S Mason Clark chosen All-NWADG athlete of the year

Boys Athlete of the Year: MASON CLARK became a two-time Class 4A state champion in both the discus and the shot put. ... He trailed Ashdown's Chris French by almost 2 feet in the shot put before his final throw -- a personal-best 55 feet, 1 inch, that was the state's best performance this year until the Meet of Champs. ... Won the state 4A discus title with back-to-back throws of 155-6 and beat his closest competitor by more than 17 feet. ... His personal best in the discus this spring was a throw of 157-2.5 during the War Eagle Invitational at Rogers Heritage, and he ranked third in the state overall. ... Was a starter on the offensive and defensive lines for Gentry's football team. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs get stung by Hornets in scrimmage basketball contest

DECATUR -- In the second week of the Decatur Summer League scrimmage games, the Decatur Bulldog senior- and junior-high teams faced off with their counterparts from Colcord, Okla., June 5, at Peterson Gym in Decatur. Continue Reading »

S Fuamatu chosen girls All-NWADG Athlete of the Year

Girls Athlete of the Year: CHASTERY FUAMATU Continue Reading »

S Congressman sends Huntsman off to USAF academy

SPRINGDALE -- Daniel Huntsman, 2018 Gravette graduate, celebrated his appointment to the United States Air Force Academy, along with his parents, Bryan and Carolyn Huntsman, with a special sendoff on Saturday. The family and other service academy appointees gathered for a reception hosted by Congressman Steve Womack Saturday at Har-Ber High School cafeteria in Springdale. Womack offered a prayer on behalf of each appointee and family represented. "Father, we would be remiss if we did not acknowledge the people that you have tapped on the shoulder and figuratively have said, 'We need you to serve,'" Womack prayed. "We are taught in the Scripture in the Book of Isaiah (Chapter 6, verse 8), you said, 'Whom shall I send?' These young men and women have said, 'Here am I. Send me.'" Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs, Pioneers and Hornets participate in summer scrimmages at Decatur

DECATUR -- In the offseason, many area basketball athletes like to gather in gyms across northwest Arkansas for a little friendly competition to hone their skills before the regular season starts in October. Athletes from Decatur, Gentry and Colcord (Okla.) gathered together for the first scrimmages of the offseason. Continue Reading »