State Basketball Report – Jan. 29

Here is a recap of the week that was in Arkansas high school basketball, as well as a few things to keep an eye on this upcoming week.

Randy Loyd win No. 700

Van Buren Milestones

Van Buren fans witnessed a pair of milestones in the last week.

The Pointers' 56-34 win over Little Rock Catholic on Saturday gave Randy Loyd his 700th victory as a high school head coach.

Loyd improved to 347-244 as Van Buren's boys coach with the win, while his other 353 wins came during stints as the boys and … Continue Reading ››

Dunk Report – Jan. 29

Van Buren's Mitchell Smith with a dunk in the Pointers' 54-42 win over Siloam Springs last week.



Guy-Perkins' Josh Ballard caught a pass off the backboard and finished with this dunk in the Thunderbirds' 88-46 win over Lisa Academy Tuesday.



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Weekly 7A-West Swimming Notes

Time is running short for local high school swimmers to qualify for the state meet. Bentonville is hosting a meet today at 3:30 p.m. at the Bentonville Community Center while a meet is scheduled for Feb. 4 at the Jones Center in Springdale.

The district swim and dive meet is in Bentonville Feb. 17 while the state meet is also hosted by the Tigers and Lady Tigers Feb. 26-27.

Winter weather in central Arkansas forced many schools from competition last week as a meet in Conway was cancelled. But Rogers High and Rogers Heritage both swam at the Clarksville Invitational on Tuesday.

The … Continue Reading ››

Fayetteville unveils new app

FHS app FHS app (2)   The Fayetteville Bulldogs, in coordination with partner Sideline Access, LLC, have a new mobile app which was released to the public this week. The app, available in IPhone app stores under the name 'Fayetteville Bulldog Athletics', features schedules, coaches and rosters for numerous FHS sports and will also include links to NW Arkansas Democrat Gazette stories which cover Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs athletics. Another attractive feature on the Fayetteville Bulldog app is live broadcasts. The first … Continue Reading ››

Basketball Scoreboard – Jan. 26

These are the scores for high school basketball games played Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. If a score is not listed and you know it, feel free to comment on this post and/or tweet @NWAHutch.

BOYS RESULTS

7A/6A-CENTRAL

Bryant 62, Conway 52

Siloam Springs 73, Alma 46

Van Buren 60, Greenwood 48

Little Rock Catholic 54, Russellville 45

7A-WEST

Bentonville 60, Rogers Heritage 39

Fayetteville 62, Rogers 51

Fort Smith Southside 72, Springdale 69

Springdale Har-Ber 69, Fort Smith Northside 52

7A/6A-EAST

Jonesboro 59, Cabot 46

Marion 71, Little Rock Central 69

Mountain Home 50, Searcy 44

North Little Rock 56, West Memphis 44

6A-SOUTH

Benton 66, Texarkana 40

Lake Hamilton 40, Little Rock Hall 37

Little Rock Parkview 60, Sheridan … Continue Reading ››

Springdale This Week

NWA Democrat-Gazette/JASON IVESTER Towayne Bobo, Springdale senior, takes the ball under the basket against Bentonville on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 at Bentonville High.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/JASON IVESTER
Towayne Bobo, Springdale senior, takes the ball under the basket against Bentonville on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 at Bentonville High.


Springdale is two plays, two fouls on 3-point shooters at the buzzer, away from being 4-1 and in sole possession of second place in the 7A-West.

The Bulldogs were also a few inches away from being 1-4 when Fort Smith Northside standout Tevin … Continue Reading ››

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