Josh Pottridge of Van Buren brought home the gold and silver during the 2014 Gravity National Championships in Angel Fire, N.M. on June 20-21. Pottridge won the dual slalom and took second in the downhill competition by completing the 2.8 mile course in 4 minutes, 43 seconds. Pottridge, 16, has been competed in downhill racing for three years and will participate in the Fat Tire Festival in Eureka Springs, July 18-20. Pottridge also competes in cross country racing for AMBCS and OCC.
The Arkansas Wildcats travel baseball team won the U10 state championship June 29 over the Southerrn Arkansas Regulators. The team finished 6-0 during the two-day tournament held in Greenwood. Team members include: Front (from left) — front row from left: Jay Wright of Greenwood, Eli Reichert of Greenwood, Elijah Hume of Van Buren, Mason Oelke of Greenwood, Bryce Morgan of Greenwood and Garrett Harralson of Greenwood. Back — coach Brandon Brewer, Nathan Brewer of Greenwood, Benjamin Brooks of Spiro, Okla., Logan Taylor of Alma, Zane Denson of Greenwood, and Lucas Honkala of Greenwood.