Pick’Em Poll — Week 8

Standings Jimmy Carter: 85-20 overall, 12-3 last week

Chip Souza: 78-27 overall, 11-4 last week

Paul Nielsen: 76-29 overall, 12-3 last week

Henry Apple: 74-31 overall, 10-5 last week

Rick Fires: 72-33 overall, 11-4 last week

Vernon Tarver: 71-34 overall, 10-5 last week

Graham Thomas: 70-35 overall, 9-6 last week

Andrew Hutchinson: 64-41 overall, 8-7 last week

Paul Boyd: 62-43 overall, 9-6 last week

WEEK 8 GAMES Bentonville (6-1) at Rogers High (1-6) CONSENSUS: Bentonville (9-0)

Rogers Heritage (0-7) at Fayetteville (6-1) CONSENSUS: Fayetteville (9-0)

Springdale Har-Ber (6-1) at Fort Smith Southside (4-3) CONSENSUS: Har-Ber (9-0)

Fort Smith Northside (3-4) at Springdale High (1-6) CONSENSUS: FS Northside (9-0)

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Fayetteville Midweek Notes


Frank Broyles, Houston Nutt and I'm sure countless other football coaches had an old saying around college football season... They remember November.

As far the high school season goes, Fayetteville coach Daryl Patton is switching up the month when he talks to his team this week following a tough, 47-43 loss at Springdale Har-Ber. But the overall message is the same.

"When we got together and talked at the beginning of the year and talked about our goals, our goal was to be playing in December, and winning in … Continue Reading ››

Rogers High Midweek Report

The injuries continue to mount for Rogers High as the Mounties prepare for Friday's game against Bentonville.

Starting quarterback Joseph Sultemeier and backup quarterback Max Horton will both miss Friday's game with ankle injuries.

Horton, who also starts at linebacker, could return for next week's game against Fayetteville while Sultemeier probably won't return until the regular season finale at Springdale High.

"We are just day-to-day with both them," said Mounties coach Shawn Flannigan.

Slot back Malacio Freeland (collarbone) will also miss Friday's home game.

"Hopefully, he will be back for Springdale," Flannigan said The news isn't any better on the defensive side of the football … Continue Reading ››

LR Catholic Wins 7A Boys Tennis Title

BENTONVILLE — Little Rock Catholic was perfect Tuesday afternoon.

The Catholic freshmen doubles team of Henry Nolan and Stephen Weeks needed just 38 minutes to win the Class 7A doubles tennis championship and give the Rockets the points needed to win the Class 7A team championship.

Then just several minutes later, Parker Stearns completed the Catholic sweep by winning the singles championship in straight sets.

Catholic, which was tied for second place entering the day with four points, finished with 14 points. Fayetteville finished in second with seven points while Rogers High took third place with five points.

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