• S-side tops visitors from Searcy

    SOUTHSIDE — The victories didn’t count in the standings, but the Lady Southerners took a couple of soccer victories from conference fellows on Friday. The Lady Southerners thumped the Riverview Lady Raiders 3-0 and the Southerners edged the Raiders 2-1. Kristina Kenney scored two goals, …

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  • Columbia sweeps Lyon in AMC softball

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Lyon College Scots produced 15 hits Saturday afternoon, but couldn’t push enough runs across the plate as the Columbia Cougars won 13-5 and 6-1 in an American Midwest Conference softball doubleheader. The Scots, who dropped to 5-8 on the year and …

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  • BIC downs Midland for ‘Madness’ title

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The Buffalo Island Central Lady Mustangs defeated the Midland Lady Mustangs 5-1 in the championship game of the Midland Mustang Madness Tournament here Saturday, handing the tourney hosts their first loss. Midland’s Paisley Pratt struck out eight, allowed six hits, two runs …

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  • Mustangs topple Southerners 8-5

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The Mustangs defeated the Southerners 8-5 as Trent Fortson pitched a complete game, allowing seven hits and striking out 10. Dalton Passmore and Payton Pankey led the Mustangs with two hits and Passmore added a run batted in. Fortson provided a hit …

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  • Rain halts BMS races

    LOCUST GROVE — The Batesville Motor Speedway was able to get Friday’s qualifying races in, along with two of four B-mains before rain hit Friday and wiped out the rest of the season-opening John Few Street Stock Spring Nationals, according to co-owner Connie Starr. The …

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  • Arkansas headed to NIT to face Indiana State

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Arkansas will return to the postseason for the first time since 2008 when it faces Indiana State in the National Invitation Tournament. The Razorbacks (21-11), who last played in the NIT in 1997, are a No. 3 seed in the tournament and …

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  • Finalists with similar results ready to collide

    The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves travel to the Hot Springs’ Summit Arena today to prepare for Saturday’s 2A State title game with hopes of winning back-to-back state championships, and they’ll face a team with very similar results. The Clarendon Lions plowed through the 2A-6 District with …

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  • Bearcats collect Brookland’s first state title

    HOT SPRINGS (AP) — Chandler Thompson scored 15 points to lead Brookland to the school’s first state championship with a 60-50 win over Lonoke in the boys Class 4A title game. Reece Gamling added 12 points, and William Ballard totaled 10 points and 13 rebounds …

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  • Lady Pioneers take offensive, win

    The Batesville Lady Pioneers began to show some of the offensive promise that their coach talked about with a 17-5 walloping of the Mountain Home Lady Bombers Thursday in a non-conference high school softball game at the North Complex. What Batesville Coach Randi Wilson liked …

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  • Southerners play even, girls fall in Paragould

    PARAGOULD — The Southerners played to a 2-all tie Thursday against the Green County Tech Golden Eagles, improving to 2-1-1. Kamil Kopyto and Kyler Zumwalt each scored a goal. Greg Smith added an assist. Goalie Coby Rowlett recorded 20 saves. “We played well and had …

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  • Melbourne sophomore throws no-hitter in opener

    MELBOURNE — Sophomore Haley Brokaw pitched a no-hitter in four innnings as the Melbourne Lady Bearkatz walloped the Bergman Lady Panthers 11-1 in their season opener. Brokaw pitched four innings in the run-ruled 5-inning game, recording five strike outs. Kassie Smith came on in relief …

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  • Cavemen split games at Viola

    VIOLA — The Cave City Cavemen split two 5-inning games Thursday as they defeated the Flippin Bobcats 11-7 and fell to the Viola Longhorns 6-0. Laramie Hall picked up the win against the Bobcats as Devin Burns hit three for four with a double and …

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