to two C-USA regular-season titles, a tournament championship and two NCAA appearances.

Conway White teams lose twice

North Little Rock defeated Conway White, 54-41, Thursday in ninth-grade boys basketball.

Junior Williams led the Kittens (5-6, 1-1) with 13 points.

Wednesday, Pulaski Academy handed Conway White (9-1) its first defeat of the season, 48-36.

Joe Thomas led Conway with nine points.

Greenbrier 7th grade girls split with Searcy

Searcy defeated Greenbrier, 21-16, Thursday in seventh-grade girls basketball.

Jayden Glover led Greenbrier with six points. Lanie Ford added three. Shelby Coats, Payton Freeling and Kailey Hamilton had two. Claire Drewry added one.

Greenbrier won the B game, 12-9. Sara McGee scored four points. Katie Acre, Kailey Hamilton and Seaana Reynolds added two.