KEY PLAYERS INF/RHP Andrew Roach (Sr.), RHP/OF Tyler Turner (Sr.), C Ben Roach (So.), 1B Ryne Whitaker (Sr.)
TOP NEWCOMERS RHP/OF Tanner Sargent (So.), Layne Hutchins (Jr.)
THE SKINNY Fresh off a 20-win season under former coach Shohn Doty, first-year coach Scott Johnson feels like his team is in a good place and getting Springdale baseball back to what it used to be. Johnson knows his club’s strong point will be starting pitching with Andrew Roach and Tyler Turner heading the staff. Roach was Springdale’s innings leader last season, going 5-3 in 10 … Continue Reading ››
TOP NEWCOMERS 3B/IF Kirby Jenkins (6-0, 170, So.), P Landon McAlister (So.)
THE SKINNY Coming off back-to-back state semifinal appearances under Ron Bradley, Har-Ber is looking to finally get over the hump and into the state finals. The Wildcats are headlined by sophomore Blake Adams, a 2019 University of Arkansas baseball commit, as well as seniors Caleb Grace and Caleb Kimbel. Bradley says … Continue Reading ››
The Lady Bulldogs (27-2), winners of 19 straight, are three wins away from a state championship. They won the 7A-West with the program’s ninth undefeated conference championship run. They earned a bye into the quarterfinals and will take on the Conway (4th-Central)/Springdale Har-Ber (5th-West) winner at 4 p.m. on Friday.
The War Eagles basketball team lost its regular-season finale to 7A-West co-champion Springdale Har-Ber, but their season's not over.<br><br>
Heritage (15-12, 7-7 7A-West) will be the No. 5 seed from the West and will take on defending state champion Cabot in the first round of the state tournament in Van Buren on Wednesday evening at 8:30.. If Heritage wins its first-round game, the War Eagles would face Har-Ber, again on Friday evening at 5:30..<br><br>
The Lady War Eagles finished 6-21 and 0-14 in the 7A-West..<br><br>
The Heritage spring sports open this week. The softball team hosts Siloam Springs on Tuesday. The War Eagle … Continue Reading ››
The Lady Mounties rallied from a big halftime deficit to claim a 53-49 road win against Springdale High on Friday to grab the No. 3 seed in this week's state tournament..<br><br>
Rogers High (17-10, 9-5 7A-West) will take on Mount St. Mary on Thursday afternoon at 1 in a first-round state tournament matchup in Van Buren..<br><br>
The Rogers boys failed to qualify for the state tournament and finished 7-20 overall and 0-14 in the league..<br><br>
The Rogers High springs sports kick off this week as the baseball team hosts Alma on Tuesday afternoon at 4:30. The Lady Mounties softball team is slated to … Continue Reading ››
Five Northwest Arkansas individual swimmers and two relay teams have qualified for All-American standards or have earned consideration for the honor by the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association with their performances Saturday during the Arkansas High School Swim and Dive Championships.
With the State Basketball Tournaments getting underway this week, so are spring sports as baseball, softball and soccer start their regular season.
In two weeks, conference games will be underway in Class 7A.
Here are the schedules for both 7A Conference (Central and West) in baseball, softball and soccer (Boys and Girls are separate files).
Good luck to the teams this season.
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Here is my disclaimer - my numbers are unofficial. The athletic directors and AAA officials will make the final determinations as what the seeds are as well as settle any tiebreakers.
Having said there, here is what I have (unofficially) for seeds.
BOYS (in order of seeding)
Central - North Little Rock, FS Northside, LR Central, Cabot, Conway, & Bryant.
West - Springdale Har-Ber, Bentonville, Van Buren, Fayetteville, Rogers Heritage, & Bentonville West.
We have a couple of close tiebreakers in the 7A-Central Boys and the 7A-West Boys. In fact, the … Continue Reading ››