• T-wolf golf stays unbeaten

    JONESBORO — Taylor Ford led the way this time as the Cedar Ridge Timberwolves remained unbeaten in high school golf victory at The Links. Ford shot a 4-over-par 35 to win medalist honors. Tanner Vinson added a 37 and Austin Reaves chipped in a 40 …

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  • Racing slated tonight at BMS

    LOCUST GROVE — After another rain out last week, the Isle of Capri racing series is slated to hit the track again tonight at the Batesville Motor Speedway. Classes scheduled to race include the street stocks, Colt Hobby Stocks, IMCA modifieds and Bad Boy Super …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, September 5 – Sunday, September 7, 2014.

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  • Pioneers returning to scene of shocking reversal

    If the Batesville Pioneers don’t know the story, two of their coaches can tell them how the always-speedy Watson Chapel Wildcats can turn football fortunes on a dime. In the first round of the 1999 state playoffs game in Wildcat Stadium, the Pioneers led 17-7 …

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  • Junior Pioneers shoot for 13th win in row

    The Batesville Junior Pioneers will attempt to continue their winning ways tonight at Pioneer Stadium as the 2014 season opens. The Junior Pioneers are going for their 13th win in a row after finishing last season undefeated and winning their final two games of the …

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  • Adult coed v-ball league forming now

    Registration for the Independence County Adult Co-Ed Volleyball League is now open, according to Jason Taylor. Beginners are welcome to the recreational league.  Teams consist of six adults with a minimum of three females. The registration fee is $240 per team. If you would like …

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  • Area rivals kick off season in ‘Showdown’

    The “Highway 167 Showdown” trophy is showcased in the main office of the new Southside Senior High School building and, according to Coach Jon Bradley, it’s time for it to come back to Cave City. The annual battle between the Southerners and Cavemen has been …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, September 4 – Saturday, September 6, 2014.

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  • Sports Briefs

    College athletics LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The University of Arkansas at Little Rock athletic director Chris Peterson has resigned after making inappropriate comments about a player’s mother during a live webcast of a women’s soccer game. Chancellor Joel Anderson said in a statement Wednesday night …

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  • BJHS opens against speedy Whirlwinds

    The Annie Camp Whirlwinds will face an uphill battle against the Batesville Junior Pioneers, but the Whirlwinds will be competitive, according to Coach Luke Brewer. The Whirlwinds and their fifth-year coach will travel to Pioneer Stadium on Thursday to open the season, and Brewer said …

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  • Lady Pioneer volleyballers win league opener at Tech

    PARAGOULD — The Batesville Lady Pioneers evened their overall record and, more importantly, got a good start in 5A-East Conference play Tuesday night with a 3-0 road win over the Greene County Tech Lady Eagles. The game scores were 25-18, 25-18, 25-22. For the 2-2 …

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  • Junior gridders approach openers at different angles

    The junior high football teams at Stewart Field in Southside Thursday night are approaching the game from slightly different perspectives. The Cave City Cavemen were shut out in their preseason scrimmage last week, losing 14-0 to the Bald Knob Junior Bulldogs in Bald Knob. “I …

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