• Lady Southerners advance to 4A-Central tourney final

    SOUTHSIDE — The host team advanced to the finals of the 4A-Central Conference Tournament Tuesday with victories over the Pulaski Robinson Lady Senators and the Central Arkansas Christian Lady Mustangs. The Lady Southerners swept the Lady Senators 25-21,25-14,25-10 in the quarterfinals as Alexus Lawellin led …

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  • Hillcrest Lady Screamin’ Eagles open season with overtime win

    MAYNARD — The Hillcrest Lady Screamin’ Eagles opened their high school basketball season in exciting fashion as it took two overtimes to defeat the Maynard Lady Tigers, 79-75. The Lady Tigers led the for three quarters (16-6, 32-20, 43-32), but the Lady Eagles fought back …

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  • Junior Pioneer 8th-graders win

    The Batesville eight-graders defeated Annie Camp 14-0 Monday in Pioneer Stadium as Seth Salters rushed for 50 yards and a touchdown. Haydon Childers caught two interceptions, returning one for a TD, and Heath Bishop picked off one interception.

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, October 22 – Saturday, October 25, 2014.

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  • Ragin’ Cajuns slam Wolves

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Elijah McGuire and Alonzo Harris each rushed for four touchdowns as Louisiana-Lafayette rolled up 419 yards on the ground in a 55-40 victory over the Arkansas State Red Wolves Tuesday night. McGuire rushed for 265 yards on 19 carries on runs …

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  • Football fans cry SEC bias over Associated Press poll

    Duck fans in Oregon and Buckeye backers in Ohio are united. Seminoles in the Florida panhandle and Sooners in the Oklahoma panhandle are rallying around a common cause. As the Southeastern Conference was trending last weekend after becoming the first league to hold four of …

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  • Georgia files reinstatement request for Gurley

    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia will file a request with the NCAA for tailback Todd Gurley’s eligibility to be reinstated. Gurley has been suspended for the last two games while Georgia investigated allegations he broke NCAA rules by receiving improper benefits. Coach Mark Richt has …

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  • Southside, Lyon host v-ball tourney; Junior Lady Southerners win crown

    SOUTHSIDE — Southside High School is hosting the 4A-Central Conference Volleyball Tournament and action began Monday at Southside Gymnasium and Lyon College’s Becknell Gymnasium. The Pulaski Robinson Lady Senators opened the tournament with a 19-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-19 win over the Arkansas Baptist Lady Eagles …

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  • Visitors win basketball openers in Brockwell

    BROCKWELL — Marmaduke and Bradford won here Monday night in high school basketball openers as the Bad Boy Mowers Classic tipped off. The Greyhounds defeated their hosts, the Izard County Cougars 50-48 as Eddie Page hit for 16 points, Tyler Vowell added 14 and Hayden …

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  • Pioneer JVs get revenge

    The Batesville Pioneer junior varsity football team got revenge while improving their record to 6-1 Monday night in Pioneer Stadium The Pioneers defeated the Jonesboro Golden Hurricane 26-12. Jonesboro defeated Batesville 44-32 in Jonesboro on Sept. 29. After a Jonesboro player returned the opening kickoff …

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  • Lady Pioneers fall in Jonesboro

    JONESBORO — The Jonesboro Golden Lady Hurricane edged the Batesville Lady Pioneers in the first and third games Monday night while collecting a 3-0, non-conference high school volleyball victory. The game scores were 25-23, 25-15, 27-25. Junior Gracen Ratliff hit for 11 kills and also …

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  • Pioneer leads way at Oaklawn Park

    HOT SPRINGS — Batesville Pioneer Tristen Driver posted the best finish among circulation-area high school cross country runners at the Lake Hamilton Invitational on the infield of Oaklawn Park on Saturday. The annual meet is held at the site of the state championship races, which …

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