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Tweets of the Week: W1.17

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OK, so we took a break from our weekly ARPreps.com Tweets of the Week feature during the holidays.

We missed you. Did you miss us? We hope so. And judging by the handful of DMs we received about it, we're certain at least a few of your holidays weren't as cheerful without your weekly dose of tweets. We've moved the feature from Mondays to Tuesdays. For no other reason, it's because we have a ton of content posted on Mondays during this time of the year and didn't want the most popular feature — disclaimer: we don't have site analytics to back … Continue Reading ››

3A/4A This Week 1.9.17

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Photo by Randy Moll Prairie Grove senior Isaac Disney has missed the past five games with a torn labrum. In this shot from last January, Disney  puts one up under the basket while defended by Cole Cripps, Gentry junior, and Matt Juilleratt, Gentry senior, during play between the two teams in Gentry on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. Photo by Randy Moll
Prairie Grove senior Isaac Disney has missed the past five games with a torn labrum. In this shot from last January, Disney puts one up under the … Continue Reading ››

ARPreps.com’s Tweets of the Week: Dec. 12-18

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We strive to spread the love between towns with the Tweets of the Week.

We really do.

But it seems like someone from Pea Ridge nails an awesome tweet more weeks than not. That's the case again this week thanks to a gem by Pea Ridge boys basketball coach Trent Loyd, who also had our first "Tweet of the Week" when we began this feature 10 weeks ago.

This time, Loyd arguably posted the Tweet of the Year. The timing and everything else was perfect as the entire Twitter-verse was enthralled when former Bentonville star Malik Monk scored 47 points for Kentucky … Continue Reading ››

ARPreps.com’s Tweets of the Week: Dec. 5-11

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He didn't come home with a state championship, but Pea Ridge quarterback Jakota Sainsbury earned — perhaps — an award almost as distinguished when he became the first player to repeat Tweet of the Week honors.

Less than 48 hours after Sainsbury and the Blackhawks lost 54-37 to Warren in the Class 4A state championship, the junior took to Twitter with this masterpiece that showed he still kept his sense of humor despite the defeat.

jakota-sainsbury-totw There was plenty for everyone to tweet about over the past week, but let's take a … Continue Reading ››

Fayetteville’s Powell earns Athlete of the Week honors

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The cherry of a performance Taylor Powell put on top of his incredible career has earned him ARPreps.com Athlete of the Week honors.

Fayetteville quarterback Taylor Powell during Friday night's game at Hornet stadium in Bryant. Special to the Democrat-Gazette/JIMMY JONES
Fayetteville quarterback Taylor Powell during Friday night's game at Hornet stadium in Bryant.
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Powell won a second consecutive 7A state championship and the Most Valuable Player award after leading the Bulldogs’ to a 53-19 victory against North Little … Continue Reading ››

ARPreps.com’s Tweets of the Week: Nov. 28-Dec. 4

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With the state football playoffs wrapping up and winter sports like hoops heating up, there was plenty to tweet about in Northwest Arkansas over the past week.

A high volume of happenings led to a high volume of great tweets, making it more difficult than usual to choose the ARPreps.com Tweet of the Week.

But we were impressed by the sportsmanship shown by Shiloh Christian football coach Jeff Conaway in his tweet to Pea Ridge offensive coordinator Crosby Tuck, a Shiloh Christian alum. This was tweeted after the Saints' season ended with a 30-24 loss at Pea Ridge, which will take on … Continue Reading ››

Pick’Em Poll — FINAL STANDINGS

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Vernon Tarver is a sports reporter for NWA Media. His primary beat is Fayetteville, as well as Farmington and Elkins sports.
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Congratulations to Graham Thomas, who went wire-to-wire to win our ARPreps.com Football Pick'Em Poll Contest this season. Graham, our writer with the Siloam Springs Herald-Leader, was pushed late by Paul Boyd, our man on the Rogers High and Rogers Heritage beats. But Graham pulled away for an impressive victory! As for the bottom of the standings, Mike Capshaw and Scottie Bordelon were in a heated battle for the cellar down to the last game. Congrats to Scottie for avoiding the dreaded last place spot, barely edging Mike :) !!! PICK ‘EM POLL Final Standings Graham Thomas: 146-63 overall, 11-4 last week Paul Boyd: 141-68 overall, … Continue Reading ››

Pick’Em Poll — Playoffs Week 4

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Vernon Tarver is a sports reporter for NWA Media. His primary beat is Fayetteville, as well as Farmington and Elkins sports.
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Playoff Round 4 Games Fayetteville vs. North Little Rock Greenwood vs. Russellville Pulaski Academy vs. Wynne Shiloh Christian at Pea Ridge Warren at Prairie Grove Glen Rose at Charleston Newport at Prescott England at Hampton Camden Harmony Grove at Mount Ida Alabama vs. Florida Oklahoma State at Oklahoma Colorado vs. Washington Wisconsin vs. Penn State Clemson vs. Virginia Tech Kansas City at Atlanta PICK ‘EM POLL Standings Graham Thomas: 135-58 overall, 9-6 last week Paul Boyd: 132-61 overall, 11-4 last week Rick Fires: 130-64 overall, 10-5 last week Vernon Tarver: 127-67 overall, 11-4 last week Henry Apple: 125-69 overall, 9-6 last week Chip Souza: 125-69 overall, 11-4 last week Scottie Bordelon: 119-75 overall, 9-6 last week Mike Capshaw: … Continue Reading ››