The Lady Bulldogs (27-2), winners of 19 straight, are three wins away from a state championship. They won the 7A-West with the program’s ninth undefeated conference championship run. They earned a bye into the quarterfinals and will take on the Conway (4th-Central)/Springdale Har-Ber (5th-West) winner at 4 p.m. on Friday.
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The War Eagles basketball team lost its regular-season finale to 7A-West co-champion Springdale Har-Ber, but their season's not over.<br><br> Heritage (15-12, 7-7 7A-West) will be the No. 5 seed from the West and will take on defending state champion Cabot in the first round of the state tournament in Van Buren on Wednesday evening at 8:30.. If Heritage wins its first-round game, the War Eagles would face Har-Ber, again on Friday evening at 5:30..<br><br> The Lady War Eagles finished 6-21 and 0-14 in the 7A-West..<br><br> The Heritage spring sports open this week. The softball team hosts Siloam Springs on Tuesday. The War Eagle … Continue Reading ››
The Lady Mounties rallied from a big halftime deficit to claim a 53-49 road win against Springdale High on Friday to grab the No. 3 seed in this week's state tournament..<br><br> Rogers High (17-10, 9-5 7A-West) will take on Mount St. Mary on Thursday afternoon at 1 in a first-round state tournament matchup in Van Buren..<br><br> The Rogers boys failed to qualify for the state tournament and finished 7-20 overall and 0-14 in the league..<br><br> The Rogers High springs sports kick off this week as the baseball team hosts Alma on Tuesday afternoon at 4:30. The Lady Mounties softball team is slated to … Continue Reading ››
Walter Woodie is a social studies teacher at Southside High School in Fort Smith and a high school prep historian. A native of Pine Bluff, he has been covering high school sports in Arkansas since 1984 … while he was in high school.
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Here is my disclaimer - my numbers are unofficial. The athletic directors and AAA officials will make the final determinations as what the seeds are as well as settle any tiebreakers.Having said there, here is what I have (unofficially) for seeds.
BOYS (in order of seeding) Central - North Little Rock, FS Northside, LR Central, Cabot, Conway, & Bryant. West - Springdale Har-Ber, Bentonville, Van Buren, Fayetteville, Rogers Heritage, & Bentonville West.
We have a couple of close tiebreakers in the 7A-Central Boys and the 7A-West Boys. In fact, the … Continue Reading ››
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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.
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 ››
Tuesday state high school basketball scores:
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.
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THE TOP LINE: Bentonville West 63, Rogers High 53
Coach Greg White and Bentonville West are heading to the state tournament. In its first year of existence, West clinched a state tournament berth with its 10-point win against Rogers Tuesday.
Garrett Wilmot scored a game-high 24 points, including five 3-pointers, to help the Wolverines clinch on the road.
Springdale Har-Ber 53, Van Buren 45 Fayetteville 40, Springdale High 32 Bentonville High 49, Rogers Heritage 34 Jacksonville 90, Searcy 53 Watson Chapel 50, Camden Fairview 40 El Dorado 61, Lake Hamilton 39 North Little Rock 70, Bryant 61 Conway 60, Little Rock Catholic 38 Morrilton 69, Clarksville … Continue Reading ››
Everything has rolled in Fayetteville’s favor the past two weeks of the basketball season.
The Bulldogs have won … Continue Reading ››