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Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
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Chicks crush Blazers, 49-14 (10/18/14)
The Chickasaw offense put up 49 points, but it was the defense that garnered rave reviews from the head coach. Ben Fisher watched his defense play outstanding, especially in the second half Friday night, as Blytheville gave its large homecoming crowd plenty to cheer about in a 49-14 win over 5A-East newcomer Valley View...
Pirates win battle of league unbeatens (10/18/14)
HIGHLAND --Friday's 3-4A battle of league unbeatens Gosnell Pirates and Highland Rebels featured one offense that was averaging over 40 points a game in the conference (Gosnell) and another that was scoring over 50 (Highland). With nine minutes to play in the fourth quarter, only 12 points had been scored as the two teams were locked in a defensive 6-6 tie. ...
Friday Night Scoreboard (10/18/14)
Friday's Scores The Associated Press Arkadelphia 40, Mena 28 Arkansas Baptist 21, Subiaco Academy 13 Barton 50, Atkins 32 Batesville 34, Wynne 28 Beebe 21, Pulaski Mills 7 Benton 56, Texarkana 13 Bentonville 38, Springdale 7 Bismarck 23, Horatio 0 Blytheville 49, Valley View 14...
Blytheville, Valley View in the same boat (10/16/14)
The Blytheville Chickasaws return home to celebrate Homecoming Friday night against 5A-East newcomer, Valley View Blazers.
Gosnell, Highland squaring off in key conference game (10/16/14)
The Gosnell Pirates head to Highland Friday night to take on the Highland Rebels. The Pirates (5-0-1, 3-0 3-4A) are coming off another impressive conference win after beating the Trumann Wildcats, 40-6.
This week key to Chicks' playoff hopes (10/16/14)
I, The Great Fitzini, Seer of Seers, Prognosticator of Prognosticators, Sage of Sages and Sports Prophet Extraordinaire, am back for another week of predicting prep football games and defending my NEA Fantasy League title.
High school, college football seasons heating up (10/13/14)
The temperatures might be cooling off here in the Mid-South, but things are just beginning to heat up throughout the prep football season this week.
Pirates cruise past Trumann (10/11/14)
GOSNELL -- Like the storm front that moved through northeast Arkansas Friday night, the Gosnell Pirates continued to roll through the 3-4A conference with a 40-8 win over the Trumann Wildcats at J.W. Rea Field. The Pirates (5-0-1, 3-0 3-4A) combined an immovable defense with an unstoppable offense to put this game out of reach before the marching band had time to warm up for their halftime routine. ...
Friday Night Scoreboard (10/11/14)
Friday's Scores The Associated Press Arkadelphia 48, Fountain Lake 42, 2OT Bald Knob 21, Atkins 0 Batesville 23, Forrest City 6 Bentonville 45, Har-Ber 13 Bigelow 37, Mountain Pine 0 Bismarck 33, Glen Rose 14 Blytheville 42, Greene Co. Tech 40 Booneville 36, Lamar 12...
Clark's record night helps Chicks end league losing streak (10/10/14)
PARAGOULD -- DeMadre Clark rushed for a school record 328 yards and six touchdowns, and he ran in the game-deciding two-point conversion as the Blytheville Chickasaws snapped a 13-game conference losing streak Friday night with a thrilling 42-40 win over rival Greene County Tech...
Chickasaws look for first league victory (10/09/14)
The Blytheville Chickasaws enter this week all business. After dropping their first two 5A-East games against likely playoff contenders --No. 1 Wynne and Nettleton -- the Chicks (3-2, 0-2 5A-East) know they need to get in the conference win column against host Greene County Tech (1-4, 0-2 5A-East) Friday night...
Pirates to host THS Wildcats (10/09/14)
The Gosnell Pirates take on the Trumann Wildcats Friday night at 7 p.m. at J.W. Rea Field. The Pirates (4-0-1, 2-0 3-4A) are coming in off a 38-14 win over the Cave City Cavemen on Homecoming last Friday and have won their first two league games of the year...
