• BJHS wins 14th straight; Walls collects 200th win

    SEARCY — A personal milestone was reached Thursday night when the Batesville Junior Pioneers dominated the Searcy Cubs 41-22 in a non-district football game. The victory gave Batesville Head Coach Doug Walls his 200th victory. The Junior Pioneers are 2-0 on the season and they …

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  • Pioneers, Cavemen shooting at 2-0

    Searcy-at-Batesville and Melbourne-at-Cave City are set to provide nearby looks at season-opening high school football winners tonight. The Searcy Lions surprised some last Friday night with their 53-0 manhandling of the Greene County Tech Eagles in Searcy. Meanwhile, the Pioneers were steadily pulling away to …

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  • Southside, Cedar Ridge, Melbourne juniors win

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Junior Southerners hung another zero on an opponent at Stewart Field Thursday night. Southside defeated the visiting Bald Knob Junior Bulldogs from 16-0 — the same score of their season-opening win last week against the Cave City Junior Cavemen. “I told …

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  • Cavewomen fall 3-1 to Lady Warriors

    CAVE CITY — The Westside Consolidated Lady Warriors defeated the Cave City Cavewomen 25-13, 25-20, 24-26, 25-13 Thursday in a 4A-Northeast Conference volleyball match. The Cavewomen fell to 3-1 in conference and 4-1 overall. Candra Carpenter led the Cavewomen with 25 points, 12 blocks and …

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  • Lyon College football coach reveals plans for scrimmage

    Exactly one month after his players reported for fall training camp, Lyon College Coach Kirk Kelley will see what kind of product he and his staff are molding on Saturday when the Scots hold their first of two intrasquad football scrimmages of 2014 with the …

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  • Bearkatz stop T-wolves in golf

    MELBOURNE — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves winning streak came to an end Thursday at Cooper’s Hawk Golf Club as Melbourne’s Dylan Smith shot a 3-under-par 33 to win medalist and lead Melbourne with a team score of 119. Alec Price and Jared Chaney each shot …

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  • Lady Blazers stop Lady Pioneers; Junior Lady Pioneers keep rolling

    The Valley View Lady Blazers handed the Batesville Lady Pioneers their first 5A-East Conference loss and stopped their win string at four games in Pioneer Gym Thursday night. The Lady Blazers won 3-0 (25-23, 27-25, 26-16). The Lady Pioneers fell to 4-3 overall 3-1 in …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, September 12 – Saturday, September 13, 2014.

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  • Running looms large in long-running BHS-Searcy series

    In the Batesville Pioneers’ longest running active sports series, they want to allow less running and produce more running. That’s the main story line for the Batesville-Searcy high school football game set for Friday night in Pioneer Stadium. That became very evident last Friday night …

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  • Batesville, Melbourne harriers lead in opener

    HEBER SPRINGS — Batesville and Melbourne’s junior boys finished second in their divisions of the Josh Park Memorial on Tuesday, leading the way for teams from the circulation area in this season-opening cross country meet, and Junior Pioneer Jake Ward won an individual championship. Ward …

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  • Junior Pioneers take to road in search of 14th straight win

    The Junior Pioneers will battle for their 14th straight win tonight as they travel to Searcy and face the Cubs, a team they have beaten three out the last four meetings. Batesville opened the season with a 20-7 victory over the Annie Camp Whirlwinds and …

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  • Cavemen, ’Katz battle to remain undefeated

    After the first week of area high school football, three Guard-circulation area teams have an unblemished record and two of those teams will meet Friday in Cave City. The Melbourne Bearkatz will battle the Cave City Cavemen in a matchup pitting a team that set …

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