• Hambrick wins award for East, but West grabs lead for All-Stars

    CONWAY — Batesville Lady Pioneer Haley Hambrick won the Outstanding Player of the Game Award for the East, but that didn’t keep the West from getting a 3-1 jump on the East Tuesday night in the 59th version of the Arkansas High School Coaches Association …

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  • Lady Pioneer aims to help East girls take soccer lead

    One team will take the lead tonight in the girls soccer version of the East-West Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Game. Batesville Lady Pioneer Maddie Mead will try to help stop the West’s 3-game win streak and give the East girls a 6-5 advantage …

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  • High school All-Star cagers to take final curtain call

    Guard circulation-area schools will be well represented Thursday in Conway as six players representing four state classifications showcase their talents for the last time in the 59th Annual Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star basketball games. Cedar Ridge’s Spencer Reaves and Cole Crabtree, Concord’s Jacob …

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  • Two-hit pitching, homer highlight Pioneer win

    CLINTON — Luke Davis pitched a 2-hitter and Zack Langston scored two runs as the Batesville Pioneers won 2-1 Tuesday night in the opening game of a high school summer league baseball doubleheader with the Clinton Yellowjackets. The Yellowjackets scored seven runs in the first …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, June 25 – Sunday, June 29, 2014.

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  • Virginia evens CWS, beats Vanderbilt 7-2

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The offense has been there for Virginia in the College World Series finals. The pitching is back now, too. With the Cavaliers’ season on the line, Brandon Waddell pitched a 5-hit complete game in a 7-2 victory over Vanderbilt on Tuesday …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Wimbledon LONDON (AP) — Five-time champion Venus Williams overcame a slow start to beat Japan’s Kurumi Nara 7-6 (4), 6-1 today to reach the third round of a major for only the second time in her last 10 Grand Slam tournaments. The 30th-seeded American won …

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  • Hambrick joins Harlan for All-Star softball tonight

    Haley Hambrick didn’t hesitate when she got the call to play in Conway. The call came Monday at mid-morning. Actually, two calls, informing her that one of the original selections for the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Games was sick and unable to attend, …

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  • Torpedoes swim to title in meet at Lyon College

    Independence County Youth Athletic Association Torpedoes won 21 events, three high-point awards and a team title Saturday at the Lyon College pool. Led by Joseph Wells and Trey Moody, the Torpedo boys racked up 219 points to win the 4-team event. The Pocahontas Aquatic Club …

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  • ’Hounds edge Pioneers with 4-run sixth inning

    NEWPORT — The Newport Greyhounds did all their scoring in the sixth inning Monday night and posted a 4-2 victory over the Batesville Pioneers in summer league high school baseball. Gunner Ballard pitched the win, striking out seven and scattering seven hits. For Batesville, Riley …

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  • Tri-County Stars win 11 in row, district title

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Tri-County 10-year-old All Stars won a Cal Ripken District 3 Tournament championship Sunday with an 11-1 victory over the Mountain Home All-Stars. In pool play Saturday, Tri-County defeated Batesville 9-3 and Mountain Home 13-3. Tri-County has won three straight tournaments and …

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  • Clint Everett, Rusty Campbell win Cougar Open

    HORSESHOE BEND — The team of Clint Everett and Rusty Campbell won the championship flight of the Cougar Open 2-person Scramble Saturday at the Course on Turkey Mountain, shooting a 14-under-par 59 for the victory. Jeremy Burns and Preston King shot a 61 to finish …

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