School Bidders Announced For Tourneys

The following is a list of schools that have submitted bids to the Arkansas Activities Association to host state or regional tournaments for this winter, spring and some fall events. The AAA will announce which schools will earn the right to host these tournaments at 2 p.m. Thursday at its office in North Little Rock.

Not all tournaments received bids, and the AAA will fill those vacancies at a later date.

Basketball

Region, Feb. 22-25; State, Feb. 27-March 4

Class 7A

State: Van Buren

Class 6A

State: Lake Hamilton

Class 5A

State: Magnolia

Class 4A

North: Ozark, West Fork

South: Nashville

East: Cave City

State: Nashville

Class 3A

Region 1: Charleston, Jessieville, Mansfield

Region 2: Rose Bud

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Rogers Heritage This Week Jan. 9

Both the Rogers Heritage War Eagles and Lady War Eagles had their 7A-West Conference openers get away in the fourth quarter on Friday.

The Heritage boys (8-6, 0-1 7A-West) actually led by one early in the final quarter before going scoreless over the final five-plus minutes. The Lady War Eagles (6-8, 0-1) were able to stay in contact until the Lady Red Bulldogs pulled way for the easy win.

Heritage will play host to crosstown rival Rogers High on Tuesday, then play at Van Buren on Friday.

The Heritage wrestlers finished third in the Crain Automotive Invitational in Fayetteville on Saturday, but will … Continue Reading ››

Rogers High This Week Jan. 9

The Lady Mounties picked up a tough win to begin 7A-West Conference play, but it doesn't slow down with games at crosstown rival Rogers Heritage and against league favorite Fayetteville this week.

Rogers High (9-5, 1-0 7A-West Conference) hit 9 of 15 3-pointers and made plays down the stretch to open league play with a 54-52 win over Springdale Har-Ber. The Lady Mounties also benefited from having senior leading scorer Elise Randels back from a dislocated left thumb. She added nine points, despite still having the left hand wrapped.

Rogers coach Preston Early wasn't surprised to see the game go down the … Continue Reading ››

Springdale Har-Ber This Week

Springdale Har-Ber traveled to Rogers High Friday for the opening night of 7A-West play and came home with a split. Scott Bowlin's Wildcats ran away with a 75-47 win and the Lady Wildcats fell 54-52 in a nail biter.

Here's what's coming up this week for Har-Ber:

Wildcats

Sophomore Tylor Perry scored a game-high 21 points on 5 of 8 from the floor for Har-Ber in Friday's win. Matt Kaunitz and Zane King were also in double figures with 11 and 13 points, respectively.

Tyler Garrett also turned in a solid night, scoring 8 points to go with 7 rebounds and 3 assists.

Har-Ber (9-5, … Continue Reading ››

Springdale High This Week

The opening night of 7A-West play could not have gone any better for Springdale High. Both the Red'Dogs and Lady Red'Dogs took care of homecourt and moved to 1-0 in conference Friday with wins over Rogers Heritage.

Here's what's coming up for Springdale this week:

Red'Dogs

Junior forward Carl Fitch scored a game-high 14 points, grabbed 9 rebounds and blocked 4 shots Friday in Springdale's league opener. Justin Bilyeu also added 11 points and 5 rebounds.

But coach Jeremy Price said his Red'Dogs wouldn't have much time to celebrate Friday's win thanks to a quick turnaround. Springdale heads across town to face rival Springdale … Continue Reading ››

Recap with video: Rogers Heritage at Springdale High – Jan. 6

SPRINGDALE – The Springdale girls and boys opened 7A-West play win wins Friday night against Rogers Heritage.

The Lady Red'Dogs used a 16-2 run late to earn a 63-39 win. Sophomore Marquesha Davis led Springdale with a game-high 25 points and 16 rebounds.

Jeremy Price's Red'Dogs also closed strong, finishing on a 16-0 run after Heritage's Seth Stanley added the first bucket of the fourth quarter. Car Fitch scored a game-high 14 points and had 3 blocks in the final period. Justin Bilyeu added 11 points as well.

Watch the video below for a recap of both games with interviews from Heather Hunsucker … Continue Reading ››

January 6 Scores

Boys Alpena 78, Omaha 45 Gravette 57, Gentry 47 Harrison 75, Siloam Springs 64 Springdale Har-Ber 75, Rogers High 47 Springdale High 45, Rogers Heritage 33 Girls Gravette 48, Gentry 46 Harrison 52, Siloam Springs 34 Rogers 54, Springdale Har-Ber 52 Springdale 63, Rogers Heritage 39 Tournaments North Arkansas Invitational Norfork 52, Yellville-Summit 25 Don't see your school's score here? Send scores through Twitter to @NWAHenry or email to happle@nwadg.com.

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