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 ››
The Fayetteville boys will look to carry the momentum over from last week's impressive, 67-48 win at Fort Smith Northside to open up 7A-West Conference play. The 19-point win at Kandart-Grizzly Fieldhouse was the largest margin victory for Fayetteville at FS Northside in the last 25 years, and was a complete effort as the Bulldogs shot 57 percent from the floor and held the Grizzlies to just over 30 percent.
Next up is Fort Smith Southside, an opponent which seems much more dangerous after the Rebels won at Bentonville, 58-57, last Thursday. That victory for FS Southside came against the Malik … Continue Reading ››
The War Eagles (8-6, 0-1 7A-West) will look to bounce back from Friday's loss to Springdale High on Tuesday, but they will travel across town to face rival Rogers High. <br><br>
Heritage knocked off the Mounties 54-37 to take third in the Arvest Hoopfest earlier this season. Heritage coach Tom Olsen said preparing for a team you've already beaten once is easier.<br><br>
"You feel like you have an idea of how to beat someone," Olsen said. "When you lose a game and you're playing the second time, you're kinda scratching your head. Are we preparing right? Should we do the same things … Continue Reading ››