Austin and Lisa Bivens can trace their basketball roots back to the same tree.
The husband and wife duo, now the boys and girls basketball coaches at Rogers-based Providence Academy, have legendary Guy-Perkins coach John Hutchcraft as their common denominator. There are not many better mentors in the state than Hutchcraft, whose team garners a ton of ink in the Arkansas state high school sports record book.
For more on this story, see Thursday's Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette story at nwadg.com
A month long break from competition for local high school swimmers will come to an end today as teams take part in the John Brown Swim and Dive Invitational in Siloam Springs and at the Fayetteville Invitational Saturday at the Jones Center in Springdale.
Springdale Har-Ber is off to a solid start as the Wildcats have two individuals and two relay teams with state qualifying times.
Senior John Palmer has qualified in the 100 fly, the 100 free and the 200 free while Heath Brames has qualified in the 200 free, 200 IM,500 free and the 100 free. Palmer, Brames, Brandon Greenlee … Continue Reading ››
The Lady Tigers played most of the first half of the season with two starters on the bench. But with the new year came good news that both Parker Lopez and Maddie Hartin are back on the court.
Lopez missed the most time with a shoulder injury, and is slowly getting herself back into playing shape, coach Kevin Froud said. As far Hartin, a concussion shelved her for several games, but she’s also back.
“Parker is still not in the shape we need her to be in, but she’s making progress,” Froud said. “She missed about a … Continue Reading ››