The Central Arkansas Bears are off to a rough 2-4 start, but this week features a matchup that UCA a strong history with.

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Returning home for a midweek nonconference match, Central Baptist College volleyball hosted the Tigers of Champion Christian on Thursday at Reddin Fieldhouse.

FAYETTEVILLE — Starting defensive tackle Markell Utsey remains sidelined for Saturday’s 11 a.m. SEC Network televised nonconference game at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock against the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions, but starting cornerback LaDarrius Bishop should resume, …

FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas and its Razorbacks had Homecoming last Saturday at Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, but for Razorbacks Simeon Blair and brothers Hayden Henry and Hudson Henry the truly coming home Homecoming awaits this Saturday.

Looking to make history Wednesday, Central Baptist College women’s soccer hosted the No. 16 Cougars of Columbia College in an American Midwest Conference match.

After splitting on the first day of the Wildcat Match Play, Central Baptist College men’s golf was back on the Prairie Highlands Golf Course competing against Evangel for a third-place finish.

THACKERVILLE, Oklahoma — Hendrix finished in 13th place after Tuesday’s final round of the Crusader Invitational, hosted by Dallas (Texas), on the par-72, 6,929-yard Scissortail Course at WinStar Golf Club.

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas third-year sophomore preseason All-American safety Jalen Catalon was already up and about Monday afternoon from his season-ending shoulder surgery performed Monday morning, Arkansas coach Sam Pittman said at his noon press conference.

FAYETTEVILLE — While the 4-3 Razorbacks football team fell out of the AP Top 25 this week for the first time, breaking into it beating by Texas on Sept. 9, Arkansas’ men’s basketball team opens the 2021-2022 campaign ranked 16th in Monday’s AP Men’s Basketball Preseason poll.

The University of Central Arkansas Bears added two more player of the week awards to their haul Monday when Tyler Hudson and Darius Hale were honored by the ASUN.

FAYETTEVILLE — With perhaps what seems becoming some annual SEC officiating assistance but mainly on their own prowess, the Auburn Tigers defeated Arkansas, 38-23, in Saturday’s SEC West game spoiling the Razorbacks homecoming before 73,370 at Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

The Central Arkansas men’s soccer team defeated Jacksonville, 2-0, in an ASUN Conference matchup that could have seen the Bears clinch a spot in the ASUN Championships.

MEXICO, Missouri — After coming from behind in its last American Midwest Conference match on Tuesday, Central Baptist College men’s soccer ended its current three-match road trip Saturday against the Owls of William Woods at Mexico High School.

Last Friday evening, news broke that there were some highly questionable words within now former Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden’s emails as part of a Washington Football Team probe that eventually led to Gruden resigning from his post.

After a week off it’s back to the grind as the Central Arkansas Bears play host to fellow ASUN Conference foe Eastern Kentucky on Saturday.

The Hendrix College Warriors are looking to bounce back from one of the worst losses the team has had in recent history.

FAYETTEVILLE — At Thursday evening’s writing, Arkansas’ Sam Pittman era would open with a first as the second-year head coach’s 4-2, overall/1-2 in the SEC Razorbacks clash with the Auburn Tigers, 4-2, 1-1, Saturday at Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

FAYETTEVILLE — Gashed in last Saturday’s 52-51 loss for a combined 221 rushing yards yards by Ole Miss Rebels running backs Henry Parrish and Snoop Conner, Arkansas’ defense now is asked to stop a Tank.

ATLANTA — The ASUN Conference released its annual preseason honors and awards list Wednesday afternoon, giving an early prediction from coaches and media on the potential outcome of the 2021-22 women’s basketball season.

FAYETTEVILLE — Gus Malzahn, the former Arkansas Razorbacks offensive coordinator and state champion high school via Springdale, no longer head coaches Auburn.

ATLANTA, Georgia – Gracie Hair has been named the ASUN women’s soccer defensive player of the week after helping the Bears to a 2-0 week last week.

EDWARDSVILLE, Illinois —After 90 minutes of regulation that saw just 15 seconds between scores, the Central Arkansas men’s soccer team fell in overtime, dropping a 2-1 decision at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.

It is fitting that a man who spent 50 years as part of the University of Central Arkansas athletics department will now have an athletic facility that will bear his name for the next 50 years and beyond.

Three high school teams cemented themselves among the best in their conference last Friday, while Hendrix is struggling with injuries.

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FAYETTEVILLE — An injured finger that couldn’t be manipulated back into joint required surgery will sideline Arkansas senior right offensive tackle Dalton Wagner, Arkansas coach Sam Pittman said Monday.

ATLANTA, Texas — Central Arkansas volleyball got its first glimpse of ASUN praise as graduate middle blocker Amari Mitchell claimed defensive player of the week for her work against Eastern Kentucky and Bellarmine.

DALLAS, Texas — Central Arkansas tennis faced some of the best in the country as it took on an array of Power 5 squads in the Southern Methodist University Red and Blue Challenge.

Hendrix played Berry to a scoreless draw after two overtimes in Southern Athletic Association (SAA) action. The Warriors, who celebrated Senior Day with Sunday being their final home game of the regular season, are unbeaten (1-0-1) in their last two games at Warrior Soccer Field against the …

Manny Almaraz’s header in the 71st minute tied Saturday’s American Midwest Conference match for Central Baptist College men’s soccer with the Spartans of Missouri Baptist.