Bears have obstacles in 6A-East

Sylvan Hills' football team will face several challenges this season. Among those are a jump from Class 5A to Class 6A, a tough schedule and plenty of new players and Coach Jim Withrow knows his team will face new hurdles.

Bears at a glance

COACH Jim Withrow, 12th season at Sylvan Hills (20th season overall)


2017 RECORD 6-5 (4-3, 5A-Central)

KEY RETURNEES QB Nate Floyd, Sr., 5-11, 215; SB Seth Taylor, Sr., 5-5, 165; FS Micah Williams, Sr., 5-7, 165; CB/SB Jamir Chutes, Sr., 5-5, 155; C William Mayo, Jr., 6-5, 335; FS Dionte Hutchison, Jr., 5-10, 152; G/DL Julian Willis, Sr., 5-9, 275



Aug. 24;at Arkadelphia

Aug. 31;LR Catholic

Sept. 7;at LR McClellan

Sept. 21;Pine Bluff*

Sept. 28;at Marion*

Oct. 5;at West Memphis*

Oct. 12;at Jacksonville*

Oct. 19;at Mountain Home*

Oct. 26;Jonesboro*

Nov. 1;Searcy*

  • 6A-East Conference game

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