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Conway Fall Classic Bicycle Tour set for Sept. 15

Conway Fall Classic Bicycle Tour set for Sept. 15

The Conway Interfaith Clinic and Conway Advocates for Bicycling will host the 2012 Conway Fall Classic Bicycle Tour on Saturday, Sept. 15.

This annual event, now in its fourth year, includes rides ranging from 28 miles to 62 miles (a metric century), and will leave from Conway’s First United Methodist Church, 1610 Prince St., at 8 a.m. A seven-mile family-friendly community ride will begin at 9 a.m.

Registration for all of the Conway Fall Classic rides is available online at www.bikereg.com. Entry fees are $35 for individuals and $50 for families and include a free t-shirt and lunch. Registration will also be available in-person from 2-5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14 at The Ride in Conway or beginning at 7 a.m. at First United Methodist Church on the day of the event.

The Conway Fall Classic draws more than 200 bicyclists and volunteers to Conway in support of these two local non-profit organizations.

Arkansas Outdoor Expo

Arkansas Outdoor Expo

CONWAY, Ark---Arkansas Outdoor Expo

Date: 8/18/12 TO 8/19/12

Time: 10:00 AM

2505 East Oak Street

Conway, AR 72032

Event Description: The Arkansas Outdoors Expo is back August 18 and 19 at the Conway Expo Center in Conway! Don't miss your chance to kick-off the 2012 hunting season with a host of events, including unbelievable archery demonstrations by Guinness World Record Archer Randy Oitker and the Dock Dogs Regional Championships.

The Theba Thing: Biking Bliss

The Theba Thing: Biking Bliss

"The Theba Thing" is about stepping out of my comfort zone, meeting new people and trying the things that have been on my mind and heart.

In the fall of 2011, I was bitten by the bike-riding bug. I went biking at Two Rivers Park with my brother and his family visiting from Fayetteville. I knew I was going to “have to” go, because they’re big into outdoor activities.  So I rode one of their extra bikes and I absolutely had the time of my life.

I had no idea these wonderful scenic trails existed so close to where I lived. I sure have been living in a comfortable bubble, which usually means to me, where there are no bugs, no potential for bumps and scratches and plenty of air conditioning.

Nevertheless, I was hooked. I started planning how both my mother and I could enjoy bike riding together, and get my friends in on the action as well.  But first I had to convince mom that she would enjoy it as much as I did.

The Theba Thing: Women who like MMA

The Theba Thing: Women who like MMA

"The Theba Thing" is about stepping out of my comfort zone, meeting new people and trying the things that have been on my mind and heart.

I have watched Mixed Martial Arts for years now.  How did this happen?  Well, I was channel surfing one night and caught two men in this cage-like thing - called The Octagon - not just boxing; but kicking, wrestling and engaged in all of these other creative and amazing maneuvers.  I’m sure my interest to stop on this channel also had something to do with these incredibly-built, bare-chested men. I’m not going to lie.  
 


Nevertheless, I was amazed by the sport itself, because it’s so action packed. You couldn't count anyone out.  A guy could be taller or smaller; have major muscles or look like he’s never lifted a barbell. You just never knew who was going to win with a punch, a submission, a kick, or a leg-lock.

Conway student among 34 to sign up for HSU football

Conway student among 34 to sign up for HSU football

by Troy Mitchell

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. -- It was another big signing class for Head Football Coach Scott Maxfield as 34 student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent to play at Henderson State University.

Among the 34 signees were 14 from the state of Arkansas including Bentonville High School quarterback Dallas Hardison.

Hardison had a stellar career at Bentonville throwing for over 6000 yards and completing 73.5 percent of his passes (377-of-513). An All-State selection and member of the Vype Magazine All-Arkansas Team, Hardison passed for 69 career touchdowns and rushed for 14.

In the 2011 Class 7A State Championship Game against Fayetteville, Hardison completed 31-of-40 passes for 370 yards and three touchdowns.

Central Baptist College Second Annual Mustangs Open Wrestling Tournament

Central Baptist College Second Annual Mustangs Open Wrestling Tournament

Central Baptist College will host the Second annual CBC Wrestling Tournament this Saturday, January 28 at the Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds, located at 2501 E. Oak Street.

Wrestling will start at 9 a. m. and run straight through. Come out and watch this excitement filled sport this weekend.

For more information contact the tournament director, Ken Prophete at 501.329.6872. Ext. 165.