Bulldogs fall to Eagles in tourney finals The Waldron Bulldogs were defeated by the Cossatot River Eagles 73-54 in the championship game of the Booneville Tournament on Saturday. "Well that's our strength, our ability to make shots," Cossatot River coach Wendell Cartwright said. "We kind of struggled early. Then we made some plays defensively that got us some easy buckets, which got our confidence up."
Cossatot River trailed by 4 at halftime before putting on a shooting clinic. The Eagles outscored the Bulldogs 47-24 in the second half. "We didn't really wake up until the second half that's for sure," Cartwright said. "We played a whole lot harder in the second half. They just hung in their and kept fighting and battling, and finally we made some plays."
Bulldogs defeat Tigers in semifinal at Booneville tourney Waldron took the lead for the first time a few minutes into the fourth quarter against the Acorn Tigers in semifinals of the Booneville Invitational tournament on Friday when Ty Allen hit a 3-pointer to make the score 36-34. After the Bulldogs got a stop, Chris Shaddon hit a 3-pointer to extends Waldron's lead to 39-34.
Hog Calls: Debacle makes Mizzou feel like a rival Perhaps subconsciously the Arkansas Razorbacks wanted to fuel the "Battle Line Rivalry" with Missouri. Because in the worst way, that's certainly what they did. Blowing a 24-7 halftime lead to lose 28-24 to the allegedly woeful Missouri Tigers on Friday afternoon in Columbia, Mo., surely in Arkansas should instill the battle to the Battle Line Rivalry. Previously, it seemed regarded more borderline than battle line by many Razorbacks fans.
This whole battle-line business has seemed contrived, an artificial concoction from an insurance company's ad department. But real rancor manifests in Arkansas now. The bowl bound Razorbacks were skunked in the second half by a Tigers team allegedly dreadful defensively and unabashedly unqualified to go bowling, finishing 4-8 overall and 2-6 in the SEC East.
Bulldogs stack up another big win over Subiaco On Friday, October 21, the Subiaco Trojans rolled into Waldron with high hopes; however, left Waldron disappointed. Waldron elected to begin the game on defense and things did not go well for the Trojans. First play of the game, Tristan Brumbelow ended up in the Subiaco backfield for a great tackle resulting in a 3 yard loss. After a Subiaco holding call on 3rd down, Waldron would get the ball for the first time with 8:57 left in the first quarter. Waldron's drive was sparked with Matthew Shaddon's 23 yard run, and the drive was ultimately capped off by Brumbelow's 35 yard touchdown.
Waldron Falls to Booneville 36-7 Friday, October 14th, the Waldron Sr. High Bulldogs traveled to Booneville for a rival conference game against the Bearcats. Waldron would receive to start the game.
The very first play of the game, Waldron manages to draw the defense off sides before being held on third down and being forced to punt the ball back to Booneville. Booneville had a similar first possession. After picking up two first downs,
Trey Williams breaks up a huge third down pass play for the Bulldogs to get the ball back on offense!
Waldron ddges Pottsville 35-34 to tie for 1st place in conference play Friday, October 7, 2016 Waldron wins a huge game against the Pottsville Apaches putting them in a great spot for conference play. To start the game, Waldron struggled and seemed like anything that could go wrong did. Pottsville jumped out quick to a 13-0 lead after holding Waldron to negative yardage on offense and what seemed like completely dominating the Waldron defense. However, don't throw in the towel yet Bulldog fans for the old Waldron has passed away! Waldron's first successful drive began on their own 25 yard line with 11:11 left in the second quarter. It all began with a spark from Matthew Shaddon for a 9 yard pick up, followed by a 41 yard run from Tristan Brumbelow and capped off yet again by Tristan to score from 5 yards out making the score 13-7 with 9:36 left to play in the second quarter.
