7A-WEST STANDINGS

7A-West Conference Boys   Conf.    Overall Team                                           W-L    W-L Fayetteville                             3-0    14-2 Bentonville                              2-1    9-6 Fort Smith Southside        2-1    10-7 Springdale Har-Ber            2-1    9-7 Springdale High                    1-2    11-5 Fort Smith Northside        1-2    9-8 Rogers High                            1-2    7-9 Rogers Heritage                   0-3    9-8 Girls                                                          Conf.    Overall Team                                            W-L    W-L Fort Smith Northside         3-0    18-1 Springdale High                     3-0    10-5 Bentonville                               2-1    13-2 Rogers High                             2-1    9-7 Springdale Har-Ber             1-2    11-6 Fayetteville                              1-2    10-6 Rogers Heritage                    0-3    5-11 Fort Smith Southside   … Continue Reading ››

Rogers Heritage basketball this week

Both the War Eagles and Lady War Eagles will be looking to get back on track when they host Fort Smith Southside on Tuesday.

The War Eagles (8-8 overall, 0-3 7A-West Conference) take on a Southside team that already has a win over them this season. The Rebels, who are 2-1 in the 7A-West, defeated Heritage 49-43 in the semifinals of the Arvest Hoopfest in mid-December.

The Lady War Eagles (5-11, 0-3 7A-West) and Lady Rebels will both be looking for their first 7A-West victory. However, like their male counterparts, Heritage lost to Southside earlier this season. The Lady Rebels edged the … Continue Reading ››

THIS WEEK: SPRINGDALE HAR-BER

Springdale Har-Ber can move into a first-place tie in the 7A-West Conference with a win at home Tuesday night.<br><br> But that’ll take some doing by the Wildcats, who will host Payton Willis and the Fayetteville Bulldogs. Fayetteville (14-2, 3-0) is ranked No. 1 while Har-Ber (9-7, 2-1) is unranked in the overall poll.<br><br> Har-Ber is coming off a 71-62 loss to Bentonville and Kentucky commit Malik Monk, who scored 34 points. Willis is signed with Vanderbilt. But like Bentonville, Fayetteville has other players who can score.<br><br> Josh Breathitt scored 21 and Willis 14 when Fayetteville beat Springdale High, 66-37, in its last game.<br><br> “Fayettville … Continue Reading ››

4A-1 Conference standings update

Screen Shot 2016-01-20 at 9.24.40 AMHere are the current 4A-1 Conference basketball standings through Jan. 15, with scores of games already played and upcoming games listed below: BOYS SCORES (Conference games only) Monday, Dec. 14 Gentry 58, Pea Ridge 48 Tuesday, Dec. 15 Gravette 46, Lincoln 40 Berryville 67, Shiloh Christian 53 Thursday, Dec. 17 Pea Ridge 50, Lincoln 30 Gentry 58, Berryville 56 Friday, Dec. 18 Huntsville 77, Shiloh Christian 25 Tuesday, Jan. 5 Pea Ridge 73, Gravette 64 Prairie Grove 65, Shiloh Christian 49 Berryville 67, Lincoln 44 Huntsville 62, Gentry 55 Friday, Jan. 8 Huntsville 53, Lincoln 27 Pea Ridge 50, Prairie Grove 29 Gravette … Continue Reading ››

Rogers High Basketball Recap

The Rogers High girls basketball took a big step towards the postseason with wins against Rogers Heritage and Fort Smith Southside last week.

Balanced scoring was the key in both games. Samantha Brown, who didn't score against Heritage, led the Lady Mounties with 18 points against Southside.

"We were hard to score on, and that is our staple," Early said. Coach Wayne Herren said heading into the week that Rogers needed at least one victory to stay in the postseason race and the Mounties did that with a thrilling 72-68 overtime win over crosstown rival Rogers Heritage. The Mounties lost at Fort Smith … Continue Reading ››

A rare find from Arkansas prep basketball’s past

Over the last several years, one of the great things about going to the Arkansas Activities Association offices in North Little Rock is when officials there allow reporters like myself, Leland Barclay, Mickey Doyle and others to search through their archives. As a history teacher, I believe in preserving our history. Sports has been as important to our heritage as Arkansans, especially high school. Nothing can invoke a community's pride and spirit like a local high school sports team. Don't believe me? Go to a high school football game on Friday night or a high school gymnasium when a school is … Continue Reading ››

Fayetteville Basketball In Rewind

NWA Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS • @NWAMICHAELW Fayetteville's Spencer Brown (11) drives to the hoop past Springdale defender David Carachure (2) Friday, January 15, 2016 during their game at Springdale High School.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS • @NWAMICHAELW
Fayetteville's Spencer Brown (11) drives to the hoop past Springdale defender David Carachure (2) Friday, January 15, 2016 during their game at Springdale High School.


Two weeks in, Fayetteville is the lone remaining undefeated boys team in 7A-West Conference play.

The Bulldogs (14-2, 3-0) have beaten some quality teams to accomplish the feat. And … Continue Reading ››

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