• Razorbacks get rolled by Tide

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Anthony Grant has said all along that Alabama has moved on from the suspensions of its two leading scorers. Rodney Cooper scored 17 points and Andrew Steele added 15 Thursday night to lead Alabama to a 79-68 win at Arkansas. The win …

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  • Lady Hogs slip by Vols in OT

    KNOXVILLE (AP) — Arkansas had learned a few things about not giving up thanks to its first game against Tennessee this season. Those lessons paid off as the Lady Razorbacks pulled out a 72-71 win against the 10th-ranked Lady Vols in overtime, handing them a …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Blytheville Lady Chickasaws (3-10, 5A-East District; 5-17, overall) vs. Batesville Lady Pioneers (2-11, 4-20), Pioneer Gym, 5:30 p.m. The Lady Chicks won 55-45 in their Mississippi County meeting with the Lady Pioneers back on Jan. 13. as Alisha Stone and Iasha Humphrey scored 23 and …

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  • Sports Calendar

    TODAY Senior high basketball: 4A North Region Tournament in Cave City — Southside girls vs. Highland, 4 p.m., Heber Springs boys vs. Brookland, 5:30, Valley View girls vs. Clinton, 7, Cave City boys vs. Osceola, 8:30; 1A Region 2 Tournament at Izard County (Brockwell) — …

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  • S-side, Midland, Concord teams qualify for state

    CAVE CITY — The Southside Lady Southerners defeated the Highland Lady Rebels 52-25 Wednesday in the Class 4A North Region Tournament. With the victory, the Lady Southerners advance to the state tournament at the Pine Bluff Convention Center. The Lady Southerners led 15-11, 32-15 and …

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  • Stars & Stripes gymnasts win team title, 14 individual crowns

    Stars & Stripes Gymnastic Center recently won a team championship and 14 individual all-around championships at competitions in Paragould and Sheridan. The local center won the Level 8 2012 Champions’ Invitational team title in Paragould as Rachel Milnes and Sydney Peterson took home gold medals …

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  • Veterans, athletic newcomers lift S-side soccer prospects

    SOUTHSIDE — It’s a new year with excellent prospects for the Southside Southerner and Lady Southerner soccer teams, according to Coach Jason Weaver, who expressed his excitement about a group of seasoned seniors and some athletic new players. “Last year we were young and did …

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  • Football Briefs

    How many teams will be allowed to play for the national championship is just one of many issues being considered by those who run the BCS. When the games will be played is a hot topic, too. The 11 conference commissioners and Notre Dame’s athletic …

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  • Soccer, softball players sign with Lyon College

    Lyon College recently signed a soccer player from Mountain Home and a softball player from Illinois to national letters of intent. Shelby Frazier, a 2-time all-state midfielder and senior for the Mountain Home Lady Bombers, signed Feb. 8 during a ceremony at the high school …

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  • Scots start fast, sweep Eagles in doubleheader

    The Lyon College Scots showed some muscle Tuesday, sweeping the Williams Baptist College Eagles in a baseball non-conference doubleheader 9-3 and 13-2. “Our goal as a team is to get off to a fast start so they have to go to their bullpen early,” Coach …

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  • Mustangs trample Pioneers

    FORREST CITY — Forrest City swept Batesville in 5A-East District high school basketball games here Tuesday and, except for the first quarters, it wasn’t pretty. The Lady Mustangs outscored the Lady Pioneers 25-16 in the second quarter and continued on for an 83-61 victory. The …

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  • Sports Calendar

    TODAY Senior high basketball: 4A North Region Tournament in Cave City — Southside girls vs. Highland, 4 p.m., Heber Springs boys vs. Brookland, 5:30, Valley View girls vs. Clinton, 7, Cave City boys vs. Osceola, 8:30; 1A Region 2 Tournament at Izard County (Brockwell) — …

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