AGFC Waterfowl Report: Temperatures tumble, snow and ice hit; weekend looks promising

  Duck hunters got a brief respite from frigid temperatures through most of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday Monday, but then it was not only back to sub-freezing, it became another deep freeze similar to the one that hit in late December, only this time with significant snow accumulation. Most of Arkansas’s open water outside of the rivers was locked up Tuesday and Wednesday, according to observations by Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists. … Continued

Hill makes Bevo Francis Top 100 Watch List

University of Arkansas at Monticello men’s basketball player Derylton Hill has been named to the Top 100 Watch List for the Bevo Francis Award for the second consecutive year. Hill, a senior forward, currently leads the Weevils in scoring with 17 points per game and 238 points for the year. The Palm Bay, Florida native has earned one GAC Player of the Week selection and has led UAM to a 9-5 overall record at this … Continued

Tolliver, Jackson, Gray selected to Don Hanson All-Super Region 3 Team

Three University of Arkansas at Monticello football players, Jalen Tolliver, Jeremy Jackson, and Hakim Gray, were selected to the Don Hansen All-Super Region Three Team. Tolliver was a First Team selection at wide-receiver. He was also a D2CCA First-Team All-Super Region 3 pick, won the Great American Conference Offensive Player of the Year Award, and was a unanimous All-GAC First Team selection. A senior from Rayville, Louisiana, Tolliver concluded the 2017 season with record-breaking career … Continued

UAM Baseball ranked 4th in preseason poll

The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team has been selected fourth in the 2018 Great American Conference pre-season poll. The Weevils are coming off a 33-21 (22-11 GAC) season that saw UAM win its second straight GAC Championship Tournament, and earned its second consecutive bid to the NCAA Regional Tournament. Arkansas-Monticello was ultimately downed in the regional by host Emporia State, and by Minnesota State-Mankato. Arkansas-Monticello will see 24 total returners to the 2018 … Continued

Chad Morris named Arkansas head football coach

  Chad Morris, the head football coach at Southern Methodist University, has been named the 33rd head coach in Arkansas football history, the University of Arkansas Department of Athletics announced Wednesday. “The future is tremendously bright at the University of Arkansas with the addition of Chad Morris,” University of Arkansas Vice Chancellor for Athletics Hunter Yurachek said in a news release. “I am confident that Chad will bring an exciting brand of football, phenomenal student-athletes … Continued

3 UAM football players are D2CCA All-Region picks

  UAM football players, Jalen Tolliver, Jeremy Jackson, and Christian Jefferson, have been named to All-Super Region 3 teams. Jalen Tolliver earned himself a First-Team All-Super Region 3 pick after his incredible season while Jackson and Jefferson were both Second-Team All-Super Region 3 selections on the defensive side of the ball. Tolliver, a senior from Rayville, Louisiana, was also the Great American Conference Offensive Player of the Year and a unanimous All-GAC First Team pick. … Continued