All posts by Chip Souza

Chip Souza is the sports editor of the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. His primary beat is Benton County schools. He is a native of East Texas with more than 30 years of sports writing experience in Texas and Arkansas. He has earned numerous writing awards in both states.


Maci Mains Springdale Har-Ber leads the Lady Wilddats into the 2017-18 season.

Springdale Har-Ber Lady Wildcats

COACH Jaime Green

2016-17 RECORD 17-13

KEY PLAYERS Maci Mains (Sr., 5-6), Khanni Shannon (Sr., 5-10), Sophie Nelson (So., 5-8)

THE SKINNY The Lady Wildcats return most of their roster from last season. … Senior guard Maci Mains leads the way for Har-Ber after scoring around 10 points per game last season despite playing with a foot injury. Mains has signed with Henderson State, where she will join … Continue Reading ››

11 Thoughts From Week 7

From Jeremy Muck

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette


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 ››