recently diagnosed with a form of cancer. What type of cancer has not been disclosed at this time while he is undergoing treatment, according to Rachel Wacaser in an email. Christina Slinker, a family friend, has established a Go Fund Me account for White and his family. She hopes to raise … Continue Reading ››
Fayetteville beat Springdale Har-Ber 38-14 to win the Southwest Elite 7on7 Showcase on Saturday, wrapping up a solid showing for the 7A-West over the two-day event.
The conference had both championship-game representatives out of a 32-team field which also featured programs from Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, Illinois and Indiana. Rogers Heritage also came within a game of advancing to the winner’s … Continue Reading ››
The Southwest Elite 7on7 Showcase is back in Springdale for the seventh consecutive year beginning Friday and will feature 32 teams from Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Indiana, Kansas and Illinois.
Here is when and where the 7A-West teams will play during pool play Friday. Field locations are shown … Continue Reading ››
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Here is a look at those players and where they are signed to play college baseball.
Cody Davenport - OF/RHP - Fayetteville - Signed with UCA
Blaine Knight - RHP - Bryant - Signed with Arkansas
Andy Pagnozzi - RHP - Fayetteville - Signed with Ole Miss (Also drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 36th round, No. 1,067 overall)
Drew Tipton - OF - Bryant - Signed with Arkansas State
Softball standout Maegan Kelley inked with North Arkansas College, while the baseball trio of Trevor Beadle, Austin Solberg and Zach Stith signed with Ecclesia College.
“I think all three kids got significantly better in a short amount of time,” Springdale baseball coach Shohn Doty said. “I saw a ton of growth in a year. I really believe (Ecclesia) coach (Derrion) Hardie did a great job of recognizing these guys aren't what they're going to be even another year from now.”
Beadle was a three-year starter for the Bulldogs, catching every inning of his … Continue Reading ››
There is a lot of mystery that could surround the thought of mixing the state's Class 4A and 3A schools placing them into districts, the result of Proposal No. 4 being passed during the Arkansas Activities Association's annual meeting with the governing body.
The thought behind this was to cut down on travel, and the only … Continue Reading ››
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Bentonville standout Malik Monk is among 24 high school and college players to earn invitations to the US Basketball U19 World Championship Team men's training camp. Monk, a 6-foot-4 rising senior guard, will head to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs for the camp, which runs from June 12-26 and is used to determine the 12-man roster for the United States' U19 team. There will be two days with two practices each day once training camp begins before the team roster will be announced. More on this story will be in … Continue Reading ››