• Midland breaks through in v-ball

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The Midland Lady Mustangs won their first-ever varsity volleyball match Monday against the Ridgefield Christian Lady Warriors, 3A Northeast Conference foes. The Lady Mustangs won 25-16, 25-18, 25-23 as Paisley Pratt led with five aces, Kelly Lytle added four aces and three …

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  • T-wolves win again in 3-way golf match

    The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves shot a 128 to win a triangular 9-hole golf match Monday at the Batesville Municipal Golf course. The Midland Mustangs finished second with a 155 and the Tuckerman Bulldogs followed in third with a 176. The T-wolves Taylor Ford and Ethan …

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  • Chandler Petty wins NeSmith points series

    LOCUST GROVE — Four division championships were still up in the air Friday in the Isle of Capri points racing series at the Batesville Motor Speedway as the NeSmith Late Model champion was already crowned and didn’t run. Chandler Petty won the NeSmith points title …

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  • Cave City wins tennis triangular

    Cave City, Clinton and Southside competed in a triangular tennis match Monday on the campus of Lyon College. The Cave City Cavewomen swept the the Clinton Lady Yellowjackets in singles play as Aly Landers defeated Hailey Hillyer 6-2, and Hannah Echard won 7-5 over Nathaliea …

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  • ’Rabbits thump Pioneers in golf

    NEWPORT — The Lonoke Jackrabbits defeated the Batesville Pioneers by 25 strokes in a high school golf match at the Newport Country Club on Monday. Lonoke was led by Parker Ibdotson, who shot a medal-winning 2-over-par 35 for nine holes. Taylor Moser led Batesville with …

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  • BHS football JVs start with victory

    Batesville High’s junior varsity football team opened it’s season with a 34-8 win over Mountain Home’s JVs in Pioneer Stadium Monday night. The Pioneers led 14-6 at halftime. Kylan Robinson scored a touchdown on a 17-yard run, Jacob McReynolds caught a pass from Zach Fredricks …

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  • Band on the Run 5K results

    Male Name City Age Time Erik Spjut Batesville 24 18:01.53 Will Henry Conway 21 18:15.82 Jordan Brimer Bald Knob 19 19:11.66 Kendall Townsley Cave City 13 20:22.52 Todd Coleman Batesville 49 21:07.67 Trey Peugeot Batesville 15 21:35.75 Isaiah Hennings Batesville 14 23:06.04 Daniel Tripp Batesville …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, September 9 – Thursday, September 11, 2014.

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  • Pioneers stop ’Cats in second half, win opener

    PINE BLUFF — Limiting a long line of speedy Watson Chapel Wildcat runners to nine yards on 12 carries in the second half, the Batesville Pioneers pulled away to a 34-6 victory in a high school football opener here Friday night. The Wildcats led in …

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  • BJHS v-ballers win 2 in Jonesboro

    JONESBORO — The Batesville Junior Lady Pioneers won 2-0 in non-conference volleyball action on Saturday, edging the MacArthur Junior Lady Cyclones 25-23, 25-22. Other BJHS statistical highlights were provided by: Emmy Clem, 18 assists; Hope Lange, nine digs and 12 assists; Erin Haigwood, 12 digs …

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  • Locals win Band on the Run titles

    Local runners Erik Spjut and Kristen Treadway won the Band On The Run 5K Saturday. Spjut completed the 5-kilometer course in 18 minutes, 1.53 seconds, and Treadway crossed the finish line in 20:14.94. Due to insufficient space in today’s paper, the complete results will run …

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  • Cavemen reclaim ‘Highway 167 Showdown’ trophy

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Cavemen achieved their first goal of the season, according to Coach Jon Bradley, with a 20-15, high school football victory over the Southside Southerners in the “Highway 167 Showdown” Friday. “The seniors have never brought the trophy home during …

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