Har-Ber’s Hannon Earns POTW Honors

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Luke Hannon of Springdale Har-Ber holds up a football Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, after making a touchdown catch at the close of the first half of play against Fayetteville at Wildcat Stadium in Springdale. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see more photographs from the game. NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE
Luke Hannon of Springdale Har-Ber holds up a football Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, after making a touchdown catch at the close of the first half of play against Fayetteville at Wildcat Stadium in Springdale. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see more photographs … Continue Reading ››

Fayetteville By The Numbers

0 - Times Fayetteville has been able to win back-to-back games vs. Springdale Har-Ber in the series with the Wildcats

56.1 - Fayetteville season scoring average through seven games.

275 - Combined rushing yards for Fayetteville running backs Luke Rapert and Javontae Smith, on 31 carries, in the 47-43 loss at Har-Ber.

560 - Yards allowed by the Bulldogs' defense against Springdale Har-Ber on Friday.

2009 - The last and only year Fayetteville suffered a loss to Rogers Heritage, this week's opponent.

Rogers Heritage FB By The Numbers

Here are a few figures from Heritage's 20-0 loss to Fort Smith Southside on Friday:
16 — tackles by senior defensive back Peyton Stewart, including 11 solos, to take over team lead.
13 — tackles by senior linebacker Garrett Sheetz, including 12 solos.
10 — Quarters Heritage has now gone without a touchdown.
74 — Rushing yards for Heritage, second lowest total this season.
3 — Turnovers forced by the War Eagles defense.
156 — Yards of total offense for the War Eagles.
2.47 — Average yards on first down by Heritage.
388 — Total offense by Fort Smith Southside, a season high yielded by Heritage.
67 — Plays by Southside, … Continue Reading ››

SPRINGDALE HAR-BER BY THE NUMBERS

318 — Yards rushing by Luke Hannon, who scored five touchdowns 47-43 victory over Fayetteville

275 — Combined yards rushing by Fayetteville tailbacks Luke Rapert and Javontae Smith against Har-Ber

7 — Tackles by Brady Patrick, who led the Wildcats against Fayetteville

6 — Consecutive wins by Har-Ber since season-opener defeat to Webb City, Mo.

4 — Times Fayetteville was called for off-sides in the first half against Har-Ber
2 — Interceptions thrown by Fuller Chandler, who had only two entering the Fayetteville game

Springdale Football By The Numbers

NWA Democrat-Gazette/BEN GOFF @NWABENGOFF Logan Darby (9), Bentonville defensive back, chases down Kyler Williams, Springdale wide receiver, in the first quarter on Friday Oct. 16, 2015 during the game in Bentonville's Tiger Stadium.
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Logan Darby (9), Bentonville defensive back, chases down Kyler Williams, Springdale wide receiver, in the first quarter on Friday Oct. 16, 2015 during the game in Bentonville's Tiger Stadium.


Here is a by-the-numbers look at Springdale after a 28-3 loss at Bentonville on Friday.

2009 — Was the last time Springdale held Bentonville to … Continue Reading ››

Fort Smith Southside 20, Rogers Heritage 0 – A look back.

The Rogers Heritage defense got some early momentum and forced three Fort Smith Southside turnovers, but the War Eagles lost three more players to injury and fell 20-0 to the Rebels on Friday night. Heritage coach Perry Escalante his team, which dropped to 0-7 and 0-4 7A-West Conference, is struggling physically. "We're just physically beat up," Escalante said. "We had three more starters go down. That's up over 20-plus kids injured. I'm hoping we get some of those back. But golly, we're just beat to a pulp. We're running out of people." In addition, Heritage finishes the season with the top three teams … Continue Reading ››

Bentonville 28, Springdale High 3 — Another look

Bentonville's defense had seen enough Friday night.
Springdale High's offense had driven 55 yards to get a field goal just before halftime, then tried to seize more momentum by recovering an onside kick to start the second half. The Bulldogs might have had more, except a holding penalty negated a touchdown pass on the ensuing play.
That's when the Tigers slammed the door. Bentonville's defense allowed only 19 yards after that and also produced points in a 28-3 victory during 7A-West Conference action at Tiger Stadium.
"They have a really special receiver over there in number 3 (Kyler Williams)," Bentonville … Continue Reading ››

LOOKING BACK: SPRINGDALE HAR-BER 47, FAYETTEVILLE 43

SPRINGDALE — A fan was overheard saying in the finals seconds Friday that Springdale Har-Ber would settle for a field goal and send the game into overtime against Fayetteville.

Not on this night. Not against this opponent.

Har-Ber went for the win and got it when Fuller Chandler found Trey Smith in the end zone for a 6-yard touchdown pass with six seconds remaining. The 47-43 win was just the latest in a series of exciting finishes between Fayetteville and Har-Ber, who began Friday ranked No. 1 and 2 in Class 7A.

“We weren’t going to do a field goal,” Har-Ber coach Chris … Continue Reading ››

A Look Back: FS Northside 30, Rogers High 9

FORT SMITH — Another rash of injuries and the play of Fort Smith Northside quarterback Max Frazier was too much for Rogers High to overcome Friday night in a 30-9 loss to the Grizzlies in a 7A-West Conference game.

Rogers quarterback Max Horton, who was starting for injured regular starting quarterback Joseph Sultemeier, and slot back Malacio Freeland both went down with injuries in the second quarter and did not return. Freeland suffered a shoulder injury while Horton suffered an ankle injury.

The Mounties were also without leading tackler in linebacker Gary Fredrick (hand) and fullback Sage White (foot). White had season-ending … Continue Reading ››

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