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LPGA Tourney Showcases Northwest Arkansas

by Marty Cook 7/6/2015 12:00 am

The ninth edition — now officially the Wal-Mart NW Arkansas Championship Presented by P&G — was won by Na Yeon Choi on June 28 in front of large crowds, most of whom were rooting for former University of Arkansas star Stacy Lewis, who finished in a tie for third.

Arvest Bank Renews Naming Rights for Naturals' Ballpark

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/14/2015 9:37 am

Arvest Bank renewed its naming rights sponsorship for Arvest Ballpark, the home stadium of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, a Class AA minor league team that plays in Springdale.

Naturals GM Justin Cole on Playing Ball with Local Leadership, NWA Business Community (Executive Q&A)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/10/2014 12:00 am

Until his promotion, Justin Cole, 32, had served as the assistant general manager of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals since its move to Springdale in 2007. He previously was a sales manager and co-general manager of the Wichita Wranglers.

The 7 Places Dad Will Enjoy Going To on Father's Day

by Little Rock Family Staff 6/13/2013 8:00 am

Ready to get Dad out the door and celebrate Father's Day? If you can pry him from the recliner, here are seven places around Central Arkansas that he'll enjoy.

Northwest Arkansas Naturals, Coca-Cola Sign 10-Year Beverage Deal

by Chris Bahn 2/11/2013 12:00 am

The Northwest Arkansas Naturals have signed a 10-year deal granting exclusive non-alcoholic beverage rights to Great Plains Coca-Cola Bottling Co.

How Pro Baseball Works: Mapping the Minor Leagues

by Todd Traub 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Since 1963, when minor league baseball organized into the structure under which it operates today, clubs have developed players almost exclusively for major league teams.


by Tre Baker 8/15/2012 10:08 am

Naturals are all set to play host to Texas League All-Stars in 2013.

Northwest Arkansas Naturals to Host 2013 Texas League All-Star Game

by Regina Van Henkelum, NWA Naturals 8/14/2012 9:57 am

The Northwest Arkansas Naturals have been awarded the honor of hosting the 2013 Texas League All-Star Game on June 25, 2013. It will be the first all-star game to be played inside Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.

Ethan Hollingsworth

by NWA Naturals 8/8/2012 9:16 am

Naturals player selected as TL Pitcher of the Week.

Jake Odorizzi

by Tre Baker 7/9/2012 9:08 am

Former Nat remains on the cusp, getting good looks from the pro's.

Former Natural Jake Odorizzi Gets Royal Treatment at All-Star Futures Game

by The Associated Press 7/9/2012 8:48 am

Jake Odorizzi and Wil Myers dressed side-by-side Sunday afternoon in the corner of the Kansas City clubhouse, one they hope to inhabit soon on a more permanent basis. The two prospects started for the U.S. team in the All-Star Futures Game, along with fellow prospect Yordano Ventura, the starting pitcher for the World team. Together, they gave hometown fans a reason to cheer during an All-Star weekend largely devoid of Royals representation.

NWA Naturals

by Tre Baker 6/8/2012 9:24 am

Not the team itself, but its name.

Northwest Arkansas Naturals Changing Name To Thunder Chickens (For A Night)

by Chris Bahn 6/7/2012 2:58 pm

This season marks the fifth anniversary of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. There have been a number of milestones in the Naturals’ relatively short history. It’s hard to question much about the first five years. But the Naturals are asking “What if?” this week.

The Travs

by Texas League Media 5/22/2012 7:16 am

Arkansas gets a win over in-state rivals in Northwest Arkansas, thanks to Jean Segura.

Chris Dwyer

by Northwest Arkansas Naturals Media 5/18/2012 9:05 am

NWA Naturals pitcher named the best of the Texas League for the week.

NWA Naturals

by NWA Naturals Media 5/11/2012 7:24 am

Great pitching combines for franchise's second no-hitter.

A Fair Shake For the Travelers and Naturals

by Todd Traub 4/18/2012 11:06 am

The Arkansas Travelers and Northwest Arkansas Naturals begin the 2012 portion of their Texas League schedule Thursday. Sparks have flown between the clubs at times, but the modern Texas League isn't really known for hot-blooded rivalries.

Travs Win Opener While Hooks Thump Naturals

by Todd Traub 4/5/2012 10:30 pm

The Arkansas Travelers scratched out a run in the sixth inning to win a pitcher's duel over the Midland RockHounds in the Texas League opener Thursday Night at Dickey-Stephens Park. Corpus Christi broke open its game against Northwest Arkansas with a seven-run sixth.

It's Opening Day! Enter to Win a Pair of Arkansas Travelers Tickets From InArkansas.com

by Karen Martin 4/5/2012 7:44 am

InArkansas.com is giving away two pairs of general admission tickets to see the Arkansas Travelers play any home game at Dickey-Stephens Park, 400 W. Broadway, North Little Rock. Enter by 3 p.m. today (April 5) for a chance to win.

Former Naturals Catcher Salvador Perez Signs Multi-Year Deal With Royals

by Tre Baker 2/28/2012 2:01 pm

Salvador Perez was known for his defensive abilities when he played in the Texas League. The Northwest Arkansas Naturals catcher joined the majors last August and now could become the most profitable player of the minor-league franchise, becoming the first former Natural to ink a multi-year contract with a big league team.