There will be preseason previews in the Sunday and Monday papers, but in the meantime here are some notes on both teams.
- This team has a lot of talent. Coach Heather Hunsucker counted 10 players who could have a chance to play collegiately, including five who should get Division I looks. The key for the Lady Bulldogs will be staying healthy and gelling as … Continue Reading ››
The 6-foot-3 senior guard is weighing options as the start of his senior season approaches.
He holds offers from Oral Roberts and the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. He is also receiving interest from Southeast Missouri State, Central Arkansas, Tulsa, Southern Illinois, Mercer, Texas State, Denver and several other programs.
“If I wait until then I can see everything on the table, see all my opportunities,” Owens said.
Owens averaged a team-high 12.6 … Continue Reading ››
“It has not happened yet,” Schaeffer said late Wednesday afternoon.
Patrick did meet with SPS athletic director Wayne Stehlik on Wednesday afternoon. Patrick declined to speculate on whether he expected to be reassigned, but expressed confidence in his coaching status.
“Obviously the district can reassign me if that’s what they choose to do, but I left … Continue Reading ››
Senior Connor Hirsh poured in a game-high 21 points, while Lexus Hobbs and Dane Olsen added 12 each as Heritage rolled to a 65-35 win.
The War Eagles scored the last seven points of the second quarter to claim a 36-21 halftime lead, then applied the knockout punch with a 9-0 spurt early in the third quarter.
The … Continue Reading ››
Senior Emilie Jobst poured in a game-high 24 points, but she and teammate Sara Giesen combined to hit five 3-pointers in a 15-5 Heritage run to take control in the third quarter.
Gentry’s Rachel Lawrence drilled one of her five 3-pointers to start the second half and pull the Lady Pioneers into a 24-24 tie. But Jobst and Giesen took over to help Heritage pull away.
Giesen, … Continue Reading ››
Here’s a look at some of the best.
1. MALIK MONK
Bentonville — Junior — 6-4
No. 1 is a no-brainer when he’s a consensus top-10 player nationally.
Monk combines NBA-level athleticism with an ever-improving skill set and ability as a playmaker. Bentonville lost its other top two guards from last … Continue Reading ››
In the pre-internet days, you actually had to, you know, leave your house to go the local school, college, library or county court house to find a source or document. Or, if travel was a consideration, you would call and request someone at those locations to mail or fax a copy of the document to you.
In that no-so-distant past, sports reporters like me would … Continue Reading ››
7A: North Little Rock – 47.3 pts./game (473 points in 10 games)
6A: Benton – 41.3 pts./game (413 points in 10 games)
5A: Pulaski Academy – 53.1 pts./game (531 points in 10 games)
4A: Dardanelle – 47.0 pts./game (470 points in 10 games)
3A: Charleston – 47.4 pts./game (474 points in 10 games)
2A: Junction City – … Continue Reading ››
Rogers Heritage at Little Rock Central (Winner plays Fort Smith Southside)
Cabot at Fayetteville (Winner plays Conway)
Springdale Har-Ber at Bryant (Winner plays Bentonville)
Little Rock Catholic at Fort Smith Northside (Winner plays North Little Rock)
Little Rock Parkview at Searcy (Winner plays Benton)
Marion at El Dorado (Winner plays Greenwood)
Texarkana at Siloam Springs (Winner plays Pine Bluff)
Alma at Lake Hamilton (Winner plays Jonesboro)
Blytheville at Pulaski Academy
Harrison at Camden Fairview
Jacksonville at Batesville
Watson Chapel at Greenbrier
White Hall at Maumelle
Sylvan Hills at Wynne
Little Rock Christian at … Continue Reading ››