• Southside slips by Cave City in volleyball

    CAVE CITY — The Southside Lady Southerners defeated the Cave City Cavewomen 23-25, 25-15, 14-25, 25-13, 20-18, in a non-conference volleyball match Monday in Cave City. The Lady Southerners improved to 9-1 and the Cavewomen fell to 5-4. Haley Sprouse and Amber Tucker led the …

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  • Scot men just four shots off lead in golf tourney

    COVINGTON, Tenn. — A pair of Lyon College underclassmen shot identical 74 scores in the first round Monday as the Scot men enter the final day of the Unilever/Freed-Hardeman Fall Invitational golf tournament just four shots out of first and fourth in the team standings …

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  • Redskins win district golf crown

    MELBOURNE — Led by medalist Blayne Sparks’ score of 5-over-par 77, the Pocahontas Redskins won the Class 4A-3 District Golf Tournament with an 18-hole team total of 267 Monday at Cooper’s Hawk Golf Club. Parker Sutton shot a 93 and Preston Massey added a 97 …

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  • Tennis

    Southside and Batesville split high school matches played Monday at Lyon College. The Lady Southerners won 5-3. The Pioneers won 3-1. Girls Singles: Ashlein Childress (B) defeated Libbie Pratt 6-2; Kate Mead (S) defeated Abby Richards 6-3; Pratt (S) defeated Morgan Crouch 6-1; Rachel Majors …

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  • Reddie QB wins 12th GAC award

    ARKADELPHIA (AP) — Henderson State’s Kevin Rodgers has been named the Great American Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in last week’s 60-17 win over Southeastern Oklahoma. It’s the 12th time in Rodgers’ career that he’s collected the honor. In the game, …

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  • Razorbacks aim to snap SEC losing streak

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — It’s good to be Bret Bielema these days at Arkansas. Exactly how long the good vibes can last for the coach of the Razorbacks is likely to be determined over the next month during a brutal 3-game stretch — beginning with a …

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  • 6th-ranked Aggies talking like they too have things to prove

    DALLAS (AP) — Kenny Hill and sixth-ranked Texas A&M have started with the highest-scoring 4-game stretch in school history. The Aggies are 4-0 for the first time since 2006, winning each game by at least 24 points. Now, the Aggies get a chance to really …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, September 23 – Saturday, September 27, 2014.

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  • Wainwright wins 20th; Cards inch closer to title

    CHICAGO (AP) — Mike Matheny looked at Adam Wainwright’s run over the past five years and summed it up with one word. “Wow,” he said. Wainwright joined Clayton Kershaw as the majors’ only 20-game winners, pitching 3-hit ball over seven innings, and the St. Louis …

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  • It’s time for Goodell to really say, do something

    Floyd Mayweather Jr., who has spent some time in jail for abusing women himself, was speaking some truth when he briefly rose to Ray Rice’s defense last week while trying to sell some pay-per-views for his latest fight. “I think there’s a lot worse things …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti disputed a report suggesting he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested in February for knocking out his then-fiancee in …

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  • Undefeated ’Katz dismantle ’Hounds, 48-6

    MELBOURNE — The Melbourne Bearkatz stand alone as the only undefeated football team in the Guard-circulation area after the Jonesboro Hurricane defeated the Batesville Pioneers 45-31. But according to Coach Kevin McCarn, it means nothing. “Ask me at the end of the season, and if …

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