Nate Allen has been a fixture in the Arkansas media for more than four decades. He with the Springdale News in 1973 covering teams coached by Frank Broyles and Lanny Van Eman.
Favorite Sports: Baseball and Track
Best Sports Memories: Covering Arkansas' national basketball championship in 1994; the 1977 football Razorbacks' epic Orange Bowl upset of Oklahoma; being the lone Arkansas writer to cover John McDonnell's first national championship at the 1984 NCAA Indoor in Syracuse, N.Y.
Favorite Fayetteville Restaurants: Herman's, Jammin' Java, Art's and Restaurant On The Corner.
Education: University of Missouri
Batchelor’s determination paying off
NWA Media/ANDY SHUPE -- Arkansas' Tarik Batchelor completes his second jump Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in the triple jump competition during the Razorback Invitational at the Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville.
Most senior track and field collegians whose Olympic dreams are ended by injury also end their collegiate career.
Sports, Pages 22 on 02/02/2013
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