The following are the locations who were rewarded state and regional tournament sites by the Arkansas Activities Association during Thursday's meeting in North Little Rock.
BASKETBALLRegion, February 24-27Class 4A
North: Prairie Grove
Region 1: Lavaca
Region 2: Cedar Ridge
Region 3: Yellville-Summit
Region 4: Centerpoint
South: Lafayette County
Region 1: Alpena
Region 2: Bay
Region 3: Greers Ferry West Side
Region 4: Caddo Hills
State, March 1-5
Class 7A: Cabot
Class 6A: Russellville
Class 5A: HS Lakeside/Hot Springs (Bank of the Ozarks Arena)
Class 4A: Malvern
Class 3A: Jessieville
Class 2A: Marmaduke
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Huntsville basketball coaches Charles Berry and Jim Stafford rank among the winningest coaches in Arkansas basketball history. Berry has more than 1,300 career wins and Stafford has more than 1,200. They also have their names affixed to the Huntsville High School gymnasium as the building is named after Berry and the court is named for Stafford. >
For more on these legendary coaches, read the full story in Thursday's Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Bentonville is off to a fast start as the Tigers and Lady Tigers already have qualified 20 for the state meet and seven more are close to posting qualifying times. Bentonville is 3-1 in competition so far this season.
The boys relays have the potential of breaking the state record in the 200 medley relay, 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay, coach Nick Nersesian said.
In two meets last week, Lauren Hacala posted a record time in the 50 free while Noah Pinales broke the 1 minute barrier in the boys 100 fly for the first time to qualify for state. … Continue Reading ››