Bentonville 21, Fort Smith Northside 10 — by the numbers

1 — pass receptions by senior Chase Hunter, Bentonville's backup quarterback who is seeing time at receiver this year. 3 — number of fourth-down stops by Bentonville's defense 3 — Bentonville linebackers that also saw time in the Tigers' offensive backfield (Austin Roath, David Nichols, Destyn Adkins) 8 — receptions by Clay Barganier 10 — straight wins by Bentonville over Northside 14 — straight wins for Bentonville, which is the state's second-longest current win streak 27 — yards Nichols ran on his first carry for Bentonville's clinching touchdown 83 — passing yards for quarterback Kasey Ford, his lowest output of the season 222 — Bentonville's … Continue Reading ››

Bentonville 21, Fort Smith Northside 10 — Another Look

FORT SMITH — Bentonville's defense gave the offense plenty of helping hands in the its 21-10 win over Fort Smith Northside, even when the Tigers had the ball Friday night. Inside linebackers David Nichols, Austin Roath and Destyn Adkins all took turns in Bentonville's backfield and carried the ball to help out the Tigers' ground attack at Mayo-Thompson Stadium. "Anytime, for us to be successful, we have to run with the football," Bentonville coach Jody Grant said. "We weren't able to run the football with very much success. We had our moments, but we have to run the ball consistently. "We have a … Continue Reading ››

UPDATE: SHILOH CHRISTIAN 45, HUNTSVILLE 7



Shiloh Christian improved to 2-0 in the 4A-1 Conference after its 45-7 win over Huntsville on Friday in Champions Stadium.

The Saints (3-1, 2-0) led 21-0 at halftime before Huntsville cut the lead to 21-7 on a lengthy march to open the third quarter. The Saints used two big special teams plays, recovering an onside kick and a pooch kick to lead to a pair of scores in the third quarter.

Shiloh Christian will travel to Prairie Grove next week in a key conference game. The Tigers are also 2-0 in the 4A-1 Conference after beating Gravette … Continue Reading ››

Rogers High 28, Rogers Heritage 6

ROGERS — Rogers High kept its postseason hopes alive with a convincing 28-6 victory over Rogers Heritage Friday night. The Mounties (1-4) are 1-1 in the 7A-West with back-to-back trips coming up to Fort Smith Southside and Fort Smith Northside.

Rogers coach Shawn Flannigan said advancing to the postseason for the third time in the last four seasons would mean the Mounties would have to beat the War Eagles. And the Mounties were sharp in doing it.

Rogers rushed for 325 yards as the Mounties ran 59 plays, 54 times keeping the ball on the ground. The Mounties converted 5 of 12 … Continue Reading ››

RAPID REPORT: SHILOH CHRISTIAN 45, HUNTSVILLE 7

Connor Reece fired 4 touchdown passes to Tyler Roth as the Saints rolled to a mercy-rule win.

Shiloh led 21-0 at halftime before Huntsville marched 65 yards to open the third quarter, cutting the deficit to 21-7.

The Saints responded quickly, scoring on the first play after the Huntsville score and adding two more scores after Huntsville special teams mistakes.

Shiloh junior LB Broc Berus was injured late in the game and taken to a local hospital. He was released later Friday night.

Har-Ber Set For Key 2-Week Stretch

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANTHONY REYES • @NWATONYR Luke Hannon Springdale Har-Ber junior, slips past Gavin Schmidt, Springdale senior, in the first quarter Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 on his way to a touchdown at Jarrell Williams Bulldog Stadium in Springdale.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANTHONY REYES • @NWATONYR
Luke Hannon Springdale Har-Ber junior, slips past Gavin Schmidt, Springdale senior, in the first quarter Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 on his way to a touchdown at Jarrell Williams Bulldog Stadium in Springdale.


SPRINGDALE — Rogers’ win over Rogers Heritage on Friday night, coupled with Springdale’s win over Heritage … Continue Reading ››

Fayetteville 67, FS Southside 21 — Rapid Report

Believe it or not, this one had plenty of defense... at least for a while.

Fayetteville forced FS Southside to punt on six of its first seven possessions and dominated the Rebels' strong run game the entire first half to set the tone. But the offenses took over after intermission and FS Southside simply couldn't keep up.

The Purple'Dogs (5-0, 2-0 7A-West) racked up 613 total yards, 333 coming on the ground, with both Luke Rapert and Javontae Smith going for over 100 yards each. Taylor Powell was his usual steady self, completing 25 of 35 for 255 yards and 5 TDs … Continue Reading ››

Har-Ber routs Springdale, stays unbeaten in 7A-West play



SPRINGDALE — It would have been difficult for Fuller Chandler to script a better return to Bulldog Stadium.

The Springdale Har-Ber senior quarterback accounted for 228 total yards and three touchdowns as the Wildcats routed Springdale High 48-10 in Chandler’s return to the school where he started for two seasons.

Chandler and the rest of the Har-Ber starters built a 41-3 lead at halftime and spent the second half on the sideline as the Wildcats (4-1, 2-0 7A-West) rolled to their fourth straight win this season and ninth straight in the series.

“I’ve played here so many times … Continue Reading ››

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