Springdale Har-Ber 41, Rogers Heritage 0 — A look back.

Springdale Har-Ber football coach Chris Wood didn't have much to say following the Wildcats' 41-0 win over Rogers Heritage in the regular-season finale on Friday night. Wood praised his team for its perfect 7-0 run through the brutal 7A-West Conference. "Coach (Barry) Lunney used to say it's sometimes harder to win the 7A-West than to get to Little Rock and you need to cherish every one," Wood said. "First one in school history where we're outright champs." Har-Ber (9-1) will now get a week to rest thanks to a first-round bye, then get ready for the Conway-Springdale High winner in the quarterfinals. "I told … Continue Reading ››

Bentonville 37, Fayetteville 26 — A Look Back

Bentonville took care of business and flat out took over the game in the final 4 minutes and 19 seconds Friday at Harmon Stadium in its showdown against rival Fayetteville. In a back-and-forth physical slugfest, the Tigers trailed 26-23 after a Jon Fagg field goal put Fayetteville ahead at the 4:19 mark of the 4th quarter. But Bentonville (9-1, 6-1 7A-West) didn't panic. Instead, the run game went to work — with quarterback Kasey Ford chipping in a key third down pass conversion — and the Tigers went on a clock-consuming, 8 play, 72-yard drive capped by David Nichols five-yard TD … Continue Reading ››

Rapid Report — Bentonville 37, Fayetteville 26



Bentonville earned the No. 2 seed from the 7A-West Conference with a 37-26 win at Fayetteville on Friday. The final score didn't tell the whole story as Fayetteville actually held a lead in the game with a little more than one minute to play. But after the Bulldogs kicked a field goal to go ahead 26-23 with 4:19 left, the Tigers took over.

An 8-play, 72-yard drive was capped off by a David Nichols 5-yard run with 1:11 remaining to give Bentonville a 30-26 lead. On the very next Fayetteville play, a screen pass was intercepted … Continue Reading ››

RAPID REPORT: GREENWOOD 56, ALMA 14

Greenwood clinched the conference championship and remained unbeaten with a 56-14 victory over Alma Friday at Airedale Stadium.

The Bulldogs (10-0, 7-0) will received a first round bye while Alma (6-4, 4-3) goes on the road to begin the playoffs.

Quarterback Luke Hales scored on four short touchdown runs for the Bulldogs. Jordan Green scored on a 54-yard run and Grant Morgan added a 15-yard touchdown catch. Greenwood scored 28 consecutive points in the first half to break a 7-7 tie.

Rapid Report: Springdale Har-Ber 41, Rogers Heritage 0

ROGERS — Quarterback Fuller Chandler threw for four touchdowns and ran for another to lead Springdale Har-Ber to a 41-0 win over Rogers Heritage in 7A-West Conference football Friday night at Gates Stadium.
Chamdler threw all four of his touchdown passes in the first half as Har-Ber (9-1, 7-0 7A-West Conference) led 34-0 at halftime.
The 6-foot-1 senior threw a pair of touchdown passes to Trey Smith in the first quarter, then added one to Tyler Blackston and the last one to Callen Cleveland.
He added a 5-yard touchdown run early in the third quarter and finished with 166 yards passing.

Preview: Har-Ber at Heritage

Har-Ber's Trey Smith (left) and Heritage's Collin Christian.
Har-Ber's Trey Smith (left) and Heritage's Collin Christian.


Springdale Har-Ber at Rogers Heritage

Gates Stadium

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Springdale Har-Ber 8-1, 6-0 7A-West; Rogers Heritage 0-9, 0-6.

ON THE AIR Watch via the free Har-Ber NIAAA app or on the Springdale Public Schools YouTube channel; KHEL FM-97.3 also online at www.khel973.com.

BETWEEN THE LINES Har-Ber can earn its first outright conference championship with a win tonight. … The Wildcats have won eight consecutive since opening the season with a 36-26 loss to Webb City, Mo., which … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Bentonville at Fayetteville

Bentonville's Kasey Ford (left) and Fayetteville's Taylor Powell.
Bentonville's Kasey Ford (left) and Fayetteville's Taylor Powell.


Previewing Bentonville at Fayetteville.

Harmon Stadium



KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Bentonville 8-1, 5-1 7A-West; Fayetteville 8-1, 5-1

ON THE AIR Bentonville — online at www.bentonvillehssports.com; Fayetteville — KQSM-FM 92.1.

BETWEEN THE LINES The winner earns the conference’s No. 2 seed and a first-round bye into the Class 7A state playoffs, while the loser will host a first-round game next week. … The two teams could be on a collision course for a rematch in the semifinals, and today’s winner … Continue Reading ››

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