The War Eagles (6-16, 2-8 7A-West) lost back-to-back games to Bentonville West this week to slip into a tie for last place in the 7A-West Conference.
Heritage lost the games in diferent fashion. West scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to snatch the 5-4 win, while the Wolverines turned the second game into a rout, scoring 11 runs over the final two innings in the 17-3 win.
The War Eagles led 4-0 in the opener after three innings, but West scored two in the fifth, one in … Continue Reading ››
Walter Woodie is a social studies teacher at Southside High School in Fort Smith and a high school prep historian. A native of Pine Bluff, he has been covering high school sports in Arkansas since 1984 … while he was in high school.
The Mounties (7-10, 2-6 7A-West) lost a tough 7A-West game at home in extra innings on Monday, but came back strong on Tuesday to notch a huge 5-1 win over then-co-leader Van Buren.
"That's the rough thing, we haven't just been getting blown out," Rogers High coach Matt Melson said. "We've been close and you point to one or two simple things, controllable things. And we finally put a game together.
"We got a … Continue Reading ››
Sibling shenanigans is the topic of this week's ARPreps.com Tweet of the Week. Springdale Har-Ber's do-everything track athlete Olivia Stumbaugh celebrated National Siblings Day by sharing a video of big sis Payton Stumbaugh, a four-time All-American sprinter at the University of Arkansas, apparently attacking her screaming lil' sis with bacon grease.
Hopefully, it wasn't hot outta the fryin' pan. On a side note, research has shown bacon grease, when used as a perfume, may help attract boys:
After a tumultuous preseason, the Bulldogs have been on a roll in 7A-West play. They’ve won seven straight games to get above .500 overall for the first time this season (10-9 overall, 5-1 7A-West).
Four of those seven wins have been shutouts thanks to solid defensive play behind starting pitchers Hayes Cox and Miller Pleimann, who has thrown four consecutive one-hitters.
This past week, Fayetteville swept Rogers High with Pleimann pitching the way to a … Continue Reading ››