Conway’s Matthew Lloyd (top) tags out Bryant’s Logan Chambers at second base after getting caught in a rundown Friday during the Wampus Cats’ 6-5 victory over the Hornets in the semifi nals of the Central Arkansas Invitational in Little Rock.
Down by three runs and down to a final out, Conway's Jordan Wicks was anything but down and out about the Wampus Cats' comeback chances.
Connor Boyle had two hits, one a first-inning home run, as a resurgent Morrilton took an 11-6 victory over Sylvan Hills in a semifinal of the Central Arkansas Invitational on Friday at Lamar Porter Field in Little Rock.
Greenland pitcher Will Overton delivers to the plate Thursday against Holland Hall during the Jarren Sorters Memorial Tournament at A.J. Allen Park in Greenland. Visit nwadg.com/photos for more photos from the game.
GREENLAND -- Greenland put together just enough offense Thursday to back the strong pitching of senior Will Overton.
Morrilton did not enter the Central Arkansas Invitational with a sparkling record but the Devil Dogs put together two eye-popping performances Thursday.
Sylvan Hills’ Ryan Lumpkin delivers a pitch during the Bears’ 10-0 victory Thursday at the Central Arkansas Invitational. The Bears later defeated Springdale 14-6.
Sylvan Hills worked its way out of a bases-loaded jam in the first inning, allowing only one run, then scored nine times over the final three innings Thursday for a 14-6 run-rule victory over Springdale in the Central Arkansas Invitational at Mike Bromley Field in Sherwood.
COURTESY PHOTO Daniel Kinard of Bentonville is a motorcycle road racer. He competes in the Central Motorcycle Racing Association. Kinard is a student at Bentonville High School.
BENTONVILLE — A soft cast stretched from Daniel Kinard’s right hand to his elbow.
FARMINGTON -- Bentonville West used a six-run third inning as a springboard to a 16-2 over Farmington in the championship game of the Farmington Invitational on Saturday night.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/CHARLIE KAIJO Austin Garrett of Springdale Har-Ber high jumps Friday during the Tiger Relays at the Tiger Athletic Complex in Bentonville.
It was a sprint to the finish line that determined the winner of the girls 1,600-meter run Friday night.
FARMINGTON -- Farmington, Bentonville West, Conway and Cabot were winners on the first day of the Farmington Invitational Softball tournament on Friday.
Fabrizio Campagnola felt sick Tuesday.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Rogers High's Courtney Storey (right) is congratulated by coach Mike Harper on Thursday as she rounds third base after hitting a home run against Rogers Heritage at Veterans Park in Rogers. Visit nwadg.com/photos for more photos from the game.
Rogers High has struggled to score runs consistently thus far this season, but the Lady Mounties' bats warmed like the temperature Thursday afternoon in Veterans Park.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANTHONY REYES @NWATONYR Ben Roach (13) has also helped out on the mound some in relief as well as behind the plate as Springdale High is off to a strong start to the season this year.
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VAN BUREN -- It didn't take Bentonville West shortstop Hallie Wacaser long to make an impact at the plate on a windy Tuesday night.
FAYETTEVILLE --The Davenport cousins took care of Bentonville Tuesday with a big assist from Emory Kincaid.
NWA Democrat-Gazette/BEN GOFF @NWABENGOFF Ginger Olson (3) of Bentonville High watches her shot go into the net past Fayetteville keeper Payton Woodward (bottom center) after a rebound Tuesday at Bentonville's Tiger Athletic Complex.
BENTONVILLE -- Exhausted, haggard and weary, the Bentonville High's Lady Tigers were just plain tired.
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NWA Democrat-Gazette/J.T. WAMPLER Springdale Har-Ber's Mac McCroskey can't keep a hold of the ball while Rogers' Brandon Husted slides to second base Monday March 12, 2018 at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. Rogers beat the Wildcats 1-0.
SPRINGDALE -- Colin McWhorter's two-out bloop single drove in the lone run of the game, and Matthew Watson sewed up Rogers High's 1-0 win over Springdale Har-Ber in the 7A-West Conference opener for both teams Monday at Arvest Ballpark.
Guy-Perkins’ Wyatt Spires (center) and Izard County’s Justus Cooper (right) battle for a rebound during the Class 1A boys championship Saturday at Bank of the Ozarks Arena in Hot Springs. Spires scored 16 points as Guy-Perkins won 71-66.
HOT SPRINGS — Guy-Perkins sent John Hutchcraft out a winner.
Jonesboro’s Kayla Mitchell (front) and Greenwood’s Kinley Fisher scramble for a loose ball Saturday during the Lady Hurricane’s 57-44 victory over the Lady Bulldogs in the Class 6A girls state championship game at Bank of the Ozarks Arena in Hot Springs.
HOT SPRINGS -- Jonesboro's hustle overcame Greenwood's bombs-away-shooting mentality Saturday afternoon.
Jonesboro’s Tony Hutson (right) blocks a shot by Clemith Prackett of West Memphis during the Hurricane’s 55-49 victory over the Blue Devils in the Class 6A boys state championship game Saturday in Hot Springs.
HOT SPRINGS -- Jonesboro evened the season series against West Memphis on Saturday afternoon.
Wonderview’s Faith Byers (right) goes over Mount Vernon-Enola’s Taylor Keathley during the girls Class 1A state championship game Saturday at Bank of the Ozarks Arena. Byers had 17 points and 9 rebounds to help the Lady Daredevils win 56-40 for their first state title since 2012.
HOT SPRINGS -- As far as Brooke Zimmerman was concerned, Wonderview had no more room in its gymnasium for a runner-up trophy.
Baptist Prep celebrates after winning the boys Class 4A state championship Saturday at Bank of the Ozarks Arena in Hot Springs. It was the sixth state title for the Eagles.
HOT SPRINGS — Experience mattered in the Class 4A boys state championship game Saturday afternoon.
Hot Springs players celebrate after the Lady Trojans defeated Watson Chapel in the Class 5A girls championship game Saturday night at Bank of the Ozarks Arena in Hot Springs.
HOT SPRINGS -- Hot Springs' girls have ridden the coattails of senior guards Ariana Guinn and Imani Honey throughout the postseason, and the Lady Trojans weren't about to deviate from the strategy in their biggest game.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/THOMAS METTHE -- 3/9/2018 -- Central Arkansas Christian’s Christyn Williams (13) celebrates with her teammates after the Mustangs' 58-57 win over Riverview in the Class 4A girls state championship game on Friday, March 9, 2018, at Bank of the Ozarks Arena in Hot Springs.
HOT SPRINGS — Christyn Williams got her state championship ring.