Fayetteville (4-1, 1-1 7A-West) controlled the entire first half, building a 43-0 lead at the intermission to enforce the running clock sportsmanship rule, at Harmon Stadium on Friday.
But Bentonville West sure made things worse for itself, committing four turnovers with four fumbles on four consecutive possession before halftime.
Taylor Powell completed more than 80 percent of his attempts and threw for 3 TDs, Terrance Rock rushed for 111 yards and a TD and Fayetteville rested all of its starters in the second half.
The Wolverines (1-4, 1-1) showed fight in the second half, putting together two quick scoring drives as quarterback Will … Continue Reading ››
Prairie Grove won its 14th consecutive regular season game as the Tigers dominated Gravette in 4A-1 Conference action.
Prairie Grove (5-0, 2-0 4A-1) led 15-0 at halftime, then took the game over with a pair of Anthony Johnson touchdowns, the last a 38-yard run that gave the Tigers a 28-0 lead. Reed Orr added a 43-yard scoring run to make it 35-0 and invoke the sportsmanship rule.
The Tigers will travel to Shiloh Christian next week in a big conference game. The Lions (3-2, 1-1) will host Pea Ridge.
SPRINGDALE – Springdale Har-Ber moved to 4-1 and 2-0 in 7A-West action Friday night, beating rival Springdale High, 38-7.
The Wildcats used a pair of pick-6s and established the passing game early to jump out to a 38-0 halftime lead. With under one minute to play in the half, Har-Ber kicker Jesus Zizumbo connected on a 51-yard field goal after the ball bounced off the crossbar and through the uprights.
Springdale's Garrett Vaughan added the lone score for the Bulldogs in the fourth quarter, setting the final score with a three-yard touchdown run.
Week 5 Games
Rogers High at Rogers Heritage
Springdale High at Springdale Har-Ber
Bentonville West at Fayetteville
Van Buren at Bentonville
Cabot at Fort Smith Southside
Gentry at Berryville
West Fork at Waldron
Ozark at Booneville
Mountainburg at Lavaca
Tennessee at Georgia
Texas at Oklahoma State
Oklahoma at TCU
Louisville at Clemson
Seattle at NY Jets
Carolina at Atlanta
PICK ‘EM POLLStandingsGraham Thomas: 43-17 overall, 10-5 last week
Henry Apple: 39-21 overall, 11-4 last week
Rick Fires: 39-21 overall, 10-5 last week
Paul Boyd: 38-22 overall, 10-5 last week
Scottie Bordelon: 37-23 overall, 9-6 last week
Chip Souza: 36-24 overall, 10-5 last week
Vernon Tarver: 36-24 overall, 9-6 last week
Mike Capshaw: 32-28 overall, 10-5 last week
Rogers High (3-1) at Rogers … Continue Reading ››
The 7A-Central is now in a 4-way tie for first place between Conway, Fort Smith Northside, Fort Smith Southside and North Little Rock.
NLR rallied from a 2-0 deficit to down Conway 3-2 Thursday to create the logjam at the top.
It should be an interesting last 3 weeks of the regular season.
Prep Rally Episode 8, takes a look at football games, Springdale High at Springdale Har-Ber, Rogers High at Rogers Heritage and others big match up this Friday night in Northwest Arkansas. It also take a look back at the 7A state girls golf tournament and ahead to the Chile Pepper Cross Country Invitational.
Abshier expects Gravette will be toughest opponent yet
Prairie Grove is perfect (4-0, 1-0) heading into Friday’s pivotal 4A-1 game at Gravette, a team Tigers coach Danny Abshier said looks familiar on film.
“It’s the same thing we always see (at Gravette),” Abshier said. “It’s a classy bunch and classic (coach) Billy Harrelson team. He always puts out a good bunch that goes hard and coach Harrelson and … Continue Reading ››
NOTE: The following is written by Rebecca “Bear” Brown, a former two-time all-state volleyball player at Bentonville High School who went on to play at Drake University and graduated in May. She is now embarking on a professional volleyball career after signing a contract with Amager Volleyball Klub in Copenhagen, Denmark.
This past week we went to Gliwice, Poland, from Wednesday to Sunday for a preseason camp.
Before we left for the trip, I was advised by the … Continue Reading ››