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LITZINGER, BOWERS LEAD FAYETTEVILLE TO ROUT OF VAN BUREN

Will Litzinger had a three interception game once in eighth grade at Woodland Junior High. Now he ha...

11/4/2017

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POINTERS SHUTOUT

For a school record fourth time in 2017, Springdale Har-Ber kept its opponent off the scoreboard. ...

10/28/2017

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HUTCHINS' FOUR SCORES LEAD SPRINGDALE TO ROUT OF VAN BUREN | Springdale got back to playing its style of football Friday night. The Red'Dogs snapped a three-...
- SCOTTIE BORDELON | 10/21/2017
ROGERS HIGH HOLDS OFF VAN BUREN | Rogers High stopped a trick play from Van Buren then used one of its own for a touchdown to gain its...
- HAROLD MCILVAIN | 10/14/2017
SPRINGDALE HAR-BER 3, VAN BUREN 0 | The Lady Wildcats remained in sole possession of second place in the 7A-West with a road sweep of Va...
- HENRY APPLE | 10/13/2017
VAN BUREN, ROGERS BEGIN PLAYOFF MODE IN OCTOBER | The playoffs start almost a month earlier than scheduled for Rogers and Van Buren. “That’s how we...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 10/13/2017
SPRINGDALE HIGH 3, VAN BUREN 2 | Springdale avenged a heartbreaking five-set home loss to the Lady Pointers in the first round of con...
- SCOTTIE BORDELON | 10/11/2017
ROGERS HERITAGE EDGES VAN BUREN IN OT | Rogers Heritage coach Tony Travis was hoping to teach his War Eagles a lesson, by going for two poin...
- PAUL BOYD | 10/7/2017
BENTONVILLE WAKES UP, ROLLS PAST VAN BUREN | Van Buren couldn't have asked for a better start to the game, but Bentonville High bounced back quic...
- HAROLD MCILVAIN | 9/30/2017

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VAN BUREN UNABLE TO OVERCOME BENTONVILLE WEST’S HOT START | Bentonville West’s hot start to the season continued on Friday night. West needed just six plays ...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 9/23/2017
WISE LEADS NORTHSIDE PAST VAN BUREN | Junior quarterback Derrick Wise showed his play-making ability Friday night for the Fort Smith North...
- HAROLD MCILVAIN | 9/9/2017
VAN BUREN, NORTHSIDE BOTH SEEKING TO TURN PAGE | When Northside lines up against Van Buren today, both teams are attempting to turn the page. The ...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 9/8/2017
BENTONVILLE HIGH 3, VAN BUREN 0 | Bentonville remained unbeaten in 7A-West play with a 25-12, 25-18, 25-10 victory over Van Buren. ...
- PAUL BOYD | 9/6/2017
WOLVERINES TOP POINTERS | Bentonville West volleyball coach Julie Rowan doesn’t want to jinx anything by proclaiming the Lady ...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 9/1/2017
POINTERS NIP CATS | Van Buren’s T.J. Saniseng and Len Huang defeated Conway’s Thomas McNabb and Parker Padgett, 8-4, to ...
- STAFF | 9/1/2017
CAREFREE SANISENG BLOSSOMS AS VAN BUREN’S NO. 1 SINGLES PLAYER | T.J. Saniseng likes the idea of playing singles. The former Van Buren doubles player is just as e...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 8/31/2017
FOOTBALL: ALMA EDGES VAN BUREN | Alma head coach Doug Loughridge earned his 100th career coaching career on Tuesday night, but it’s t...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 8/30/2017
VAN BUREN, ALMA OPEN SEASON EARLY | What better way to start the season earlier than most teams than against a neighboring county rival....
- LELAND BARCLAY | 8/29/2017
FOOTBALL: VAN BUREN SCRIMMAGES PRAIRIE GROVE | The Pointers also played two timed quarters on their scrimmage on Tuesday against Prairie Grove. ...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 8/27/2017
TENNIS: VAN BUREN, GREENWOOD GO TOE-TO-TOE | A pair of boys’ singles players coming off state tournament appearances last season squared off in a...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 8/25/2017
VOLLEYBALL: BASS, SOUTHSIDE MAVERICKS EDGE SCRAPPY POINTERS | Southside def. Van Buren, 25-13, 18-25, 25-18, 19-25, 15-13 Dynamite comes in small packages. ...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 8/23/2017
REEVES LIKES VAN BUREN LADY POINTERS’ CHEMISTRY | Van Buren volleyball coach Brent Reeves has the best of two worlds heading into Tuesday’s 2017 opene...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 8/21/2017
VAN BUREN’S LEFTY-SWINGING RAUSER FINDS HIS NICHE ON LINKS, DIAMOND | You could say Van Buren’s Ethan Rauser became the accidental left-handed golfer — a mirage in a sea ...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 8/21/2017
VAN BUREN’S WALLACE TRIUMPHS IN DUAL MEET WITH ALMA | Van Buren’s Cade Wallace fired a 76 Tuesday at River Valley Golf Course in Alma in a dual meet with ...
- STAFF | 8/10/2017
VAN BUREN 2017 FOOTBALL PREVIEW | The Van Buren Pointers have not had an easy time of it the past few years. The Pointers went 2-8 las...
