A graduate of Little Rock Central and UALR, Robert Yates has been a sports reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette since 1985.His most memorable moments of reporting include Pine Bluff phenom Basil Shabazz scoring five touchdowns in the 1990 state championship game and the outpouring of community support after Kenyana Tolbert, a standout football player at North Little Rock, was paralyzed in a 1997 game.
Remember Uekman:‘He was a special guy’
Chase Miller (left) and Michelle Uekman, mother of former Arkansas Razorbacks football player Garrett Uekman. talk to players at the Garrett Uekman 7-on-7 Football Camp on Friday at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. Miller, a former high school teammate, helped pitch the idea for the Garrett Uekman Memorial tournament.
Little Rock Central is playing in the prestigious Southwest Elite Showcase 7-on-7 passing tournament today at Shiloh Christian in Springdale.
Sports, Pages 19 on 07/14/2012
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