Springdale High senior receiver Zach Burton is hearing from multiple schools with less than a month until National Signing Day.
The 6-foot-1, 180-pounder is receiving interest from Missouri State, Northwest Missouri State, Pitt State, Central Missouri and Hendrix.
“I’m hoping that either Northwest or UCM offer,” Burton said.
He’s visited Northwest Missouri State and plans to visit Central Missouri, Missouri State and Hendrix in the future. All the schools are recruiting him as a receiver after he successfully transitioned to offense after playing safety as a … Continue Reading ››
The following is a list of schools who have made bids to the Arkansas Activities Association to host regional and state tournaments in sports other than football.
The AAA will announce the host sites at 4 p.m. Thursday at its office in North Little Rock.
Region, February 25-28
North: Lincoln, Ozark, Pottsville
South: Mena, Monticello
East: Heber Springs, Highland, Pocahontas, Riverview, Trumann
Region 1: Danville
Region 2: Cedar Ridge, Perryville, Rose Bud
Region 3: Bergman, Manila
Region 4: Centerpoint, Cossatot River, Drew Central, Fordyce, Prescott
North: Buffalo Island Central, Marmaduke, Pangburn, Sloan-Hendrix
South: Gurdon, Parkers Chapel
East: Augusta, Carlisle, Mount Ida
West: Conway Christian, Westside Johnson County
Region 1: Scranton
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Here’s a new edition of the 7A-West boys basketball power rankings.
Previous Rank: 1
Record: 6-3; Conference: 1-0
Last Week: W, 63-47 at Southside
This Week: Northside, Bass Pro Invitational
The Tigers actually trailed Fort Smith Southside on the road at halftime Friday, but won comfortably as Malik Monk scored 21 of his 37 points in the second half. Maybe not the most impressive performance, but Bentonville has proven it can raise its level of play when needed.
Here’s a new edition of the 7A-West girls basketball power rankings.
Previous Rank: 2
Record: 9-5; Conference: 1-0
Last Week: W, 45-42 vs Northside
This Week: at Southside, Springdale
Fayetteville sent a message to the rest of the conference with its home win over Northside, a victory that avenged an earlier 51-42 loss to the Lady Bears. And Fayetteville really hasn’t had a chance to mesh yet, thanks to injuries to talented guards DaShundra Morgan and Sydney … Continue Reading ››
FORT SMITH — Jason McMahan said he spent halftime Friday night reminding Bentonville's boys of what they had said the Tigers needed to do during their 7A-West Conference opener against Fort Smith Southside.
"The pregame speech was them telling me what we needed to do," McMahan said. "So I went back and memorized almost exactly the way they said it, then gave it right back to them at halftime because they didn't do it."
Bentonville got the message this time, then outscored Southside 40-21 over the second half en route to a 63-47 victory over the Rebels.
The Tigers (6-3, 1-0) erased a … Continue Reading ››
Springdale High didn’t stick with its big starting lineup for its 7A-West Conference opener. But coach Heather Hunsucker didn’t need to.
Junior forward Desiree Mack scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds, both tied for game-highs, to lead Springdale to a 42-32 victory over Rogers Heritage on Friday.
The Lady Bulldogs (10-4, 1-0 7A-West) trailed 4-2 early, but led the rest of the way. Springdale’s height took a toll on Heritage as the Lady Bulldogs dominated the paint, outrebounding the Lady War … Continue Reading ››
Chris Owens tied his season-high with 28 points to lead Springdale High to an impressive 53-42 home win over Rogers Heritage in the 7A-West Conference opener Friday.
Owens’ big night keyed Springdale (6-7, 1-0) on offense, while the Bulldogs paired it with one of their best halves on the defensive end in the first. Heritage made just one of its first 20 shots as Springdale built a 21-9 halftime advantage.
Look for full coverage of Clark’s hire in Saturday’s Northwest Arkansas Newspapers.
You played against Springdale, coached here, coached against them. What are your expectations and can you bring it back?
I wouldn’t be here today if I didn’t think you could get it back. I think everything’s in place to get it back. There’s pieces here. Just from watching, the familiarity of playing Springdale and the kids, I know the … Continue Reading ››