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Monday, Sep. 26, 2016
Chicks fall to Yellowjackets (09/23/16)
In a battle of 5A-East heavyweights, Wynne delivered too many body shots in handing Blytheville a 57-32 loss to open league play Friday night at Haley Field. Despite three key fumbles in the middle quarters, the Chicks were within two touchdowns going into the fourth quarter, but could not complete the comeback as Wynne pulled away to win the clash of defending co-conference champions...
Young rushes for five TDs, 261 yards as Pirates top Brookland (09/23/16)
BROOKLAND -- Gosnell sophomore Cadarius Young made quite a splash in the 3-4A opener with Brookland. Young rushed for five touchdowns and 261 yards as the Pirates rolled to a 38-12 victory. Young scored on runs of 45, 47, 5, 80 and 30 yards to lead the way...
Friday Night Scoreboard (09/23/16)
Friday's Scores The Associated Press Alma 28, Vilonia 3 Ashdown 13, Mena 12 Atkins 29, Lamar 14 Bald Knob 46, Harding Academy 34 Batesville 56, Nettleton 42 Bearden 28, Rison 24 Bentonville 24, Fayetteville 21 Bentonville West 42, Van Buren 14 Brinkley 38, Clarendon 29...
Pirates set to open conference play (09/21/16)
After the heartbreaking loss to the Rivercrest Colts Friday night, the Gosnell Pirates look to travel to Brookland to face 3-4A foe, the Brookland Bearcats. The Bearcats are 2-1 on the young season after beating Cedar Ridge and Corning in weeks one and two. The Cats lost their last game at the hand of the Manila Lions...
Chicks host Wynne in league opener (09/20/16)
After taking a win over the Marion Patriots last Friday night, the Blytheville Chickasaws look to start the 5A-East conference season as they host the Wynne Yellowjackets Friday night. Wynne tied for first place last year in conference with the Chicks and the Batesville Pioneers, and finished the season 7-5 overall and 7-1 in conference...
Chicks hold off Marion, 34-31 (09/16/16)
The Blytheville defense forced five Marion turnovers and denied the Patriots five times in the red zone Friday night, as the Chicks held on for a thrilling 34-31 win at Haley Field. Malik Smith had a big night for the Chickasaw defense, returning an interception 95 yards to paydirt once when Marion was inside the Blytheville 10...
Pirates lose first game of season (09/16/16)
Coach Brandon Barbaree lost his first game as Gosnell Pirate head coach Friday night, falling to 2-1 on the season, after the Rivercrest Colts delivered a gut-punching, 32-26 defeat to the Pirates. The Pirates had 205 yards rushing on 42 carries. At the half the Pirates had 170 of those yards. Total offense on the night for the Pirates was 267 to 307 by Rivercrest...
Chickasaws to host Marion Friday night (09/14/16)
After the, 35-25, defeat coming from the West Memphis Blue Devils Friday night, Coach Ben Fisher and the Blytheville Chickasaws now prepare to host the Marion Patriots,1-1. Last year, the Chicks lost to the Patriots on a last second field goal, 43-40, in Marion...
Pirates try to stay perfect (09/14/16)
After winning the first two games of the season against Newport and Osceola, Coach Brandon Barbaree and the Gosnell Pirates, 2-0, are set to face off against Mississippi County rival, the Rivercrest Colts, who are 0-2,at J.W. Rea Field on Friday night...
Two Thunder Bayou golfers hit aces in Sept. (09/13/16)
On September 2, Pete Jean, of Blytheville, shot a hole in one on Hole 14 of Thunder Bayou Golf Links. Witnesses of the ace were Les Lacott of Blytheville, Johnny Higgins of Blytheville, and Mike Lee of Blytheville. It was the second ace at TBGL in September...
Column: NFL season kicks off (09/10/16)
With college football kicking off last week, this weekend kicks off the National Football League season. The first game featured the defending super bowl champions in the Denver Broncos vs. the Carolina Panthers. This was a rematch of Super Bowl 50, where the Broncos beat the Panthers, 24-10, in February. ...
Friday Night Scoreboard (09/09/16)
The Associated Press Arkadelphia 38, Sheridan 28 Ashdown 27, Hope 17 Atkins 47, Bigelow 16 Augusta 44, Marvell 14 Bald Knob 24, Southside Batesville 13 Beebe 49, Lonoke 7 Benton 61, LR Parkview 0 Bentonville 44, Bixby, Okla. 34 Booneville 21, Gravette 7...
Chicks come up short in comeback bid (09/09/16)
Desmond Moore threw four touchdown passes, but his Chickasaws couldn't complete a second half comeback against the visiting West Memphis Blue Devils on Friday night. Blytheville pulled within three points on Moore's 41-yard touchdown strike to Rashon Amerson midway through the fourth quarter, but West Memphis held off the Chicks, 35-25, at Haley Field...
Pirates top Osceola (09/09/16)
Coach Brandon Barbaree and the Gosnell Pirates picked up their second win of the season at J.W. Rea Field on Friday night, beating the Osceola Seminoles, 42-28. The Pirates put up 42 points on 466 total yards on offense and converted 18 first downs...
Chicks cruise past Seminoles in opener (09/02/16)
For the second straight season opener, Blytheville blew out its south end county rival. The Chicks cruised to a 40-6 victory over the Osceola Seminoles Friday night in front of a large Haley Field crowd. Blytheville has beaten Osceola a combined 84-6 during their last two meetings...
Barbaree wins first game as GHS coach (09/02/16)
In his debut, Coach Brandon Barbaree led the Gosnell Pirates to a 20-14 season-opening win over the Newport Greyhounds at J.W. Rea Field on Friday night. The Pirates finished with 263 total offensive yards and the Greyhounds finished 214 total offensive yards on the night...
Kaepernick disrespects those who give ultimate sacrifice (08/31/16)
I would describe myself as a proud U.S citizen. Now, I know America has its problems, which are everywhere in the world. But with those problems come people who want to make a bigger deal out of things than they are or take it to further extremes than necessary...
Chicks host rival Osceola in their opener (08/31/16)
Coach Ben Fisher and the Blytheville Chicks are ready to host a Mississippi County rival, the Osceola Seminoles, on Friday night at 7 p.m. at Haley Field. The Chicks are coming off a big win in the benefit game against 3-4A opponent, the Pocahontas Redskins, on Aug. 23...
Barbaree era begins Friday (08/30/16)
The Gosnell Pirates look to start off the Brandon Barbaree era on Friday night against the Newport Greyhounds. The Pirates are coming off a 9-2 season under former head coach, Gary Moody. After last Tuesday's benefit game against Paragould and Marion, the Pirates hope to come out ready to go, after another week of practice. Potential starters for this week at quarterback, will either be junior, Brandon Partee or senior Tabari Herron...
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