Week 11 Pick’Em Poll – Playoffs Round One

Week 10 Pick'Em Poll results + season standings: Henry Apple — 10-5 last week, 113-37 overall Graham Thomas — 11-4 last week, 113-37 overall Paul Boyd — 10-5 last week, 110-40 overall Mike Capshaw — 9-6 last week, 108-42 overall Chip Souza — 111-4 last week, 108-42 overall Rick Fires — 9-6 last week, 107-43 overall Scottie Bordelon — 8-7 last week, 106-44 overall Alex Nicoll — 7-8 last week, 97-53 overall

Bentonville, Bentonville West Bye Week Notes

Bentonville

The bye week is supposed to be a team to rest, recuperate and refine itself as it awaits for its next opponent.

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Preston Crawford of Bentonville runs in a touchdown in the fourth quarter against Bentonville West Friday, Nov. 3. 2017, at Tiger Stadium in Bentonville.
There's a little bit more for Bentonville to do before its next game. The Tigers must replace a starting running back after Easton Miller suffered an injury during last week's game and had surgery done earlier this week.

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PREP BASKETBALL Rogers High boys capsule

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Rogers wing Garrett Dake (33) leaps to score past Fayetteville forward Bradon Simon Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, during the second half of play in Bulldog Arena. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see more photographs from the game.
Rogers High Coach: Lamont Frazier Last Year’s Record 7-20 (0-14 7A-West) Key Players F Tanner Dake (6-1, Sr.), F Garrett Dake (6-4, Sr.), G Jake Early (5-9, Jr.), Aaron Jones (6-1, Sr.), F Jaden Uecker (6-5, Sr.), F Baylor Lacewell (6-3, Sr.), F Amonta Jones (6-2, Sr.), G Elliot Paschal (6-2, Soph.), G Drew … Continue Reading ››

Thursday playoff game awaits Bentonville West

Bentonville West will host its quarterfinal playoff game one week from today at Tiger Stadium, Bentonville athletic director Scott Passmore said Thursday.

The Wolverines (9-1) will play that night against the winner of Friday's first-round game between Rogers High and Conway. Kickoff will be scheduled for 7 p.m.

Passmore made that announcement Thursday morning after phone conversations with Arkansas Activities Association officials, as well as officials from both Rogers and Conway schools. Those schools agreed to play on Thursday, and the AAA approved the idea.

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PREP BASKETBALL Rogers High girls capsule

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Madison Loyd, Rogers forward (4) and Heritage guard Hannah Watkins (23) go after a loose ball Tuesday, January 10, 2017 during their game at Heritage High School in Rogers.
Rogers High Coach: Preston Early Last Year’s Record 18-11 (9-5 7A-West) Key Players G Madison Loyd (5-6, Sr.), G Courtney Storey (5-8, Jr.), F Gracie Carr (5-10, Fresh.), G London Hatch (5-7, Soph.), F Ally Figenskau (6-1, Jr.), G Kate McConnell (5-7, Soph.), F Amber Covington (5-8, Jr.), Caroline Larkin (5-10, Soph.). Notable Loyd is lone returner with any varsity … Continue Reading ››

PREP BASKETBALL Rogers Heritage boys capsule

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Rogers Heritage junior Seth Stanley drives around Rogers High senior Jake Benninghoff on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at Rogers High.

Rogers Heritage Coach: Tom Olsen Last Year’s Record 15-13 (7-7 7A-West) Key Players G/F Seth Stanley (6-5, Sr.), G/F Bryce Breedlove (6-2, Sr.), G Dawson Peek (6-1, Sr.), G Ty Olsen (5-9, Sr.), F Brennan Fincher (6-2, Jr.), Matt Manual (6-5, Sr.). Notable Four players return who started games last season led by Stanley, who averaged 17 points per game. … Stanley has added core strength and improved … Continue Reading ››

PREP BASKETBALL: Rogers Heritage girls capsule

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Kelsey Richmond (3), of Rogers, shoots as Brooke Menke, of Rogers Heritage, defends Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 in the first half at War Eagle Arena in Rogers.
  Rogers Heritage Coach: Scott Moore Last Year’s Record 6-21 (0-14 7A-West) Key Players G Pam Seiler (5-5, Soph.), G Faith Rohrbough (5-6, Jr.), G Sydney Kinnamon (5-4, Jr.), F Kayla Richardson (5-8, Sr.), F Aries Sanders (5-9, Jr.), F Brooke Menke (5-9, Sr.), G Brianna Frazier (5-8, Soph.). Notable Sanders and Menke were limited to 11 and 15 games, respectively, because … Continue Reading ››

Fayetteville Basketball Preview

BOYS Fayetteville Bulldogs COACH Kyle Adams 2016-17 RECORD 12-15, 8-6 7A-West KEY PLAYERS G Collin Cooper (Jr., 6-1), G Jon Conley (Sr., 6-2), F Solomon Munyambu (Sr., 6-2), G Quinn Schach (Sr., 6-2) NOTABLE Fell 48-34 to Conway in the first round of the 2017 state tournament. … Returns one of class 7A’s top scoring guards in Collin Cooper. Cooper will be looked to to handle the ball and carry a bulk of the scoring load early. … Despite a sub-.500 overall record, Fayetteville finished fourth in the 7A-West with an 8-6 mark and had the third-best scoring offense in the league in 2017. The … Continue Reading ››

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