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 […]

Trojan Tracker: Win streaks, woes, and a new coach

While other students were away on Holiday break, Little Rock (LR) athletes were hard at work, practicing and playing games. Even sports in the offseason, like soccer, made headlines in this month’s edition of the Trojan Tracker. Women’s Basketball LR women’s basketball went 6-2 over the winter break, with wins over the likes of Georgia […]

Trojans have a great showing at A-State Invitational

Friday and Saturday, Little Rock’s (LR) track and field program competed in Jonesboro at the A-State Invitational. LR’s women’s program acquired three individual first-place finishes as well as a win in the 4 X 400-meter relay. The men’s team finished second in their 4 X 400-meter relay and added several top-five finishes. The team of […]

Lalang finishes 13th, LR cross-country closes season

Little Rock senior distance runner Isaac Lalang finished 13th in the NCAA South Central Regional in College Station, Texas, on Friday afternoon. The event marked the end of the Trojans’ cross-country season. Lalang completed the men’s 10-kilometer race with a time of 30:19.5, and was in eighth place after 7.7 kilometers. Emmanuel Rotich of Tulane […]

Lalang, Watson earn top-six finishes at SBC championships

Little Rock (LR) cross country runners Isaac Lalang and Shanieke Watson had top-six finishes in their respective events at the Sun Belt Cross Country Championships in Boone, N.C., on Saturday afternoon. Lalang finished fourth in the men’s 8-kilometer race, posting a time of 25 minutes,17 seconds, and one-tenth of a second. Lalang’s average time per […]

Lalang, Watson finish first at Little Rock Invitational

Little Rock (LR) distance runners Issac Lalang and Shanieke Watson earned first-place finishes at the Little Rock Invitational on Saturday morning at the Rebsumen Golf Course. Lalang, a senior from Eldoret, Kenya, won the men’s 8-kilometer race with a time of 24:20.55, over a minute ahead of second place finisher Preston Borg of Central Arkansas […]

Trojan Tracker: LR Athletics finding their groove

The 2017-18 athletic year is well underway in Little Rock (LR), with five sports; track and field/cross-country, volleyball, soccer, golf, and swimming all competing and making headlines for the University frequently. The Trojan Tracker rounds up all the latest news, results, and upcoming events for each sport. Track and Field/Cross-Country (TF/XC) As of writing, LR […]

Trojans compete at the UCA Cross Country Challenge

by: Joshua Bell The Little Rock (LR) Trojans women’s cross country team took home a fifth place finish at the UCA Cross Country Challenge on Saturday. The Trojans top finisher, freshman Hannah Manning, placed eighth, earning the Trojans eight points with a time of 18 minutes, 17 seconds, and nine-tenths of a second. Freshman Vinney […]

Little Rock track runs at twilight in Memphis

by: Harrison Hudson Little Rock (LR) track and field athletes kicked off their season at the Brooks Memphis Twilight Invitational late Saturday evening. The Trojans had seven athletes competing in the men’s 4-mile run, including senior Isaac Lalang, who finished in 13th place with a time of 20:37.64. LR junior Rogelio Araiza (21:32.05, 41st place) […]