Sophomore Lauren Holmes scored a game-high 21 points as Fayetteville dominated from start to finish in a 70-36 blowout win to finish off a season sweep of Springdale High.
Fayetteville (17-6, 9-1), which clinched a playoff spot earlier in the week, put together a strong performance coming off a loss at Fort Smith Northside and a narrow win against Fort Smith Southside in its previous two games.
Fayetteville’s defense gave Springdale (11-12, 2-8) issues all night, especially senior center Lauren Schuldt, who finished with 13 points … Continue Reading ››
New Springdale High football coach Zak Clark made two big additions to his staff Wednesday.
The Bulldogs hired Fort Smith Southside co-defensive coordinator Leroy Hood as their new defensive coordinator, along with hiring Fayetteville offensive line coach and run-game coordinator Bryant Davis as their co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach.
“Very excited to add two outstanding coaches at SHS,” Clark said Thursday night. “I've known Leroy for a long time and have admired his work ethic and rapport with kids. He's a guy the kids will be excited to play for. He's earned the opportunity to be a DC and we're excited … Continue Reading ››
Bentonville senior golfers Hanna Brauburger and Wade Schaller took top honors Tuesday in the Golf to Paradise—First Tee Champions Challenge in Naples, Fla.
The pair went on to compete in the ACE Group Classic Official Pro-Am Wednesday at TwinEagles Golf Club. Brauburger and Schaller were part of a foursome that won the Pro-Am with an official score of 51. Brauburger also won the Women’s Long Drive competition for the day.
Invited to represent The First Tee of Northwest Arkansas, Brauburger and Schaller competed in the playoff event Monday. … Continue Reading ››
It was only fitting that on the night longtime Huntsville coach Jim Stafford had the court in Charles Berry Gymnasium named after him, that the Eagles locked down the 4A-1's top seed for next week's district tournament.
River Gosvener scored 24 points and kick-started an 11-0 run that helped the Eagles take the lead for good against … Continue Reading ››
Chasidee Owens has taken on an expanded role for Springdale High as a junior, serving as a primary ballhandler and often guarding the opposing team’s best perimeter player.
Owens is averaging 8.9 points, 4.7 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.1 steals per game, all career-highs, this year. She earned all-tournament honors at the Durant (Okla.) Lion Classic in December. She’s made three game-winning shots over the last three years. Her brother, Chris, is a senior all-state guard for the Bulldogs’ boys team.
Here’s a new edition of the 7A-West boys basketball power rankings.
Previous Rank: 1
Record: 13-6; Conference: 7-1
Last Week: W, 72-48 vs Har-Ber; W, 83-58 vs Southside
This Week: at Northside, at Har-Ber
Bentonville will take two giant steps toward locking up the conference title if it wins both games this week. The Tigers beat Northside and Har-Ber by a combined 59 points at home, but both matchups figure to be closer on the road. Still, Bentonville … Continue Reading ››