Little Rock Central took advantage of Rogers Heritage miscues to pull away for a 31-14 season-opening win on the road Friday at Gates Stadium.
Clinging to a 17-14 lead, the Tigers (1-0) took advantage of Heritage's third lost fumble, going 41 yards on six plays to push their lead to 10. Oscar Adaway, who rushed for 143 yards, covered the final 5 yards late in the third quarter.
Junior Tanner Barrett then blocked a Heritage punt, scooped it up and returned it 5 yards for a touchdown and a 31-14 advantage early in the fourth quarter.
Heritage was led by junior Dylan Qualls, … Continue Reading ››
After jumping out to a 20-0 lead, Shiloh Christian found itself in a dogfight as Elkins outscored the Saints 22-15 in the last three quarters to create the final margin at John Bunch Jr. Memorial Field.
The Saints (1-0) scored twice before the Elks (0-1) even touched the ball thanks to successful onside kick after Broc Berus hurtled a pair of defenders on his way to the end zone on a 48-yard reception. Connor Reece passed and ran for touchdowns to complete the Saints’ dominating first quarter performance.
Elks senior quarterback Jake Strode spearheaded the comeback attempt. Despite being sacked nine times, … Continue Reading ››
Wasn't pretty at times, but Fayetteville held off a tough Blue Springs, Mo. team to open the season with a 26-21 victory Friday night at Harmon Stadium.
Cemari Dobbins came up with the biggest plays of the night for the Bulldogs. The junior cornerback took an interception 69 yards for a touchdown just before half, then knocked away a 4th and 10 pass attempt in the closing minutes as Blue Springs was driving for a potential go-ahead score.
The win might seem ugly, and with plenty of penalties, two fumbles and several missed opportunities, it sure was. But make no mistake, Blue … Continue Reading ››
PRYOR, Okla. — Cole Thompson ran for two second-half touchdowns and helped Pryor ruin Bentonville West's inaugural game with a 33-12 win Friday night over the Wolverines at Tiger Stadium.
Pryor (1-0) led 16-12 at halftime, then took the second-half kickoff and ran almost 8 1/2 minutes off the clock before settling for Will Considine's 31-yard field goal. West (0-1) then drove to the Tigers' 23 before Will Jarrett's pass was intercepted by Max Jordan, who returned the ball 67 yards to the Wolverines' 33 late in the third quarter.
Ty Simsheuser intercepted a tipped pass to end the game as Kansas City (Mo.) Rockhurst downed Bentonville High in the Tigers' sezson-opener. <br><br>
Rockhurst (3-0) scored on its overtime possession, getting a 23-yard field goal from Eric Angrisano for a 24-21 lead.<br><br>
Bentonville (0-1) was flagged for back-to-back penalties to start their overtime possession and Simsheuser intercepted Canaan Ross' tipped pass on the Tigers' first play.<br><br>
SPRINGDALE – Springdale Har-Ber started fast and let its defense carry it Friday night, opening the season with a 47-0 drubbing of Fort Smith Southside at Wildcat Stadium.
Har-Ber took the lead on the Mavericks' first offensive play from scrimmage when defensive back Brock Pounders returned Southside's Graves Schmidly's pass 23 yards for a touchdown 10 seconds into the game. Har-Ber forced three turnovers and gave up just 25 yards of offense in the opening 24 minutes
The Wildcats led 33-0 at halftime and cruised. It is the first time Southside has been shutout in a game since Oct. 23, 2015 – … Continue Reading ››