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 […]

Lalang finishing strong in final season despite family distance

Senior Trojan distance runner Isaac Lalang has saved his best performances for his final season as a member of the Little Rock (LR) cross-country team. Education and significant competition drew Lalang to LR. The Kenyan has established himself as one of the Sun Belt Conference’s elite runners this season. Coming off a first-place finish at […]

Reflections of Progress honors Little Rock Nine 

Former President Bill Clinton and the surviving members of the Little Rock Nine came together Monday, at Little Rock Central High School, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the school’s integration. The ceremony marked the culmination of the four-day celebration, which included a series of speaking panels, a statue dedication, a benefit concert, and an […]

This week in SGA: Sept. 25

This week, the Student Government Association elected junior Larry Dicus to the office of president pro-tempore. Dicus is a senator from the College of Engineering and Information Technology. The job of president pro-tempore is to assist the president of the senate in his or her duties when requested, and to serve as president of the […]

Mavis Staples Honors Little Rock Nine at Robinson Center

Gospel singer and civil rights activist Mavis Staples headlined a benefit concert at Robinson Center Music Hall this Saturday, performing for members of the Little Rock Nine. The concert was part of Reflections of Progress, a four-day commemoration of the 60th anniversary of Central High’s integration. Proceeds of the concert will go to the Little […]

Little Rock’s constant: Van Compton

For all the twists and turns the Little Rock athletic department has undergone throughout the last three decades, there has been one constant. Van Compton, head volleyball coach. The Sun Belt Conference’s all-time winningest skipper, Compton has coached volleyball at Little Rock since 1988. She has guided her teams to five NCAA tournaments, hosted countless […]

Gudjonsdottir’s hat trick leads Little Rock to win

On Sunday afternoon, the Little Rock (LR) women’s soccer team defeated Western Athletic Conference (WAC) competitor UT-Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) 4-0 at the Coleman Athletic and Recreation Complex thanks to a hat trick by sophomore Erna Gudjonsdottir. Gudjonsdottir, a transfer from the University of Kansas and native of Iceland, had never before scored in a […]