Former Pocahontas football coach Dave Williams, who will be inducted posthumously into this year’s Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame, won 206 games in 33 seasons with the Redskins.
Pocahontas benefited from longtime leaderPosted: at 2:15 a.m.
Jeff Williams saw Dave Williams in three different lights -- father, football coach and colleague.
Little Rock Parkview’s Khalil Garland (far right) comes down with a rebound against two Mills defenders as teammate Kevin Cross (20) looks on Friday during the Patriots’ 57-55 overtime victory over the Comets in the championship game of the 5A-Central Conference Tournament in Maumelle.
Little Rock Parkview's lone two points in overtime were enough to hand Mills its second loss of the season Friday night.
Morgan Brady and No. 5 Little Rock Parkview played like they were on a mission Friday night.
Most basketball coaches teach defense first, and the coaches in the Little Rock Central Tigers' 68-41 victory over the Little Catholic Rockets at Rocket Gymnasium on Friday night are no exceptions.
Springdale Har-Ber rained down 3-point shots in the first half to build a big lead, but held off a late Rogers Heritage rally to claim a 71-61 win to secure a share of the 7A-West Conference title on Friday night in War Eagle Arena.
Lisa Bivens kicked off her heels as she climbed the ladder to trim the last strand of net from the rim.
Little Rock Parkview Coach Al Flanigan said he knew going in to Thursday night's game that there was at least one disadvantage to playing a team the Patriots had already defeated three times this season by at least 12 points.
Morgan Wallace helped turn Pulaski Academy's fortunes around Thursday afternoon thanks in part to two second-half reverse layups.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/JASON IVESTER Rogers Heritage junior Seth Stanley drives around Rogers High senior Jake Benninghoff on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at Rogers High. ***NOTE: NOT FOR DAILY; FOR FEATURE ON STANLEY***
ROGERS -- The basketball didn't feel right when it left Seth Stanley's right hand.
CHARLESTON -- Senior post Kellie Lampo got the offense going early and often, finding high-percentage shots for Jessieville in the first round of the Class 3A Region 1 Tournament.
Subiaco Academy’s James Taylor (left) slaps the ball out of the hands of Shiloh Christian’s Connor Reece on Thursday during the Class 4A North Region Tournament in West Fork.
WEST FORK -- Holly Griffin and Sara Greenlee did their best to turn Huntsville's girls inside out Thursday night.
Rachel Reaves of Haas Hall competes in the 200-yard individual medley Jan. 26 in the Bentonville January Classic swim meet at the Bentonville Community Center.
BENTONVILLE -- Taylor Pike has the best times among Class 6A/7A swimmers in six individual events, and Bentonville High coach Nick Nersesian would love nothing more than to put his senior standout in all of them during the Arkansas Swim and Dive Championships.
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette sports editor Chip Souza hosts the Prep Rally video cast.
Westin Church (24) of Pea Ridge drops in a layup as West Fork’s Justin Bivens attempts to block the shot Wednesday during the 4A-North Regional Tournament at the Tiger Dome in West Fork. Visit nwadg.com/photos for more pictures from the game.
WEST FORK -- Trent Loyd said his team had this game circled on their calendar for a full year.
J.D. Smith of Sylvan Hills puts up a shot in front of Little Rock Christian’s Kalin Bennett (50) during the Bears’ 56-50 victory over the Warriors on Wednesday at the 5A-Central Tournament in Maumelle.
Sylvan Hills junior J.D. Smith scored only four points in Wednesday's 5A-Central Tournament game, but his two field goals came at the most pivotal times.
The Little Rock Fair War Eagles still puzzle Coach Charlie Johnson at times, but they have a few more games to resolve their issues.
Little Rock Parkview scored the first 11 points Wednesday night and never looked back.
Sophomore Wilson has game-high 24 points for Lady PiratesPosted: Feb 23, 2017 at 1 a.m.
Greenland sophomore Fiona Wilson had a game-high 24 points to help the Lady Pirates rally for a 44-31 victory against Perryville in the first round of the Class 3A Region 1 Tournament.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Fayetteville forward Jasmine Franklin (32) tries to score over Springdale High guard Destiny Jackson (12) on Tuesday at Bulldog Arena in Fayetteville. Visit nwadg.com/photos for more photographs from the game.
Fayetteville was cruising on Senior Night when the girls were reminded there was a junior who wanted in on the fun as well.
