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NWA Volleyball Report

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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Springdale Har-Ber Lady Wildcats take Jenks Invitational The Lady Wildcats reeled off six wins, one by forfeit, at the Jenks Invitational over the weekend and enter the second half of 7A-West play on a 10-match win streak, 21-2 overall and 7-0 in conference.

Har-Ber is now 10-1 in neutral court matches this season.

Lauren Thompson paced Har-Ber offensively, totaling 81 kills in the five matches. Klaire Trainor had 63 and Paige Williams added 49.

Coach Shyrah Schisler’s club returns home Tuesday to face Rogers. The Lady Wildcats swept Rogers on the road in the teams’ first meeting 25-18, 25-15, 25-22. Thompson and Trainor combined for … Continue Reading ››

Class 7A Volleyball Standings (Through Sept. 22)

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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Conference standings at the halfway pole. 2016-09-22-7a-volleyball-standings    

NWA Volleyball Report

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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Rogers High Lady Mounties look to finish first half strong Rogers High split a pair of 7A-West matches last week, downing Van Buren in four set before getting swept at Bentonville on Thursday. The Lady Mounties (7-7, 2-3 7A-West) will try to finish the first half of league play with a flourish at Bentonville West on Tuesday, then hosting Springdale High on Thursday. Rogers got offense from plenty of different places in the win over Van Buren. Hannah Martin led the way with a match-high 20 kills, while Kassidy Wall chipped in 12. Middles Alex Parish and Emily Harris chipped in nine kills each. Rogers … Continue Reading ››

VIDEO: Richards sisters continue legacy

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Mike primarily covers Shiloh Christian as well as Greenland, Huntsville and West Fork.
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Sophomore Lexi Richards and senior Haley Richards continue the legacy of Richards sisters at Shiloh Christian. All four have made impacts on the Lady Saints' volleyball program, and Lexi is the last of the sisters. To learn more about the Richards sisters, click here to read the full feature from today's Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

NWA Volleyball Report

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/JASON IVESTER Fayetteville senior Lauren Holmes (from left) and juniors Haley Warner and Ella May Powell celebrate a point on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, against Bentonville at Fayetteville High School.
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Fayetteville senior Lauren Holmes (from left) and juniors Haley Warner and Ella May Powell celebrate a point on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, against Bentonville at Fayetteville High School.
Fayetteville The Lady Bulldogs continued their strong start to the season, piling up seven wins last week. Fayetteville (11-0, 4-0 7A-West) picked up conference victories against … Continue Reading ››

Class 7A Volleyball Standings

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 scores through games Friday Sept. 9. 2016-09-09-7a-volleyball-standings 2016-09-09-7a-volleyball-standings_page_1 2016-09-09-7a-volleyball-standings_page_2

Bear’s Blog: A Tuesday Night In Sweden

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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NOTE: The following is written by Rebecca "Bear" Brown, a former two-time all-state volleyball player at Bentonville High School who went on to play at Drake University and graduated in May. She is now embarking on a professional volleyball career after signing a contract with Amager Volleyball Klub in Copenhagen, Denmark. We just had our first practice scrimmage Tuesday night in Lund, Sweden. scrimmage-in-sweden-copyWe all piled into cars and took the 45-minute ride over the bridge connecting Denmark and Sweden. Once we arrived in the gym, both of the teams did … Continue Reading ››

Bear’s Blog: Time To Settle In New Home

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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NOTE: The following is written by Rebecca "Bear" Brown, a former two-time all-state volleyball player at Bentonville High School who went on to play at Drake University and graduated in May. She is now embarking on a professional volleyball career after signing a contract with Amager Volleyball Klub in Copenhagen, Denmark. PHOTO • REBECCA BROWN This is the practice home for the Amager Volleyball Klub as its prepares for the upcoming season. PHOTO BY REBECCA BROWN
This is the practice home for the Amager Volleyball Klub as its … Continue Reading ››

Local Volleyball Report

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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Rogers High The Lady Mounties got off to a strong start, opening the season with a pair of sweeps under first-year coach Christina Lawrence. Rogers (2-0) swept at Alma 3-0, then did the same at Siloam Springs. The Lady Mounties now get to come home to take on Carl Junction, Mo. on Tuesday before starting 7A-West play on Thursday by hosting Springdale Har-Ber. Lawrence likes what she's seen thus far as they have made good progress defensively and from the service line. Rogers served up 13 aces in the win over Siloam Springs led by five from Alex Parish. "Our defense is night and … Continue Reading ››

Video: Highlights from Rogers Heritage at Shiloh Christian volleyball

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Check out highlights from Rogers Heritage at Shiloh Christian volleyball on Aug. 25, 2016. The defending Class 4A state champion Lady Saints won their season opener 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-17). For a full recap of the match, click here.