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GIRLS SOCCER REPORT

Rick Fires

Rick Fires

Sports Reporter at NWA Media
Rick Fires is a sports reporter and columnist for NWA Media. His primary beat is Springdale Har-Ber, as well as Lincoln and Prairie Grove.
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Rogers Heritage senior Hannah Markel had a goal and three assists in an 8-0 win over Jonesboro.
Rogers Heritage senior Hannah Markel had a goal and three assists in an 8-0 win over Jonesboro.
Lady War Eagles claim Paragould Invitational title Rogers Heritage found the back of the net often over the weekend in northeast Arkansas to cruise to the Paragould Invitational title.

Senior Emily Seiler scored a hat trick as the Lady War Eagles blanked Class 6A Jonesboro 8-0 in the finals on Saturday.

Heritage (4-1) went 4-0 on the … Continue Reading ››

Boys: Springdale 4, Siloam Springs 0

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter

Sports Reporter at NWA Media
Jimmy Carter is an award-winning sports reporter for NWA Media. His primary beat is Springdale High. He also covers Huntsville and Greenland. He is a Tulsa native and a University of Arkansas graduate.
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Senior Felix Vargas scored two goals as Springdale opened its season with a 4-0 shutout win at home over Siloam Springs on Tuesday.

Sophomore standout Luis Garcia and junior Tony Cristobal each added goals of their own for the Bulldogs (1-0). Sophomore Ricardo Pozos got the start at goalkeeper as the Bulldogs put together an impressive defensive effort in the win.

Springdale will play next in the NWA Showcase this weekend.

Springdale Spring Preview: Girls Soccer

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter

Sports Reporter at NWA Media
Jimmy Carter is an award-winning sports reporter for NWA Media. His primary beat is Springdale High. He also covers Huntsville and Greenland. He is a Tulsa native and a University of Arkansas graduate.
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This is the final installment of a four-part series previewing Springdale’s spring sports. Baseball was previewed Saturday, softball on Sunday and boys soccer was previewed Monday.

TEAM CAPSULE

2015 record: 3-15 Conference record: 0-14, 8th place State: DNQ

Key Returners

M Jessica Paez (Soph., 4 goals)

F Chela Razo (Jr.)

D Mariana Pacheco (Sr.)

D Vanessa Herrera (Sr.)

Key Newcomers

M Jessica Alvarado (Fr.)

D De'Sire Perez  (Fr.)

D Lissett Navarro (Jr.)

GK Cinthia Sanchez (Soph.)

Q&A WITH COACH DAVID McKELLIPS

Who do you count on for leadership?

Jessica Paez, a sophomore. She is a talented player and works extremely hard at practice not only for herself but for the entire team. She leads by example.

Who … Continue Reading ››

Bentonville Spring Sports Previews

Henry Apple

Henry Apple

Henry Apple is a veteran sports reporter for the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. His primary beat is Bentonville and Bentonville West, as well as topics that include state schools and the Arkansas Activities Association. During the spring, he handles high school track in Northwest Arkansas. He is a lifelong Arkansas resident.
Henry Apple
When Bentonville's baseball team opens its 2016 baseball season Tuesday, it will be in a position that it hasn't experienced in 13 years.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Starter Kasey Ford of Bentonville delivers against Conway Friday, May 22, 2015, during the third inning of the Class 7A state championship game at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see more photographs from the game. NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE
Starter Kasey Ford of Bentonville delivers against Conway Friday, May 22, 2015, during the third inning of the Class 7A state championship … Continue Reading ››

Rogers High spring sports preview

Paul Boyd

Paul Boyd

Sports Reporter at NWA Media
Paul Boyd is a sports reporter for NWA Media. His primary beat is Rogers Heritage, as well as West Fork and Gentry.
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NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANTHONY REYES • @NWATONYR Tony Roller, Rogers, competes in the hurdles Thursday, March 12, 2015 during the Springdale Invitational Track Meet at Springdale Har-Ber track in Springdale.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANTHONY REYES • @NWATONYR
Tony Roller, Rogers, competes in the hurdles Thursday, March 12, 2015 during the Springdale Invitational Track Meet at Springdale Har-Ber track in Springdale.
Rogers boys track coach Carlton Efurd liked the way his team performed at the indoor state meet, which could lead to a strong effort outdoors.
The Mounties aren't as strong in the distance … Continue Reading ››

Springdale Spring Preview: Boys Soccer

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter

Sports Reporter at NWA Media
Jimmy Carter is an award-winning sports reporter for NWA Media. His primary beat is Springdale High. He also covers Huntsville and Greenland. He is a Tulsa native and a University of Arkansas graduate.
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NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANTHONY REYES • @NWATONYR Felix Vargas (7), of Springdale, take the ball up the pitch Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Bulldog Stadium in Springdale.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANTHONY REYES • @NWATONYR
Felix Vargas (7), of Springdale, take the ball up the pitch Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Bulldog Stadium in Springdale.


