Tale of the Tape: Fayetteville vs. Springdale Har-Ber

The game we've been waiting for all season is finally here. For the second consecutive season, Springdale Har-Ber will host Fayetteville, the defending 7A state champions. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Wildcat Stadium. The Purple'Dogs are under new leadership in coach Bill Blankenship, but the program hasn't seemed to miss a beat. The talent is evident, starting with quarterback and Wake Forest commit Taylor Powell and Under Armour All-American Akial Byers, who will soon play along the defensive line for Alabama's Nick Saban. Meanwhile, Har-Ber has controlled the 7A-West to this point. The Wildcats defense, led by defensive coordinator Keith … Continue Reading ››

Week 8 Pick’Em Poll

Week 8 Games Fayetteville at Springdale Har-Ber Rogers High at Bentonville Springdale High at Van Buren Bentonville West at Rogers Heritage North Little Rock at Fort Smith Northside Farmington at Maumelle Harrison at Alma Pottsville at Ozark Greenland at Green Forest Western Yell County at Decatur Arkansas at Auburn Ole Miss at LSU Mississippi State at Kentucky Minnesota at Philadelphia Seattle at Arizona PICK ‘EM POLL Standings Graham Thomas: 74-31 overall, 10-5 last week Paul Boyd: 71-34 overall, 13-2 last week Rick Fires: 70-35 overall, 9-6 last week Henry Apple: 68-37 overall, 10-5 last week Vernon Tarver: 65-40 overall, 12-3 last week Chip Souza: 64-41 overall, 11-4 last week Scottie Bordelon: 64-41 overall, 10-5 last week Mike Capshaw: 59-46 overall, 9-6 last week Continue Reading ››

Prep Rally #14

Prep Rally #14 Gives our player of hte week. We takes a look at this Friday night's games with a close look at the Har-Ber vs Fayetteville rivalry. We open with quick look at one local Har-Ber student's rivalry week video. We also give a shout out to some local athletes who competed in the state tennis championship earlier this week.  

Prep Report Class 5A and Below Week 8

passing-leaders rushing-leaders receiving-leaders tackles-leaders       FARMINGTON Cards Look To Stay in Playoff Hunt Farmington has yet to consecutive games, but a victory at Maumelle on Friday would keep the Cardinals in the 5A-West playoff picture. “This is our fourth homecoming in a row, so we’re seeing a lot of queens crowned,” said Farmington coach Mike Adams. The Cardinals rushed for 304 yards to spoil Vilonia’s … Continue Reading ››

NWA Football Report – Week 8

Fayetteville Purple'Dogs must clean up mistakes with Wildcats up next

In recent weeks, Fayetteville (6-1, 3-1 7A-West) has reeled off strong performances on offense in wins against Bentonville West, Rogers High and Rogers Heritage.

Not only has quarterback Taylor Powell and his slew of receivers continued to make things difficult on opposing defenses, but the Bulldogs' rushing attack led by Terrance Rock has also picked up the pace.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS • @NWAMICHAELW Fayetteville High receiver Terrance Rock slips past Heritage defender David Zamora as he runs for a touchdown in the first half … <a href=Continue Reading ››

Class 7A Volleyball Standings (Final)

The conference season was completed tonight and the seeds are now set for the Class 7A State Volleyball Tournament next week at Springdale High School. 7A-Central seeds - Conway 1, North Little Rock 2, FS Southside 3, FS Northside 4, LR Mount St. Mary 5, Cabot 6. 7A-West seeds - Fayetteville 1, Springdale Har-Ber 2, Bentonville 3, Rogers 4, Van Buren 5, Bentonville West 5. 2016-10-18-7a-volleyball-standings

NWA Volleyball Report Week No. 9

volleyball-standings Rogers High Lady Mounties in line for No. 4 seed Rogers High has sewed up the No. 4 seed out of the 7A-West in Class 7A state tournament no matter what happens in Tuesday's league finale at Springdale High. But Rogers (22-12, 7-6 7A-West) will be looking to finish league play on a roll against the Lady Red'Dogs, who are still vying for the final state tournament spot. br> The Lady Mounties rode a strong service game to a 3-0 win over Bentonville West on Thursday, after getting swept in three close sets … Continue Reading ››

ARPreps.com’s Tweets of the Week: Oct. 9-15

Welcome to the debut of ARPreps.com’s Tweets of the Week.

Each Monday, we’ll comb through tweets and compile a list with screen captures of dozens of tweets. We’ll try to find the best — and by that we mean the most interesting, intriguing, and, sometimes, enlightening — tweets from coaches and players around Northwest Arkansas.

Tweets posted here will be 100 percent positive and is strictly for entertainment purposes only. However, Twitter can be a solid source for actual news, such as tweets about players making college visits, receiving scholarship offers or making verbal commitments. Because so much goes unreported — unless a … Continue Reading ››

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