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Bobby joined the 5NEWS team in 2012 and has more than a decade of experience covering sports in Arkansas in print, radio and in television.

Bobby is a graduate of both Roland High School and the University of Central Arkansas. He 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.

Give Bobby a follow on Twitter @5NEWSBobby or tune in to his radio show 'The Sports Wire' on 103.1 FM in the River Valley.

Recent Articles
  • Bret Bielema

    Exclusive Interview With Bret Bielema- Part 2

    Q: The loss of Trey Flowers and Darius Philon, how big of a jolt was that and how tough was that to take? A: As a coach you don’t worry about what's not here. You worry about what is here. We wish Trey and Darius all the luck in the world but the growth of the D-line has been huge; not physical growth but mental growth, skills and physicality. We had two new players come in, Jeremiah Ledbetter, who we'll use at end. We also brought in Hjalte Froholdt. He's been a nice surprise for us at defensive tackle. We're excited to get those guys in and mix them in with JaMichael (Winston), Taiwan Johnson, Deatrich Wise, some guys like Bijhon Jackson and DeMarcus Hodge. It's fun to see those guys see these big guys come in and help right away. Q: How good has the growth of Bijhon Jackson been? We saw some last year, but he's expected to be that next guy up. A: He is. He's a very special player. He's very sudden. He's good with his hands. The great part about him is he's a guy who continues to improve. Q: Linebacker core is losing Martrell Spaight and Braylon Mitchell. That's a major loss. You have Brooks Ellis coming back and he played well towards the end of the season. That's one building block you can build around. A: We took Brooks and moved him to WILL. We took our SAM linebacker Khalia Hackett and moved him to MIKE. That's been a nice adjustment. At the outside SAM linebacker position we've moved Josh Williams there and he's played exceptionally well because he can see now the direction the SAM sees. He's no longer like mike where he plays everything. He has his eyes in a fixed spot and he plays very fast. Q: How tough is it to take that next step as a linebacker? You said there's a lot going on. A: You have to understand that you have to see blurs. You have to see how fast everything is happening. Who's setting high? Who's setting low? It's a very difficult thing to do but once they get a hold of it it's a way of doing things and it is a lot of fun to see those linebackers playing fast. Q: The back end is very talented but very young. A: It is. We have two real seniors. Rohan Gaines and Davyon McKinney will give us great leadership. To see Josh Liddell come in and do what he did as a freshman, as well as those other guys, Henre' Toliver, they got better as the year went on. A couple of those other young players, the more reps they get, the more accountability they have on the field they will grow leaps and bounds on our football team. Q: When you listen to people in this state talk about Toliver, they think he could be the next really good corner to come out of Arkansas. What do you see from him? A: I think he's going to be a good player. Between him, D.J. Dean and Jared Collins those are three really good players who want to be on the field. So, may the best man win.

  • Exclusive Interview With Bret Bielema- Part 1

    In part one of a three-part exclusive interview Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema talks about changing the culture of the Razorback program off the field, holding every player accountable for his actions.

  • scott brooks

    Scott Brooks Fired By Thunder

    Oklahoma City fires coach after missing playoffs for first time since 2008-09 season

  • taylor

    Taylor’s Arm Leading Greenwood Softball

    The junior pitcher has been nearly perfect all season. The Lady Bulldogs are 9-1 in the 7A/6A-Central.

  • hunter wilson

    Spiro Native Getting Shot For Stephen F. Austin

    Hunter Wilson grinding out freshman season for Lumberjacks

  • arkansas baseball ots right

    Hogs’ First Inning Secures Series At No. 1 Texas A&M

    Arkansas scores six first inning runs to take series from top ranked Aggies

  • arkansas baseball ots left

    Hogs Rally To Take Down No. 1 Texas A&M

    Hogs score five in the eighth inning to knock off top ranked Aggies

  • Fayetteville Signing

    Fayetteville Trio Inks With Colleges

    Bulldogs have produced more than 50 college athletes over the past three years

  • benintendi

    Benintendi Blasts Hogs Past Delta Devils

    Arkansas outfielder pushes home run total to 11 as Razorbacks rout Mississippi Valley State

  • Greg Werner

    Greg Werner To Be Named Van Buren Coach

    Poteau coach set to take over struggling Pointers Program

  • spoon

    Razorbacks Rout Delta Devils In Series Opener

    Spoon pounds out four hits as Hogs ease past Mississippi Valley State

  • Pratt Named First Bentonville West Coach

    Wolverines name football coach to kick off program's start


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