Rapid Report: Springdale Har-Ber 41, Rogers Heritage 0

ROGERS — Quarterback Fuller Chandler threw for four touchdowns and ran for another to lead Springdale Har-Ber to a 41-0 win over Rogers Heritage in 7A-West Conference football Friday night at Gates Stadium.
Chamdler threw all four of his touchdown passes in the first half as Har-Ber (9-1, 7-0 7A-West Conference) led 34-0 at halftime.
The 6-foot-1 senior threw a pair of touchdown passes to Trey Smith in the first quarter, then added one to Tyler Blackston and the last one to Callen Cleveland.
He added a 5-yard touchdown run early in the third quarter and finished with 166 yards passing.

Preview: Har-Ber at Heritage

Har-Ber's Trey Smith (left) and Heritage's Collin Christian.
Har-Ber's Trey Smith (left) and Heritage's Collin Christian.

Springdale Har-Ber at Rogers Heritage

Gates Stadium

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Springdale Har-Ber 8-1, 6-0 7A-West; Rogers Heritage 0-9, 0-6.

ON THE AIR Watch via the free Har-Ber NIAAA app or on the Springdale Public Schools YouTube channel; KHEL FM-97.3 also online at www.khel973.com.

BETWEEN THE LINES Har-Ber can earn its first outright conference championship with a win tonight. … The Wildcats have won eight consecutive since opening the season with a 36-26 loss to Webb City, Mo., which … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Bentonville at Fayetteville

Bentonville's Kasey Ford (left) and Fayetteville's Taylor Powell.
Bentonville's Kasey Ford (left) and Fayetteville's Taylor Powell.

Previewing Bentonville at Fayetteville.

Harmon Stadium

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Bentonville 8-1, 5-1 7A-West; Fayetteville 8-1, 5-1

ON THE AIR Bentonville — online at www.bentonvillehssports.com; Fayetteville — KQSM-FM 92.1.

BETWEEN THE LINES The winner earns the conference’s No. 2 seed and a first-round bye into the Class 7A state playoffs, while the loser will host a first-round game next week. … The two teams could be on a collision course for a rematch in the semifinals, and today’s winner … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Lincoln at Prairie Grove

Previewing Lincoln at Prairie Grove.

Tiger Stadium

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Lincoln, 4-5, 3-3 4A-1 Conference. Prairie Grove 8-1, 6-0

BETWEEN THE LINES Prairie Grove has won eight consecutive games since losing to Farmington to begin the season. … The Tigers clinched the No. 1 seed for the playoffs with last week’s 55-8 victory over Berryville …. Lincoln has won four of its past five games. … Freshman Caleb Lloyd rushed for 207 yards and two touchdowns last week when Lincoln clinched the No. 5 playoff spot in the 4A-1 with 33-12 victory over Gentry. Lloyd also caught a touchdown pass. … The Wolves … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Rogers at Springdale

Rogers defenders and Springdale's Sam Robinson.
Rogers defenders and Springdale's Sam Robinson.

Previewing Rogers at Springdale.

Jarrell Williams Bulldog Stadium

RECORDS Rogers 1-8, 1-5 7A-West. Springdale 1-8, 1-5

ON THE AIR Rogers — KURM-AM 790; Springdale — Watch via the NIAAA iPhone app or on the Springdale Public Schools YouTube channel.

BETWEEN THE LINES The winner advances to the playoffs by clinching the 7A-West’s No. 6 seed. The loser’s season is over. Rogers is trying to make its third playoff appearance in four years, Springdale its first since 2011. … Rogers scored and converted … Continue Reading ››

Preview: West Fork at Greenland

Previewing West Fork at Greenland.

Jonathan Ramey Memorial Field

RECORDS West Fork 6-3, 6-0 3A-1 Conference. Greenland 9-0, 6-0

BETWEEN THE LINES The conference championship and home-field throughout the playoffs are at stake. … Greenland is seeking to complete a perfect regular season after outscoring teams 442-106 in its first nine wins, which includes four shutouts. West Fork has won its six conference games by an average of 19.7 points, including three shutouts, after going 0-3 in nonconference play. … West Fork has won five of the last six in the series, including a 22-13 win a year ago. … West Fork senior … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Pea Ridge at Shiloh Christian

Previewing Pea Ridge at Shiloh Christian.

Champions Stadium, Springdale

RECORDS Pea Ridge 7-2, 4-2 4A-1 Conference. Shiloh Christian 6-2, 5-1.

BETWEEN THE LINES A lot riding on the outcome of this one as it pertains to the upcoming playoffs. Shiloh Christian could finish as the No. 2 seed in the 4A-1 with a win, which means a home game next week. A Saints loss could send them all the way to a No. 4 seed depending on the outcome of other games. Pea Ridge could vault to the No. 2 seed with a win and help from other teams. … The Blackhawks lean … Continue Reading ››

Pick’Em Poll — Week 10


Jimmy Carter: 109-26 overall, 11-4 last week

Chip Souza: 101-34 overall, 11-4 last week

Paul Nielsen: 97-38 overall, 10-5 last week

Henry Apple: 97-38 overall, 11-4 last week

Vernon Tarver: 95-40 overall, 11-4 last week

Rick Fires: 92-43 overall, 11-4 last week

Graham Thomas: 89-46 overall, 9-6 last week

Andrew Hutchinson: 88-47 overall, 13-2 last week

Paul Boyd: 86-49 overall, 13-2 last week

Bentonville (8-1) at Fayetteville (8-1) CONSENSUS: Fayetteville (7-2)

Jimmy Carter: Fayetteville

Chip Souza: Fayetteville

Paul Nielsen: Fayetteville

Henry Apple: Bentonville

Vernon Tarver: Fayetteville

Rick Fires: Bentonville

Graham Thomas: Fayetteville

Andrew Hutchinson: Fayetteville

Paul Boyd: Fayetteville

Rogers High (1-8) at Springdale High (1-8) CONSENSUS: Springdale High (8-1)

Jimmy Carter: Springdale

Chip Souza: Springdale

Paul Nielsen: Rogers

Henry … Continue Reading ››


ROGERS — When Armando Rodriguez is in the Rogers High huddle, one of the players the junior looks up to is 6-foot-3 senior wide receiver Jake Benninghoff.

Rodriguez also looks up to the rest of the players on the Mounties offense. In fact, Rodriguez looks up to the other 78 players on the Rogers roster. At 5-foot-4, the 158-pound Rodriguez is the shortest player on the team.

For more on this story, check out Paul Nielsen's story in Friday's Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Arkansas High School Sports Blog