• Bearkatz aim to secure home playoff berth

    The Melbourne Bearkatz and Cedar Ridge Timberwolves meet Thursday in a 3A-3 District high school football finale at Newark, with one team moving on to the playoffs and, the other, packing it in for the season. The Bearkatz secured their place in the playoffs last …

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  • Mustangs tell Scots ‘truth’ in Becknell

    The Central Baptist Mustangs might have provided just what the Lyon College Scots needed. At least that’s what Scot Coach Chadd Tapp is hoping after the Mustangs defeated the Scots 61-58 in a non-conference basketball game in Becknell Gym Tuesday night. “What’s the old saying? …

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  • Izard County wins 60-47 as Walker scores 36 points

    BRADFORD — The Izard County Cougars hammered the Bradford Tigers 60-47 Tuesday in a non-district game as Andrew Walker led all scorers with 36 points. Walker scored 25 of his 36 points in the second half. The junior guard also dealt out three assists. The …

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  • UAM blanks Lyon in volleyball

    MONTICELLO — The Lyon College volleyball team went on the road for its final non-conference match of the year Tuesday night and came up empty, dropping an 0-3 (9-25, 22-25, 17-25) decision to University of Arkansas-Monticello. Lyon dropped to 12-20 on the season and now …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, November 5 – Thursday, November 6, 2014.

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  • Concord juniors roll into Martin finals

    CONCORD — The Concord Junior Lady Pirates and Junior Pirates advanced to the finals of the Julian Martin Invitational Monday as both teams won handily against the West Side Greers Ferry Junior Lady Eagles and Junior Eagles. The finals are slated for Thursday with the …

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  • Romero’s 61 ranks fifth nationally

    Yes, Dalton Romero set a record Friday night. According to the Arkansas Activities Association, Romero’s 61 carries against the Rivercrest Colts is the most ever by an Arkansas high school football player. Romero rushed for 296 of the Melbourne Bearkatz’ 338 total rushing yards in …

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  • Lyon basketball team falls in Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A pair of women’s basketball teams receiving votes for the NAIA Division I Top 25 Coaches’ Poll squared off Monday night and the Mid-America Evangels won 69-60 as the Lyon College Scots committed 29 turnovers and hit just one of 13 3-point …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Central Baptist College Mustangs (0-1) vs. Lyon College Scots (1-0) in Becknell Gym, 7:30 While the Scots were winning their opener at home, the Mustangs from Conway were falling 82-67 to the John Brown Eagles in Siloam Springs. Josha Tarver, a 6-foot-3 senior guard, led …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, November 4 – Saturday, November 8, 2014.

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  • Cowboys travel to London; Romo’s back top priority

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo’s back was the top priority for the Dallas Cowboys on their long plane ride to London. Even higher than the comfort of owner Jerry Jones’ wife. “Gene will sit up in the bulkhead,” Jones joked a day before Monday’s …

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  • SEC playoff hopes take hit by Gators

    The Southeastern Conference’s chance to get two teams in the College Football Playoff took a hit Saturday. Or maybe it would be better described as a chomp. Florida’s emphatic upset of No. 9 Georgia took a chunk out of the resume of what looked like …

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