- TOMMY TABLER | 7/17/2017
TEAMS GOING THROUGH OFF-SEASON WORKOUTS | Unlike last off-season, Van Buren coach Brent Reeves has had the luxury of conducting off-season pra...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 6/16/2017
AWESOME LEARNING EXPERIENCE ON CAPITAL HILL | Another awesome learning experience on Capital Hill with Representative Womack! National History Day...
- STAFF | 6/14/2017
END OF YEAR CONVOCATION | On May 31st the VBSD had the end of year convocation. The district recognized staff members with 10y...
- STAFF | 6/7/2017
VAN BUREN POINTERS PRACTICING NEW LOOK | The Van Buren Pointers definitely had a new offensive look as they wrapped up spring football drills...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 6/4/2017
GETTING MORE PHYSICAL DURING SPRING WORKOUTS | Van Buren got a taste of life in the highly competitive 7A-West last season, with the Pointers winni...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 5/23/2017
ROCKET ACE HOLDS OFF POINTERS | The Catholic Rockets took advantage of their opportunities on Thursday afternoon and then held on. ...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 5/18/2017
CABOT 8, VAN BUREN 6 | Rylie Hamilton hit a grand slam to rally Cabot past Van Buren. Cabot was down 4-1 in the third inni...
- RICK FIRES | 5/13/2017
START TIME CHANGED AT STATE SOFTBALL | Friday’s games at the 7A State Baseball and Softball Tournaments have been pushed back due to rain i...
- MASCOT MEDIA | 5/12/2017
LITTLE ROCK CATHOLIC 3, VAN BUREN 1 | Junior left-hander Evan Hiatt allowed just four hits and struck out 13 to lead the Rockets to a mino...
- MIKE CAPSHAW | 5/11/2017
POINTERS POUND MAVS TO OPEN STATE TOURNAMENT | The Southside Mavs watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in an 11-1 loss to Van Bure...
- GAMECHANGER MEDIA | 5/11/2017
VAN BUREN 11, FORT SMITH SOUTHSIDE 1 | McKennah Sikes threw a two-hitter over five innings and drove in five runs -- including a grand slam...
- HENRY APPLE | 5/11/2017
ROGERS HERITAGE 3, VAN BUREN 1 | The Lady War Eagles jumped to a 2-0 halftime lead and cruised to the win Monday at Gates Stadium to ...
- STAFF | 5/10/2017
GREEN SOX GROW INTO VAN BUREN POINTERS | Jeremiah Douglas had a night to remember in his final home game for Van Buren. Douglas tripled and ...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 5/10/2017
POINTERS SALVAGE SPLIT WITH FAYETTEVILLE | The Van Buren Pointers will take momentum into the Class 7A state tournament. Van Buren knocked off...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 5/10/2017
VAN BUREN CATCHER OVERCOMES DISABILITY | It’s safe to say Baylor Miles has an infectious personality whenever she’s playing softball. The Va...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 5/7/2017
FAYETTEVILLE 7, VAN BUREN 0 | The Lady Purple'Dogs (16-4, 11-3) won their third match in four days to secure the No. 2 seed from t...
- SCOTTIE BORDELON | 5/6/2017
VB CLINCHES NO. 3 SEED AT STATE WITH WIN | Van Buren ended its 7A-West schedule with a flourish. Behind a grand slam home run by Baylor Miles ...
- STAFF | 5/6/2017
VAN BUREN 7, FAYETTEVILLE 5 | A Bulldogs' error broke a 5-5 tie in fourth inning to help Van Buren pull out the home victory. The...
- STAFF | 5/3/2017
SPRINGDALE HAR-BER 9, VAN BUREN 0 | The Wildcats moved within a game of a conference championship Tuesday night, demolishing the Pointer...
- PAUL BOYD | 5/3/2017
SPRINGDALE HAR-BER 7, VAN BUREN 0 | Har-Ber captured its fifth win in its last six matches Tuesday with a dominant performance against t...
- PAUL BOYD | 5/3/2017
BULLDOGS ROLL OVER VAN BUREN IN FIVE INNINGS | Alex Blagg held onto the baseball, and Fayetteville grabbed the 7A-West Conference title with a 10-...
- MIKE CAPSHAW | 5/2/2017
VAN BUREN 11, SPRINGDALE 0 | The Lady Pointers snapped a three-game 7A-West losing streak in a big way Thursday by getting the sh...
- STAFF | 4/28/2017
HAR-BER 2, VAN BUREN 1 | Har-Ber’s Caleb Grace, a former travel ball teammate of Van Buren’s Ethan Holmes, outdueled his for...
- STAFF | 4/28/2017
POINTERS DEFEAT WILDCATS | Van Buren got its offense going early and often, then the Pointers put the game out of reach late wi...
- HAROLD MCLLVAIN | 4/26/2017
ROGERS HIGH 3, VAN BUREN 1 | Leslie Barrales had a hat trick to lead the Lady Mounties to a 3-0 halftime lead and they cruised to...
- PAUL BOYD | 4/26/2017
ROGERS 3, VAN BUREN 2 | Rogers scored three runs in the top of the first and made that stand, as the Lady Pointers dropped t...
