Following their 35-0 shutout of the Bauxite Miners last week, the Arkadelphia Badgers will return to familiar territory to face their longtime rival, the Malvern Leopards.

Following their 35-0 shutout of the Bauxite Miners last week, the Arkadelphia Badgers will return to familiar territory to face their longtime rival, the Malvern Leopards.
In addition to bragging rights, the chance to win the inaugural Ouachita River Rumble will be on the line during Friday’s game.
The College of the Ouachitas will present the Ouachita River Rumble championship to the winner of the game.
Despite bringing an overall record of 3-6 and a conference record of 2-4 down Interstate 30 with them, to Arkadelphia head coach J.R. Eldridge said the Leopards cannot be underestimated.
“Offensively, they are really good. Their quarterback is really good. Defensively, they fly around and they play a lot of man coverage,” said Eldridge.
According to Eldridge, the Badgers must be on top of their game Friday night.
“We have to do what we are supposed to do and do it full speed,” Eldridge said.
It will be Senior Night as the Badgers take on the Leopards. Activities will begin at 6:25 p.m., followed by kickoff at 7 p.m.