• BHS volleyballers blank visitors from Jonesboro

    The Batesville Lady Pioneers got back on the winning track in Pioneer Gymnasium Tuesday night, taking a 3-0 decision over the Westside Consolidated Lady Warriors in non-conference action. The Lady Pioneers had lost three in a row, dropping their last 5A-East Conference regular-season games last …

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  • BHS, Cave City tennis teams collect state tourney victories

    Guard circulation-area tennis players notched a couple of wins Monday in state tournament action. Batesville Lady Pioneers Haley Cole and Kearsten Douglas teamed for a doubles victory at the Class 5A State Tournament at Hot Springs, and Cave City Cavemen Lane Clay and Tyler Foust …

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  • Junior Colts-at-Junior T-wolves will loosen logjam

    The Cedar Ridge Junior Timberwolves and Rivercrest Junior Colts will play a tiebreaker Thursday night in Newark. Well, the result will at least loosen the logjam at the top of the 3A-3 District a little bit. The Junior Colts come to Independence County with a …

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  • Lady Southerners advance to 4A-Central tourney final

    SOUTHSIDE — The host team advanced to the finals of the 4A-Central Conference Tournament Tuesday with victories over the Pulaski Robinson Lady Senators and the Central Arkansas Christian Lady Mustangs. The Lady Southerners swept the Lady Senators 25-21,25-14,25-10 in the quarterfinals as Alexus Lawellin led …

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  • Hillcrest Lady Screamin’ Eagles open season with overtime win

    MAYNARD — The Hillcrest Lady Screamin’ Eagles opened their high school basketball season in exciting fashion as it took two overtimes to defeat the Maynard Lady Tigers, 79-75. The Lady Tigers led the for three quarters (16-6, 32-20, 43-32), but the Lady Eagles fought back …

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  • Junior Pioneer 8th-graders win

    The Batesville eight-graders defeated Annie Camp 14-0 Monday in Pioneer Stadium as Seth Salters rushed for 50 yards and a touchdown. Haydon Childers caught two interceptions, returning one for a TD, and Heath Bishop picked off one interception.

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, October 22 – Saturday, October 25, 2014.

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  • Ragin’ Cajuns slam Wolves

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Elijah McGuire and Alonzo Harris each rushed for four touchdowns as Louisiana-Lafayette rolled up 419 yards on the ground in a 55-40 victory over the Arkansas State Red Wolves Tuesday night. McGuire rushed for 265 yards on 19 carries on runs …

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  • Football fans cry SEC bias over Associated Press poll

    Duck fans in Oregon and Buckeye backers in Ohio are united. Seminoles in the Florida panhandle and Sooners in the Oklahoma panhandle are rallying around a common cause. As the Southeastern Conference was trending last weekend after becoming the first league to hold four of …

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  • Georgia files reinstatement request for Gurley

    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia will file a request with the NCAA for tailback Todd Gurley’s eligibility to be reinstated. Gurley has been suspended for the last two games while Georgia investigated allegations he broke NCAA rules by receiving improper benefits. Coach Mark Richt has …

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  • Southside, Lyon host v-ball tourney; Junior Lady Southerners win crown

    SOUTHSIDE — Southside High School is hosting the 4A-Central Conference Volleyball Tournament and action began Monday at Southside Gymnasium and Lyon College’s Becknell Gymnasium. The Pulaski Robinson Lady Senators opened the tournament with a 19-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-19 win over the Arkansas Baptist Lady Eagles …

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  • Visitors win basketball openers in Brockwell

    BROCKWELL — Marmaduke and Bradford won here Monday night in high school basketball openers as the Bad Boy Mowers Classic tipped off. The Greyhounds defeated their hosts, the Izard County Cougars 50-48 as Eddie Page hit for 16 points, Tyler Vowell added 14 and Hayden …

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