Cabot fumbled away its chance to give Coach Mike Malham his 300th career victory.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/J.T. WAMPLER Fayetteville High School's Camren Fisher finishes first in the varsity 5K race Saturday Sept. 22, 2018 at the 30th annual Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival in Fayetteville.
Camren Fischer had no problems taking an early lead, but he could sense opposing runners on his heels as he headed toward the finish line Saturday morning.
Springdale High 50, Rogers Heritage 28
Conway 45, FS Southside 19
West 31, Fayetteville 28
Bentonville High 44, Springdale Har-Ber 8
The Greenwood offense was held to a three-and-out punt on its initial drive of the game, but the Bulldogs got it going after that on a rainy Friday night at Smith-Robinson Stadium.
Hayden Stout scored four touchdowns, and Greenland's defense was even stouter during a 25-12 win against Charleston on Friday night.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Fayetteville quarterback Hank Gibbs rolls out to pass as Bentonville West linebacker Kendall Young is blocked Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, during the first half of play at Harmon Stadium in Fayetteville. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see more photos from the game.
Rain poured off Bryan Pratt's clean-shaved head Friday night as the final horn sounded.
Rogers High looked to have the momentum, scoring 20 straight points to take a lead for the first time early in the second half of its 7A-West Conference opener, but Van Buren had the answer.
#33 Cary McClain of Conway follows the blocking of #43 Nick Tufu on his way to a first down during the first half.
In less than three minutes of game time, Conway turned a close game into a blowout Friday night.
Shiloh Christian played methodically in the rain Friday night and needed just more than three minutes in the first quarter to put 29 points on the board in a 36-0 rout over Berryville in the 4A-1 Conference opener at Champions Stadium.
SPRINGDALE Har-Ber VS BENTONVILLE - Preston Crawford of Bentonville runs the ball as Justin Moto attempts to bring him down at Tigers Stadium, Bentonville, AR, on Friday September 21, 2018. Special to NWA Democrat-Gazette/ David Beach
Special teams play proved to be the difference for Bentonville High in its 7A-West Conference opener.
Buck James was anxious to see how his Bryant Hornets would respond after his team blew an 11-point, fourth-quarter lead in a 36-35 loss to Fayetteville last week.
Even with his team down by two touchdowns in the first half Friday night, Springdale High coach Zak Clark's confidence the Bulldogs would win the game never faltered.
Siloam Springs didn't hit the panic button after a pair of special teams blunders put the Panthers in a 14-0 hole against Sheridan on Friday night.
Senior linebacker Curtis Hill knocked away a two-point conversion pass with 3:39 remaining to secure West Memphis' 22-20 victory over Marion on Friday night.
Coach Buck James was eager to see how Bryant would respond after his team blew an 11-point, fourth-quarter lead in a 36-35 loss to Fayetteville.
Cary McClain (33) of Conway follows the blocking of Nick Tufu (43) on his way to a first down during the first half Friday against Fort Smith Southside in Fort Smith. Conway won 45-19.
In less than three minutes of game time, Conway turned a close game into a blowout.
Bad weather and the North Little Rock Charging Wildcats dominated.
BENTONVILLE WEST 31, FAYETTEVILLE 28
BENTONVILLE 44, SPRINGDALE HAR-BER 8
SPRINGDALE 50, ROGERS HERITAGE 28
VAN BUREN 30, ROGERS 20
Sky Davidson asked a friend a question after Clinton's 49-27 victory over Harding Academy on Friday night at First Security Stadium.
Sylvan Hills quarterback Dionte Hutchinson (3) scrambles out of the pocket as Pine Bluff linebacker Dau’zhu Thomas gives chase during Friday night’s game in Sherwood.
PINE BLUFF 14, SYLVAN HILLS 3
Joe T. Robinson running back Tyler Jones (20) runs through a hole in the Fountain Lake defense during the Senators’ 28-6 victory on Friday.
Joe T. Robinson handled the weather and manhandled Fountain Lake in a soggy 7A-4 Conference opener that was called at the half on Friday night.
BENTON 27, RUSSELLVILLE 0
GREENWOOD 41, LR HALL 6
JONESBORO 35, MOUNTAIN HOME 7
SEARCY 37, JACKSONVILLE 0
SILOAM SPRINGS 24, SHERIDAN 14
BLYTHEVILLE 37, WYNNE 7
FORREST CITY 48, GREENE COUNTY TECH 6
HARRISON 21, MORRILTON 9
NETTLETON 17, BATESVILLE 3
VALLEY VIEW 35, PARAGOULD 6
BAUXITE 34, MALVERN 3
BENTON HARMONY GROVE 36, ASHDOWN 20
CENTRAL ARKANSAS CHRISTIAN 40, RIVERVIEW 14