All posts by Nate Olson

  • When retired teacher Noel Deer approached the young boy picking up bottles near a service station in Benton, he had no idea that that act...

  • Bryant Team Preview

    When Bryant does make it to a state championship game, the routine won’t be foreign to them thanks to Salt Bowl week. Bryant third-year Coach...

  • Benton Team Preview

    In the four seasons Coach Brad Harris has been a part of the Benton program, it has ascended to new heights. In his first season...

  • Shane Pigue thinks big. When he took over the reins of the Wally Hall Tournament of Champions 12 years ago, he moved the tournament to...

  • A Place to Call Home

    In 1998, a group of community leaders brought Habitat for Humanity to Benton. Twenty years later, Habitat for Humanity of Saline County has established itself...

  • Superhero: Blaine Knight

    When you’ve been as dominant as Hogs junior pitcher Blaine Knight, you earn the right to a nickname quickly.

  • Panther Preview

    Benton ran out of time during the 2016 Salt Bowl. The Panthers advanced a pass down to the Bryant 10-yard line as the clock ran...

  • Hornet Preview

    Bryant Coach Buck James didn’t know what he was getting into with his Salt Bowl debut last fall.

  • Travis Wood: Pt. 1 – The Climb

    On an unseasonably warm night in early February, Travis Wood is at ease in his spacious home just outside of Bryant. He is only months...

  • Travis Wood: Pt. 2 // The Summit

    On an unforgettable historic team, Travis Wood’s impact stands out prominently.