Fayetteville’s Powell Earns POTW Honors

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MELISSA SUE GERRITS - 11/21/2014 - Fayetteville's Taylor Powell looks to pass during their game against Conway at Conway November 21, 2014.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MELISSA SUE GERRITS - 11/21/2014 - Fayetteville's Taylor Powell looks to pass during their game against Conway at Conway November 21, 2014.

Fayetteville junior quarterback Taylor Powell is the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Player of the Week after putting together one of the best performances in program history in Fayetteville’s 46-19 win at Fort Smith Northside.

Powell completed 21 of 30 passes for a career-high 423 yards and … Continue Reading ››

Fayetteville – By The Numbers

4: Turnovers forced in 46-19 win at Fort Smith Northside, while committing none. 183: Receiving yards for senior Tyson Morris on Friday, the fifth most by a single Fayetteville player under coach Daryl Patton. 213:  Fayetteville points scored in first four games. 423: Passing yards for Taylor Powell in win against FS Northside, the fifth-most in a single game in school history. 1,192: Passing yards for Powell in first four games, leading all 7A-West quarterbacks.

Rogers Heritage football: By the numbers.

Here are a few figures from Heritage's 29-26 loss to Springdale High on Friday and for the season:

0 — Field goals attempted through four games.
br> 1 — PATs made this season.

21 — First downs made by each team Friday.

90 — Rushing yards for the War Eagles against Springdale.

5 — Two-point conversions made by the War Eagles this season, including one Friday.

9 — Receiving touchdowns by Collin Christian this season, including three on Friday.

259 — Passing yards by Heritage quarterbacks on Friday.

109 — Combined rushing and receiving yards by sophomore Dylan Qualls against Springdale.

10 — Penalties committed by Heritage on Friday.

— Paul Boyd • @NWAPaulB

Bentonville 42, FS Southside 14 — by the numbers

1 — receiving touchdown by quarterback Kasey Ford 2 — consecutive games Chase Hunter has thrown touchdown passes out of trick plays 5 — straight touchdowns Bentonville scored after Southside took a 14-7 lead 6 — times Bentonville's defense tackled Southside quarterback Cooper Johnson in the backfield 9.5 — seconds left in the first half when Jacob Clark scored the tying touchdown 10 — receptions by Tigers receiver Clay Barganier, a season-high 13 — consecutive victories for Bentonville 80 — yards Logan Darby returned a fumble for Bentonville's last score 386 — yards total offense by Bentonville


1 — Touchdown allowed by the Har-Ber defense in consecutive wins over Conway and Rogers

19 — More plays run by Rogers (67-48) than Har-Ber in the Mounties' 35-10 loss to the Wildcats

13 — Tackles by senior safety Austin Henderson, who led the Wildcats

174 — Yards rushing by Luke Hannon, who had 16 carries and scored two touchdowns

Springdale High 29, Rogers Heritage 26 — Another look

Springdale High hadn’t won a football game in almost two years. It’s no wonder players and fans stayed around Gates Stadium on Friday night to bask in the 29-26 7A-West Conference victory over Rogers Heritage. The Red Bulldogs (1-3, 1-0 7A-West Conference) snapped a 16-game losing streak and game coach Zak Clark his first win as a head coach. Clark credited his defense for making back-to-back fourth-quarter stops that allowed Springdale to hang on for the road win. Junior Jayden Minchew picked off a Heritage pass at the Springdale 5 to turn away the Heritage with about four minutes left. But finished it … Continue Reading ››

Bentonville 42, Fort Smith Southside 14 — Another look

BENTONVILLE — While Bentonville's offense did its job in the second half and scored 21 third-quarter points to pull away from Fort Smith Southside, the Tigers' defense also took matters into its hands during that time Friday night. Bentonville (4-0, 1-0 7A-West), whose defense closed out the first half with a three-and-out and set up a tying touchdown before halftime, forced three consecutive three-and-outs in the second half and allowed only five first downs, with those coming after the Tigers had built their 35-14 cushion. Even the defense became involved in the scoring as Logan Darby picked up a fumble after a Kevin … Continue Reading ››

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