Benton Boys Varsity Football

  • Overall Record: 6 - 4
  • Conference Record: 5 - 2

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2020 PANTHER POST-SEASON HONORS

The conclusion of the 2020 season in Class 6-A has brought post-season honors to the Benton Panthers.  The Benton Touchdown Club and all fans of the Benton football congratulate the following Panthers on their award-winning season. All-State:  Garrett Brown, Cameron Harris, Justin Walker 1st Team All-Conference: Casey Johnson, Andre Lane, Coby Reeves, Cain Simmons, Trevor

LONGTIME STADIUM ANNOUNCER RETIRES

After 30 years, Elvis has officially left the building.  Steve Landers, longtime public address announcer for Benton Panther football, has decided to retire.  Creator of the legend of Frank Hobbs and known for his signature sign-off, “Elvis has left the building,” Landers has been the most recognizable voice in Benton for 3 decades.  The following

A MESSAGE FROM HEAD COACH BRAD HARRIS

Benton Panther Family, Unfortunately, today we had to make a very difficult decision that ended our football season. Earlier this week, we had 16 players that had to be quarantined due to contract tracing.  Today, we had one player test positive resulting in 17 more players being quarantined. We have 33 players quarantined, including all

PANTHERS TOP POINTERS IN OFFENSIVE SHOOTOUT

Friday night in Van Buren, the Benton Panthers and Van Buren Pointers combined for 1,278 yards of total offense and 113 points. The Panthers prevailed late, scoring the game winning touchdown with 31 seconds remaining, for a 60-53 win.  Casey Johnson took a short pass from Garrett Brown and raced 47 yards for the game-winning

LAKE HAMILTON RUNS OVER BENTON ON SENIOR NIGHT

The Lake Hamilton Wolves showed why they were undefeated Friday night in Benton when they went against 6-A West foe, the Benton Panthers at Everett Field. The Wolves scored seven touchdowns en route to a 51-34 victory to spoil Benton’s senior night and snap the Panthers two-game win streak against Lake Hamilton. With the loss,

SENIOR NIGHT TICKETS ON SALE AT BIG RED

Friday is Senior Night for the Benton Panthers when they host the Lake Hamilton Wolves in a critically important 6-A West Conference matchup at Everett Field.  The rain is supposed to clear out by Friday and it will be a cool, clear night for football and an opportunity to celebrate the seniors for fall sports.

BULLDOGS TOO MUCH FOR BENTON IN 6-A WEST SHOWDOWN

(Game story courtesy of Tony Lenahan, Sports Editor of The Saline Courier) After the Benton Panthers defeated the Greenwood Bulldogs last season in Benton (45-38) for their first-ever win over the Bulldogs, it wasn’t meant to be for the Panthers Friday at Smith-Robinson Stadium in Greenwood. The Bulldogs snapped the Panthers 13-game 6-A West Conference win

PANTHERS DEFEAT MOUNTAIN HOME ON HOMECOMING

Other than one big play by the Mountain Home Bombers, the Benton defense bent but did not break, and the offense, after to a hot start but fighting through a lull, woke up in the second half to claim a 35-7 victory on Homecoming at Everett Field in Benton. It was Benton’s fourth straight win

TICKETS ON SALE FOR FRIDAY’S HOMECOMING GAME

Friday evening at Everett Field, the Benton Panthers will host the Mountain Home Bombers at 7:00 p.m.  It is Homecoming for the Panthers with the introduction of the Homecoming Court and Queen prior to kickoff. Tickets are now on sale for the general public at the Big Red Store on Military Road.  All tickets for

PANTHERS BEAT PARKVIEW FOR 12th STRAIGHT CONFERENCE WIN

With two of the top 6-A squads in the state going at it Friday night at War Memorial Stadium, the No. 2 Little Rock Parkview Patriots hosted the No. 3 Benton Panthers in 6-A West Conference action. The two teams will more than likely switch rankings after the Panthers downed the Patriots 30-20 on the