- STAFF | 4/25/2017
VAN BUREN REMAIN IN THICK OF 7A-WEST RACE | Van Buren baseball coach David Loyd didn’t expect to his team to win every game. There are peaks and...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 4/21/2017
VAN BUREN BOUNCES BACK WITH SHUTOUT | For the first time this season, the Van Buren Pointers fell out of the top two spots in the 7A-West ...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 4/20/2017
BENTONVILLE HIGH 7, VAN BUREN 2 | Cailey Cochran's fourth-inning double drove in Amy Springer with the go-ahead run as Bentonville wen...
- RICK FIRES | 4/19/2017
BENTONVILLE HIGH 4, VAN BUREN 4 (7-6 PKS) | Hayden Townsend kicked the game-winning penalty kick as Bentonville outlasted Van Buren in a shootou...
- SCOTTIE BORDELON | 4/19/2017
ETHAN HOLMES ENJOYING BIG SEASON | here are many ways to define team chemistry. Good teammates, fishing pals, good practice players. E...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 4/15/2017
POINTERS LIMIT CYCLONE’S BATS IN WIN | A late rally ended a pitcher’s duel on Friday night. Chase Moore squirted a base hit over first bas...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 4/15/2017
SNOWDEN SIGNS WITH HENDERSON STATE | Van Buren’s Lani Snowen signed a letter of intent to play basketball with Henderson State on Thursda...
- STAFF | 4/14/2017
POINTERS, IT TURNS OUT, ARE HUMAN AFTER ALL | The Pointers, it turns out, are human after all. After stealing a 7-3 win over the road Monday again...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 4/14/2017
ROGERS STIFLES LEAGUE-LEADING VAN BUREN | Mason Mitchell isn’t the ace of the pitching staff for the Rogers Mountaineers, but he pitched like ...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 4/12/2017
SIKES LEADS VAN BUREN PAST ROGERS HIGH | McKennah Sikes worked out of a couple of jams in the circle and hit a tie-breaking two-run home run ...
- PAUL BOYD | 4/11/2017
VAN BUREN 7, ROGERS HIGH 3 (9 INNINGS) | The Mounties took advantage of two Van Buren errors to tie the game in the bottom of the seventh, bu...
- HENRY APPLE | 4/11/2017
VAN BUREN 4, SPRINGDALE HAR-BER 3 | Van Buren rallied from a 2-0 deficit in the top of the first to pull out the 7A-West win at home on ...
- STAFF | 4/9/2017
CATRON, TEAMMATES SHARE LAUGHTER, HARD WORK | Good pitching, solid defense and clutch hitting from everyone on the roster has been a difference-ma...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 4/7/2017
7A-WEST HOME WIN FOR POINTERS | The Lady Pointers trailed early in Tuesday’s 7A-West home game with Springdale before scoring seven ...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 4/6/2017
VAN BUREN TEAMMATES SHARE LAUGHTER, HARD WORK | Good pitching, solid defense and clutch hitting from everyone on the roster has been a difference-ma...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 4/6/2017
JOHNSON HURLS PERFECT GAME AGAINST HERITAGE | Ethan Holmes drove in four runs with a trio of hits in Van Buren’s 12-0 win over Heritage on Tuesday...
- STAFF | 4/5/2017
VAN BUREN’S ETHAN HOLMES GETS IT DONE | Ethan Holmes had the big arm and the big bat for the Van Buren Pointers on Monday. Holmes tossed a ...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 4/4/2017
VAN BUREN 10, BROOKLAND 0 | McKennah Sikes threw a two-hit shutout through four innings and ended the game by hitting a three-RB...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 4/1/2017
SOFTBALL: ANNUAL RIVER CITY RUMBLE BEGINS TOD | Now in its 14th year, the annual River City Rumble softball tournament has fast become one of the pr...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 3/31/2017
VAN BUREN RALLIES FOR MUCH-NEEDED 7A-WEST WIN | After dropping its 7A-West opener before spring break, Van Buren couldn't afford to fall to 0-2 in c...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 3/30/2017
ROGERS HERITAGE 4, VAN BUREN 0 | Erol Banuelos had a hat trick, while Alex Perez added a goal and an assist to lead the War Eagles to...
- HENRY APPLE | 3/29/2017
BENTONVILLE 3, VAN BUREN 2 | Bentonville snapped Van Buren's 10-game winning streak to open the season Tuesday afternoon. They di...
- STAFF | 3/29/2017
VAN BUREN DEFEATS OZARK | The Lady Pointers hit three home runs and scored in all five innings as they posted a run-rule win M...
- STAFF | 3/28/2017
VAN BUREN KEEPS ROLLING, TOPS CABOT 10-5 | Evan Jones drove in three runs with a pair of hits and Ethan Holmes pitched five innings for his fif...
- STAFF | 3/23/2017
VAN BUREN SENIOR KEEPER HAS BEEN A SURPRISE | Andy Lopez is the definition of what it means to be a team player. The Van Buren senior goal keeper...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 3/22/2017
VAN BUREN PREPARING FOR SPRING BREAK TRIP | Van Buren is packing for Tennessee this week. Area high school baseball coaches will be on the roa...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 3/21/2017
VAN BUREN STAY PERFECT WITH WIN OVER RIVAL | The Van Buren Pointers played their third game in four days on Friday, and the pitching staff turned...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 3/18/2017
GRIFFITH LIFTS BENTONVILLE PAST VAN BUREN | Kent Early likes Keelah Griffith's chances when she's at the plate, even when she's behind in the co...
