• 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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  • Unbeaten Lyon kickers clobber first AMC foe

    Lyon College goalkeeper Stephanie Spiteri posted her record-breaking 30th career win Saturday as the senior from Hayward, California, led the Scots to a 5-2, American Midwest Conference opening soccer victory over Lindenwood-Belleville at Huser Field. The win improved the Scots to a 3-0 overall record. …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, September 8 – Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

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  • BJHS coaches pleased with 13th straight win

    It’s a good way to start the season, Coach Doug Walls said after the Batesville Junior Pioneers defeated the Annie Camp Whirlwinds 20-7 in a football season-opener at Pioneer Stadium. “For the first game of the season we executed well on both sides of the …

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  • BHS, Watson Chapel coach talk similarly about tonight’s season opener in Pine Bluff

    On most counts, Batesville Coach Dave King and Watson Chapel Coach Jared Dutton emphasized the same things when talking about the high school football opener tonight in Pine Bluff. “Chapel has lots of speed and an aggressive front. They are not prone to giving up …

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  • Junior Southerners double streaks

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Junior Southerners doubled up on a 3-in-a-row accomplishment against the Cave City Junior Cavemen. In a season-opening football game at Stewart Field, the Junior Southerners won 16-0 for their third straight shutout against their rivals from Sharp County. They won by …

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  • Southside v-ballers roll to 3-0 conference start

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Lady Southerners remained undefeated in 4A-Central Conference play as they swept the Arkansas Baptist Lady Mustangs 25-11, 25-23, 25-10 Thursday at Southerner Gymnasium. Kaylee Crowl slammed 11 kills, Haley Sprouse dished out nine assists and Brooke Halford dug up 12 balls …

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  • Batesville High wins three in conference volleyball

    The Batesville Lady Pioneers won their first home match and broke above. the .500 mark with a 3-0 victory over the Forrest City Lady Mustangs in Pioneer Gymnasium on Thursday night. The 25-7, 25-4, 25-6 decision improved the Lady Pioneers overall record to 3-2 and …

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  • BHS tennis start with sweep

    The Batesville Pioneers and Lady Pioneers got their high school tennis seasons off to a good start with victories over teams from Clinton on the Lyon College courts Thursday. The Pioneers swept the singles and doubles while winning 10-0. The Lady Pioneers edged the Lady …

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