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Seth McKinzie
13
May
2019

Monday Mailbag

By: Seth McKinzie This edition of the Monday Mailbag is sponsored by H&K Heating and Air and Women’s Health Associates. Question: Now that the sports year is over what are your predictions for next year? LL: Making predictions is one of LL’s favorite things to do. Once the sports seasons all come to a close...
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03
May
2019

Friday Feelings

By: Seth McKinzie Softball Soaring Yesterday the Gravette Lady Lions softball team punched their ticket to the 4A State Tournament. Following the 1-0 win over Clarksville in the first round of the 4A North Regional Tournament, LL sat and wondered about the fast ascension of the GHS softball program. This will be the third consecutive...
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30
Apr
2019

Tuesday Couch Session

By: Seth McKinzie The Tuesday Couch Session will be a regular piece for LL to get thoughts off his chest and spark some lively conversation.  A few years back, LL published a piece (on the old website) stating the opinion that Gravette, the town and school, could be poised to become a place much like...
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29
Apr
2019

Mailbag Update – Football Partcipation Numbers from Coach Greenwood

By: Seth McKinzie Earlier today, LL published the first edition of the Monday Mailbag. Someone asked what to make of the “lower” participation numbers in GHS football. LL’s response was based on the numbers at the end of the 2018 season, and that likely was not fair to say as an accurate statement on the...
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29
Apr
2019

LL Monday Mailbag – Edition #1

By: Seth McKinzie This edition of the Monday Mailbag is being brought to you by H&K Heating and Air. For all of your HVAC needs call H&K at 479-366-8901 or find them on Facebook.  As part of the content on Lion Lettermen, this “Monday Mailbag” hopefully will be one of the scheduled, regular pieces readers...
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16
Apr
2019

Lions Baseball Playing for 3-Seed Thursday

By: Seth McKinzie After finishing 2018 7-13 overall and .500 (5-5) in conference play this year’s version of Gravette baseball has brought a bit of resurgence. While the overall record of 12-12 is a bit deceiving as the Lions have had some hard fought games against quality competition, the most important record is the 5-2...
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01
Mar
2019

Kildow Looking Forward to Return

By: Seth McKinzie Today’s article brought to you by H&K Heating and Air. Give them a call at 479-366-1691 Cally Kildow stormed onto the scene as a ninth grader. She set records. She struck out tons of batters. Her batting average was phenomenal. She got an offer from Arkansas and committed. The Lady Lions went...
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27
Feb
2019

Bailey Elmore – From Unknown to All State

By: Seth McKinzie *This feature on Bailey Elmore is sponsored by Teasley Drug in Gravette. Check them out on Facebook, their website, or give them a call at: 479-787-5966* Just before the 2018 softball season, almost every local softball fan knew the Gravette Lady Lions were poised to make a deep run into the 4A...
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22
Feb
2019

Talking Baseball with GHS Head Coach Bryan Bearden

By: Seth McKinzie *Photos used with permission from Odessa Photography The Gravette baseball team will be looking to do better than last season’s 7-13 finish. In order to do that, the Lions will have to improve in multiple areas to consistently compete in what looks to be a very tough conference. Head coach Bryan Bearden,...
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22
Feb
2019

Gravette Baseball – A Conversation with Hunter Cole

By: Seth McKinzie   Hunter Cole enters his senior season with Gravette High School baseball just on the heels of announcing he will play next season at North Arkansas College in Harrison. Cole, the son of longtime GHS coach Kevin Cole, is primarily a pitcher for the Lions. In 2018, he threw 32 innings and...
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