"Voice of the Bobcats" Kevin K. Smith
"Voice of the Tigers" Jacob Wallace
2018 Queens of the Court Champions
Friday night high school basketball scores included the first win of the season for Green Forest senior high boys Head Coach Shane Compton and his Tigers as they defeated Rosebud in Fred Grim Gym. The Tigers held a 27-23 halftime lead over the Ramblers and Green Forest got on a 28-5 run in the second half that included 21 team steals on the night. The 60-37 Tiger victory improves Green Forest to 1-3 in conference play. Rhett Powell led Green Forest with 20 points, Hayden Bailey 13, Coby Rincon 10, Reiley Gordon 6, Carter Boggs 5, and Adrian Serna 2. The Green Forest senior high girls came up short to Rosebud 52-49, Ashley Farrar led the Lady Tigers with 23 and Daisy Padilla added 11. The Green Forest junior high boys lost to Rosebud 59-26, Jordon McCloud had 11 points for the Tigers, and the Green Forest junior high girls lost 44-18, Allie Snow scored 6 in the loss. According to Berryville junior high boys Coach Cody Curtis, the Bobcats defeated Harrison last night 55-46 and improve to 8-2 overall and 2-0 in conference play. And finally, tonight’s high school basketball schedule includes the Berryville Bobcats hosting Hollister Missouri tonight in Bobcat Arena, games begin at 5PM and include the seventh grade boys, eighth grade, boys, and senior high boys.
The Berryville Bobcat senior high basketball teams traveled to Huntsville Friday night for the first conference games of the season. The Lady Bobcats continued their winning ways in a low scoring road victory , the Berryville defense proved to be the difference in the end for a 43-25 victory. The Lady Bobcats are now 12-0 overall and 1-0 in conference, up next, Gentry Friday night at Bobcat Arena. The Huntsville senior high boys outpaced Berryville Friday night 65-48. Huntsville first year Coach Grant Myrick and the Eagles are 7-4 overall and 1-0 in conference. The Eagle scoring included senior Sean McCone with 21 and junior Kent Mayes 18, Trenton Hutchison led the Bobcats with 14 points including four three’s. The Berryville senior high boys turned right around and played Reeds Spring on Saturday night at the NAC Classic in Harrison with better results. The Bobcats outpaced Reeds Spring behind the hot hand of Berryville sophomore Landon Chester and cruised to a 81-67 victory. Chester led all scorers with 32 points that included 6 three pointers. Kelton Davidson added 17, Kooper Logan 11, Zach Webb 10, and J.D. Smith 5. The senior high Bobcats will continue play Tuesday night in Bobcat Arena against Hollister. Tonight’s schedule includes the Berryville junior high girls and boys teams traveling to Harrison .
The Berryville Bobcat basketball teams travel to Madison County tonight for a early conference game against the Huntsville Eagles and if you can’t make it to the game Mr. Kevin K. Smith will call the play by play action tonight on 107.1 KTHS. The 11-0 Lady Bobcats will tipoff at 6PM tonight, followed by the senior high boy’s game. According to the Green Forest Athletic Department Miss Merry Christmas will be tonight Friday December 14th at Fred Grim Gym during the home basketball games against Rose Bud and will take place after the junior high games. Senior high boys will play after the Miss Merry Christmas festivities and the senior high girls will play the night cap game. The Green Forest Holiday tournament championship game is schedule for Saturday at 7:30 between Bergman and Lincoln, the third place game between West Fork and Greenland is set for 5:30. And finally, we have a Berryville junior high girls basketball score to pass along. The junior high Lady Bobcats defeated Pea Ridge last night 43-38, Faith Kelley led Berryville with 25 points, Hannah Youngblood had 8, and Mia Thurman 6.
The 10th Annual Cornerstone Bank Holiday Hoops Tournament in Berryville Arkansas at Bobcat Arena is December 27, 28, and 29.
Thursday December 27th
10am Game 1; Pocahontas Girls against Green Forest
11:20am Game 2; Huntsville boys against Monett, Missouri
12:40pm Game 3; Mountain View girls against Huntsville
2pm Game 4; White County Central boys against Mountain View
3:20pm Game 5; Estem girls against Bergman
4:40pm Game 6; Bergman boys against CAC (Central Arkansas Christian)
6pm Game 7; Berryville girls against Hamburg
7:20pm Game 8; Berryville boys against Pocahontas
Eight game schedules begin at 10am each day Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
Brackets can be seen at www.kthsradio.com Holiday Hoops page
The Berryville senior high boys basketball team hosted Hillcrest high school from Springfield Missouri last night in Bobcat Arena and Berryville sophomore Landon Chester took over the game in the first quarter with 11 early points including three three’s. The Bobcats led by four after the first period and held a 36-31 halftime lead. But the Bobcats went cold from outside and could not keep pace with Hillcrest as they defeated Berryville 76-68. Chester led the Bobcats with 19 points; Zach Webb had 13, Kyler Kendrick 11, Trenton Hutchison 8, Kelton Davidson 7, J. D. Smith 5, Rayden Peden 3, and Chris Lehr 2. Berryville is now 3-6 overall. The Green Forest senior high boys remained winless as they lost a road game to Bergman last night 82-49. And the Green Forest senior high girls trailed Bergman by two at half 23-21, but came up short in the end 50-41, the Lady Tigers are now 5-7 overall. Other games of interest include;
Harrison boys over Mountain Home 55-41
Pea Ridge boys over Huntsville 46-43
Pea Ridge girls over Huntsville 58-24
Greenwood girls over Farmington 55-52
The Berryville Lady Bobcat basketball team is one of the top teams in the 4A this year and for good reason, Berryville is returning a team that has been to the final four the last three years and they are undefeated so far this year. The Lady Bobcats hit the road last night and made the long trip to Ozark and the Lady Hillbillies had a game plan that included keeping the ball away from Berryville and it nearly worked. The low scoring game kept the Lady Bobcats from running away early, but Berryville held Ozark to just 6 points through three quarters of play. Berryville found ways to score through their guards as they normally rely on the inside play of their centers, as sophomore Lilli Compton led the way with 13 points in a 47 to 16 victory. Berryville scoring included; Kelcee Hopper 8, McKayla Hussey 7, Baylea Smith 5, Abby Thurman, Hannah Morrell, and Jordon Estepp 4 each, and Lauren Compton 2. Berryville is now 11-0 on the season and will travel to Huntsville on Friday night. The Berryville senior high boys basketball team has a home game against Hillcrest tonight. The Bobcats will face the Springfield Missouri team at 6PM in Bobcat Arena. And be sure and tune in KTHS 107.1FM tonight as Jacob Wallace will call all the Tiger basketball action live from Bergman as the Tigers take on the Panthers. Game time for the senior high girls is approximately 6:30 and the senior high boys will follow. Download the KTHS app or listen on line for Tiger basketball only on KTHS.
