ROGERS — Poor field position and a key turnover kept Rogers High off the scoreboard in the first half and Fort Smith Southside took advantage in a 35-13 win over the Mounties (1-5, 7A-West) in a conference game Friday night.
The Mounties had first half drives start at the 10, 5 and 12-yard lines and a fumble late in the half stopped a drive that had reached the Southside 9 with the Rebels leading 16-0.
Rogers senior Jay Young intercepted a Southside pass at the Mounties goal line and raced 61 yards to the Rebels 39 with just under two minutes left … Continue Reading ››
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Taylor Powell (7) of Fayetteville carries the ball into the end zone against Springdale Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, for a 2-point conversion during the first half of play at Jarrell Williams Bulldog Stadium in Springdale. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see … Continue Reading ››
Blake Faulk scored four touchdowns, including three rushing, as the Tigers mercy-ruled Shiloh Christian in 4A-1 Conference action
Faulk rushed for 149 yards on 13 carries and three TDs, and caught 2 passes for 74 yards and another score as the Tigers took over sole possession of first place in the conference.
ROGERS — Fort Smith Northside turned a pair of Rogers Heritage turnovers into quick scores en route to a 29-3 win over the War Eagles in 7A-West Conference football Friday night.
The Grizzlies (2-4, 1-2 7A-West) recovered three Heritage fumbles and senior linebacker Deontre Hardwick accounted for two of them, including a 2-yard score and score in the second half.
Heritage (0-6, 0-3 7A-West) managed just one first down in the first half and got on the board with a 36-yard field goal by Aaron Pavlak early in the fourth quarter.
BENTONVILLE — Payton Copher ran 99 yards on a blocked field goal attempt for a touchdown, and Luke Hannon added a pair of scoring runs as Springdale Har-Ber claimed a 31-21 victory over Bentonville in 7A-West Conference action at Tiger Stadium.
Har-Ber (5-1, 3-0) turned a scoreless tie into a 14-0 cushion in less than a minute. The Wildcats blocked Hayden Moehring's 26-yard field-goal attempt, then Copher took a pitch from teammate Blaze Brothers and ran the length of the field with 8 minutes, 15 seconds before halftime. Brady Patrick then recovered a Bentonville fumble on the ensuing kickoff, and Hannon … Continue Reading ››
FORT SMITH — Fort Smith Southside scored on its first three possessions and the Rebels never looked back in beating Rogers High 35-13 Friday night in a 7A-West Conference game at Jim Rowland Stadium.
Southside scored touchdowns on its first two possessions as the Rebels rolled up 119 yards of offense the first 12 minutes of the game en route to a 16-0 lead at halftime. Southside then took command when Rebels quarterback Cooper Johnson hit Randy Rainwater for a 49-yard touchdown less than two minutes into the second half for a 22-0 lead.
Johnson finished the game 13-of-19 passing for 207 … Continue Reading ››