Disturbance brings early end to Salt Bowl football game in War Memorial Stadium
A disturbance — perhaps a fight and some knocked-down barriers that sounded like gunshots — brought a third-quarter end to the annual Salt Bowl high school football game Saturday night at War Memorial Stadium between Benton and Bryant High Schools. Bryant was ahead 28-14, KARK reports, and the crowd of 38,000 fled in a chaotic exit.
Fight during Salt Bowl sets off panic, empties War Memorial Stadium (VIDEOS)
A fight at Little Rock’s War Memorial Stadium during the Salt Bowl high school football game Saturday night set off a panic that sent fans running for the exits, ending the game early.
Fight in stands, stun gun set off panic at Little Rock's War Memorial Stadium, final report shows
A final report from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism reveals that a fight in the stands, which included a stun gun, set off the initial panic Aug. 25 during a high school football game between Bryant and Benton at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock.