NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Brennon Lewis (center) of Fayetteville drives to the basket as Michael Shanks (11) and Asa Hutchinson IV of Bentonville defend Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, during the first half in Bulldog Arena. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see more photographs from the game.
Bentonville High enjoyed a noticeable size advantage against Fayetteville, but the Tigers’ 3-point shooting proved to be the difference Saturday afternoon in Bulldog Arena.
Maumelle’s Darius Tate shoots in front of all five Little Rock Central defenders during the Hornets’ 69-63 victory over the Tigers in the MLK Showcase at Pulaski Academy.
Rico Lindsey made up for a lackluster first half, hitting eight consecutive free throws in the fourth quarter to help Maumelle seal a 69-63 victory over Little Rock Central in Saturday's MLK Showcase at Pulaski Academy.
Mills remains undefeated against El Dorado in the 2016-2017 season.
With its senior leader saddled with foul trouble, Episcopal Collegiate got a huge boost from two freshmen to hold off Charleston on Saturday.
Jonesboro was one quarter away from losing its first game of the 2016-2017 season Saturday afternoon.
Junior guard Tylor Perry scored 12 of his 24 points in the game's final 12 minutes, helping Springdale Har-Ber brush past host Little Rock Christian 64-58 in overtime Saturday night at the MLK Showcase.
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Marquesha Davis (24) of Springdale High shoots as Brittany Crowson of Bentonville West defends on Friday at Wolverine Arena in Centerton.
Marquesha Davis got Springdale High off to a quick start, scoring 11 of her game-high 18 points in the first quarter.
There were some jokes that Matt Wilson had shot the lights out when Farmington schools lost power earlier this week.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Madison Sherrill (center) of Rogers High protects the ball while Destiny Posey (20) of Fayetteville and a teammate apply pressure Friday at King Arena in Rogers. Visit nwadg.com/photos for more pictures from the game.
Fayetteville's smothering defensive pressure put Rogers on its heels early, forcing 18 first-half turnovers, and the Lady Mounties never recovered.
The 3-point shots were very good to Springdale Har-Ber's boys Friday night, especially when they flew out of Tylor Perry's hands.
Lions use big third quarter to pull away from Shiloh ChristianPosted: Jan 14, 2017 at 2 a.m.
Gravette's Dayton Wishon screamed "Let's go!" as he pumped his right fist during a second quarter run that gave the Lions the lead for good in a 69-56 victory over Shiloh Christian at Champions Gymnasium.
Joellen Wright is getting a second opportunity to lead the Siloam Springs volleyball program, and this time it's on a permanent basis.
Nathan Corder came off a triple screen to get the ball, crossed midcourt and let it fly.
Pea Ridge continued its winning streak behind a smothering, full-court press to beat West Fork on Friday night.
VAN BUREN -- Junior guard Jamilyn Kinney got the offense going in the first quarter and stepped up when it was needed most in the third quarter Friday night at Clair Bates Arena.
The Little Rock Central boys basketball team couldn't afford to go 0-2 in the 7A-Central Conference.
Jacie Higgins said putting aside Tuesday's loss to top-ranked North Little Rock was not the easiest thing to do. The Conway senior, however, made Friday's 65-44 victory over Cabot appear as if she had no ill effects from that previous outing.
Finally playing a home game, the North Little Rock Lady Charging Wildcats wasted little time showing they still know how to play for the home folks.
Bobby Joe Duncan scored 12 of his 14 points in the game's final 17 minutes, helping the Cabot Panthers earn a come-from-behind 55-49 victory over the Conway Wampus Cats in a 7A-Central Conference game Friday night.
Little Rock Mills played well enough to lead Little Rock McClellan by 15 at halftime, but turned it up a notch in the second half.
Coming off an impressive win at Little Rock Central, the last thing Fort Smith Northside coach Eric Burnett wanted from his team was a flat effort at home against Little Rock Catholic.
From the get-go, Charleston let visiting Paris know it wasn't just a one-man show.
Rogers High senior Hoang Chau, manager for the boys' basketball team, shoots video Jan. 6 of the game against Springdale Har-Ber at King Arena in Rogers.
ROGERS -- Hoang Chau admitted he knew nothing about basketball four years ago when Rogers High boys basketball coach Wayne Herren approached him about being a manager.
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette sports reporter Vernon Tarver hosts the weekly Prep Rally video cast.
Haas Hall senior Angela Saitta (3) dribbles to the basket Jan. 3 against Gentry in a 3A/4A District 1 game in Gentry. Saitta scored 21 points in the contest and is averaging 17.9 points per game this season. She also scored a 34 on the ACT and carries a 4.19 GPA.
Angela Saitta flashed into the lane, her golden braids bouncing from side to side.
The search for the next Fayetteville football coach is underway.
Sylvan Hills put the clamps on Kris Bankston while earning a 57-50 victory at Little Rock Fair in a 6A/5A-4 Conference game Wednesday night.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/MICHAEL WOODS @NWAMICHAELW Madison Sherrill, Rogers forward (25) tries to get the rebound from Heritage defenders Hannah Watkins (23) and Kayla Richardson (21) Tuesday, January 10, 2017 during their game at Heritage High School in Rogers.
Seth Stanley delivered when his team needed it the most Tuesday night.
It took North Little Rock a while, but the Lady Charging Wildcats defeated Conway for the third time this season Tuesday night
Little Rock Hall made 29 of 33 free throws, including 16 of 17 by senior guard Maurio Goggins, to pull out a 73-62 victory Tuesday on its home floor in a 6A/5A-4 matchup against Little Rock Christian.
A late flurry of shots gave Fort Smith Northside a chance at knocking off No. 2 Little Rock Central in the 7A-Central Conference opener for both teams Tuesday night. The Lady Bears' problem, however, was that very few of those attempts found their mark.
Tyler Roth of Fayetteville High has his shot blocked by Northside defender Isaiah Joe (10) on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, during a game at Fayetteville High School.
There was nothing average, ordinary or regular about Fort Smith Northside's Isaiah Joe Tuesday night.
Kendarious Smith finished with 23 points to lead Conway to a 74-65 victory over North Little Rock on Tuesday night at Buzz Bolding Arena.
Feb. 20, 2014, was the last time the Fort Smith Southside girls team won a 7A Conference game.