• BJHS volleyballers finish 18-6

    JONESBORO — The Batesville Junior Lady Pioneers season came to an end Saturday at Valley View High School with a first round win and a semifinal loss in the 5A-East Conference Tournament. Batesville defeated Wynne 25-17, 25-8 as Emmy Clem served up 14 winning points, …

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  • Area v-ballers fall in tournaments

    NEWPORT — The Harrisburg Junior Lady Hornets defeated the Cave City Junior Cavewomen 25-22, 25-15 Saturday at the 4A-Northeast Conference Tournament in Newport. The Junior Cavewomen finish the season 6-15 Macy Jo Moody led Cave City with seven points, 25 digs and six aces, Kaylee …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, October 20 – Tuesday, October 21, 2014.

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  • Junior Pioneers tie record with 16-0 shutout

    The Batesville Junior Pioneers won their 19th straight football game, and defense was the key, according to Coach Doug Walls. “Sometimes the offense lifts you up and other times it’s the defense,” Walls said. “Tonight, the defense was the key to our victory.” The 7-0 …

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  • Pioneers, Yellowjackets look for edge in 5A-East clash tonight in Wynne

    Tonight in Wynne, it may well be about “Who has the edge?” — figuratively and literally. Can the Batesville Pioneers reestablish the ability to run the football against an aggressive and fast Wynne Yellowjacket defense? The ability to do that had been a Pioneer edge …

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  • Junior T-wolves win on return trip to Clay Co.

    CORNING — It took them a little time to get going, but the Cedar Ridge Junior Timberwolves got back on the winning track Thursday night with a 36-0 walloping of the Corning Junior Bobcats in a 3A-3 District football game. After a scoreless first quarter, …

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  • Newport volleyballers top Cave City

    NEWPORT — The Newport Lady Greyhounds swept the Cave City Cavewomen 25-16, 25-14, 25-15 Thursday in a 4A-Northeast Conference match. The Cavewomen fell to 6-8 in the conference and 9-10 overall. Jessica Walling led the Cavewomen with 14 points and seven blocks. Candra Carpenter added …

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  • Harding downs Lyon volleyballers 3-0

    The Lyon College volleyball failed to solve a tough Harding squad Thursday night in Becknell Gym. After the visitors won the first two games 25-14, 25-17, the Scots rallied late in the thirde game for a 25-24 lead, only to fall 27-25. Lyon will try …

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  • Paragould sweeps BHS in v-ball

    PARAGOULD — The host teams swept Batesville in 5A-East Conference varsity volleyball action Thursday night. The Paragould Lady Rams, the defending Class 5A state champions, blanked the Lady Pioneers 3-0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-19), and the Junior Lady Rams won 2-1 (25-19, 18-25, 15-12). For the …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, October 17 – Sunday, October 19, 2014.

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  • Ishikawa’s HR lifts Giants over Cards

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After three years away with four different teams, Travis Ishikawa landed himself a second chance with San Francisco right where he so wanted to be. And with one sweet swing, he sent the Giants back to the World Series. It was …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers hired Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as their new manager. Banister got the nod over two other finalists, interim manager Tim Bogar and Cleveland Indians bullpen coach Kevin Cash. General manager Jon Daniels said Banister …

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