All posts by Scottie Bordelon

Scottie Bordelon is a sports reporter for NWA Media covering Springdale High and Springdale Har-Ber. He previously worked in Fort Smith, where his beat was Northside High School. He is a University of Arkansas graduate.


PICK'EM POLL STANDINGS Henry Apple — 13-2 last week, 26-4 overall Scottie Bordelon — 11-4 last week, 26-4 overall Chip Souza — 11-4 last week, 23-7 overall Graham Thomas — 9-6 last week, 23-7 overall Mike Capshaw — 11-4 last week, 22-8 overall Paul Boyd — 9-6 last week, 22-8 overall Rick Fires — 10-5 last week, 20-10 overall Alex Nicoll — 9-6 last week, 18-12 overall Jenks (Okla.) at Springdale Har-Ber CONSENSUS: Springdale Har-Ber (8-0) Springdale High at Russellville CONSENSUS: Springdale High (6-2) Chip Souza: Springdale High Rick Fires: Russellville Scottie Bordelon: Springdale High Mike Capshaw: Springdale High Paul Boyd: Springdale High Graham Thomas: Springdale High Henry Apple: Springdale High Alex Nicoll: Russellville Conway at Bentonville CONSENSUS: Bentonville (8-0) Bentonville West at … Continue Reading ››

Division I Football Report: Week 3

Screen Shot 2017-09-13 at 12.18.08 PM Bentonville High Bentonville will close out the nonconference portion of its schedule by finally coming home. The Tigers (1-1) will host Conway this week after making starting their season with road trips to Kansas City (Mo.) Rockhurst and Bixby, Okla. Even Bentonville's scrimmage was away from Tiger Stadium this year.

"Our kids are excited about playing in front of our home crowd and playing on our home turf," Bentonville coach Jody Grant said. "It will be nice to wear our black uniforms and play out here where … Continue Reading ››


Little Rock Central at Bentonville West CONSENSUS: Bentonville West (8-0) Bryant at Fayetteville CONSENSUS: Fayetteville (7-1) Chip Souza: Fayetteville Rick Fires: Fayetteville Scottie Bordelon: Fayetteville Mike Capshaw: Fayetteville Paul Boyd: Fayetteville Graham Thomas: Fayetteville Henry Apple: Bryant Alex Nicoll: Fayetteville Springdale Har-Ber at Jefferson City, Mo. CONSENSUS: Springdale Har-Ber (8-0) Bentonville at BIxby, Okla. CONSENSUS: Bixby, Okla. (8-0) Claremore, Okla. at Rogers High CONSENSUS: Rogers High (6-2) Chip Souza: Rogers Rick Fires: Claremore, Okla. Scottie Bordelon: Rogers Mike Capshaw: Rogers Paul Boyd: Rogers Graham Thomas: Rogers Henry Apple: Rogers Alex Nicoll: Claremore, Okla. Alma at Springdale High CONSENSUS: Springdale (7-1) Chip Souza: Springdale Rick Fires: Springdale Scottie Bordelon: Springdale Mike Capshaw: Springdale Paul Boyd: Springdale Graham Thomas: Springdale Henry Apple: Springdale Alex Nicoll: Alma Russellville at Rogers Heritage CONSENSUS: Russellville (7-1) Chip Souza: Russellville Rick Fires: Russellville Scottie Bordelon: Russellville Mike … Continue Reading ››

Division I Football Report: Week 2

Springdale Har-Ber Wood pleased with Allen, offense’s efficiency Junior quarterback Grant Allen played his way toward the top of the Har-Ber record books Friday in the Wildcats’ opener at Fort Smith Southside. 'Efficient'Screen Shot 2017-09-06 at 3.57.55 PM was the first word that came to mind for coach Chris Wood when recalling Allen’s 370-yard, six-touchdown effort. Allen threw for the fifth-most passing yards in the school’s 12-year history and his six passing scores tied for second-most in a single game. “He did a really good job. I thought the guys caught the ball … Continue Reading ››


Pryor, Okla. at Bentonville West CONSENSUS: West (6-2) Chip Souza: Bentonville West Rick Fires: Pryor (Okla.) Scottie Bordelon: Bentonville West Mike Capshaw: Bentonville West Paul Boyd: Bentonville West Graham Thomas: Bentonville West Henry Apple: Bentonville West Alex Nicoll: Pryor (Okla.) Springdale Har-Ber at Fort Smith Southside CONSENSUS: Har-Ber (8-0) Fayetteville at Blue Springs (Mo.) CONSENSUS: Fayetteville (7-1) Chip Souza: Fayetteville Rick Fires: Fayetteville Scottie Bordelon: Fayetteville Mike Capshaw: Blue Springs (Mo.) Paul Boyd: Fayetteville Graham Thomas: Fayetteville Henry Apple: Fayetteville Alex Nicoll: Fayetteville Bentonville at Rockhurst (Mo.) CONSENSUS: Bentonville (5-3) Chip Souza: Bentonville Rick Fires: Rockhurst (Mo.) Scottie Bordelon: Rockhurst (Mo.) Mike Capshaw: Bentonville Paul Boyd: Bentonville Graham Thomas: Bentonville Henry Apple: Rockhurst (Mo.) Alex Nicoll: Bentonville Conway at Springdale High CONSENSUS: Conway (5-3) Chip Souza: Springdale Rick Fires: Conway Scottie Bordelon: Springdale Mike Capshaw: Conway Paul Boyd: … Continue Reading ››

Class 5A-7A Football Notebook – Week 1

Rogers High Coach Mike Loyd wasn't too concerned about the final score in last week's two-quarter scrimmage, but he's worked to correct several mistakes from the 7-3 loss at Russellville.

The Mounties started with six dropped passes in their first two offensive series and also gave up a pair of big plays on Russellville's final offensive series that lead to the only touchdown.

"We have a young football team and we'll get better," Loyd said. "A safety missed a call and didn't communicate. If they don't have their phones, they don't know how to communicate. It cost us even in a scrimmage.

"But we're … Continue Reading ››