Rex’s Rankings: Going into the season.

High school football begins tonight with two games at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock (Arkadelphia vs. Stuttgart at 5 p.m. and Sylvan Hills vs. Vilonia at 7:30 p.m.) and two games at Golden Lion Stadium in Pine Bluff (Bearden vs. Lafayette County at 5:30 p.m. followed by Smackover vs. Warren).

Each Friday on the scoreboard show that I host from 10 p.m. until midnight on almost 40 stations across Arkansas (KARN-FM, 102.9, for those of you in central Arkansas), I will unveil Rex’s Rankings once all the scores are in.

Here are the rankings as we head into the season:

OVERALL

1. Pine Bluff
2. Fayetteville
3. Fort Smith Northside
4. North Little Rock
5. Bentonville
6. Conway
7. Greenwood
8. Pulaski Academy
9. El Dorado
10. Batesville

Class 7A

1. Fayetteville
2. Fort Smith Northside
3. North Little Rock
4. Bentonville
5. Conway

Class 6A

1. Pine Bluff
2. Greenwood
3. El Dorado
4. Jonesboro
5. Benton

Class 5A

1. Pulaski Academy
2. Batesville
3. Camden Fairview
4. Beebe
5. Little Rock Christian

Class 4A

1. Dardanelle
2. Nashville
3. Star City
4. Malvern
5. Pulaski Robinson

Class 3A

1. Smackover
2. Prescott
3. Charleston
4. McGehee
5. Booneville

Class 2A

1. Junction City
2. Rison
3. Gurdon
4. Hazen
5. McCrory

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