1. Finish this sentence: Springdale Har-Ber's 42-7 blowout win at Rogers High was ?
Jimmy Carter (Springdale beat writer) — Not too shocking. Let me break it down. Har-Ber beat Owasso, Okla., 21-14 at a preseason scrimmage over in Tulsa. Granted, it was a scrimmage, but Owasso is one of … Continue Reading ››
Here’s a by-the-numbers look at the Bulldogs.
902 — Passing yards for junior quarterback Fuller Chandler this season, easily first in the 7A-West. He has seven touchdowns and five interceptions, while he is second on the team with 133 rushing yards and two touchdowns, including a career-high 91 yards against Heritage. He’s on pace to throw for 2,255 yards in the regular season … Continue Reading ››
What's wrong with Bentonville?
Why does the preseason pick to be a repeat Class 7A state champion find itself muddled in a four-game losing skid, its worst since the end of the 2005 season?
Many of the reasons point the same direction — toward the Tigers' offense. Each week, the yardage Bentonville has gained has declined, from 297 yards in its season opener against Kansas City (Mo.) Rockhurst to just 181 in Friday's loss to Fort Smith Southside.
The running … Continue Reading ››
Here are a few notable performances and games from the fourth week of the Arkansas high school football season. Are we forgetting anyone? Let us know by commenting below or tweeting us at @arpreps.
North Little Rock wide receiver K.J. Hill caught eight passes for 162 yards and three touchdowns in the Charging Wildcats' 41-14 win over Cabot.
Junction City defensive end Jamario Bell had eight tackles, including five sacks, in the Dragons' 68-8 win over Hermitage. The five sacks tie a school record.
Nashville wide receiver/defensive … Continue Reading ››
Fort Smith Southside’s senior linebacker intercepted a Kasey Ford screen pass on the third play of the second half and raced 27 yards for a touchdown. It gave the Rebels a 10-0 lead, and it was enough as Southside posted a 10-7 victory in the 7A-West Conference football opener for both teams at Jim Rowland Stadium.
It marked the fourth time in as many games that Bentonville (0-4, 0-1) has not only committed a turnover, but the opposing team went on to score on … Continue Reading ››
The Blackhawks took that message to heart after Gentry took a first-quarter lead Friday night.
The Pea Ridge defense held the Pioneers without a first down in the second and third quarters and pulled away for a 30-14 victory to start 4A-1 Conference play on a good note and remain undefeated.
“We talked about it coming over here and even before the game, Gentry’s offense is capable of scoring,” Travis said. “They have some play-making ability. I think our … Continue Reading ››
Saucier’s big day paved the way for Heritage’s thrilling 40-35 win over Springdale, but a key defensive play on the ensuing drive solidified the win for the War Eagles.
Heritage cornerback Jerrell Hobbs recovered Malcolm Neal’s fumble near midfield on the first play of Springdale’s drive and the War Eagles (2-2, … Continue Reading ››
Friday, Sept. 26
Benton 28, Little Rock Parkview 19 (FINAL)
Bryant 34, Russellville 6 (FINAL)
Conway 45, Siloam Springs 10 (FINAL)
El Dorado 38, Little Rock Hall 0 (FINAL)
Fort Smith Northside 27, Fayetteville 24 (FINAL)
Fort Smith Southside 10, Bentonville 7 (FINAL)
Greenwood 52, Van Buren 31 (FINAL)
Jonesboro 59, Mountain Home 0 (FINAL)
Lake Hamilton 56, Sheridan 29 (FINAL)
Little Rock Catholic 7, Alma 6 (FINAL)
Little Rock Central 28, Searcy 21 (FINAL)
North Little Rock 41, Cabot 14 (FINAL)
Pine Bluff 40, Texarkana 14 (FINAL)
Rogers Heritage 40, Springdale 35 (FINAL)
Springdale Har-Ber 42, … Continue Reading ››
In a scoreless game, the sophomore booted a punt 59 yards to the Rogers High one midway through the second quarter. The Wildcats then forced a three-and-out and they used the swing in field position and the momentum to score two touchdowns in a four-minute span before halftime to start a 42-7 victory over the Mounties in the 7A-West Conference opener at Whitey Smith Stadium.
“The first … Continue Reading ››