Rapid Report: Springdale Har-Ber 56, Rogers High 14

Springdale Har-Ber used a strong second half to blow out Rogers High to open 7A-West Conference play with a 56-14 win at Whitey Smith Stadium.

The Wildcats broke away from a 21-14 halftime lead with three third-quarter touchdowns engineered by quarterback Payton Copher. The junior ran for one and threw for two in that quarter to give the Wildcats (3-1) a 42-14 advantage.

Copher ran for two touchdowns and threw for two in the game. Receiver Trey Smith also caught three touchdown passes.

Rogers (3-1) got a 72-yard interception return for a touchdown by Clark Tichy and Grayson Lee scored on a 1-yard … Continue Reading ››

Rapid Report: Springdale High 42, Rogers Heritage 21

SPRINGDALE – Kyler Williams' 10 catches for 265 yards and three touchdowns led Springdale to a 42-21 win over Rogers Heritage Friday to open 7A-West play. Bulldog quarterback Layne Hutchins – 12/19, 321 yards, 4 TD – found Williams twice in the first half and once again from 68 yards out to seal win No. 3 for Springdale and drop Heritage to 0-4. Springdale's defense forced four turnovers in the win as well, and has been a big factor in the Bulldogs surpassing last season's win total through just four weeks. Jayden Minchew and Stone Ben each picked off Heritage's Trey Kitterman … Continue Reading ››

RAPID REPORT — Bentonville 24, Fayetteville 21

For the 11th year in a row, the Bentonville Tigers come out on top in the regular season showdown with rival Fayetteville. The Tigers (3-1, 1-0 7A-West) were solid all night on defense, particularly in slowing down Fayetteville's high-power passing attack. Powell ended the night 18 of 33 for 186 yards and 3 TDs, but was sacked four times and had trouble finding open receivers against Bentonville's talented secondary. Jacob Clark rushed for 100 yards and 1 TD and Hayden Moehring kicked a crucial 46 yard FG with 3:14 left to extend Bentonville's lead to 24-14. Fayetteville got a Powell to Terrance Rock … Continue Reading ››

Rapid Report: Bentonville West 42, Van Buren 14

BENTONVILLE — Bentonville West picked the right time to earn its first-ever victory with a 42-14 pounding of Van Buren in the 7A-West Conference opener for both teams Friday night at Tiger Stadium.

The Wolverines (1-3, 1-0) ran off 28 unanswered points after the Pointers (1-3, 0-1) used a 70-yard touchdown pass from Caleb Salisbury to Walter Green in their first play of the second half to tie the game at 14. Kobe Anderson broke the deadlock with a 7-yard touchdown run — West's first score on the ground — with 7 minutes, 52 seconds left in the third quarter, … Continue Reading ››

RAPID REPORT: PEA RIDGE 50, GENTRY 21

The Blackhawks dominated in the 4A-1 Conference opener behind the running of Zaine Holley and Drew Winn, who combined for 5 touchdowns.

Pea Ridge (4-0, 1-0 4A-1) led 38-7 at halftime and invoked the mercy rule to open the third quarter on Holley's 19-yard run.

Gentry (2-2, 0-1) threatened in the first quarter, moving to the Pea Ridge 9, but the Pioneers were stopped on fourth-and-2 and never threatened the rest of the way.

Winn finished the night with 125 yards on 7 carries, and Holley had 111 on 8 carries.

 

RAPID REACTION: Clinton 45, Greenland 0

GREENLAND —Clinton dominated every aspect of the game en route to a 45-0 victory against Greenland at Jonathan Ramey Memorial Field on Friday.

The Yellow Jackets' Wing-T offense swarmed the Pirates from all sides as nine different players ran the ball during a first half that saw Clinton (3-1 overall, 1-0 in 3A-1 conference play) score 32 unanswered points. Meanwhile, senior quarterback Kort Weaver was 5 of 7 passing for 180 yards and a pair of touchdown passes — all in the first half.

A one-yard touchdown run by Clinton senior Wyatt McCoy, his second of the game, with more than three … Continue Reading ››

WEEK 4 PICK’EM POLL

Week 4 Games Bentonville High at Fayetteville Springdale Har-Ber at Rogers High Van Buren at Bentonville West Rogers Heritage at Springdale High Fort Smith Northside at Bryant Sheridan at Siloam Springs Farmington at Clarksville Harrison at Morrilton Subiaco Academy at West Fork Clinton at Greenland Arkansas vs. Texas A&M Florida at Tennessee Georgia at Ole Miss Denver at Cincinnati Oakland at Tennessee PICK ‘EM POLL Standings Graham Thomas: 33-12 overall, 10-5 last week Rick Fires: 29-16 overall, 9-6 last week Scottie Bordelon: 28-17 overall, 11-4 last week Paul Boyd: 28-17 overall, 10-5 last week Henry Apple: 28-17 overall, 9-6 last week Vernon Tarver: 27-18 overall, 9-6 last week Chip Souza: 26-19 overall, 7-8 last week Mike Capshaw: 22-23 overall, 8-7 last week Bentonville (2-1) … Continue Reading ››

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