• Pioneers aim to start defending 5A-East title tonight

    The Batesville Pioneers will try to defend again, and we’re not just talking about the play of their defense. The Pioneers are the defending 5A-East District champions, and their first district assignment happens tonight in Pioneer Stadium when they host the Nettleton Raiders. The Pioneers …

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  • Junior Southerners fall; Junior T-wolves improve to 4-0

    SOUTHSIDE — A timely escape and couple of long runs were the difference Thursday night when the Stuttgart Junior Ricebirds edged the Southside Junior Southerners 14-12 in a 4A-2 District opener between unbeaten football teams. The escape happened early in the second quarter when quarterback …

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  • Batesville volleyballers sweep Paragould teams

    The Batesville Lady Pioneer volleyball team began their return trip through the 5A-East Conference with a 3-0 victory over the Greene County Tech Lady Eagles in Pioneer Gym. While winning 25-21, 25-16, 25-17, Kendra Kelley provided 15 assists, Hannah Qualls hit for 10 kills and …

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  • Lady Rebs clip Cavewomen

    HIGHLAND — The Highland Lady Rebels defeated the Cave City Cavewomen 23-25, 25-22, 19-25, 25-17, 16-14 in a 4A-Northeast Conference volleyball match Thursday. Cave City fell to 4-4 in the conference and 5-6 overall. Candra Carpenter led the Cavewomen with 29 points, eight aces and …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, September 26 – Saturday, September 27, 2014.

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  • Tennis

    Below are high school results from a Stuttgart-Southside match at Lyon College on Monday, Batesville-Cave City at Lyon on Tuesday, and Southside-Clinton-Newport at Fairfield Bay on Thursday. Southside-Stuttgart Girls Singles: Madeline Hopson (St) defeated Libbie Pratt 6-0; Meredith Maier (St) defeated Kate Mead 6-1; Hopson …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly 10 hours later, the real fun began for San Francisco. The Giants secured a wild card when Milwaukee lost at Cincinnati on Thursday afternoon. Then they gave up a six-run lead in their own game against San Diego …

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  • Undefeated Bearkatz face first district test

    The Melbourne Bearkatz are the only undefeated circulation area high school football team after clubbing the Salem Greyhounds 48-6 last week and Manila Coach Jerry Castor said the Lions have to be on their toes in their 3A-3 District opener Friday in Manila. “They’re very …

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  • Coaches emphasize run, stopping run in Batesville

    Remember a trio of Nettleton Raiders and what happened last week in Jonesboro when thinking about the 5A-East District high school football opener in Pioneer Stadium Friday night. Making up the trio are defensive lineman Jaylon Allison, quarterback Jaylin Small and running back Joe Frazier. …

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  • Lyon soccer teams win, lose at home

    The Lyon College men’s soccer team needed a spark to snap its American Midwest Conference 2-match losing skid and the Scots got what they needed with an outstanding defensive performance and a late goal by Abdullah Adam for a 1-0 win over Missouri Baptist at …

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  • Junior Pioneers hit road for 5A-East District opener

    The Batesville Junior Pioneers take their 3-0 football record on the road as they travel to Jonesboro to face the 2-0 Nettleton Junior Raiders in a 5A-East District opener. Last season, the Junior Pioneers walloped the Junior Raiders 41-0 on their way to a perfect …

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  • Pirate golfers win 5th straight district title

    DRASCO — The Concord Pirates won the 1A-2 District boys golf tournament Wednesday at Tannebaum Golf Club with a score of 276. The win is the fifth straight district championship for the Pirates. The West Side Greers Ferry Eagles finished second with a 300. The …

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