Column: Game at Tech feels like a must-win for Chickasaws (10/09/14)
I, The Great Fitzini, Seer of Seers, Prognosticator of Prognosticators, Sage of Sages and Sports Prophet Extraordinaire, am back for another week of predicting prep football games and defending my NEA Fantasy League title. The Chicks lost a big one last week and Manila won their first game in two years while the Pirates keep rolling along undefeated. ...
AHS takes 7th at state tourney (10/08/14)
DRASCO -- The Armorel Tiger golf team finished seventh at Tuesday's 1A state golf tournament at Tannebaum Country Club in Drasco. The Tigers finished with a team score of 323. Concord took home the championship with a team score of 277. Junior Leyton Clark finished runner-up with an 85. ...
Thunder Bayou hosts 5A State Tournament (10/08/14)
High School golfers from around the state participated in the 5A state golf tournament Wednesday at Thunder Bayou Golf Links.
Prep football season reaches halfway mark (10/06/14)
Five down, five to go. It's kind of hard to believe but the prep football season is already half over.
Armorel girls golf team takes third at state (10/06/14)
The Armorel Lady Tiger golf team finished third at the 1A state golf tournament Sept. 30 at the Glenwood Country Club in Glenwood.
Gosnell's Weiss finishes fourth at cross country meet (10/06/14)
Gosnell's Jessica Weiss finished fourth overall at a cross country meet Sept. 25 at Old Davidson State Park in Black Rock.
Friday Night Scoreboard (10/04/14)
Friday's Scores The Associated Press Arkadelphia 42, Waldron 0 Bald Knob 55, Rose Bud 6 Batesville 21, Paragould 14 Bauxite 14, Ashdown 13 Bearden 42, Strong 24 Beebe 28, Jacksonville 21 Benton 49, LR Hall 0 Bentonville 29, FS Northside 26 Booneville 47, Danville 0...
Chickasaws fall to Nettleton (10/03/14)
Behind the legs and arm of quarterback, Jaylin Small, the Raiders (3-2, 1-1 5A-East) made up deficits on two occasions during the game. Small ran all over the field for 261 yards and three touchdowns. The senior signal caller also threw for a score...
Real, Anderson lead Pirates past Cave City on homecoming (10/03/14)
GOSNELL -- Even with star tailback Carlos Blackman on the shelf, the Gosnell Pirates continue to rack up big yardage on the ground. Tiberius Real rushed for 174 yards and four touchdowns on just 10 carries and Brian Anderson added 131 yards and a score as the Pirates cruised to a 38-14 win over the Cave City Cavemen on homecoming...
Junior Chicks fall to Nettleton; Trumann trips up Gosnell (10/03/14)
The Blytheville Junior Chickasaws are still looking for their first 5A-East win of the season after a 12-8 loss to the Nettleton Junior Raiders Thursday night at Haley Field. The game was pushed up to a 6 p.m. start in an attempt to avoid heavy storms heading towards the area...
Blytheville, Gosnell favored in Week 5 matchups (10/02/14)
I, The Great Fitzini, Seer of Seers, Prognosticator of Prognosticators, Sage of Sages and Sports Prophet Extraordinaire, am back for another week of predicting prep football games and defending my NEA Fantasy League title. Blytheville (3-1, 0-1 5A-East)...
Likely playoff implications for BHS-NHS game (10/02/14)
The Blytheville Chickasaws and host Nettleton Raiders enter Friday night's 5A-East game licking their wounds from losses to conference favorites. The Chicks (3-1, 0-1 5A-East) were on the wrong side of a 35-0 score against Class 5A top-ranked Wynne, while the Raiders (2-2, 0-1 5A-East) dropped a 34-3 decision to 5A fourth-ranked Batesville...
Pirates aren't taking Cave City lightly (10/01/14)
The Gosnell Pirates return home to face the Cave City Cavemen Friday night in their second 3-4A contest of the season. The Pirates are coming off another road romp last week. This time it was a 40-16 rout of the Brookland Bearcats in their conference opener...
Throwback Thursday

Marcus Mullins
10/09/14
Gosnell's Marcus Mullins runs for some of his school record 393 yards Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 against Westside. Mullins had five touchdown runs in Gosnell's 46-14 win. Mullins rushed for 1,750 yards and 26 touchdowns last season -- his final in a Pirate uniform...
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