• Scot softballers go 2-2, need help to extend season

    Faced with the monumental task of defeating the conference leader and 21st-ranked William Woods softball team twice on their final regular-season doubleheader, the Lyon College Scots pushed the Owls to the brink twice Saturday afternoon at House Field, but fell 2-0 and 8-5. The losses …

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  • Lady T-wolves go 3-1 in district

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge Lady Timberwolves won three out of four 2A-2 District games last week, crushing Cotter and Pangburn at home and downing Sloan-Hendrix on the road. The Lady Timberwolves whipped the Cotter Lady Warriors 10-3 Thursday and followed with a decisive 10-3 …

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  • Batesville 7th-graders sweep Arnold Relays

    PARAGOULD — Led by the individual scoring of Taylor Griffin and Abby Woodruff, and the all-event scoring in the boys division, the Batesville Junior High seventh-grade track and field teams won both Arnold Relays titles at Paragould High School on Thursday. Griffin won four individual …

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  • T-wolves outscore Bulldogs

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves defeated the Tuckerman Bulldogs 14-9 in a 2A-2 District game, improving to 7-3 in the district and 10-4 overall. Cole Crabtree improved to 2-1 as he pitched five and two-thirds innings for the win, giving up six hits and …

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  • Witt takes checkered flag in late models at BMS

    LOCUST GROVE — Roger Witt took the checkered flag in the NeSmith Late Model feature in the Isle of Capri points series Friday at the Batesville Motor Speedway. Witt also won the second of two heat races. Gavin Landers won the first heat race and …

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  • Citizens Bank Bad Boys collect another baseball tourney victory

    JONESBORO — In two weekends, the Citizens Bank Bad Boys 8-year-old baseball team brought home two trophies from United States Specialty Sports Association tournaments from Joe Mack Campbell Park. Competing in the AA Division, the local team finished second in the BORO tournament on April …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding areas for Monday, April 21 – Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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  • Arkansas’ Grable wins at NCAA championships

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Arkansas’ Katherine Grable captured two titles on the final day of the NCAA women’s gymnastics championships. Florida and Oklahoma, meanwhile, deadlocked again. Grable, who was tied for second in the all-around, won the floor exercise championship in Sunday’s individual event competition …

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  • Cards defense, bullpen falter in loss

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Cardinals managed to score twice against Stephen Strasburg while starter Shelby Miller kept the Nationals offense quiet. Nine outs away from taking yet another series from Washington, St. Louis’ defense and bullpen couldn’t finish the job. Denard Span hit a sacrifice …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox held an emotional 20-minute pregame ceremony honoring victims of the Boston Marathon bombings along with law enforcement officials, medical personnel, runners and race volunteers before Sunday night’s game against the Baltimore Orioles. With canvasses of handwritten …

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  • Lady Bearkatz edge Lady Mustangs in thriller

    MELBOURNE — The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz defeated the Midland Lady Mustangs 1-0 Thursday in a non-district game as Dakota Teague drove in the winner and Haley Brokaw pitched a 6-hitter. The Lady Bearkat run came in the bottom of the sixth inning as Brokaw led …

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  • Timberwolves double up on 2A-2 District victories

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves defeated the Walnut Ridge Bobcats 7-3 and crushed the Cotter Warriors 11-2 in a nightcap, picking up two 2A-2 District wins Thursday night The decisions improved their district record to 6-3 and their overall mark to 9-4. Ethan Weaver …

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