S Gravette girls fall to Berryville, beat Pea Ridge

GRAVETTE — After a heart-breaking loss to Berryville on Friday, the Gravette Lady Lions came back, and back from behind, to defeat the Lady Blackhawks of Pea Ridge in Saturday's consolation round. The Lady Lions were in the game against the Lady Bobcats of Berryville on Friday all the way up to the end. The game was tied at 14 at the end of the first quarter. It was 32-31, Berryville up, at the half. At the end of the third quarter, it was tied again at 49 all, But, in the final quarter, the Lady Bobcats pulled away and took a 68-61 lead to the bank for the win and then on to take the conference championship. Continue Reading »

S Lady Lions punch ticket to Regional Tournament

Gravette beats Prairie Grove, 48-35

BERRYVILLE -- With Gravette (19-9) leading, 36-35, the Lady Lions missed a shot and Prairie Grove (8-16) grabbed a defensive rebound but couldn't find an outlet. Continue Reading »

S Gentry girls end season at tourney

BERRYVILLE -- Turnovers and problems defending lobs into the post contributed to Gentry's first-round, 46-30, loss to Pea Ridge in the District 4A-1 girls' basketball tournament held Feb. 15 at Berryville's Bobcat Arena. Continue Reading »

S Gentry wrestlers compete at state

GENTRY -- Several of Gentry High School's wrestlers placed in the state wrestling tournament held this past weekend. Continue Reading »

S Gravette Lions eliminate Gentry Pioneers

Hester enjoys community

BERRYVILLE -- Gravette concentrated at the foul line, making 13 of 15 free throws in the fourth quarter to defeat rival Gentry, 53-42, at the 4A-1 District tournament. Continue Reading »

S Decatur finishes season with loss in district tournament

DECATUR -- It was a tough end to a season that had more downs than ups as the Decatur Bulldogs boys' basketball team finished its 2016-17 season with a loss to the Lead Hill Tigers in the first round of the 1A district 1 tournament. Continue Reading »

S Lady Bulldogs end their 2017 season with loss to Lady Tigers

DECATUR -- For senior Cameron Shaffer, the Feb. 13 basketball game marked the end of her four-year high school career with the Decatur Lady Bulldogs. But it was not quite the end she hoped for as the Lady Bulldogs lost the contest at the hand of the Lady Tigers in the first round of the 1A District 1 tournament at Lead Hill. Continue Reading »

S Gravette teams win in opening tournament games

WESTSIDE — The Gravette Lions and Lady Lions won their opening games in Wednesday's 4A-1 Conference Tournament at Berryville and go on to play again on Friday. The Gentry Pioneers and Lady Pioneers finished their seasons with losses in the tournament. The third-seeded Lady Lions had to rally from behind to punch their ticket to regionals with a 13-point victory in the first round of the 4A-1 Conference Tournament at Berryville on Wednesday. Gravette (19-9) trailed 10-7 at the end of the first quarter and 24-20 at the half, but outscored the sixth-seeded Lady Tigers 28-11 in the second half (including 14-2 in the fourth quarter) to survive and advance to the conference semifinals.... Continue Reading »

S Bowling teams finish third in conference

GENTRY — Gentry boys' and girls' bowling teams both finished third in conference earlier this month and went to state this week. Madison Stanfill and Carissa Goessens made all-conference. Madison was seventh out of 73 bowlers, and Carissa was eighth. Continue Reading »

S Lions win final game of regular season

GRAVETTE — For Gravette seniors Seth Duke, Marvin Lopez, T.J. Kardynalski, Alex Fink, Andrew Miller and Fred Goi, Feb. 10 marked their final home appearance of their high school basketball career. The six seniors, along with their counterparts on the Lady Lions' team, cheerleading squad and pep band, were honored before a full house during the senior night celebration at the competition gym in Gravette. Gravette struck first, scoring the first two points 10 seconds into the first quarter. Greenland fired back and briefly took control of the game, taking a three-point lead by the end of the quarter. For the Pirates, it would be the only time they dominated. Within the first minute of the second quarter, the Lions' aggressive attacks enabled Gravette to build a seven-point lead midway through the quarter. Continue Reading »

S Lady Pioneers finish regular season with win, Pioneers with loss

GENTRY -- The Lady Pioneers finished their regular season with a 48-36 win over the visiting Shiloh Christian Lady Saints on Friday. Continue Reading »

S Lady Lions lose to Lady Pirates in close contest

GRAVETTE -- It was a bittersweet end to the regular season as family, friends and Lion fans gathered in the competition gym in Gravette on Feb. 10. to see Elizabeth McKenzie and Stephanie Pinter play their final home game as Lady Lions. Continue Reading »

S 4A-1 District Tournament at Berryville

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S Lady Bulldogs lose by two in overtime at Mulberry

DECATUR -- The Decatur Lady Bulldogs nearly pulled off a miracle on the road as they traveled to Mulberry Feb. 10 to take on the Lady Yellowjackets in the final regular season game of 2017. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs lose in final regular season game

DECATUR -- In the final game of the 2016-17 season, the Decatur Bulldogs traveled to Mulberry Feb. 10. and faced a tough Yellowjacket defense. Continue Reading »