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Arkansas Tech, Ouachita Baptist named tennis preseason favorites

Arkansas Tech, Ouachita Baptist named tennis preseason favorites

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (GAC) - The Great American Conference women's and men's tennis coaches have selected Arkansas Tech and Ouachita Baptist, respectively, as the preseason favorites to win the 2013 conference championships, the league office announced on Wednesday.

The Golden Suns and Tigers both claimed the inaugural GAC regular-season and tournament titles with perfect leagues against GAC foes. Arkansas Tech posted a 6-0 GAC record during the regular season while posting a 17-5 overall record. Ouachita Baptist went 16-7 last season and 3-0 within the GAC.

Both return multiple All-GAC honorees for 2013. Arkansas Tech brings back the 2012 GAC Freshman of the Year, Aida Castany, as well as Maria Aleman, who made the All-GAC First Team. Ouachita Baptist returns all three of its All-GAC performers, Helge Knuth, Marko Boskovic and Kenny Brasil.

Celsor Named GAC Player of the Week

Celsor Named GAC Player of the Week

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Junior forward Kristen Celson was named Great American Conference Player of the Week on Monday in a release by the conference office. It's the first time in her career she has received the honor.

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What's happening at Lake Dardanelle

What's happening at Lake Dardanelle

Lake Dardanelle State Park February 2013

Eagle Tours – Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the American Bald Eagle.  Many other spectacular birds will be in the area for viewing including American White Pelicans, ducks, and Snow Geese. Please dress warmly as temperatures and winds are more severe on the lake. In an effort to accommodate as many people as possible for our tours we will be taking reservations this year.  You will need to call the visitor center at 479-967-5516 to reserve your seat.  We will begin boarding 15 minutes before the tour, at the boat dock near the Tournament Weigh-In Facility.  Also, in case of inclement weather, call 1 hour before tour time for possible cancellations.

 


Tuesday, February 5th

Lake Dardanelle hosts Boater Education Course

Lake Dardanelle hosts Boater Education Course

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and the Auxiliary Coast Guard are partnering to provide a Boating Education Course open to the public. Plan to attend the Boating Education Course offered March 11 & 12, 2013 at the Lake Dardanelle State Park Visitor Center Classroom from 6-9 p.m. You must attend both nights to complete the course.

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s “Mandatory Boating Education Regulation states that:  “Anyone born after 1985 must take and pass an approved Arkansas Game and Fish Boating Education Course and carry proof that he or she has satisfactorily completed the course in order to operate a motorboat in Arkansas.”

Winter at the Lake for the family

Winter at the Lake for the family

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) - Bring the whole family to the park for this one day winter event. On December 15th 2012 there will be programs, crafts, and refreshments all free of charge. Activities will be going on starting at 9 a.m. and ending with the trimming of our tree at 5 p.m.

Step out of the cold and into the Lake Dardanelle State Park Visitor Center and warm up with some hot spiced tea and hot chocolate. Catch up on some Christmas shopping during the 25% off sale in the gift shop. During the day you will get a chance to make some bird ornaments for your tree at home, create a bird feeder made from recycled materials, and measure up to an Eagle. Get creative and help feed our winter birds by making some edible ornaments to decorate our tree. Come learn about how nature and animals change during the winter at the educational programs that will be offered throughout the day.

Take a tour around Lake Dardanelle State Park

Take a tour around Lake Dardanelle State Park

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - Ever want to take a close look into one of Arkansas’ most desired palces? Lake Dardanelle State Park will be holding Eagle tours, December 3, at 11 a.m. To set off on your tour make a reservation at (501)967-5516.

Monday Madness Scheduled at Arkansas Tech

Monday Madness Scheduled at Arkansas Tech

NCAA Division II basketball power Arkansas Tech University will launch its 2012-13 basketball season with the inaugural Monday Madness event at Tucker Coliseum on Monday, Nov. 5.

Festivities will begin at 6 p.m.