Razorback News for April 26th

Covington (Tenn.) High School's Antonio Gaines might not be the biggest back in Tennessee's senior class this fall, but he will certainly be one of the best. Gaines, 5-8, 170, 4.37 seconds in the 40-yard dash, rushed for 1,300 yards and 21 touchdowns as a junior and has caught the attention of Arkansas assistant Danny Nutt, who coaches running backs and recruits western Tennessee.

"Coach Nutt has been writing me several letters and seems to really like me," Gaines said Wednesday night. "I haven't been to Arkansas, but he has made me feel as if that is a place I might like to go to school." Gaines has...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Arkansas assistant James Shibest was one of 13 coaches who checked in on Independence (Kan.) Community College's quartet of defensive backs this week. "We feel like we have four of the best DBs in the conference...
Morning News
 
They're not hitting well, their pitching seems to get blown out at least once per three-game SEC series and now they head into the Tigers' lair. Yet, with all the obstacles besetting them, there's something about these...
NW Arkansas Times
 
Norm DeBriyn hopes a change in LSU's storied baseball program signals the end of Arkansas' frustration in the Tigers' den. The Razorbacks haven't fared well in LSU's Alex Box Stadium since joining the Southeastern...
Morning News
 
Arkansas' men's golf team recorded its best finish in six years over the weekend at the Southeastern Conference championships and the Razorbacks were just four shots away from finishing tied for fourth...
NW Arkansas Times
 
Armando Surratt, a 5-11 guard out of Californai has cast his lott with Miami. Surratt initially signed with Fresno State but when Jerry Tarkanian resigned, he was able to get out of his commitment. Arkansas...
KATV Channel 7
 
The NCAA is moving toward penalizing athletic teams that underperform academically -- including banning them from postseason play -- although that change is likely to happen slowly. The organization's board of...
The Sporting News
 
A former college basketball player will testify against Jayson Williams, 34, under a plea bargain in the case of a limousine driver shot to death inside the former NBA All-Star's estate. Kent Culuko, 29, pleaded guilty...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Arkansas' chance of adding Armondo Surratt to its basketball recruiting class ended Thursday, when the 5-foot-10 ball handler from Oakland (Calif.) Tech High School made a verbal commitment to Miami. Surratt...
Morning News

Shiloh Whiting didn't want to think about the last time she ran the steeplechase before she toed the line Thursday night at the 108th Penn Relays. The Arkansas freshman nearly fell all the way into the water...
Morning News
 
Fayetteville to Baton Rogue, La., to Oxford, Miss., to Birmingham, Ala., is not the most direct flight, but it's the route Arkansas must take to qualify for the SEC Tournament. Simply put, Arkansas can't be swept in its two...
Democrat-Gazette
 
With freshmen like Jason Sandfort, Arkansas coach John McDonnell could coach for another 30 years. Sandfort amazed his coach Thursday night by not only winning the 10,000 meters at the 108th Penn Relays, but he did...
Morning News


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