• Hurricane reveals real dangers in loss at Conway

    Look at the loss and learn. In more ways than one, that’s a good vantage point to look at the Jonesboro Golden Hurricane, the Batesville Pioneers’ next and last non-conference high school football opponent. The Pioneers are scheduled to take on the Hurricane in Jonesboro …

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  • Batesville Junior Pioneers target 15th straight victory

    After winning their 14th straight and Coach Doug Wall’s 200th last week, the Batesville Junior Pioneers will attempt to remain undefeated at 3-0 tonight against the 1-1 MacArthur Cyclones at Pioneer Stadium. “This will be our toughest test so far this season,” Walls said. The …

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  • Lady Bearkatz win cross country title

    GREERS FERRY — Melbourne won a team title, finished second in two other divisions, as did a Batesville team at the West Side Greers Ferry Invitational Cross Country Meet here Tuesday. Among individuals, Batesville Junior Pioneer Jake Ward recorded his second first-place finish in as …

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  • Hosts sweep Cavewomen in v-ball

    BROOKLAND — The Brookland Lady Bearcats swept the Cave City Cavewomen 25-22, 25-14, 25-15 Tuesday in a non-conference match. Candra Carpenter led the Cavewomen with 15 points and five blocks, Jessica Walling added nine points and four blocks, and Kiley Foley provided six points and …

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  • Tennis

    The Batesville Pioneers shut out the Mountain View Yellowjackets 8-0 and the Lady Pioneers won 6-1 Tuesday in high school tennis matches at Lyon College. Girls Singles: Haley Cole (B) defeated Ashlyn Stewart 6-0; Kearsten Douglas (B) defeated Macey Decker 6-1; Decker (MV) defeated Rachel …

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  • BJHS to face toughest test against Cyclones

    After pushing their win streak to 14 games with a 41-22 decision last week against the Searcy Cubs, the Batesville Junior Pioneers will face their toughest test yet when they meet the MacArthur Cyclones Thursday at Pioneer Stadium, according to Coach Doug Walls. “MacArthur has …

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  • T-wolf v-ballers win big one; Lonoke halts S-side win streak

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge Lady Timberwolves won an important 3A-Northeast Conference volleyball match Tuesday when they clipped the Crowley’s Ridge Academy Lady Falcons 3-2. With a 11-25, 29-27, 25-22, 12-25, 15-13 decision, the Lady T-wolves improved to 2-1 in the conference and 3-4 overall. …

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  • BHS v-ballers blast Wynne in 5A-East action

    The Batesville Lady Pioneers got back on the winning track in 5A-East Conference volleyball Tuesday night in Pioneer Gym with a convincing 3-0 decision over the Wynne Lady Yellowjackets. The 25-8, 25-4, 25-9 win brought their conference mark to 4-1 and their overall record to …

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  • Melbourne’s Smith wins another medal

    HORSESHOE BEND — Melbourne’s Dylan Smith won medalist honors with a score of 36 and led the Bearkatz to victory in a high school golf match Tuesday at the Turkey Mountain Golf Course. Melbourne shot a 121. The Salem Greyhounds finished second with a 150, …

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  • District opener pits juniors from Newark, Melbourne

    It will be the start of 3A-3 District play for the visiting Cedar Ridge Junior Timberwolves and the Melbourne Junior Bearkatz in Melbourne Thursday night, and both coaches sounded confident their teams are ready for the new challenge. “I think the kids are prepared and …

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  • Lyon College volleyball team wins in Conway

    CONWAY — Lyon College middle hitter Katarina Frickleton produced a career-high 11 blocks Tuesday night, while adding eight kills and a servicing ace on the offensive end as the Scots snapped their 2-match losing skid with a 3-1 (25-16, 25-16, 23-25, 32-30) victory over Central …

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  • Lyon junior soccer player wins second league award

    Lyon College’s Anna Waldman earned her second American Midwest Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honor Monday, the league office announced. The junior scored the game-tying goal in Saturday’s 1-1 double-overtime tie with William Woods on Lyon’s Huser Field. Her goal came with …

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