Shohn Doty and Springdale know the date, time and location of their first-round playoff game.
Whether the Bulldogs (19-10) play Little Rock Catholic, Bryant or Conway at 5:30 p.m. next Thursday is still up in the air. Springdale is locked into the West’s No. 6 seed, but that trio of teams is still competing for the Central’s second seed, which won’t be … Continue Reading ››
Springdale senior Kyler Johnston verbally committed to Bacone College on Thursday afternoon.
The senior right-hander becomes Springdale’s second baseball player to commit or sign this year, joining infielder Carson Johnson, who signed with Connors State in November. Johnston will be joined at the Muskogee, Okla., school by teammate Payton Morris, who signed with the school’s wrestling program and also plans to walk on to the baseball team.
The Lady Tigers (26-1, 13-0) tied a school record for victories in a single season with their 3-0 victory Tuesday over Rogers Heritage, as well as clinched the 7A-West Conference title and the league’s No. 1 seed for the Class 7A state tournament.
There’s just one thing left for Bentonville to do before the regular season is over, and the Lady Tigers have never done it before: complete an unblemished run through conference play.
Bentonville will try to complete that run Thursday with a home game against … Continue Reading ››
Two records were rewritten and four more were broken as the week of state track meets began Monday with the Class 1A meet in Harrison and the Class 2A meet in England.
Jacksonville Lighthouse's Jordan McNair revised his Class 1A state meet record when he ran the boys 100-meter dash in 10.99 seconds, surpassing the 11.08 time he set last year. Meanwhile, Matthew Standridge of Caddo Hills raised the bar on his state record in the boys pole vault when he cleared 15 feet, surpassing the 14-2 mark he set last year.
NOTE: These are the state's best performances in high school outdoor track meets through May 5, based off of meets that were covered or whose results were included on the ar.milesplit.com website.
Coaches who have athletes with performances that should be included in this group should send the athlete's name (all four names if a relay event is involved) with the time or distance and where the performance took place to Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette sports writer Henry Apple at email@example.com.
Springdale controls its own destiny with two 7A-West games remaining.
Win twice and the Bulldogs (15-5, 9-3) will clinch at least a share of the conference title and the West’s No. 1 seed for the state tournament. Springdale closes the regular season by hosting Fort Smith Southside, which it beat 8-0 in the first half of conference play, then playing at Rogers, which it rallied to beat 2-1 in the teams’ first meeting.
Springdale enters the final week tied in the loss column with Bentonville, but … Continue Reading ››