- HENRY APPLE | 3/17/2017
BENTONVILLE HIGH 4, VAN BUREN 1 | Rodrigo Mouron completed a hat track in the first half, and Bentonville enjoyed its home opener with...
- SCOTTIE BORDELON | 3/17/2017
VAN BUREN’S SIKES OFF TO HOT START | Regardless of venue, Van Buren softball coach Andy Williams said senior McKennah Sikes can make an i...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 3/17/2017
VAN BUREN 2, BENTONVILLE WEST 1 | Van Buren did all of its scoring in the first inning, then held off West to ruin the Wolverines’ 7A-...
- RICK FIRES | 3/15/2017
7A-WEST OPENER AT BENTONVILLE WEST | Van Buren's 7A-West opener at Bentonville West Monday was pushed back a day. The Pointers (4-0) open...
- STAFF | 3/14/2017
VAN BUREN TAKES DOWN ALMA | While Monday's weather conditions weren't quite favorable, Van Buren softball coach Andy Williams an...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 3/14/2017
PANTHERS CLIP POINTERS IN RIVER VALLEY CUP | The Van Buren Pointers did everything Friday afternoon against Siloam Springs except put the ball in...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 3/11/2017
VAN BUREN 4, WISTER 3 | The Van Buren Pointers keep finding ways to win baseball games. The Pointers' Bryson Patrick drew ...
- SATFF | 3/10/2017
VB COACH SEEKS IMPROVEMENT | The Lady Pointers have won all three of their games, and have outscored their opponents in those gam...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 3/9/2017
GOOD BALANCE HAS VAN BUREN PLAYING WELL EARLY | Good balance, sharp pitching, and steady defense have helped the Van Buren Pointers to a 3-0 record....
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 3/9/2017
VAN BUREN TO 5-0 WIN AGAINST GREENWOOD | After a bit of a slow start, the Van Buren Pointers' soccer team is beginning to find their way at B...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 3/8/2017
VAN BUREN SQUARE OFF IN NONCONFERENCE PLAY | The Pointers had a great showing in Cabot over the weekend, earning a 2-0-1 record. Van Buren's Dan...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 3/7/2017
VAN BUREN 15, CHARLESTON 1 | Ethan Rauser hit a grand slam as part of a six-run fifth inning and the Van Buren Pointers hit a tri...
- STAFF | 3/7/2017
VAN BUREN 8, PARIS 0 | McKennah Sikes had a big day at the plate and on the mound in the Lady Pointers' win Monday. Sikes ...
- STAFF | 3/7/2017
VAN BUREN 15, CHARLESTON 1 | Ethan Rauser hit a grand slam as part of a six-run fifth inning and the Van Buren Pointers hit a tri...
- STAFF | 3/7/2017
BASKETBALL: LADY POINTERS’ TOURNEY RUN ENDS | North Little Rock withstood Van Buren's best shot on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Charging Wildcats...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 3/5/2017
VAN BUREN 43, FORT SMITH NORTHSIDE 37, OT | The Lady Pointers outscored the Lady Bears 6-0 in overtime to grind out a tough win and advance to t...
- PAUL BOYD | 3/3/2017
TRACK SEASON IS UNDERWAY | VBHS Staff Reports The high school track season got underway with the Y-Timing Invitational at Faye...
- VBHS STAFF | 3/3/2017
SOFTBALL: VAN BUREN GIRLS BLANK SOUTHSIDE | Van Buren 8, Southside 0 SOFTBALL — Lauren Suggs doubled home a run and Janelle Pargo singled home ...
- TIMES RECORD STAFF | 3/3/2017
BRYANT 50, VAN BUREN 44 | Lowell Washington’s three-pointer with 5:02 left in the third quarter snapped a 29-29 tie and gave B...
- HENRY APPLE | 3/3/2017
VAN BUREN GIRLS’ COMPETITIVENESS | While most teenagers are sleeping in on Saturday morning and enjoying a lazy weekend, Halie Jennen i...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 3/2/2017
VAN BUREN’S LONE SENIOR ADJUSTS TO NEW ROLE | Beau Beckner's life on the basketball court has changed a lot in a year. Beckner was Van Buren's lo...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 3/1/2017
VAN BUREN PIN SOUTHSIDE | Ethan Holmes made some good pitches in Tuesday afternoon's 2017 opener with the Southside Mavericks....
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 3/1/2017
VAN BUREN 13, BOONEVILLE 0 | The Lady Pointers had a great start to their 2017 season Monday, scoring 10 runs in the first inning...
- STAFF | 2/28/2017
7A STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT PREVIEW | 7A State Basketball Tournament Comes to Town The largest schools in the state of Arkansas will conv...
- VBHS STAFF | 2/26/2017
BASKETBALL: FAYETTEVILLE TOPS VB | The 14th conference win of the season was the hardest of them all for the Fayetteville Lady Bulldogs...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 2/25/2017
POINTERS SPLIT WITH HAR-BER | SPRINGDALE -- Pressure defense made Springdale Har-Ber's third meeting with Van Buren vastly differe...
