RAPID REPORT – Fayetteville 50, Bentonville West 14

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.

RAPID REPORT: Shiloh Christian 44, Huntsville 7

A steady diet of Connor Reece and Broc Berus mixed with a smothering defense was too much for Huntsville during Shiloh Christian's 44-7 victory at Eagle Stadium.

Neither played a snap in the second half thanks to a 41-0 halftime lead and a running clock through the second half due to the Arkansas Activities Association's sportsmanship rule.

Reece, the Saints' third-year starting quarter, completed 22 of 33 passes for 381 yards and four touchdowns in the first half alone. The senior also added a six-yard touchdown run.

Berus rushed for a touchdown and caught a touchdown pass in the first half. The … Continue Reading ››

Rapid Report: Springdale Har-Ber 38, Springdale High 7

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 POLL Standings Graham 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 ››

Prep Report Class 5A and Below – Week 5

week-4-stat-leaders Prairie Grove
Prairie Grove coach Danny Abshier.
Prairie Grove coach Danny Abshier.
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 ››

Bear’s Blog: Preseason In Poland

Rebecca BrownNOTE: 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. img_2844Before we left for the trip, I was advised by the … Continue Reading ››

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