Category Archives: Basketball

Fayetteville Recap

Vernon Tarver

Vernon Tarver

Sports Reporter at NWA Media
Vernon Tarver is a sports reporter for NWA Media. His primary beat is Fayetteville, as well as Farmington and Elkins sports.
Vernon Tarver

Latest posts by Vernon Tarver (see all)

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE DeMaunte Youngblood (right) of Fayetteville drives past Jack Lindsey of Springdale Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, during the first half of play at Bulldog Arena in Fayetteville. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see more photographs from the game.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE
DeMaunte Youngblood (right) of Fayetteville drives past Jack Lindsey of Springdale Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, during the first half of play at Bulldog Arena in Fayetteville. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see more photographs from the game.
  Unselfish style fits Fayetteville best FAYETTEVILLE — The team concept was put on … Continue Reading ››

District Tournament Schedules

Henry Apple

Henry Apple

Henry Apple is a veteran sports reporter for the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. His primary beat is Bentonville, as well as Gravette and topics that include state schools and the Arkansas Activities Association. During the spring, he handles high school track in Northwest Arkansas. He is a lifelong Arkansas resident.
Henry Apple

Latest posts by Henry Apple (see all)

Here is a list of district basketball tournaments that we know of right now. If you have one you wish to share, please send it to happle@nwadg.com or sports@nwadg.com. 4A-1 District Tournament at Prairie Grove Tuesday Game 1: No. 5 Gravette vs. No. 8 Lincoln (G), 4 p.m. Game 2: No. 5 Berryville vs. No. 8 Lincoln (B), 5:30 p.m. Game 3: No. 6 Pea Ridge vs. No. 7 Shiloh Christian (G), 7 p.m. Game 4: No. 6 Shiloh Christian vs. No. 7 Prairie Grove (B), 8:30 p.m. Wednesday Game 5: Game 3 winner vs. No. 3 Berryville (G), 4 p.m. Game 6: Game 4 winner vs. No. 3 Gentry … Continue Reading ››

Basketball Scoreboard – Feb. 12

Andrew Hutchinson

Andrew Hutchinson

Sports Reporter at NWA Media
Andrew Hutchinson is a multimedia sports reporter for NWA Media.
Andrew Hutchinson

Latest posts by Andrew Hutchinson (see all)

These are the scores for high school basketball games played Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. If a score is not listed and you know it, feel free to comment on this post and/or tweet @NWAHutch.

BOYS RESULTS

7A/6A-CENTRAL

Alma 42, Catholic 35

Conway 52, Greenwood 35

Russellville 58, Siloam Springs 50

Van Buren 51, Bryant 48

7A-WEST

Bentonville 83, Springdale Har-Ber 52

Fayetteville 76, Springdale 43

Fort Smith Northside 48, Rogers Heritage 45

Fort Smith Southside 63, Rogers 45

7A/6A-EAST

Cabot 54, West Memphis 36

Jonesboro 65, North Little Rock 50

Marion 45, Searcy 36

Mountain Home 73, Little Rock Central 67

6A-SOUTH

El Dorado 43, Benton 41

Lake Hamilton 54, Pine Bluff 47

Little Rock Hall 66, Sheridan 56

Little Rock … Continue Reading ››

Dunk Report – Feb. 12

Andrew Hutchinson

Andrew Hutchinson

Sports Reporter at NWA Media
Andrew Hutchinson is a multimedia sports reporter for NWA Media.
Andrew Hutchinson

Latest posts by Andrew Hutchinson (see all)

Van Buren's Mitchell Smith with an alley oop dunk in the Pointers' 68-43 win over Alma Tuesday. The pass was courtesy Zach Wornkey.



Dunk by eStem's Rashawn Langston in the Mets' 67-65 win over Helena-West Helena Tuesday.



Little Rock Central's Cameron Johnson dunks in the Tigers' 78-68 loss to Jonesboro Tuesday.

Continue Reading ››

State Basketball Report – Feb. 12

Andrew Hutchinson

Andrew Hutchinson

Sports Reporter at NWA Media
Andrew Hutchinson is a multimedia sports reporter for NWA Media.
Andrew Hutchinson

Latest posts by Andrew Hutchinson (see all)

Here is a recap of the week that was in Arkansas high school basketball, as well as a few things to keep an eye on this upcoming week.

Milestone Victories

A pair of Arkansas girls' basketball coaches earned milestone victories last week.

First, North Little Rock coach Daryl Fimple picked up career win No. 400 with the Lady Charging Wildcats' 52-45 win over Cabot Friday.

He is in his 17th season as a head coach and has spent time at Shirley and Lonoke, as well as North Little Rock.

The Lady Charging Wildcats made all eight of their free throws after Cabot got within 42-40 … Continue Reading ››

VIDEO: GREENLAND GIRLS HAVE STORIED TRADITION

Chip Souza

Chip Souza

Sports Editor at NWA Media
Chip Souza is the sports editor of the four daily newspapers in Northwest Arkansas. His primary beat is Shiloh Christian. He is a native of East Texas with more than 30 years of sports writing experience in Texas and Arkansas.
Chip Souza

Latest posts by Chip Souza (see all)

The Greenland girls basketball team has won six state championships since 1999, which shares for the most in Arkansas state history. Lady Pirates coach Alan Barton was an assistant coach when the team won its first three state titles, and has been the head coach for the last three.

Basketball Scoreboard – Feb. 9

Andrew Hutchinson

Andrew Hutchinson

Sports Reporter at NWA Media
Andrew Hutchinson is a multimedia sports reporter for NWA Media.
Andrew Hutchinson

Latest posts by Andrew Hutchinson (see all)

These are the scores for high school basketball games played Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. If a score is not listed and you know it, feel free to comment on this post and/or tweet @NWAHutch.

BOYS RESULTS

7A/6A-CENTRAL

Van Buren 68, Alma 43

Bryant 60, Little Rock Catholic 35

Russellville 59, Conway 54

Siloam Springs 52, Greenwood 42

7A-WEST

Bentonville 69, Fort Smith Northside 62

Fayetteville 68, Fort Smith Southside 36

Rogers Heritage 42, Rogers 36

7A/6A-EAST

Jonesboro 78, Little Rock Central 68

Marion 66, Cabot 61

North Little Rock 71, Mountain Home 53

West Memphis 40, Searcy 21

6A-SOUTH

Benton 50, Sheridan 30

Little Rock Parkview 55, Lake Hamilton 43

Pine Bluff 56, Little Rock Hall 48 (OT)

5A-CENTRAL

Little Rock … Continue Reading ››

Fayetteville This Week

Vernon Tarver

Vernon Tarver

Sports Reporter at NWA Media
Vernon Tarver is a sports reporter for NWA Media. His primary beat is Fayetteville, as well as Farmington and Elkins sports.
Vernon Tarver

Latest posts by Vernon Tarver (see all)

NWA Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS • @NWAMICHAELW Fayetteville High's Jasmine Franklin (32) and Fort Smith Northside's Fatarah Kinnard (10) fight for a rebound Friday, February 5, 2016 during their game at Fayetteville High School.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS • @NWAMICHAELW
Fayetteville High's Jasmine Franklin (32) and Fort Smith Northside's Fatarah Kinnard (10) fight for a rebound Friday, February 5, 2016 during their game at Fayetteville High School.
Five consecutive wins, including one furious fourth quarter rally against the conference leading team and suddenly the Fayetteville girls' basketball team is back in … Continue Reading ››