Some State Records In Jeopardy

No matter how good the track and field performances have been this season, they won't be acknowledged as state records — unless those performances are done this week during the state track meets. It's a simple guideline the Arkansas Activities Association has gone by for years. So now that we've reached the state meets, what are the records most likely to be broken? Granted, we won't know what the weather conditions will be like when the meets are done, but here's a look at the records that could have a chance to be rewritten: Class 7A Look none other than the boys pole vault. Springdale … Continue Reading ››

7A West Baseball Report

5A:7A BB Leaders Week 4   standings Fayetteville The postseason picture is clear for the Purple’Dogs: Win one, and they’re No. 1.

With two games remaining in 7A-West play, Fayetteville remains atop the league standings with a 10-2 record.

Fayetteville has a nonconference tune-up at home against Stillwater, Okla., at 4:30 p.m. on Friday before wrapping up conference play with two games against Van Buren beginning at 5 p.m. Monday at Bulldogs Stadium.

Van Buren (8-3 in 7A-West) has a make-up game today against Springdale … Continue Reading ››

7A-West Softball Report

5A:7A SB Hitting Leaders 5A:7A SB Pitching Leaders   7A-West softball standings Rogers High The Lady Mounties (14-5, 10-1 7A-West Conference) remained in a first-place tie in the 7A-West Conference and avenged an earlier loss to Van Buren with a 3-2 road win Monday. Rogers won its fifth straight game by scoring three runs in the bottom of the first inning and left-hander Sadie Beeman made sure that was enough. Van Buren was responsible for the … Continue Reading ››

7A-West Boys Soccer Report

Screen Shot 2017-04-24 at 12.26.45 PM Bentonville High

A big week has become even bigger for Bentonville this week.

The Tigers (7-3-1, 6-3) were already scheduled to play a home match Tuesday against Springdale High and a Friday match at Rogers High. Now the Tigers started the week at home Monday against Springdale Har-Ber in a match that was postponed Friday because of inclement weather, and all of those teams are in the middle of a five-team race near the top of the 7A-West standings.

“It’s going to be a difficult week,” Bentonville … Continue Reading ››

7A-West Girls Soccer Report

soccer standings 4-24 Bentonville

One of the Lady Tigers’ season goals is within reach this week.

If Bentonville (14-2, 9-0) can sweep its three matches, beginning with Monday’s rescheduled home match against Springdale Har-Ber, the Lady Tigers can wrap up at least a share of the 7A-West Conference championship and the league’s No. 1 seed for the Class 7A girls state tournament, which begins May 11 at Fort Smith Southside.

“It will be good for us to come out and win these three,” Bentonville coach Kristina Henry said. “It’s a big week for us, and there’s … Continue Reading ››

7A West Baseball Report

standings Rogers Heritage 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 ››

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