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Much like they have done the previous 20 games coming into Friday, the Bryant Hornets (4-0, 1-0) lit up the scoreboard once again, trouncing Fort Smith Northside (2-1, 0-1) at home on Senior Night 48-7 to capture their record 21st straight victory. The win also opened up the 7A Central sched…

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After winning their 20th straight game — dating back to 2018 — the Bryant Hornets (3-0) are set to kickoff 7A Central action tonight at home when they play host to Fort Smith Northside (2-0).

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The Benton Panthers will be facing another familiar foe tonight when they travel to Russellville to take on the Cyclones opening up 6A West Conference play. Falling in a tough-to-swallow match in their home-opener against the Catholic Rockets, its most-played team in school history, last wee…

Veterans of Benton Football know strange things often happen on the outskirts of Hempwallace when the Panthers play at Lake Hamilton.  Thursday’s Junior High action was no different.

The Bryant Hornets picked up a victory in the Gold Division this past Saturday at the Harding Bison XC Invite in Searcy, while the Benton Panthers took sixth overall out of 19 total teams. On the girls side, the Lady Hornets took sixth, with the Lady Panthers seventh out of 15 total teams fo…

The Bauxite Lady Miners kept their winning ways going Thursday night on the road in 4A West Conference action. Bauxite won its fourth straight match, sweeping the Camden Fairview Lady Cardinals 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-16) to improve to 5-1 overall, 4-0 in conference action. 

The Benton tennis team stayed undefeated on the season Thursday, taking a 5-3 team victory over the White Hall Bull Dogs at Pine Bluff Country Club in Pine Bluff. 

Going up against a very good Cabot Lady Panthers team Thursday in Bryant, the Lady Hornets lost a heartbreaker at the Hornet’s Nest in 6A Central Conference play. Coming away with a 25-18 win over the Lady Panthers in the first set, Bryant fell by a total of just eight points the next three …

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Playing before a sold-out crowd at Hornet Stadium, the Bryant Hornets and Trinity Christian Tigers kept fans on the edge of their seats all night Friday.

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It wasn't the home opener the Benton Panthers envisioned Friday night at Panther Stadium. Taking on the Catholic Rockets for the first time in 11 years, the Panthers had their chances, but poor execution early and an inability to stop the Rockets late would lead to a 35-28 loss for the homet…

The Benton Lady Panthers made it five straight wins on Thursday, sweeping the Parkview Lady Patriots 3-0 to improve to 5-1 on the season, 4-0 in the 5A Central Conference. The Lady Panthers had the most trouble with Parkview in the first set, winning 25-14, but cruised in the final two with …

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Fresh off their first victory of the season, a 44-6 trouncing of the Little Rock Southwest Gryphons on the road last week, the Benton Panthers will play their first home game of the season tonight when they host the Catholic Rockets. 

One play, the game’s first play, got the Benton Freshman Panthers off to a quick start against the Cabot North Freshman Panthers on Thursday night at Everett Field.  

After an 0-3 start to the season, the Bryant Lady Hornets volleyball team won its second straight match this past Tuesday on the road. The Lady Hornets swept the Little Rock Southwest Lady Gryphons 3-0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-14) to improve to 2-3 on the season, 2-2 in 6A Central Conference play. 

On his radio show Wednesday night, Arkansas Coach Sam Pittman announced two fifth-year seniors, one third-year senior and the graduate transfer quarterback who didn’t arrive until last January have been voted the Razorbacks 2020 captains.

Though it didn’t come as easy as expected, the Benton Lady Panthers volleyball team still picked up a 3-0 sweep over the Jacksonville Lady Titans in 5A Central Conference play Tuesday at Benton Arena. The Lady Panthers won their fourth straight match, downing the Titans 25-17, 25-18 and 25-1…

The Glen Rose Beavers (1-1) and Harmony Grove Cardinals (0-2) have a tilt set up again for the first time in two years. Once fierce rivals in the 5-3A Conference, the bitter matchup faded in 2018 as Harmony Grove moved conferences and both schools went separate ways in nonconference scheduling.

The Bauxite Lady Miners volleyball team is on a roll. The Lady Miners won their third straight match with a 3-0 sweep over the Mills Lady Comets at Fred Dawson Gym in Bauxite Tuesday. Bauxite took the match 25-6, 25-12 and 25-12 to improve to 4-1 on the season, its only loss coming against t…

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The Bryant freshmen Hornets would continue their strong start to the Central Arkansas Junior High Conference season Tuesday night, posting their second shutout in a row. The Fr. Hornets dominated the Lake Hamilton Jr. Wolves 35-0 to improve to 3-0 on the season, 2-0 in the CAJHC. 

BENTON – Playing in a technically junior varsity match, the Benton Panthers varsity golf team got some extra time on the course before next week’s 5A Central Conference Tournament Tuesday at Longhills Golf Course in Benton. 

Opening the cross country season at the Little Rock XC Classic, the Bryant Hornets and Benton Panthers got off to decent starts to the season. For the boys, the Hornets took fifth overall, while the Panthers were eighth out of 20 teams. For the girls, the Lady Hornets were seventh and Lady P…

Barring injury, it seems Sam Pittman will live up to his promise making Rakeem Boyd a better 2021 NFL draft prospect than had Boyd turned pro in 2020.

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Due to the Arkansas Department of Health and the Arkansas Activities Association’s COVID-19 guidelines, attendance at all 2020 Benton Panther football home games will be limited to pre-sales only. 

BENTON – The Benton tennis team had a good week of play to stay undefeated on the season. On Tuesday, the Panthers and Lady Panthers traveled to Hot Springs to take on the Trojans and came away with a 6-2 win, also playing El Dorado in more of a friendly match as the Wildcats were a young an…

NORTH LITTLE ROCK – The Bryant Hornets golf team won their third match in a row this past Thursday, with seniors Andrew Gaspard and Logan McDonald leading the way to tie North Little Rock’s Liam Hogan for low medalist honors. 

LITTLE ROCK – The Benton Panthers had no trouble taking down the Hall Lady Warriors on the road Thursday. Since their season-opening loss to Greenbrier, the Lady Panthers have won three straight, including a 3-0 sweep over Hall in Little Rock. Benton downed the Lady Warriors 25-4, 25-3 and 2…

BRYANT – After an 0-3 start to the season, it looked as if the Bryant Lady Hornets volleyball team was on its way to a fourth straight loss after the first set against the Central Lady Tigers in 6A Central Conference action Thursday night at the Hornet’s Nest in Bryant. The Lady Hornets drop…

BAUXITE – The Bauxite Lady Miners swept the Malvern Lady Leopards 3-0 this past Thursday on the road for their second straight match win to improve to 2-0 in the 4A West Conference. Bauxite, off to a good start to the season at 3-1 overall, was off to a hot start Thursday taking the first se…

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The Benton Panthers jumped on the Little Rock Southwest Gryphons and senior quarterback Garrett Brown broke Benton’s career passing yards record Friday at Southwest Stadium in Little Rock. Leading 28-0 after one quarter, the Panthers won their first game of the year with a 44-6 victory over …

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Harmony Grove fell to Centerpoint on the road Friday, losing 34-14. The Cardinals will host Glen Rose in Week 3.

The Miners were upended against the Newport Greyhounds on the road Friday, falling 41-22 for their second straight loss. The Miners (1-2) will get a bye week before beginning 7-4A Conference play Sept. 25 at Malvern. 

Thursday night was the 2020 home opener for Benton Junior High football and it was a great night for the Panthers with a sweep of Conway White. The Freshman Panthers (1-1) walloped the Wampus Cats 42-21 while the eight-grade Panthers (2-0) won 36-6.

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The Benton Panthers have had two weeks to get over their season-opening loss in the Salt Bowl to the No. 1 team in the state (and one of the best in the country), rival Bryant Hornets, and according to Coach Brad Harris, the bye has done the Panthers good heading into tonight’s matchup with …

After a season-opening rout over the Riverview Raiders, the Bauxite Miners football team suffered their first loss of the season last week on the road against the Monticello Billies, a 26-21 decision in which the Miners had their chances. 

The Benton Lady Panthers opened 5A Central Conference action in fine fashion Tuesday at Benton Arena. The Lady Panthers swept the Beebe Lady Badgers 3-0 (25-16, 25-13, 25-19) to improve to 2-1 overall, 1-0 in the Central. 

The Benton Panthers took second at Longhills Golf Course in Benton Tuesday, while the El Dorado Wildcats took the top spot. El Dorado won the match with a scored of 318, with Wildcat Preston Howard taking medalist honors with a low score of 73. 

After suffering their first loss (3-2) of the year against 3A state defending champion Episcopal on Tuesday, the Bauxite Lady Miners got back in the win column Thursday at Fred Dawson Gym in Bauxite. The Lady Miners celebrated senior night with a 3-0 sweep over the Arkadelphia Lady Badgers, …

The Bryant tennis team hosted the Northside Grizzlies and Lady Bears this past Thursday at the Rebsamen Tennis Center in Little Rock in 6A Central Conference play, and Northside would come away with an 8-0 sweep.

The Benton tennis team stayed perfect on the young season, taking a 5-3 decision over the White Hall Bulldogs this past Thursday at Tyndall Park in Benton. The Lady Panthers went 3-1 on the day, while the Panthers split 2-2 with the Bulldogs.

Beginning 6A Central Conference play Thursday at the Hornet’s Nest in Bryant, the Bryant Lady Hornets would get on the wrong side of a sweep by the Northside Lady Bears. The Lady Hornets (0-2, 0-1) fell 25-19, 25-13 and 25-15 for the conference-opening loss.

It wasn’t the prettiest of games, but the Bryant Hornets still dominated the Marion Patriots 57-17 Friday night in Marion for their 19th straight win. The two-time defending 7A state champs improved to 2-0 on the young season and outgained Marion 539-140 in total offense as the Hornet defens…