NWADG Boys Best of the Rest

Photo by David Beach -  Jordan Hemphill of Bentonville goes up for a dunk against Har-Ber at Har-Ber High School, Springdale, AR, on Friday, February 12, 2016. - Bentonville at Springdale Har-Ber, 7A Division basketball game.
Photo by David Beach - Jordan Hemphill of Bentonville goes up for a dunk against Har-Ber at Har-Ber High School, Springdale, AR, on Friday, February 12, 2016. - Bentonville at Springdale Har-Ber, 7A Division basketball game.


The All-NWADG teams were published online and in Sunday's paper, recognizing 12 of the … Continue Reading ››

7A-WEST GIRLS NOTEBOOK

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Lady War Eagles can’t rest on 2-0 start Rogers Heritage started 7A-West Conference play with two victories before spring break, but coach Craig Frank said the Lady War Eagles have plenty of work left to do.

“We’ve still got 12 games left and we’re looking at it like we’re zero and zero,” Frank said. “We will focus on the next 12, not what we’ve done in the past. Being 2-0 is a great start, but we can’t rest on that. we’ve got to keep building on that."

Heritage … Continue Reading ››

Bentonville West boys job draws 19 applicants

Bentonville athletic director Scott Passmore said Monday afternoon he has 19 people that have officially applied for the new West boys basketball coaching job.

Passmore said he hopes to begin the interview process Thursday with those who have already applied, but he would welcome applicants this week from anybody else who is interested in the position.

The following are those who have officially applied online as of Monday:

• Nick Bradford, Missouri Southern men's assistant coach

• Matt Busch, Watson Chapel boys head coach

• Derek Shaw, Mountain Pine boys head coach

• TK Smith, Ecclesia College men's head coach

• Chuck Davis, Elkins boys assistant coach

• … Continue Reading ››

SPRINGDALE HAR-BER

Springdale Har-Ber beat Foley, Ala., 10-1 Monday night in its first game of the Gulf Coast Classic in Gulf Shores, Ala.

Brady Patrick struck out 12 in six innings to earn the victory for Har-Ber (3-1). Blaze Brothers, Caleb Kimbel and Brandon Still each had two hits for the Wildcats while Brothers, Adam Scoggins and Caleb Grace drove in two runs apiece.

Har-Ber continues tournament play today with games at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Springdale coach Heather Hunsucker Q&A

Head basketball coach of the Lady Bulldogs Heather Hunsucker against Van Buren at Springdale High School, Springdale, AR January 25, 2013
Head basketball coach of the Lady Bulldogs Heather Hunsucker against Van Buren at Springdale High School, Springdale, AR January 25, 2013


Here is a season-in-review Q&A with Springdale girls basketball coach Heather Hunsucker on the Lady Bulldogs’ best season in more than a decade (17 wins, 10 in conference), the seniors who elevated the program over the course of their career, the early state tournament exit, team … Continue Reading ››

Arkansas’ Best Track Performances Update

NOTE: These are the state's best performances in high school outdoor track meets through March 18, based off of meets that were covered or whose results were included on the ar.milesplit.com website.

Coaches who have athletes with performances that should be included in this group should send the athlete's name (all four names if a relay event is involved) with the time or distance and where the performance took place to Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette sports writer Henry Apple at happle@nwadg.com.

BOYS

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Zach Jewell, Mena, 10.88

Chris Kershner, Dardanelle, 10.98

Timothy Stuckey, Texarkana, 11.00

Jordan McNair, Jacksonville, 11.04

Brandon Shaw, Rogers Heritage, 11.05

200 Zach Jewell, Mena, 22.30

Andre Jones, Malvern, … Continue Reading ››

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