Pick’Em Poll, Playoffs Round 2

Playoff Round 2 Games Bentonville High at Fort Smith Northside Bryant at Springdale Har-Ber Conway at Fayetteville Watson Chapel at Alma Central Arkansas Christian at Prairie Grove Pea Ridge at Nashville Shiloh Christian at Heber Springs Ozark at Gosnell Gravette at Hamburg Elkins at Glen Rose Smackover at Charleston Arkansas at Mississippi State Oklahoma at West Virginia Washington State at Colorado Arizona at Minnesota PICK ‘EM POLL Standings Graham Thomas: 117-47 overall, 12-3 last week Paul Boyd: 112-52 overall, 11-4 last week Rick Fires: 111-54 overall, 12-3 last week Henry Apple: 107-57 overall, 11-4 last week Vernon Tarver: 105-59 overall, 10-5 last week Chip Souza: 104-60 overall, 9-6 last week Scottie Bordelon: 102-62 overall, 10-5 last week Mike Capshaw: 99-65 overall, 10-5 last week Continue Reading ››

Prep Rally Video 11/17/16

Prep Rally #22 posted 11/17/16 takes a look at this Friday night's Football playoffs. Chip Souza and Vernon Tarver talk about the following  matchups:
  • Bentonville at Fort Smith Northside
  • Bryant at Springdale Har-Ber
  • Conway at Fayetteville
  • El Dorado at Greenwood
  • Watson Chapel at Alma
  • Gravette at Hamburg
  • Shiloh Christian at Heber Springs
  • Pea Ridge at Nashville
  • CAC at Prairie Grove
  • Elkins at Glen Rose
   

Springdale Har-Ber basketball preview

Springdale Har-Ber boys The 7A-West is as wide open as its been in quite some time. And as of now, Springdale Har-Ber looks to be a serious preseason contender for the conference crown. Bowlin’s club finished under .500 last season in the loaded 7A-West as the Wildcats earned the league’s five seed in the state tournament. They then fell 56-53 to West Memphis in the opening round in Cabot. The conference isn’t nearly as loaded this winter, though, as Fayetteville and Bentonville stars Payton Willis and Malik Monk have moved on to Vanderbilt and Kentucky, respectively. Har-Ber returns one of the league's top guards … Continue Reading ››

VIDEO: Reece Gives Saints a Shot

Shiloh Christian (Springdale, Ark.) quarterback Connor Reece is a third-year stater at quarterback who has led the Saints' to their first 10-win season since 2010.

He's had to learn how to be a more vocal leader since switching from cornerback to quarterback two weeks before his freshman season began.

Video features practice footage interviews with Reece, Saints coach Jeff Conaway and OL/DL Cameron Ford. This video compliments a feature that ran in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette on Nov. 17, 2016. Click here to check out the article.

Week 12 Notebook Class 5A and Below

GRAVETTE For its second consecutive five-hour plus bus ride, Gravette’s travel itinerary isn’t changing much. The Lions won 37-27 at Pocahontas last Friday and head to Hamburg this Friday.

They traveled nearly 600 miles round trip to Pocahontas and will trek nearly 700 miles for the round trip to Hamburg.

“It’s about 15 minutes farther, so we’ll leave at 7:45 Friday morning, which about 15 minutes earlier (than last week),” said Gravette coach Bill Harrelson. “We’ll stop at (Arkansas-Monticello) instead of Harding to do (a walk-through). And we’ll get home about 4:30 (a.m.), which is about 15 minutes later than … Continue Reading ››

PREP BKB: Rogers High boys team preview

NWA Democrat-Gazette/BEN GOFF @NWABENGOFF Jake Benninghoff of Rogers makes a basket against Springdale Har-Ber on Friday Feb. 5, 2016 during the game at Rogers.
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Jake Benninghoff of Rogers makes a basket against Springdale Har-Ber on Friday Feb. 5, 2016 during the game at Rogers.
Mounties not long on experience Rogers High boys basketball coach Wayne Herren likes his team's athleticism, but almost none of his group knows what it's like to play nightly in the 7A-West Conference.

Only Jake Benninghoff, a 6-foot-3 senior, returns with significant … Continue Reading ››

PREP BKB: Rogers High girls team preview

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANTHONY REYES • @NWATONYR Madison Sandor, of Rogers, shoots against Rogers Heritage Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 at War Eagle Arena in Rogers.
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Madison Sandor, of Rogers, shoots against Rogers Heritage Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 at War Eagle Arena in Rogers.
Lady Mounties return experienced group Rogers High girls basketball coach Preston Early loves the attitude his team has shown in the offseason and he can't wait to see how that translates into progress on the floor this season.

The Lady Mounties return six players … Continue Reading ››

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