• Adult coed v-ball league forming now

    Registration for the Independence County Adult Co-Ed Volleyball League is now open, according to Jason Taylor. Beginners are welcome to the recreational league.  Teams consist of six adults with a minimum of three females. The registration fee is $240 per team. If you would like …

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  • Area rivals kick off season in ‘Showdown’

    The “Highway 167 Showdown” trophy is showcased in the main office of the new Southside Senior High School building and, according to Coach Jon Bradley, it’s time for it to come back to Cave City. The annual battle between the Southerners and Cavemen has been …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, September 4 – Saturday, September 6, 2014.

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  • Sports Briefs

    College athletics LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The University of Arkansas at Little Rock athletic director Chris Peterson has resigned after making inappropriate comments about a player’s mother during a live webcast of a women’s soccer game. Chancellor Joel Anderson said in a statement Wednesday night …

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  • BJHS opens against speedy Whirlwinds

    The Annie Camp Whirlwinds will face an uphill battle against the Batesville Junior Pioneers, but the Whirlwinds will be competitive, according to Coach Luke Brewer. The Whirlwinds and their fifth-year coach will travel to Pioneer Stadium on Thursday to open the season, and Brewer said …

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  • Lady Pioneer volleyballers win league opener at Tech

    PARAGOULD — The Batesville Lady Pioneers evened their overall record and, more importantly, got a good start in 5A-East Conference play Tuesday night with a 3-0 road win over the Greene County Tech Lady Eagles. The game scores were 25-18, 25-18, 25-22. For the 2-2 …

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  • Junior gridders approach openers at different angles

    The junior high football teams at Stewart Field in Southside Thursday night are approaching the game from slightly different perspectives. The Cave City Cavemen were shut out in their preseason scrimmage last week, losing 14-0 to the Bald Knob Junior Bulldogs in Bald Knob. “I …

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  • Lady Southerner volleyball team dominates defending champions

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Southside Lady Southerners swept the Central Arkansas Christian Lady Mustangs 3-0 in a Class 4A-Central Conference volleyball match Tuesday night. Last season’s regular-season and tournament champions were overwhelmed by the Lady Southerners as Kaylee Crowl led with eight aces in …

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  • Cave City, Southside split in tennis season openers

    Cave City and Southside split season-opening tennis matches on the Lyon College courts Tuesday. Cavewomen dominated singles play, winning four of five 1-set matches, while collecting a 5-3 victory. Southerners did the same while edging the Cavemen 3-2. Southside swept the singles. Cave City did …

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  • T-wolf golfers win in Newport

    NEWPORT — Ethan Weaver and Tanner Vinson tied for medalist honors and led the Cedar Ridge Timberwolves to another golf victory Tuesday at the Newport Country Club. Weaver and Vinson shot 39s in the 9-hole, 3-team match. Taylor Ford added a 40, completing the T-wolves’ …

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  • Lyon soccer players collect AMC awards

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Lyon College transfer Anna Waldman made a big impact on the Scots’ soccer team in her first two weeks of the season, recording a hat trick and finishing two games with five goals and 11 points. The American Midwest Conference honored her …

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  • Coots hits $20,000 golf shot

    With Ronnie Coots’ first hole-in-one came the promise of much more. The retired Batesville High School administrator aced the par-3, 110-yard 12th hole at Greystone Country Club in Cabot last week. That hole is part of the Just One Golf gaming system that has been …

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