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Seth McKinzie
31
Oct
2018

LL Update – October 31

By: Seth McKinzie Happy Halloween, loyal LL readers. There is quite a bit to discuss in front of Friday’s Senior Night game versus Gentry. Livestream News – The GHSTV produced livestream will likely start about an hour early this Friday night. At approximately six o’clock, the stream will go live and yours truly will be...
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30
Oct
2018

Gentry Week

By: Seth McKinzie Question: If Gravette could win only one game every season which team would you rather beat?  Answer: If you don’t pick Gentry, you ain’t really from Gravette.  LL has made no bones about the disdain for Gentry. Not the town itself, and the many fine people who live there, but the Pioneers....
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26
Oct
2018

Gravette Goes to Shiloh – And Other Games in 4A-1

By: Seth McKinzie Want to fire yourself up for tonight’s game? Sure you do. Relive last year’s victory over Shiloh Christian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pFDdTCl7iY&t=9291s A couple of quick points about tonight’s game against the Saints: Shiloh is rolling + Shiloh wants revenge from 2017 = Not a good recipe for 2018 Lions Gravette needs to play mistake...
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23
Oct
2018

Earning a Reputation

By: Seth McKinzie In the early 2000s, Gravette was at a pivotal place, football wise. The late 1990s saw the first playoff appearance in 10 seasons, a playoff victory, and a renewed excitement among Lion faithful and the overall community. Then, 1998-2000 came and left everyone with a “here we go again” type of feeling...
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22
Oct
2018

Q&A with GHS Senior Aidan Patton

By: Seth McKinzie Aidan Patton is a three year player for Gravette football. The six-foot-four two hundred and seventy pound senior has paved the way for a lot of offensive success during his time in the Orange and Black. LL recently sent Patton some questions and thought his answers would make a great “Q&A” piece....
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20
Oct
2018

Crisis Averted – Lions Throttle Green Forest 31-0

By: Seth McKinzie Last night, the Gravette Lions got to have themselves some fun. The offense found the end zone. There were touchdowns. The defense held Green Forest scoreless. All of that had to feel good. LL was told during the week the last team from Gravette to finish a football season winless was 1983....
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16
Oct
2018

Keeping it Real – How LL Approaches Writing Articles

By: Seth McKinzie It has been brought to LL’s attention, on more than one occasion this football season, that an article posted on the website has drawn the ire of the football players. Someone even mentioned a large group wanted to fight LL over something that was written (take your shots now because this old...
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13
Oct
2018

Losing to Berryville, Oh-Fer, and Other Possible Happenings

By: Seth McKinzie Last night, sitting in the Denver International Airport, LL watched the Lions take on Berryville on an iPhone. There was a different feeling before kickoff. Not a sense of just hoping the Lions could keep it respectable as was the thought before the Prairie Grove and Pea Ridge games the previous two...
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12
Oct
2018

Game Day Notes

By: Seth McKinzie Gravette football travels to Berryville tonight in a game that had uncertainty around its location for the better part of this week. But, tonight at seven o’clock Gravette and Berryville will tussle to see whose playoff hopes still have a pulse and whose season will likely end after Week 10. That may...
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10
Oct
2018

Berryville Game Location – Changing Like the Weather

By: Seth McKinzie LL apologizes for the different posts naming the site for Friday’s football game versus Berryville. Coach Mitchell told LL earlier this week he had been contacted by Berryville and there had been a water leak at their new stadium causing some damage to the electrical infrastructure. Call it being proactive on the...
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