- SCOTTIE BORDELON | 2/22/2017
SOFTBALL: POINTERS START SEASON WITH 18-7 WIN | VBHS Staff Reports The Pointer softball team started the season with an 18-7 victory over Russellvi...
- VBHS STAFF | 2/22/2017
GAME OF THE WEEK COMES TO VAN BUREN! | Friday's Fayetteville at Van Buren boys and girls basketball games will be featured as the the Masco...
- MASCOT MEDIA | 2/21/2017
MASON HAYES TAKES 2ND AT STATE | Mason Hayes won three straight matches in the 120 pound weight class before being defeated by Logan ...
- VBHS STAFF | 2/19/2017
WEST'S LIFTS VAN BUREN TO WIN | Disappointed in his play after Tuesday's win against Rogers High, Jordan West watched film by himse...
- SCOTTIE BORDELON | 2/18/2017
BASKETBALL: VAN BUREN SWEEPS SPRINGDALE | SPRINGDALE -- Disappointed in his play after Tuesday's win against Rogers High, Jordan West watched ...
- SCOTTIE BORDELON | 2/18/2017
LOCAL WRESTLERS TO COMPETE AT STATE TOURNAMEN | Several local high school wrestlers will be taking part in this weekend's state tournament in Little...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 2/17/2017
BASKETBALL: VAN BUREN RALLIES PAST ROGERS | VAN BUREN -- Junior guard Jamilyn Kinney made the plays Van Buren needed down the stretch to pull aw...
- HAROLD MCLLVAIN | 2/15/2017
BASKETBALL: HERITAGE AND VAN BUREN SPLIT | ROGERS -- Rogers Heritage never led against Van Buren until the final seconds of the third quarter, ...
- PAUL BOYD | 2/11/2017
SNOWDEN, LADY POINTERS ROUT HERITAGE, 57-21 | Lani Snowden, Taylar Sutton and Jamilyn Kinney scored in double-digits to lead Van Buren to the merc...
- STAFF | 2/10/2017
BASKETBALL: LADY POINTERS CLAW BACK FOR WIN | Four nights after cruising to a 49-point win, the Van Buren Lady Pointers had to scratch and claw fo...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 2/8/2017
VAN BUREN HOSTS BENTONVILLE IN TIGHT MATCHUP | The top of the 7A-West boys standings is tight among three teams. Tuesday, it will get even tighter...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 2/7/2017
BASKETBALL: POINTERS STAY HOT IN 7A-WEST | The Van Buren Pointers ran their 7A-West winning streak to six straight on Friday night. Somehow. ...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 2/4/2017
POINTERS RETURN TO THE COURT | Van Buren returns to court Van Buren returns home for consecutive games today against newcomer Bent...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 2/3/2017
KAMERON COLLINS SIGNS WITH LYON COLLEGE | Lyon College felt like home. For Van Buren cornerback Kameron Collins, he was sold. "What I really ...
- STAFF | 2/2/2017
ANDY REED SIGNS WITH HENDRIX COLLEGE | There was a hometown feel to the Hendrix College football program that Van Buren's Andy Reed knew he...
- STAFF | 2/2/2017
BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: VAN BUREN STREAK CONTINUE | The Van Buren Pointers will take the longest active winning streak in the 7A-West into the open date...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 1/31/2017
VAN BUREN SPLITS WITH FAYETTEVILLE | FAYETTEVILLE -- Maya Mayberry was the best point guard on the floor during Fayetteville's 7A-West vi...
- VERNON TARVER | 1/28/2017
BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK: VB TAKES ON FAYETTEVILLE | It's time for the anticipated showdown in the 7A-West. Van Buren and Fayetteville both trailed on T...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 1/27/2017
BASKETBALL: VAN BUREN SWEEPS HAR-BER | Van Buren was battered, bruised, and bleeding, literally, at halftime on Tuesday night. Then they p...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 1/25/2017
BASKETBALL: LANI SNOWDEN HAS HEART OF CHAMP | It became official at the Fort Smith Tournament of Champions in early December when Lani Snowden rec...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 1/24/2017
BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK: VB AT HOME TUESDAY | Pointers, Rally, Too, For OT Win The Pointers held Springdale without a field goal for 11 minutes F...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 1/24/2017
KINNEY, A MULTIFACETED PLAYER FOR VB | VAN BUREN (KFSM)- The Lady Pointers are off to one of their best starts in years in 7-A West play, b...
- BROOKE GRIMSLEY | 1/24/2017
BASKETBALL: VBHS SWEEPS SPRINGDALE | Two key scoring runs were all the Van Buren Lady Pointers needed on Friday night. Van Buren parlaye...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 1/21/2017
BASKETBALL: VBHS NOTEBOOK | Kinney hits mark The Van Buren Lady Pointers were locked in a 20-20 halftime tie at Rogers on Tuesd...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 1/20/2017
BASKETBALL: VAN BUREN ROLLS OVER ROGERS HIGH | ROGERS -- Van Buren applied an early knockout punch in 7A-West Conference boys basketball Tuesday ni...
