Saints hope to slow LR Christian’s playmakers

Shiloh Christian coach Jeff Conaway is hopeful a top offensive lineman can play, but remains uncertain about his top two receivers heading into tonight’s game at Little Rock Christian. Senior center Chase Bowerman missed the season-opening, 35-22 win at Elkins after suffering an ankle injury in a preseason scrimmage at Springdale. Bowerman is a third-year starter and handles all the calls up front. Tyler Roth and Jake Nelson, who combined for more than 100 catches and nearly 2,000 yards in 2015, didn’t play against Elkins due to leg injuries. Roth is doubtful to play while Nelson is questionable after practicing “very, very … Continue Reading ››

Bear’s Blog: A Tuesday Night In Sweden

NOTE: The following is written by Rebecca "Bear" Brown, a former two-time all-state volleyball player at Bentonville High School who went on to play at Drake University and graduated in May. She is now embarking on a professional volleyball career after signing a contract with Amager Volleyball Klub in Copenhagen, Denmark. We just had our first practice scrimmage Tuesday night in Lund, Sweden. scrimmage-in-sweden-copyWe all piled into cars and took the 45-minute ride over the bridge connecting Denmark and Sweden. Once we arrived in the gym, both of the teams did … Continue Reading ››


Following a physical, 21-20 overtime win against Ozark, Gravette coach Bill Harrelson is happy to report no new injuries. However, the Lions will continue to be without receiver/safety Chris Childress, who suffered a knee injury during preseason practices, when they travel to Booneville for another stiff non-conference test at 7 p.m. Friday. “We’re still going to miss Chris Childress, but we did feel fortunate to get out (of Friday’s win) without any injuries,” Harrelson said. Photo by Randy Moll Kilby Roberts, Gravette quarterback, hands off to Austin O'Brien during Friday night's (Sept. 2, 2016) … <a href=Continue Reading ››

NWA Football Report – Week 2

NWA Democrat-Gazette/JASON IVESTER Fayetteville head coach Bill Blankenship on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, during a scrimmage against Greenwood at Harmon Field in Fayetteville. For more information about the game, go to
NWA Democrat-Gazette/JASON IVESTER
Fayetteville head coach Bill Blankenship on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, during a scrimmage against Greenwood at Harmon Field in Fayetteville. For more information about the game, go to
Fayetteville Bulldogs coach Bill Blankenship wants to see major improvement from week 1 to week 2, particularly in the areas of the game where Fayetteville … Continue Reading ››

Week 1: Springdale’s Williams earns Player of the Week honors

Springdale’s Kyler Williams is the Player of the Week for Week 1 of the 2016 high school football season.
Springdale WR Kyler Williams
Springdale WR Kyler Williams
The 5-foot-9, 165-pounder used his 4.5 speed to race for 170 yards and 3 touchdowns on six receptions in a 37-30 win at Conway. It was a rematch of last season’s opening round of the state playoffs, which the Wampus ‘Cats won 42-7. Williams is the top returning receiver in the 7A-West, so it’s not a surprise … Continue Reading ››

Springdale High 37, Conway 30 w/Stats

Springdale High avenged last season's playoff lost to Conway on the road Friday night, beating the Wampus Cats 37-30. The Bulldogs were led by receiver Kyler Willams, who caught seven passes for 145 yards and three touchdowns. Running back Erick Mendez had a solid night also, rushing 28 times for 149 yards and two touchdowns. Quarterback Layne Hutchins, in his high school debut, threw for 179 yards and three scores without a turnover. The Springdale defense also held Conway in check on the ground. The Wampus Cats rushed for 27 yards on 15 carries, and turned the ball over four times, three through … Continue Reading ››


The Tigers will have a lot of cleaning up to do if they want to be contenders in the 7A-West Conference this season. Fortunately, the fixes do not appear to be major.<br><br> Bentonville High, which fell to Kansas City (Mo.) Rockhurst 24-21 on Friday in overtime, was penalized 12 times for 114 yards in the loss. Although six of the infractions were of the major variety (three pass interference, one personal foul for facemask, one sideline interference, and one late hit), those are not the mistakes that drive coaches crazy.<br><br> It will be the three delay-of-game penalties that will have coach Jody … Continue Reading ››

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