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NWA Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS • @NWAMICHAELW Fayetteville's Tyler Roth pulls up to shoot over Har-Ber defender Tyler Garrett (23) Tuesday, January 19, 2016 during their game at Wildcat Arena in Springdale.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS • @NWAMICHAELW
Fayetteville's Tyler Roth pulls up to shoot over Har-Ber defender Tyler Garrett (23) Tuesday, January 19, 2016 during their game at Wildcat Arena in Springdale.
  Purple’Dogs undergo major overhaul There will be many new faces on the Fayetteville boys’ basketball varsity bench this 2016-17 season. With the entire starting lineup graduated from last year’s 7A-West … Continue Reading ››

ARPreps.com’s Tweets of the Week: Nov. 7-13

As much as anything, social media gives people a voice on social trends and issues.

Our country is in the midst of the most divisive issue in Twitter's decade-long history.

We were hesitant to tackle tweets about the presidential race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in order to keep this space light and fun, but the election is what's on many people's minds as much, of not more, than the Arkansas high school football playoffs.

Now that Trump is President-elect, let's take a look at NWA coaches and players to offer their voice through the most thoughtful, inspiring and entertaining tweets.

But … Continue Reading ››

Conway 35, Rogers High 20 recap w/ full stats

Conway rushed for more than 450 yards, including 238 by junior Michael George, as the Warmpus Cats knocked off Rogers High 35-20 in the opening round of the Class 7A football playoffs Friday night.

The Warmpus Cats (4-7), one of four 7A teams to make the playoffs with a record under .500, will now travel to Fayetteville to face the Purple Bulldogs in the second round.High 35-20 in the opening round of the Class 7A football playoffs Friday night.

Conway led 7-6 at halftime, but took control with back-to-back scores in the third quarter, after the Wampus Cats held Rogers on fourth-and-2 … Continue Reading ››

Full stats with recap: Bentonville 38, Little Rock Catholic 31

BENTONVILLE – Tigers running back Jacob Clark was battling a bum knee, but came up big when Bentonville needed him most in a 38-31 win Friday. The senior running back rushed for three touchdowns, two in the fourth quarter, to push Bentonville over a tough Catholic team and into the state quarterfinals against FS Northside. Clark rushed for 186 yards on 23 touches and had scores of 1, 30 and 38 yards. The Rockets gave the Tigers all they wanted and more and even carried a 31-24 lead into the fourth quarter without their starting quarterback and running back, who left the … Continue Reading ››

Pick’Em Poll – Playoffs Round 1

Playoff Round 1 Games Rogers High at Conway Springdale High at Bryant Little Rock Catholic at Bentonville High Harrison at Batesville Morrilton at Wynne Crossett at Shiloh Christian Arkadelphia at Pea Ridge Ashdown at Ozark Jessieville at Elkins Marked Tree at Mountainburg LSU at Arkansas Auburn at Georgia West Virginia at Texas Kansas City at Carolina Dallas at Pittsburgh PICK ‘EM POLL Standings Graham Thomas: 105-44 overall, 11-4 last week Paul Boyd: 101-48 overall, 12-3 last week Rick Fires: 99-50 overall, 10-5 last week Henry Apple: 96-53 overall, 10-5 last week Chip Souza: 95-54 overall, 11-4 last week Vernon Tarver: 95-54 overall, 11-4 last week Scottie Bordelon: 92-57 overall, 11-4 last week Mike Capshaw: 89-60 overall, 12-3 last week Rogers High (6-4) at … Continue Reading ››

Box Score and Recap — Cabot 62, Bentonville West 34

BENTONVILLE — Bryan Pratt knew Bentonville West had to strike fast in order to put Cabot on its heels and keep it there.

It worked on the Wolverines' first two drives as Will Jarrett ran 5 yards for one score, then bolted 73 yards for another touchdown in the first quarter.

However, Cabot proved to be too much and went on to end West's season with a 62-34 loss Thursday during first-round Class 7A state playoff action in Tiger Stadium.

Cabot's veteran team found a way to get to Jarrett and wound up with five quarterback sacks, three of them … Continue Reading ››

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