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Guy Buchanan Field Dedication

The dedication of the largest field at the ballpark in the name of Guy Buchanan is a fitting tribute to a man closely associated with local baseball programs for almost five decades. The dedication will take place March 17 at 4 p.m. See feature story in the Feb. 25 issue. ...

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Baseball League Decisions Imminent

The sign-up period is underway for summer baseball programs, and families are encouraged to participate. Parents are also being asked to take part in the decision-making process about whether each age group will form a local non-traveling league or if kids will be required to travel in order to play. With overall participation declining in recent years, as well as the growing popularity of traveling teams, ...

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T-ball Action

A photo page in the May 7 issue highlights one game from the t-ball season featuring players from Michael's Auto Sales and Ozark Heritage Bank. ...

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AJRA Rodeo

The 2014 Arkansas Junior Rodeo Association season kicked off last weekend with rodeos Saturday and Sunday in Mountain View. Photo page published in the March 12 issue. ...

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50K Trail Run

Runners in the Sylamore Trail 50K-25K Run make the Sylamore Creek Crossing Feb. 15 before proceeding on the trail. More than 380 runners participated in the two races. See photo page and winner list in the Feb. 19 issue. ...

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IMBA Trail Building/Cleaning

The International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA) Trail Building School conducted a mountain bike trail building course in Stone County Feb. 1 About 75 volunteers then worked on the Syllamo Mountain Bike Trail. See a photo page and more information in the Feb. 5 issue. ...

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Trail Cleaning Effort set Feb. 1

Representatives from the International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA) were in town last weekend making preparations for a planned mountain bike trail cleanup. The project is set for Saturday, Feb. 1. Steve Schneider, IMBA South Central Regional Director, said he plans to bring as many as 50 volunteers to Mountain View to work on the trail, many of whom are participating in the Subaru/IMBA Trail Building S ...

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Bike Trail Damage Addressed

An effort is underway to clean up the Syllamo Mountain Bike Trail in the national forest, after the trail was left in poor shape by recent logging and the ice storms of 2008 and 2009. The effort was launched by the International Mountain Bike Association, (IMBA). Steve Schneider, IMBA South Central regional director, said he met with U.S. Forest Service officials Nov. 22 to discuss the problem. Schneider sa ...

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