Football

  Marion football ends spring practice ready for more in 2019

Patriots look to take the next step forward following playoff appearance in 2018

More Region 8 HS standouts sign to play college sports

Jonesboro football to 7A among several NEA changes in 2020-2022 AAA numbers

  Catching up with Coach Treadway

  Clint Stoerner headlined Saturday’s Pride Booster Club Banquet in Corning

A-State football alum Jeff Blake named Walnut Ridge head coach

Piggott & Razorback great Gary Adams enshrined in Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame

Continued Coverage

  Jonesboro junior DE Jashaud Stewart commits to Arkansas

  Brookland’s Dalton signs with Henderson State football

  Forrest City’s Moore signs with Lane College

  Rivercrest’s Brown signs with Arkansas-Monticello

  Brookland football coach Chuck Speer going viral for halfcourt hike

  6 West Memphis Blue Devils signed Wednesday to play college football

  5 Marion Patriots signed Wednesday to play college football

All five players will stay in-state.

  Jonesboro star Logan Orr commits to Arkansas

Jonesboro high star Logan Orr has announced his commitment to play football at the University of Arkansas.

21 Region 8 standouts selected to 2019 AHSCA All-Star Football Game

Jonesboro, West Memphis, Blytheville & Rivercrest have 2 selections each.

  Jonesboro standouts Darius Thomas & Kevin Pointer sign Wednesday

Thomas is heading to Ole Miss, Pointer to ULM

  Hayti RB Ivory Winters signs with Indiana

National Signing Day - live updates

AAA reveals 2018 All-State Football Teams

  Osceola falls to Booneville 35-0 in 3A State Championship

  Osceola preparing for first state finals appearance in 20 years

  Jonesboro P/K Garrett Childers commits to Ole Miss

Bus with Mid-South football team crashes; one child killed, 45 injured

One child died and at least 40 other people, many of them children, suffered injuries in an early morning bus crash.

  Osceola beats Rison to advance to 3A state finals

The Seminoles handed Rison their first loss 37-28.

  Hayti caps perfect season with Class 1 State Championship

The Indians blanked Lincoln 44-0 at Faurot Field

  Pocahontas & Piggott in contention for the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Year

You can vote at https://www.yarnells.com/sweetest-play, the poll closes December 13th.

  Hayti holds sendoff before Class 1 state title game

The 14-0 Indians face Lincoln Saturday at 3pm at Faurot Field.

All Arkansas state playoff games postponed until Saturday

The Osceola/Rison 3A semifinal will kickoff Saturday at 6:00pm.

  Osceola football returns to the 3A state semifinals

The Seminoles are the only NEA team left standing in the state playoffs.

  State playoffs continue in Arkansas & Missouri

Osceola punched a ticket to the 3A State Semifinals.

  Rivercrest & Osceola preparing for state quarterfinals

The Colts host Dumas on Friday while the Seminoles travel to Smackover.

  West Memphis gearing up to host 6A state semifinals

The 11-0 Blue Devils host Benton on Friday.

Hayti beats Thayer to move on to state semifinals

Hayti beats Thayer 46-12 to advance to the Missouri Class 1 semifinals

  Football Friday Night (11/16) - Replays, Scores, Updated Brackets

FFN airs at 10:15pm on KAIT, kait8.com, and on the Region 8 Sports app.

  FFN Game of the Week preview: Earle

The 8-3 Bulldogs travel to 9-1 Salem.

  FFN Game of the Week preview: Salem on facing Earle

The 9-1 Greyhounds host the 8-3 Bulldogs Friday in the 2A 2nd Round

  Osceola wins the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week

Kam Turner's TD pass to Jariq Scales beat Blytheville & Jonesboro

  Vote for the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week (Nov. 9)

Jonesboro, Blytheville, & Osceola are this week's nominees.

  Football Friday Night - 11/9 - Replays - Updated Playoff Brackets

FFN airs at 10:15pm on KAIT, kait8.com, and on the Region 8 Sports app.

  Rector will make history Friday with first home playoff game

The Cougars host Fordyce at Paul Temerian Field.

  Mississippi County in the playoff spotlight

Blytheville, Rivercrest, & Osceola are #1 seeds; Gosnell on the road for round 1

Piggott wins the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week

The Mohawks hook & ladder beat Osceola by 42 votes.

  Football Friday Night (11/2)

You can watch FFN at 10:15pm on KAIT, kait8.com, & on the Region 8 Sports app.

