Rogers High-Van Buren recap plus full box

ROGERS — Rogers High used a stout second-half defense and opportunistic offense to take a 26-7 7A-West Conference win over Van Buren on Friday night.<br><br> The Mounties (5-2, 2-2 7A-West) allowed just three first downs in the final two quarters, including one in the final minute, and scored 17 second-half points, all off Pointer miscues to pull away for the win.<br><br> Senior running back Jeb Brain rushed for 166 yards on 21 carries and two touchdowns, including an 84-yard touchdown run. scoring statsContinue Reading ››

Box Score — Springdale Har-Ber 45, Bentonville West 0

BENTONVILLE — Payton Copher threw for three touchdown passes in the first half, and Springdale Har-Ber's defense turned two Bentonville West turnovers into touchdowns for a 45-0 victory during 7A-West Conference football action at Tiger Stadium.

The win sets the stage for next week's big league battle against Fayetteville. A win could give Har-Ber (6-1, 3-0) a huge step toward a second straight conference title, while a loss to the Bulldogs could lead to a three-way tie with Bentonville High.

Copher threw for a pair of scores on fourth-down plays — a 47-yard touchdown pass to Matt Thomas in the first quarter, … Continue Reading ››

Box Score: Bentonville 38, Springdale 0

SPRINGDALE – Bentonville struggled to move the ball in the first half against an energized Springdale defense. The Tigers, though, carried a 10-0 lead into the half.

And after the break, it was all Bentonville, scoring 21 in the third to run away from the Red'Dogs and hand them their third consecutive loss. WR Kam'Ron Mays-Hunt led the Tigers with eight catches for 86 yards and a touchdown in the third quarter to pull Bentonville's offense out of a funk.

Running backs Jacob Clark and Easton Miller handled it the rest of the way, rushing for four scores and totaling 152 yards … Continue Reading ››


Week 7 Games Bentonville High at Springdale High Rogers Heritage at Fayetteville Springdale Har-Ber at Bentonville West Van Buren at Rogers High Bryant at Fort Smith Southside Fort Smith Northside at Conway Harrison at Greenbrier Pea Ridge at Prairie Grove Lincoln at Huntsville Danville at Hackett Ole Miss at Arkansas Alabama at Tennessee West Virginia at Texas Tech Baltimore at NY Giants Kansas City at Oakland PICK ‘EM POLL Standings Graham Thomas: 64-26 overall, 9-6 last week Rick Fires: 61-29 overall, 10-5 last week Henry Apple: 58-32 overall, 8-7 last week Paul Boyd: 58-32 overall, 9-6 last week Scottie Bordelon: 54-36 overall, 9-6 last week Vernon Tarver: 53-37 overall, 6-9 last week Chip Souza: 53-37 overall, 6-9 last week Mike Capshaw: 50-40 overall, 8-7 last … Continue Reading ››

Prep Report Class 5A and Below Week 7

stat-leaders-1 stat-leaders-2 PEA RIDGE Blackhawks Ready For Showdown

Pea Ridge is eager for the challenge Friday in a battle of unbeaten teams teams at Prairie Grove. Both teams are 6-0 and co-leaders in the 4A-1 Conference.

“Prairie Grove is really, really good, but we’re proud of the way we’ve played as well,” Pea Ridge coach Stephen Neal said. “This is what what high football is all about. Two real good teams going at each other.”

Pea Ridge (6-0, 3-0) was able to overcome a … Continue Reading ››

NWA Football Report — Week 7

Bentonville West Playoff talk begins to mount

Bentonville West — a team with no seniors — now has two more wins than many people expected the team to have in its inaugural season after a wild 42-40 win last week over Springdale High.

The Wolverines may have something else in the near future: a playoff berth. There are still four games remaining in the regular season, but talk has begun as West (2-4, 2-1) sits above four teams in the 7A-West standings and six teams advance to postseason play.

"I think that's a crazy thing for me to realize," West coach Bryan Pratt said. … Continue Reading ››

Week 6 Athlete of the Week: Will Jarrett

Bentonville West, a team some wrote off this season because it has no seniors on its roster, is 2-1 in 7A-West play after a 42-40 win against Springdale High on Friday.

Sophomore quarterback Will Jarrett is the Athlete of the Week after completing 21 of 29 passes for 332 yards and four touchdowns and also rushing for a touchdown in the first-year program’s second victory. The Wolverines’ only other touchdown was 99-yard interception return by junior Jason Gloeckler.

A close second for Athlete of the Week honors was Prairie Grove’s Zeke Laird, who was 12-of-17 passing for 270 yards and a … Continue Reading ››

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