The Berryville senior high girl’s basketball team will take a 10-0 record to Ozark tonight after they defeated Cedarville 63-32 Friday night in the Farmington Classic. The Lady Bobcats came out flat after a couple on intense victories over Blue Eye the previous two games but a total let down was not in the cards for Berryville. Cedarville fought to a 13 all tie after the first quarter, but Berryville held the Lady Pirates scoreless in the second quarter and cruised to a 31 point victory. Hannah Morrell led the Lady Bobcats with 17 points, Baylea Smith 14, Kelcee Hopper and Jordon Estepp 8 each, Lilli Compton and Abby Thurman 4 each, McKayla Hussey, Lexi Anderson, Alexis Steele, and Cecilia Doss 2 each. The Berryville Lady Bobcat JV will play Ozark tonight at 5PM followed by the Varsity at 6PM. The Berryville senior high boy’s basketball team lost their second straight game in the Battle of the Ridge basketball tournament Friday in Pea Ridge to Neosho 67-51. The Bobcats will play Hillcrest in Berryville on Tuesday. The Green Forest senior high boys Holiday tournament final games have been postponed until Saturday the 15th, the Bergman and Lincoln championship game will be played at 7:30 this Saturday due to the weather. And finally, the Green Forest girls and boys junior high and seventh grade will host Harrison in Fred Grim Gym tonight with games beginning at 4:30.
The 62nd Annual Green Forest senior high boys Holiday Tournament continued last night in Fred Grim Gym and the host team Green Forest Tigers played the Omaha Eagles in the consolation bracket final. Omaha’s three point shooting in the first quarter proved to be the difference as the Eagles hit five three’s and built a 24-12 lead. Green Forest kept pace the rest of the way but fell to Omaha 61-47. Tiger scoring included; Coby Ricon 12, Rhett Powell 10, Reily Gordon and Billy Jack 9 each, Hayden Bailey 5, and Carter Boggs 2. Seth Lippe led Omaha with 22 points in the victory. The semi final games last night saw Bergman defeat West Fork 76-71 and Lincoln over Greenland 50-38. So the championship game is set as Bergman will play Lincoln at 7:30 Saturday night, the West Fork/Greenland third place game will be played at 5:30. The Berryville senior high boys played in the Battle of the Ridge basketball tournament in Pea Ridge last night against Providence Academy. The Bobcats came up short 65-41 and are scheduled to play Neosho Missouri tonight at 5:30 in the Pea Ridge middle school gym. And tonight’s schedule also includes the Berryville senior high girls as they play Cedarville at the Farmington Classic. The 9-0 Lady Bobcats play the Lady Pirates at 5:30 tonight in the Farmington Arena.
The 62nd annual senior high boys Green Forest Holiday Basketball Tournament sponsored by Anstaff Bank continues tonight in Fred Grim Gym. The host team Green Forest Tigers starts the evening play against Omaha at 4PM followed by two semi final games; Bergman against West Fork at 5:30 and Lincoln against Greenland at 7, the championship and third place games are scheduled for Saturday weather permitting. The Berryville senior high boys basketball team will travel to Pea Ridge tonight for a first round game in the Battle at the Ridge tournament. The Bobcats will play Providence Academy at 8:30PM. And finally the Huntsville senior high girls basketball team is scheduled to play Springdale HarBer tonight in the Farmington Classic, the Berryville senior high girls will play in the Farmington Classic Friday at 6PM against Cedarville.
It was a rematch in Blue Eye Missouri last night as the Lady Bulldogs and the Lady Bobcats of Berryville played for the second time in four days. Berryville took game one Saturday night in the championship game of the Blue Invitational and Blue Eye looked to slow down the Lady Bobcat inside game in the rematch. A packed gym saw the two teams trade baskets throughout the game, but Berryville created a little separation and took a 35-28 halftime lead. Blue Eye held their own in the third quarter but Berryville pulled away in the fourth and took a 73-53 win. The Lady Bobcats were led by center Kelcee Hopper with 19 points, Hannah Morrell and Baylea Smith each had 14, guards McKayla Hussey and Lilli Compton scored 9 each, Jordon Estepp 6, and Kelsey Smith 2. Berryville is now 9-0 on the season. Kohnnar Patton led the Lady Bulldogs with 20 points, Ayshia Bettlach 11, Taylor Aronld 9, Kenedi Larson 5, Riley Arnold and Kenzie Hobbs 3 each, and Maddie Box and Hope Smith had 1 each. The Blue Eye and Berryville senior high boys played the night cap game and the teams traded baskets much like the girls did earlier. Blue Eye held a 33-27 halftime advantage and the Bobcats cut into that lead in the third quarter. But the Bulldogs pulled away in the fourth for a 58-44 victory. Jake Reagan led Blue Eye with 20 points, Andrew Mitchell had 15, Ethan Webb 10, Nathan Garrett 6, and Lance Clark 2. Berryville scoring included Zach Webb 20, Kyler Kendrick 10, Rayden Peden 6, Chris Lehr and Kooper Logan 3 each, and J.D. Smith 2. Green Forest traveled to Valley Springs last night and the senior high boys and girls came up short as the Tigers lost to Valley 71-36, and the Lady Tigers lost 61-15.
The 62nd Annual senior high boys Green Forest Holiday Basketball Tournament sponsored by Anstaff Bank began last night in Fred Grim Gym. First round games included the host team Green Forest against Lincoln and the Tigers set the pace early with a 16-11 first quarter lead. Green Forest outside shooting fell off in the second half as the Tigers couldn’t keep pace with the Wolves and Lincoln defeated Green Forest 56-42. Sterling Morphis led the way for Lincoln with 30 points and Green Forest scoring included; Rhett Powell with 20, Hayden Bailey 9, Reiley Gordon 5, Carter Boggs and Coby Rincon with 4 each. West Fork defeated Omaha 52-47 in the earlier first round game and West Fork will advance to the Thursday semi final game against Bergman. Lincoln will face Greenland in the other semi final game and Green Forest will play Omaha in the Consolation Bracket at 4PM on Thursday. Berryville junior high basketball traveled to Huntsville last night and the Bobcats defeated the junior high Eagles 44-36. Kade Davidson led the way for Berryville with 25 points; Weston Teague had 11, Nate Allen 6, and Jake Wilson 2. Huntsville scoring included Matthew Sisk, Hayden Dotson, and Jayden Shrum 8 each, and Luke Jones 6. The Huntsville junior high girls defeated Berryville 40-21 last night. And finally, congratulations to the Berryville Varsity Cheerleaders as they earned first place in the 4A-6A Game Day Competition last weekend. They also received Best Overall Band Dance and High Point in the 1A-6A Game Day.
