S Lady Pioneers fall in regional debut

POTTSVILLE — The Lady Pioneers ended their basketball season with a loss to the Ozark Lady Hillbillies in the opening round of play for the two 4A schools. Olivia Melton added 13 points for Ozark, which advanced to Friday‚Äôs 7 p.m. semifinal game. Haley Borgeteien-James had nine points to lead Gentry, which entered the tournament as the No. 4 seed from the 4A-1 Conference. Continue Reading »

S Pioneers stop Lions' attack Gentry throttles Gravette with full-court game

SPRINGDALE -- Gentry kept Gravette in a reaction mode by attacking the basket all night, especially in the full-court game during a first-round 67-53 defeat of the Lions last Wednesday. Cole Cripps got Gentry started by twice driving for scores and adding a 3-point play in the first 3:08 of the District 4A-1 boys' basketball tournament held at Shiloh Christian at Springdale. "It was a big game last night. We hit a lot of shots last night," said Gentry coach Sean Price. "Our game plan was to attack the basket." Continue Reading »

S Bowlers roll third in state

GENTRY -- The Gentry High School boys' bowling team finished third in the state bowling tournament last week. Individually, Wyatt Clark took fourth place overall and Mark White, 14th. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs lose to Rattlers in district semi-finals

HACKETT -- The Decatur Bulldogs senior boys faced a tough loss to Magazine Leftwich Rattlers as they traveled to Hackett Feb. 21 for the semi-final round of the 2A 4West district tournament. Continue Reading »

S Decatur girls lose in opening round

HACKETT -- The Decatur Bulldog senior girls traveled to Hackett Feb. 19 to participate in the 2A 4West district tournament against the Union Christian Lady Eagles for what would be their final game of the season. Continue Reading »

S Huntsville shoots their way past Gentry girls

SPRINGDALE -- Gentry (10-13), the No. 4 seed, attacked Huntsville early in the 4A-1 Conference District Tournament semifinals on Friday at Shiloh Christian's Champions Gymnasium, with Mallory Morris accounting for the Lady Pioneers' first nine points and ending the game with a team-high 12. Continue Reading »

S Gentry boys finish season

SPRINGDALE -- After surviving with a 59-48 win over Gentry on Thursday, Prairie Grove boys head coach Steve Edmiston could relax a little and breath a sigh of relief. Continue Reading »

S Gentry High School Wrestling Results

GENTRY -- Cody Watson and Zach Ellis each took second in their weight class at the Arkansas State High School Wrestling Tournament held Friday and Saturday in Little Rock. Continue Reading »


EUREKA SPRINGS — "That wasn't the game I expected," Decatur head basketball coach John Unger commented after the Decatur Bulldogs' defeat of the Eureka Springs Highlanders on the road Feb. 10. Decatur went into the game expecting Eureka Springs to play aggressively as they did last season when the Bulldogs traveled to Eureka. However, this time the atmosphere was somewhat subdued. This was the third meeting of the two teams this season. The first ended with a 50 to 39 Decatur victory on Dec. 3, during the Decatur Holiday Hoop tournament at Peterson Gym. The Highlanders returned to Decatur Jan. 16 and lost for a second time, 46 to 32, in a conference game. Decatur took control of the Feb. 10 game from the start, scoring 4 points in the first 30 seconds of the first quarter.... Continue Reading »

S Gentry, Gravette split final season games

GRAVETTE -- Highway 59 rivals, Gentry and Gravette, faced off in the final game of conference play in Lion Field House on Friday with the Gentry girls taking the first game, 46-40, and the Gravette boys winning the second, 68-65. Continue Reading »

S Senior boys finish with win at home

DECATUR -- The Decatur Bulldog senior boys returned to Peterson Gym for their final game of the 2014-15 basketball season Feb. 12 as they took on the Leftwich Rattlers from Magazine. For six senior boys and two girls it would be the last time they would play before a home crowd in Peterson Gym. Continue Reading »