Preview: Marshall at Greenland

Previewing Marshall at Greenland.

Jonathan Ramey Memorial Field

RECORDS Marshall 1-5, 0-3 3A-1 Conference; Greenland 6-0, 3-0

BETWEEN THE LINES Greenland is off to its best start since beginning the 2008 season 6-0 and will surpass that team with a win tonight. The 2008 team lost its next two games and finished 7-4. … Greenland has outscored opponents 112-0 in conference wins, while Marshall has been outscored 105-34. … Greenland has beaten Marshall by a combined 69 points the last two seasons, including a 41-6 road win a year ago. … Greenland senior QB Cole Self has thrown for 934 yards and 13 … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Fayetteville at Springdale Har-Ber

Fayetteville's Luke Rapert (left) and Har-Ber's Luke Hannon.

Previewing Fayetteville at Springdale Har-Ber.

Wildcat Stadium

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Fayetteville, 6-0, 3-0 7A-West. Har-Ber 5-1, 3-0 7A-West

ON THE AIR KQSM-FM 92.1. Har-Ber fans can watch via the free Har-Ber NIAAA app or on the Springdale Public Schools YouTube channel.

BETWEEN THE LINES Fayetteville seeks its first 7-0 start since 2013 and just its third such start since 2003, when Daryl Patton took over as coach. … The Bulldogs are 0-4 against Springdale Har-Ber in games played at … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Little Rock Catholic at Siloam Springs

Previewing Little Rock Catholic at Siloam Springs

Panther Stadium

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Little Rock Catholic 2-4, 1-2 7A/6A-Central. Siloam Springs 4-2, 1-2.

ON THE AIR Broadcast is live-streamed at

BETWEEN THE LINES The Panthers snapped a two-game losing streak last week with a 26-24 win at Van Buren. … The Panthers rushed for 216 yards, including a career-high 164 yards from senior running back Ricky Hughes. Hughes leads the 7A/6A-Central Conference with 633 rushing yards. … Siloam Springs senior quarterback Jordan Norberg leads the league in both completions and attempts, having completed 87 of 145 passes (60 percent) for 942 yards, four touchdowns … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Springdale at Bentonville

Springdale's Kyler Williams (left) and Bentonville's Clay Barganier.
Springdale's Kyler Williams (left) and Bentonville's Clay Barganier.

Previewing Springdale at Bentonville.

Tiger Stadium

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Springdale 1-5, 1-2 7A-West. Bentonville 5-1, 2-1.

ON THE AIR Springdale — via the free Har-Ber NIAAA app or on the Springdale Public Schools YouTube channel. Bentonville —

BETWEEN THE LINES It’s been all Bentonville in recent meetings as the Tigers have won the last eight games, four of them by shutouts. The last Springdale win was a 31-28 decision in 2006. … Tigers QB Kasey Ford needs … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Rogers at Fort Smith Northside

Rogers' Christian Brummett (left) and Northside's Kiondre Thomas.
Rogers' Christian Brummett (left) and Northside's Kiondre Thomas.

Previewing Rogers at Fort Smith Northside.

Mayo-Thompson Field

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Rogers 1-5, 1-2 7A-West. Northside 2-4, 1-2.

ON THE AIR KURM-AM-790 and the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Game of the Week is livestreamed at nwadg.comc and on Channel 34 in Northwest Arkansas.

BETWEEN THE LINES Northside is averaging 215 yards rushing per game, but averaging barely over 100 yards per game passing. … Rogers starting quarterback Joseph Sultemeier will likely miss tonight’s game with an ankle injury. … … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Prairie Grove at Pea Ridge

Previewing Prairie Grove at Pea Ridge.

Blackhawk Stadium

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Prairie Grove 5-1, 3-0 4A-1 Conference; Pea Ridge is 5-1, 2-1.

ON THE AIR The game is livestreamed at

BETWEEN THE LINES Tigers TE Dylan Soehner could be a huge factor in the game. The 6-foot-7 senior poses a matchup problem with his size and athletic ability and has six touchdown catches this season, including a 45-yard scoring reception last week in the Tigers’ 62-33 win against Shiloh Christian. … Prairie Grove had 509 yards of offense against the Saints, including 334 yards on the ground. … Pea Ridge entered last week’s … Continue Reading ››

Pick ‘Em Poll — Week 7


Jimmy Carter: 73-17 overall, 11-4 last week

Chip Souza: 67-23 overall, 9-6 last week

Henry Apple: 64-26 overall, 10-5 last week

Paul Nielsen: 64-26 overall, 8-7 last week

Rick Fires: 61-29 overall, 9-6 last week

Graham Thomas: 61-29 overall, 8-7 last week

Vernon Tarver: 61-29 overall, 6-9 last week

Andrew Hutchinson: 56-34 overall, 8-7 last week

Paul Boyd: 53-37 overall, 9-6 last week

Fayetteville (6-0) at Springdale Har-Ber (5-1) CONSENSUS: Fayetteville (8-1)

Jimmy Carter: Fayetteville

Chip Souza: Fayetteville

Henry Apple: Fayetteville

Paul Nielsen: Fayetteville

Rick Fires: Fayetteville

Graham Thomas: Fayetteville

Vernon Tarver: Springdale Har-Ber

Andrew Hutchinson: Fayetteville

Paul Boyd: Fayetteville

Springdale High (1-5) at Bentonville (5-1) CONSENSUS: Bentonville (9-0)

Rogers High (1-5) at Fort … Continue Reading ››

All Fayetteville Team (Patton Era)


Sat down with Daryl Patton Wednesday to preview the big Fayetteville at Springdale Har-Ber game and before I left he posed a question...

"Have you ever thought about an all-Fayetteville Bulldog team?"

Some fellow coaches posed the question to Patton, and for fun, he went to work....

Patton put together his best list of an all-Purple'Dog team made up of a 1st-team offense, 1st-team defense and 1st team special teams in the last 15 years (with any player who entered the program in 2000). This pretty much covers the Daryl Patton … Continue Reading ››

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