The Pirates finished 5-5 overall and 3-4 to take the No 5 seed from the 3A-1 Conference, but coach Lee Larkan isn’t pleased with the season as a whole.
“We don’t really consider 5-5 and a fifth-place seed (as) a good season,” Larkan said. “I don’t even think a fifth seed should be in the playoffs. We’re not going to say the season was disaster, but in our minds, 5-5 is unacceptable.”
Atkins (7-2-1) finished 6-1 to finish second in … Continue Reading ››
Prep Rally #19 looks back at last Friday night's games and the the up and coming playoffs. We talk about last weeks 7A west conference cross country meet and the Northwest Arkansas Jr High Football championhip football game. We also show some of our sideline photos from last Friday night.
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The Tweet of the Week comes from Bentonville West boys basketball coach Greg White, which comes as no surprise to anyone who follows Coach White because his Twitter game is always spot … Continue Reading ››
The Grizzlies not only ended an 11-game losing streak, they also ended the Mavericks season with the impressive win.
Northside (7-2) is the second seed from the 7A-Central and will have a first-round bye next week. The Grizzlies will host the Bentonville-LR Catholic winner Nov. 18 in the 7A Quarterfinals.
All kickoffs are 7 p.m. unless listed
Class 7AFirst round
C1 North Little Rock, W2 Springdale Har-Ber, W1 Fayetteville, C2 Fort Smith Northside have byes
Thursday, Nov. 10
C5 Cabot (6-4) at W4 Bentonville West (3-7)
Friday, Nov. 11
W6 Springdale High (4-6) at C3 Bryant (7-3)
W5 Rogers High (6-4) at C4 Conway (3-7)
C6 Little Rock Catholic (3-7) at W3 Bentonville High (8-2)
Friday, Nov. 18
Cabot-Bentonville West winner at C1 North Little Rock (10-0)
Springdale High-Bryant winner at W2 Springdale Har-Ber (8-2)
Rogers High-Conway winner at W1 Fayetteville (9-1)
LR Catholic-Bentonville High winner at C2 Fort Smith Northside (7-2)
Friday, Nov. 25
Friday, Dec. 2
at War Memorial Stadium, 7 p.m.
W1 … Continue Reading ››
BENTONVILLE — The thought of a new rivalry may have fueled Bentonville High's football team Friday night, but the chance to earn a share of the 7A-West Conference title again provided even more incentive.
The Tigers staked their claim to a share of the crown in impressive fashion, compiling 525 yards en route to their 48-8 victory over Bentonville West.
"Our kids came ready to play," Bentonville coach Jody Grant said. "The uniqueness of this game is our kids were playing with a lot of emotion and did some things that were uncharacteristic of them.
Pea Ridge took a two-touchdown lead in the first quarter and made it stand up for a 30-13 win over Shiloh Christian. The win wrapped up the No. 2 playoff seed for the Blackhawks, who will host Arkadelphia in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs next week.
Drew Winn rushed for 124 yards on 11 carries and scored a pair of touchdowns, including a 73-yard touchdown run on the Blackhawks' second offensive play. Zaine Holley added 79 yards on 20 carries and two touchdowns for Pea Ridge (9-1, 6-1).
Shiloh Christian (8-2, 5-2) trailed 15-7, but pulled within 15-13 … Continue Reading ››
Max Horton celebrated Senior Night in a big way, throwing for 296 yards and four touchdowns, while also making several tackles on defense in Rogers High's 38-21 over Springdale on Friday night in Whitey Smith Stadium.
The 6-foot-2, 208-pounder threw touchdown passes of 55, 59 and 40 yards in the first half, including one with 25 seconds left in the second quarter to give the Mounties (6-4) a 23-14 halftime lead.
Springdale (4-6) pulled within 23-21 on Layne Hutchins' third touchdown pass of the night, a 36-yarder to Jayden Minchew with 7 minutes, 10 seconds left in the third quarter. But the … Continue Reading ››
SPRINGDALE – Har-Ber displayed a balanced offense, and the defense, well, did what it usually does, holding its fifth opponent of the season to a touchdown or less in a 35-0 rout of Heritage Friday.
Sophomore quarterback Grant Allen played efficiently for a second consecutive week and completed 9-of-11 passes for 157 yards and two touchdowns. Payton Copher, who has split time between quarterback and running back, rushed for a game-high 156 yards and three touchdowns to lead Har-Ber.
Senior receiver Trey Smith also caught a game-high six passes for 117 yards and a score in his final regular season game at … Continue Reading ››