All posts by Mike Capshaw

Mike primarily covers Fayetteville and Farmington.

Farmington Lady Cardinals 2017 Season Preview

TEAM Farmington softball

COACH Randy Osnes

Senior Brandy Wallace returns at third base and to anchor the offense for the Lady Cardinals this season. Photo by Mike Capshaw
Senior Brandy Wallace returns at third base and to anchor the offense for the Lady Cardinals this season. Photo by Mike Capshaw
LAST YEAR’S RECORDS 20-10, 10-4 5A-West

KEY PLAYERS RHP Paige Devecsery (Jr.), 3B Brandy Wallace (Sr.), 1B Callie Harper (Sr.), C Alyssa Reed (So.), OF Madison Parrish (So.)

TOP NEWCOMERS IF/RHP McKenzi Bogan (Fr.), OF Cambre Strange (Fr.), OF/C Paige Anderson (Fr.)

THE SKINNY The … Continue Reading ››

Fayetteville High 2017 Season Preview

TEAM Fayetteville baseball
NWA Democrat-Gazette/JASON IVESTER Bentonville's Bryce Davis safely steals second as the throw gets away from Fayetteville second baseman Quin Rudzinski on Monday, May 2, 2016, at Bentonville.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/JASON IVESTER
Bentonville's Bryce Davis safely steals second as the throw gets away from Fayetteville second baseman Quin Rudzinski on Monday, May 2, 2016, at Bentonville.
COACH Scott Gallagher LAST YEAR’S RECORDS 18-15, 8-6 7A-West KEY PLAYERS C Alex Blagg (5-10, 170, Sr.), SS/P Hayes Cox (5-10, 170), RHP/OF Jackson Sloan (6-3, 175, Sr.), Miller Pleimann (6-3, 175, Jr.), Teddy Asp (6-0, 170, … Continue Reading ››

Heritage’s Stanley earns Athlete of the Week honors

Rogers Heritage’s Seth Stanley hit the kind of shot many basketball players can only dream about.

It wasn’t a swish, like most would have envisioned, but it still got the job done.

Stanley, a junior shooting guard, banked in a 3-pointer as time expired to lift the War Eagles to a 47-46 win against Bentonville West. The 6-foot-5, 175-pounder’s buzzer-beater and his 21-point performance during the win has earned him ARPreps.com Athlete of the … Continue Reading ››

Har-Ber’s Perry named Athlete of the Week

Springdale Har-Ber's Tylor Perry is a human highlight reel, but it was his game-winning layup in overtime that earned the sophomore point guard ARPreps.com Athlete of the Week honors. Perry drove the left side of the lane and put the shot off the glass with 2.7 seconds remaining to lift the Wildcats to a 67-65 win on Friday and sole possession of first place in the 7A-West Conference standings. Perry led all scorers with 25 points and … Continue Reading ››

Fayetteville’s Coulters win Tweet of the Week

This week, we're taking a little different approach by giving fictitious (aka make believe) awards for each of the tweets that we highlight.

Of course, we're begin as we always do with the ARPreps.com Tweet of the Week, which also could have won the award for the "Best HBD tweet" if it hadn't been filled with so much irony. (Note for readers over 40: "HBD" stands for Happy Birthday)

Fayetteville's Blake Coulter sent the tweet to his sister, Kylee Coulter. The irony is in the sad fact that Kylee — a University of Nebraska-Omaha basketball signee — underwent knee surgery on Tuesday. Also, … Continue Reading ››