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

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
  • Northside Nips Catholic In Opening Round

    Grizzlies score final 17 points to pull away from Rockets

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    Roland Runs Past Tahlequah Sequoyah

    After winning the 3A-8 league title in week 10, the Roland offense looked to be rolling heading into the playoffs. And roll they did in the opening round of the 3A playoffs. The Rangers found the end zone on each of their first eight possessions as they ran away from Tahlequah Sequoyah for a 59-20 win. Manuel Bunch had a pair of first half scoring runs to propel the Rangers. Roland will face Checotah in the second round.

  • Shiloh Christian Slams Westside

    Scoring early has been a trend for Shiloh Christian during the 2014 season and that trend continued in the opening round of the 4A playoffs. The Saints’ John-Marcus Caruthers broke away for a 42-yard score to jump on Jonesboro Westside early and Shiloh never looked back as they posted a 43-15 win. Shiloh Christian will travel to Pocahontas in the second round.  

  • Prairie Grove Pulls Away From Lonoke

    Prairie Grove was in unfamiliar territory in the opening round of the 4A playoffs. It had been a while since the Tigers weren’t the No. 1 seed out of the 4A-1 but that didn’t matter as they rolled past Lonoke 41-24. Prairie Grove, the No. 3 seed, got an early touchdown from Blake Faulk and they never looked back. The Tigers will face Nashville in the second round. The Scrappers had a bye in the opening round.  

  • Booneville Batters Barton

    If Booneville was looking ahead to a potential second round match up with Prescott it did not show. The Bearcats’ option attack was rolling early and often as they pounded Barton 45-7 in the opening round of the 3A playoffs.

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    UAFS Volleyball Ready For Redemption

    Lions looking to reclaim league title after upset defeat in 2013

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    UAFS Opens Season With Top 20 Teams

    Lions knocked off Division I Southern Utah In Exhibition, The School's First D-I win

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    Bentonville Pounds Fayetteville, Burgers As McDonald’s Team Of The Week

    Tigers win sixth straight heading into the 7A playoffs

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    Southside Wins 10th Straight Over Northside

    Rebels claim No. 1 seed from 7A-West. Bentonville will be the No. 2 seed.

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    Bentonville Blows Out Fayetteville

    Bentonville’s four game losing streak seems so long ago. The Tigers wrapped up the regular season with six straight wins, including Friday’s 45-2 drubbing of Fayetteville to capture a share of the 7A-West championship. Bentonville will be the No. 2 seed from the conference as they lose the head-to-head tie-breaker with Southside. Fayetteville will be the No. 4 seed and faces Cabot in the opening round. Bentonville wasted little time taking the lead early as they poured on 21 first […]

  • Roland Takes 3A-8 Crown In Shootout

    Points were plentiful Friday night as the top two seeds from the 3A-8 met in Roland and it was the host team that fired the last bullet. The Rangers got touchdown catches from Austin Cantrell and Rashaun Eubanks and then held on for a 39-35 win over Eufaula to capture the district title. The Ironheads will be the No. 2 seed from the district in the Oklahoma 3A playoffs.

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    UAFS Captures 3rd Straight Heartland Conference Title

    Lady Lions volleyball wrap up regular season title with sweep of Texas A&M-International

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