All posts by Paul Boyd

Paul Boyd is a sports reporter for NWA Media. His primary beat is Rogers Heritage, as well as West Fork and Gentry.

Rapid Report: Springdale Har-Ber 41, Rogers Heritage 0

ROGERS — Quarterback Fuller Chandler threw for four touchdowns and ran for another to lead Springdale Har-Ber to a 41-0 win over Rogers Heritage in 7A-West Conference football Friday night at Gates Stadium.
Chamdler threw all four of his touchdown passes in the first half as Har-Ber (9-1, 7-0 7A-West Conference) led 34-0 at halftime.
The 6-foot-1 senior threw a pair of touchdown passes to Trey Smith in the first quarter, then added one to Tyler Blackston and the last one to Callen Cleveland.
He added a 5-yard touchdown run early in the third quarter and finished with 166 yards passing.

Rogers Heritage Football By The Numbers

Here are some key figures about Rogers Heritage football:
14 — Consecutive quarters without a touchdown for the War Eagles.
6 — First downs by Heritage last week, a season low.
74 — Total yards by the War Eagles last week, a season low.
45 — Rushing yards last week.
4 — Fumbles lost and pass completions last week
1.7 — Average yards per play against Fayetteville.
29 — Passing yards against Fayetteville.

Rogers Heritage FB By The Numbers

Here are a few figures from Heritage's 20-0 loss to Fort Smith Southside on Friday:
16 — tackles by senior defensive back Peyton Stewart, including 11 solos, to take over team lead.
13 — tackles by senior linebacker Garrett Sheetz, including 12 solos.
10 — Quarters Heritage has now gone without a touchdown.
74 — Rushing yards for Heritage, second lowest total this season.
3 — Turnovers forced by the War Eagles defense.
156 — Yards of total offense for the War Eagles.
2.47 — Average yards on first down by Heritage.
388 — Total offense by Fort Smith Southside, a season high yielded by Heritage.
67 — Plays by Southside, … Continue Reading ››

Fort Smith Southside 20, Rogers Heritage 0 – A look back.

The Rogers Heritage defense got some early momentum and forced three Fort Smith Southside turnovers, but the War Eagles lost three more players to injury and fell 20-0 to the Rebels on Friday night. Heritage coach Perry Escalante his team, which dropped to 0-7 and 0-4 7A-West Conference, is struggling physically. "We're just physically beat up," Escalante said. "We had three more starters go down. That's up over 20-plus kids injured. I'm hoping we get some of those back. But golly, we're just beat to a pulp. We're running out of people." In addition, Heritage finishes the season with the top three teams … Continue Reading ››

Rapid Report: Fort Smith Southside 20, Rogers Heritage 0

ROGERS — Fort Smith Southside scored all of its points in the first half and cruised to the 20-0 win over Rogers Heritage in 7A-West Conference football action Friday at Gates Stadium.

Senior quarterback Cooper Johnson rushed for 100 yard on 11 carries and two touchdowns to lead the Rebels (4-3, 2-2 7A-West) to the shutout victory.

Johnson threw an interception on Southside's first play from scrimmage, but the Rebels' defense blocked a field goal attempt on the ensuing drive and never looked back.

Rogers Heritage football by the numbers

Here are a few key figures from Rogers Heritage's 29-3 loss to Fort Smith Northside on Friday: 12 — Tackles by linebacker Jovanni Gonzalez and defensive back Peyton Stewart, which tied for team honors.

67 — Yards lost in sacks by the War Eagles.

76 — Rushing yards by Heritage.

69 — Passing yards by Heritage.

61 — Rushing yards for junior Jared Coleman in his varsity debut at running back.

6 — catches by senior receiver Collin Christian.