7A-West Softball Report

7A-WEST Softball Standings Lady Mounties rolling over opponents Rogers High softball has outscored its first five opponents by a combined score of 56-2, but Lady Mounties coach Mike Harper is most proud of the number his pitchers have allowed. "I'm really proud of our pitching, giving up only two runs in five games," Harper said "The defense has been solid behind them, too. Nothing to complain about." Rogers pitchers have tossed four shutouts, allowing both runs in a 20-2 blowout of Conway.Senior Ashlyn Lang has thrown a pair of 5-inning perfect games, but … Continue Reading ››

This Week in Arkansas track

Jada Baylark put herself in the Arkansas high school track record book last year when she went 39 feet, 4.75 inches in the girls triple in the Class 6A meet, then followed that with a leap of 40-7.5 in the Meet of Champs.

The Little Rock Parkview senior standout could be on the verge of doing it some more this spring. She was close to record times in the 100 meters and the 100 hurdles Tuesday night during the Hornet Relays in Bryant.

Baylark turned in a 100 time of 11.99 seconds, which is slightly slower than the Class 6A state meet … Continue Reading ››

Rogers High/Rogers Heritage Track Notes

Rogers High boys track
The Mounties already have three athletes who have topped the qualifying standards for the Class 7A meet in five different events already during the outdoor season.
Seniors Tony Roller (110 hurdles, 300 hurdles, high jump) and Jake Benninghoff (high jump) and junior Landon McClung (pole vault) have already punched their tickets to the state meet after just two meets.
"Those guys are looking good already," Rogers boys coach Carlton Efurd said. "Tony's been high point in every meet he's been in going back a ways. Landon is off to a great start. I don't want to jinx it, but … Continue Reading ››

Arkansas’ Best Track Performers 2016

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

100

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 ››

GIRLS SOCCER REPORT

Rogers Heritage senior Hannah Markel had a goal and three assists in an 8-0 win over Jonesboro.
Rogers Heritage senior Hannah Markel had a goal and three assists in an 8-0 win over Jonesboro.
Lady War Eagles claim Paragould Invitational title Rogers Heritage found the back of the net often over the weekend in northeast Arkansas to cruise to the Paragould Invitational title.

Senior Emily Seiler scored a hat trick as the Lady War Eagles blanked Class 6A Jonesboro 8-0 in the finals on Saturday.

Heritage (4-1) went 4-0 on the … Continue Reading ››

7A-West Girls Basketball Awards

NWA Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS • @NWAMICHAELW Fort Smith Northside's Aahliyah Jackson (1) drives to the hoop Friday, February 5, 2016 during their game against Fayetteville at Fayetteville High School.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS • @NWAMICHAELW
Fort Smith Northside's Aahliyah Jackson (1) drives to the hoop Friday, February 5, 2016 during their game against Fayetteville at Fayetteville High School.


Here is the complete list of the 7A-West’s all-state, all-conference and all-star candidates along with conference player and coach of the year awards for girls basketball.

The selections were made by league … Continue Reading ››

7A-West Boys Basketball Awards

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MELISSA SUE GERRITS - 03/05/16 - Van Buren's Bentonville's Malik Monk edges past Van Buren's Hayden Salisbury during their tournament game at Cabot High School March 5, 2016.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MELISSA SUE GERRITS - 03/05/16 - Van Buren's Bentonville's Malik Monk edges past Van Buren's Hayden Salisbury during their tournament game at Cabot High School March 5, 2016.


Here is the complete list of the 7A-West’s all-state, all-conference and all-defense selections along with conference player and coach of the year awards for boys basketball.

The selections were made by … Continue Reading ››

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