Preview: Northside at Springdale

Northside's Kiondre Thomas (left) and Springdale's Kyler Williams.
Northside's Kiondre Thomas (left) and Springdale's Kyler Williams.


Previewing Fort Smith Northside at Springdale High.

Jarrell Williams Bulldog Stadium

RECORDS Northside 3-4, 2-2 7A-West; Springdale 1-6, 1-3

ON THE AIR Watch via the NIAAA iPhone app or on the Springdale Public Schools YouTube channel.

BETWEEN THE LINES Northside won 55-35 at home last year in the programs’ first meeting since 2011. … Northside junior Max Frazier had the best game by a Northside QB this year in the Grizzlies 30-9 win over Rogers High last week, … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Bentonville at Rogers

Bentonville's Jacob Clark (left) and Rogers' Christian Brummett.
Bentonville's Jacob Clark (left) and Rogers' Christian Brummett.


Previewing Bentonville at Rogers.

Whitey Smith Stadium

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Bentonville 6-1, 3-1 7A-West. Rogers 1-6, 1-3.

ON THE AIR Bentonville — online at www.bentonvillehssports.com. Rogers — KURM-AM 790

BETWEEN THE LINES Bentonville QB Kasey Ford has completed 119 of 168 passes for 1,422 yards and 10 TDs and needs 92 yards to reach the 5,000-yard mark in career passing. … RB Jacob Clark is the Tigers’ leading ground gainer with 719 yards and 10 TDs on 121 … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Siloam Springs at Greenwood

Previewing Siloam Springs at Greenwood.

Smith-Robinson Stadium

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Siloam Springs 4-3, 1-3 7A/6A-Central. Greenwood 7-0, 4-0.

ON THE AIR Broadcast is live-streamed at siloamspringstv.com

BETWEEN THE LINES Siloam Springs suffered its third loss in four games last week with a 31-21 defeat against Little Rock Catholic. … The Panthers were penalized 11 times for 100 yards, their fifth game this season with 10 or more penalties. … Siloam Springs senior quarterback Jordan Norberg has completed 105 of 179 passes for 1,116 yards and six touchdowns. … Panthers senior running back Ricky Hughes has rushed for 698 yards on 122 carries and five … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Heritage at Fayetteville

Heritage's Collin Christian (left) and Fayetteville's Tyson Morris.
Heritage's Collin Christian (left) and Fayetteville's Tyson Morris.


Previewing Rogers Heritage at Fayetteville.

Harmon Stadium

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Rogers Heritage 0-7, 0-4 7A-West. Fayetteville 6-1, 3-1.

ON THE AIR Rogers Heritage — KHEL-FM-97.3; Fayetteville — KQSM-FM 92.1

BETWEEN THE LINES Heritage has struggled offensively, going 10 consecutive quarters without a touchdown. … The War Eagles have been riddled with injuries and will be without top receiver Collin Christian because of a concussion. … In addition to the injury problems, starting offensive lineman D.J. Borman will also … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Har-Ber at Southside

Har-Ber's Fuller Chandler (left) and Southside's Cooper Johnson.
Har-Ber's Fuller Chandler (left) and Southside's Cooper Johnson.


Previewing Springdale Har-Ber at Fort Smith Southside.

Jim Rowland Stadium

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Har-Ber 6-1, 4-0 7A-West. Southside 4-3, 2-2.

ON THE AIR Watch via the free Har-Ber NIAAA app or on the Springdale Public Schools YouTube channel.

BETWEEN THE LINES Har-Ber will open at home next year against Southside in a nonconference game. The Wildcats will also face Fort Smith Northside and Jenks, Okla., in nonconference action. … Har-Ber has won six consecutive, including back-to-back wins over … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Elkins at West Fork

Previewing Elkins at West Fork.

Tiger Stadium

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Elkins 4-3, 4-0 3A-1 Conference. West Fork 4-3, 4-0 3A-1.

ON THE AIR None.

BETWEEN THE LINES Both teams are undefeated in the 3A-1 and are tied with Greenland for the league lead. … Both teams are still in line for hosting at least one playoff game in the Class AAA playoffs and the winner of tonight’s game will secure at least one of the top three seeds from the 3A-1. … West Fork’s defense has forced 11 turnovers in four conference games. … Tigers quarterback Colton Wise has thrown for 678 yards and … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Gravette at Huntsville

Previewing Gravette at Huntsville.

Eagle Stadium

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Gravette 5-2, 3-1 4A-1 Conference. Huntsville 3-4, 1-3.

ON THE AIR None.

BETWEEN THE LINES It’s been all Gravette in this series since 2001 as the Lions have won all six meetings, including a 21-0 decision last year in Gravette. … Senior RB Jordan Burnett has surpassed 100 yards rushing in six of Gravette’s seven games and needs 162 yards to reach the 1,000-yard mark this season. … Senior QB Bryce Moorman has completed 73 of 113 passes for 1,094 yards and 18 TDs, with his favorite target being Jackson Soulé (28 receptions, 380 yards, … Continue Reading ››

Pick’Em Poll — Week 8

Standings Jimmy Carter: 85-20 overall, 12-3 last week

Chip Souza: 78-27 overall, 11-4 last week

Paul Nielsen: 76-29 overall, 12-3 last week

Henry Apple: 74-31 overall, 10-5 last week

Rick Fires: 72-33 overall, 11-4 last week

Vernon Tarver: 71-34 overall, 10-5 last week

Graham Thomas: 70-35 overall, 9-6 last week

Andrew Hutchinson: 64-41 overall, 8-7 last week

Paul Boyd: 62-43 overall, 9-6 last week

WEEK 8 GAMES Bentonville (6-1) at Rogers High (1-6) CONSENSUS: Bentonville (9-0)

Rogers Heritage (0-7) at Fayetteville (6-1) CONSENSUS: Fayetteville (9-0)

Springdale Har-Ber (6-1) at Fort Smith Southside (4-3) CONSENSUS: Har-Ber (9-0)

Fort Smith Northside (3-4) at Springdale High (1-6) CONSENSUS: FS Northside (9-0)

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Fayetteville Midweek Notes

AN FBH-FAY SCRIMMAGE 8-26

Frank Broyles, Houston Nutt and I'm sure countless other football coaches had an old saying around college football season... They remember November.

As far the high school season goes, Fayetteville coach Daryl Patton is switching up the month when he talks to his team this week following a tough, 47-43 loss at Springdale Har-Ber. But the overall message is the same.

"When we got together and talked at the beginning of the year and talked about our goals, our goal was to be playing in December, and winning in … Continue Reading ››

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