RAPID REPORT: SPRINGDALE HAR-BER 49, KC (MO.) ROCKHURST 21

SPRINGDALE — Fuller Chandler threw six touchdown passes Friday to lead Springdale Har-Ber to a 49-21 victory over Kansas City (Mo.) Rockhurst at Wildcat Stadium. Tyler Blackston caught three touchdown passes for the Wildcats (1-1), who led 21-0 after one quarter and 28-7 at halftime. Luke Hannnon caught a 21-yard touchdown pass on fourth down late in the second quarter to increase the Har-Ber lead. Trey Smith caught two touchdown passes from Chandler, who had a 38-yard run and scored on a 1-yard run. A.J. Taylor, who is committed to Wisconsin, scored on a 26-yard run for Rockhurst (1-3). Har-Ber will continue non-conference … Continue Reading ››

Claremore, Okla. 18, Rogers High 7

Keegan Hisey rushed for 142 yards and three touchdowns and Claremore, Okla. intercepted three Rogers High passes in the second half as the Zebras defeated the Mounties 18-7 Friday night.

Rogers took a 7-6 lead in the third quarter on a 51-yard touchdown run by Milacio Freeland but Claremore answered four plays later when Hisey completed a 63-yard drive with a 46-yard touchdown run for a 12-7 lead with 3 minutes, 36 seconds left in the third quarter.

Week 2 Storylines

Week 2 of the high school football season began Thursday, as Fort Smith Northside beat Little Rock Central 35-14 and El Dorado fell to St. Thomas More (La.) 44-14, but there are another 105 games tonight.

Here is a look at some of this week’s biggest storylines.

Second Try at New Stadium

North Little Rock opened its season at its new stadium last week, but lost to Little Rock Catholic 32-25 in overtime. The Charging Wildcats will have another opportunity to pick up their first win at their new home Friday, as they host Fayetteville.

It won’t be an easy task, though, because the … Continue Reading ››

Rogers Heritage-Russellville preview

Rogers Heritage at Russellville

Cyclone Stadium

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Rogers Heritage 1-0. Russellville 0-1.

ON THE AIR KHEL-FM 97.3 or online at www.khel973.com.

BETWEEN THE LINES Russellville junior quarterback Cale Fulsom passed for 259 yards and three touchdowns in the Cyclones’ 35-21 loss to Morrilton. … Much-traveled coach Billy Dawson is in his first season at Russellville and hired former Heritage offensive coordinator Chad Harbison in the same position. …Cyclones junior receiver Ryan Meador caught six passes for 149 yards and two touchdowns against Morrilton. … Both Russellville and Heritage had a punt blocked in their first game, which … Continue Reading ››

VIDEO: SILOAM SPRINGS RICKY HUGHES



GRAHAM THOMAS

SILOAM SPRINGS — Peyton Hillis sees a lot of himself in Siloam Springs senior running back Ricky Hughes.

The similarities certainly aren’t in the physical sense. Hughes’ physical stature — he stands 5-foot-10 and weighs 155 pounds — is not going to be confused with that of Hillis, who is 6-2 and weighs more than 250 pounds and played eight years in the NFL after a standout four-year career at Arkansas.

The likeness is all in Hughes’ attitude and the way he plays football, Hillis said.

“Ricky’s not afraid of a lot,” said Hillis, a volunteer coach … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Siloam Springs at Harrison

Previewing Siloam Springs at Harrison.

F.S. Garrison Stadium, Harrison

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Siloam Springs, 1-0; Harrison, 1-0.

ON THE AIR Game is livestreamed at siloamspringstv.com

BETWEEN THE LINES Siloam Springs christened its new $5.8 million Panther Stadium with an 18-6 win against Rogers in Week 1. … The Panthers scored the stadium’s first points on a safety by Kris Green, and the Siloam Springs’ defense held the Mounties to 78 yards of offense. … Ricky Hughes rushed for 103 yards on 20 carries, while quarterback Jordan Norberg completed 15 of 22 passes for 143 yards. … Senior Aldair Umana kicked three field goals for … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Springdale at Alma

Springdale's Lucky Bannavong (left) and Alma's Heath Friddle.
Springdale's Lucky Bannavong (left) and Alma's Heath Friddle.


Previewing Springdale at Alma.

Airedale Stadium

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Springdale 0-1; Alma 0-1

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

BETWEEN THE LINES Springdale gave up four first quarter touchdowns and allowed nearly 700 yards of offense in a 63-28 loss at Greenwood last week. … Alma led Fort Smith Southside 19-0 late in the first half of its Sept. 1 season opener, but allowed five unanswered touchdowns … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Rogers Heritage at Russellville

STAFF PHOTO JASON IVESTER --10/03/2014-- Eric Grom (left), Rogers Heritage senior kicker, and junior Jake Qualls watch as Grom's field goal attempt scores against Rogers Heritage on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at Donald Gates Stadium.
STAFF PHOTO JASON IVESTER --10/03/2014--
Eric Grom (left), Rogers Heritage senior kicker, and junior Jake Qualls watch as Grom's field goal attempt scores against Rogers Heritage on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at Donald Gates Stadium.


Previewing Rogers Heritage at Russellville

Cyclone Stadium

KICKOFF 7 p.m.

RECORDS Rogers Heritage 1-0. Russellville 0-1.

ON THE AIR KHEL-FM 97.3 or online at … Continue Reading ››

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