• California schoolgirl signs with Lyon College soccer

    Victoria Rutherford, a high school soccer standout from Strathmore, Calif., has signed a NAIA letter of intent to attend Lyon College in the fall, according to Coach Ben Parman. Rutherford, a 4-year starter and 3-year captain, gained accolades for first-team all-conference in 2012 and second-team …

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  • Lyon College unveils new logo for Scots

    The Lyon College Athletics Department opened a new chapter as it unveiled a new logo for the Scots during a press conference Monday. “We’ve developed a stronger athletic brand that will allow us to better market ourselves to prospective students,” said Kevin Jenkins, Director of …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Wynne Lady Yellowjackets (0-3, 5A-East District; 1-11, overall) vs. Batesville Lady Pioneers (0-3, 2-13) at Pioneer Gym, 6 p.m. Someone’s going to get a first 5A-East District victory and out of the cellar in the opener and in the nightcap. The Lady Yellowjackets are led …

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  • Cavewomen fall to Lady Blazers

    CAVE CITY — In their first game after winning the Lyon College tournament championship Saturday night, the Cavewomen fell to the Valley View Lady Blazers 61-56 Monday in a 4A-3 District game. The Lady Blazers built a 15-6 lead at the end of the first …

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  • Southside bowling teams finish second, set record in Mountain Home tourney

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Southside High School’s bowling teams finished second at the Norfork Invitational Tournament on Driftwood Lanes on Saturday. The Southerners finished 19 pins behind the Norfork Panthers (2,429-2,410). The Lady Southerners finished 74 pins back of the Lady Panthers (1,792-1,718). “I’m really, really …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, January 21 – Friday, January 25, 2014.

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  • Resurgent Federer, Murray to meet in Australian quarterfinals tonight

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — As Roger Federer sees it, he and Andy Murray are making a comeback from a year of ups and downs. That’s putting it mildly. For 32-year-old Federer, the winner of 17 Grand Slam titles, 2013 was the year that his tenure …

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  • T-wolves, Cavewomen win Lyon crowns

    The 2013 Lyon College-Mark Martin Automotive High School Invitational Tournament finally came to a conclusion Saturday at Becknell Gymnasium as two Guard-circulation area teams took home the championships. The Cave City Cavewomen won with a 46-37 victory over the Melbourne Lady Bearkatz. The Cedar Ridge …

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  • Watson, Jenkins lead Scots to AMC sweep in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Lyon College junior guard Ashala Watson took advantage of 12 trips to the free-throw line, converting nine, to score 11 points and grab 12 rebounds for the first double-double of her Scot career and help initiate an American Midwest Conference basketball sweep …

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  • Shorthanded S-side battles by visitors

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Lady Southerners pulled away from the visiting Stuttgart Lady Ricebirds for a 34-27 win in 4A-2 District play here Friday night. Morgan Case led the winners with 12 points. The visitors led 14-8 after one quarter of play and 17-16 at …

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  • Blytheville cage sweep includes streak breaker

    BLYTHEVILLE — Blytheville kept Batesville winless in 5A-East District high school basketball here Friday night, and one of the home teams ended a long losing streak. The Chickasaws’ 57-39 victory was their first in 28 games. Their previous victory came on Jan. 11, 2013, in …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, January 20 – Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

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