Garrett Wilmot buried his fifth 3-pointer of the game from deep in the corner early in the fourth quarter. He clapped his hands together and a big grin spread across his face as he raced back down the floor Tuesday night in King Arena.
Pressure defense made Springdale Har-Ber's third meeting with Van Buren vastly different from the Jan. 24 loss on the Pointers' home floor.
Rogers Heritage's boys controlled the offensive pace Tuesday night, but what they couldn't dictate was Bentonville High's ability to grab offensive rebounds when needed.
Beebe’s Marianna Richey (21) tries to throw a pass around a Little Rock Christian defender during the Badgers’ 64-53 victory over the Lady Warriors on Tuesday at the 5A-Central Tournament in Maumelle.
Allie Lane was not looking to score until she was forced into it.
Fort Smith Northside used a 42-point second half to beat Cabot 65-52 and earn a first-round bye in next week's Class 7A State Tournament.
The North Little Rock girls basketball team clinched the No. 1 seed from the 7A-Central Conference for next week's Class 7A girls state basketball tournament with a 64-21 victory Tuesday night over Bryant.
With next week's Class 7A State Tournament looming, Little Rock Central is finding its stride.
Des Duckworth had the answer for the North Little Rock boys Tuesday night.
West Fork coach Rodney Selph calls out to his players from the sideline Jan. 31 during a game against Gravette at the Tiger Dome in West Fork.
WEST FORK -- Sara Greenlee remembers the disappointment she felt last season after West Fork was eliminated from postseason play by Elkins in the district tournament.
Siloam Springs beat Greenwood three times during the regular season, but the Panthers couldn't do it a fourth time Tuesday night in the game that mattered the most.
Ashley Breathitt (right) of Fayetteville drives to the basket as Krista Clark of Bentonville defends Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, during the first half in Bulldog Arena. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see more photographs from the game.
Fayetteville senior fine with letting others shinePosted: Feb 21, 2017 at 1 a.m.
FAYETTEVILLE -- In an era where social media serves as a sounding board for college prospects, Fayetteville senior Ashley Breathitt's humbleness is refreshing.
Bentonville’s Luke Brandon (left) the state’s winningest wrestler with 231 victories, scored a major decision over Benton’s William Brister in the Class 6A/7A 170-pound class Saturday. It was Brandon’s third state championship.
Bentonville senior Luke Brandon, the state's all-time winningest wrestler, capped his career Saturday night with another victory and a third state title.
Blackhawks fend off late rally to upend top-seeded HuntsvillePosted: Feb 19, 2017 at 5:45 a.m.
BERRYVILLE -- Pea Ridge was tagged with a technical foul before Saturday's 4A-1 Conference Tournament even began. One of its reserves dunked in pregame -- a no-no by rule.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN Bentonville High’s Cash Jones (left) attempts to shake off Russellville’s Logan Sloss on Saturday in the championship match of the 145-pound class in the 6A-7A state high school wrestling tournament at the Jack Stephens Center in Little Rock.
LITTLE ROCK -- Bentonville trailed Springdale Har-Ber by two points to start the final day of the Class 6A-7A state high school wrestling tournament, but the Tigers were celebrating atop the medal stand at the end Saturday evening at the Jack Stephens Center.
Cabot’s Harris Sutton celebrates a major decision over Tim Wooten of Rogers Heritage in the Class 6A/7A 220-pound championship Saturday at the Jack Stephens Center in Little Rock. Cabot finished 14th in the team competition, which was won by Bentonville. More photos at arkansasonline.com galleries.
That’s 2 in a row for Panthers; Tigers win for 3rd timePosted: Feb 19, 2017 at 5:45 a.m.
Pulaski Academy got closer to Greenbrier in this year's Arkansas state high school wrestling tournament at the Jack Stephens Center in Little Rock.
Senior Maurio Goggins drained a 75-footer to end the third quarter, but it was his free throws with 23.5 seconds left that allowed Little Rock Hall to escape with a 62-58 victory over visiting Jacksonville in the first round of the 6A-East Conference Tournament.
JONESBORO -- Jonesboro Coach Wes Swift was hoping for an uneventful first-round game against the Searcy Lions in the first round of the 6A-East Conference Tournament Saturday afternoon.
WEST MEMPHIS -- The West Memphis boys limited Mountain Home to seven field goals and forced 17 turnovers in a 49-24 victory Saturday in the first round of the 6A-East Conference Tournament.