The Blue Eye senior high girls invitational basketball tournament championship game was all set for Saturday night after the top seeded Berryville Lady Bobcats and Blue Eye Lady Bulldogs cruised through the first two rounds of play. A big crowd was on hand to see the show down as Berryville relied on their inside game and Blue Eye depends on their guards and outside shooting. Berryville held a 37 to 34 halftime advantage in the back and forth game and the Lady Bobcat bigs, Kelcee Hopper and Hannah Morrell proved to be too much in the end as Berryville took the Blue Eye Championship 69-56. Hopper led Berryville with 20 points, Hannah Morrell added 14, Lexy Anderson 11, and McKayla Hussey and Abby Thurman each had 2. Blue Eye junior Kohnnar Patton once again led the Lady Bulldogs with 26 points; Taylor Arnold added 15, Ayshia Bettlach 8, Kenedi Larson 7, and Avery Arnold 3. Berryville is now 8-0 on the season and will travel to Blue Eye Tuesday night as the teams will play again in a regular scheduled game. The Berryville senior high boys fell to Reeds Spring Saturday night in a third place game in the Forsyth basketball tournament. The Bobcats keep it close in a 70-66 defeat. The Blue Eye senior high boys won the consultation bracket over Hollister 41-35. The Green Forest basketball teams played Kingston Friday night. The senior high girls took the floor first and senior Lady Tiger Ashley Farrar took control of the game as Green Forest defeated Kingston 60-48. Farrar posted 38 points in the victory and Mellia Johnson led the Lady Yellow jackets with 29. The senior high Kingston boys defeated Green Forest 65-48 in the night cap game. Gunner Davis led Kingston with 23 points and Tiger scoring included; Hayden Bailey 17, Rhett Powell 10, and Reiley Gordon 9. And finally, the Anstaff Bank 62nd annual Green Forest Holiday Tournament begins today. Today’s senior high boy’s games include Omaha against West Fork at 5:30 and Green Forest against Lincoln at 7pm, both games will be played in Fred Grim Gym. And the Berryville junior high basketball teams will travel to Huntsville tonight.
The senior high girls Blue Eye Invitational basketball tournament continued last night with two semi final games. The Berryville Lady Bobcats raced out to a 40-18 halftime lead over Forsyth and cruised to a 35 point win. Senior Baylea Smith led Berryville with 16 points in the 65-30 victory, Hannah Morrell scored 12, and Lillie Compton added 11. The rest of the Berryville scoring included; Abby Thurman 8, Lexi Anderson 7, Kelcee Hopper 6, Jordan Estepp 4, and McKayla Hussey 1. The Lady Bobcats are now 7-0 on the season. The other semi final game included the host team Blue Eye against Reeds Spring and the Lady Bulldogs left little doubt about this one as they raced out to 26-5 first quarter lead. The dominate outside shooting led Blue Eye to a easy 64-30 victory as Kenedi Larson led the way with 20 points on the night. Blue Eye scoring included Kohnner Patton 15, Taylor Arnold 10, Avery Arnold 6, Riley Arnold 4, Ayshia Bettlach, Maddie Box, and Kenzie Hobbs 3 each. The top seeds, Berryville and Blue Eye, will square off in the championship game Saturday night at 7PM. Forsyth and Reeds Spring will play for third place at 5:30. Tonight’s basketball schedule includes the Berryville senior high boys taking on the tournament host Forsyth at 7:30PM in the semi finals of the 58th annual Forsyth basketball tournament. Berryville defeated Monett Tuesday to reach the semi finals and a win tonight would set up a championship game on Saturday against the winner of Strafford and Reeds Spring. Green Forest senior high girls and boys basketball teams will host Kingston tonight in Fred Grim Gym. And finally the Shiloh Christian Saints football team is playing for a chance to advance to the 4A State championship game tonight as they take on Arkadelphia in the semi finals. Robinson and Dumas make up the other semi final match up. The 4A state championship is scheduled for next week in Little Rock.
Area high school basketball tournaments continue today and include the Berryville senior high Lady Bobcats in the Blue Eye Invitational. Berryville easily defeated Hurley Monday night and will face Forsyth tonight at 7PM in the semi finals. The host team Blue Eye Lady Bulldogs easily defeated Hollister on Tuesday night and will play the other semi final game at 8:30 tonight against Reeds Spring. The Championship game is set for Saturday. Today’s early consolation bracket games include; Hurley/Spokane @ 4PM and Cassville/Hollister @ 5:30PM. The 58th annual Forsyth senior high boys basketball tournament also continues today. Hollister plays School of the Ozarks at 6PM and Blue Eye senior high boys play Monett at 7:30PM. The Berryville Bobcats will play their semi final game against the host team Forsyth Friday night at 7:30PM. Berryville junior high basketball is also on the Thursday night schedule as Berryville will host Harrison. According to the schedule the seventh, eighth and ninth grade girls teams will play in Bobcat Gym and the seventh, eighth, and ninth grade boys teams will play in Bobcat Arena with games beginning at 5PM in both locations.
The Berryville senior high boy’s basketball team traveled to the 58th annual Forsyth basketball tournament last night and faced Monett in the first round. It was a battle all the way to the end as neither team gained much of an advantage as the Bobcats and Cubs traded the lead throughout the game. Berryville was up by two at the end of the third period and hung on by that margin in the end for a 51-49 victory. Zach Webb led all scorers with 23 points for the Bobcats and Scotland Lucas added 11, and Kyler Kendrick had 8. The host team Forsyth defeated Blue Eye in the earlier game and will face Berryville in the semi finals on Friday at 7:30. The Blue Eye senior high girls basketball tournament continued last night as the host team faced Hollister in a first round game. The Lady Bulldogs played smothering defense but the Blue Eye three point shooting was the highlight of the game as they connected for 13 three’s on the night. Kohnner Patton led the way for Blue Eye with 18 first half points and a 45 to 7 halftime lead. Patton finished with 21 as Blue Eye cruised to 70 to 22 victory over Hollister. Lady Bulldog scoring included Avery Arnold with 12, Kenedi Larson, Riley Arnold, and Ayshia Bettlach 9 each, Taylor Arnold 8, and Kyla Warren 2. Reeds Spring defeated Cassville 61 to 31 and will face Blue Eye in the semi finals Friday night at 8:30. The other semi final is set as the Berryville Lady Bobcats will face Forsyth Friday at 7PM. Other scores from last night include Marshall over the Green Forest senior high girls 50 to 33 and the Green Forest senior high boys also fell to Marshall with a score of 56-29.
A full slate of high school basketball is on the schedule for Monday including the Green Forest girls and boys teams as they will travel to the annual Omaha Border Classic basketball tournament. The Lady Tigers will play Lead Hill at 4PM in the first round game and the senior high boys will play Western Grove at 7:45PM. The Omaha Classic will continue through the rest of the week. The Berryville senior high girls will travel to Blue Eye tonight for the first round of the Blue Eye Invitational. The Lady Bobcats will play Hurley at 6PM and a win would advance them to the semi finals on Thursday against the winner of Forsyth/Spokane which will be played at 7:30PM tonight. The host team Blue Eye Lady Bulldogs will open play on Tuesday evening against Hollister. Tonight’s schedule also includes Huntsville hosting Farmington in Charlie Berry Gym.