  Vote for the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week (Nov. 1 & Nov. 2)

Osceola, Wynne, Walnut Ridge, & Piggott are the nominees.

  Football Thursday Night (11/1)

Playoff positioning and bragging rights are on the line.

  FFN Game of the Week preview: Newport on facing Osceola

The 8-1 Greyhounds host the 8-1 Seminoles Friday.

  FFN Game of the week preview: Osceola on facing Newport

The Osceola Seminoles are 8-1 as they approach their week 10 matchup with Newport.

  Piggott to honor Gage Dodd Thursday before the Rice Bowl

The senior died in the summer as a result of a car accident.

  Rector wins the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week

Max Ford's TD run beat Salem by 697 votes.

  Vote for the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week (Oct. 26th)

Salem, Wynne, & Rector are this week's nominees.

  Football Friday Night (10/26) - Watch highlights & more

FFN airs at 10:15pm on KAIT, kait8.com, and on the Region 8 Sports app.

GR8 Job: Football team on way to game stop to help stranded driver

Members of the Douglas MacArthur Junior High School football team put in a pre-game workout Thursday afternoon in the rain by helping a stranded motorist.

  FFN Game of the Week preview: EPC on facing Salem

The 6-2 Warriors face the 6-1 Greyhounds on Friday.

  FFN Game of the Week preview: Salem

The 6-1 Greyhounds host 6-2 EPC Friday night.

  Osceola wins the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week

The Seminoles beat Westside by 103 votes.

  Jonesboro DT Kevin Pointer commits to ULM

The senior has 50 tackles, 10 TFL, and 5 sacks this season.

  Blytheville forfeits two wins, result shakes up 5A East standings

The Chickasaws used an ineligible player. Nettleton is now atop the 5A East and 8-0 on the season.

  Vote for the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week (10/19)

Westside, Batesville, & Osceola are this week's nominees

  Football Friday Night (10/19) - Highlights, scores, standings

FFN airs at 10:15pm on KAIT, kait8.com, and the Region 8 Sports app.

  FFN Game of the Week preview: Rivercrest on facing Westside

The 7-0 Colts travel to Westside to face the 6-1 Warriors.

  FFN Game of the Week preview: Westside

The 6-1 Warriors host 7-0 Rivercrest on Friday.

  Marion wins the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week

The Patriots beat West Memphis by 71 votes.

  FFN Extra Point: Rector

A Cougar senior had a homecoming in more ways than one.

AETN will broadcast 2018 state football finals & 2019 state basketball finals

The AETN/AAA partnership will allow the finals to be televised statewide.

  Vote for the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week (10/12)

West Memphis, Marion, & Gosnell are this week's nominees

  Football Friday Night (10/12) - Replays, Scores, Standings

FFN airs at 10:15pm on KAIT, kait8.com, & on the Region 8 Sports app

  FFN Game of the Week preview: West Memphis on facing Jonesboro

The Blue Devils are 6-0 this season

  FFN Game of the Week preview: Jonesboro on facing West Memphis

The 4-2 Hurricane face the undefeated Blue Devils on Friday

  FFN Extra Point: West Plains

The Zizzers are 7-0 and averaging 45 points per game.

  FFN Extra Point: Hayti

The Indians are 7-0 this season

  Newport wins the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week

Over 2,700 votes were cast on kait8.com. The Greyhounds won with 88% of the vote.

  Vote for the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week (10/5)

East Poinsett County, Blytheville, & Newport are the nominees

  Football Friday Night (10/5 - Highlights, Replays, Scores)

FFN airs at 10:15pm on KAIT, kait8.com, and on the Region 8 Sports app

  High school apologizes after a homecoming float goes too far, alludes to death of rival football star

A float display for the upcoming Valley View homecoming game, went viral overnight after a picture of the float was spread across social media.

  Cedar Ridge cancels remainder of 2018 football season

The Timberwolves made the announcement Wednesday evening

  FFN Game of the Week preview: Marked Tree

The Indians look for another big conference win.

  FFN Game of the Week preview: East Poinsett County

The 4-1 Warriors renew their rivalry with Marked Tree

  FFN Extra Point: Marion

The Patriots are off to a 4-1 start

  More than a Number: Will Ryan White changes number to honor Erich Smallwood

The Trumann senior wanted to honor a former Wildcat that gave the ultimate sacrifice

  Rivercrest wins the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week

Alec Hinklin's scoop and score beat Trumann & Westside