Rogers coach Shawn Flannigan said advancing to the postseason for the third time in the last four seasons would mean the Mounties would have to beat the War Eagles. And the Mounties were sharp in doing it.
Rogers rushed for 325 yards as the Mounties ran 59 plays, 54 times keeping the ball on the ground. The Mounties converted 5 of 12 … Continue Reading ››
Shiloh led 21-0 at halftime before Huntsville marched 65 yards to open the third quarter, cutting the deficit to 21-7.
The Saints responded quickly, scoring on the first play after the Huntsville score and adding two more scores after Huntsville special teams mistakes.
Shiloh junior LB Broc Berus was injured late in the game and taken to a local hospital. He was released later Friday night.
SPRINGDALE — Rogers’ win over Rogers Heritage on Friday night, coupled with Springdale’s win over Heritage … Continue Reading ››
Fayetteville forced FS Southside to punt on six of its first seven possessions and dominated the Rebels' strong run game the entire first half to set the tone. But the offenses took over after intermission and FS Southside simply couldn't keep up.
The Purple'Dogs (5-0, 2-0 7A-West) racked up 613 total yards, 333 coming on the ground, with both Luke Rapert and Javontae Smith going for over 100 yards each. Taylor Powell was his usual steady self, completing 25 of 35 for 255 yards and 5 TDs … Continue Reading ››
SPRINGDALE — It would have been difficult for Fuller Chandler to script a better return to Bulldog Stadium.
The Springdale Har-Ber senior quarterback accounted for 228 total yards and three touchdowns as the Wildcats routed Springdale High 48-10 in Chandler’s return to the school where he started for two seasons.
Chandler and the rest of the Har-Ber starters built a 41-3 lead at halftime and spent the second half on the sideline as the Wildcats (4-1, 2-0 7A-West) rolled to their fourth straight win this season and ninth straight in the series.
“I’ve played here so many times … Continue Reading ››
Bentonville (5-0, 2-0) had a 14-10 lead and held Northside (1-4, 0-2) on a pair of fourth-down plays in the final 13 minutes. The Tigers deflected a fourth-down pass attempt by Max Frazier in the closing minute of the third quarter, then held Frazier for no gain on a fourth-and-1 situation at the Bentonville 20 with 10 minutes, 59 … Continue Reading ››
Three teams have bye weeks Friday: Little Rock Mills, Junction City and Union Christian.
Here are some storylines to keep an eye on Friday night.
Crosstown Rivalry Games
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reporter Andrew Hutchinson previews the crosstown rivalry games in Rogers and Springdale.
Powerhouse vs. Newcomer
Points will be at a premium when Little Rock Parkview hosts defending Class 6A state champion Pine Bluff Friday. Both teams rank in the top 10 statewide in points allowed … Continue Reading ››
KICKOFF 7 p.m.
RECORDS Huntsville 2-2, 0-1 4A-1 Conference. Shiloh Christian 2-1, 1-0
ON THE AIR Game is livestreamed at ShilohChristianFootball.com
BETWEEN THE LINES Huntsville hung close with conference favorite Prairie Grove last week for a half last week before giving up a trick play that went for a touchdown. … The Eagles’ Levi Elsey scored two touchdowns in the loss to Prairie Grove. … Shiloh Christian’s starters play just a half last week against Berryville in building a 42-0 halftime lead. … Saints QB Connor Reece was 12-of-15 for 244 yards and 5 touchdowns in one half … Continue Reading ››