7A-West Girls Soccer Report

standings Bentonville

Many soccer coaches will say that a two-goal lead is the most dangerous one to have.

Could the same be said about a two-game lead, which is something Bentonville owns in the 7A-West Conference standings after the Lady Tigers claimed a 1-0 victory Friday over Fayetteville?

“It depends on how you look at it,” Bentonville coach Kristina Henry said. “I think the rest of the conference is good enough to knock us off. We don’t want to be too comfortable with it.

“If we don’t continue to make progress with each match, we might lose … Continue Reading ››

7A-West Boys Soccer Report

Screen Shot 2017-04-17 at 12.15.16 PM Bentonville High

The Tigers were caught a little off-guard when Fayetteville jumped out to a quick 1-0 lead within the first three minutes of their match Friday night.

Bentonville, however, regrouped to send the match to a 1-1 tie before halftime, then exploded for four goals in the second half for a 5-1 victory.

“We had chances but didn’t finish in the first half,” Bentonville coach Mike Devaney said. “That’s what we talked about at halftime, and we were able to get those shots and put a … Continue Reading ››

7A West Baseball Report

Screen Shot 2017-04-13 at 11.02.52 AM standings Rogers High The Mounties (7-10, 2-6 7A-West) lost a tough 7A-West game at home in extra innings on Monday, but came back strong on Tuesday to notch a huge 5-1 win over then-co-leader Van Buren. "That's the rough thing, we haven't just been getting blown out," Rogers High coach Matt Melson said. "We've been close and you point to one or two simple things, controllable things. And we finally put a game together. "We got a … Continue Reading ››

7A West softball report

7A:5A SB Stat Leaders Week 2 Rogers High The Mounties bounced back from a tough loss to Van Buren on Monday in big way with a 15-0 win over Springdale High in three innings. Rogers (10-5, 6-1 7A-West) has reached the halway point of the league schedule in a three-way tie for first with Van Buren and Bentonville. However, the Lady Mounties face each of the other co-leaders on the road in the second half. Sarah Hulsey hit a grand slam on Tuesday and leads the Lady Mounties in several offensive categories. She … Continue Reading ››

Tweets of the Week: Stumbaugh sisters sizzle

Sibling shenanigans is the topic of this week's ARPreps.com Tweet of the Week. Springdale Har-Ber's do-everything track athlete Olivia Stumbaugh celebrated National Siblings Day by sharing a video of big sis Payton Stumbaugh, a four-time All-American sprinter at the University of Arkansas, apparently attacking her screaming lil' sis with bacon grease.

Hopefully, it wasn't hot outta the fryin' pan. On a side note, research has shown bacon grease, when used as a perfume, may help attract boys: Runner-Up Elkins … Continue Reading ››

7A-West Boys Soccer Report

Screen Shot 2017-04-10 at 12.39.23 PM Fayetteville In the first season under coach Joe Thoma, who began the program in the 1990s, the Bulldogs have shown marked improvement with each game. However, it has yet to result in a winning record (4-7), especially in 7A-West play (1-5).

They contend well for the majority of each match but haven’t been able to sustain it, for the most part, for a complete game. For instance, they battled Springdale High for 55 minutes, only to see a tight match turn into a 4-1 rout in … Continue Reading ››

7A-West Girls Soccer Report

Bentonville Bentonville had one streak broken last week, but the more important streak stayed alive.

The Lady Tigers allowed their first goal in 7A-West Conference play Thursday night against Rogers Heritage. Bentonville, however, had a 3-0 lead before it happened and won the match to remain unbeaten in league play, but that goal caught the Lady Tigers’ attention.

“It served as a wakeup call,” coach Kristina Henry said. “We fell asleep and looked away for a moment. All of a sudden, there was the ball and in the goal. We can not lose focus.”

Bentonville (11-2, 6-0) )spent the weekend playing in a tournament … Continue Reading ››

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