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2022-11-30 , 0
BY DUDLEY E.DAWSON The two combatants in the Thursday night’s Arkansas 8-man high school football championship game have send plenty of each other this year and have one final game to settle it all. Rector (7-2) and North Conference champion Izard County (8-2), both represented by the mascot Cougars,  have split a pair of games …

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2022-11-29 , 0
BY DUDLEY E. DAWSON In what can certainly be described as an epic road win, Nashville survived Elkins 63-62 last Friday to advance to the Class 4A state playoff semifinals. The Scrappers (10-3), who will get a chance to avenge an earlier loss to conference foe and host Malvern (11-2) on Friday, did so in …

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2022-11-25 , 0
BY DUDLEY  E. DAWSON Perhaps the state’s best high school football game this weekend will happen Friday night in Bentonville. Cabot (9-2) will visit Bentonville (10-1) in a 7 p.m. that will find the victor advancing to the Class 7A state championship game. Tigers head coach Jody Grant is happy to have the clash at …

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2022-11-24 , 0
In his first season at the helm of his alma mater, Newport head football coach Brian Reardon is loving what he is seeing from the tradition-rich Greyhounds. Newport (9-3) has won x of its last eight games as it heads to Charleston (11-1) for Friday night Class 3A quarterfinal round game. “I feel very blessed …

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2022-11-24 , 0
It’s Elk season in the Arkansas Class 4A state high school playoffs and that’s left foes just plain Dizzy and looking for Chairs the last few weeks. Elkins (10-1), whose offense is led by quarterback Slade “Dizzy” Dean and tailback Da’Shawn Chairs, has won eight straight games and outscored  its opponents 541-179 this season. The …

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2022-11-20 , 0
BY DUDLEY E. DAWSON The two teams that battled in arguably last season’s best high school basketball game are serving up a rematch just days before Thanksgiving. Lake Hamilton downed Little Rock Parkview 87-81 in five overtimes last season in a Class 5A state tournament quarterfinal in Sheridan. The Wolves (1-0) will travel to face …

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2022-11-18 , 0
BY DUDLEY E. DAWSON Izard County is two steps away from doing the unthinkable – winning a state title in its first season of organized football. The Cougars (7-2) host Woodlawn (8-1) Friday at 7 p.m. in one of the 8-man state playoff semifinals. “We are so excited with what have been able to get …

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2022-11-17 , 0
BY DUDLEY E. DAWSON Mountain Pine’s unfinished business from last season’s 8-man high school state football playoffs is just two games away from being taken care of this year. The unbeaten Red Devils (11–0), who won the title in 2020, will host familiar foe Rector (6-2) Friday night in a semifinal round matchup while Woodlawn …

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2022-11-17 , 0
BY DUDLEY E. DAWSON Once you advance in the high school state football playoffs, there are few easy games and one second-round match up epitomizes that. Little Rock Parkview (9-2) will host Wynne (9-2) Thursday night at War Memorial Stadium at 7 p.m. in a Class 5A clash. It’s a battle of two teams that …

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2022-11-11 , 0
BY DUDLEY E. DAWSON While most of Arkansas’ high school football attention may be on the the beginning of 11-on-11 postseason action this weekend, there’s another championship bracket also getting underway. The state’s second 8-man football championship – appropriately featuring eight teams – will open action on Friday. Top seeds Mountain Pine (10-0) and Izard …

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2022-11-10 , 0
BRYANT, Ark. — Arkansas teams kick off high school football playoffs this week, but fans won’t see one defending state champion. Top-ranked and undefeated Bryant is on bye after securing their fourth consecutive outright 7A Central conference title. The team is no stranger to being ahead of the game. Head coach Buck James’ Hornets have won …

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2022-11-08 , 0
BY DUDLEY E. DAWSON Hazen’s dominate and perfect 2022 football regular season has an old foe standing in the way first as the Class 2A state playoffs get underway on Friday night. The Hornets (9-0), who have outscored their foes by a whopping 430-58 margin during this campaign, will host Poyen (5-5) Friday night at …

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2022-11-03 , 0
BY DUDLEY E. DAWSON One of the best high school football games in the state this week will be for the Class 4A-7 conference title. Arkadelphia (7-0, 5-0) will host Malvern (7-1, 5-0) Friday night in a showdown of two teams considered state title contenders. The winner gets the undisputed conference crown and the advantage …

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