Springdale High junior quarterback Fuller Chandler will be counted on to make plays in his second year as a starter.
Chandler threw for 1,110 yards and 12 touchdowns as a rare sophomore starter in the 7A-West last year and will be relied on more both throwing the ball and running this fall. He also plays basketball and baseball for Springdale.
Check out a feature on Chandler in the NWA Media football preview tab in Sunday’s papers.
The new cast in the Rogers High triple option offense got off to a good start Monday. In a two-quarter scrimmage against Little Rock Central, the Mounties, who are replacing all 11 starters on offense, rushed 30 times for 178 yards.
Fullback Bryan Grigsby led the way with 90 yards on 18 carries. He had a 24-yard run. Quarterback Cole Evans had 7 carries for 61 yards, which is 8.7 yards a carry. Evans scored the only touchdown on an 11-yard run.
"We drove about 65 yards and scored," said Rogers coach Shawn Flannigan. "Once Grigsby got going, he ran really, really … Continue Reading ››
Here are the highlights of Bentonville's football scrimmage Saturday night during the annual Tiger Pride Celebration at Tiger Stadium.
• Junior quarterback Kasey Ford was 4-of-8 passing for 99 yards with one touchdown and one interception. He connected on a 40-yard pass to Ben Barron, whose made a spectacular diving catch on the play, and a 36-yard touchdown strike to Cody Scroggins on his final attempt.
• Senior tailback Dylan Smith had only two carries, but he bolted for 31 yards the first time he touched the ball. He finished with 37 yards to lead the rushing attack as 12 different players … Continue Reading ››
The Sentinel-Record/Mara Kuhn Fountain Lake’s Marco Martinez (4) runs the ball as Dilan Holcomb (54) blocks and Chris Tobin defends during the Cobras’ annual Purple and Gold game Friday on Allen Tiller Field at Beckham Memorial Stadium. The … Continue Reading ››
Bentonville got off on the right foot by cruising to wins over Rogers Heritage and Shiloh Christian at the fifth annual Volley for Cancer scrimmage on Thursday evening at Tiger Arena.
The Lady Tigers, who finished second in Class 7 a year ago, won a tight first set 25-21 against 7A-West Conference foe Heritage, but cruised 25-10 in the second. They broke away from 4A Shiloh Christian early to win 25-13, 25-13.
Lady Tigers coach Michelle Smith was pleased with the play of several individuals, but junior outside hitter Sadie Pate definitely stood out.