• Pioneers start surge earlier, thrash Lions 51-7

    The Batesville Pioneers got rolling a little earlier, and their coach is hoping that’s a trend. The Pioneers scored two touchdowns in the last four minutes of the first half Friday night in Pioneer Stadium, turning a tie game into a 21-7 advantage. They kept …

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  • Timberwolves, Bearkatz win

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves picked up their first win of the season as they crushed the Rector Cougars 36-16 Friday in their home-opener. “The win is a real confidence builder for the team,” Cedar Ridge Coach Danny Brustrom said. “I think we played …

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  • Scot soccer teams win, tie, stay unbeaten in AMC

    Jack Hayes led a second-half comeback for the Lyon College men’s soccer team as he rebounded a missed free kick by Jonathan Ray and slammed the ball past William Woods goalkeeper Conor Cable with 2.5 seconds remaining to lift the Scots to a 2-1 victory …

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  • 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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  • Sports Calendar

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

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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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  • 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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