High school All-Stars got their first taste of Conway on Monday as athletes from six sports gathered at the University of Central Arkansas.
The Arkansas Activities Association All-Star games will make their way to Conway next week for the first time in ten years. The event will bring standout athletes from various sports such as football, baseball, softball, and men and women's basketball.
The world has changed dramatically since 2002. So has Conway. So has the University of Central Arkansas. So has high school All-Star Week.
The return of the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star games to Conway this week is expected to have a positive impact on the community, including its economy, according to Conway Chamber of Commerce senior vice president Jamie Gates.
...coach of the West All-Star dance squad. She will be assisted by Chelsea Massey of Bauxite. The Arkansas High School Coaches Association Clinic will be held June 25-27, at UCA.
After a 10-year absence, Conway and the University of Central Arkansas will again host the Arkansas High School Coaches Association's June All-Star games, which have been significantly expanded.
Last November, Buzz Bolding assembled a crack team that created a perfect storm in June.Conway and University of Central Arkansas will host the high school all-star games, plus the Arkansas High School Coaches Association Clinic, for five years, beginning in 2013.It's a big "get" for Conway.Bolding, the much-decorated former Conway High School athletic director who is well-connected among coaches, administrators and the Conway community, felt the time was ripe for the annual all-star games to return to UCA.
Harold Horton, the former University of Central Arkansas football coach who led the Bears to two NAIA national titles, will retire as head of the Razorback Foundation at the end of July, according to Arkansas Sports360, citing multiple sources.
Members of the Conway Chamber of Commerce met with University of Central Arkansas football coach Clint Conque Wednesday afternoon to discuss the future of the summer high school all-star football and basketball games in Conway.
Speaking at an Arkansas High School Coaches Association clinic Thursday in Fayetteville, University of Central Arkansas football coach Clint Conquetold high school coaches it's time to double the time for spring practice in the state.