S Lions dominate Bobcats, pick up homecoming win

GRAVETTE — The Lions scored a touchdown, point after and a field goal in the opening quarter, picked up 20 more points on three TDs and two PATs in the second quarter and added another goal and PAT in the final quarter for a big 37-7 win over the visiting Berryville Bobcats on homecoming night in Gravette's Lion Stadium. Gravette senior Austin O'Brien scored all five of Gravette's touchdowns, picking up 195 rushing yards in the game. Senior kicker Chris Childress added seven points with a field goal and four PATs in the game. Berryville's only score came on a touchdown and point after in the third quarter.... Continue Reading »

S Lady Lions fall to Lady Saints

SPRINGDALE -- The Lady Lions had their hands full Oct. 10 when they traveled to Springdale to take on the 4A conference leader, the Lady Saints of Shiloh Christian. Continue Reading »

S Lady Bulldogs lose in final home match

DECATUR -- Sometimes during basketball games, the ball gets stuck between the goal and the backboard. A similar occurrence took place during the second set of the Decatur Lady Bulldogs and Elkins Lady Elks senior volleyball match at Peterson Gym in Decatur. The incident stopped the game for about five minutes. Continue Reading »

S Lady Lions finish second, Lady Pioneers, sixth in season play

GRAVETTE -- After losing in three straight sets at Shiloh Christian on Oct. 10, the Lady Lions finished their regular season by sweeping the Lady Pioneers in three straight on Thursday. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs fall to Rebels in homecoming contest

DECATUR --It was the homecoming game for the Decatur Bulldogs as they played host to their conference rival, the JC Westside Rebels, at Bulldog Stadium in Decatur on Friday. Continue Reading »

S Saints stop Pioneer offense

GENTRY -- Shiloh Christian used a blocked field goal and a three-touchdown second quarter to rout Gentry 38-6 on Friday night. Continue Reading »

S Faulkenberry leads Gentry past Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE — Senior quarterback Jon Faulkenberry broke the game open in the second half with a couple of long touchdown runs Friday night, leading his Gentry Pioneers to a 42-28 victory over Huntsville. Faulkenberry tallied 200 rushing yards on 18 carries, while completing 7 of 10 passes for another 117. "It's fun to score, and we've been fortunate enough to ride some pretty good coattails," Pioneers coach Paul Ernest said with a grin after the game. Gentry outgained Huntsville 533-347 in total offense, as the Pioneers racked up 416 yards on the ground. Myles McFerron ran the ball 25 times for Gentry, finishing with 133 yards including a 5-yard touchdown in the third quarter. Continue Reading »

S Gravette comes up short in Pea Ridge

PEA RIDGE -- Drew Winn rushed for 314 yards and scored four touchdowns on just 20 carries, and Pea Ridge managed to answer every Gravette challenge in a 42-28 win in 4A-1 Conference action Friday night. Continue Reading »

S Man arrested in connection with brutal Gravette rape

GRAVETTE — A Gravette woman who was raped and beaten told police her attacker got into her house after knocking on the door and asking to use her phone, court documents show. Continue Reading »

S Lady Bulldogs come close to snatching set from Lady Tigers

WEST FORK -- In one of the most exciting endings to a match this season, the Decatur Lady Bulldogs took on the Lady Tigers in the volleyball gym at West Fork High School Oct. 5. Continue Reading »

S Lady Lions overwhelmed Lady Bulldogs in final match of regular season

DECATUR -- In their final meeting of the 2017 regular season, the Lady Lions traveled to Decatur to take on the Lady Bulldogs in a conference volleyball match at Peterson Gym Oct. 4. Decatur put up a good fight but, in the end, Gravette took the victory in three straight sets and the conference win. Continue Reading »

S Bulldogs put up tough fight in second half but not enough to stop the Hornets

HACKETT -- It became apparent from the opening kickoff that the Decatur Bulldogs had their hands full when they traveled to Hackett Oct. 6 to take on the Hornets at Mills Field there. Continue Reading »

S 'Hawks take down Lions, 42-28

Run record to 6-0

The undefeated Blackhawk football team protected its unblemished record by defeating the Gravette Lions 42-28 on Friday, setting the stage for a battle for control of the conference this Friday with the other undefeated team in the league, Prairie Grove. Continue Reading »

S Lincoln sweeps Decatur

LINCOLN -- A restructured Lincoln volleyball squad defeated Decatur, 25-12, 25-15, 25-18, in three straight sets Thursday, Sept. 28, at home. Continue Reading »