• Tennis

    Below are results on high school tennis matches played last week in Jonesboro, Cave City and at Lyon College involving Batesville, Southside and Cave City: Girls Nettleton 3, Batesville 2 Singles: Rebecca Chen (N) defeated Haley Cole 6-3; Chen (N) defeated Summer Strecker 6-1 Doubles: …

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  • Walls honored before 17th straight victory

    The Batesville Junior Pioneers celebrated more than their 34-21 5A-East District victory over the Paragould Junior Rams Thursday at Pioneer Stadium. They celebrated the legacy of Coach Doug Walls. In his 33rd season as head coach of the Junior Pioneers, Walls was presented a plaque …

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  • Pioneers aim to extend streak in Paragould; 4-0 ’Katz, Mustangs to clash in Melbourne

    A victory tonight in Paragould would make for a 20-0 and 2-0 for the Batesville Pioneers. That’s 20 straight victories in the high school football series with the Paragould Rams and, more importantly, a 2-0 start in the 5A-East District for this season. The Rams …

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  • Cavewomen improve to 6-4 in league

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Cavewomen swept the Pocahontas Lady Redskins 25-13, 25-4, 25-21 in a 4A-Northeast Conference volleyball match Thursday. Candra Carpenter led the Cavewomen with 20 points, seven aces and eight blocks. Kessica Walling scored 14 points and blocked eight shots, and …

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  • BJHS, BHS v-ballers win big

    The Batesville Lady Pioneers and Junior Lady Pioneers won big in 5A-East Conference matches in Pioneers Gymnasium Thursday night. The Lady Pioneers routed the Blytheville Lady Chickasaws 25-9, 25-17, 25-14 as Emery Davis served up seven aces and Allison McGlothlin and Alexa Floyd provided 12 …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, October 3 – Sunday, October 5, 2014.

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  • Junior T-wolves move to 5-0 overall, 3-0 in district

    NEWARK — Kyler Northcutt ran for 230 yards and three touchdowns, and the Cedar Ridge Timberwolves shut out the visiting Manila Junior Lions in the second half for a 30-6 victory in a 3A-3 District football game Thursday night. The Junior T-wolves are 5-0 overall, …

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  • Top Ram returns to spotlight in BHS-Paragould series

    Introducing … Dylan Hoggard. For the younger Batesville Pioneer football players, and the Pioneer fans that didn’t make the trip to Paragould two years ago, the Ram wearing number 22 is the player in the spotlight of the 5A-East District contest set for Friday night …

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  • Win streaks on line for Batesville, Cedar Ridge juniors

    The Batesville Junior Pioneers will try to keep their undefeated football season and a 17-game win streak alive at Pioneer Stadium tonight when they face the 3-1 Paragould Junior Rams, who are led by former Batesville High Pioneer Matt Gay. “We know what Batesville’s going …

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  • Battle of 3A-3 unbeatens slated in Melbourne

    The Hoxie Mustangs laid waste to circulation-area high school football teams the past two weeks, and they return this week to face the Melbourne Bearkatz in a battle of unbeatens in the 3A-3 District. The Mustangs walloped the Cave City Cavemen 35-0 in Week 3 …

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  • Batesville Bassmasters top awards go to Littleton, Le

    Billy Littleton and T Le teamed for 12.11 pounds of bass to win the Batesville Bassmasters’ latest tournament, held on the Arkansas River at Morrilton, said Colin Patterson. That’s not all they won. The two also turned in the most points for the regular season …

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  • Walker, Turner win Cave City Bass Club Fall Classic event, Anglers of Year Award

    CAVE CITY — Six boats entered the Cave City Bass Club’s Fall Classic Saturday on Greers Ferry Lake, and only one 5-bass limit weighed in, said Tournament Director Steve Moody. Shawn Walker and James Turner won first place with 6.3 pounds, followed by Moody and …

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