Fountain Lake Coach J.D. Plumlee, shown on the sideline during Friday night’s all-star game in Conway, has switched the Cobras from a Wing-T offense to a Spread in his first year as head coach.
J.D. Plumlee felt he was ready to be a head coach.
East wide receiver Marquis Pleasant (left) of Conway hauls in a pass behind West defensive back Tucker Hall of Foreman in the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star football game Friday night. The East opened up a 35-point lead at halftime and cruised past the West 55-14.
Hayden Lassiter went undefeated in 2016 as the starting quarterback of the Warren Lumberjacks.
East guard Marquis Eaton (right) of Jonesboro puts a shot up over West defender Matthew Wilson of Farmington in Thursday’s Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star boys basketball game at the Farris Center in Conway. Eaton had 11 points, but the West rallied from an early deficit to beat the East 110-98.
Ending a seven-game losing streak was a high priority for the West All-Stars. Czar Perry and Exavion Christon made sure it happened.
CONWAY -- Zaine Holley will wear the Pea Ridge Blackhawks' black and red helmet for the final time tonight.
East All-Star Carissa Caples (right) of Rose Bud is fouled by West All-Star Lexi McClellan of Ozark during Thursday’s Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star girls basketball game at the Farris Center in Conway. The East used Caples’ 17 points to beat the West 68-58.
CONWAY -- The East continues to dominate the West as it picked up its sixth consecutive victory in the Arkansas High School Coaches Association Girls All-Star basketball game Thursday at the University of Central Arkansas' Farris Center, going on a 27-17 run in the final period for a 68-58 win.
Nathan Simons of Jonesboro (left) outscrambles a West defender during Wednesday’s all-star boys soccer game at Estes Stadium in Conway. Simons was named the East team’s outstanding player, but the West held on for a 3-2 victory.
CONWAY -- Erick Guadron capped an exceptional career by scoring the winning goal in the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star boys soccer game Wednesday night.
East All-Star Kennedy Sellers (center) of Nettleton spikes the ball between the West’s Klaire Trainor (left) of Springdale Har-Ber and Faith Waitsman of Fayetteville during Wednesday’s all-star volleyball game at the Farris Center in Conway. The West rallied from two sets down to knock off the East 3-2.
CONWAY -- High school teammates Emily Doss and Klaire Trainor said they never panicked with the West All-Stars trailed the East All-Stars 2-0 in the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star volleyball game at the Farris Center on Wednesday night.
Brandon Fenner of Charleston, the state record holder for made three-pointers with 418, has one more high school game left in him before continuing his playing career in college.
Brandon Fenner connected on a state-record 418 three-pointers during his career at Charleston High School. Expect the 6-4 sharpshooter to add a few more long-range shots to his resume at tonight's Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star boys basketball game.
Players collide after chasing down a loose ball during the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star girls soccer game Wednesday at Estes Stadium in Conway. The East, behind two goals from University of Arkansas, Fayetteville signee Caroline Campbell, beat the West 3-1.
Caroline Campbell played a part in all three of her team's goals Wednesday afternoon, leading the East to a 3-1 victory over the West in the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star girls soccer game on a cloudy, windy day at Estes Stadium.
West infielder Shaeffer Loyd (right) tags East base runner Bradley Chalk for an out during Tuesday’s all-star baseball game at Bear Stadium in Conway. The teams tied 10-10 in the first game before the East pulled away for a 9-6 victory in Game 2.
After striking out in his first plate appearance Tuesday night, Paxton Wallace enjoyed a much more productive evening at Bear Stadium.
East batter Hannah Fisher hits the ball Tuesday in the first game of the All Star softball double header in Conway.
With her MVP trophy in hand, Katlyn Gordon said she had no doubt her East All-Star team would sweep the Arkansas High School Coaches Association's All-Star softball doubleheader Tuesday night.
Emmitt Smith was not the star of the fifth annual All-Arkansas Preps banquet.
Lauren Holmes, a senior at Fayetteville High School, is the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year. Wednesday, May 17, 2017.
Six awards were given out Saturday:
Former Dallas Cowboy Emmitt Smith speaks to high school athletes Saturday night at the All-Arkansas Preps Awards Banquet in Little Rock.
Emmitt Smith spoke from experience on Saturday night when he told more than 350 Arkansas high school athletes it's important to plan for life after athletics.
Little Rock Parkview football Coach Brad Bolding, making his return after being fired by North Little Rock in April 2015, has high expectations for the Patriots this season.
In his two seasons away from the high school football sidelines, Brad Bolding was always looking to get back into the game.
After missing the first game of his sophomore season, Jonathan Adams (1) ended his career with Jonesboro by catching 139 passes for 2,633 yards and 45 touchdowns. He also was a standout basketball player and long jumper for the Hurricane.
Jonathan Adams was not planning on playing football for the Jonesboro Hurricane his sophomore season, but he had a change of heart after watching his teammates earn an easy season-opening victory.
Fayetteville’s Lauren Holmes was a part of ÿve team championships for the Lady Bulldogs, but will concentrate on just one — basketball — when she enrolls at North Texas this fall.
No slowing Fayetteville star as she heads to North TexasPosted: Jun 18, 2017 at 2:40 a.m.
Lauren Holmes of Fayetteville won two individual titles and was part of three state championships on her way to earning the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's All-Arkansas Preps female athlete of the year.
Tim Hooten, 52, led the Quitman Lady Bulldogs to the school’s first basketball state title in school history.
Winning a single state championship as a head coach in one season is an impressive feat.
Somewhere along their drive from Woodstock, Ga., to the Rebsamen Tennis Center in Little Rock, Josh Raab told his mother that he thought he would win the boys’ United States Tennis Association Southern Closed Boys and Girls 16’s Championship.
Wesley Barnett's grind through the United States Tennis Association Southern Closed Boys and Girls 16's Championship continues today at Rebsamen Tennis Center in Little Rock.
Payton Copher (6) of Springdale Har-Ber runs against Mason Edwards (32) and Ethan Cook (22) both of Rogers Heritage during a Nov. 4, 2016 at Wildcat Stadium in Springdale. Heritage and Har-Ber are two of the 7A-West Conference teams that will play a "Zero Week" game to start the 2018 season. Heritage will play Fort Smith Northside, while Har-Ber will take on Pulaski Academy.
The 2017 high school football season is still two months away, but coaches already are looking ahead to the 2018 season for scheduling purposes.
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette sports editor Chip Souza hosts the weekly Prep Rally video cast.
Wesley Barnett spent the last school year at a tennis academy with a 10 p.m. bed check and food he said was terrible.
at Burns Park Tennis Center, North Little Rock, and Rebsamen Tennis Center, Little Rock
No one needs to tell Brooke Killingsworth about the benefits of hard work. She sees them every time she picks up a tennis racket.