Probable post time is 5:10 p.m. for Friday race.
The former high school football coach was officially fired after a nine-hour hearing and unanimous vote.
Saturday's 1 1/8 mile race has an 8 horse field.
The scrimmage will be inside Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville and is scheduled to begin at 11:15 a.m.
He was named the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) South Central Region and Lone Star Conference Coach of the Year after leading Angelo State to a program-record 28 wins in the 2014-15 season.
The Red Wolves will once again auction off the rights to act as their head coach during the team’s upcoming spring game on April 17.
Portis is the program’s first AP All-American since 2006.
Capital city officials reported to have "strong interest" in the idea.
The team was knocked out of the NCAA tournament Monday night in a 57-54 loss to Arizona State.
No. 11 seed UALR (29-5) led by as many as 16 points during the game and held a 50-44 lead with 2:45 to play, but No. 3 seed Arizona State (29-5) closed the game on a 13-4 run to pull out the victory on its home court.
The 6-foot-3, 185-pound senior guard led the Charging Wildcats to a 25-5 record and the Class 7A state championship this past season.
The Red Wolves celebrate a 61-49 victory and advance to the second round.
Cedric Thornton of the Philadelphia Eagles will deliver free books to more than 800 students.
The team finished the season with a 23-10 overall record and a 16-4 Sun Belt Conference record.
The team is headed to Kansas City, Missouri for the tournament that begins March 18.
The 5-foot-7 senior guard has led the Wampus Cats to a 24-6 record and a berth in the Class 7A championship.
He averages 17.8 points, 8.7 rebounds and 1.5 blocks while posting 11 double-double this season. Portis becomes the first Razorback to win the award since Corliss Williamson won back-to-back honors in 1994 and 1995.
The action begins at noon.
Semifinal rounds in each classification will be pushed to Sunday.
The action will begin at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
It will be held on Thursday, Feb. 26 and is open to the public.
He comes to Arkansas after five seasons as head coach of the Central Michigan Chippewas.
The boxing champion facing bond revocation posts a video on social media around 3 a.m. Wednesday.
Junior quarterback Fredi Knighten tied a GoDaddy Bowl and Arkansas State game record with five touchdown passes, while sophomore receiver Booker Mays set an A-State Bowl record with three touchdown receptions, but it was not enough as the Red Wolves fell to Toledo 63-44 on Sunday night.
The Red Wolves play Sunday in their fourth-straight GoDaddy Bowl.
Hall of Fame Head Coach Lou Holtz to Announce the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®. A football player from Ouachita Baptist University named to 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®, which recognizes football student-athletes for commitment to serving others.
The Arkansas State University football team scored 24 unanswered points in the second half as the Red Wolves went on to a 37-10 victory over Montana State.
The first game in on Nov. 19.
The UALR Trojans were visiting the UCA Bears in Conway Wednesday night, when things got a little heated. The UCA Director of Athletics, Dr. Brad Teague, released a statement on Thursday regarding this incident.
The win advances A-State today's semifinals where the Red Wolves will take on SBC Regular-Season Champion and tourney number one seed Georgia State at 2 p.m. The game will be televised on the Sun Belt Network and ESPN3.