Bulldogs maul Highlanders, take conference lead

DECATUR -- For the Decatur Bulldogs, the game against the Eureka Springs Highlanders was their chance to either continue an undefeated conference season or fall to second place behind the Highlanders. In a bizarre twist only indicative of a Bulldog-Highlander game, the contest began with Bulldog captain Mario Urquidi walking over to the free-throw line and shooting three technical-foul shots ... The Bulldogs jumped out front early and, with momentum favoring the home team, Decatur managed a 12 to 2 lead by the end of the first quarter. Continue Reading »

Maddie Foster crowned homecoming queen

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Eagles soar over Lions for Jan. 13 victories

GRAVETTE -- Though it appeared the Lions had a chance to gain the upper hand against the visiting Huntsville Eagles on Tuesday night (Jan. 13), in the end the Eagles soared to a 68-48 win. Continue Reading »

Gentry scores high in effort but short on points

GENTRY -- Despite a gallant comeback attempt by the Lady Pioneers, it wasn't quite enough to defeat the visiting Lady Wolves from Lincoln on Friday night at Gentry High School. Continue Reading »

Bulldogs extinguish Dragons in conference road trip

MOUNTAINBURG -- The Decatur Bulldogs traveled south Jan. 13 to take on the Dragons of Mountainburg in their fifth conference game of the season. Continue Reading »

Gravette teams overpowered by Huntsville

GRAVETTE — Though it appeared the Lions had a chance to gain the upper hand against the visiting Huntsville Eagles on Tuesday night, in the end the Eagles soared to a 68-48 win ... In the girls' game, the Lady Eagles took control early on and continued to build on that lead throughout the game. Though there were some good Gravette shots in the game, the Huntsville girls carried the day, coming away with a 60-28 win. Continue Reading »

Lady Pioneers pull away for big win — Low-scoring contest favors Shiloh Christian over Pioneers

GENTRY — Shiloh Christian boys' basketball coach Brent Hester said his team's best chance to win is usually in a lower scoring game. But Friday night's game at Gentry took that to a bit of an extreme. The Saints put together a 9-2 second-half run on a night when points were tough to come by and pulled away for a 33-25 4A-1 Conference victory over Gentry.... Continue Reading »

Pea Ridge blows past Gravette

PEA RIDGE -- Sophomore Westin Church scored 11 of his game-high 19 points the first seven minutes of the game as Pea Ridge jumped on Gravette early and often to post a 66-36 win in a 4A-1 Conference game. Continue Reading »

Lions split games against Bobcats

GRAVETTE -- The Lady Lions came up short when they faced the Berryville Lady Bobcats in Gravette on Friday, losing by 30 points, 58-28, according to stats entered into GameChanger. Continue Reading »

Gentry girls stumble in Huntsville

GENTRY -- The Lady Pioneers played hard in the final quater of their game at Huntsville on Jan. 6 but could not make up the deficit of the first three quarters, losing 47-34. Continue Reading »

Lady Dogs win game against Hartford

DECATUR -- It was a long and hard road for the Decatur Lady Bulldogs who had failed to post a single victory thus far this season. But that all changed Jan. 5 when the Lady Dogs traveled to Hartford to take on the Hustlers. Continue Reading »

Bulldogs win two more games n Decatur boys in the running for conference championship

DECATUR -- The Decatur Bulldogs continued their march to the state championship by posting two more conference victories, one on the road and one at home. Continue Reading »