College bound high school student athletes have been making big decisions about their future plans this past week and another Carroll County high school senior has signed her national letter of intent. McKayla Hussey, a Berryville high school student athlete made it official yesterday as she accepted an offer to play golf at NCAA division two Missouri Southern State University in Joplin Missouri . McKayla has had a stellar high school golf career at Berryville including a runner up finish in the Arkansas 4A state tournament held last month and her hard work has paid off with a commitment to further her education and play golf for the MSSU Lions. Hussey was surrounded by her parents, friends, and family at the special signing ceremony at Bobcat Gym including Berryville golf coach Brent Compton.
The Berryville senior high boys basketball team got in one more game before the holiday break as they hosted the Cassville Missouri Wildcats in Bobcat Arena last night. Last year’s game came down to the buzzer as Berryville went to Cassville and came away with the win and this year the Wildcats wanted to return the favor. The intense game was a back and forth battle and Cassville took a 38-37 halftime lead. Cassville would create a little separation in the third quarter and at one point held a 9 point advantage, but that is when Berryville senior point guard Zach Webb took over the game and the scoring as the Bobcats erased the deficit before the start of the fourth quarter. Webb had a game high 31 points and made 12 of 13 free throws on the night and a string of made free throws in the final minutes saw the Bobcats pull away for a 74-65 victory. Other Bobcat scoring included; Scotland Lucas 18, Rayden Peden and Kyler Kendrick 7 each, Tyler Payne 4, J. D. Smith 3, and Trenton Hutchison and Chris Lehr 2 each. Cassville was led by Ethan Hoppes with 13 and D. J. White with 12. Berryville is 2-0 on the season.
The 58th annual Forsyth High School basketball tournament bracket has been released and local area teams including the Berryville senior high boys will play Monday the 26th through Saturday December 1st at Forsyth high school. The Bobcats first round opponent will be Monett Missouri and the game is scheduled for Tuesday the 27th at 7:30PM. The winner will advance to play Friday against the winner of Blue Eye/Forsyth and championship games are scheduled for Saturday December 1st.
The Arkansas high school football playoffs continue this Friday and a couple of teams of interest include Harrison in the 5A and Shiloh Christian in the 4A. Harrison is undefeated for the season and advanced to the semifinals after a win over Wynne 49-14 last Friday and will face Pulaski Academy this Friday for a chance to play for the 5A championship. Shiloh Christian defeated Mena 59-7 last Friday and will face Nashville this Friday for a chance to play for a 4A championship. Meanwhile, high school basketball continues as the Berryville senior high boy’s basketball team will host Cassville Missouri tonight in Bobcat Arena. The Bobcat JV team will play at 6PM followed by the varsity game. And finally the 2018 Blue Eye Invitational high school basketball tournament bracket has been released. The Berryville Lady Bobcats are scheduled to play a first round game Monday November 26th at 6PM against Hurley, the host team Blue Eye Lady Bulldogs will play Hollister at 6PM on Tuesday.
Friday night high school basketball included our local Carroll County teams as Green Forest senior high girls and boys traveled to Deer for a non conference match up. The Lady Tigers got off to a slow start and trailed 23-15 to the Lady Antlers at halftime, but the turnaround came in the fourth quarter when senior Lady Tiger Ashley Farrar took over the game with 20 points in the final frame and added 5 in overtime as Green Forest defeated Deer 57-55. Farrar finished the night with 39 going 11-15 from the free throw line. Kendall Demeyer had 6, Daisy Padilla and Maddie Youngblood 5 each, Skylar Howerton 2, Kiara Taylor and Kassidy Bell 1 each. The Lady Tigers are now 2-3 on the year. The Green Forest senior high boys played for only the second time this year against Deer and the Antlers exploded to a 41-20 halftime lead. The Tigers never recovered as Deer went on to win 67-42. Rhett Powell led Green Forest with 22 points on the night, Hayden Bailey 9, Carter Boggs 6 points and 4 Rebounds, Cody Rincon 3 and Aiden Hanks 2. The Berryville senior high boys played their first game of the year Friday night as they hosted Eureka Springs in Bobcat Arena. This game was expected to be a battle and it lived up to the hype as Berryville led the Highlanders 30-28 at halftime. The Bobcats created a little separation in the third quarter and led by nine going into the fourth and Berryville held off Eureka Springs in the end for a 59-52 victory. Berryville senior Zach Webb led all scorers with 21 points; Rayden Peden had 15, Scotland Lucas 13, Kyler Kendrick 4, Tyler Payne and J. D. Smith 3 each. Eureka Springs senior Garrett Cross led the Highlanders with 19, Griffin Taylor 15, Matthew Lester 13, and Slade Clark 5. Berryville is now 1-0 on the season and Eureka Springs drops to 10-3.
National signing period for high school student athletes continue and another local star athlete has signed her letter of intent to play NCAA division two basketball. Green Forest Lady Tiger senior guard Ashley Farrar accepted an offer to play for the Henderson State Lady Reddies in Arkadelphia. Ashley is the daughter of Green Forest head basketball Coach Kyle Farrar and its only natural she will continue to play basketball at the next level. She recently joined the 1000 point club when she surpassed the milestone against Elkins last week. Family, friends, teammates, and school mates helped her celebrate the signing ceremony in Fred Grim Gym Friday morning and the complete interview will be aired on Monday news. Congratulations to Ashley Farrar! The Green Forest Lady Tigers will host Deer tonight at 5PM followed by the senior high boy’s game. Last night junior high basketball scores included the Green Forest junior high boys over Deere 48-32. The Berryville junior high Lady Bobcats traveled to Ozark last night and defeated Elkins in the semifinals of the Ozark tournament 36-34. Hannah Youngblood led all scorers with 17 points, Faith Kelley and Sarah Pruente each had 6, Mia Thurman 4, and Madison Beck 1. The Berryville junior high girls will play in the championship Saturday night at 6PM against the host team Ozark. And finally the Berryville senior high boy’s basketball team will play their opening game of the season tonight at Bobcat Arena against Eureka Springs. The Highlanders are 9-2 on the year as their season is well underway and they defeated Pea Ridge last night 49-48. Kevin K. Smith, the voice of the Bobcats will call the basketball action tonight on KTHS 107.1FM starting with the senior high Lady Bobcats at approximately 6:30. Junior high girls and boys games will begin at 4:30.