This is the third installment of a four-part series previewing Springdale’s spring sports. Baseball was previewed Saturday, softball on Sunday and girls soccer will be previewed Tuesday.

TEAM CAPSULE

2015 record: 14-7-1 Conference record: 8-6, 4th place State: Quarterfinals

Key returners:

F/M … Continue Reading ››

Rogers Heritage spring sports preview

Paul Boyd

Paul Boyd

Sports Reporter at NWA Media
Paul Boyd is a sports reporter for NWA Media. His primary beat is Rogers Heritage, as well as West Fork and Gentry.
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --5/20/15-- Brandon Shaw of Rogers Heritage competes in the shot-put  event Wednesday during the decathlon at Cabot High School.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --5/20/15-- Brandon Shaw of Rogers Heritage competes in the shot-put event Wednesday during the decathlon at Cabot High School.
Rogers Heritage boys track coach Jay Miles has a little less experience than he's used to, but he does have another proven multi-event specialist and Miles intends to put him to work.
Senior Brandon Shaw finished sixth in the Arkansas High School Decathlon … Continue Reading ››

Fayetteville spring sports preview

Vernon Tarver

Vernon Tarver

Sports Reporter at NWA Media
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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NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Reliever Joey Savin of Fayetteville delivers a pitch against Conway Saturday, May 16, 2015, during the seventh inning of the Class 7A state semifinal game at Bulldog Field in Fayetteville. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see more photographs from the game.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE
Reliever Joey Savin of Fayetteville delivers a pitch against Conway Saturday, May 16, 2015, during the seventh inning of the Class 7A state semifinal game at Bulldog Field in Fayetteville. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see more photographs from the game.
Baseball ‘Dogs will have … Continue Reading ››

State, Regional Tournament Sites Announced

Henry Apple

Henry Apple

Henry Apple is a veteran sports reporter for the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. His primary beat is Bentonville and Bentonville West, as well as topics that include state schools and the Arkansas Activities Association. During the spring, he handles high school track in Northwest Arkansas. He is a lifelong Arkansas resident.
Henry Apple
The following are the locations who were rewarded state and regional tournament sites by the Arkansas Activities Association during Thursday's meeting in North Little Rock. BASKETBALL Region, February 24-27 Class 4A North:         Prairie Grove South:        Dumas East:         Riverview Class 3A Region 1:    Lavaca Region 2:    Cedar Ridge Region 3:    Yellville-Summit Region 4:    Centerpoint Class 2A North:         Sloan-Hendrix South:        Lafayette County East:        Hazen West:         Quitman Class 1A Region 1:    Alpena Region 2:    Bay Region 3:    Greers Ferry West Side Region 4:    Caddo Hills State, March 1-5 Class 7A:     Cabot Class 6A:     Russellville Class 5A:     HS Lakeside/Hot Springs (Bank of the Ozarks Arena) Class 4A:     Malvern Class 3A:     Jessieville Class 2A:     Marmaduke Class 1A: … Continue Reading ››

Bidders for state, regional tournaments announced

Henry Apple

Henry Apple

Henry Apple is a veteran sports reporter for the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. His primary beat is Bentonville and Bentonville West, as well as topics that include state schools and the Arkansas Activities Association. During the spring, he handles high school track in Northwest Arkansas. He is a lifelong Arkansas resident.
Henry Apple
Here are the schools who have made bids to the Arkansas Activities Association to host state or regional tournaments for the spring and fall 2016 sports seasons. The AAA will announce which schools will receive the rights to bid on those tournaments Thursday at its office in North Little Rock. BASKETBALL Region, February 24-27 Class 4A North: Clinton. Lincoln, Prairie Grove South: Dumas, Malvern, Nashville East: Riverview Class 3A Region 1: Lavaca. West Fork Region 2: Cedar Ridge, Jessieville Region 3: Bergman, Hoxie, Yellville-Summit Region 4: Centerpoint, Drew Central, Smackover Class 2A North: Sloan-Hendrix South: Lafayette County, Parkers Chapel East: Carlisle, Hazen, Magnet Cove West: Eureka Springs, Quitman Class 1A Region 1: Alpena, County Line Region 2: Bay, … Continue Reading ››