• Junior Bearkatz win in Mountain Home

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Melbourne Junior Bearkatz remained unbeaten with a 30-8 football victory over the Mountain Home Junior Bomber eighth-graders here Monday.
    The Junior ’Katz ran their record to 5-0 as halfback Kyle LeBouef scored three touchdowns and quarterback Conor Fogle added a 49-yard TD run. LeBouef’s TD runs were of four, 13 and 28 yards.
    LeBouef totaled 130 yards on 17 carries.

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  • Winner corrected

    The Cedar Ridge junior high volleyball ‘B’ team defeated the Walnut Ridge Junior Lady Bobcats 25-16. The error appeared in Friday’s edition of the Guard.

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  • Newport volleyballers top T-wolves

    NEWARK — The Newport Lady Greyhounds volleyball team beat the Lady Timberwolves 3-0 here Monday.
    Newport won 25-23, 25-13, 26-24.
    Brittany Wammack (16 for 16 on serves, four aces, four assists, three blocks). Courtney Cummings (seven for nine, six digs, two aces, 2 kills), Allie Terrell (seven for nine six digs, three aces, two assists) and Blair Willis (eight for nine, four assists, three kills, two digs) led the Lady T-wolves on the stat sheet.

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  • Hillcrest provides free Golden Pass to senior citizens

    STRAWBERRY — The Hillcrest Athletic Department is providing a Golden Pass to Hillcrest sports fans 65 years of age and older, according to a news release from the school.
    The pass is good for all Hillcrest’s home sporting events, elementary through high school, except for Arkansas Activities Association-sponsored events. Examples of AAA-sponsored events are jamborees, region tournaments and state tournaments.
    The passes can be picked up at the high school office.

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  • Lady Pioneers go 0-2 in event at Arkansas State

    JONESBORO — The Batesville Lady Pioneers went 0-2 in a tournament bracket of the Arkansas State University Playday event Saturday.
    The Mountain Home Lady Bombers defeated the Lady Pioneers 25-20, 18-25, 15-9 and the Paragould Lady Rams blanked the Lady Pioneers 25-20, 25-18.
    Against Mountain Home, Jayme Shell led in kills with 13, Kassie Foreman added 12 and Lainey Rumans recorded 25 assists. Defensively, Morgan Huff and Anna Richards chalked up 11 and nine digs, respectively.

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  • Scots blank Philander Smith in volleyball

    The Lyon College Scot volleyball team beat the Philander Smith College Lady Panthers in three sets Monday night in a match at Becknell Gymnasium.
    Lyon won 25-20, 25-16, 25-17 and improved to 5-10 for the season.
    Scot Head Coach Ray Green said he was pleased to get the win in front of a home crowd.
    “It’s always great to get a win at home,” Green said. “There were several fans there last night, and we like to put on a show for them.”
    Devan Walker and Kaylee Belcher each recorded 10 digs for the Scots.

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  • ASU sets kicking records while booting UCA Bears

    JONESBORO (AP) — Brian Davis set two Sun Belt Conference kicking records Saturday with six field goals and 23 points, leading Arkansas State past Central Arkansas 53-24.
    The Red Wolves (2-2) dominated Central Arkansas, an FCS program, in the teams’ first meeting since 1997. They rolled up 646 yards of total offense and scored on nine of their 11 possessions, with Davis hitting field goals of 24, 32, 33, 34, 21 and 33 yards.
    Ryan Aplin threw for 220 yards, including an 11-yard touchdown to Taylor Stockemer, and added 84 yards on the ground.

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  • Scot soccer women win pair of weekend games

    The Lyon College women’s soccer team defeated John Brown 3-1 Saturday afternoon at Lyon’s Marshall Huser Field and shut out Hendrix Collge 3-0 Sunday to improve their record to 4-6.
    Scot Cethlinn Cunningham scored Lyon’s first goal against John Brown in the 28th minute.
    Lyon’s Jordan Aliviado also added a pair of scores for the Scots.
    On Sunday, Aliviado scored a goal on an assist by Anja Klotzle early in the first period against Hendrix. Klotzle added two additional scores.
    The Lyon women’s soccer team is scheduled to travel to LSU-Shreveport on Tuesday.

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  • Southside junior girls place second in x-country meet at Greers Ferry

    GREERS FERRY — McKenzie King and Cherysh Rone placed in the top 10 here Thursday at the West Side Greers Ferry Eagle Invitational Meet, leading the Southside Junior Lady Southerner cross country team to a second-place finish.
    King’s third-place time was 10 minutes, 30 seconds, 20 seconds behind the winning time of Kaylin Turley of Harding Academy. Rone finished sixth in 10:43.
    Heber Springs swept the team titles in both junior and senior divisions.

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  • Ricebirds shut out Southerners for first conference win

    SOUTHSIDE — The Stuttgart Ricebirds scored 18 points and their defense held the Southside Southerners scoreless Friday night to earn their first district win of the season.
    The 18-0 loss drops the Southerners to 2-2 overall and 0-1 in 4A-2 District play.
    “We couldn’t move the ball on them,” said Southside Head Coach Kenny Simpson. “I thought that their defense played well, and we didn’t execute as well as we would like to have. We struggled offensively, and that’s the main thing that hurt us.”

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  • Pioneers heed call for urgency, thrash Raiders in quick fashion

    JONESBORO — Scoring on their first five possessions, denying their hosts on their first six possessions and committing no penalties and no turnovers during the same stretch of time, the Batesville Pioneers answered their coach’s call for urgency Friday night.
    Playing a near-flawless first half, the Pioneers jumped to a 35-0 lead, turning on the sportsmanship clock with the start of the second half and got out of Craighead County early with a 42-7, 5A-East District-opening football victory over the Nettleton Raiders.

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  • Soccer Scots shutout Bisons

    SEARCY — The Lyon College men’s soccer squad beat the Harding University Bisons 2-0 Thursday night.
    The win improves the Scots’ record to 4-4 overall.
    Lyon’s Raoul Noumbissi scored the first goal in the 40th minute off a corner kick by Bill Jeffries. The Scots tacked on another score when Andy Walker found the net in the 60th minute of play. The goals were the first of the season by Noumbissi and Walker.
    Scot goalie Thomas Guarino posted four saves.
    Lyon is scheduled to host The University of Dallas Crusaders on Saturday at 3 p.m.

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