• The games – 9/25/13

    Mountain View (0-3) at Melbourne (1-2) Kickoff • Thursday night 5:30 In this 3A-1 District opener, the visitors are targeting a couple of breakthroughs and the hosts are hoping to get back on the winning track. The Mountain View Junior Yellowjackets are 0-3 and haven’t scored. They lost 22-0 to Salem in their season …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, September 25 – Saturday, September 29, 2013.

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  • Zimmerman breaks up no-hit bid

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ryan Zimmerman saw plenty of irony in his infield single that ended Michael Wacha’s no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning. “We hit balls on the screws all night long,” Zimmerman said. “And that’s the swing that breaks it …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball set a record for the most extra-inning games in a year, breaking the mark when two more games ran long. There have been 239 extra-inning games so far, STATS said. That tops the 237 from 2011. …

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  • Pirates, T-wolves win district golf titles

    DRASCO — Led by medalist Luke Cornett’s 5-over-par 77, the Concord Pirates held of the West Side Greers Ferry Eagles to win the 1A-2 District Tournament at the Tannenbaum Golf Course on Monday. Cornett and the Pirates, the defending Class 1A state champions, scored a …

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  • Mustangs win again, defeat T-wolves 34-28

    NEWARK — The Midland Mustangs defeated the Cedar Ridge Timberwolves 34-28 Monday in a senior high junior varsity football game. The Timberwolves led 8-6 after one quarter and the game was tied 14-all at halftime. The Mustangs followed with two touchdowns in the third quarter …

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  • Cavewomen win, lose at volleyball

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Cavewomen played two teams Monday, defeating the Heber Springs Lady Panthers 25-11, 25-11, 25-10, and the Cave City senior high junior varsity fell to the Midland Lady Mustangs 21-25, 25-20, 15-12. The Cavewomen improved to 10-4. Against the Lady …

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  • Pioneer, Raider jayvees battle to tie in football

    JONESBORO — Batesville and Nettleton’s high school junior varsity football teams played to a 12-all tie here Monday night. Tailback Luis Martinez scored on a 74-yard run in the first quarter and quarterback Chris Robinson added a 1-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. On …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, September 24 – Saturday, September 29, 2013.

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  • Bielema hopes Hogs learn from loss in New Jersey

    FAYETTEVILLE — Bret Bielema lost one game during his first season as the coach at Wisconsin, a number he has now matched in his first year at Arkansas. It’s a number that could grow quickly over the next month for the Razorbacks (3-1), who open …

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  • Bucs break 21-year playoff drought

    CHICAGO (AP) — The long wait is over, Pittsburgh. Your Pirates are finally headed back to the postseason. After a 21-year absence, the Pirates clinched at least a National League wild card Monday night when they beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 and the Washington Nationals …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball CINCINNATI (AP) — No champagne. No curtain call in front of joyous fans. No celebrating at all, really. The Cincinnati Reds clinched a playoff spot with hardly any notice. If anything, they were a little bummed out. Shin-Soo Choo drove in the winning …

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