- PAUL BOYD | 1/18/2017
BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK: VAN BUREN RETURNS HOME | Van Buren celebrated its first home game in six weeks Friday night with its first 7A-West win behind...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 1/17/2017
BASKETBALL: POINTERS SWEEP HERITAGE | Home, sweet, home. The Van Buren Lady Pointers jumped out to a big lead and rolled to a 58-27 win a...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 1/14/2017
VB TO HOST STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT | Van Buren High School will host the class 7A state basketball championship tournament set for March ...
- TANIAH TUDOR | 1/14/2017
POINTERS DEFEATED AT BENTONVILLE | The last time Bentonville High's boys had played on their home floor before Tuesday night, they trai...
- HENRY APPLE | 1/11/2017
BASKETBALL: LADY POINTERS DEFEAT BENTONVILLE | Van Buren 57, Bentonville High 42 Jamilyn Kinney had 23 points through three quarters as Van Buren ...
- HENRY APPLE | 1/11/2017
POINTERS OPEN CONFERENCE PLAY | Bentonville West 50, Van Buren 35 BOYS - West broke away from a halftime tie to rally to the win. ...
- STAFF | 1/8/2017
VAN BUREN 60, BENTONVILLE WEST 35 | Jamilyn Kinney scored a game-high 20 points, including a personal 6-0 run in the final 2.9 seconds o...
- CHIP SOUZA | 1/8/2017
POINTERS SWEEP SOUTHSIDE | A thirty-point win notwithstanding, Van Buren coach Chris Bryant knows the Lady Pointers are about t...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 1/4/2017
VAN BUREN FALLS IN TOURNEY'S SEMIFINALS | Fayetteville White's Isaiah Askew and Ross Shirey combined for 38 points to beat the Pointers 51-45 ...
- GEORGE CLAY MITCHELL | 1/3/2017
SILOAM SPRINGS 36, VAN BUREN 27 | Lexi Miller hit two free throws with 3:56 remaining in the game to put the Lady Pointers within two...
- GEORGE CLAY MITCHELL | 1/3/2017
VAN BUREN 40, HERITAGE 33 | For about 1:49 it was close. Braydon Gilmore hit a pair of free throws and sparked an 18-3 run to f...
- GEORGE CLAY MITCHELL | 1/3/2017
HERITAGE 43, VAN BUREN 35 | The Lady Pointers battled back in the second half, but Heritage was able to hold off the late rally....
- GEORGE CLAY MITCHELL | 1/3/2017
VAN BUREN ENDS 2016 WELL | The Van Buren Pointerettes are right where they want to be to open the new year. They won all three...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 1/3/2017
VB GIRLS REPEAT IN NEOSHO HOLIDAY CLASSIC | NEOSHO, Mo. – The usual suspects squared off for the girls championship of the 62nd annual Neosho Ho...
- LEVI PAYTON | 12/31/2016
NEOSHO HOLIDAY CLASSIC | VAN BUREN 58, NEOSHO (MO.) 47 Senior forward Beau Beckner scored 22 points and grabbed 15 rebounds ...
- STAFF | 12/30/2016
NEOSHO HOLIDAY CLASSIC | VAN BUREN 62, EAST NEWTON (MO.) 43 Junior guard Jordan West scored 17 points and the Pointers (5-5)...
- STAFF | 12/29/2016
NEOSHO HOLIDAY CLASSIC | MAUMELLE 67, VAN BUREN 30 Tremont Robinson opened the game with a dunk and the Hornets (8-2) score...
- STAFF | 12/28/2016
SUTTON'S GAME COMES FULL CIRCLE AT VAN BUREN | Officially, Van Buren senior Taylar Sutton is a post player. Her job is pretty simple, actually. Re...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 12/27/2016
NEOSHO HOLIDAY CLASSIC | The Pointer Basketball teams will be playing in the Neosho Holiday Classic this week. 1st Round - P...
- VBHS STAFF | 12/27/2016
DISCUS THROWER GETS TO COMPETE IN AUSTRALIA | In a discus throw at one of his meets last spring, Van Buren freshman Garrett Standifird set a natio...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 12/25/2016
LADY POINTERS WIN TOC OPENER | Van Buren made quite an impression in the school's first-ever Tournament of Champions game. The Lad...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 12/14/2016
JH BASKETBALL ROUNDUP | Both Pointer squads suffered their second straight setback for the week with a pair of River Valley ...
- GEORGE CLAY MITCHELL | 12/14/2016
VB FINISHES 2ND IN TOC | Many thought nobody stood much of a chance to knock off a nationally ranked Hamilton Heights squad a...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 12/11/2016
POINTERS TAKE 3RD IN CYCLONE CLASSIC | Pointer Basketball to play in Cyclone Classic Starting Wednesday, the VBHS Pointer basketball team...
- STAFF | 12/10/2016
VB HEADS TO TOC TITLE GAME AFTER OT WIN | In a frenzied Tournament of Champions semifinal between local rivals, it took overtime to settle mat...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 12/10/2016
VB WINS TOC OPENER AGAINST TULSA EAST CENTRAL | Van Buren made quite an impression in the school's first-ever Tournament of Champions game. The Lad...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 12/9/2016
LADY POINTERS POWER PAST OZARK | Throughout the first half, the Van Buren Lady Pointers were locked in a tight struggle against Ozark...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 12/7/2016
VAN BUREN SPLIT AT SHOOTOUT | The Pointers broke open a close game by capitalizing on four turnovers in the third quarter to take ...
