Fearless Friday

2022-06-16 , 0
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — It’s almost that time for Shootout of the South! Started in 2005 and known as Arkansas’ premier 7on7 tournament, the annual event will get going on Friday morning at Pulaski Academy. It’s set to host numerous Division I athletes and field about two dozen teams from in and out of the state. …

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2022-06-10 , 0
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Boldings, assemble! After leading White Hall to the Class 5A final, 3-time state champion and Arkansas high school coaching great Bobby Bolding is joining his younger brother Brad at Parkview as defensive coordinator. “We’ve always been close,” Brad said, “So the fact that we’ll be on the same team this time will …

Brothers join forces: Brad and Bobby Bolding set to coach Parkview football Read More »

2022-06-09 , 0
BENTON, Ark. — Weeks removed from going back-to-back as class 5A state champions, Benton Softball picked up a significant honor on Thursday. Junior pitcher and third baseman Alyssa Houston was named the Arkansas Gatorade Softball Player of the Year, marking the first time a Lady Panther has ever earned the recognition. “It was shocking for me …

Following state repeat, Benton’s Alyssa Houston named Gatorade Player of the Year Read More »

2022-05-12 , 0
PINE BLUFF, Ark. — Maurice Moody knows a thing or two about turning around a program. In his seven seasons at Little Rock McClellan, he turned a 1-9 team into a two-time class 5A runner-up. Hired last December as head coach at Watson Chapel, Moody starts spring ball with the intent of rebuilding the Wildcats after they …

Maurice Moody committed to turning around Watson Chapel after winless season Read More »

2022-04-22 , 0
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas product Pierre Strong Jr. will soon get the call and go pro. With zero FBS offers to his name out of McClellan High School, the former 2-star running back bloomed into an FCS All-American at South Dakota State. Once overlooked, Strong is now a projected mid-round pick in April’s NFL Draft. …

NFL Draft prospect, Little Rock native Pierre Strong’s unlikely path to the pros Read More »

2022-04-21 , 0
MAUMELLE, Ark. — Known as one of the state’s best in getting kids recruited, Brian Maupin has found a new job that’s close to home. After Maumelle head coach Kirk Horton resigned to tend to his athletic director role, Robinson’s defensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator announced in February that he’d be taking over. Nick Walters visited …

Maup to Maumelle: Brian Maupin starts new chapter as head football coach Read More »

2022-03-16 , 0
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Razorbacks signee Derrian Ford just had a high school career-defining week. After drilling a game-winning three last Monday to send Magnolia to the state finals, Ford came down ill the days and hours prior to the championship. He’d recover with IVs in time to score 29 points and earn state final MVP …

Derrian Ford named Gatorade Player of the Year after earning state title playing sick Read More »

2022-03-14 , 0
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Nick Walters chats with Arkansas SBLive writer Kyle Sutherland after the high school basketball state finals wrap up. Sutherland dissects scores and storylines in boys and girls from 5A down, including Razorbacks signee Derrian Ford earning his third state title with Magnolia.

2022-03-14 , 0
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Thursday night was North Little Rock night at OZK Arena. The Charging Wildcats swept the 6A basketball state finals, boys beating Bentonville and girls edging Northside. Nick Walters sits down with head coaches Johnny Rice and Daryl Fimple to hear about their historic seasons. After his team’s state title repeat, Rice …

North Little Rock basketball coaches break down their 6A state finals sweep Read More »

2022-03-06 , 0
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — In a segment of Final Score, Nick Walters sits down with North Little Rock head coach Johnny Rice after the program’s boys and girls make the 6A state finals. Rice goes into detail behind his top-ranked team’s run to an undefeated conference season and their quest for a repeat as state champs. …

North Little Rock coach opens up on historic team, All-Americans, run to state Read More »

2022-03-02 , 0
SHERIDAN, Ark. — Day 2 of the class 5A state basketball tournament is in the books. In a win-or-go-home setting, 12 teams for each boys and girls dwindle down to state finalists who are bound for Hot Springs next week. Nick Walters shows highlights from Round 1 action at Sheridan High School. Jonesboro girls beat Sheridan …

5A State Basketball Tournament Highlights: Round 1, Day 2 Read More »

2022-02-11 , 0
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Another high school football season, and now another Fearless Friday Award Show, is in the books. On Friday night, Wess Moore named FOX16 Sports’ top plays last season across Central Arkansas. In front a live studio audience, the player takes home well-earned hardware and responds to the honor.

2022-02-06 , 0
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – In a segment from Final Score on FOX16, Nick Walters sits down with Razorbacks signee Nick Smith to discuss his buzzer-beating performance against Central, the secret sauce behind the guard’s gamebreaking talent, and how past hardships shaped him into a five-star McDonald’s All-American. The leader of nationally touted North Little Rock, …

Razorbacks signee Nick Smith opens up on career, senior season at NLR Read More »

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