Matt Jones has been the online sports editor for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and NWA Media since 2010. He is also a feature writer for Hawgs Illustrated magazine and is currently working on his Master's degree at the University of Arkansas.
Favorite Sport: Basketball
Best Sports Memories: Watching Arkansas' basketball national championship in 1994; being at the Georgia Dome when the tornado hit during the 2008 SEC Tournament; countless hours spent at Baum Stadium in the spring.
Favorite Fayetteville Restaurants: Noodles, Penguin Ed's and Mojitos
Education: University of Arkansas
Grable nation's top gymnast through 2 weeks
Arkansas gymnast Katherine Grable performs on the beam during a Jan. 10, 2014 gymnastics meet at Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas gymnast Katherine Grable is ranked the nation's top all-around gymnast in this week's Gyminfo rankings.
Grable scored a 39.525 in the all-around competition at Missouri last Friday. This is the second time Grable, a senior, has held the top individual spot nationally, having also done so as a sophomore in 2012.
In individual events, Grable ranks 9th this week on the beam, 10th on the floor, 17th on the vault and 22nd on the bars. Grable was ranked No. 4 overall last week following the Razorbacks' opening night.
Arkansas is ranked No. 10 in Gyminfo's team rankings for the second straight week. The Razorbacks travel to No. 7 Alabama on Friday.