• Bearkatz hope to rebound against Bobcats

    After being handed their first loss of the season by the Hoxie Mustangs, the Melbourne Bearkatz looked to their senior leaders while preparing for their trip to Corning for a key 3A-3 District high school football contest on Friday night. “We have a good group …

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  • Junior Pioneer harriers lead way in Salem meet

    SALEM — Batesville Junior Pioneers led the way at the Salem Greyhound Cross Country Meet here Tuesday. Led by a 1-2 finish by Jake Ward and Brock Sturdivant, the Junior Pioneers won the team title with 38 points. Ward won the 2-mile race in a …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, October 9 – Sunday, October 12, 2014.

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  • Junior Pioneers to visit troublesome Colts

    After a memorable first half to a season that included Coach Doug Walls’ 200th victory and a winning streak that has stretched to 17-games, the Batesville Junior Pioneers travel to Forrest City to face a Colt team that has always given them trouble, according to …

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  • Junior Mohawks taking aim at unbeaten Junior T-wolves

    The Cedar Ridge Junior Timberwolves will try to keep a hold on the 3A-3 District lead Thursday night when they travel to Clay County and take on the Piggott Junior Mohawks. The Junior T-wolves are unbeaten at 5-0 overall and 3-0 in the district. The …

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  • Concord collects second state championship in golf

    DRASCO — Playing a much smaller ball, Concord Pirate T.J. Richardson did big things — again. The 6-foot-4 junior shot an 85 on the Tannenbaum Golf Club course to lead the Pirates to their second Class 1A State Tournament championship. The Pirates won the title …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, October 8 – Sunday, October 12, 2014.

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  • Cavemen win 4A-2 crown in tennis; Lady Southerners win doubles title

    The Cave City Cavemen won the 4A-2 District Tournament team tennis title Monday on the Lyon College courts and eight circulation-area players qualified for the Class 4A State Tournament. The Cavemen totaled seven points, one better than the Stuttgart Ricebirds in the team totals. Lane …

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  • Lyon clobbers CRC in v-ball, takes two from WBC in soccer

    Makenzie Sharp registered 11 kills and hit .348 Tuesday night as she led the Lyon volleyball team to its fifth victory in its last seven matches. The Scots swept the Crowley’s Ridge College Lady Pioneers 3-0 (25-16, 25-14, 25-21) in Becknell Gymnasium. The Scots improved …

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  • Blazers torch 5A-East District tennis opposition

    JONESBORO — State champions and near state champs ruled the tennis at Allen Park. The Valley View Lady Blazers and Blazers, Class 4A state champs and runners-up, respectively, dominated in their first 5A-East District Tournament. Valley View moved up from Class 4A this fall. The …

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  • Lady T-wolves sweep Lady Warriors in 3A-Northeast

    JONESBORO — The Cedar Ridge Lady Timberwolves volleyball team improved to 4-5 Tuesday in the 3A-Northeast Conference by sweeping the Ridgefield Christian Lady Warriors 25-21, 25-13, 25-9. Mia McKinney hit 20 serves into play and recorded five aces, five blocks and five kills to lead …

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  • Valley View volleyballers blank Batesville High again

    JONESBORO — The Batesville Lady Pioneers are still looking for a win against the Valley View Lady Blazers. In their return match in 5A-East Conference play, the Lady Blazers won 3-0, just as they did in Pioneer Gymnasium in September. This time, the scores were …

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