Last week played out perfectly for the Lady Purple’Dogs (16-4, 11-3).
They won three matches in four days to finish runner-up in 7A-West play, thus earning the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye for this week’s state tournament in Fort Smith. They outscored those three opponents 13-1 and posted two shutout last week, bring this season’s shutout total to nine.
Thanks to the bye, Fayetteville gets a full-week off to rest its regulars heading into its opener on Friday at 2 p.m against the winner of a match between Fort Smith Southside, the … Continue Reading ››
The regular season for baseball and softball is done (as are the seeds). Though there are only a handful of makeup games for soccer on Monday, all seemingly play a role in playoffs in both the 7A-Central and 7A-West.
2017-05-06 7A Baseball Standings
Cabot is the one seed. Though Bryant and North Little Rock lost, NLR gets the 2 seed and first-round bye while Bryant is the 3 seed via head-to-head tiebreaker (split, NLR won by 5+, Bryant by 4). Conway is the four seed, Catholic 5 and Southside beat Northside to claim the sixth seed via … Continue Reading ››
at Springdale Har-Ber
Team scores — 1. Bentonville High 107; 2. Springdale Har-Ber 95; 3. Fayetteville 86; 4. Rogers High 69; 5. Conway 59; 6. Bryant 52; 7. North Little Rock 43; 8. Bentonville West 33; 9. Cabot 32.5; 10. Rogers Heritage 19.5; 11. Fort Smith Southside 17; 12. Van Buren 16; 13. Fort Smith Northside 14; 14. Little Rock Central 11; 15. Springdale High 4; 16. Little Rock Catholic 1.
100 — 1. Kennedy Lightner, NLR, 11.14; 2. Jadon Jackson, West, 11.47; 3. Tre Norwood, FS Northside, 11.58; 4. Caleb Christensen, Van Buren, 11.68; 5. Jadyn Loudermilk, Bentonville, 11.94; 6. … Continue Reading ››
The regular season for baseball and softball wrap up on Friday while a handful of makeup games will finish the soccer season on Monday.
Though there a few berths still left to be clinch, there is a lot of seeding left to be decided.
2017-05-03 7A Baseball Standings
Cabot is the one seed. Bryant is the 2 seed with a win over Conway or a North Little Rock loss to Cabot. North Little Rock is the 2 seed with a win and Bryant loss.
Conway is the fourth seed and Catholic is the fifth seed. Northside and Southside will … Continue Reading ››
Bentonville wants to break a trend Thursday — in a good way.
The Lady Tigers (25-1 overall, 12-1 7A-West) have won four conference championships since 2010, and they have achieved each title in even-numbered years. Bentonville can change that trend with a win at Bentonville West.
“That’s what we are going for,” Bentonville coach Kent Early said. “It was one of the goals we had before the season started because we’ve never had a repeat conference champion before. It would … Continue Reading ››
After a few weeks away from the ARPreps.com Tweet of the Week
spotlight, Pea Ridge's Jakota Sainsbury has returned with a bullet.
Sainsbury was a regular tweet of the week winner back when he was throwing touchdown passes for the Blackhawks' 4A state runner-up football team. He even became the first back-to-back tweet of the week winner back on Dec. 12
. did make a few appearances here and there throughout basketball season, but the junior hadn't put out any tweets — that caught our eye anyway — that were worthy of the top spot.
He doesn't play basketball, so perhaps that … Continue Reading ››
With the Arkansas Activities Association released the classification reports for the 2018-20 cycle, the next question on people's minds will be how does this affect the conferences in upcoming years.
Here's one man's shot in the dark on how things will shape up, under the AAA's current classification system. The following alignments are for football only.
No schools moved in or out, so there will be no changes.
Say hello to newcomer Sylvan Hills, and say goodbye to Texarkana.
With this change, I think it will be safe to say that Little Rock Hall will move to the 6A-West and takes Texarkana's … Continue Reading ››
A win over conference leader Springdale Har-Ber had Bentonville in position for one of the 7A-West’s top two spots for the Class 7A state tournament.
The Tigers, however, were knocked out of contention with losses to Springdale and Rogers High and leaves Bentonville (8-5-1, 7-5) trying to regroup over the last week of the regular season.
“The first half against Har-Ber was the best soccer we played all year,” Bentonvile coach Mike Devaney. “But that match made it difficult, emotionally and physically, to do it … Continue Reading ››
The weekend couldn’t have finished any better for Bentonville’s girls.
The Lady Tigers did what they were supposed to do in order to clinch the 7A-West Conference’s top seed for the Class 7A state tournament with a 4-1 victory Friday over Rogers High. But when Springdale Har-Ber claimed a 4-1 victory over Fayetteville that night, it meant Bentonville (17-2, 12-0) had earned an outright conference championship with two matches left to play.
“It’s a good feeling,” Lady Tigers coach Kristina Henry said. “It’s nice not having everything to go down to the … Continue Reading ››