S Lady Pioneers earn spot in finals

GENTRY -- Sophomore Amber Ellis scored two goals and goalkeeper Chastery Fuamatu notched her second consecutive shutout to lead Gentry to a 3-0 win over Episcopal Collegiate in the Class 4A state soccer semifinals Saturday afternoon at Maumelle. Ellis gave the Lady Pioneers (11-6-1), the No. 2 seed from the 4A-1 Conference, the lead early in the first half. She scored again in the second half and junior Brieann Ward added another. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs win first round but eliminated in second

DECATUR -- Amid a barrage of school spirit, the Decatur High soccer team walked from the school to a waiting bus bound for North Little Rock and the state soccer tournament. Continue Reading »

S Lady Lions stopped in state tournament, boys in regional

GRAVETTE -- The Lady Lions finished their season in Mena Thursday, falling to Nashville, 9-4. Nashville took the lead early and held Gravette scoreless until the final innings of the game. Continue Reading »

S Lady Pioneers in running for state title

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Fulks gives up coaching duty

GENTRY -- Amid allegations of verbally abusing some of his players and leaving bruises on at least two of them, coach Timothy Fulks resigned from his basketball coaching duties at Gentry High School, according to information released at Monday's school board meeting. He will continue his teaching duties in the district. Continue Reading »

Gentry, Decatur soccer teams win in state tournaments

WESTSIDE — The Gentry High School girls' soccer team defeated Arkadelphia in the state tournament, 10-1. They will play St. Joe at 2 p.m. Friday, May 15, in Maumelle. The Decatur Bulldogs' soccer team, playing in the first round of the 4A state soccer tournament at the Central Arkansas Christian soccer complex in North Little Rock, defeated the Cossatot River Eagles from Cove, 2 to 1. The Bulldogs will take on the winner of the Warren-Brookland match in the second round at 12 p.m. on Friday. Continue Reading »

S Lady Pioneers playing well late

GENTRY — The Gentry Lady Pioneers (8-6-1) return to the Class 4A state soccer tournament as the No. 2 seed from the 4A-1 Conference, but coach Fabrizio Campagnolla said his team is playing playing well of late. “I think we are playing our best soccer right now,” Campagnolla said. “Even when we lost to Shiloh Christian, we probably played our best game of the year.” The tournament site was switched on Tuesday because of flooding at Burns Park. The Lady Pioneers will now face Arkadelphia in a first-round match at noon today in Maumelle. Continue Reading »

S Gentry finishes strong in state meet

GENTRY -- The track team from Gentry High School finished strong this season, with numerous medals won at the state track meet in Heber Springs. Among those medals were golds in the discus by Zach Ellis and in the 800-meter run by Mallory Morris, as well as a gold for the girls' relay team in the 3,200-meter relay. Cole Cripps captured a silver in the pole vault. Chastery Fuamatu took bronze in the shot put. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs pick up win at season's end

PRAIRIE GROVE -- With two regular season matches left to play, the Decatur Bulldogs traveled south to take on the Tigers of Prairie Grove May 5. Continue Reading »

S Decatur loses to Dardenelle in third round of penalty kicks

DECATUR -- It was one of the most important soccer matches of the season for the Decatur Bulldogs as they took on number one Dardanelle May 7 at Bulldog Stadium in Decatur. This game marked the final time that eight seniors would play before a home crowd and their final regular season match of their high school career. Continue Reading »