Lady'Backs involved in community activities this weekend

FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas Women’s Athletics Department cheerleaders, Big Red and several Lady Razorback athletes are lending their support to a worthy causes Saturday morning. The Lady Razorback band and Big Red are appearing at the Juvenile Diabetes Walk at John McDonnell Field. The cheerleaders will be on hand to kick off the event beginning around 8:15 a.m. Big Red, the Lady Razorback mascot, will join the activities around 10:30 a.m., to welcome back the walkers to the track. Several Lady’Back athletes from multiple teams are appearing at the World’s Largest Truck Convoy at 8:00 a.m., at Baum Stadium. The event is part of the Torch Run for Special Olympics and includes several area volunteers including the Arkansas Highway Patrol. Arkansas is one of 20 states participating in this event. For more information about Lady Razorback athletics log on to