Division I Football Report: Week 8

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One thing Bentonville wants to stress more these days is the need to score more points in the early stages of its games.

The Tigers (5-2, 4-0) had scored only three points during the first quarter of their first six games. That changed last week when Bentonville scored two touchdowns en route to its 49-21 win over Springdale High.

Nathan Lyons completed touchdown passes of 17 yards to Harrison Campbell and 64 yards to Kam'Ron Mays-Hunt in the first quarter. Lyons wound up career-high marks … Continue Reading ››

Prep Volleyball Notebook: Week 8

Fayetteville The Lady Bulldogs are in third place in 7A-West play heading into Tuesday’s regular season finale against Van Buren at home.

Fayetteville lost out on locking up the No. 2 seed from the conference with a 3-2 loss at Springdale Har-Ber last week. The Lady Bulldogs lost the final set by a narrow 20-18 margin.

“I think a close loss is only bad if you don’t learn from it,” said Fayetteville coach Jessica Phelan. “We can go back and look at things we can do to get better and we can really pay attention to those things to get ready for the … Continue Reading ››

VOLLEYBALL: 7A Standings and Scenarios (with update)

11 of the 12 playoff berths are officially clinched. There is one postseason berth left in the West.
Here are the standings and seedings as we stand late Friday night.
WEST - Bentonville is the 1 seed in the West while Har-Ber/Fayetteville are the 2-3 seeds. Har-Ber is the 2 seed with a win or FAY loss. Fayetteville is the 2 seed with a win and a Har-Ber loss.
Springdale and Rogers are the 4th/5th seeds. Springdale plays Rogers Tuesday and the winner is the 4th, the loser is 5th. UPDATE - Per Henry Apple, there is another … Continue Reading ››

11 Thoughts From Week 7

From Jeremy Muck

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

@JeremyMuckADG

Week 7 is in the books. Some thoughts....

1) I get more impressed with North Little Rock by the week. Good running game, passing game is getting better & the defense is salty. Look out.

2) Nashville over Ashdown. The Scrappers haven't had the type of season they're accustomed to having. But they're a proud bunch. That's a proud town, too.

3) Bentonville West is 7-0. Make no mistake, you better start thinking about the Wolverines as a true 7A contender.

4) Good win for Little Rock Central tonight over Cabot. The Tigers … Continue Reading ››

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