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[12 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 2,036 views]
Benton folds in first round of Class 6A playoffs

It’s official — the Benton Panthers are out in the first round of the Class 6A playoffs after visiting Van Buren tonight and losing 41-14.
Still, it’s worth mentioning that the 3-7 Panthers just made it into the playoffs this year. Also, this is the first playoffs appearance by Benton in the past three years.
Furthermore, new head coach Scott Nethery pledged at the first of the season to turn the program around this year. Considering the Panthers finished 1-9 last year and 2-8 the season before that, perhaps Nethery has achieved …

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[5 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 2,908 views]
Benton Panthers make the playoffs

It’s been a rough year for the Benton Panthers, but the team clinched an appearance in the Arkansas Class 6A playoffs last night with a 61-13 drubbing of Little Rock’s J.A. Fair.
That victory gave the Panthers a 3-7 record on the season and only its second home win at C.W. Lewis Stadium in Benton this season. Truth be told, that was the second home win for the Panthers in the past two years.
What? How does a team make the playoffs with a 3-7 record. Well, there are two, eight-team divisions …