• 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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  • Lyon flag football camp for kids scheduled to kick off Sept. 23

    Lyon College Coach Mike DuFrane, the team’s defensive coordinator, announced that the Scots will host its first Little Scots Flag Football Camp beginning Sept. 23. The camp is open to boys and girls in kindergarten through second grade this fall. It will take place on …

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  • Lady Bobcats win in Pleasant Plains

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The Walnut Ridge Lady Bobcats swept the Midland Lady Mustangs 25-7, 25-7, 25-11 in a Class 3A-Northeast Conference volleyball match Tuesday at Midland Gymnasium. The Junior Lady Bobcats won 25-23, 25-4. No other details were available at press time.

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  • Tennis

    In high school tennis matches played Tuesday in Cave City and at Lyon College, Cave City swept Clinton and the Batesville Pioneers defeated the Riverview Raiders. Cave City-Clinton Girls Singles: Aly Landers (CC) defeated Hailey Hillyer 6-3; Hannah Eckard (CC) defeated Shelby Qualls 6-0; Eckard …

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