• T-wolves, Lady Eagles set to play first in state events

    Eight high school basketball teams in the Guard circulation area qualified for state tournaments, and a defending champion will be the first to play. The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves, winners of the Class 2A State Tournament last spring, are scheduled to take on the Dermott Rams …

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  • Scot softballers go 2-2 in tourney

    CONWAY — Lyon College sophomore catcher Stephanie Haft tagged a 3-run home run to key a comeback Saturday for a 7-6 softball win over AIB College of Business in the Central Baptist College Tournament. Lyon went 2-2 in the 2-day event. Earlier Saturday, No. 4-ranked …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, March 4, 2014.

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  • Scot women blast Stars; return home for start of AMC tournament opener

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — With the No. 3-seed in the upcoming American Midwest Conference Tournament already secured, the 20th-ranked Lyon College women held Stephens to 20 percent shooting from the field and 14 points in the first half, led by 26 points at halftime and cruised …

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  • Scot 9 goes 2-2 in Texas

    HAWKINS, Tex. — Lyon College senior Wesley Roberson and sophomore Kris Kohlstedt each banged out four of Lyon College’s 20 hits Saturday afternoon to lift the Scot baseball team to a split with the Jarvis Christian Bulldogs. The Scots used an 11-hit attack to win …

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  • Athleticism overshadows experience for S-side soccer

    The Southside Southerners and Lady Southerners kick off the 2014 soccer season next week with a wealth of talented athletes, but little experience. “We lost a lot of key players that knew the game, but we have deep rosters, especially on the boys squad,” Southside …

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  • Lady Bearkatz win big, advance to region semis

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz advanced to the semifinals of the Class 3A Region 3 Tournament with a decisive 66-36 win over the Corning Lady Bobcats as Shelbie Byram scored 22 points and grabbed four steals. Sydney Smith added 14 points, Casey Mynatt …

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  • Pioneers break long home drought in basketball

    Jordan Garner hit a 3-point bomb from the left wing to the tie the score with 25 seconds to play, fellow sophomore Cory Goodwin calmly hit two free throws with 8.8 seconds to go and the Batesville Pioneers avoided a winless record in 5A-East District …

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  • Hot-shooting Jenkins fires Scots by Cougars

    MAYFIELD, Ky. — Lyon College sophomore guard Riley Jenkins, the No. 1 3-point shooter in NAIA Division I, ignited the Scots offense Thursday night by hitting eight of 11 3-pointers. scoring a game-high 24 points and sparking the Scots to a 73-57, American Midwest Conference …

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  • Open practice slated at BMS

    LOCUST GROVE — The oval will rumble again Saturday at the Batsville Motor Speedway as drivers gather to test out their cars in a prelude to the 2014 racing season at Locust Grove. Practice is from 1-5 p.m., for all divisions and grandstand admission is …

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  • Scoreboard

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, February 28 – March 2, 2014.

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  • Razorbacks beat Wildcats in overtime again

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Arkansas didn’t need a spectacular dunk to beat No. 17 Kentucky in overtime this time around. Perfect free-throw shooting worked just fine for the Razorbacks, a fundamental they executed much better than the Wildcats, with Coty Clarke and Kikko Hayder providing …

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