• Tennis

    Southside won a mix of 12 high school matches against Newport and Heber Springs at Lyon College on Monday. Following are Southside’s results: Girls Singles: Libbie Pratt (S) defeated Anna Mears (N) 6-1; Kate Mead (S) defeated Santeirra Denton (N) 6-3; Katherine Gilbrech (HS) defeated …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Swimming BALTIMORE (AP) — Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials said he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over. Phelps, 29, was charged with driving under the influence, excessive speed and crossing …

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  • Southside sweeps visitors in v-ball

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside volleyball teams swept Cedar Ridge in all divisions Monday in non-conference volleyball matches at Southside Gymnasium. The Lady Southerners won 25-13, 25-16, 25-11 as Kaylee Crowl led with 13 kills, Amber Tucker added seven aces and Taylor Blevins five digs. Haley …

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  • BJHS volleyballers take two from Annie Camp

    Batesville took two from Annie Camp in non-conference junior high volleyball action Monday night in Pioneer Gymnasium. The Junior Lady Pioneers won 25-10, 25-9 as Madison Shields served up 11 winning points and Hope Lange hit 10 service winners. Taylor Griffin led in kills with …

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  • Hurricane outscores Pioneers in junior varsity football

    JONESBORO — The Jonesboro Golden Hurricane jumped out to a 17-0 lead and held off the Batesville Pioneers for a 44-32, junior varsity high school football victory on Monday. The Pioneers didn’t score until the second quarter when tailback Louis Sonnier scored on a 3-yard …

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  • Donkey basketball game set for Oct. 11

    BROCKWELL — Izard County High School is scheduled to host a donkey basketball game at the elementary school gymnasium in Violet Hill on Oct. 11, according to a news release from the school. The fundraiser for the junior class is scheduled to begin at 7 …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, September 30 – October 2, 2014.

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  • Strong accepts underdog role against Baylor

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In his first season in the Big 12, Texas Coach Charlie Strong seems to have accepted his role as underdog this week against No. 7 Baylor. “I don’t have a choice,’ Strong said with a laugh on Monday. “We’re a (2-touchdown) …

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  • Television puts hold on Razorback vs. Tide

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — CBS has exercised a six-day option on the upcoming Alabama at Arkansas football game. The Razorbacks will host the Crimson Tide in Fayetteville on Oct. 11. CBS and ESPN will each broadcast two games that day. CBS will choose a game for …

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  • Sports Briefs

    College football ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon says a “serious lack of communication” led to wobbly quarterback Shane Morris playing Saturday against Minnesota when he should have been pulled for his own safety. In a statement released just before 1 …

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  • Cards’ success rests on Molina

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yadier Molina returned in late August from a torn ligament in his right thumb, and the All-Star catcher has been a difference-maker for the St. Louis Cardinals as they try to reach the National League championship series for the fourth straight …

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  • Chiefs offense hums in 41-14 rout of Patriots

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Perhaps the Kansas City Chiefs gave their neighbors across the parking lot a little bit of inspiration with their impassioned performance against New England. Jamaal Charles returned from an ankle injury to score three touchdowns, Alex Smith threw for 248 …

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