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STATS: ROGERS HIGH 24, VAN BUREN 17

Chip Souza

Chip Souza

Sports Editor at NWA Media
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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PREP FB STATS: Fayetteville 35, Rogers Heritage 14

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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West’s Jarrett earns Athlete of the Week

Mike Capshaw
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Mike Capshaw

Sports writer at NWA Media
Mike primarily covers Fayetteville and Farmington.
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There were several huge performances this past week, but none had a bigger impact — and in a more crucial game — than Bentonville West quarterback Will Jarrett. NWA Democrat-Gazette/CHARLIE KAIJO Bentonville West High School quarterback Will Jarrett (10) looks for a receiver in the first half during the game between Fayetteville High School and Bentonville West High School on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Bentonville High School in Bentonville. NWA Democrat-Gazette/CHARLIE KAIJO Bentonville West High School quarterback Will Jarrett (10) looks for a receiver in … Continue Reading ››

STATS: Springdale High 44, Rogers Heritage 7

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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STATS: Fort Smith Southside 50, Rogers Heritage 17

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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The Mavericks (1-2) snap a 3-game losing streak dating back to the end of the 2016 season with the victory over the War Eagles (0-3) Friday night. Southside opens 7A-Central play at Conway Friday. Rogers Heritage hosts Springdale in its 7A-West opener next week. 2017-09-15 Heritage-Southside stats

Looking Ahead — The 2020-22 Reclassification Cycle

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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Believe it or not, but reclassification has been on my mind a lot over the past four months.

The Arkansas Activities Association released its football conference alignments this summer, then it announced the new conference alignments for other sports last week as a result of Proposal No. 9 being passed. Now schools have just a few more days to appeal the AAA's decision, or those will be finalized for the 2018-20 cycle.

So what could possibly spark my mind and get me thinking about reclassification again? Blame an article in Tuesday's edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for it.

The article was about the … Continue Reading ››

STATS: Greenwood 49, FS Southside 0

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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The Bulldogs improve to 2-0 with another impressive win over a Class 7A opponent. Greenwood, which travels to Alma next week,  has outscored Northside and Southside by a combined 83-7. 2017-09-08 Greenwood-Southside stats