• NASCAR reviews video on post-race fracas

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR Chairman Brian France has always been very clear about the action he wants to see in races. He loved the 2011 season finale when Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards waged a white-knuckle battle for both the race win and the …

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  • California sun, Molina report encourages Cards

    SAN FRANCISCO — The St. Louis Cardinals arrived in the Bay Area ballpark they know so well in October and began preparing for the possibility of facing the Giants without star catcher Yadier Molina. “Another beautiful day in NorCal!” reliever Randy Choate shouted as he …

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  • ALCS game 3 postponed, rescheduled today

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The last two times the Kansas City Royals played a postseason game at home, rain fell after the final out. This time, it started well before the first pitch. Game 3 of the AL Championship Series between the Royals and …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks hired Oakland Athletics bench Coach Chip Hale as their next manager on Monday. The 49-year-old Hale will replace Kirk Gibson, who was fired with three games left in a disappointing 2014 season in which Arizona finished with …

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  • Cavemen hold off Warriors for 4A-3 win

    CAVE CITY — On a rain-soaked field, Cave City Cavemen pulled out a 14-8 victory over the Westside Consolidated Warriors in a 4A-3 District high school football contest. It took the Cavemen four quarters to score the go-ahead touchdown. With about 5-minutes to go, Colbie …

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  • Pioneers show resolve, break Mustangs

    Watchers of Westerns would have liked this high school football game. The Batesville Pioneers went the distance during a rough ride Friday night in Pioneer Stadium, holding on for a 23-6, 5A-East District victory. A postgame text from a friend might have provided the most …

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  • Scots win, lose soccer matches at Benedictine-Springfield

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — In an effort to climb up the American Midwest Conference standings, the Lyon College men’s soccer team recorded its second consecutive league road win Saturday with a 4-2 decision over Benedictine-Springfield.. The Scots (6-5-1) inched up to fifth place with the victory, …

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  • Cave City defeats Southside in 7th-grade v-ball tourney

    SOUTHSIDE — Cave City won the Southside seventh-grade volleyball tournament Saturday at the Southside Gymnasium as they defeated Southside 25-23, 18-25, 15-9 in the finals. Cave City split with Southside (25-16, 22-25) and Midland (25-19, 15-25) in pool play and defeated Newport 25-22, 25-19. In …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, October 13 – Tuesday, October 14, 2014.

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  • Jr. Pioneers slam Jr. Colts for 18th straight win

    FORREST CITY — The Batesville Junior Pioneers dominated the Forrest City Colts Thursday for their 18th straight victory, and Coach Doug Walls said there’s a lot of work to do if they want to equal a school-record 19 straight. Next week, the unbeaten Junior Pioneers …

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  • Pioneers look for more focus, faster start in key 5A-East collision with Mustangs

    The Batesville Pioneers will be a little healthier tonight when they host the Forrest City Mustangs in a key 5A-East District high school football contest, and they surely need to be enthused about the opportunity in front of them, their coach said. Asked if he …

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  • Jr. Southerners leg out big win over Jr. ’Rabbits

    SOUTHSIDE — After a scoreless first half, the Southside Junior Southerners found their legs and ran past the Lonoke Junior Jackrabbits for a 12-6 victory to keep themselves alive in the 4A-2 District football race. On the opening possession of the second half, Junior Southerner …

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