Prep Report Class 5A and Below Week 7

stat-leaders-1 stat-leaders-2 PEA RIDGE Blackhawks Ready For Showdown

Pea Ridge is eager for the challenge Friday in a battle of unbeaten teams teams at Prairie Grove. Both teams are 6-0 and co-leaders in the 4A-1 Conference.

“Prairie Grove is really, really good, but we’re proud of the way we’ve played as well,” Pea Ridge coach Stephen Neal said. “This is what what high football is all about. Two real good teams going at each other.”

Pea Ridge (6-0, 3-0) was able to overcome a … Continue Reading ››

NWA Football Report — Week 7

Bentonville West Playoff talk begins to mount

Bentonville West — a team with no seniors — now has two more wins than many people expected the team to have in its inaugural season after a wild 42-40 win last week over Springdale High.

The Wolverines may have something else in the near future: a playoff berth. There are still four games remaining in the regular season, but talk has begun as West (2-4, 2-1) sits above four teams in the 7A-West standings and six teams advance to postseason play.

"I think that's a crazy thing for me to realize," West coach Bryan Pratt said. … Continue Reading ››

Week 6 Athlete of the Week: Will Jarrett

Bentonville West, a team some wrote off this season because it has no seniors on its roster, is 2-1 in 7A-West play after a 42-40 win against Springdale High on Friday.

Sophomore quarterback Will Jarrett is the ARPreps.com Athlete of the Week after completing 21 of 29 passes for 332 yards and four touchdowns and also rushing for a touchdown in the first-year program’s second victory. The Wolverines’ only other touchdown was 99-yard interception return by junior Jason Gloeckler.

A close second for Athlete of the Week honors was Prairie Grove’s Zeke Laird, who was 12-of-17 passing for 270 yards and a … Continue Reading ››

Prep Rally #11

Prep Rally #11  look back at last Friday night's Bentonville vs. Springdale Har-Ber, Fayetteville vs. Rogers High and Prairie Grove vs. Shiloh Christian, football with photos and interviews from the games. A fun look at Prairie Grove receiver  Isaac Disney and a sign that got him motivated. We also take a look ahead to 7A-West Volleyball including a key matchup with Har-Ber and Fayetteville, and a fun glance at the ARPreps Pick'Em Poll.

NWA Volleyball Report Week 8

Rogers High Lady Mounties win Border Wars Rogers High put together a solid day of volleyball to claim the 12-team Border Wars tournament on Saturday at Hollister, Mo. The Lady Mounties (21-11) went 6-0 on the day, defeating Clever, Mo. for the second time in the tournament finals. "I feel like we did a really good job siding out," Rogers High coach Christina Lawrence said. "We played pretty consistently and served very well. Clever was a big team with some heavy arms." Lawrence said junior Maddie Tauai was outstanding on the right side, while sophomores Taylor Voight and Allie Stephens also did well coming off … Continue Reading ››

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