On a night featuring a main event between 3A/4A District 1 unbeaten boys teams, the Gravette girls grabbed a slice of the limelight in the undercard match.
The Lady Lions used sharp shooting and a huge third quarter to turn a tight game into a rout en route to a 77-50 victory against Pea Ridge, a team that entered the contest allowing an average of just 33 points per game.
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The Fayetteville girls continue to coast through the 7A-West Conference as the midway point in league play nears. The Lady Bulldogs picked up two more easy wins last week, 55-17 at home vs. Rogers Heritage and 63-36 at Springdale Har-Ber.
Perhaps two of the tougher tests in the first half of 7A-West play await this week, though, as Fayetteville (18-2, 5-0 7A-West) visits Springdale High on Tuesday then hosts Van Buren on Friday. Van Buren is still undefeated in conference play and figures to be the closest challenger to a Fayetteville team which has so far proven to be just … Continue Reading ››
Bentonville West's basketball teams will close out the first half of their first season in 7A-West Conference this week, first with home games Tuesday against Rogers High before their first meetings Friday against Bentonville High in Tiger Arena.
West earned its first league victory Friday night with a 60-53 decision over Rogers Heritage in a game that turned out to be a foul-fest. The Lady Wolverines (3-14, 1-4) shot a total of 42 free throws, including a 19-of-27 performance from the line in the fourth quarter.
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Springdale Har-Ber was the place to be Friday night. The Wildcats overcame a 13-point halftime deficit to edge Fayetteville, 60-59, in overtime.
Har-Ber moved to 14-5 (5-0 7A-West), surpassing last season's win total with its ninth straight win. Ryan Taylor led the Wildcats with 14 points while Tylor Perry and Zane King added 13 and 12, respectively.
Jaime Green's Lady Wildcats ran into the Fayetteville buzzsaw Friday, falling 63-36. Dachelle Terry scored a team-high 12 points, building on a 13-point night at Bentonville West last Tuesday.
Har-Ber's win at West was a must, and Green's club took control and cruised to its first … Continue Reading ››
Heather Hunsucker and Jeremy Price's young teams hit bumps in the road last week in 7A-West play.
The Lady Red'Dogs dropped their first two games in conference to Bentonville and Van Buren. Springdale led the Lady Tigers by as many as nine points in the fourth quarter, but Lauren Hargus, Krista Clark and Avery Hughes took control in the final five minutes.
Springdale then held Van Buren's star guard Jamilyn Kinney to nine points, but Lani Snowden scored a game-high 16 points in a 58-38 Lady Pointers win Friday.
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The Lady Mounties snapped a two-game skid with a tough 45-44 win over Bentonville on Friday to slide into a second-place tie in the 7A-West.
Rogers (11-7, 3-2 7A-West) travel to Bentonville West on Tuesday, before hosting Springdale High in a huge game to finish the first round of league play.
The Mounties (7-11, 0-5) are still searching for their first conference win and will look to snap a six-game losing streak.
The Mountie wrestlers have a huge week with four duals this week. They likely need wins over Fort Smith Northside, Southside and Springdale High in order to qualify for the Dual … Continue Reading ››
The War Eagles basketball team is coming off a good weeks with back-to-back wins.
Heritage (11-7, 3-2 7A-West Conference) defeated Fayetteville and Bentonville West, but now finish the first round of league play against the top two teams. The War Eagles host Bentonville on Tuesday, then travel to league leading Springdale Har-Ber.
The Lady War Eagles (6-12, 0-5) are still searching for their first conference win, after dropping a 60-53 decision to Bentonville West on Friday. It was the Lady Wolverines' first 7A-West win in school history and left Heritage all alone in last place.
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Bentonville won't have any problems scouting its two opponents this week as they played each other Friday night.
Bentonville closes out the first half of 7A-West Conference play with a road game Tuesday night against Rogers Heritage, then returns to Tiger Arena for a Friday night showdown with Bentonville West for the first time.
Bentonville's boys just missed out on an opportunity to claim a share of the 7A-West lead when Har-Ber edged Fayetteville in overtime Friday night.
So the Tigers will try to keep pace with the Wildcats, and wins over Heritage and West this week would also give Bentonville some separation … Continue Reading ››
PITTSBURG, Kan. -- Here are the results of Arkansas athletes competing Sunday in the Gorilla High School Classic at Pittsburg State:
60 -- 3. Jadon Jackson, Bentonville West, 7.05; 7. Payton Copher, Springdale Har-Ber, 7.16
200 -- 4. Jadon Jackson, Bentonville West, 22.89; 8. Tevin Eckwood, Springdale Har-Ber, 23.03
400 -- 3. Tevin Eckwood, Springdale Har-Ber, 49.61; 5. Devin Dougherty, Bentonville, 50.29
600 -- 1. James Milholen, Bentonville West, 1:17.80.
800 -- 1. Ethan Carney, Springdale Har-Ber, 1:58.17; 2. Zerai Belai, Bentonville High, 2:00.02; 5. Juan Gomez, Springdale Har-Ber, 2:01.63; 7. Trey Coulter, Fayetteville, 2:04.81; 8. Nicholas Brophy, Bentonville, … Continue Reading ››