Springdale High quarterback Layne Hutchins is a regular in the Tweets of the Week feature.
But his recent tweet after a horrible haircut by teammate Isaiah Nichols is our ARPreps.com Tweet of the Week because it was funny and cost Hutchins any semblance of a decent do for the next few weeks.
This week, we're taking a little different approach by giving fictitious (aka make believe) awards for each of the tweets that we highlight.
Of course, we're begin as we always do with the ARPreps.com Tweet of the Week, which also could have won the award for the "Best HBD tweet" if it hadn't been filled with so much irony. (Note for readers over 40: "HBD" stands for Happy Birthday)
Fayetteville's Blake Coulter sent the tweet to his sister, Kylee Coulter. The irony is in the sad fact that Kylee — a University of Nebraska-Omaha basketball signee — underwent knee surgery on Tuesday. Also, … Continue Reading ››
Thanks to last week's signing day, there are far fewer recruiting-related tweets to post here.
Of course, there were dozens — if not more — of tweets from signing ceremonies and because there were too many to count, we're going to skip posting them all here.
Otherwise, we wouldn't have space for other awesome tweets, like this one from Springdale Har-Ber's Zane King. It was posted shortly after the New England Patriots rallied from a 25-point, third quarter deficit to defeat the Atlanta Falcons in overtime in Super Bowl LI.
Also known as "National Signing Day," Wednesday marks the beginning of the week-long national signing period. That's crowded Twitter timelines more than usual with visits, offers and pledges for the past few weeks.
We'll get to all of those in a bit.
But first, the ARPreps.com Tweet of the Week comes from Prairie Grove junior softball player Ali Edgar. She's been a regular with her witty tweets, but this one was extra funny — especially because she's tweeting about a teacher named "Mileham." That may be Tigers baseball coach Chris Mileham, which makes the exchange even more comical:
We're taking a little different slant on the ARPreps.com Tweets of the Week this time around.
Instead of singling out a "Tweet of the Week," we're giving the award for "Tweets of the Week" to Fayetteville quarterback Taylor Powell, who thankfully shared his wild roller coaster ride of a week with the rest of the world via Twitter.
Powell's week began with something expected by many — and ended with something unexpected.
It started with Powell winning the Landers Award, which annually is given to the top high school player in the state. Based on Powell's accomplishments (two-time state champ and 7A record … Continue Reading ››
OK, so we took a break from our weekly ARPreps.com Tweets of the Week feature during the holidays.
We missed you. Did you miss us?
We hope so. And judging by the handful of DMs we received about it, we're certain at least a few of your holidays weren't as cheerful without your weekly dose of tweets.
We've moved the feature from Mondays to Tuesdays. For no other reason, it's because we have a ton of content posted on Mondays during this time of the year and didn't want the most popular feature — disclaimer: we don't have site analytics to back … Continue Reading ››
We strive to spread the love between towns with the Tweets of the Week.
We really do.
But it seems like someone from Pea Ridge nails an awesome tweet more weeks than not. That's the case again this week thanks to a gem by Pea Ridge boys basketball coach Trent Loyd, who also had our first "Tweet of the Week" when we began this feature 10 weeks ago.
This time, Loyd arguably posted the Tweet of the Year. The timing and everything else was perfect as the entire Twitter-verse was enthralled when former Bentonville star Malik Monk scored 47 points for Kentucky … Continue Reading ››