Waldron rolls over West Fork on Homecoming 49-6 Waldron's homecoming has not went this well since week 7 of 2011. Friday, September 30th, West fork traveled to Waldron in what ended up being a merciless performance by the Bulldogs. To start the game, Waldron elected to begin on defense. West fork began with the ball on their own 18 yard line before quickly being held by the Bulldog defense to force them to punt the ball after only 3 plays. On 4th down, Tristan Brumbelow and Joel Cagle get to the punter before he can get the ball off and tackle him at the 21 yard line, making it a short field for the Bulldogs! After just a few plays, it was quarterback Trey Williams finding the end zone for the Bulldogs making the score 7-0 with 8:13 to play in the first quarter. West Fork would pick up only 2 first downs on their next drive before fumbling on third down forcing West Fork to punt again.
Waldron suffers first loss in home opener against Mena The Waldron Bulldogs were at home for the first time this season on Friday. The Bulldogs won the toss and elected to kick the ball. After a big kick return, Mena would begin their offensive drive at the 48 yard line and on the first play. Waldron's Cole Huddleston shakes things up by making a big backfield tackle for a 3-yard loss. However, four plays later Mena would find the end zone on a pass play for the first score of the evening, 39 yards from Carson Cannon to Ty Cole.
Waldron then take over on offense after a huge kick off return from Tristin Brumbelow. On 3rd-and-9 Trey Williams and the Bulldog's offensive line rallies to get Williams past the first down marker for about a 15-yard gain. Waldron's Victor Machado kicks a 27 yard field goal making the score 7-3.
After just a few back and forth plays between the Bulldogs and the Bearcats, no more scoring would occur in the first quarter. However, on the second play of the second quarter. Mena's Justin Dean connects for a 59-yard touchdown run with 11:24 left to play in the second quarter making the score 14-3 with Mena leading.
Waldron Advance The Mena Bearcats travel to Waldron on Friday to take on the Waldron Bulldogs at 7 p.m.
"First off we need to show and play with great effort and intensity," Mena Head Coach Tim Harper said. "They are a good football team."
Waldron defeated Mansfield 45-0 in week one. The Bulldogs held the Tigers to 127 total yards of offense and piled 384 yards of their own, including 363 yards rushing.
Waldron triumphs over Cedarville 49-14 Waldron traveled to Cedarville on Friday, September 9, 2016 for a non-conference football game. To start the game, Waldron elected to kick the ball off to Cedarville. Cedarville had trouble moving the ball on their first offensive possession only picking up one first down. To end Cedarville's first drive, Waldron's Gerardo Lopez was in the backfield making a big tackle on Damien Adams for a 6 yard loss.
For Waldron's first possession on offense it was not the same story! It only took Waldron two plays to find their first score which would be capped off by Levi Hayden's 28 yard Touchdown run making the score 7-0 Waldron with the lead.
Bulldogs defeat Mansfield Tigers BIG in season opener The Waldron Sr.High football team traveled to Mansfield on Friday, September 2nd 2016 for the annual "Battle of Scott County". A rivalry game that Waldron had not won since 2005, would change on this night. Waldron opened up by kicking off to the Tigers and the Waldron defense was absolutely dominant on Masfield's first offensive drive. Mansfield would go three and out and punted the ball back to Waldron within the first minute of the game.
Waldron's offense would waste no time putting together a scoring drive that ltook four minutes for Waldron to march down the field. Waldron's first play of offense would be a statement, with QB Trey Williams running an option play for 15 yards. Waldron would be held to a 21 yard field goal by Victor Machado. It was on Mansfield's second offensive attack that Waldron's Joel Cagle and Levi Hayden would be in the backfield making tackles for losses. Mansfield would yet again punt.
Waldron would again take over on offense and put together yet another scoring drive capped off by Matthew Shaddon's 1 yard TD ending the first quarter of play with Waldron leading 10-0. The story of the game would remain close to the same for the rest of the night. Waldron's first play of offense in the second quarter, would be a touchdown pass to Mason Chick extending Waldron's lead to 17-0 with 11:54 left to play before the half.