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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Gravette Softball Seniors – The Fantastic Four

By: Seth McKinzie This feature on Gravette High School Softball is brought to you by:  WOMEN’S HEALTH ASSOCIATES – 500 SE Plaza Avenue Bentonville, Arkansas 72712 The Gravette Lady Lions softball team has experienced an enormous amount of success. Among two straight 4A semifinal appearances, tons of press, and a lot of lofty expectations […]

How to Sponsor/Donate to Lion Lettermen

By: Seth McKinzie First of all, if you are reading this site you are part of the LL Family and a huge reason why LL has made it this far. The success of the whole “Lion Lettermen effort” has truly been a humbling experience and speaks to the support of the Gravette community and the […]

LL Update

By: Seth McKinzie HOOPS Tomorrow night marks the last regular season game for the Lions and Lady Lions basketball teams. The squads head over to the east side of I-49 to face Pea Ridge. The Blackhawks have both teams enjoying stellar seasons and the task ahead for Gravette’s boys and girls will be daunting. On […]

The BEST Ever – An Unsettled Debate

By: Seth McKinzie A few days ago LL posed the question of the best football player to come out of Gravette High School during each decade the sport has been played at GHS. There are seven decades from which to choose and that is a lot of time and players. The tendency people have is […]

Final Thoughts on College Pursuits for Young Athletes

By: Seth McKinzie Some final thoughts on the LL mini-series “How Do I Get My Child a Scholarship?” are necessary. As many readers know, LL has been around almost 30 years of Gravette sports. In that almost-three decades span there have been quite a few very good players come through. Still, with the “quite a […]