NWA Fall Sports Notebook — Week 4

Bentonville High Bentonville's boys golf team closed out its regular season Tuesday afternoon with a 162-181 victory over Van Buren at Bella Vista Country Club. The Tigers won't play again until the Class 7A state tournament, which takes Oct. 3-4 in Fayetteville. In the meantime, coach Kent Early said there's still plenty of work they can do between now and then. "We're going to go out and play a couple of rounds so we can solidify our five spots for the state tournament," Early said. "We have had eight golfers that have shared time in our one through five spots this year. "We're going … Continue Reading ››

Division I Football Report: Week 4

Screen Shot 2017-09-20 at 10.03.48 AM Bentonville High

The Tigers have a turnover bug they need to exterminate as they head into 7A-West Conference play this week.

Bentonville (1-2) turned the ball 10 times and is minus-8 in its turnover margin through nonconference play, and that issue has been addressed as the Tigers open league play against Fayetteville.

"Two areas are getting us beat — turnovers and mental mistakes," Bentonville coach Jody Grant said. "Those are addressed every time it happens. We spend a lot of time out there doing up-downs for every … Continue Reading ››

Anderson, Faulkenberry share Athlete of the Week

Because we couldn’t settle on who was more deserving between Greenland’s Austin Anderson and Gentry’s Jon Faulkenberry, both have been named ARPreps.com Athletes of the Week for their performances during a historic game last Friday night.

Anderson and Faulkenberry combined for more than 700 yards and 13 touchdowns in Greenland’s 76-71 victory that ended when Gentry’s five-lateral passes on the final play resulted in a Pirates’ fumble recovery.

Anderson completed 14 of 23 passes for 243 yards and three … Continue Reading ››

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