Junior Kyler Williams is ready to burst onto the 7A-West scene this fall as one of the conference’s top receivers and playmakers.
The junior will be Springdale’s go-to offensive weapon this year after catching eight passes for 71 yards and a touchdown as a sophomore while playing behind three talented seniors. He had a big … Continue Reading ››
High school football season is getting close to kicking off, which means another year of high-level competition in the 7A-West.
The conference has claimed 10 straight state titles and the league figures to again have multiple contenders this fall. This is a look at the conference’s top players, games and more as September approaches fast. These rankings were made with input from other writers, coaches and players from around the league.
Har-Ber has a chance to make history again Friday when the Wildcats open the season at home against Webb City, Mo., which has won 30 consecutive games.
Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Wildcat Stadium.
The Cardinals (2-0) are ranked No. 1 in Missouri’s Class 4A and No. 19 nationally by USA Today after beating Class 6A Kansas City Rockhurst 49-20 last week. Har-Ber rallied to beat Webb City 42-35 two years ago to end a 91-game regular-season winning streak for the Cardinals, who recovered to win another state championship in Class 4A.
Broc Berus scored four touchdowns, and Shiloh Christian scored 27 unanswered points in the second half to pull away from Charleston and claim a wild victory over during Tuesday’s second game of the Hootens.com Kickoff Week at Reynolds Razorback Stadium.
Charleston, which had its 29-game win streak snapped, had made it a 43-36 game when Jackson Rowland and Mason Wisdom connected with 59-yard touchdown pass with 9 minutes, 36 seconds left in the third quarter before Shiloh Christian blew the game open. Berus, a 6-foot-2, 200-pound junior, scored on runs of 11 and 6 yards, then Jacob Plunkett returned an interception … Continue Reading ››
SPRINGDALE — Desiree Mack first noticed the plaque of program records in the Springdale High volleyball coaches’ office two years ago.
She’s since seen it countless times. And Tuesday, the senior outside hitter earned her place on it by recording a program-record 38 kills to lead the Lady Bulldogs to a 3-2 (25-16, 21-25, 16-25, 25-23, 15-10) home win over defending Class 6A state champion Russellville.
“I’ve been trying to beat it since my sophomore year,” Mack said of Kristen Hilton’s previous record of 29 kills set in 2008.
The record-breaking performance helped the Lady Bulldogs (5-2) overcome a 2-1 deficit to earn … Continue Reading ››