• Carr wins Mid-America street stock $10,000 prize in finale at Locust Grove

    LOCUST GROVE — From his outside front row position, Aaron Carr led from start to finish Saturday to win the Mid-America Street Stock Nationals and a $10,000 payday at the Batesville Motor Speeday’s season finale. “It was a great way to end the season,” Carr …

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  • Auto Racing Briefs

    LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Joey Logano pulled away on the restart to win a green-white-checkered finish at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and advance to the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship. Logano and Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski have both advanced …

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  • Tennis

    Batesville swept fellow 5A-East District member Nettleton in high school tennis matches Thursday at Lyon College. The Lady Pioneers won 7-2. The Pioneers won 7-4. Girls Singles: Rebecca Chen (N) defeated Haley Cole 6-4; Kearsten Douglas (B) defeated Johanna Cannon 7-6 (8-6); Taylor Suiter (N) …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, September 22 – Thursday, September 25, 2014.

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  • BJHS remains undefeated as defense stalls Cyclones

    The Batesville Junior Pioneers relied on a swarming defense and an offense that won the time of possession to collect their 15th straight victory. The 3-0 Junior Pioneers defeated the MacArthur Cyclones 18-12, giving up two touchdowns in the final minutes after dominating the game …

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  • Sederberg places fifth in world biking event

    After a third-place finish in the USA cross-country mountain biking competition, Dr. Rick Sederberg recently finished fifth in the Master’s World Championships in Lillehammer, Norway, the site of the 1994 Winter Olympics. The chiropractor from Batesville was the first American finisher in the 56-69 age …

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  • Guard-area gridders to finish non-league warmers tonight

    Warm it up one more time, please. That’s the scenario tonight for most Arkansas high school football teams all of them in the Guard-circulation area. Next week, every game will be a district contest — every win and loss counting toward their hopes to reach …

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  • Cedar Ridge, S-side juniors remain unbeaten

    MELBOURNE — In a junior high football game with lots of big numbers, it was a zero that counted most. After the Cedar Ridge Junior Timberwolves and Melbourne Junior Bearkatz combined for 58 points in the first half, the visitors threw a shutout and took …

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  • Lady Pioneers v-ballers collect key league win

    JONESBORO — Led by the attack combo of Kendra Kelley and Hannah Qualls, the Batesville Lady Pioneers posted a key 5A-East Conference victory over the Nettleton Lady Raiders Thursday night. The Lady Pioneers came from behind twice in the 3-2 decision. The game scores were …

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  • Lady Southerners sweep Lady Cougars

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Lady Southerners swept the West-Helena Lady Cougars 25-5, 25-9, 25-7 in a 4A-Central Conference volleyball match Thursday. Amber Tucker led with 15 aces as the Lady Southerners improved to 7-1 in conference. Haley Sprouse added six assists ,and Alexus Lawellin, Kaylee …

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  • Melbourne golfers win three district titles

    MELBOURNE — Melbourne swept the 3A-2 District Tournament team golf titles and a Lady Bearkat won medalist honors at Cooper’s Hawk on Thursday. Led by Dylan Smith’s 18-hole total of 77, the Bearkatz totaled a 243 for a 29-stroke victory over the Flippin Bobcats, runners-up. …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, September 19 – Saturday, September 20, 2014.

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