Continuing the tradition: The state of LR Athletics

Chasse Conque is always optimistic. Entering his fifth year at the helm of Little Rock (LR) Athletics, Conque has overseen historic success and expansion within the athletic department with LR teams winning 13 Sun Belt championships, men’s and women’s basketball NCAA Tournament victories, a departmental rebranding, and the addition of a wrestling program. For all […]

From scratch: Neil Erisman and LR Wrestling

  First-year Little Rock (LR) Athletics wrestling coach Neil Erisman is building a legacy of excellence in wrestling. A champion wrestler in high school and college, Erisman has worked on two college coaching staffs and lead a high school wrestling program. His career has taught him valuable lessons in success, and he wouldn’t change that […]

LR takes down Louisiana Tech in Ruston

Little Rock (LR) women’s basketball followed the men’s impressive overtime victory against Southeastern Oklahoma with a 69-58 win at Louisiana Tech (LT) on Friday. The first two quarters proved tightly contested with LR heading into the half up 35-28. Kyra Collier and Teal Battle led the Trojans in scoring at the half with 12 and […]

LR soccer ends historic season

Little Rock (LR) soccer lost 5-1 to the Arkansas Razorbacks on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Soccer Tournament. The loss ended the most successful season in program history, with the team finishing 13-5-4 under first-year head coach Mark Foster. The game, played in Fayetteville, proved a struggle for LR from the […]

Missed opportunities the theme for LR

  Little Rock (LR) baseball lost 11-2 to the Arkansas Razorbacks in an exhibition at Gary Hogan Field on Friday. Despite it only being an exhibition, the game was a historic event for both schools and drew a crowd of 1,349. Arkansas broke with a longstanding tradition to not play fellow in-state schools and further […]

Little Rock Athletics kicks off year with block party

Thursday night, Little Rock (LR) Athletics hosted their annual “Little Rock Trojans Day” block party in Downtown Little Rock. The party, outside of Dugan’s Pub, saw the first performances of the LR Pep Band, as well as the dance team. Hundreds of athletes, students, and fans attended, with drinks, snacks, games, and music spread out […]

LR outmatched in Tallahassee

Little Rock (LR) women’s basketball lost 91-49 versus Florida State in Tallahassee, Florida Saturday morning, ending their season in the first round of the NCAA tournament. LR always looked the losing side, having relinquished their only lead six minutes into the game. Despite a competitive start, the Seminoles mounted a 24-point run in the second […]