- GEORGE CLAY MITCHELL | 12/7/2016
VB'S JONES CONNECTS ON LONG-RANGE SHOTS | In the first half of Saturday's Van Buren Classic game against Ozark, Van Buren's Bailey Jones was h...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 12/6/2016
POINTER BASKETBALL TO PLAY IN CYCLONE CLASSIC | Starting Wednesday, the VBHS Pointer basketball team will play in the Cyclone Classic at Russellvill...
- STAFF | 12/5/2016
LADY POINTERS PLAY IN TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS | The Lady Pointer basketball team will play in the Tournament of Champions at Fort Smith Southside th...
- STAFF | 12/5/2016
BASKETBALL: VB GIRLS PULL AWAY IN SECOND HALF | Throughout the first half, the Van Buren Lady Pointers were locked in a tight struggle against Ozark...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 12/4/2016
VAN BUREN CLASSIC ROUNDUP | Southside literally came out firing on all cylinders in Friday's game at the Van Buren Classic. The...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 12/3/2016
HOT START PROPELS CONWAY GIRLS PAST VAN BUREN | Savannah Lowe scored 19 points Tuesday night as Conway spoiled Van Buren's season opener, 64-57. T...
- STAFF | 11/23/2016
VAN BUREN GIRLS PRIMED FOR DEEP PLAYOFF RUN | Van Buren girls basketball coach Chris Bryant has all the pieces in place to make a serious state to...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 11/22/2016
PREP VOLLEYBALL: VB WINS OPENING ROUND MATCH | Van Buren 3, Northside 2 Van Buren's Alex Dupree split two defenders for a kill in the fifth and d...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 10/26/2016
POINTERS, BULLDOGS PREVIEW | Two teams are coming into the game on Friday seeking to shake off tough losses from last week. The S...
- TOM TABLER | 10/19/2016
POINTERS, MOUNTIES RECAP | The Rogers Mounties came into the game Friday night looking to bounce back from a tough loss to Faye...
- TOM TABLER | 10/18/2016
WEST FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: VB HUSTLES FOR WIN | Russell Davis, all 260 pounds, hustled all the way from his left tackle position to pounce on a team...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 10/13/2016
FOOTBALL: VB'S MALONE GOES THE EXTRA MILE | The Van Buren Pointers have two wins this season, and senior safety Miles Malone has had gigantic de...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 10/13/2016
FOOTBALL: POINTERS PICK UP 7A-WEST VICTORY | The Van Buren Pointers put offense and defense together on Friday night. The Pointers forced Rogers...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 10/8/2016
POINTERS, TIGERS RECAP | The Van Buren Pointers traveled back up I-49 to take on the Bentonville Tigers a week after falling ...
- TOM TABLER | 10/3/2016
PREP TENNIS: VAN BUREN SWEEPS SPRINGDALE. | Van Buren did everything it needed to do to sweep Springdale in both the men’s and women’s divisions...
- GEORGE CLAY MITCHELL | 10/1/2016
VAN BUREN, BENTONVILLE WEST RECAP | The Van Buren Pointers came into the game against the Bentonville West Wolverines, fresh off a hard ...
- TOM TABLER | 9/28/2016
PREP XC: VB WINS BOYS JUNIOR HIGH RACE | The Van Buren junior high squads took either first or second in their respective divisions at the Ma...
- GEORGE CLAY MITCHELL | 9/28/2016
TENNIS: VAN BUREN TAKE TWO FROM HERITAGE | Van Buren completed its first conference sweep of the season as it defeated Heritage at Rogers on Tu...
- GEORGE CLAY MITCHELL | 9/24/2016
FOOTBALL: POINTERS TRAVEL TO BENTONVILLE WEST | Van Buren at Bentonville West The new kid on the block meets the newcomer to the conference. New B...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 9/23/2016
PREP XC: VAN BUREN RUNS AT MSSU STAMPEDE | Van Buren’s cross country team participated in the Missouri Southern Stampede in Joplin, Mo., on Sat...
- GEORGE CLAY MITCHELL | 9/21/2016
VOLLEYBALL: POINTERS TOP ALMA IN FOUR SETS | Alma had Van Buren on the ropes in the second game of Monday's nonconference clash. That's about the...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 9/20/2016
FOOTBALL: VB PICKS UP FIRST 'W' | Van Buren had to wait two hours longer than anticipated to notch its first win of the season. Wides...
- ERIC BURNEY | 9/18/2016
FOOTBALL: SILOAM READIES FOR VAN BURENE | The Siloam Springs Panthers know they’ll have to play assignment football tonight against Van Buren’...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 9/16/2016
VOLLEYBALL: GREENWOOD VS VAN BUREN | GREENWOOD — Greenwood posted a three-set sweep against Van Buren on Monday (25-22, 25-10, 25-15). B...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 9/13/2016
VOLLEYBALL: MORRISON BRINGS POSITIVE VIBES | Looking back, it almost seems easy now. The junior olympic volleyball experience; the practices; th...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 9/11/2016
FOOTBALL: NORTHSIDE WINS AT VAN BUREN | By Buck RinggoldTimes Recordbringgold@swtimes.com Northside got several big plays in the second and ...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 9/10/2016
TENNIS: VAN BUREN SPLITS WITH CONFERENCE FOES | Van Buren split their last two tennis outings sweeping Springdale before falling to Har-Ber at home....
