Razorback News for June 3rd

When a Hog call ended, the song began. And it was appropriate. "We are the champions" blared throughout Eck Stadium on Sunday evening and it was sweet music to Arkansas' baseball team. The third-seeded Razorbacks had just completed an undefeated run through the Wichita Regional and capped their three wins in three days with an 11-6 victory against Oral Roberts.

"We made a point this weekend," said center fielder Michael Conner, one of six Hogs named to the 11-man all-regional squad. Arkansas was one of the final five schools invited to the 64-team NCAA Tournament. Critics...
Morning News

Zane Green hit a leadoff homer and No. 4 Clemson never stopped as the Tigers routed No. 22 East Carolina and advanced to the super regionals. The Tigers (50-14) used their biggest inning in NCAA tournament history...
USA Today
 
Arkansas doesn't have to sit around staring at a big-screen TV today, hoping its season will continue. Arkansas has earned its way to the super regionals after defeating Oral Roberts 11-6 Sunday to win the NCAA...
Democrat-Gazette

"I have some concerns about what they're expecting (the athletes) to meet," Tennessee coach Phil Fulmer said. "I think it's a bit on the demanding side." The impetus for the new proposal comes from university presidents...
ESPN

When South Carolina won the women's NCAA Outdoor Track Championships on Saturday for its first national title of any kind, it underscored how well Arkansas had competed against the Gamecocks...
Morning News
 
The Arkansas Razorbacks advanced to the program's first-ever NCAA Super Regional with an 11-6 victory over the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles Sunday afternoon at Eck Stadium on the campus of Wichita State...
NW Arkansas Times
 
The fact that Tennessee is in most people's preseason top five is deserved, in my opinion, because of the experienced talent returning at key positions, in addition to the presence of some young guns. Granted, Tennessee will...
The Sporting News
 
For the first time since 1983, Arkansas ends the collegiate season without an NCAA championship trophy in either cross country, indoor or outdoor track and field. The significance of such a streak coming to an end only...
Morning News
 
For the first time in 18 years, Arkansas hasn't added an NCAA cross country or track and field championship trophy to its collection. The Razorbacks wrapped up the school year by taking seventh at the NCAA...
Democrat-Gazette
 
Former University of Texas quarterback Major Applewhite, who signed a free-agent contract with the New England Patriots, says he is giving up his NFL dreams and pursue a career as a coach. "I told the Patriots I...
ESPN

As the Razorbacks huddled in the outfield grass behind first base Sunday following their 11-6 victory against Oral Roberts in the championship game of the Wichita Regional, their attention was suddenly diverted. Eck...
Morning News
 
While host team LSU went down to the last event Saturday night to upset favored Tennessee, 64-57 to win the NCAA Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championship, Arkansas' Daniel Lincoln quietly completed one...
NW Arkansas Times

You can mark this down: The winner of the Wright sweepstakes will win a national championship in the next four or five years. But remember — he still has one more year left on the high school level. Dennis Dixon...
USA Today


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