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Tyler Wilson 2016 Football Camp

TYLER WILSON ANNOUNCES 2016 FOOTBALL CAMP Former Arkansas QB, Tyler Wilson, plans for third consecutive football camp this summer Greenwood, AR July 10, 2016! Wilson announced his annual football camp date for July 10th at Greenwood High School. Camp will be held from 2:00-5:30 for grades 4-12. 2016 camp will cater to quarterbacks, wide receivers, kickers and offensive/defensive line positions. ... Read More »

Greenwood Native New Bentonville Head Football Coach: ATU graduate Jody Grant hired to replace retiring Lunney

Arkansas’ largest high school-7A Bentonville-has announced the selection of Coach Jody Grant to replace the retiring Head Football Coach Barry Lunney, Sr. Grant, 39, was already in the mammoth school district having served as a Junior High Football Coach. He had worked his way to Bentonville following stints at Clinton and Vilonia and had been recruited by Lunney to the senior high program. ... Read More »

Jones commits to Arkansas Tech football

Kevin Jones

By Richard White Greenwood Bulldogs’ three-year starter Kevin Jones, son of Head Coach Rick Jones and wife Mona, is headed to Arkansas Tech University (ATU) in Russellville to play college football. The senior receiver/kicker announced earlier this week that he has verbally committed to play for the Wonder Boys.  National signing day will be held during the first week of ... Read More »

Bulldogs to open pre-season drills August 7th

By Richard White Momentum is building for the start of pre-season drills for the 2014 Greenwood Bulldogs and other area teams, several of which could compete for state titles in their respective classifications. Among them are the Bulldogs, entering their 11th year under highly successful Head Coach Rick Jones, and their third season in Class 6A. The Bulldogs open practice ... Read More »

Bulldogs’ 2014 Schedule Appears Formidable – Part One

This backfield exchange took place under the watchful eye of Greenwood offensive line coach Brian Sims at Fort Smith Northside earlier this month. The Bulldogs finish their annual FASDOGS program this week and begin pre-season drills next Thursday, August 7th. (Image provided by photographer Sebastian Neece and the Greenwood Dog Pound)

With the start of pre-season drills just days away, the wrapper is about to come off the 2014 high school football campaign, and a peek at the schedule for the Greenwood Bulldogs would be enough to make most Class 6A teams run away and hide. At least that’s how it appears on paper. Beginning their third season in the state’s ... Read More »

Jones adds former GHS star player to coaching staff

Greenwood Bulldogs

By Richard White Head Coach Rick Jones is now in his 11th season at the helm of the Greenwood Bulldogs’ football program – long enough to see some of his former players returning as coaches on his staff. Former GHS gridiron star Nathan Staton joined the staff last season to coach running backs, and now a former teammate of his ... Read More »

Jones discusses OBU team camp and summer football

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By Richard White In an interview last Monday morning in the football offices of the GMAC building, Greenwood head coach Rick Jones discussed his team’s recent participation in a team camp at Ouachita Baptist University (OBU) and other aspects of off-season football. All high school athletic teams in the state are currently observing the so-called “dead period” established by the ... Read More »

Jones assesses spring game and gives early outlook for 2014

One of the biggest question marks heading into the 2014 season will be rebuilding a defense that lost a lot of seniors to graduation, especially on the defensive line and in the secondary. Shown here, members of the White squad run through their paces in pre-game drills. The Bulldogs open the regular season at Springdale on September 5th. (Photo courtesy of Sabastian Neece and the Greenwood Dog Pound)

By Richard White The Greenwood Bulldogs concluded their allotted spring drills last week with the annual Blue-White game at Smith-Robinson Stadium. They are coming off a playoff lost to Pine Bluff last November, ending their historic 50-game winning streak that spanned almost four full seasons. The loss also ended a string of consecutive state championships that stretched from 2010-12. “I ... Read More »

High-scoring Blue-White game marks end of spring practice

Senior Reid Wheeler scrambles away from a would-be tackler in last week’s spring football game. Due to his varsity experience, Wheeler may have the early lead in the competition for starting quarterback. Wheeler started and won two games last season, helping to extend Greenwood’s remarkable 50-game winning streak. In the spring game Wheeler completed 23 of 32 pass attempts for 275 yards and three touchdowns. (Photo courtesy of Sabastian Neece and the Greenwood Dog Pound)

By Richard White The Greenwood Bulldogs braved the heat and humidity last Thursday night before a crowd of several hundred parents and fans at Smith-Robinson Stadium in the annual spring Blue-White football game. After Greenwood’s 50-game winning streak was snapped by a loss to Pine Bluff in the state semi-finals last fall, the Bulldogs were salivating to get back on ... Read More »

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