Red Dog News
This Thursday night the Varsity Red Dogs will be helping run the Monitor
Elementary Fall Festival at Farmland Acres on Parsons Road. This will be
a great opportunity for our team to help support the young students, who
are Future Bulldogs & Lady Bulldogs. The Festival will be held from 5:30 to
7:30. There will be food and games. Everyone one is welcome.
School Service Project: Monitor Fall Festival
The ARPreps.com/Northwest Arkansas Touchdown Club Player of the
Week is Springdale wide receiver Tony Dennis. Dennis caught four passes
for 148 yards and two touchdowns, and ran 10 times for 41 yards and two
more scores in a 48-35 win over Fort Smith Northside.
Also, Quarterback Will Whatley was named 7A West Offensive Player of
the Week for his outstanding performance against Northside.
Dennis, Whatley Named Player Of The Week
The Springdale High School Football Team was well represented when the
7A All-State and the 7A-West All-Conference awards were announced
yesterday. Heading the list was Tony Dennis and Clay Patrick making the
7A All-State Team.
Tony had a great year rebounding off missing the past two seasons with
injuries. He lead the Bulldogs in all-purpose yards with 156.5 per game,
2nd on the team in rushing with 504 yards, lead the team in receiving
yards with 772 yards, averaged 21 yards per kick-off return, averaged 16.2
yards per punt return, and lead the team in scoring with 74 total point.
Tony also finished 3rd on the Most Outstanding Back in the 7A-West and
is nominated to play in the AHSAA All-Star Game this summer.
Clay Patrick started off year on a pace to record 120 tackles, but in the
Southside game he suffered a broken foot, ending his season. Clay
finished the year 61 total tackles with 5 tackles for loss, one caused
fumble, 5 QB hurries, and one fumble return for a touchdown.
Eight Red Dogs were selected to the 7A-West All-Conference Team.
Those players were Tony Dennis, Clay Patrick, Clay Sherrill, Rahmon
Taylor, Kempys Robinson, Jordan Hull, Jordan Dennis, and Manny Tejada.
We also had five players selected to the Honorable Mention
All-Conference Team. Those players include Andrew Armstrong, Bobby
Rodriquez, Mauricio Castillo, Henry Hernandez, and Jay Patrick.
Clay Sherrill had a great season recording 10.5 sacks, 76 tackles (13 for a
loss), and 2 fumble recoveries. Rahmon Taylor followed a great junior year
with another good season. After fully recovering from knee surgery
Rahmon finished the year with 692 yards rushing, 125 yards receiving, and
scoring 11 TD's. Kempys Robinson had 16 catches for 153 yards.
Kempys was a big part of the offense the entire season. Jordan Hull
anchored a very young and inexperienced offensive line for the Red Dogs.
Jordan was the only member of the offensive line to start every game.
Jordan Dennis burst on to the scene in week five this season. The
sophomore had took over the as a starter at corner at that time and had a
great year. Jordan recorded 22 tackles, 5 pass break-ups, 3 interceptions,
one being returned 89 yards for a TD. Manny Tejada was honored by the
conference coaches because of his consistent play and versatility. He
played several different defensive positions recording 79 total tackles, 2
caused fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries, one interception, 4 QB hurries, and
Eight Red Dogs made the 7A-West All-Academic Team. Those were
Andrew Hutchinson, Manny Tejada, Toby Ruiz, Omar Marquez, Victor
Soriano, Garrett Tallman, Jay Patrick, and Clay Patrick.
Bulldogs Honored With Post Season Awards
Springdale Sophomore Jordan Dennis was named to the Arkansas
Democrat Gazette Super Sophomore Team. Jordan started 6 games at
cornerback and lead the team with 3 interceptions. He totaled 21 solo
tackles and 4 assist. He also 5 pass break-ups. He returned one of those
for an 89 yard touchdown versus Rogers to help secure the victory. Jordan
also had 7 receptions for 128 yards and 1 touchdown as a wide receiver.
He also threw 2 passes for 2-point conversions. Congratulations to Jordan!!
Jordan Dennis Named To Super Sophomore Team
Three members of the Red Dog football team were named to the NWA
Media Big 6 football team. Senior Tony Dennis was named to the team as
an Athlete. Tony led the Red Dogs in Scoring and all-pupose yards. Clay
Sherrill was named to the team as a linebacker. Clay was one of the
State's sack leaders with 10.5 for the year. Sophomore Jordan Dennis was
named to the team as a defensive Back. Jordan lead the team with 3
interceptions, one of which he returned for an 89 yard touchdown.
Congratulations to these Red Dogs on thier accomplishments.
Three Red Dogs Named To NWA Big 6 Team
The Springdale Bulldogs have a great tradition of producing college football
players. Two more Red Dogs have declared where they will spend their
time in college. Kempys Robinson has committed to the University of
Arkansas- Pine Bluff, and Tony Dennis will play his college football at
Arkansas Tech University.
Robinson And Dennis Commit To Colleges
We are proud to announce that Springdale High School Assistant Football Coach Josh Allen has accepted the position of Head Football Coach at
Ponca City High School in Oklahoma. The Red Dogs Family is grateful for Coach Allen's dedication and service over the past two years. We wish
him the very best and know that he will have Ponca City competing for championships very soon. Coach Allen, his wife Amy, and son Sawyer will
always be Red Dogs.
Allen Named Ponca City (OK) Head Coach