Boys: Springdale 43, Cabot 33

Devon Young had another big scoring night to help Springdale High remain unbeaten in a 43-33 road win over Cabot on Friday night.

Young scored a game-high 15 points and knocked down three 3-pointers, giving him 11 made 3-pointers in four games for the Bulldogs (4-0). Springdale overcame a sluggish start and a 7-3 deficit after a quarter by outscoring Cabot 19-7 in the second quarter to take command, then relied on its defense the remainder of the game.

In addition to Young’s big night, senior forward Kyler Mahar scored a season-high 10 points for Springdale. Cabot 6-foot-8 junior Matt Stanley scored … Continue Reading ››

Cabot 52, Springdale 44

Junior Josie Vanoss scored a game-high 16 points to lead Cabot to a 52-44 home win over Springdale High on Friday night.

The Lady Panthers (3-3) jumped out to an early 14-5 lead after a quarter and led by 12 at halftime en route to the victory. Springdale (1-2) was sluggish in its first action since losing 64-58 in overtime to Little Rock Central, one of the state's top 7A contenders, on Nov. 25.

Senior Desiree Mack hit two 3-pointers and scored a team-high 11 along with senior Chasidee Owens, but the Lady Bulldogs started slow and never got it going in … Continue Reading ››

Pick’Em Poll – Week 14

Standings

Jimmy Carter: 146-49 overall, 11-4 last week

Chip Souza: 138-57 overall, 12-3 last week

Henry Apple: 138-57 overall, 9-6 last week

Paul Nielsen: 135-60 overall, 9-6 last week

Vernon Tarver: 133-62 overall, 11-4 last week

Rick Fires: 131-64 overall, 11-4 last week

Paul Boyd: 123-72 overall, 9-6 last week

Andrew Hutchinson: 121-74 overall, 9-6 last week

Graham Thomas: 120-75 overall, 6-9 last week

Fayetteville (11-2) vs. Springdale Har-Ber (11-1) CONSENSUS: Fayetteville (7-2)

Jimmy Carter: Springdale Har-Ber

Chip Souza: Fayetteville

Henry Apple: Springdale Har-Ber

Paul Nielsen: Fayetteville

Vernon Tarver: Fayetteville

Rick Fires: Fayetteville

Paul Boyd: Fayetteville

Andrew Hutchinson: Fayetteville

Graham Thomas: Fayetteville

Arkadelphia (8-5) at Prairie Grove (12-1) CONSENSUS: Prairie Grove (8-1)

Jimmy Carter: Prairie Grove

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PREP BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD

TUESDAY’S RESULTS BOYS Alpena 61, Bruno-Pyatt 55 Atkins 45, Abundant Life 21 Barton 70, DeWitt 52 Batesville 70, Harrisburg 34 Benton 62, Mena 19 Bergman 56, Green Forest 39 Berryville 57, Greenland 52 Blevins 70, Genoa Central 55 Bradford 63, Rural Special 40 Bradley 57, Fouke 42 Brinkley 88, Augusta 61 Calico Rock 58, Quitman 29 Carlisle 73, Palestine-Wheatley 43 Clarksville 63, Pottsville 40 Concord 76, SS Bee Branch 41 Cotter 58, Mountain View 40 Des Arc 70, Marvell 56 De Queen 26, Ashdown 22 Dollarway 70, Marianna 47 Doniphan, Mo., 86, Corning 59 Drew Central 75, Crossett 46 Earle 83, Marked Tree 53 El Dorado 79, Fairview 41 Emerson 72, Taylor 39 eStem 59, Central Ark. Christian 47 Fordyce 66, Strong 60 Fountain Lake 56, Jessieville 55, … Continue Reading ››

RAPID REPORT: PRAIRIE GROVE 50, STAR CITY 21

Blake Faulk ran for 250 yards and scored 4 touchdowns to lead the Tigers to a mercy-rule win in a third-round home playoff game Friday night.

The Tigers (12-1), winners of 12 straight games, led 14-0 and 20-7 before taking the game over behind a powerful ground game that compiled 398 yards on a rainy, cold night.

Prairie Grove will host Arkadelphia next week in a Class 4A state semifinal game. Arkadelphia knocked off No. 1 Dardanelle on Friday.

Rapid Report — Fayetteville 31, Bentonville 21

BENTONVILLE — Fayetteville senior defensive lineman Rhiver Ewing scooped up a fumble and ran 42 yards for a touchdown to snap a 14-14 tie, and the Purple'Dogs went on to post a 31-21 victory over Bentonville in a Class 7A state playoff semifinal game Friday at Tiger Stadium. The win sends Fayetteville (11-2) to next week's state championship game in Little Rock against Springdale Har-Ber, which routed Fort Smith Southside in the other semifinal. It also ends Bentonville's string of five straight state championship appearances. Ewing picked up the loose ball after Eli Hale sacked Bentonville quarterback Kasey Ford, then picked up … Continue Reading ››

RAPID REPORT: Har-Ber 37, FS SOUTHSIDE 7

Springdale Har-Ber defeated Fort Smith Southside 37-7 Friday to advance to the Class 7A state championship game in Little Rock.

Har-Ber (11-1) will face Fayetteville, which defeated Bentonville 31-21 in the other semifinal game. Har-Ber beat Fayetteville 47-43 when the teams met in conference play at Wildcat Stadium.

Luke Hannon rushed for 194 yards and quarterback Fuller Chandler scored on three touchdown runs gainst Southside. Noah Hayward also returned a fumble recovery 83 yards for a touchdown.

Har-Ber grabbed a 28-0 lead after beating Southside 38-0 in conference play.

Pick’Em Poll – Week 13 (Playoff Round 3)

Standings

Jimmy Carter: 135-45 overall, 9-6 last week

Henry Apple: 129-51 overall, 10-5 last week

Paul Nielsen: 126-54 overall, 9-6 last week

Chip Souza: 126-54 overall, 8-7 last week

Vernon Tarver: 122-58 overall, 9-6 last week

Rick Fires: 120-60 overall, 8-7 last week

Graham Thomas: 114-66 overall, 9-6 last week

Paul Boyd: 114-66 overall, 8-7 last week

Andrew Hutchinson: 112-68 overall, 9-6 last week

Fayetteville (10-2) at Bentonville (10-1) CONSENSUS: Bentonville (5-4)

Jimmy Carter: Bentonville

Henry Apple: Bentonville

Paul Nielsen: Fayetteville

Chip Souza: Fayetteville

Vernon Tarver: Bentonville

Rick Fires: Fayetteville

Graham Thomas: Bentonville

Paul Boyd: Bentonville

Andrew Hutchinson: Fayetteville

Fort Smith Southside (8-4) at Springdale Har-Ber (10-1) CONSENSUS: Har-Ber (9-0)

Star City (9-3) at Prairie … Continue Reading ››

PREVIEWING THE HAR-BER GIRLS

Another year, another milestone.

Springdale Har-Ber handed coach Sandy Wright her 500th career victory with a 58-44 win over Van Buren on Saturday. It was the season-opener for Har-Ber, which placed three players in double figures.

Wright hopes to build another winner at Har-Ber after losing eight seniors from a team that finished 20-10. Three of those players were starters, including forward Bailey Schalk and guards Paige Redmond and Carlye Bohannon, who are both playing in college this season. Schalk was a three-year starter who decided not to continue her basketball career in college.

Caroline Hornor and Brynn Braswell are the two seniors … Continue Reading ››

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