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Final State’s Best Performances Of 2017

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.
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State’s Best Performances Of 2017

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.
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CLASS 3A STATE TRACK AND FIELD RESULTS

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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.
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CLASS 3A

At Prescott High School

BOYS

TEAM SCORES 1. Prescott, 109; 2. Genoa Central, 68.5; 3. Bald Knob, 61.5; 4. Junction City, 51; 5. Jessieville, 50; 6. Lake Village, 43; 7. Clinton, 36; 8. Greenland, 34; 9. Green Forest, 25; 10. Rivercrest, 21.

100 1. C.J. Johnson, Junction City, 11.09; 2. Najee Dorsey, Lake Village, 11.24; 3. Russell Mitchell, KIPP Delta, 11.27.

200 1. C.J. Johnson, Junction City, 22.52; 2. Bryce Dodd, Clinton, 22.91; 3. Najee Dorsey, Lake Village, 22.97.

400 1. Jamozyia Williamson, Prescott, 50.22; 2. Ryan Johnson, Prescott, 50.51; 3. … Continue Reading ››

Complete 7A state meet results

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.
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at Springdale Har-Ber Thursday's results Boys Team scores — 1. Bentonville High 107; 2. Springdale Har-Ber 95; 3. Fayetteville 86; 4. Rogers High 69; 5. Conway 59; 6. Bryant 52; 7. North Little Rock 43; 8. Bentonville West 33; 9. Cabot 32.5; 10. Rogers Heritage 19.5; 11. Fort Smith Southside 17; 12. Van Buren 16; 13. Fort Smith Northside 14; 14. Little Rock Central 11; 15. Springdale High 4; 16. Little Rock Catholic 1. 100 — 1. Kennedy Lightner, NLR, 11.14; 2. Jadon Jackson, West, 11.47; 3. Tre Norwood, FS Northside, 11.58; 4. Caleb Christensen, Van Buren, 11.68; 5. Jadyn Loudermilk, Bentonville, 11.94; 6. … Continue Reading ››

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 ››

Some State Records In Jeopardy

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.
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No matter how good the track and field performances have been this season, they won't be acknowledged as state records — unless those performances are done this week during the state track meets. It's a simple guideline the Arkansas Activities Association has gone by for years. So now that we've reached the state meets, what are the records most likely to be broken? Granted, we won't know what the weather conditions will be like when the meets are done, but here's a look at the records that could have a chance to be rewritten: Class 7A Look none other than the boys pole vault. Springdale … Continue Reading ››

State’s Best Performances of 2017

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
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Tweets of the Week: Stumbaugh sisters sizzle

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Sibling shenanigans is the topic of this week's ARPreps.com Tweet of the Week. Springdale Har-Ber's do-everything track athlete Olivia Stumbaugh celebrated National Siblings Day by sharing a video of big sis Payton Stumbaugh, a four-time All-American sprinter at the University of Arkansas, apparently attacking her screaming lil' sis with bacon grease.

Hopefully, it wasn't hot outta the fryin' pan. On a side note, research has shown bacon grease, when used as a perfume, may help attract boys: Runner-Up Elkins … Continue Reading ››

State’s Best Performances Of 2017

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.
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