• Tech takes two from BHS

    Greene County Tech’s Lady Eagles slowly pulled away in the second half, and then the Eagles dominated early on while sweeping the Batesville Lady Pioneers and Pioneers in 5A-East District basketball games in Pioneer Gym Friday night. Leading 21-11, the Lady Eagles led 30-15 after …

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  • BJHS girls advance

    PARAGOULD — The season will continue tonight for one Batesville Junior High basketball team. It ended for the other BJHS squad this past weekend. The Junior Lady Pioneers routed the Blytheville Junior Lady Chickasaws 53-16 in the 5A-East District Tournament Saturday afternoon at Paragould High …

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  • Eagles, Hornets push Pirates to limit in tourney

    GREERS FERRY — The 33-2 Concord Pirates were challenged in the semifinals of the 1A 2-South District game Friday as the West Side Greers Ferry Eagles pushed them to two overtimes before the Pirates could claim a 71-68 victory, and then the Pirates won 58-54 …

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  • Davidson, Layrock lead Scots on ‘Senior Day’

    The Lyon College women picked up their 20th win of the season and the men their 14th as the Scots swept the Benedictine-Springfield University Bulldogs Saturday in an Amercan Midwest Conference game at Becknell Gym. The Scot women dominated from tip off until the final …

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  • Scots win baseball series

    Senior shortstop Mark Armenteros finished off his big weekend with two more hits, a run batted in, four assists and three put outs as the Lyon College Scots defeated the Culver-Stockton Wildcats 5-2 on Scots Field Sunday, taking the weekend series 3-1. The Scots split …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Park Pirates (12-7, American Midwest Conference; 14-11 overall) vs. Lyon College Scots (16-3, 20-7) at Becknell Gym, 5:30 p.m. The Scot women, who locked up nothing lower than third-place in the final standings with a victory Saturday, defeated the Lady Pirates 76-64 when they met …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, February 24 – Thursday, February 27, 2014.

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  • Rain adds to Junior’s long wait at Daytona 500

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruised down pit road, stopping just long enough for Rick Hendrick to climb halfway inside his window for the short lift to Victory Lane. Once there, Junior slipped from the beloved No. 88 Chevrolet, bounded past TV …

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  • Canadian men dominate hockey final; Russia tops medal table in gold, overall

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The Olympic flame was snuffed out. No chance of that for the Canadian hockey team, champions again. The Sochi Games completed a 17-day run Sunday with Canada’s 3-0 victory over Sweden in the men’s hockey final, the last of 98 gold …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro basketball LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jason Collins became the first openly gay athlete in the United States four major pro leagues on Sunday, playing 10 scoreless minutes with two rebounds and five fouls in the Nets’ 108-102 victory of the Lakers. Collins signed a …

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  • Scot women dominate, men survive Spartans

    The Lyon College Scot women turned back a surge late in the first half, and then the Scot men survived some splendid shot-making by the visitors and some shaky play of their own Thursday night at Becknell Gym. With that, the Scot women defeated Missouri …

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  • ’Katz, Lady ’Katz advance to district tourney finals

    BERGMAN — The Melbourne Bearkatz and Lady Bearkatz advanced to championship games of the 3A 1-East District Tournament at Bergman with big wins over higher seeds on Thursday. The third-seeded Lady Bearkatz slipped by the second-seeded Bergman Lady Panthers 55-52 as Shelbie Byram led with …

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