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Prep Rally #17

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In Prep Rally #17 this week we talk about the 7A state volleyball championship and see photos from Saturday's big game. We also give a shout out to winners at the state tennis championship and take a look back at last Friday night's football games with interviews and photos.

ARPreps.com Tweets of the Week Oct. 24-30

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Sports writer at NWA Media
Mike primarily covers Shiloh Christian as well as Greenland, Huntsville and West Fork.
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We're only scratching the surface of the best tweets from NWA players and coaches, so please help us help make this even better by tagging @NWACappy with the next great tweet you see from one of your friends or coaches.

We thank players like Springdale quarterback Layne Hutchins for his support, and are biased in choosing this as the Tweet of the Week:

layne-hutchins We love tweets like this one from Pea Ridge quarterback Jakota Sainsbury, even if it actually appeared in our sister paper, the Pea Ridge Times. Jakota always has … Continue Reading ››

PREP RALLY VIDEO No. 16

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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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NWADG sports writer Vernon Tarver is coming to you from the Class 7A State Volleyball Tournament at Springdale Har-Ber for Thursday's semifinal matches. He also takes a look at the top high school football games across Northwest Arkansas on Friday in Week 9 of the season.  

Prep Rally #15

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Prep Rally #15 takes a look at some of last Friday night's football games with interviews of Fayetteville coach Bill Blankenship and Heritage coach Tony Travis. Also included are action and sideline photos from some of the games we covered Friday.

Class 7A Volleyball Standings (Final)

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.
The conference season was completed tonight and the seeds are now set for the Class 7A State Volleyball Tournament next week at Springdale High School. 7A-Central seeds - Conway 1, North Little Rock 2, FS Southside 3, FS Northside 4, LR Mount St. Mary 5, Cabot 6. 7A-West seeds - Fayetteville 1, Springdale Har-Ber 2, Bentonville 3, Rogers 4, Van Buren 5, Bentonville West 5. 2016-10-18-7a-volleyball-standings

NWA Volleyball Report Week No. 9

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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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volleyball-standings Rogers High Lady Mounties in line for No. 4 seed Rogers High has sewed up the No. 4 seed out of the 7A-West in Class 7A state tournament no matter what happens in Tuesday's league finale at Springdale High. But Rogers (22-12, 7-6 7A-West) will be looking to finish league play on a roll against the Lady Red'Dogs, who are still vying for the final state tournament spot. br> The Lady Mounties rode a strong service game to a 3-0 win over Bentonville West on Thursday, after getting swept in three close sets … Continue Reading ››

ARPreps.com’s Tweets of the Week: Oct. 9-15

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Welcome to the debut of ARPreps.com’s Tweets of the Week.

Each Monday, we’ll comb through tweets and compile a list with screen captures of dozens of tweets. We’ll try to find the best — and by that we mean the most interesting, intriguing, and, sometimes, enlightening — tweets from coaches and players around Northwest Arkansas.

Tweets posted here will be 100 percent positive and is strictly for entertainment purposes only. However, Twitter can be a solid source for actual news, such as tweets about players making college visits, receiving scholarship offers or making verbal commitments. Because so much goes unreported — unless a … Continue Reading ››

Class 7A Volleyball Standings (Through Oct. 13 Games)

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.
Tuesday is the last conference date for both the 7A-West and 7A-Central. Only one playoff berth is left to be clinched, though there are several places where seeding is still not decided. All will be decided, though, after Tuesday's games. 2016-10-13-7a-volleyball-standings

NWA Volleyball Report Week 8

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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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Rogers High Lady Mounties win Border Wars Rogers High put together a solid day of volleyball to claim the 12-team Border Wars tournament on Saturday at Hollister, Mo. The Lady Mounties (21-11) went 6-0 on the day, defeating Clever, Mo. for the second time in the tournament finals. "I feel like we did a really good job siding out," Rogers High coach Christina Lawrence said. "We played pretty consistently and served very well. Clever was a big team with some heavy arms." Lawrence said junior Maddie Tauai was outstanding on the right side, while sophomores Taylor Voight and Allie Stephens also did well coming off … Continue Reading ››

NWA Volleyball Report Week No. 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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NWA Democrat-Gazette/J.T. WAMPLER  Rogers High School's Emily Harris attacks while Rogers Heritage's Shanice Erby (5) and Kelsie Cloe defend Tuesday Sept. 6, 2016 at Heritage.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/J.T. WAMPLER Rogers High School's Emily Harris attacks while Rogers Heritage's Shanice Erby (5) and Kelsie Cloe defend Tuesday Sept. 6, 2016 at Heritage.
Rogers High Blocking showing improvement for Lady Mounties Rogers High split a pair of 7A-West Conference matches last week, falling in three sets to league-leading Springdale Har-Ber and sweeping crosstown Rogers Heritage. Rogers (14-10, 5-4 7A-West) played stronger at … Continue Reading ››