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3A/4A This Week 1.16.17

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Following his 31-point outburst during a 74-43 win over Prairie Grove last Tuesday, Pea Ridge’s Matt Thomas revealed what possibly had led to his big night.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANTHONY REYES @NWATONYR Matt Thomas (20) of Pea Ridge drives to the basket as Josh Ezell (32) of Shiloh Christian defends Monday, Dec. 19, 2016 at Champions Gymnasium in Springdale.
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Matt Thomas (20) of Pea Ridge drives to the basket as Josh Ezell (32) of Shiloh Christian defends Monday, Dec. 19, 2016 at Champions Gymnasium in Springdale.
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Week 12 Notebook Class 5A and Below

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GRAVETTE For its second consecutive five-hour plus bus ride, Gravette’s travel itinerary isn’t changing much. The Lions won 37-27 at Pocahontas last Friday and head to Hamburg this Friday.

They traveled nearly 600 miles round trip to Pocahontas and will trek nearly 700 miles for the round trip to Hamburg.

“It’s about 15 minutes farther, so we’ll leave at 7:45 Friday morning, which about 15 minutes earlier (than last week),” said Gravette coach Bill Harrelson. “We’ll stop at (Arkansas-Monticello) instead of Harding to do (a walk-through). And we’ll get home about 4:30 (a.m.), which is about 15 minutes later than … Continue Reading ››

Week 11 Notebook Class 5A and Below

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screen-shot-2016-11-09-at-4-21-57-pm screen-shot-2016-11-09-at-4-22-28-pm   GREENLAND The Pirates finished 5-5 overall and 3-4 to take the No 5 seed from the 3A-1 Conference, but coach Lee Larkan isn’t pleased with the season as a whole. “We don’t really consider 5-5 and a fifth-place seed (as) a good season,” Larkan said. “I don’t even think a fifth seed should be in the playoffs. We’re not going to say the season was disaster, but in our minds, 5-5 is unacceptable.” Atkins (7-2-1) finished 6-1 to finish second in … Continue Reading ››

WEEK 9 NOTEBOOK CLASS 5A AND BELOW

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stat-leaders tackle-leaders SHILOH CHRISTIAN Broc Berus averages 11.4 yards per carry, which is more than a first down each time Shiloh Christian coach Jeff Conaway dials up his No. 12.

Photos by David Beach - Broc Berus (12)of the Saints  runs with the ball as Dustin Burton (28) of Prairie Grove comes up from behind for a tackle, at Champion Photos by David Beach - Broc Berus (12)of … Continue Reading ››

Prep Report Class 5A and Below Week 8

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passing-leaders rushing-leaders receiving-leaders tackles-leaders       FARMINGTON Cards Look To Stay in Playoff Hunt Farmington has yet to consecutive games, but a victory at Maumelle on Friday would keep the Cardinals in the 5A-West playoff picture. “This is our fourth homecoming in a row, so we’re seeing a lot of queens crowned,” said Farmington coach Mike Adams. The Cardinals rushed for 304 yards to spoil Vilonia’s … Continue Reading ››

PREP REPORT CLASS 5A AND BELOW WEEK 5

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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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week-5-stat-leaders week-5-tackle-leaders Shiloh Christian ready for rivalry game Prairie Grove and Shiloh Christian will hook up in a battle of unbeaten teams at Champions Stadium on Friday night. In the past 10 years, the series is even at 5-5. “It’s a big game, everyone knows that,” said Shiloh Christian coach Jeff Conaway. “It’s obviously the game of the week with two 5-0 teams an it’s been a very good rivalry. “Our guys are going to be excited and up for the game, but … Continue Reading ››

Prep Report Class 5A and Below — Week 4

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week-3-statistics Greenland Pirates Greenland suffered its first defeat, losing by a touchdown (19-12) at Gentry. The Pirates (2-1) allied for 12 points in the fourth quarter, but it was too little, too late after the Pioneers built a 19-0 lead. Long-time Pirates coach Lee Larkan believes the game was lost much earlier after his team lost a fumble deep in its first drive of the game. They then lost tailback Michael McAdoo to an injury, and the senior is not expected to play this week against Clinton at home. “We don't have much … Continue Reading ››

PREP REPORT CLASS 5A AND BELOW

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Following a physical, 21-20 overtime win against Ozark, Gravette coach Bill Harrelson is happy to report no new injuries. However, the Lions will continue to be without receiver/safety Chris Childress, who suffered a knee injury during preseason practices, when they travel to Booneville for another stiff non-conference test at 7 p.m. Friday. “We’re still going to miss Chris Childress, but we did feel fortunate to get out (of Friday’s win) without any injuries,” Harrelson said. Photo by Randy Moll Kilby Roberts, Gravette quarterback, hands off to Austin O'Brien during Friday night's (Sept. 2, 2016) … <a href=Continue Reading ››