Yesterday was a big day for the class of 2019 student athletes as National Letters of intent were delivered to colleges all across the nation and included a very special Berryville Lady Bobcat basketball player. Hannah Morrell a 6’1” senior made it official yesterday at Berryville High School as she accepted an offer to play basketball at Drury University in Springfield Missouri. Morrell is a four year starter for the Lady Bobcats and a member of the only team in school history to make the 4A state final four three years in a row, she recently joined the 1000 point club as she has over 1000 points in her Berryville high school career including 32 points against Rogers Heritage on Tuesday night. Hannah was surrounded by her family, friends, teammates, and past coaches as they celebrated a great career at Berryville so far and the promise of a great future at a NCAA division two school. Congratulations to Hannah Morrell! The Thursday night sports schedule includes the Green Forest junior high basketball teams traveling to Bruno Pyatt, games begin at 4:30 and include seventh grade girls and boys, and junior high girls and boys.
The Berryville senior high Lady Bobcat basketball team played their home opener last night in Bobcat Arena against 7A Rogers Heritage. Berryville has relied on defense the last three games and that continued last night against the Lady War Eagles as they held them to 16 first half points, however the Lady Bobcats struggled on offense and only scored 15 and trailed by one at halftime. Lady Bobcat senior center Hannah Morrell took over after the break and thrilled Bobcat fans with a 20 point third quarter as the Lady Bobcats exploded for 27 points and held Heritage to 7 in the quarter. Berryville would cruise to a 57-35 victory. Morrell would finish with 31 points on the night going 11-12 from the free throw line, Baylea Smith and Kelcee Hopper each had 8. The rest of the Lady Bobcat scoring included; Lilli Compton, Jordon Estepp, Lauren Compton, and Alexis Steele two each and Abby Thurman 1. Berryville is now 4-0 on the season and will play a home game against Eureka Springs on Friday night and that game can be heard on 107.1FM KTHS as Kevin K. Smith will call the action live from Bobcat Arena. The Green Forest Lady Tigers traveled to Elkins last night in what turned out to be a tight battle throughout the game but Green Forest came up short 38-30. Lady Tiger senior guard Ashley Farrar led all scorers with 19, Maddie Youngblood had 7, and Daisy Padilla and Kiara Taylor chipped in 2 each. Other Tuesday night high school basketball scores include;
Prairie Grove girls over Huntsville 48-39
Eureka Springs girls over St. Paul 57-21
Huntsville boys over Prairie Grove 42-29
Eureka Springs boys over St. Paul 60-26
Elkins boys over Green Forest 62-37
The Berryville Lady Bobcat senior high basketball team will be back in action tonight as they host Rogers Heritage for their home opener in Bobcat Arena. The Lady Bobcats are coming off a 3 game winning streak as they took the Queens of the Court Championship in Green Forest last week. Berryville wins came over West Fork, Greenland, and Pea Ridge but tonight the Lady Bobcats step up to play a 7A school in Rogers Heritage. Berryville Coach Daniel Cornelison has his team playing tougher competition this year in hopes of being better prepared late in the season. The senior class of this year’s team has advanced to the final four of the 4A state playoffs three years in a row and the Lady Bobcats have lofty goals this year as Berryville is returning four of five starters from last year’s team. The Berryville senior high JV game is set for 6PM followed by the Varsity, fans are encouraged to come out to the home opener for the Lady Bobcats. The senior high boys will make their debut on Friday night in Bobcat Arena against Eureka Springs. Other high school basketball games on the schedule for tonight include;
Green Forest @ Elkins
Eureka Springs hosting St. Paul
Huntsville hosting Prairie Grove
The Berryville Lady Bobcat senior high basketball team has gotten off to the same start as last year as Berryville claimed the Queens of the Court championship over Pea Ridge Saturday night in Green Forest. The Lady Bobcat defensive theme continued as they held the Lady Blackhawks to 39 total points. However the scoring highlight came early in the first quarter as Berryville senior guard Baylea Smith scored her 1000th career high school point. Smith scored 10 first quarter points and finished with 15 on the night as the Lady Bobcats held on to a 44-39 victory that included foul trouble for Berryville throughout the night. Scoring for Berryville included; Lilli Compton 13, Hannah Morrell 11 as she joined the 1000 point club on Thursday, Kelcee Hopper and Abby Thurman 2 each. Blakelee Winn led Pea Ridge with 15. The Green Forest Lady Tigers fell to Greenland 63-41 in the third place game. Ashley Farrar led Green Forest with 18, Madie Youngblood 9, Bianca Rosales 5, Daisy Padilla 4, Kassidy Bell and Skyler Howerton 2 each, and Evelyn Lopez 1.
Saturday Championship games @ Green Forest Queens of the Court basketball tournament;
Championship game Berryville over Pea Ridge 44-39
Third Place Greenland over Green Forest 63-41
Consolation final West Fork over Lincoln 53-49
Friday night high school football playoff scores of interest;
Harrison over White Hall 49-7 and will advance to the second round of the 5A playoffs and will face Wynne this week after they defeated Camden Fairview.
Shiloh Christian over Star City 49-6 and will advance to the second round of the 4A playoffs and will face Mena this week after they defeated Gentry 31-7.
Central over Pea Ridge 8-0
Hamburg over Lincoln 31-20
Lonoke over Prairie Grove 35-26
And Cassville’s winning streak ends as Mt. Vernon defeated the Wildcats 34-14
According to Green Forest basketball Coach Kyle Farrar the junior high basketball home games tonight against Eureka Springs have been cancelled.
According to Berryville Athletic Director Brent Compton the Berryville junior high basketball games tonight at Ozark have been postponed until Wednesday.
The Queens of the Court senior high girls basketball tournament continued last night at Fred Grim Gym in Green Forest. The semi final games included Berryville and Green Forest, as the Lady Bobcats took the floor first against Greenland. Berryville once again started with solid defense and took a 12-3 first quarter lead. The Lady Bobcat bigs dominated inside as division two prospect Hannah Morrell put up 21 points going 5-6 from the free throw line and Kelcee Hopper added 13, but Greenland kept things close throughout the game. Berryville led 36-20 after the third quarter and Greenland never overcame the deficit, as Berryville went on to win 45-35 and will advance to the final on Saturday night at 7:30. The rest of the Lady Bobcat scoring included; Baylea Smith with 5, Abby Thurman 3, Kelsey Smith 2, and Lilli Compton 1. The other semi final match up included the host team Green Forest against Pea Ridge and division two prospect Ashley Farrar helped the Lady Tigers to a first quarter lead 16-15. But Farrar’s game high 37 points couldn’t keep Green Forest close enough in the end and Pea Ridge took the victory 65-53. Farrar dominated the scoring on the night that included 14-17 free throws. Maddie Youngblood scored 8 points for the Lady Tigers, Kendall DeMeyer, Kassidy Bell, and Kiarra Taylor had 2 each, Daisy Padilla and Evelyn Lopez 1 each. Hollyn Davis led Pea Ridge with 18 and Katelyn Swope added 14 in the victory as the Lady Blackhawks advance to the finals Saturday night against Berryville.
