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Bentonville West Girls 2017 Season Preview

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.
Henry Apple
COACH Zach Nidiffer

LAST YEAR’S RECORD This is the Lady Wolverines' inaugural season.

KEY PLAYERS F/MF Alissa Carlson (Jr.); F/MF Rachel Higgins (Soph.)

TOP NEWCOMERS D Emma Ferrigni (Fr.)

THE SKINNY Nidiffer was chosen to guide West's girls after winning a state championship last year at Claremore, Okla., and said the transition to starting a new program has been amazing. "It's a rare opportunity to start a brand new program, a new school," he said. "We started out kind of rough with girls from all over the place but we've been able to practice in offseason since August, and it's starting to come together." Nidiffer said … Continue Reading ››

Bentonville West Boys 2017 Season Preview

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.
Henry Apple
COACH John Marshall

LAST YEAR’S RECORD This is the Wolverines' inaugural season.

KEY PLAYERS F Tyler Guentz (Jr.), D Ethan Stockdale (Soph.), MF George Shultz (Jr.), GK Joel Garcia (Jr.).

TOP NEWCOMERS MF Tom Shultz (Fr.), M Brayden Douthit (Soph.), MF/F Blake McDoulett (Soph.).

THE SKINNY Marshall, a former head coach at Springdale Har-Ber, returns to the ranks after spending last year as an assistant for Bentonville's girls team. He inherits four players that did see playing time at Bentonville last year in Guentz, Stockdale, Shultz and Garcia. The Wolverines are already off to a good start with a 3-0 victory over Green Forest … Continue Reading ››

Bentonville West 2017 Season Preview

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.
Henry Apple
COACH Anthony Cantrell

LAST YEAR’S RECORD This is the Lady Wolverines' inaugural season

KEY PLAYERS OF Karlie Stafford (Jr.), OF Jazmine Dodd (Jr.), IF Anna Griffin (Jr.), P/UT Brittany Crowson, IF Emily Roberson (Soph.)

TOP NEWCOMERS P/UT Hallie Wacaser (Fr.), P/IF Emma Wood (Soph.)

THE SKINNY Cantrell comes to West after a 19-year tenure at North Little Rock, which includes seven years as the school's softball coach. Under his guidance, the Lady Charging Wildcats won three straight state championships before he went into an administrative role last year. ... Crowson saw pitching experience as a freshman at Bentonville two seasons ago and is … Continue Reading ››

Bentonville West 2017 Season Preview

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.
Henry Apple
COACH Chip Durham (first year)

LAST YEAR’S RECORD This is the Wolverines' first season.

KEY PLAYERS CF Joey Aden (Soph.); SS Will Jarrett (Soph.); LHP/1B Jaron Jenkins (Jr.); LHP/OF Jason Gloeckler (Jr.); 2B/RHP Dakota McDonald (Soph.); LHP Hunter Mayes (Soph.)

THE SKINNY Durham returns to coaching baseball for the first time since 2010, when he resigned his position as head coach at Nicholls State after five seasons. He is also a former coach at Crowder College, but this is the first time he will coach at the high school level. … He inherits a West team with no seniors and no players … Continue Reading ››

State Basketball Scores – Feb. 21

Scottie Bordelon

Scottie Bordelon

Scottie Bordelon is a sports reporter for NWA Media covering Springdale High and Springdale Har-Ber. He previously worked in Fort Smith, where his beat was Northside High School. He is a University of Arkansas graduate.
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Tuesday state high school basketball scores:

THE TOP LINE: Bentonville West 63, Rogers High 53

Coach Greg White and Bentonville West are heading to the state tournament. In its first year of existence, West clinched a state tournament berth with its 10-point win against Rogers Tuesday.

Garrett Wilmot scored a game-high 24 points, including five 3-pointers, to help the Wolverines clinch on the road.

Boys

Springdale Har-Ber 53, Van Buren 45 Fayetteville 40, Springdale High 32 Bentonville High 49, Rogers Heritage 34 Jacksonville 90, Searcy 53 Watson Chapel 50, Camden Fairview 40 El Dorado 61, Lake Hamilton 39 North Little Rock 70, Bryant 61 Conway 60, Little Rock Catholic 38 Morrilton 69, Clarksville … Continue Reading ››

Springdale High This Week

Scottie Bordelon

Scottie Bordelon

Scottie Bordelon is a sports reporter for NWA Media covering Springdale High and Springdale Har-Ber. He previously worked in Fort Smith, where his beat was Northside High School. He is a University of Arkansas graduate.
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Jeremy Price's young Springdale team dropped its fifth straight game Friday, falling to Van Buren, 47-34, behind Jordan West's game-high 18 points.

The Red'Dogs currently sit on the outside looking into the state tournament as the final week of the regular season begins. At 6-18 and 3-9 in league play, Springdale is still only a game behind Bentonville West in the standings with two games left, though. They'll need luck on their side to get in.

The Lady Red'Dogs had another setback at home Friday, losing to Jamilyn Kinney and Van Buren, 52-32. Springdale struggled mightily offensively, especially in the first quarter. … Continue Reading ››

Bentonville West This Week

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.
Henry Apple
The magic number for Bentonville West's boys remains at one for now.

The Wolverines (11-14, 4-8) will earn their first berth to the Class 7A state tournament with one more win or one more Springdale High loss.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/BEN GOFF @NWABENGOFF Cobe Muldrew of Bentonville West drives past Trey Costantini of Bentonville on Friday Jan. 27, 2017 during the game in Bentonville's Tiger Arena. NWA Democrat-Gazette/BEN GOFF @NWABENGOFF
Cobe Muldrew of Bentonville West drives past Trey Costantini of Bentonville on Friday Jan. 27, 2017 during the game … Continue Reading ››

Player Video Spotlight — A-Shaundi Henry

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.
Henry Apple

Bentonville West Basketball — Week of Feb. 13

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.
Henry Apple
The last four games of the regular season have become a matter of survival for Bentonville West's boys.

The Wolverines (11-12, 4-6 7A-West) snapped out of a three-game tailspin Friday night by grinding out a 37-28 victory at Springdale High and improved their chances of going to the Class 7A state tournament in their inaugural season. West scored 17 points in the fourth quarter -- nine by Gabe Hornsby -- after being limited to just 20 points over the first three quarters of play.

The victory not only gives West a one-game lead over Springdale in the 7A-West standings, but the nine-point … Continue Reading ››

Bentonville West Hoops — Week Of Feb. 6

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.
Henry Apple
Bentonville West's boys may have hit a low spot last week, and the Wolverines must regroup fast.

West has lost five of its last six games and has gone from having a share of the 7A-West Conference lead to now having to fight for a spot in the Class 7A State tournament following its poorest offensive performance of the season -- a 36-25 loss at Van Buren.

The Wolverines, despite their offensive struggles, were still in the game through three quarters. West entered the fourth quarter with only a 23-21 deficit, but the Wolverines managed just four points over the final … Continue Reading ››