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Bill Phillips

Bill Phillips Bill was a gifted athlete at Harrison High, leading his basketball team to a state championship. He was also an All-Conference football player, receiving a scholarship to play at Arkansas State University. He lettered at ASU 4 years, earning First Team...

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Niall O’Shaughnessy

 Niall O’Shaughnessy A highly decorated runner in Ireland, Niall was a highly recruited runner by John McDonnell at the U of A. In 1974, Niall earned his first SWC Indoor Championship gold medal in the 880. He also earned the first of 7 All-American placements in both...

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Bryce Molder

 Bryce Molder In spite of being born with a severe syndrome – Poland Syndrome (no left pectoral muscle and a much smaller left hand), Bryce became a star golfer at Conway High and went to Georgia Tech on a golf scholarship. At Georgia Tech, he was named Academic...

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Pete Mead

 Pete Mead Pete’s first boxing match was in 1939 – he was only 15 years old and weight 135 pounds. He lost that first fight but went on to win a string of 68 amateur fights without a loss. Pete became a pro, winning the Lightweight Michigan Title, joined the army and...

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Fred Marshall

 Fred Marshall In 1963, Fred became the starting quarterback for the Razorback, and led them to a 27-20 win. That win was the prelude to an 11-0 season in 1964, a national championship title, and the first win of what would eventually become a 22-game win streak for...

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Barry Lunney, Sr.

 Barry Lunney, Sr. A Ft. Smith native, Barry first coached at Vian, OK before landing a job at Greenwood. He next coached at Ft. Smith Southside, and became a head coach for the first time at Beebe in 1987. Within 2 years, he was hired as head coach back at Ft. Smith...

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Almer Lee

 Almer Lee Almer played basketball at Ft. Smith Northside, helping them win the state basketball championship in 1998. Almer was named the MVP of the tournament and earned All-American status. Almer attended college at Phillips County Community College, averaging 25.5...

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Greg Koch

 Greg Koch Highly recruited out of Houston, Greg played both guard and tackle for the Razorbacks. Greg anchored a team that turned around from 5-5-1 to 10-2 in ’75, won a SWC co-championship, and won the 1976 Cotton Bowl. During Greg’s time at Arkansas, the Hogs went...

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Paula Juels Jones

 Paula Juels Jones Paula won 4 consecutive individual high school state tennis championships, went undefeated and set a national record. At the University of Tennessee, she accumulated 142 wins in singles and doubles while playing the number one singles and doubles...

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Bill Davis

 Bill Davis When Bill was a young man, he formed a friendship with Mark Martin and cultivated a great love for racing. Bill formed Bill Davis Racing in 1987 and turned it into one of the greatest names in racing. The Sprint Cup car numbers he was associated with were...

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A.J. Burnett

 A.J. Burnett Drafted by the Mets in his senior year of high school, A.J. thrived in the minors, and in 1999 was quickly called up to play for the Marlins. He became a dominating pitcher, leading the Marlins in every pitching category. At the start of 2003, A.J....

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