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High school basketball report

Posted: January 11, 2013 at 2:37 a.m.

Fayetteville Athletic Director Barry Gebhart, who led the Bulldogs to a Class 7A basketball state championship in 2009, said the school’s new arena played a big factor in the school getting the chance to host the Class 7A state tournament.

Fayetteville Athletic Director Barry Gebhart, who led the Bulldogs to a Class 7A basketball state championship in 2009, said the school’s new arena played a big factor in the school getting the chance to host the Class 7A state tournament.

Bulldogs to host 7A state Fayetteville Athletic Director Barry Gebhart said the Bulldogs getting a new home court was “long overdue.” “Our old gym was 51 years old,” Gebhart said. “It served us well, but I knew we had to have a place that would last us another 50 years.” The Arkansas Activities Association’s Board of Directors awarded Fayetteville High School the Class 7A state basketball tournament during Thursday’s meeting in North Little Rock.

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Sports, Pages 23 on 01/11/2013

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