Bobby Swofford

Bobby Swofford joined the 5NEWS team in August of 2012 and dove right into the sports scene. He comes to us after spending more than eight years covering sports for various print editions.

Bobby is a graduate of both Roland High School and the University of Central Arkansas. Bobby acquired a degree in mass communications with an emphasis in television and was also a member of the Bears football team.

Not everyone gets to do what they love for a living but Bobby is doing just that, reporting on sports.

If he’s not doing “research” at an area sporting event, Bobby can be found at a local golf course or being a professional man of leisure.

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Recent Articles

  • Anderson Drives Demons Out At Baum

    Posted on: 7:38 pm, April 23, 2014, by

    Brian Anderson may be sad to see Northwestern State leave Baum Stadium. The Arkansas junior drove in three runs for...
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  • 2014 NFL Schedule Released

    Posted on: 7:27 pm, April 23, 2014, by

    With the NFL Draft just around the corner, the league released the upcoming schedule for all 30 teams. CBS will...
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  • Area Players, Coaches Named To All-Star Basketball Games

    Posted on: 3:01 pm, April 23, 2014, by

    Arkansas Activities Association release rosters for 2014 All-Star games
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  • Arkansas Rolls Past Northwestern State

    Posted on: 10:53 pm, April 22, 2014, by

    Arkansas pounds out 13 hits en route to an 8-1 win over Demons
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  • Arkansas’ Grable Wins Pair Of National Titles

    Posted on: 6:16 pm, April 20, 2014, by

    Grable's titles are first in Arkansas Gymnastics history
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    Katherine Grable
  • Oliver Leads Hogs To Series Win

    Posted on: 3:15 pm, April 20, 2014, by , updated on: 04:20pm, April 20, 2014

    Arkansas continued their dominance in SEC series finales on Sunday as they took down Vanderbilt 3-1 at Baum Stadium. The...
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  • Vanderbilt Evens Series With 2-1 Win

    Posted on: 9:57 pm, April 19, 2014, by

    Close games are nothing new for Arkansas. Unfortunately for the Razorbacks, neither is losing games 2-1. Vanderbilt got a two-run...
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  • Women’s Hoops Add Chris Johnson As Assistant

    Posted on: 2:47 pm, April 17, 2014, by

    Dykes adds assistant who spent past three seasons at TCU
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  • Local Athletes Ink On Spring Signing Day

    Posted on: 4:07 pm, April 16, 2014, by , updated on: 02:12pm, April 17, 2014

    Nearly a dozen athletes sign national letters of intent to continue playing careers
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    Anna Rogers
  • Arkansas Stymies Stephen F. Austin

    Posted on: 9:28 pm, April 15, 2014, by , updated on: 10:51pm, April 15, 2014

    Bernal collects three hits, drives in three as Hogs chop down Lumberjacks
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    Michael Bernal
  • Harris Steps Down As Lincoln Coach

    Posted on: 6:43 pm, April 15, 2014, by , updated on: 06:44pm, April 15, 2014

    Brad Harris accepts Benton defensive coordinator position after leading Wolves to school record 11 wins
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  • Bethel Named New Sallisaw Football Coach

    Posted on: 9:35 pm, April 14, 2014, by , updated on: 02:46pm, April 15, 2014

    Longtime assistant and Sallisaw graduate named head coach Monday night
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