All posts by Mike Capshaw

Mike primarily covers Fayetteville and Farmington.

Fayetteville caper earns Tweet of Week

Anytime a player can get one over on their coach, it’s worth an extra laugh.

Fayetteville sophomore hoops standout Sasha Goforth showed that she and teammates Jasmine Franklin and Coriah Beck have brains to go along with basketball ability by posing for photos in order to steal a breather during a workout for coach Vic Rimmer.

Sure many athletes have cut through yards on distance runs through neighborhoods or done other nefarious things behind coaches' backs to lighten their workout load, but this may be the first time technology was used so brilliantly to do so.

Pushing this tweet over the top of … Continue Reading ››

Anderson, Faulkenberry share Athlete of the Week

Because we couldn’t settle on who was more deserving between Greenland’s Austin Anderson and Gentry’s Jon Faulkenberry, both have been named ARPreps.com Athletes of the Week for their performances during a historic game last Friday night.

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Anderson and Faulkenberry combined for more than 700 yards and 13 touchdowns in Greenland’s 76-71 victory that ended when Gentry’s five-lateral passes on the final play resulted in a Pirates’ fumble recovery.

Anderson completed 14 of 23 passes for 243 yards and three … Continue Reading ››

Pea Ridge’s Winn wins Athlete of the Week

Pea Ridge senior Drew Winn ran away with the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s Athlete of the Week award for Week 1 of the football season.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/J.T. WAMPLER Pea Ridges' Drew Winn runs the ball against Siloam Springs Tuesday August 22, 2017 during a scrimmage at Blackhawk Stadium.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/J.T. WAMPLER Pea Ridges' Drew Winn runs the ball against Siloam Springs Tuesday August 22, 2017 during a scrimmage at Blackhawk Stadium.
Winn made the most of playing two games last week by rushing for 336 yards and seven … Continue Reading ››