Springdale's All Arkansas Preps

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette celebrates student athletes

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Twelve Springdale Public Schools student athletes have been named to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette All Arkansas Preps Teams for the 2021-22 season.


All Arkansas Preps celebrates high school athletes from across the state and their accomplishments in twelve sports.


The honorees include Grace Kilcrease, a Har-Ber High School senior, who has been selected as the Girls Outstanding Golfer of the Year.


Caylan Koons, a Har-Ber High School senior, was honored as a member of both the 2021-2022 Volleyball Second Team and the 2021-2022 Basketball Second Team.


Recognized Springdale athletes include:

• Grace Kilcrease, Har-Ber High School, 2021-2022 Girls Golf Team

Carter Swope, Har-Ber High School, 2021-2022 Boys Tennis Team

James Eslick, Har-Ber High School, 2021-2022 Boys Cross Country Team

Jonathan Mendez, Har-Ber High School, 2021-2022 Boys Cross Country Team

Kat Cooper, Har-Ber High School, 2021-2022 Volleyball First Team

Caylan Koons, Har-Ber High School, 2021-2022 Volleyball Second Team and Basketball Second Team

Jack Struebing, Har-Ber High School, 2021-2022 Second Team Offense

Kevin Brumfield, Springdale High School, 2021-2022 Boys Swimming/Diving Team

Conner Boatright, Har-Ber High School, 2021-2022 Boys Swimming/Diving Team

Maizie Sanchez, Springdale High School, 2021-2022 Girls Swimming/Diving Team

Byanca Cook, Har-Ber High School, 2021-2022 Girls Wrestling Team

Archer Jones, Har-Ber High School, 2021-2022 Girls Wrestling Team


The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette editorial committee chooses teams in each sport to feature in the newspaper at the end of each season. The teams are determined in a statewide competition for golf, tennis, cross country and swimming and diving. The committee choses the best players in the state, which include a first, second and sophomore team in volleyball, football, wrestling and basketball.


All selected students will be honored at the All Arkansas Preps Banquet on June 11 at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. Torii Hunter, former Major League Baseball player, will speak at the event.


The Outstanding Player of the Year in each sport will be recognized at the event, as will the Overall Male Athlete, Overall Female Athlete and Coach of the Year.

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