• Score corrected

    Southside High School’s Maigan Johnson qualified for the Class 4A State Golf Tournament with a score of 106 Tuesday in the 4A-2 District Tournament at the Newport Country Club. The incorrect score was printed in Wednesday’s edition of the Guard.

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, September 25 – Saturday, September 27, 2014.

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  • Unbeaten juniors to collide in Jonesboro

    The undefeated Batesville Junior Pioneers roll into Jonesboro to meet the undefeated Nettleton Junior Raiders Thursday in their first 5A-East District football game and Nettleton Coach Chris Moss said the path to the next level is through the Junior Pioneers. “A win over the defending …

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  • Pioneer JV, 8th-graders win

    Batesville won senior high junior varsity and eighth-grade football games at Pioneer Stadium Monday night. The Pioneer jayvees blanked their counterparts from Jonesboro and Nettleton High 32-0 with scores in each quarter. In the first half, Preston Thompson caught a 35-yard touchdown pass from Zach …

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  • Local fighter set for TV bout Friday night

    Dave Burrow, a mixed martial arts fighter from Guion, will be part of a Friday night at the fights television card this weekend. Fighting in the lightweight division (155-pound class), Burrow will square off against Ed Cline Jr. in the fourth bout on a 6-bout …

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  • 3-0 teams to meet in district opener at Southside

    The football happening set for Thursday night at Stewart Field looks doubly interesting. One, it’s a 4A-2 District opener. Two, it pits unbeaten teams. The visiting Stuttgart Junior Ricebirds comes to Independence County with a 3-0 mark, having downed Beebe 20-0, Pulaski Robinson 18-15 and …

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  • Newport sweeps Cave City in league volleyball

    CAVE CITY — The Newport Lady Greyhounds defeated the Cave City Cavewomen 23-25, 21-25, 25-15, 25-21, 15-5 Wednesday in a 4A-Northeast Conference volleyball match. Cave City fell to 4-3 in the conference and 5-5 overall. Candra Carpenter led the Cavewomen with 25 points, five blocks …

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  • Scot volleyballers win in Paragould

    PARAGOULD — Lyon College junior setter Emily Sprick turned in her fourth double-double of the season Tuesday night, leading the volleyball team to its first 3-0 sweep of the year with a 25-23, 25-20, 20-10 victory over Crowley’s Ridge College. The win improved the Scots’ …

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  • Defending 5A state champs down Lady Pioneers 3-1

    The defending Class 5A state champions held off the Batesville Lady Pioneers for a 5A-East Conference volleyball victory in Pioneer Gymnasium Tuesday night. The Paragould Lady Rams won 3-1 (25-20, 25-22, 20-25, 25-17). Hannah Qualls led Batesville’s attack with 18 kills. Kendra Kelley provided 29 …

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  • Wynne, Valley View golfers collect titles

    JONESBORO — Wynne’s girls and Valley View’s boys won the 5A-East District Tournament championships in golf at Sage Meadows Golf Club on Tuesday. The Lady Yellowjackets edged the Nettleton Lady Raiders by one stroke (293-294). Paragould and Batesville followed with scores of 350 and 411. …

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  • 5 circulation-area golfers qualify for state tournaments

    NEWPORT — Southside’s Maigan Johnson, Izard County’s Amanda Hutchins and Cody Workman, and Hillcrest’s Emilia Holder and Dylan Nunnally advanced to their respective state golf tournaments based on their district high school tournament scores Tuesday. Listed below are results from each tournament: 4A-2 District NEWPORT …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, September 24, 2014.

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