Thursday night results;
Berryville over Greenland 45-35
Pea Ridge over Green Forest 65-53
West Fork over Omaha 52-43
Lincoln over Bergman 43-34
Saturday game schedule includes;
4:30PM Consolation Final Lincoln against West Fork
5:50PM Third Place game Greenland against Green Forest
7:30PM Championship game Berryville against Pea Ridge
The Berryville senior high Lady Bobcat basketball team started the season with a win over West Fork in their first round game of the Queens of the Court senior high girls basketball tournament in Green Forest last night. Berryville head coach Coach Daniel Cornelison has relied on stifling defense the last couple of years and this year’s Lady Bobcats continued with that theme as they opened the game 19-0. However the highlight of the game occurred early in the first quarter as Berryville senior Hannah Morrell scored 11 points in the first quarter that included her 1000th high school career point. Berryville cruised to a 51-19 victory over West Fork, Lady Bobcat scoring included; Kelcee Hopper 15, Hannah Morrell finished with 13, Baylea Smith 10, Abby Thurman 8, Sunny Tibbets 3, and Ella McMellan 2. Semi final games tonight include Berryville and the host team Green Forest as a potential Championship game could see the Lady Bobcats against the Lady Tigers on Saturday.
Wednesday night Queens of the Court girls high school basketball tournament scores;
Berryville over West Fork 51-19
Pea Ridge over Lincoln 50-49
Bergman over Eureka Springs 45-26
Omaha over Shiloh Christian 52-51
Thursday night’s schedule;
4PM Lincoln against Bergman
5:20PM Omaha against West Fork
6:40PM Berryville against Greenland
8PM Green Forest against Pea Ridge
The first basketball games of the season continue today as the Queens of the Court high school girl’s basketball tournament in Fred Grim Gym in Green Forest includes;
Berryville Lady Bobcats against West Fork @ 4PM
Pea Ridge against Lincoln @ 5:20PM
Bergman against Eureka Springs @ 6:40PM
Omaha against Shiloh Christian @ 8PM
Semi final games will continue on Thursday and championship games are set for Saturday. A updated Queens of the Court bracket can be seen above.
The first round of the Arkansas high school football state playoffs begin this Friday and unfortunately the Berryville Bobcats and the Green Forest Tigers did not qualify this year. Games that include teams from the 1-4A conference include;
Shiloh Christian will host Star City
Pea Ridge will host Central
Lincoln @ Hamburg
Prairie Grove @ Lonoke
Gentry @ Mena
Elkins @ Nashville
High school basketball has officially started for the Green Forest Lady Tigers as the annual Queens of the Court girls basketball tournament got under way last night in Fred Grim Gym. The Lady Tigers had a first round game against the Shiloh Christian Lady Saints and Green Forest took an early first half lead 17-13. Senior Lady Tiger Ashley Farrar led the way with 13 first half points, but the third quarter proved to be the difference when Farrar put up 9 in the quarter and the Lady Tigers pulled away for a 44-33 victory. Anna McCredy led the Lady Saints with 20, and Ashley Farrar led all scorers with 27 on the night. Lady Tiger Daisy Padilla added 7 points, going 4-4 from the free throw line. The rest of the first round games included;
West Fork Lady Tigers over Bergman 44-36
Greenland Lady Pirates over Eureka Springs 49-30
Lincoln Lady Wolves over Omaha 45-35
The Queens of the Court tournament will continue Wednesday and the schedule includes;
Berryville Lady Bobcats against West Fork @ 4PM
Pea Ridge against Lincoln @ 5:20PM
Bergman against Eureka Springs @ 6:40PM
Omaha against Shiloh Christian @ 8PM
Semi final games will continue on Thursday and championship games are set for Saturday
Friday night high school football included the Berryville Bobcats hosting the Green Forest Tigers in the Carroll County Super bowl. A huge crowd saw Green Forest throw a 40 yard pass play for the first play from scrimmage but seniorBobcat Wyatt Poe forced a fumble at the end of the play to erase the big gain. The Bobcats and Tigers would each go three and out before the Bobcats put up a couple of big plays that included a Tristan Updegraff 55 yard run and a 30 yard pass play from J. D. Smith to Ethan Gregory set up a Smith one yard touchdown run and the Bobcats led 7-0. Green Forest would take the next possession and drive to the Bobcat 4 yard line after a Reiley Gordon pass to senior Hayden Bailey. And the Tigers would put points on the board when senior kicker Franklin Morales kicked a 22 yard field goal and Green Forest trailed Berryville 7-3 in the second quarter. The Bobcats would score again before halftime on a 60 yard Smith to senior Kooper Logan pass and once more on a 70 yard pass from Smith to senior Scotland Lucas and the Bobcats held a 21-3 halftime lead. The Bobcats opened the second half with a 70 yard opening drive to make it 28-3 early in the third quarter. Green Forest would add one more Morales field goal this time from 39 yards out, but Green Forest couldn’t stop Berryville in the end as the Bobcats take the Carroll County Cup with a 43-6 victory. The Bobcats finish the season 4-6 and Green Forest ends with a 1-9 record. Congratulations to both teams on a hard fought season and a big thank you to Kevin K. Smith and Josiah Price for calling the Tigers and Bobcats all season long on KTHS. Other Friday night high school football scores of interest include;
Shiloh Christian over Pea Ridge 49-13
Lincoln over Prairie Grove 59-48
Gentry over Gravette 26-0
Harrison over Farmington 35-6
Alma over Huntsville 40-3
Cassville Missouri over Seneca 35-29
Arkansas State High School Cross Country Meet results from Oaklawn racetrack in Hot Springs Friday November 2nd included a 3A state individual championship for Green Forest Tiger Lexington Hilton, the senior won with a time of 16:38. Hilton out ran the two top runners in the 3A from Cave City who placed second and third. Jake Lopez from Green Forest finished 13th and the Green Forest boys team finished 4th in the 3A. Green Forest Lady Tigers were led by senior Karina Maravillas as she claimed the 3A state runner up individual medal with a time of 21:13, Kendall Hays from West Fork took first. Other Lady Tiger results included; Lucy Rios 11th and Jennifer Martinez 17th as the Lady Tigers brought home the 3A team runner up trophy.
The Berryville senior high boys cross country team was led by sophomore Braden Scrivner with a time of 18:08 and finished in 5th place in the 4A State meet and Eduardo Rangel finished 18th for the Bobcats as the team finished in 4th place. The Lady Bobcats placed 10th in the 4A team standings and were led by junior Cecilia Doss in 12th place with a time of 22:26; Ruthy Ryan from Harrison took 4A senior high girls top honors with a time of 20:57.
