• BJHS seventh-graders win, lose

    The Mountain Home seventh-grade football team defeated Batesville Orange 30-0 in the first game and the Batesville Black won 6-0 in the second Monday at Pioneer Stadium. “Defensively, we are getting a lot better,” Batesville Coach Kelly Rush said. “Offensively, we did a better job …

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  • Batesville volleyball teams sweep in Blytheville

    BLYTHEVILLE — Batesville’s varsity volleyball teams remained unbeaten in 5A-East Conference play as the Lady Pioneers and Junior Lady Pioneers swept their hosts. The Lady Pioneers defeated the Blytheville Lady Chickasaws 25-9, 25-6, 25-13 to improve their records to 4-2 overall and 3-0 in conference. …

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  • Juniors look to increase football security, get first win

    Thursday night in Melbourne, one junior high team hopes to show improved ball security and the other will try to come up with a more secure defense. Last Thursday night in Southside, the Cave City Junior Cavemen fumbled the ball nine times, lost it eight …

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  • Lady Southerners, Cavewomen win league matches

    HEBER SPRINGS — The Southside Lady Southerners improved to 5-0 in the 4A-Central Conference volleyball standings by fending off the Heber Springs Lady Panthers 3-2 Tuesday night. “Our girls started off really strong, however, our intensity and execution dropped in the third and fourth sets,” …

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  • Scots strike back for soccer victory

    After falling behind 2-0 early in the second half, the Lyon College men’s soccer team came roaring back behind the tandem of sophomore Abdullah Adam and senior Jack Hayes, who combined for two goals and a pair of assists in a span of 2:31 of …

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  • T-wolves win triangle golf match

    The Cedar Ridge golf team added on another win Tuesday in a 3-way match at the Eagle Mountain Golf Club. Ethan Weaver won medalist honors with a 4-over-par 40 for nine holes. The Timberwolves shot a 125, followed by the Hillcrest Screamin’ Eagles (155) and …

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  • Batesville, Southside split wins in tennis

    Batesville, Southside and Riverview played in a traingular tennis match Tuesday at Lyon College with the Southerners winning 5-1 and the Batesville Lady Pioneers 5-3. Monday in Paragould, the Lady Pioneers won 5-1 and Pioneers won 8-0 against the Paragould Rams in a 5A-East District …

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  • Lyon frosh wins award

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Lyon College freshman forward Jessica Souza had a hand in four goals Saturday when the Scots defeated Lindenwood-Belleville 5-2 in the first-ever meeting between the two colleges in the sport. The production of the 5-4 player from Cabot was good enough for …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, September 11 – Friday, September 12, 2014.

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  • Sports Briefs

    National Football League NEW YORK (AP) — The 32 player representatives to the union have delayed a vote on the NFL’s proposal for changes to the drug policy that potentially could implement HGH testing. After a conference call of about one hour Tuesday night during …

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  • Bearkat runners have reasons to circle Nov. 8 on calendars

    The second Saturday in November has become a favorite day for Melbourne High School athletes. On that day in 2012. they brought home two state championships. Last November, they defended one title, just missed another and made some progress toward breaking through for another. So, …

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  • Pioneers lead prospects for BHS cross country

    For the first time in a long time, the best hopes of Batesville High’s cross country teams will be carried by the Pioneers. Returning for the Pioneers are junior Tristen Driver, who won all-state honors last fall with a 12th-place finish in the Class 5A …

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