Be sure to check out NWADG reporter Scottie Bordelon's analysis on Springdale's performance.
SPRINGDALE — Zak Clark didn’t see the 2010 Shiloh Christian team that won its third consecutive state championship behind quarterback Kiehl Frazier. And despite the Springdale High coach’s Bulldogs beating Shiloh Christian 20-7 during the varsity portion of a benefit game on Tuesday night, Clark had high praise for this year’s version of the Saints.
“I wasn’t around for their last state championship run … but it’s the best Shiloh team that I’ve seen,” Clark said.
Specifically, Clark was impressed by senior quarterback Connor Reece and senior … Continue Reading ››
Although it was a scrimmage and the final tally wasn't kept on the scoreboard, Springdale defeated Shiloh Christian 20-7 during the varisty portion of a benefit game at Jarrell Williams Bulldog Stadium on Tuesday.
The two teams from the same town but different conferences — the Saints play in the 4A-1 while the Bulldogs are in the 7A-West — ran 85 hurry-up, no-huddle plays during the two quarters both varsity squads were on the field.
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Shiloh Christian’s Blue/Gold Game on Friday was about “the fans, as much as anything,” but Saints coach Jeff Conaway still viewed it as a chance to improve.
“We’ve been going up against the same offense and same defense for two weeks, so we were just kind of showing things off,” Conaway said. “That’s what tonight was for. We’ll evaluate the film and we’ll make some corrections and get better, but we’re not going to go over the top on this one.”
For the most part, it was “ones vs. ones” with the first team offense going up … Continue Reading ››
This is by no means a comprehensive list of scenarios. Instead, it is a look at who has clinched berth and what are the likely scenarios going into this week’s final games.
CLASS 7A WEST – Springdale Har-Ber is the 1 seed. Fayetteville and Bentonville will play for the 2-3 seeds. Northside and Southside meet for the 4-5 seeds. Springdale and Rogers plays a win-or-go home game for the sixth and final seed.
EAST – Cabot is the top seed. North Little Rock is the 2 seed with and win over LR Central making West Memphis the 3 seed. However, should Central … Continue Reading ››
9:54 p.m. -- Thanks for joining me and others on the live blog. Thanks to NWA Media Sports Editor Chip Souza for saying yes to this. It was a blast. Time to head back to Fort Smith and prepare for ACT test monitoring in the morning. Good night.
9:51 p.m. -- A little early but I think it will be safe to predict that Charleston's Ty Storey will be the game's MVP. A well earned choice by the way.
Give this Smackover team credit. They would have made a worthy champion as well. But the difference in the game was Storey. He … Continue Reading ››