LAST YEAR’S RECORD This is the Lady Wolverines' inaugural season
KEY PLAYERS OF Karlie Stafford (Jr.), OF Jazmine Dodd (Jr.), IF Anna Griffin (Jr.), P/UT Brittany Crowson, IF Emily Roberson (Soph.)
TOP NEWCOMERS P/UT Hallie Wacaser (Fr.), P/IF Emma Wood (Soph.)
THE SKINNY Cantrell comes to West after a 19-year tenure at North Little Rock, which includes seven years as the school's softball coach. Under his guidance, the Lady Charging Wildcats won three straight state championships before he went into an administrative role last year. ... Crowson saw pitching experience as a freshman at Bentonville two seasons ago and is … Continue Reading ››
COACH: Matt Melson
LAST YEAR'S RECORD: 19-8 overall, 9-5 7A-West.
KEY PLAYERS: CF Grayson Lee (Sr.), P/INF McKayden Templeton (Soph.), 3B Max Horton (Sr.), C/OF Colin McWhorter (Jr.)., P Mason Mitchell (Sr.).
TOP NEWCOMERS: INF Sal Jacobo (Fresh.), OF Quade … Continue Reading ››
TEAM Fayetteville baseball
COACH Scott Gallagher
LAST YEAR’S RECORDS 18-15, 8-6 7A-West
KEY PLAYERS C Alex Blagg (5-10, 170, Sr.), SS/P Hayes Cox (5-10, 170), RHP/OF Jackson Sloan (6-3, 175, Sr.), Miller Pleimann (6-3, 175, Jr.), Teddy Asp (6-0, 170, … Continue Reading ››
LAST YEAR’S RECORD This is the Wolverines' first season.
KEY PLAYERS CF Joey Aden (Soph.); SS Will Jarrett (Soph.); LHP/1B Jaron Jenkins (Jr.); LHP/OF Jason Gloeckler (Jr.); 2B/RHP Dakota McDonald (Soph.); LHP Hunter Mayes (Soph.)
THE SKINNY Durham returns to coaching baseball for the first time since 2010, when he resigned his position as head coach at Nicholls State after five seasons. He is also a former coach at Crowder College, but this is the first time he will coach at the high school level. … He inherits a West team with no seniors and no players … Continue Reading ››
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 ››