Category Archives: Softball

Tweets of the Week: Sainsbury’s Back, Back Again

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Mike primarily covers Fayetteville and Farmington.
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After a few weeks away from the ARPreps.com Tweet of the Week spotlight, Pea Ridge's Jakota Sainsbury has returned with a bullet.

Sainsbury was a regular tweet of the week winner back when he was throwing touchdown passes for the Blackhawks' 4A state runner-up football team. He even became the first back-to-back tweet of the week winner back on Dec. 12. did make a few appearances here and there throughout basketball season, but the junior hadn't put out any tweets — that caught our eye anyway — that were worthy of the top spot.

He doesn't play basketball, so perhaps that … Continue Reading ››

Class 7A Spring Sports Standings (though April 28)

Walter Woodie

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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With just one week left in the regular season, most of the playoff berths in the spring sports (baseball, boys soccer, girls soccer, softball) have been clinched, but only a few seeds have been locked in. Here a look at how the conference races will likely play out. This is not meant to be a comprehensive look at every scenario, but just a generalized ideal of what may (or may not) happen in the final week of the regular season. There should be a better idea of scenarios after Tuesday’s game. BASEBALL 2017-04-28 7A Baseball Standings 7A-CENTRAL – Cabot is the top … Continue Reading ››

7A-West Softball Report

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5A:7A SB Hitting Leaders 5A:7A SB Pitching Leaders   7A-West softball standings Rogers High The Lady Mounties (14-5, 10-1 7A-West Conference) remained in a first-place tie in the 7A-West Conference and avenged an earlier loss to Van Buren with a 3-2 road win Monday. Rogers won its fifth straight game by scoring three runs in the bottom of the first inning and left-hander Sadie Beeman made sure that was enough. Van Buren was responsible for the … Continue Reading ››

7A-West Softball Report

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Mike primarily covers Fayetteville and Farmington.
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Softball standings 5A:7A SB Hitting Leaders 5A:7A SB Pitching Leaders Rogers High The Lady Mounties (12-5, 8-1 7A-West) kept a hold on a share of first place in the 7A-West thanks to a hard-fought 1-0 win over crosstown rival Rogers Heritage on Tuesday.

Left-hander Sadie Beeman pitched the shutout, striking out seven and walking none. She improved to 8-5 with a 2.76 ERA, while striking out 56 and walking just 13 in 76 innings.

Courtney … Continue Reading ››

NWADG Preps Spotlight — Emily Roberson

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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.
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Updated Class 7A Spring Sports Standings (Though games of April 14)

Walter Woodie

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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We are now past the halfway point of the conference season in Class 7A. Three weeks are now left in the regular season. Playoff positioning is key the next two weeks. 2017-04-15 7A Baseball Standings 2017-04-15 7A softball standings 2017-04-15 7A Soccer Standings