S Gravette sweeps Shiloh on senior night

Boys grab third place in 4A-1 play

GRAVETTE — Shiloh Christian coach Mat Stewart prepared for everything. Well, almost everything. A technical foul in the final minute of overtime resulted in a 64-63 loss to Gravette here Tuesday. Stewart managed to keep four timeouts up until the final five seconds of regulation, and used each one masterfully into overtime. However, he was tagged with a technical foul for a substitution infraction when his third key player fouled out and he inserted a player whose name was not added to the official book. The technical with 27.6 seconds remaining in overtime turned into a three-point swing for Gravette. Continue Reading »

S Gravette, Berryville split games

GRAVETTE - The Lady Lions fell to the Lady Bobcats in Berryville on Tuesday, 57 to 49, with the Lady Bobcats dominating all but the third quarter. Berryville jumped ahead in the first quarter and was up by seven, 25-18, at the half. The Lady Lions fought back and outscored the Lady Bobcats, 13-9, in the third and were within three-point striking distance by the end of the quarter; but the Berryville girls scored 23 to Gravette's 18 in the final quarter of the game for the win. Continue Reading »

S Prairie Grove defeats Gentry to clinch share of 4A-1 title

PRAIRIE GROVE -- The Lady Tigers clinched a share of the 4A-1 Conference regular-season title with a 53-36 win against the Lady Pioneers on Friday. Continue Reading »

S Lady Bulldogs struggle as season winds down

DECATUR -- The Decatur Lady Bulldogs senior girls' basketball team played three games last week. The first of these games was at home in Peterson Gym in Decatur Feb. 2 when the Lady Bulldogs took on the Lady Hornets of Hackett. Continue Reading »

S Decatur beats Hackett, loses to Magazine and Mountainburg

DECATUR -- The Decatur Bulldog senior boys' basketball team had a busy week in preparation for the upcoming 2015-16 district tournament Feb. 17-20 in Decatur. In the next to last week of regular season play, the Bulldogs took on the Hackett Hornets and Leftwich Rattlers at home and the Mountainburg Dragons on the road in Mountainburg. Continue Reading »

S Gravette boys defeat Huntsville, girls fall

Gravette 44, Huntsville 42 Continue Reading »

S Lady Pioneers dominate Lady Saints

GENTRY — Mallory Morris scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Lady Pioneers to a big 62-33 win over the visiting Lady Saints on Feb. 2. The Gentry girls (15-5, 7-3 4A-1) jumped to a 21-7 lead in the second quarter and never looked back. The Lady Pioneers dominated the Lady Saints on both sides and led 30-16 at halftime, with Morris stealing the ball, breaking away and hitting shots under the basket several times. By the end of three, the Lady Pioneers were up by 21 points, 47-26. Continue Reading »

S Saints press past Pioneers

GENTRY — Shiloh Christian brought a deep bench to Tuesday night’s 4A-1 Conference boys basketball clash. It’s a good thing. The Saints used almost every player who suited up. Shiloh Christian ran and pressed from tip-to-buzzer in a 55-42 win in a key league game of teams battling for seeds in the upcoming district tournament later this month. The Saints (8-12, 5-6 4A-1) played 10 players throughout the game, and seven of them scored. The Saints’ pressing style is something first-year coach Jacob Skinner said his team is starting to grasp. Continue Reading »

S Gravette girls come back to defeat Pea Ridge

GRAVETTE -- The Lady Lions came from behind and brought home a big win in their game against the Lady Blackhawks of Pea Ridge on Friday night, 51-46. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs lose to Eagles, pick up victory against Hustlers

DECATUR -- The Decatur senior boys' basketball team had a mixed week as it first hosted the Union Christian Eagles at home Jan. 26 and went on the road to Hartford Jan. 28. Continue Reading »

S Lady Bulldogs play best games of season but come up short

DECATUR -- The Decatur senior girls' basketball team played one of its best games of the season when it hosted the Union Christian Eagles at Peterson Gym in Decatur on Jan. 26. This was the final regular season meeting between the Bulldogs and Eagles. Continue Reading »

S Gravette, Berryville split games on Tuesday

GRAVETTE — The Lady Lions fell to the Lady Bobcats in Berryville on Tuesday, 57 to 49, with the Lady Bobcats dominating all but the third quarter. Berryville jumped ahead in the first quarter and was up by seven, 25-18, at the half. The Lady Lions fought back and outscored the Lady Bobcats, 13-9, in the third and were within three-point striking distance by the end of the quarter.... Continue Reading »