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Local sports grind to halt amid Corona outbreak

By Travis Simpson (The Courier) Mar 11, 2020 The outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) virus has virtually stopped the sports world not only nationally but locally. While there are only nine presumably confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in Arkansas at press time, the Arkansas Activities Association (AAA) elected to suspend all springs sports until March

Lasey Throws No-Hitter Against Ozark

POTTSVILLE — The No. 2 ranked Pottsville Lady Apaches opened the 2020 season with a 10-0 shutout as Shannon Lasey threw a no-hitter against the Ozark Lady Hillbillies on Thursday at Rev. Thomas G. Morris Athletic Complex. The Pottsville Lady Apaches snap a photo together during a recent practice.THE COURIER / Submitted “I thought Shannon

Pottsville Boys Basketball Roster

Pottsville Basketball Roster # Name Pos. Gr. Ht Wt 1 Elijah Bradley PG Jr. 6-2 185 2 Kade Prince SF Sr. 6-1 170 3 Trey Thurman PF Jr. 6-4 200 4 Matthew Moore SG Jr. 6-2 170 5 Cache Linker PG Jr. 5-10 155 11 Zachary Byrum SG Jr. 5-10 180 12 Kade Mainhart SG,

Pottsville Girls Basketball Roster 2020

Pottsville Girls Basketball Roster # Name Pos. Gr. Ht 0 Madison Nicholson Jr. 3 Abbie Cain PG Sr. 5-3 5 Lakyn Rogers Jr. 11 Kristen Myers Sr. 14 Julia Reynolds G Jr. 5-5 15 Ashley Beavers Sr. 5-9 21 Tori Smith So. 22 Kimbra Rhodes Jr. 5-3 23 Lindsey Aday So. 5-8 24 Shannon Lasey

Pottsville Old Timer Basketball Game Info

The PHS Old Timer game is right around the corner! Please come out on January 18th at 5:00 to watch some hilarious basketball and cheer on (or heckle!) your favorite Pottsville Old Timer! Proceeds go to Pottsville After Prom. Dinners will be for sale as well as a drawing and other contests! It will be

Pottsville sweeps past Heber Springs (bball)

Courier Article by Travis Simpson 1/9/2020   HEBER SPRINGS — The Pottsville Apaches defeated the Heber Springs Panthers 59-26 on Tuesday. “It was great to get back on the court after an eight-day break,” Pottsville head coach Shane Thurman said. “We did a great job of sharing the ball tonight and rebounded well.” Pottsville led

Apaches and Lady Apaches vs Ozark (bball)

Courier Article by Travis Simpson   POTTSVILLE — Apaches head coach Shane Thurman said his team struggled to make “winning plays” during their narrow 46-42 loss to the Ozark Hillbillies on Friday inside George Jones Gymnasium. “To win close games, you have to make winning plays,” he said. “We struggled to do that tonight. We

Pottsville tennis competes at state

Courier Article by Travis Simpson   CLARKSVILLE — The Pottsville Apaches and Lady Apaches competed in the Class 4A State Tournament in record numbers on Monday through Wednesday at the University of the Ozarks. Pottsville had 12 players qualify and play in the state tournament. For those keeping track — that’s every player on the

Football: Area Midseason Top Performers Offense

RVN Article by Brad Caldwell   Quarterbacks Atkins’ Eli Roberson 81 for 119 1,426 yards 21 TDs, 22 Car. 180 yards 1 TD Morrilton’s Jacolby Criswell 70 for 109 6 TDs, 67 car. 431 yards 3 TDs Russellville’s Brayden Whitford 103 for 171 865 yards 8 TDs Hector’s Gunner Garrison 32 for 66 637 yards

Football: Apaches Beat Mena

Courier Article by Travis Simpson   MENA — The Pottsville Apaches defeated the Mena Bearcats 34-22 on Friday at Randall Whorton Field. The Apaches drew first blood with 3:05 left in the half when Drew Rust crossed the goal line on a 6-yard run. Emiliano Torres added the PAT to make it 7-0. Mena answered