BENTON â€“ Approximately 30 people turned out for the first meeting of the Benton Touchdown Club on Monday, Sept. 8, at Western Sizzlinâ€™. The club is formed specifically for Benton Panthers football and will meet on a monthly basis.
John Ginn, treasurer of the club, welcomed members and introduced Panthers Head Coach Scott Neathery.
â€śHow does it feel to come away from the game with Bryant and still be undefeated?â€ť asked Ginn.
LITTLE ROCK â€“ The Bryant Lady Hornets cross country team competed at the Minuteman Cross Country Invitational Saturday held at Western Hills Park in Little Rock.
Bryant started off the regular season in style by winning the team championship in a dominating performance. The Lady Hornets put all their scoring runners in the top 11 places to win with a score of 33 points.Â LR Christian was runner-up with 51 points followed by Cabot (88), Mount St. Mary (118), Vilonia (132), and Pulaski Academy (168).Â There were 15 teams and 114 total runners in the race.Â
ARKADELPHIA â€“ The Benton Cross Country Team had a strong showing at the Bob Gravett Invitational Cross Country meet in Arkadelphia. The cross country team competed in its first 5K of the year at Ouachita Baptist University on Saturday.
Hope Ernhart was the leader for the Benton girls with a time of 24:56, followed by Carolyn Johnson with at 26:57, Maddie Bailey with a 30:54, and Amber Heath with a 32:24.
The Benton boys ranked third overall with an average time of 19:47, with all team members completing the 5K in 22 minutes or less.
LITTLE ROCK â€“ Salt Bowl day is here. The Benton Panthers will attempt to snap their longtime rival Bryant Hornets eight-game win streak today in the 15th Salt Bowl at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. Arkansasâ€™ Largest Tailgate will begin at 5 p.m. on the east side of the stadium and tickets are $8 for the Salt Bowlâ€™s 7:30 p.m. kickoff.