• Walls, Hodge, Runyan win at drag races

    NEWPORT — Drag racers David Walls, Bill Hodge and William Runyan won in their respective divisions Sunday at Speedy’s Newport Raceway. Walls finished first in the Street Stock division followed by Joey Holcomb and Ridge Utley. Hodge outran Jonathan Day and Don Holcomb in the …

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  • All-Stars split soccer matches; East dominates v-ball

    CONWAY — Indoors, the East gained ground on the West in Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star action Wednesday. Outdoors, in storm-shortened action, they played evenly. While the East was sweeping the West in volleyball, winning 5-0 (25-10, 25-21, 25-8, 26-24, 15-7) in the Farris …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, June 26 – Sunday, June 29, 2014.

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  • Norwood homers, Vandy wins CWS

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dansby Swanson and Rhett Wiseman came oh-so close to hitting home runs for Vanderbilt early in the College World Series. John Norwood finally got a ball to clear the fence, and his timing was impeccable — in the third and deciding …

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  • Baseball Briefs

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tim Lincecum pitched his second no-hitter against the San Diego Padres in less than a year, allowing only one runner Wednesday in leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 win. Lincecum shut down the weakest-hitting team in the majors, striking …

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  • Hambrick wins award for East, but West grabs lead for All-Stars

    CONWAY — Batesville Lady Pioneer Haley Hambrick won the Outstanding Player of the Game Award for the East, but that didn’t keep the West from getting a 3-1 jump on the East Tuesday night in the 59th version of the Arkansas High School Coaches Association …

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  • Lady Pioneer aims to help East girls take soccer lead

    One team will take the lead tonight in the girls soccer version of the East-West Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Game. Batesville Lady Pioneer Maddie Mead will try to help stop the West’s 3-game win streak and give the East girls a 6-5 advantage …

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  • High school All-Star cagers to take final curtain call

    Guard circulation-area schools will be well represented Thursday in Conway as six players representing four state classifications showcase their talents for the last time in the 59th Annual Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star basketball games. Cedar Ridge’s Spencer Reaves and Cole Crabtree, Concord’s Jacob …

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  • Two-hit pitching, homer highlight Pioneer win

    CLINTON — Luke Davis pitched a 2-hitter and Zack Langston scored two runs as the Batesville Pioneers won 2-1 Tuesday night in the opening game of a high school summer league baseball doubleheader with the Clinton Yellowjackets. The Yellowjackets scored seven runs in the first …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, June 25 – Sunday, June 29, 2014.

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  • Virginia evens CWS, beats Vanderbilt 7-2

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The offense has been there for Virginia in the College World Series finals. The pitching is back now, too. With the Cavaliers’ season on the line, Brandon Waddell pitched a 5-hit complete game in a 7-2 victory over Vanderbilt on Tuesday …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Wimbledon LONDON (AP) — Five-time champion Venus Williams overcame a slow start to beat Japan’s Kurumi Nara 7-6 (4), 6-1 today to reach the third round of a major for only the second time in her last 10 Grand Slam tournaments. The 30th-seeded American won …

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