• Lyon College volleyballers break through in AMC

    Lyon College junior setter Emily Sprick recorded her second triple-double of the season and did it in outstanding fashion, posting a career-high 39 assists Saturday night as the Scots completed a sweep of the competition at the Lyon Tri-Match to the tune of a 3-1 …

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  • Cavemen bounce back in district opener

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Cavemen battled the Harrisburg Hornets for four quarters and pulled out a 34-29 victory in the final stanza to win a 4A-3 District high school football opener. The victory puts the Cavemen back in the winning column after falling …

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  • T-wolves dominate district golf tourney

    Senior Ethan Weaver shot a 2-over-par 74, sophomore Taylor Ford followed closely with a 76 and the Cedar Ridge Timberwolves won their second straight district golf championship in dominating fashion at The Course at Eagle Mountain on Friday. Last fall, they won the 2A-3 District …

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  • MLB averages dip to .251; lowest since ’72

    NEW YORK (AP) — The final numbers are in, and Major League Baseball’s batting average hasn’t been this low since Richard Nixon was in the White House, a gallon of gasoline cost 55 cents and the designated hitter was a radical proposal limited to spring …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Golf GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — The tone was set by Rory McIlroy, the best player in the world. The winning shot came from Jamie Donaldson, a Ryder Cup rookie. Europe added another layer to its Ryder Cup dominance on Sunday by leaving no doubt who …

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  • Tennis

    Batesville and Beebe split high school matches Thursday at Lyon College. The Lady Pioneers won 4-3, and the Badgers won 7-2. Below are the results: Girls Singles: Allie Lane (Be) defeated Haley Cole 7-5; Kearsten Douglas (B) defeated Brienne Jackson 6-4; Jackson defeated Ashlein Childress …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, September 29, 2014.

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  • Junior Pioneers roll to 16th straight victory

    JONESBORO — The Batesville Junior Pioneers rolled over the Nettleton Junior Raiders 27-3 in their 5A-East District opener, and Coach Doug Walls said he couldn’t ask for anything more. “We executed about as well as anyone could,” Walls said. “The coaches prepared them well and …

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  • Pioneers aim to start defending 5A-East title tonight

    The Batesville Pioneers will try to defend again, and we’re not just talking about the play of their defense. The Pioneers are the defending 5A-East District champions, and their first district assignment happens tonight in Pioneer Stadium when they host the Nettleton Raiders. The Pioneers …

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  • Junior Southerners fall; Junior T-wolves improve to 4-0

    SOUTHSIDE — A timely escape and couple of long runs were the difference Thursday night when the Stuttgart Junior Ricebirds edged the Southside Junior Southerners 14-12 in a 4A-2 District opener between unbeaten football teams. The escape happened early in the second quarter when quarterback …

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  • Batesville volleyballers sweep Paragould teams

    The Batesville Lady Pioneer volleyball team began their return trip through the 5A-East Conference with a 3-0 victory over the Greene County Tech Lady Eagles in Pioneer Gym. While winning 25-21, 25-16, 25-17, Kendra Kelley provided 15 assists, Hannah Qualls hit for 10 kills and …

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  • Lady Rebs clip Cavewomen

    HIGHLAND — The Highland Lady Rebels defeated the Cave City Cavewomen 23-25, 25-22, 19-25, 25-17, 16-14 in a 4A-Northeast Conference volleyball match Thursday. Cave City fell to 4-4 in the conference and 5-6 overall. Candra Carpenter led the Cavewomen with 29 points, eight aces and …

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