The annual Green Forest Queens of the Court high school girls basketball tournament bracket is set to be played at Fred Grim Gym and includes our local county teams; Green Forest, Berryville, and Eureka Springs. Monday first round matchups include;
Eureka Springs against Greenland @ 4PM
Lincoln against Omaha @ 5:20PM
Green Forest against Shiloh Christian @ 6:40PM
West Fork against Bergman @ 8PM
Berryville will play the winner of West Fork/ Bergman on Wednesday
According to Coach Kyle Farrar, each team is guaranteed three games and a big thank you goes out to this year’s title sponsor Tyson Foods.
It's Friday night high school football on KTHS tonight and it’s the biggest game of the year for the Green Forest Tigers and the Berryville Bobcats as the county foes square off for the Carroll County Super bowl. Kevin K. Smith the voice of the Bobcats and Josiah Price the voice of the Tigers will join forces as they broadcast live from the new Ronnie Clark turf field in Berryville. Kickoff is set for 7PM with the pregame show beginning at approximately 6:45 and can be heard on both 96.9 The Legend and 107.1 KTHS. Green Forest comes into the game with a 1-8 record with their lone win against West Fork. The Bobcats bring a 3-6 record with wins against Yellville, West Fork, and Gravette, but records can be thrown out when it comes to who will take home the Carroll County Cup this year. Last year Green Forest trailed early but took a second half lead and held Berryville on the final drive to take a 23-20 Tiger win. In 2016 lightning postponed the game and a rare Saturday high school football game saw Green Forest score a field goal first, but Berryville reeled off 18 second half points and a 25-3 Bobcat win. Carroll County pride is on the line and a huge crowd is expected for tonight’s 2018 Carroll County Super bowl. Other Friday night high school football games of interest include;
Shiloh Christian @ Pea Ridge
Prairie Grove @ Lincoln
Gentry @ Gravette
Harrison @ Farmington
Alma @ Huntsville
Cassville Missouri against Seneca in the second round of the Missouri state playoffs
And finally, the Berryville and Green Forest senior high cross country teams will be competing in the Arkansas state cross country meet today at Oaklawn racetrack in Hot Springs. Good luck to the Bobcats and the Tigers!
Its championship week for our Carroll County junior high football teams as Green Forest and Berryville will play their final games of the season on the road. The Tiger junior high football team lost to Pea Ridge last week 14-6 and will play as the number three seed when they travel to Elkins tonight. The Bobcat junior high football team defeated Gravette last week 14-6 and improved Berryville to the number four seed which will force another match up with Gravette tonight. Seventh grade football games for both Green Forest and Berryville will begin at 6PM followed by the championship games for the junior high teams. Good luck to the Tigers and Bobcats!
Expectations are high for our local high school cross country teams as they prepare for the state meet set for Friday November 2nd. The race will once again take place at Oaklawn Park racetrack in Hot Springs. The Green Forest Tigers and Lady Tigers have built a winning tradition that has included three state championships in a row for the senior high boys in 2014, 2015, and 2016. Last year the Tigers finished third in the 3A and the Lady Tigers claimed the 3A state runner up last year. The Berryville senior high boys finished fourth in the 4A last year and the senior high girls finished eighth, and they plan on improving with a strong young team returning this year. According to the Arkansas Activities Association, race times are as follows;
5A Boys @ 9am, Girls @ 9:30am
6A Boys @ 10:15am, Girls @ 10:45am
1A/2A Boys @ 11:30am, Girls @ Noon
3A Boys @ 12:45pm, Girls @ 1:15pm
4A Boys @ 2pm, Girls @ 2:30pm
Good luck to the Green Forest Tigers and Berryville Bobcat cross country teams at the state meet this Firday!
Friday night high school football included the Berryville Bobcats traveling to Prairie Grove to take on the Tigers. It was a scoreless first quarter, but the Bobcats would change that early in the second when sophomore quarterback J. D. Smith dove in from the one yard line and took a 7-0 Bobcat lead. Prairie Grove drove the ball 94 yards on the next possession and tied the game at 7 just seconds before halftime. The home team would score first in the second half on a 49 yard run and a missed extra point would put the Tigers up 13-7. Berryville would have one more opportunity to put together a winning fourth quarter drive, but a failed reverse resulted in a fumble and safety for Prairie Grove that would put the game out of reach for Berryville. The Tigers would score once more in the closing seconds to make the final score 22-7. The Bobcats drop to 3-6 overall and 1-5 in conference play. The Green Forest Tigers hosted Pea Ridge Friday night on Bill Gotto Field. The Tigers trailed 14-0 at the end of the first quarter as Pea Ridge junior running back Samuel Beard racked up 163 yards rushing early in the first half and scored three touchdowns before halftime. The Blackhawks would cruise to a 48-0 victory over Green Forest. The Tigers drop to 1-9 overall and Pea Ridge remains tied for first place in the 1-4A conference with Shiloh Christian. This Friday will be the final regular season game of the year as Berryville will host Green Forest on Ronnie Clark Field for the Carroll County Super bowl. Other Friday night high school football scores of interest include;
Shiloh Christian over Gravette 42-7
Lincoln over Gentry 38-13
Harrison over Huntsville 56-14
And Cassville Missouri defeated Clinton Missouri 49-6 in the first round of the Missouri State playoffs
It's Friday night high school football night on KTHS and the Berryville Bobcats are on the road as they travel to Prairie Grove to take on the Tigers. Kevin K. Smith, the voice of the Bobcats, will call the live play by play action on 107.1FM as Berryville tries to improve on a 3-5 overall record. The Bobcats hope to move up in the 1-4A standings with a win over Prairie Grove who is 4-4 overall. The Tigers are currently tied for third place in the conference with a 3-2 record that includes wins over Gentry, Gravette, and Green Forest and average over 30 points per game. The Green Forest Tigers will host league leading Pea Ridge tonight on Bill Gotto Field and Josiah Price, the voice of the Tigers, will call the play by play live on 96.9 The Legend. Kickoff for both games is set for 7PM and tune in at 6:45 for pregame. Other Friday night high school football games on the schedule include;
Lincoln @ Gentry
Gravette @ Shiloh Christian
Huntsville @ undefeated Harrison
And undefeated Cassville Missouri has a home playoff game against Clinton Missouri
The Green Forest high school cross country winning tradition continues as the Tigers and Lady Tigers take championships at the Rogers Mountaineer Classic on Tuesday. The Lady Tigers earned the Mountaineer Classic Championship followed by Elkins and Greenland as senior Karina Maravillas once again dominated the field with a first place finish and a time of 20:12. The rest of the Lady Tigers included; Jennifer Martinez 6th, Lucy Rios 7th, Lyndsay Anglin 10th, Samantha Delavin 15th, Emily Bolen 16th, Michelle Calderon 20th, Margarita Vega 24th, Alejandra Lopez 29th, and Emily Solis 32nd. The Green Forest senior high boys cross country team turned in a dominate performance as well. Senior Lexington Hilton led the Tigers and added another first place finish to his career with a time of 17:05, followed by 2nd place Jacob Tyburski from Haas Hall, 3rd place senior Kayden Eckman from Eureka Springs, and 4th place Jake Lopez from Green Forest. The Tigers took the team Mountaineer Classic Championship followed by Haas Hall and Elkins, and Eureka Springs finished 5th. The rest of the Tiger results included; Colin Delavin 14th, Paco Rangel 19th, Jocab McMahan 20th, Alexis Rangel 22nd, David Aguinaga 24th, Kevin Cifuentes 25th, Jason Mendoza 37th, Jair Juarez 39th, Eli Gomez 41st, Daniel Alvarez 44th, Chris Alcantara 56th, and Kevin Solorzano 58th. Congratulations to the Green Forest Tiger and Lady Tiger cross country teams and good luck at the state meet at Oaklawn Park Race track in Hot Springs next Friday November 2nd. The local sports schedule for Thursday includes the final regular season junior high football games for our Carroll County teams. The Berryville junior high football team will host Gravette on Ronnie Clark Field and the Green Forest junior high will travel to Pea Ridge.
