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.
Bulldogs host three-team scrimmage The Waldron Jr. High and Sr. High Bulldogs held a three team scrimmage game with Hackett and Paris on Monday, August 22, 2016. During the scrimmage, each team was given 10 offensive plays against both opponents. To start off ,Waldron Jr High would be placed on offense to Paris' defense. Waldron wasted no time putting together a 3 play 80 yard touchdown drive capped off by Waldron's Mason Ford 28 yard touchdown run. Waldron had 7 remaining plays to work with and it was the very next (4th) play that Waldron's Jacob Avila found the end zone yet again. It was then, play number 10, that Waldron's Carson Cain carried the ball right up the middle of the field for a 28 yard Waldron Touchdown.
Waldron's offense then squared off against Hackett's Defense. After a penalty and 1 turnover, Waldron's Payton Brown finds the end zone on a QB option play from 42 yards on play number 7.
Bulldogs look for win against Tigers Head coach Ricky May and his Bulldogs have prepared themselves in ending the four year losing streak this Friday night at they battle against Scott County and Highway 71 rival, the Mansfield Tigers.
"We are very excited to see what the 2016 season will hold for us. We've had a real good year, and we hope to start this year with a 1-0 record when we walk off the field Friday night," shared May.
"Our overall goal is to make it to the playoffs, but that can only be done one game at a time. If the team goes out there with the fight, spirit, and skill they have shown this summer, then we will be closer to that goal. We've had a great number turn out for practice and we have been fortunate not to have any injuries. These young men have worked hard each week. Prior to the official start of practice, the players worked out three days a week during the summer by lifting weights, running, and doing the extras. They are now ready to hit someone else."
Bunten received Probabtion and SIS Billy W. Bunten, of Waldron, pleaded guilty on charges of Sexual Assault in the Second Degree, a Class B felony and Engage Child in Sexual Explicit Conduct, also a class B felony.
The Court placed Bunten on a Suspended Imposition Sentence for a period of 240 months on the charges of Sexual Assault in the Second Degree, a Class B felony.
For it appeared Williams might not have one leg at all back when post surgical complications menaced him after his injury during last season’s Oct. 3 at Tennessee.
But here the senior is not only on two good legs but three practices into the August preseason about to start today’s first practice in pads as Arkansas’ first-team Sam strongside linebacker.
Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema and linebackers coach Vernon Hargreaves both marvel at their Comeback Kid that Hargreaves admitted was a question that seemed out of the question last autumn if Williams could play ball.
“If you had asked that question when he was first rehabbing it would have been a tough answer but I tell you what, he has fought through it,” Hargreaves said. “I think he is way ahead of where anybody thought he would have been.”
For awhile last fall he would have been way ahead just standing on two feet.