• BHS v-ballers blast Wynne in 5A-East action

    The Batesville Lady Pioneers got back on the winning track in 5A-East Conference volleyball Tuesday night in Pioneer Gym with a convincing 3-0 decision over the Wynne Lady Yellowjackets. The 25-8, 25-4, 25-9 win brought their conference mark to 4-1 and their overall record to …

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  • Melbourne’s Smith wins another medal

    HORSESHOE BEND — Melbourne’s Dylan Smith won medalist honors with a score of 36 and led the Bearkatz to victory in a high school golf match Tuesday at the Turkey Mountain Golf Course. Melbourne shot a 121. The Salem Greyhounds finished second with a 150, …

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  • District opener pits juniors from Newark, Melbourne

    It will be the start of 3A-3 District play for the visiting Cedar Ridge Junior Timberwolves and the Melbourne Junior Bearkatz in Melbourne Thursday night, and both coaches sounded confident their teams are ready for the new challenge. “I think the kids are prepared and …

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  • Lyon College volleyball team wins in Conway

    CONWAY — Lyon College middle hitter Katarina Frickleton produced a career-high 11 blocks Tuesday night, while adding eight kills and a servicing ace on the offensive end as the Scots snapped their 2-match losing skid with a 3-1 (25-16, 25-16, 23-25, 32-30) victory over Central …

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  • Lyon junior soccer player wins second league award

    Lyon College’s Anna Waldman earned her second American Midwest Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honor Monday, the league office announced. The junior scored the game-tying goal in Saturday’s 1-1 double-overtime tie with William Woods on Lyon’s Huser Field. Her goal came with …

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  • Pioneer shoots low 9-hole score

    Batesville Pioneer Taylor Moser won medalist honors in a high school golf match with the Newport Greyhounds at The Course at Eagle Mountain Tuesday. Moser shot a 43 for nine holes, finishing four strokes in front of Newport’s Dayton Addington. Neither school had enough players …

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  • Tennis

    Cave City led the way in victories Monday at Lyon College in a triangular with Batesville and Newport. Girls Singles: Aly Landers (CC) defeated Regan Williams (N) 6-0; Hannah Eckard (CC) defeated Ana Mears 6-0; Landers (CC) defeated Haley Cole 7-5; Eckard (CC) defeated Ashleigh …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, September 18, 2014.

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges. The Vikings made the announcement early this morning …

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  • 3-day Schoenfeld street stock show to bring speedway season to close

    LOCUST GROVE — A racing season plagued by weather delays will come to an end this weekend at the Batesville Motor Speedway with the running of the 19th Annual Schoenfeld Headers Mid-America Street Stock Championship. The event is considered one of the biggest street stock …

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  • Low fishing time, river level has Classic fishing champs wondering about strategy

    The team of Tracy Hunter and Michael Holt will try to defend the Tommy Clark White River Bass Classic championship on Saturday. Just don’t ask them how. “The last time I was on the river was the tournament out of Jacksonport the first or second …

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  • Lady Bobcats sweep Cavewomen in v-ball

    CAVE CITY — The Walnut Ridge Lady Bobcats defeated the Cave City Cavewomen 25-7, 10-25, 25-19, 26-24 in a non-conference volleyball match Monday at Cave City Gymnasium. The Cavewomen fell to 4-2. Candra Carpenter led Cave City with 17 points, Hailey Stigall added 12 points …

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