It was a tough week for the Rogers High girls basketball team as the Lady Mounties lost 56-47 at Fort Smith Northside and 58-48 at home to Bentonville on Friday night.
Rogers was in both games late and Lady Mounties coach Preston Early said that is something the team can build on.
"We had a chance to cut it to three one time (against Bentonville)," Early said. "We had some mini runs. We could have folded, but we fought it some. But bottom line, our defense wasn't the caliber it would take to win the game."
Madison Sandor led Rogers against the Lady … Continue Reading ››
NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Jasmine Franklin (center) of Fayetteville drives past Shelby Thompson (5) and Sydney Kinnamon (right) of Rogers Heritage Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, during the first half of play in Bulldog Gymnasium in Fayetteville. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see more photographs from the … Continue Reading ››
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Both Springdale Har-Ber teams will carry some momentum into Tuesday’s home game against Fort Smith Northside after completing a sweep at Southside.
The Har-Ber girls routed Southside 70-40 to end a three-game losing streak. Caroline Hornor scored 13 points and Jacie Higgins 12 to lead a balanced scoring attack for Har-Ber (13-7, 2-3). The Lady Wildcats now await top-ranked Northside (20-1, 5-0), which won 47-40 at Springdale High on Friday.
The Lady Bears are led by Aahliyah Jackson, who is committed to Texas A&M.
The Har-Ber boys are again on the upswing after consecutive losses to Fayetteville and Bentonville, the top teams in … Continue Reading ››
BENTONVILLE — Malik Monk scored 23 of his game-high 29 points in the second half Friday and helped Bentonville's boys pull away for an 80-59 victory over El Dorado in a game played before a national television audience and a packed Tiger Arena.
Bentonville (11-6) took control of a close game in the the second half with its fast-paced play. The Tigers outscored El Dorado (15-3) 26-15 in the third quarter and stretched a five-point halftime lead into a 57-41 margin, then led by as much as 26 points in the fourth quarter.
T.J. Sugg of Springdale Har-Ber was announced Thursday as the Gatorade state boys cross country runner of the year for Arkansas.
Sugg won the Class 7A state championship in November with a time of 15:48.8 He won the Missouri Southern Stampede in 15:22.2 and was the fastest runner from Arkansas at the Chili Pepper Cross Country Festival, where he finished eighth overall in 15:26.2.
Sugg, a senior a 3.41 grade point average, is undecided about his college choice.
“T.J. Sugg doesn’t seem to have any weaknesses in races,” Har-Ber coach Joe Crommett said. “Whatever they throw at him, he is able to respond … Continue Reading ››