Rogers High/Rogers Heritage Track Notes

Rogers High boys track
The Mounties already have three athletes who have topped the qualifying standards for the Class 7A meet in five different events already during the outdoor season.
Seniors Tony Roller (110 hurdles, 300 hurdles, high jump) and Jake Benninghoff (high jump) and junior Landon McClung (pole vault) have already punched their tickets to the state meet after just two meets.
"Those guys are looking good already," Rogers boys coach Carlton Efurd said. "Tony's been high point in every meet he's been in going back a ways. Landon is off to a great start. I don't want to jinx it, but … Continue Reading ››

Arkansas’ Best Track Performers 2016

NOTE: These are the state's best performances in high school outdoor track meets through March 18, based off of meets that were covered or whose results were included on the ar.milesplit.com website.

Coaches who have athletes with performances that should be included in this group should send the athlete's name (all four names if a relay event is involved) with the time or distance and where the performance took place to Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette sports writer Henry Apple at happle@nwadg.com.

BOYS

100

Zach Jewell, Mena, 10.88

Chris Kershner, Dardanelle, 10.98

Timothy Stuckey, Texarkana, 11.00

Jordan McNair, Jacksonville, 11.04

Brandon Shaw, Rogers Heritage, 11.05

200 Zach Jewell, Mena, 22.30

Andre Jones, Malvern, … Continue Reading ››

GIRLS SOCCER REPORT

Rogers Heritage senior Hannah Markel had a goal and three assists in an 8-0 win over Jonesboro.
Rogers Heritage senior Hannah Markel had a goal and three assists in an 8-0 win over Jonesboro.
Lady War Eagles claim Paragould Invitational title Rogers Heritage found the back of the net often over the weekend in northeast Arkansas to cruise to the Paragould Invitational title.

Senior Emily Seiler scored a hat trick as the Lady War Eagles blanked Class 6A Jonesboro 8-0 in the finals on Saturday.

Heritage (4-1) went 4-0 on the … Continue Reading ››

7A-West Girls Basketball Awards

NWA Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS • @NWAMICHAELW Fort Smith Northside's Aahliyah Jackson (1) drives to the hoop Friday, February 5, 2016 during their game against Fayetteville at Fayetteville High School.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS • @NWAMICHAELW
Fort Smith Northside's Aahliyah Jackson (1) drives to the hoop Friday, February 5, 2016 during their game against Fayetteville at Fayetteville High School.


Here is the complete list of the 7A-West’s all-state, all-conference and all-star candidates along with conference player and coach of the year awards for girls basketball.

The selections were made by league … Continue Reading ››

7A-West Boys Basketball Awards

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MELISSA SUE GERRITS - 03/05/16 - Van Buren's Bentonville's Malik Monk edges past Van Buren's Hayden Salisbury during their tournament game at Cabot High School March 5, 2016.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MELISSA SUE GERRITS - 03/05/16 - Van Buren's Bentonville's Malik Monk edges past Van Buren's Hayden Salisbury during their tournament game at Cabot High School March 5, 2016.


Here is the complete list of the 7A-West’s all-state, all-conference and all-defense selections along with conference player and coach of the year awards for boys basketball.

The selections were made by … Continue Reading ››

Prep Baseball: Rogers High 4, Mountain Home 1

Mason Mitchell shook off a few early jitters and finished strong to lead Rogers High to a 4-1 win over Mountain Home on Saturday in the Best Sports Classic at Veterans Park.
The junior right-hander, making his first varsity start, tossed a complete game four-hitters and allowed just two base runners over the final three innings. He allowed one unearned run, struck out five and walked three.
Rogers coach Matt Melson said Mitchell did the job by changing speeds and keeping the Bombers off-balance.
"His change-up was really effective," Melson said. "His arm speed on that was very good. That's what I … Continue Reading ››

PREP BASEBALL: Rogers Heritage 6, Little Rock Central 5

Sophomore Jacob Morris drove in the winning run in the bottom of the seventh to lead Rogers Heritage to a 6-5 win over Little Rock Central on Friday in the Best Sports Classic.
Heritage (2-1) scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to rally for the win. With the game tied 5-5, Morris hit a ground ball up the middle and the Central second baseman's throw to the plate was late as the winning run scored.
Trailing 5-4, the War Eagles loaded the bases on two hit batsman and an intentional walk to Noah Guill. Ethan Gates then drew … Continue Reading ››

Arkansas’ Best Track Performances

NOTE: These are the state's best performances in high school outdoor track meets through March 14, based off of meets that were covered or whose results were included on the ar.milesplit.com website.

Coaches who have athletes with performances that should be included in this group should send the athlete's name (all four names if a relay event is involved) with the time or distance and where the performance took place to Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette sports writer Henry Apple at happle@nwadg.com.

Boys

100

Zach Jewell, Mena, 10.88

Brandon Shaw, Rogers Heritage, 11.08

Caleb Christensen, Van Buren, 11.22

Payton Copher, Springdale Har-Ber, 11.25

Kary Collier, Bentonville, 11.35

200 Zach Jewell, Mena, 22.30

Brandon … Continue Reading ››

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