S Pioneers down Tigers for homecoming victory

GENTRY -- Brandon Atwood threw for three touchdowns, and Peyton Wright ran for another to lead the Gentry Pioneers to a 4A-1 Conference shutout win over the Green Forest Tigers, 35-0, during Gentry's homecoming celebrations in Pioneer Stadium on Friday night. Atwood completed 13 of 18 passes for 233 yards, including a 51-yard touchdown pass to Wright. He added a 40-yard touchdown pass to Dylan Kilgore and threw another to Zack Jarnagan, who finished with five catches for 88 yards. Continue Reading »

S Blackhawks overwhelm Lions in conference football contest

GRAVETTE -- Gravette Lion fans filled Lion Stadium Oct. 5 in hopes of seeing their team win its first football contest of 2018. After the 48 minutes of hard-hitting football action, the fans' hopes were dashed when the Blackhawks from Pea Ridge handed the Lions another loss, by 42 points. Continue Reading »

S Lady Bulldogs win big in last home match of the season

DECATUR -- The intensity levels at Peterson Gym in Decatur were at a season-high as the Decatur Lady Bulldog varsity volleyball team took the court Oct. 2 for the final home match of 2018. The end result was an overwhelming victory in straight sets over the Mulberry Lady Yellowjackets. Continue Reading »

S Lady Cardinals fly past Lady Lions in volleyball

GRAVETTE -- As has been the case all season long, the Gravette Lady Lions volleyball team struggled to maintain its cohesion when it faced the Farmington Lady Cardinals in the practice gym at Gravette High School Oct. 4. The end result was another conference loss for the Lady Lions, three sets to one. Continue Reading »

S Gentry falls to Gravette in volleyball

GRAVETTE -- The Lady Lions defeated the visiting Lady Pioneers from Gentry on Oct. 2 in three straight sets, 25-16, 25-18 and 25-18. Continue Reading »

S Junior girls take powderpuff championship

GENTRY -- The junior class won the annual powderpuff football tournament at Gentry High School, defeating the seniors, 6-0, in overtime. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs break two-year losing streak with win over Hermits

DECATUR -- As the sun rose Saturday morning, revealing the makings of a beautiful morning, residents of Decatur awoke to the news that has so eluded them for nearly two years -- news, that the Decatur varsity football team finally broke a long losing streak with a big 56-36 victory in the eight-man football league. Continue Reading »

S Tigers put damper on Lions' homecoming

GRAVETTE -- After a day of celebration including a parade through the downtown area, the Gravette Lions returned to Lion Stadium for homecoming Sept. 28. But the day of celebration, including the crowning of a new homecoming queen, soon turned to sadness as the Prairie Grove Tigers overwhelmed the Lions in a 48-minute contest to take the win by six touchdowns. After an elaborate homecoming ceremony, the Lions took the field in a cloud of smoke but, before that smoke cleared, the Tigers had returned the Lions' kickoff nearly 90 yards for a touchdown. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs off on Friday

DECATUR -- The Decatur Bulldogs were idle on Friday as they prepare for another long road trip Oct. 5 when they travel to south Arkansas to face the Hermitage Hermits at Hermitage. Continue Reading »

S Pioneers bring home first win of season

GENTRY -- The Pioneers returned from Berryville on Friday night with their first victory of the season, defeating the Bobcats, 27-13, in the conference game. Continue Reading »

S Lady Bulldogs wins big at home

DECATUR -- For the Decatur Lady Bulldogs, the Sept. 25 varsity volleyball match against the Northwest Arkansas Classic Academy Lady Spartans could be the final contest played at Peterson Gym in Decatur this season. So the girls wanted to leave the old gym in style, with a big win against the Lady Spartans in three straight sets. Continue Reading »

S Lady Lions take down Lady Eagles in close match at home

GRAVETTE -- Gravette fans had plenty of reason to celebrate Sept. 25 in the old gym at Gravette High School when the Lady Lions took down the Lady Eagles of Huntsville in a very close match. Continue Reading »

S Gentry girls play hard to stay in match against Pea Ridge

GENTRY -- The Lady Pioneers fell to the Lady Blackhawks of Pea Ridge on Thursday, 25-16, 25-10 and 28-26, with the Gentry girls putting up a tremendous fight to stay in the match in the third set. Continue Reading »