Matt Jones is the online sports editor for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and Northwest Arkansas Newspapers. He and his wife live in Fayetteville.
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.