• Baseball Briefs

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals tagged Clayton Kershaw in the seventh inning for the second straight time, riding Matt Adams’ go-ahead, 3-run homer to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers and a fourth consecutive trip to the NL Championship Series. …

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  • Lady Southerners strike back for 3-1 victory in Pocahontas

    POCAHONTAS — The Southside Lady Southerners lost the first game here Monday night, but struck back for a 3-1, non-conference high school volleyball victory over the Pocahontas Lady Redskins. The game scores were 24-26, 25-23, 27-25, 25-17. Jill Dunegan led the attack with 10 kills …

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  • Arkansas Smash takes state fall baseball title

    The Arkansas Smash recently went unbeaten in Conway while winning the Arkansas Fall State Championship in baseball. Playing in the Major Division, the Smash beat Maumelle 8-0 in the championship game as Andrew Pitts pitched the shutout and Garrett Steelman hit five for five. Luke …

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  • Waldman wins weekly soccer award in AMC

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Lyon College forward Anna Waldman won her third American Midwest Conference Offensive Player of the Week honor for women’s soccer after the Scots won and lost last week, the league office announced Monday. It is the fourth such for a Lyon player …

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  • Pioneer JVs start fast, win in Mtn. Home

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Batesville Pioneers scored with their offense and defense while posting a 26-13, junior varsity high school football victory over the Mountain Home Bombers on Monday. The defensive score came first when Jacob Scaggs intercepted a pass and returned it 30 yards …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, October 7 – Wednesday, October 8, 2014.

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  • Improved Razorbacks still searching for SEC first victory under Bielema

    FAYETTEVILLE  — Bret Bielema promised to win the Southeastern Conference shortly after he was hired at Arkansas. For all of the progress Bielema has made, the second-year coach is still looking for that first SEC win. It’s a task that doesn’t get any easier this …

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  • NFL Briefs

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has begun testing for human growth hormone for the first time, three years after the league and players’ union tentatively agreed to do so. HGH testing was part of the 2011 labor agreement but was delayed because the NFL …

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  • Lackey, power surge lift Cards to 2-1 series lead

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — John Lackey was just as advertised for the St. Louis Cardinals. Their postseason power surge has been a big surprise. Kolten Wong hit a 2-run homer to snap a seventh-inning tie, Matt Carpenter went deep for the third straight game and …

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  • Pioneers escape with 21-14 win over Rams

    If not for a few quick reversals, a long-running win streak would have come to an end Friday night at Rams Stadium. Two interceptions set up scores for the Batesville Pioneers, another stopped a scoring threat by the Paragould Rams and the Pioneers escaped with …

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  • Lyon kickers win big on road; v-ballers fall at home to WBC

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — It was a big night on the road for the Lyon College women’s soccer team on Friday as Anna Waldman slammed in five goals and added one assist and senior goalkeeper Stephanie Spiteri broke the Lyon record for shutouts in a career …

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  • Mustangs stay unbeaten, tag ’Katz with 1st loss

    MELBOURNE — The Hoxie Mustangs continued their march through Guard-circulation area teams Friday in Melbourne as they defeated the Melbourne Bearkatz 47-13 in a 3A-3 District high school football game. The Mustangs defeated the Cave City Cavemen 35-0 in a non-conference game in Week 3 …

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