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Football: Springdale re-emerging as best football town in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyI was not overly excited when I was told I'd be covering Springdale High sports after I was hired by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in 1998. Continue reading...

Football: Springdale rivals can now focus on each other

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- The showdown is set. Continue reading...

Rick's Picks: Har-Ber must maintain its focus on Rogers High

Subscriber onlyThe "one at a time" mantra can be boring to fans, whether it's Nick Saban or the coach of a six-man high school team in Montana spouting it. Continue reading...

Arkansans aplenty on college football landscape

Subscriber onlyNo Hogs, no problem. Continue reading...

Football: Charleston uses interceptions to hold off Ozark

Subscriber onlyCharleston held onto throws better than Ozark on both sides of the ball Friday. Continue reading...

Football: Springdale faces major road test at Russellville

Subscriber onlyDo you remember the newspaper headline "Jones to Birmingham to Atlanta?" Continue reading...

Faulkenberry leads Gentry to fast start

Subscriber onlyGENTRY — There are plenty of reasons why Gentry has already equalled its win total from last year in two games. Continue reading...

Miami cancellation adds to ASU’s frustration

Subscriber onlyIt is unusual to write sympathetically about Arkansas State while positioned in the heart of Razorbacks country, but I will proceed anyway and deal with the backlash later. Continue reading...

Football: Bryant earns respect for central Arkansas teams

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- So, what's better than defeating your rival in front of 32,000 fans at War Memorial Stadium? Continue reading...

Football: Fayetteville ready for top challenger from central Arkansas

Subscriber onlyDid you hear about the exciting game at War Memorial Stadium last week that drew over 30,000 fans and wasn't decided until the final play? Continue reading...

Tulsa slams Naturals to even division series

Subscriber onlyTulsa found its hitting stroke to even its division series with Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

Rewinding exciting first week of high school football

Subscriber onlySo, what did we learn from a long, opening week of the high school football season that stretched from Monday to Saturday? Continue reading...

Football: Blackhawks eye top spot after two wins in one week

Subscriber only Is Pea Ridge the No. 1 team in Class 4A? Continue reading...

Rick's Picks: Pea Ridge double trouble for Week 1 opponents

Subscriber onlyRemember the playoffs last season, when three teams from the 4A-1 Conference advanced to the semifinals in Class 4A? Continue reading...

Flipping through the records book to begin high school football season

Subscriber onlySo, you think you know high school football? Continue reading...

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