• Cavewomen win 3 of 5

    CAVE CITY — The hosts won three of five junior and senior high school volleyball matches here on Thursday. The Cavewomen capped the night’s action with a 3-1 win over the Highland Lady Rebels. The 25-19, 25-20, 18-25, 26-24 decision improved the Cavewomen’s overall record …

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  • Racing washed out at Locust Grove

    LOCUST GROVE — The Isle of Capri points racing series slated for the Batesville Motor Speedway Friday was canceled due to rain. With the series finale scheduled for Friday, the points leaders are: Aaron Carr, street stock division, 500 points; Tyson Franks, IMCA modifieds, 500) …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, September 2 – Sunday, September 7, 2014.

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  • Marshall, Auburn top Arkansas

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn offense didn’t slow down a bit, even with Nick Marshall a spectator for half the game. Jeremy Johnson passed for 243 yards and two touchdowns in the first half and Marshall returned from suspension with a 19-yard scoring run …

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  • Red Wolves dominate Bobcats, 37-10

    JONESBORO — The Arkansas State University football team scored 24 unanswered points in the second half as the Red Wolves went on to a 37-10 victory over Montana State Saturday in their 2014 season opener before 26,143 fans at Centennial Bank Stadium in Jonesboro. “I …

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  • Texas Tech Red Raiders slip by Bears, 42-35

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech didn’t have it easy against Central Arkansas, escaping with a small margin of victory and knowledge that there’s plenty to work on. There were two interceptions by quarterback Davis Webb and far too many penalties — both things Red …

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  • Coaches say they’re pleased with scrimmage results

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Southerners saw their first live football action against an opponent Thursday at Stewart Field as the Westside Warriors and Green County Tech Eagles traveled to Southside. “I was pleased with what I saw on both sides of the ball,” Southside Coach …

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  • Batesville breaks skid in Cabot

    CABOT — The Batesville Lady Pioneers broke through on the road by blanking the Cabot Lady Panthers. Winless in home non-conference matches with Mount St. Mary and Mountain Home earlier this week, the Lady Pioneers defeated their Class 7A hosts 25-17, 25-22, 25-23. Offensively, sophomore …

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  • Lady Southerners blank hosts in conference volleyball opener

    LITTLE ROCK — The Southside Lady Southerners defeated the Pulaski Robinson Lady Senators Thursday in their first Class 4A Central Conference volleyball game. The Lady Southerners won 25-14, 25-15, 25-10 as Kaylee Crowl led with six aces, Brooke Halford added 10 digs, and Amber Tucker …

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  • Bearkatz, Lady Rebels win golf matches

    MELBOURNE — The Melbourne Bearkatz and Highland Lady Rebels won high school golf matches at Cooper’s Hawk on Thursday. Led by Dylan Smith’s medal-winning, 9-hole score of 38, the ’Katz edged the Pocahontas Redskins 132-135. The The Cave City Cavemen and Brookland Bearcats tied for …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, August 29 – Saturday, August 30, 2014.

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  • Morgan leads revamped group of Hog receivers

    FAYETTEVILLE — Drew Morgan couldn’t resist the chance to celebrate after making a 44-yard catch during Arkansas’ first preseason scrimmage, even if that meant risking a penalty. The Razorbacks sophomore, however, had just cause for the enthusiasm. It had been a while since Morgan, or …

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