• Title matchups set for Martin tourney

    CONCORD — The Midland Junior Lady Mustangs and Concord Junior Pirates are among the finalists in the Julian Martin Invitational Tournament.
    That was determined Monday night when Midland’s girls eliminated the Shirley Junior Lady Blue Devils 26-19 and the Junior Pirates knocked off the Pangburn Junior Tigers 55-27 in the semifinal round.
    Other semifinal scores were West Side Greers Ferry girls 26, Concord 25 and White County Central boys 44, Shirley 37.
    The championship games are set for Thursday night. The girls are to tip off at 6. The boys will follow.

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  • Hollywood Bowl sets tourney dates

    The Batesville Bakers Mixed Doubles Tournament is scheduled for Nov. 13-14 at Hollywood Bowl, Yvonne Satterwhite announced.
    Each team will consist of one man and one woman and they will alternate frames. Four games will be bowled and the lowest game score will be thrown out.
    The entry fee is $50 per team and the payout will be 100 percent. This is a USBC sanctioned tournament and will start at 1:30 p.m. each day.
    For more information, call Satterwhite at (870) 251-2321 or 834-8567.

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  • Williams Baptist sweeps Lyon in volleyball

    WALNUT RIDGE — Williams Baptist dealt the Lyon Scots their sixth straight loss in a 3-0 sweep Monday night.
    The Lady Eagles won 25-12, 25-15, 25-15.
    Lyon (10-25) last won on Oct. 9 in a 3-1 decision over St. Gregory.
    Meghann LaBorn led the Scots with eight kills and two blocks.
    “Meghann started out really strong then went a few weeks struggling, but she has brought her game back to where it was,” Lyon Coach Ray Green said. “I hope the timing works out well for us.”

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  • Farris notches first double-double for Lyon

    MEMPHIS — Mountain View alum Aaron Farris notched his first career double-double, but turnovers doomed the Lyon Scots in a 95-88 loss to Victory University on Monday.
    Farris recorded 23 points and 12 rebounds to pace the Scots, who led 42-39 at the half. But, the team’s young backcourt turned the ball over 25 times in the game.

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  • Scots make Red Wolves work

    JONESBORO — The Lyon College Scots led the Arkansas State Red Wolves by nine, but couldn’t hold on in a womens exhibition basketball game Monday night at ASU’s Convocation Center.
    The Scots led 29-20 late in the first half, but an 8-0 run by the home team cut the advantage to one at halftime. ASU won 72-58.

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  • BHS-Beebe tickets will be available beginning Tuesday

    Tickets for the Batesville-Beebe High School football game will be available at the high school office beginning Tuesday morning at 8, Batesville Athletic Director Dave King announced this morning.
    Tickets for the game that will decide the 5A-East District championship will be available from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and from 8 until noon on Friday.
    Kickoff for the game is 7:30 Friday night. Senior Night activities are scheduled to begin at 7.

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  • First-half stand helps set up ‘happening’

    PARAGOULD — The high school football “happening” set for this coming Friday night in Batesville kept all its significance because of what didn’t happen here last Friday night.
    With a first down on the Batesville Pioneers’ 5-yard line late in the first half and trailing 8-7, the Greene County Tech Eagles looked sure to take the lead. They didn’t, and the Pioneers held on for an 18-13 victory.

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  • Concord wins 2 of 3 from Bradford

    BRADFORD — The Concord Lady Pirates defeated the Bradford Lady Eagles with defense in a nonconference high school basketball game here Friday night.
    “I thought our girls played great defense,” Concord Coach Michael Strother said after the 40-30 decision. “Bradford came in unbeaten and averaging a little above 50 per game. We finally played defense the way I envisioned we could.”
    Casey Gorecke led the winners with 13 points and 11 rebounds. Emanda Reeves added 12 points.
    The Eagles downed the Pirates 59-54 in overtime. It was 49-all at the end of regulation.

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  • Cavemen hold off Southerners, keep Showdown trophy

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Cavemen edged the Southside Southerners in the fifth Highway 167 Showdown on Senior Night at Caveman Stadium.
    “It’s good for us to get a win and it’s really good for the seniors,” Cave City Coach Jon Bradley said. “It’s the first win on this field and it’s something to build on.”
    The 40-28 win Friday night snapped a 9-game losing streak for Cave City and dealt the Southerners their 21st straight loss.

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  • Lyon sweeps season-openers

    The Lyon Scots defeated the Ecclesia Royal 79-70 in a season-opening mens basketball game Friday night in Becknell Gymnasium.
    Andy Lee paced the Scots with a double-double. The preseason all-TranSouth Athletic Conference selection scored 23 points and pulled down 12 rebounds. He also dealt two assists and snagged three steals.
    Aaron Farris, a freshman forward from Mountain View, earned 17 points and six rebounds while Slater Belew and Quinn Cooper rattled in 11 points apiece.

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  • Lyon v-ball drops two

    LEBANON, Tenn. — Chelsea Hinton earned double-digit kills, but the Lyon Scots hit below .120 as a team in a 3-0 loss to the Cumberland Bulldogs on Friday evening in TranSouth Athletic Conference action.
    That was followed by a 3-1 conference loss to Trevecca Nazarene in Nashville, Tenn. on Saturday
    Lyon (10-24, 2-11) has lost its last six matches, including four straight TranSouth losses.
    The Scots dropped Friday’s match 25-21, 25-14 and 25-21. Cumberland (22-10, 8-5) snapped a 2-game losing streak with the victory.

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  • Women’s soccer team extends shutout streak

    The Lyon womens soccer team ran its shutout streak to six straight and Anja Klotzle scored her third career hat trick with a career-high goal total in a 6-0 blanking of Bethel University on Saturday in TranSouth Athletic Conference play at Huser Field.
    Klotzle scored four goals in the victory, eclipsing her previous match-high of three goals set on two separate occasions — once in 2008 and again in ’09. The junior forward was also credited with an assist in the match. Klotzle leads the TranSouth with 16 goals this season.

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