NWA Volleyball Report Week 8

Rogers High Lady Mounties win Border Wars Rogers High put together a solid day of volleyball to claim the 12-team Border Wars tournament on Saturday at Hollister, Mo. The Lady Mounties (21-11) went 6-0 on the day, defeating Clever, Mo. for the second time in the tournament finals. "I feel like we did a really good job siding out," Rogers High coach Christina Lawrence said. "We played pretty consistently and served very well. Clever was a big team with some heavy arms." Lawrence said junior Maddie Tauai was outstanding on the right side, while sophomores Taylor Voight and Allie Stephens also did well coming off … Continue Reading ››

Rapid Report: Bentonville West 42, Springdale High 40

BENTONVILLE – Bentonville West withstood a late Springdale rally Friday and got a huge pass breakup on a two-point conversion attempt to secure a 42-40 win against the Bulldogs at Bentonville High School. Will Jarrett passed for 332 yards and four touchdowns, and ran for another for the Wolverines (2-4, 2-1 7A-West). Jadon Jackson caught one of Jarrett's TD passes among his 12 receptions for 198 yards. Layne Hutchins passed for 343 yards and four scores for Springdale (3-3, 1-2). Erick Mendez rushed for 159 yards on 18 carries with a TD.

FS Northside-LR Catholic Recap (With Stats)

Fort Smith Northside moved closer to a Week 8 showdown with North Little Rock, rallying past Little Rock Catholic 26-19. But before they can look ahead to the Charging Wildcats, Northside must take of business next week on the road at Conway. The Grizzlies (4-1, 3-0) needed a 63-yard touchdown pass from Max Frazier to Trey Norwood with 3:26 left. The Rockets (1-5, 0-3) then drove to the Grizzly 10, but the Northside defense stiffened and forced Catholic to give up the ball on downs to end the game. Catholic running back Samy Johnson had 304 all-purpose yards, keyed by his 233-yard, two-touchdown … Continue Reading ››

Rapid Report: Fayetteville 54, Rogers High 17

ROGERS — Rogers High managed to stay in contact with Fayetteville until midway through the third quarter Friday night at Whitey Smith Stadium, but then the Purple Bulldogs took control.<br>br> But senior quarterback Taylor Powell threw two touchdown passes to trigger a 28-0 finish by the Purple Bulldogs to claim a 54-17 win over the Mounties in 7A-West Conference play.<br><br> The Mounties (4-2, 1-2 7A-West) got within 26-17 thanks to a 70-yard touchdown pass from Max Horton to Jake Benninghoff with 7 minutes, 38 seconds left in the third quarter, but Rogers would not score again.<br><br> Fayetteville (5-1, 2-1) responded behind the passing … Continue Reading ››

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