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.
BENTONVILLE – Tigers running back Jacob Clark was battling a bum knee, but came up big when Bentonville needed him most in a 38-31 win Friday.
The senior running back rushed for three touchdowns, two in the fourth quarter, to push Bentonville over a tough Catholic team and into the state quarterfinals against FS Northside. Clark rushed for 186 yards on 23 touches and had scores of 1, 30 and 38 yards.
The Rockets gave the Tigers all they wanted and more and even carried a 31-24 lead into the fourth quarter without their starting quarterback and running back, who left the … Continue Reading ››
Jimmy Carter is an award-winning sports reporter for NWA Media. His primary beat is Springdale High. He also covers Huntsville and Greenland. He is a Tulsa native and a University of Arkansas graduate.
RECORDS Little Rock Catholic 2-4, 1-2 7A/6A-Central. Siloam Springs 4-2, 1-2.
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BETWEEN THE LINES The Panthers snapped a two-game losing streak last week with a 26-24 win at Van Buren. … The Panthers rushed for 216 yards, including a career-high 164 yards from senior running back Ricky Hughes. Hughes leads the 7A/6A-Central Conference with 633 rushing yards. … Siloam Springs senior quarterback Jordan Norberg leads the league in both completions and attempts, having completed 87 of 145 passes (60 percent) for 942 yards, four touchdowns … Continue Reading ››
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.
Another year of high school sports is officially in the books, and there is still three more months before the next one begins.
Still, it didn't take long for some people to look beyond next season, especially when the Arkansas Activities Association released the classification numbers for the 2016-18 cycle on April 30. These numbers — consisting of a school's average number of students in grades 9-11 over a three-year span — determine a school's classification for those two school years.
The next cycle marks the beginning of Bentonville West and a consolidated Jacksonville-North Pulaski high school, marking some of the noticeable … Continue Reading ››