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Northwest Arkansas’ Playoff Picture

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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I consider the perfect time to get an early look at how the Arkansas high school football playoff picture is shaping comes after the eighth week has been completed. After spending most of Saturday morning pouring into the possibilities, one thing is for certain: there are still a lot of variables that could take place. Not all of them have the situation like Van Buren, where it's win one certain game or stay home. Since that is the case, I have limited everything to each team's best possible situation and its worst possible situation. Here is what I've come up with so far.  … Continue Reading ››

Dog Days: Decatur’s Tyler Riddle

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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Check out Friday's Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for more on Tyler Riddle and the Decatur Bulldogs.

At A Glance

Tyler Riddle

School: Decatur

Class: Senior

Height: 6-0

Weight: 171

Position: TE/LB

Notable: Caught 7 passes for 152 yards last season. ... Had 39 tackles at linebacker. ... Could also move up to play defensive end this season.

— Paul Nielsen • @NWAPaul