With many of their future University of Arkansas teammates looking on, Razorback basketball signees Michael Sanchez, Nate Rakestraw and Marcus Britt all flourish during Thursday night's AHSCA Basketball All-Star Game.
FAYETTEVILLE -- He has to form relationships with Arkansas' current basketball players. He has to hire assistant coaches. He has to put an academic foundation in place. He has to recruit new Razorbacks.
With former UA great Joe Kleine and new UA Board of Trustees member John Tyson looking on, Razorback signee Nate Rakestraw's Har-Ber team has just enough to hold of UA football signee Jake Bequette's Little Rock Catholic squad 49-44 in in Class 7A state tournament quarterfinal action.
In his weekly column, Dudley E. Dawson checks in with a trio of 2007 Razorback basketball prospects and one 2008 hopeful.
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February 26, 2007
University of Arkansas basketball signee Nate Rakestraw (6-5, 212) and his younger brother Coleson - both amazing shooters - are shining at two different high schools this season.
December 23, 2006
UA signee Nate Rakestraw goes 6-of-8 from 3-point range and pours in 26 points while Michael Sanchez adds 19 points and 12 rebounds and P.J. Shannon 18 in Har-Ber's rout of Junction City.
December 8, 2006
Arkansas opens the week-long early signing period by inking Springdale Har-Ber shooting guard Nate Rakestraw (6-5, 212) on Wednesday.
November 8, 2006
Springdale Har-Ber shooting guard Nate Rakestraw will sign with Arkansas this afternoon as the week-long early signing period while Razorback head coach Stan Heath lays out his plans for 2007 and 2008
November 8, 2006