• Lyon soccer teams pick up conference victories

    Lyon College junior Isabel Suarez took up the slack for the injured Anna Waldman by recording a hat trick and adding an assist Saturday afternoon as the Scots strengthened their hold on fifth place in the American Midwest Conference standings with a 5-1 victory over …

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  • Hosts win Bad Boy Mowers Classic contests

    BROCKWELL — In the Bad Boy Mowers Classic this weekend at the Izard County Cougar Den, the host teams won as the Lady Cougars defeated the Riverside Lady Rebels 28-26 and the Cougars defeated the Flippin Bobcats 60-53. The Lady Cougars led 8-6, 17-14 and …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, October 27 – Tuesday, October 28, 2014.

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  • Cardinal dies in car accident

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Oscar Taveras, the St. Louis Cardinals’ outfielder regarded as one of the majors’ top prospects, died Sunday in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic. He was 22. Taveras was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro at the time …

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  • Junior Pioneers win record 20th straight

    BLYTHEVILLE — After two years and three seasons, the Batesville Junior Pioneers broke the longest winning-streak record in the history of Batesville Junior High football Thursday, and Coach Doug Walls couldn’t care less. “Every season our goal is the same — win the 5A-East District …

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  • District-leading Pioneers approach home stretch in race for football title

    Batesville Coach Dave King kept it simple when asked about the Pioneers’ final approach in their efforts to win a championship. “Each game is more important than the one before,” he said. The Pioneers took the lead in the 5A-East District high school football race …

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  • Lady Pioneers sweep Lady Panthers; eye another long run in state tourney

    The Batesville Lady Pioneers finished the regular season on a good note, and now they’re aim is to finish some high school volleyball business. Thursday night in Pioneer Gym, the Lady Pioneers thumped the Cabot Lady Panthers 3-0. Noon Tuesday, the fourth-seeded Lady Pioneers will …

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  • Concord girls clip Alpena in cage event

    NORFORK — The Concord Lady Pirates rallied in the second half to defeat the Alpena Lady Leopards 54-48 Thursday in the Norfork Twin River Classic, an annual high school basketball event. The game was tied 10-all at the end of the first quarter. The Lady …

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  • Defense leads Jr. Southerners to another district win

    HEBER SPRINGS — The Southside Junior Southerners recorded their third shutout of the season and stayed in the hunt for the 4A-2 District football title with a 6-0 victory Thursday night. A little Marshall Wyatt-to-Dawson Cook 2-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter, and a …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, October 24 – Saturday, October 25, 2014.

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  • Royals might need rare pinch hit in San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO — Playing under American League rules with few reliable options on the bench this season, no manager had as little use for pinch hitters as Kansas City’s Ned Yost. Now with the World Series shifting to San Francisco for Game 3 tonight, when …

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  • Perfumed Perez makes good ‘scents’ for Royals

    SAN FRANCISCO — Salvador Perez is a player who doesn’t want to make a stink. The upbeat All-Star catcher for the Kansas City Royals wore Victoria’s Secret perfume late in the 2013 season — teammate Alcides Escobar sprayed some on him, and Perez had a …

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