April 20, 2014
1:27 pm
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Bombers host Marion to begin conference play

It's week four of Arkansas's high school football season, and that means conference play begins. Mountain Home will begin 7A/6A-East action at home as they welcome Marion to the Twin Lakes Area.
The Patriots come into the game with a record of 1-2. Marion wrapped up non-conference play last week with a loss at Lake Hamilton. The Bombers are 0-3 after falling to Little Rock Parkview, but Mountain Home head coach Benji Mahan said the first three games were good preparation for league action.
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Kickoff at Bomber Stadium is scheduled for seven p.m. Friday's game can be heard on Classic Hits 101.7 and ktlo.com. Coverage begins at 5:30 with Arkansas High School Gameday.
Elsewhere in the 7A/6A-East, Searcy travels to Little Rock to face Central, Jonesboro makes the trip to West Memphis, and top-ranked North Little Rock hosts number six Cabot.

It's Homecoming night for Yellville-Summit as they begin 3A-1 play. The Panthers will entertain Elkins.
Yellville-Summit is currently 0-2-1 on the year. The Panthers are coming off a four-point loss at England. Elkins has a record of 0-3 as they play their third consecutive road game. The Elks suffered a defeat last week at Huntsville.
This will be Tommy Britt's first Homecoming and conference game as Yellville-Summit's head coach, and he says he would like to see a good performance from his team.
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Kickoff at Panther Field is set for 7:00.
Also in the 3A-1, Melbourne is home against Greenland, Marshall hosts Green Forest, and Mountain View entertains West Fork.

In other local action, Salem heads to Marked Tree, Harrison is home against Vilonia, West Plains hosts Joplin, Hollister entertains Springfield Catholic, Branson travels to Republic, and Ava is home against Salem, Missouri.

There is one other game that matches up a pair of teams ranked in the Arkansas Associatied Press Top Ten. Third-ranked Bentonville hosts number five Springdale Har-Ber.

In high school softball, Bakersfield entertains Couch, and Dora is home against Koshkonong.

Check out our picture Gallery of the Bomber Games 2013-2014 and send in your own pics to pictures@ktlo.com!

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