Category Archives: Swimming & Diving

NWA Swimmers Earn All-American Consideration

Henry Apple

Henry Apple

Henry Apple is a veteran sports reporter for the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. His primary beat is Bentonville, as well as Gravette and 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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Five Northwest Arkansas individual swimmers and two relay teams have qualified for All-American standards or have earned consideration for the honor by the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association with their performances Saturday during the Arkansas High School Swim and Dive Championships.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/BEN GOFF @NWABENGOFF Hayden Harlow of Bentonville swims in the boys 100 yard breaststroke Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 during the class 6A-7A state swim meet at the Bentonville Community Center. Harlow won with a time of 55.84 sec. NWA Democrat-Gazette/BEN GOFF @NWABENGOFF
Hayden Harlow of Bentonville … Continue Reading ››

Rogers Heritage this week

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/FLIP PUTTHOFF  Seth Stanley (34) takes a shot    Wednesday Feb. 14 2017 for Rogers.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/FLIP PUTTHOFF
Seth Stanley (34) takes a shot Wednesday Feb. 14 2017 for Rogers.
The War Eagles picked up a huge win at Bentonville West on Friday thanks to Seth Stanley's game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer. Heritage enters the final week of the regular season in fourth place in the 7A-West Conference standings.<br><br> Heritage (15-10, 7-5 7A-West) faces the two co-leaders this week, playing at Bentonville on Tuesday and … Continue Reading ››

Rogers High this week

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/ANDY SHUPE Rogers forward Madison Sandor and Fayetteville guard Wyvette Maybetter vie for a loose ball Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, during the second half of play in Bulldog Arena. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see more photographs from the game.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE
Rogers forward Madison Sandor and Fayetteville guard Wyvette Maybetter vie for a loose ball Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, during the second half of play in Bulldog Arena. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see more photographs from the game.
The Lady Mounties basketball team enter the final week of … Continue Reading ››

Rogers Heritage sports this week – Feb. 13

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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The War Eagles picked up a big 37-34 win over Van Buren on Friday to pull into a fourth-place tie with the Pointers in the 7A-West Conference.<br><br> Rogers Heritage (14-9, 6-4 7A-West) plays host to Fayetteville on Tuesday, then travels to Bentonville West on Friday in a huge week for the War Eagles.<br><br> The Lady War Eagles (6-17, 0-10) are searching for their first league win and have lost 10 straight.<br><br> The Heritage wrestling team finished fourth out of 14 teams in the Big West Conference tournament over the weekend and will prepare for the Class 6A-7A state tournament this weekend.<br><br> The War Eagles … Continue Reading ››

Rogers High sports this week – Feb. 13

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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The Rogers High Lady Mounties basketball team dropped a tough game to 7A-West leader Fayetteville on Friday, but remain in a third-place tie with Springdale HIgh.<br><br> Rogers (14-9, 6-4 7A-West) travel to second-place Van Buren on Tuesday, but hosts Bentonville on Friday in what should be a big game.<br><br> The Mounties (7-16, 0-10) are still looking for their first win in league play and have lost 11 straight.<br><br> The Rogers wrestlers will participate in the ninth annual Class 6A-7A state tournament in Little Rock this weekend. The Mounties finished fifth out of 14 teams with 103.5 points in the Big West Conference tournament … Continue Reading ››

Rogers High this week: Feb. 6

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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The Lady Mounties started the second round of 7A-West Conference play with a win at Springdale Har-Ber to remain tied for third place.

Rogers (13-8, 5-3 7A-West) will try to keep pace with the Lady Red Bulldogs when its plays host to crosstown rival Rogers Heritage, which has lost eight straight and is sitting in last place. The Mounties (7-14, 0-8) will be trying to snap a nine-game skid when they take on the War Eagles. Rogers travels to Fayetteville on Friday.

The Rogers wrestling team, which finished fourth in the Class 6A-7A Dual State Tournament last weekend, will be in action … Continue Reading ››

State, Regional Tournament Sites Selected

Henry Apple

Henry Apple

Henry Apple is a veteran sports reporter for the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. His primary beat is Bentonville, as well as Gravette and 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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The following is the list of schools that earned rights to host regional and state tournaments for winter, spring and some fall sports following Thursday's selection meeting at the Arkansas Activities Association's office in North Little Rock.

Not all tournaments received bids, and the AAA will fill those vacancies at a later date.

Basketball

Region, Feb. 22-25; State, Feb. 27-March 4

Class 7A

State: Van Buren

Class 6A

State: Lake Hamilton

Class 5A

State: Magnolia

Class 4A

North Region: West Fork

South Region: Nashville

East Region: Cave City

State: Nashville

Class 3A

Region 1: Charleston

Region 2: Rose Bud

Region 3: Riverside

Region 4: Prescott

State: Bald Knob

Class 2A

North: Carlisle

South: Magnet Cove

West/Central: Pangburn

State: Quitman

Class 1A

Region 1: Omaha

Region 2: Calico Rock

Region … Continue Reading ››