PREP BASKETBALL Rogers High girls capsule

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Madison Loyd, Rogers forward (4) and Heritage guard Hannah Watkins (23) go after a loose ball Tuesday, January 10, 2017 during their game at Heritage High School in Rogers.
Rogers High Coach: Preston Early Last Year’s Record 18-11 (9-5 7A-West) Key Players G Madison Loyd (5-6, Sr.), G Courtney Storey (5-8, Jr.), F Gracie Carr (5-10, Fresh.), G London Hatch (5-7, Soph.), F Ally Figenskau (6-1, Jr.), G Kate McConnell (5-7, Soph.), F Amber Covington (5-8, Jr.), Caroline Larkin (5-10, Soph.). Notable Loyd is lone returner with any varsity … Continue Reading ››

PREP BASKETBALL Rogers Heritage boys capsule

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Rogers Heritage junior Seth Stanley drives around Rogers High senior Jake Benninghoff on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at Rogers High.

Rogers Heritage Coach: Tom Olsen Last Year’s Record 15-13 (7-7 7A-West) Key Players G/F Seth Stanley (6-5, Sr.), G/F Bryce Breedlove (6-2, Sr.), G Dawson Peek (6-1, Sr.), G Ty Olsen (5-9, Sr.), F Brennan Fincher (6-2, Jr.), Matt Manual (6-5, Sr.). Notable Four players return who started games last season led by Stanley, who averaged 17 points per game. … Stanley has added core strength and improved … Continue Reading ››

PREP BASKETBALL: Rogers Heritage girls capsule

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Kelsey Richmond (3), of Rogers, shoots as Brooke Menke, of Rogers Heritage, defends Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 in the first half at War Eagle Arena in Rogers.
  Rogers Heritage Coach: Scott Moore Last Year’s Record 6-21 (0-14 7A-West) Key Players G Pam Seiler (5-5, Soph.), G Faith Rohrbough (5-6, Jr.), G Sydney Kinnamon (5-4, Jr.), F Kayla Richardson (5-8, Sr.), F Aries Sanders (5-9, Jr.), F Brooke Menke (5-9, Sr.), G Brianna Frazier (5-8, Soph.). Notable Sanders and Menke were limited to 11 and 15 games, respectively, because … Continue Reading ››

Fayetteville Basketball Preview

BOYS Fayetteville Bulldogs COACH Kyle Adams 2016-17 RECORD 12-15, 8-6 7A-West KEY PLAYERS G Collin Cooper (Jr., 6-1), G Jon Conley (Sr., 6-2), F Solomon Munyambu (Sr., 6-2), G Quinn Schach (Sr., 6-2) NOTABLE Fell 48-34 to Conway in the first round of the 2017 state tournament. … Returns one of class 7A’s top scoring guards in Collin Cooper. Cooper will be looked to to handle the ball and carry a bulk of the scoring load early. … Despite a sub-.500 overall record, Fayetteville finished fourth in the 7A-West with an 8-6 mark and had the third-best scoring offense in the league in 2017. The … Continue Reading ››

STATS: FS Northside 35, FS Southside 13

In the Battle of Rogers Avenue, the Grizzlies (3-7, 2-5) beat the Mavericks (3-7, 2-5) for the second straight season to earn the 7A-Central's 5 seed. Northside leads the all-time series 29-25-2. Southside, which had won 2 straight games to clinch a playoff berth, will be the 6th seed from the Central. Both teams have Northwest Arkansas road trips to start the Class 7A playoffs. Northside travels to Springdale Har-Ber while Southside goes to Fayetteville.

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