• Maumelle blanks Southside in soccer

    MAUMELLE — The Maumelle Hornets and Lady Hornets soccer teams shutout Southside in 4A-3 Conference play here Friday. The Lady Hornets won 5-0, despite Southside goalie Claire Coley’s 34 saves. “Maumelle has two very talented teams and the boys lead the conference,” Southside Coach Jason …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, April 28, 2014.

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  • Marshall, Sandy shine in Red-White football game

    FAYETTEVILLE — Korliss Marshall lived up to his “freak-show” billing, providing Arkansas’ offense with a much-needed boost of excitement. The sophomore, who moved from part timer to full-time running back during the offseason, had 99 yards rushing and a pair of touchdowns on six carries …

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  • Petty takes checkered flag in NeSmith feature at BMS

    LOCUST GROVE — Chandler Petty took the checkered flag in the NeSmith Crate Late Model feature race Friday at the Batesville Motor Speedway as Gavin Landers finished second and Casey Findley third in the Isle of Capri weekly points series. In other divisions, Tyson Franks …

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  • BJHS track, field teams defend 5A-East District titles

    PARAGOULD — Two long delays and very young teams didn’t keep the Batesville Junior High track and field teams from defending their 5A-East District titles here Thursday. The Junior Lady Pioneers won their third district title in a row as seventh-grader Taylor Griffin totaled 33.3 …

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  • Lady Pioneers give up late surge, take another loss

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Mountain Home Lady Bombers put together the final surge in a back-and-forth, non-conference high school softball game Thursday, handing the Batesville Lady Pioneers their third loss this week. The Lady Pioneers won 11 in a row before losing in Vilonia on …

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  • Brokaw throws no-hitter, Lady ‘Katz clinch crown

    MELBOURNE — The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz clinched the 3A 1-East District regular-season title with a 5-1 win over the Yellville-Summit Lady Panthers Thursday. Haley Brokaw pitched a no-hitter, striking out 14 and allowing five walks as the Lady ’Katz remained undefeated at 6-0 in the …

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  • Arkansas Smash baseball team blanks three foes, wins tourney

    The Arkansas Smash recently won the One Day Easter Classic, a baseball tournament for players 13-and-under in Harrison. The team, which is made up mostly of players from the Guard circulation area, allowed no runs in three games. The players are Andrew Pitts, Alex Branscum, …

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  • Lady Pioneers leading when meet in Pocahontas stopped by weather

    POCAHONTAS — The Batesville Lady Pioneers led and the Pioneers were running third when the Pocahontas Redskin Relays was called due to thunderstorms here Thursday. Lady Pioneers won four of the 12 completed events. Christina Hamilton won the 100-meter dash in 13.4 seconds, Madison Stave …

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  • Weekly points racing, $20 per car load set at Locust Grove tonight

    LOCUST GROVE — The Isle of Capri weekly points racing will resume tonight at the Batesville Motor Speedway with “$20 per car load night.” Featured racing series includes the NeSmith Late Models, IMCA Modifieds, BMS steet stocks, Bad Boy Super Stars and Colt Hobby Stocks. …

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  • Rain hits ‘Sports calendar’ again

    Rain cut into another day of area high school baseball and softball as only one Guard-circulation area team was able to complete a game, and a Southside soccer game was washed out. Games rescheduled for today include Brookland-at-Midland (Pleasant Plains), Highland-at-Melbourne and Newport-at-Southside baseball games, …

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  • Southside Junior High teams finish 5th in district track meet

    HEBER SPRINGS — Two Southside Junior Southerners won championships at the 4A-2 District Track and Field Meet here Wednesday, and both Southside teams finished fifth. The district titles went to Chris Lowery in the pole vault, and Matt Reves in the discus. The Junior Southerners …

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