7A West softball report

7A:5A SB Stat Leaders Week 2 Rogers High The Mounties bounced back from a tough loss to Van Buren on Monday in big way with a 15-0 win over Springdale High in three innings. Rogers (10-5, 6-1 7A-West) has reached the halway point of the league schedule in a three-way tie for first with Van Buren and Bentonville. However, the Lady Mounties face each of the other co-leaders on the road in the second half. Sarah Hulsey hit a grand slam on Tuesday and leads the Lady Mounties in several offensive categories. She … Continue Reading ››

Tweets of the Week: Stumbaugh sisters sizzle

Sibling shenanigans is the topic of this week's ARPreps.com Tweet of the Week. Springdale Har-Ber's do-everything track athlete Olivia Stumbaugh celebrated National Siblings Day by sharing a video of big sis Payton Stumbaugh, a four-time All-American sprinter at the University of Arkansas, apparently attacking her screaming lil' sis with bacon grease.

Hopefully, it wasn't hot outta the fryin' pan. On a side note, research has shown bacon grease, when used as a perfume, may help attract boys: Runner-Up Elkins … Continue Reading ››

7A-West Boys Soccer Report

Screen Shot 2017-04-10 at 12.39.23 PM Fayetteville In the first season under coach Joe Thoma, who began the program in the 1990s, the Bulldogs have shown marked improvement with each game. However, it has yet to result in a winning record (4-7), especially in 7A-West play (1-5).

They contend well for the majority of each match but haven’t been able to sustain it, for the most part, for a complete game. For instance, they battled Springdale High for 55 minutes, only to see a tight match turn into a 4-1 rout in … Continue Reading ››

7A-West Girls Soccer Report

Bentonville Bentonville had one streak broken last week, but the more important streak stayed alive.

The Lady Tigers allowed their first goal in 7A-West Conference play Thursday night against Rogers Heritage. Bentonville, however, had a 3-0 lead before it happened and won the match to remain unbeaten in league play, but that goal caught the Lady Tigers’ attention.

“It served as a wakeup call,” coach Kristina Henry said. “We fell asleep and looked away for a moment. All of a sudden, there was the ball and in the goal. We can not lose focus.”

Bentonville (11-2, 6-0) )spent the weekend playing in a tournament … Continue Reading ››

7A West Baseball Report

7A-West BB Stat Leaders Week 2 Standings Fayetteville After a tumultuous preseason, the Bulldogs have been on a roll in 7A-West play. They’ve won seven straight games to get above .500 overall for the first time this season (10-9 overall, 5-1 7A-West). Four of those seven wins have been shutouts thanks to solid defensive play behind starting pitchers Hayes Cox and Miller Pleimann, who has thrown four consecutive one-hitters. This past week, Fayetteville swept Rogers High with Pleimann pitching the way to a … Continue Reading ››

7A-West Softball Report

Screen Shot 2017-04-05 at 10.38.16 AM Screen Shot 2017-04-05 at 10.38.38 AM Statistics are through Monday 4-4 games. Statistics provided by coaches. Rogers High The Lady Mounties (7-3, 4-0 7A-West Conference) snapped defending Class 7A state champion Bentonville's 37-game winning streak on Tuesday. While coach Mike Harper is pleased with the win, he's not going to make too much out of it. "Everybody feels good, we beat a good team and played well," Harper said. "I hope it gives us some confidence, but … Continue Reading ››

Fayetteville’s Pleimann named Athlete of the Week

Fayetteville's Miller Pleimann was the clear choice as ARPreps.com's Athlete of the Week.

Pleimann, a junior-right-hander, has thrown four consecutive one-hitters, but none more impressive than his outing during a 1-0 home victory against Rogers High in nine innings.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/DAVID GOTTSCHALK  Fayetteville High School pitcher Miller Pleinmann pitches Monday, April 3, 2017, in the first inning of play against Rogers High School at Bulldog Field in Fayetteville. NWA Democrat-Gazette/DAVID GOTTSCHALK Fayetteville High School pitcher Miller Pleinmann pitches Monday, April 3, 2017, in the first … Continue Reading ››

Shiloh’s Enos wrecks Tweets of the Week

Shiloh Christian's Lia Enos lived a sophomore experience most enjoy: Getting a driver's license.

However, Enos' enjoyment quickly came crashing down when her first day driving resulted in her first automobile accident. For her hard-luck, bittersweet day — and for sharing it on social media — Enos earned ARPreps.com's Tweet of the Week honors:

Elkins' Colten Vaught, who's always an entertaining person to follow on Twitter, had two tweets worthy … Continue Reading ››

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