The High School 1-4A District Cross Country Meet was held on Tuesday in Huntsville and included over 120 student athletes including Berryville. Senior Bekah Bostian from Prairie Grove won the senior high girls division with a time of 19:54. Junior Ruthy Ryan from Harrison placed 2nd, Freshman Camryn Casey from Harrison 3rd, and junior Cecilia Doss led the Berryville team with a fourth place finish and a personal best time of 21:03. The Harrison senior high girls claimed the 1-4A district championship followed by Prairie Grove, Pea Ridge, and Berryville finished fourth. The rest of the Lady Bobcats included; Alexis Steel 13th, Lucy Reyes 26th, Samantha Witherby 28th, Hope Braziel 29th, Jimena Aguinaga 38th, and Mariana Hernandez 40th. Senior Colton Edens from Huntsville won the senior high boys division with a time of 16:29. Senior Hunter Thompson from Harrison placed 2nd, Senior Shaed Cates from Pea Ridge 3rd, and Sophomore Braden Scrivner led the Berryville team with a fourth place finish and a time of 17:27. The meet host Huntsville Eagles claimed the 1-4A senior high boy’s district championship followed by Pea Ridge 2nd, Berryville 3rd, and Harrison 4th. the rest of the Bobcats included; Eduardo Rangel 14th, Carlos Garduno 21st, Brian Tovar 23rd, Denver Knapp 30th, Alex Lemus 31st, Caden Nickell 33rd, Nathan Engel 38th, Reese Johnson 39th, Chris Nequiz 50th , Dominic Henry 52nd, Hayden Braziel 58th, Josh Wilson 61st, Austin Escobar 77th, and Ryan T. Hellers 80th. Congratulations to our local cross country runners and good luck at the State meet at Oaklawn Race Track in Hot Springs on Friday November 2nd.
Green Forest Girl’s Basketball Coach Kyle Farrar has released the tournament bracket for what will be the first basketball games of the year the week of November 5th through 10th. Yes, basketball is just a few weeks away and the Annual Green Forest Queens of the Court High School Girls Basketball Tournament bracket is set to be played at Fred Grim Gym and includes our local county teams; Green Forest, Berryville, and Eureka Springs. The complete bracket can be seen on the kthsradio.com sports page. First round matchups include;
Green Forest against Shiloh Christian
Eureka Springs against Greenland
Berryville will play the winner of West Fork against Bergman
Pea Ridge will play the winner of Lincoln against Omaha
According to Coach Farrar, each team is guaranteed three games and a big thank you goes out to this year’s title sponsor Tyson Foods. 2018-19 Basketball Schedules for Berryville, Green Forest, Eureka Springs, and Huntsville can be seen above.
The longest current high school football winning streak in the nation came to an end Friday night just across the Missouri border as the Cassville Wildcats defeated the Lamar Tigers 24-21. Cassville tied Lamar with a touchdown in the fourth quarter to make the score 21 all after trailing by two touchdowns early in the second half. Cassville intercepted a Lamar pass with less than a minute to go in the game and a long wildcat run and a last second field goal by Cassville would end the winning streak for Lamar who has won seven consecutive state titles. The win improves Cassville to 9-0 on the season and secured the Big 8 Championship as they prepare for a state playoff run. Congratulations to the Cassville Wildcat football team.
The Green Forest Tigers traveled to Gravette Friday night as both teams were looking for their first conference win of the season. It was a game of field position and the advantage went to Gravette as the Lions had the short end of the field most of the night which enabled them to score three early touchdowns and build a 21-0 halftime lead. The teams exchanged turnovers but the Tigers went scoreless for the third game in a row. Green Forest would hold Gravette to just a field goal in the third quarter but Gravette went on to win 31-0. Green Forest will host Pea Ridge Friday night on Bill Gotto Field.
The Berryville Bobcats traveled to league leading Pea Ridge Friday night and the Blackhawks would score first on a 21 yard pass play and a two point conversion for a 8-0 first quarter lead. Pea Ridge would score twice more before the Bobcats moved into scoring position before half but came up empty and trailed 22-0 at halftime. Gravette would score a touchdown in the third quarter before the Bobcats drove the ball down field with a 39 yard pass connection from J. D. Smith to Scotland Lucas, and a two yard Cooper Logan run made it 29-6 Pea Ridge lead. The Bobcats failed to put points on the scoreboard in the fourth quarter as Pea Ridge defeated Berryville 35-6. Pea Ridge remains in first place in the 1-4A with a 5-0 record and the Bobcats drop to 1-4 and 3-5 overall. Berryville will travel to Prairie Grove this Friday night. Other Friday night high school football scores of interest include;
Harrison over Alma 31-0
Farmington over Huntsville 48-7
Prairie Grove over Gentry 33-14
Shiloh Christian over Lincoln 38-13
It’s the eighth week of high school football and only three regular season games remain as Friday night high school football returns to KTHS tonight. The Green Forest Tigers will travel to winless Gravette and Josiah Price the voice of the Tigers will call the play by play on 96.9FM The Legend. Both teams are looking for their first conference win of the season. The Berryville Bobcats will travel to league leading Pea Ridge tonight, the Bobcats are 3-4 overall and 1-3 in conference play and the Blackhawks are 4-0 in the 1-4A conference. Kevin K. Smith, the voice of the Bobcats, will call the action live on 107.1FM as Berryville will try to slow down junior Blackhawk quarterback Tate Busey who is averaging 145 yards passing and over 200 total yards of offense per game. The Bobcats need a win to stay in state playoff contention. Pregame for both games will begin at approximately 6:45 and kickoff is set for 7PM. Other Friday night high school football games of interest on the schedule tonight include;
Prairie Grove @ Gentry
Shiloh Christian @ Lincoln
Undefeated Harrison @ Alma
Farmington @ Huntsville
Lamar @ undefeated Cassville Missouri