• Area high school teams collect four state titles

    This time, the Cedar Ridge Timberwolves and Concord Pirates doubled up on Arkansas high school state championships, and then the Midland Lady Mustangs and Pirates added on. The T-wolves from Newark won their second straight Class 2A State Tournament in basketball, defeating the Clarendon Lions …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, January 1 – Saturday, January 3, 2015.

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  • Lady Pioneers slam Lady Panthers, advance to finals of Holiday Classic

    HEBER SPRINGS — The Batesville Lady Pioneers advanced to the finals of the Payton Chevrolet Heber Springs Holiday Classic Tuesday after walloping the host team 70-56. “It was the best first half we’ve played all season,” Batesville Coach Stan Fowler said. “Our transition game was …

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  • Lady Cougars punch ticket to NEA finals

    JONESBORO — Both Cedar Ridge teams were ousted and the Izard County girls advanced Tuesday in the semifinal round of the NEA Invitational Tournament at Arkansas State University’s Convocation Center. The Lady Cougars punched their ticket into the championship game with a 66-50 win over …

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  • Patriots pin 69-61 loss on Lyon

    WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. — The Lyon College men’s basketball team came out flat after the holiday break, shooting 23.1 percent (6 of 26) from the field in the first half Tuesday night against Morthland College in Max Morris Gymnasium. The Scots dug themselves into a …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, December 31 – Saturday, January 3, 2015.

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  • In Harbaugh, Michigan hopes to find its Saban

    Michigan needed a game-changer. A coach who could restore the shine to one of college football’s jewels. The Wolverines needed their Nick Saban, who pulled Alabama from the muck of mediocrity and made the Crimson Tide champions again. Jim Harbaugh could be that man for …

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  • Pro Football Briefs

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The security director of the Baltimore Ravens was charged Tuesday night with a sex offense and is due in court in February, according to court records. Online court records for Baltimore City District Court on Tuesday night showed Darren Sanders was charged …

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  • Cedar Ridge doubles up on NEA semifinal berths

    JONESBORO — Cedar Ridge’s high school basketball teams advanced into the NEA Tournament Division II semifinals Monday, and one did it at the expense of another circulation-area team. The Cedar Ridge Lady Timberwolves hit 20 of 23 free throws and got big production from three …

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  • Batesville cagers win, lose in Heber Springs tourney

    HEBER SPRINGS — Batesville and Brinkley split high school basketball games Monday in the first round of the Payton Chevrolet Heber Springs Holiday Classic, and neither were close. The Lady Pioneers defeated the Lady Tigers 67-37, and the Tigers downed the Pioneers 64-33. Batesville senior …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, December 30 – Saturday, January 3, 2014.

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  • Razorbacks trample Longhorns with defense; Allen wins MVP

    HOUSTON — Arkansas got a victory in the Texas Bowl to finish with a winning record for the first time since 2011. Now Coach Bret Bielema is looking for much bigger things from his program in the future. “If they continue to have the growth …

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