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Greenwood native Mike Neighbors was recently named as the new head coach for the Arkansas Lady Razorbacks basketball team. Before accepting his new position, Neighbors led the University of Washington women’s program, including a Final Four appearance in 2016. In a statement released through the Arkansas athletic department, Neighbors called his new coaching assignment his “dream job” and will base ... Read More »

Tyler Wilson 2016 Football Camp

TYLER WILSON ANNOUNCES 2016 FOOTBALL CAMP Former Arkansas QB, Tyler Wilson, plans for third consecutive football camp this summer Greenwood, AR July 10, 2016! Wilson announced his annual football camp date for July 10th at Greenwood High School. Camp will be held from 2:00-5:30 for grades 4-12. 2016 camp will cater to quarterbacks, wide receivers, kickers and offensive/defensive line positions. ... Read More »

GHS track teams compete in Tiger Relays

By Richard White   GHS track and field Head Coach Brian Sims and his girls’ and boys’ teams competed in the Tiger Relays at Mansfield last week, finishing high among the 18 teams that participated. The Lady Bulldogs placed third overall with 172 points, trailing first place Alma (225) and second place Waldron (214). The GHS boys finished fifth with ... Read More »

Hartness earns SWTR player of the year award

By Richard White   While Greenwood’s Megan Hartness has traded in her basketball sneakers for soccer cleats this spring, her accomplishments on the hard court are still drawing significant attention. Earlier this week the Southwest Times Record newspaper of Fort Smith named Hartness as its “Player of the Year” after she led the Lady Bulldogs to their second straight 6A ... Read More »

GHS girls winning behind strong pitching

By Richard White Including the week before spring break, the Greenwood Lady Bulldogs’ softball squad is 10-3 over the past three weeks, mostly based on the strength of their pitching staff, led by junior Victoria Taylor, who has hurled a pair of no-hitters since mid-March. The GHS girls also won all four of their 7A/6A Central conference games during that ... Read More »

Ring Fund Opened at Local Banks for Lady Bulldogs Basketball Champions

Greenwood High School is raising funds to purchase rings to honoring our varsity girls’ basketball team-winners of 2015 Class 6A Girls State Basketball Championship. A ring fund account has been set up at each of the banks in Greenwood. The school district encourages contributors to make a donation at the bank of their choice. Donations may also be sent to ... Read More »

Greenwood Native New Bentonville Head Football Coach: ATU graduate Jody Grant hired to replace retiring Lunney

Arkansas’ largest high school-7A Bentonville-has announced the selection of Coach Jody Grant to replace the retiring Head Football Coach Barry Lunney, Sr. Grant, 39, was already in the mammoth school district having served as a Junior High Football Coach. He had worked his way to Bentonville following stints at Clinton and Vilonia and had been recruited by Lunney to the senior high program. ... Read More »

Greenwood’s Lunden Williams and Harding University Head to Division II National Tournament

Greenwood’s Lundon Williams is a freshman at Harding University in Searcy and a member of the Lady Bison’s basketball team which won the GAC conference. This last weekend the Lady Bison’s team won the GAC tournament at Bartlesville, Oklahoma defeating Arkansas Tech 68 to 50 in the finals. This win allows Harding to compete in the NCAA Division II National Basketball ... Read More »

Lady Bulldogs expecting big things on softball diamond

By Richard White Greenwood High School softball coach Ronnie Sockey has lots of reasons to be upbeat and optimistic about the 2015 season just ahead. His 2014 Lady Bulldogs managed to win 22 games last spring and didn’t lose a single player to graduation. That kind of talent and experience bodes well for the future, both for immediate and long-term ... Read More »

Soccer teams open season in River City tournament

By Richard White Despite the recent patch of wintry weather in the area, spring sports are underway at Greenwood High School, including girls and boys soccer. Both teams participated in the Fort Smith Invitational this past weekend, with each team getting to play three matches. Greenwood will be hosting its own tournament this coming weekend at Smith-Robinson Stadium. The Fort ... Read More »

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