- GEORGE CLAY MITCHELL | 9/10/2016
FOOTBALL: NORTHSIDE VS VAN BUREN | Without a doubt, there should be a lot of emotion involved when Northside lines up against Van Buren...
- BUCK RINGGOLD | 9/9/2016
VOLLEYBALL: VAN BUREN POINTERS TOP HERITAGE | First-year Van Buren volleyball coach Brent Reeves was happy with the way his team responded in the ...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 9/9/2016
PREP GOLF: POINTERS REMAIN UNDEFEATED | The Van Buren Pointers remain undefeated with a win at Siloam Springs back on Sept. 1. Bre Lee won ...
- GEORGE CLAY MITCHELL | 9/7/2016
PREP XC: VAN BUREN OPENS SEASON AT MEMPHIS | Van Buren took a contingent of runners to the participate in the Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic hel...
- GEORGE CLAY MITCHELL | 9/7/2016
BASKETBALL: COACH GETS INDUCTED INTO HOF | The Arkansas Tech Golden Suns back in the early 1990's and was the only four-year college basketball...
- GEORGE CLAY MITCHELL | 9/3/2016
FOOTBALL: VAN BUREN FIGHTS HARD IN LOSS | ALMA — The Alma Airedales opened their season with a 99-yard touchdown drive and marched into the re...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 8/31/2016
FOOTBALL: ALMA, VB TO MEET FOR 70TH TIME | The Van Buren Pointers and Alma Airedales will be among the first teams to kickoff the football seas...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 8/30/2016
ESPINOSA, VB POINTERS EMBRACE RETURN TO WEST | By Leland Barclay / Special to the Times Record The Van Buren Pointers have embraced their move back...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 8/28/2016
FOOTBALL: VAN BUREN READY FOR RETURN TO WEST | The Van Buren Pointers are embracing their blue-collar, hard-working roots. “There’s no doubt about...
- LELAND BARCLAY | 8/28/2016
VAN BUREN VOLLEYBALL COACH REEVES FITS | Midway through our conversation, Brent Reeves turned the tables. He started asking questions. And ha...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 8/27/2016
VOLLEYBALL: VAN BUREN OVERPOWERS VILONIA, ALM | ALMA — Emilee Aaron is going to get her share of kills, coach Brent Reeves acknowledged. But it's h...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 8/26/2016
VOLLEYBALL: SOUTHSIDE EDGES VAN BUREN IN FIVE | Southside coach Steve Haaser left Van Buren on Tuesday feeling good about his three seniors. He als...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 8/24/2016
PREP TENNIS: POINTERS SPLIT OPENER | The Van Buren Pointers won their season opener with a win as the team split with Bentonville West on...
- GEORGE "CLAY" MITCHELL | 8/24/2016
PREP GOLF: POINTERS WIN FIRST OUTING OF SEASO | The Van Buren Pointers opened their golf season on Monday with a win. The Pointers fired off a 310 ...
- GEORGE "CLAY" MITCHELL | 8/13/2016
POINTERS 2016 FOOTBALL PREVIEW | Over the past five years, wins in Van Buren have been difficult to come by. The road in 2016 will no...
- TOM TABLER | 8/11/2016
LADY POINTERS WRAP UP BUSY SUMMER | It has been a busy summer. Between team camps, weekend tournaments or just getting extra time on th...
- GEORGE "CLAY" MITCHELL | 8/7/2016
COLLEGE XC: BATEY HEADS TO RAGIN’ CAJUNS | LAFAYETTE — Former Van Buren standout Aaron Batey has been appointed as the head cross country coach...
- ULL SPORTS INFORMATION | 8/6/2016
HEART, PASSION DRIVE VB’S KAMERON COLLINS | Beads of sweat have formed on Kameron Collins' forehead. His Van Buren Pointers t-shirt is wringing ...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 7/31/2016
VB SCHOOLS PARTNER WITH UAFS | Officials with the Van Buren School District, University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and Arkansas Tech...
- KATE JORDAN | 7/31/2016
GREG WERNER SETS HIS SIGHTS | Van Buren football coach Greg Werner has a vision. So do his players and assistant coaches. The seco...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 7/29/2016
HALL OF HONOR TO INDUCT SEVEN | Seven will be inducted into the 2016 Van Buren High School Hall of Honor at an induction ceremony se...
- UNKNOWN | 7/27/2016
JORDAN BARLOW LOOKS BACK, AHEAD | Jordan Barlow had quite a prep career in the two seasons he played quarterback at Van Buren. The Oua...
- KEVIN TAYLOR | 7/21/2016
VB TENNIS STANDOUT MONTGOMERY WITH OBU | Van Buren tennis standout Braydon Montgomery signed a national letter of intent with Ouachita Baptis...
- UNKNOWN | 4/14/2016