Tim Cooper has been a member of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette sports department since October 1988 and began reporting on high school sports full time in 1993. Cooper, a native of Malvern, attended Henderson State University and worked three years as a sports writer at the Paris News in Paris, Texas, from 1985 to 1988.
Lonoke shortstop headed to Arkansas
Lonoke infielder Casey Martin fields a groundball during the 4A East Regional semifinals on Friday, May 6, 2016, in Lonoke.
Casey Martin's lifelong dream of playing baseball for Arkansas came closer to reality Wednesday afternoon.
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