Bentonville High School was a runaway winner of the 2013-14 CBS MaxPreps Cup, which recognizes the nation's best overall high school sports program.
Bentonville finished the final MaxPreps Cup standings with 1,120 points, while Atlanta (Ga.) St. Pius X Catholic was a distant second with 985. Rounding out the top five were Honolulu (Hawaii) Punahou with … Continue Reading ››
White takes over for Dustin Peters, who resigned July 14 after five years at the school to take the girls head coaching job at Scranton. White returns to a varsity head coaching position after spending five years in the Springdale school district, including the last three seasons as Springdale’s varsity assistant.
He developed and coached the senior class that led the Bulldogs to a state runner-up finish in … Continue Reading ››
The outing drew attention from ESPN basketball insider Jeff Goodman. Here are a few of his tweets.
Malik Monk is ridiculously good. Prolific scorer. Hearing Arkansas and Florida are in best shape. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) July 19, 2014
Malik Monk. Remember that name. Will be a star. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) July 19, 2014
2015 class fairly mediocre - but 2016 class looks really strong at top: … Continue Reading ››
Peters turned in resignation Monday morning at Gravette, where he had been the last five years. The Lions finished 20-9 last season under Peters, where they finished third in the 4A-1 Conference and reached the Class 4A North Region Tournament.
Peters said it was a family decision that swayed him to taking the new position.
"Ozark called and gave my wife a good job last year, and I want to be living with my wife and kids," Peters said. "It's … Continue Reading ››
But one slip up, one off game at the wrong time, can cost you in this tournament. And Fayetteville found that out the hard way Saturday afternoon.
Facing a Harrison team it had previously defeated twice over the summer at other 7-on-7 weekend tournaments, the Bulldogs started slow and couldn't fully … Continue Reading ››
Smith has played on the Saints' varsity for four seasons. Last season he was injured late and missed Shiloh Christian's playoff game and was held out of spring contact drills. He has since been cleared and has participated in all the Saints' team camps and 7-on-7s this summer.
First Down: How is your shoulder?
It's doing good. It's completely healed. It was separated and I tore my … Continue Reading ››
Stettmeyer, who has never played football and home-schooled, came to Heritage coaches just before the dead period expressing a desire to play football.
The 6-foor-4, 220-pound senior-to-be started with the team on Monday, but Heritage coach Perry Escalante said he's already showing some positive flashes.
"He's getting better and better," Escalante said. "He's a big target. We've not had a lot of time to drill with him. But he's getting better running routes, that's the thing … Continue Reading ››
The Goblins were the only Arkansas team to reach the semifinals, after Charleston, Fayetteville and Little Rock Christian each lost in the quarterfinals.
While several Arkansas teams didn't go as far in the tournament as expected, the Natural State still had a winning record against out-of-state teams.
In pool play, teams from Arkansas went 34-26 against teams from Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, Illinois and Indiana. They were only 9-9 in tournament play, but still finished the weekend with a winning … Continue Reading ››
SPRINGDALE — There was still plenty of quarterback talent on hand at the Southwest Elite 7-on-7 Showcase even without the state’s top class of 2016 passer.
Bentonville junior Kasey Ford missed the showcase hosted by Shiloh Christian this weekend because of a summer baseball tournament, but there was nevertheless a wealth of quarterback talent present on Shiloh’s Field Of Champions and Southwest Junior High, including top 2015 in-state quarterback and Arkansas commit Ty Storey.
Here’s a breakdown of … Continue Reading ››