• Klotzle scores twice as Lyon blanks Hendrix

    Anja Klotzle booted two goals and one assist in the Lyon College Scots’ 5-0 shutout of Hendrix College on Tuesday in nonconference action at Huser Field.
    Klotzle ran her season total to six goals and gave her 35 goals in her career, which is second on Lyon’s all-time list. Jordan Kalei Aliviado also assisted on two goals. Katie Marshall added a goal and an assist.

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  • LR Christian stops Batesville in key conference v-ball game

    LITTLE ROCK — The Little Rock Christian Academy Lady Warriors stopped the Batesville Lady Pioneers here Tuesday night, handing them their first loss in 5A-Central Conference action.
    The Lady Warriors improved to 7-2 overall and 4-0 with a 3-1 decision. The game scores were 20-25, 25-19, 25-18 and 25-16.
    The Lady Pioneers fell to 6-3 overall and 4-1 in the conference.
    Molli Pugh and Markie Schaedig, both sophomores, led the winners. Pugh chalked up 11 kills. Schaedig dealt out 20 assists.

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  • Plenty to work on as 3-0 Jr. Pioneers begin 5A-East season

    The Batesville Junior Pioneers are 3-0, but that doesn’t matter much now.
    “It’s a new season. It’s like we played the NFL preseason and we just happen to be 3-0 going into the real season,” Batesville Coach Doug Walls said.
    The “real” season is the Class 5A-East District portion of the schedule which begins Thursday night in Jonesboro as the Junior Pioneers battle the Nettleton Junior Raiders.
    Each team is undefeated in its nonconference schedule. Nettleton beat Brookland to open the season and Trumann two weeks ago. The Junior Raiders were off last week.

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  • No. 10 Hogs prepare to host No. 1 Tide

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — The last time Razorback Stadium hosted a matchup of two teams in the AP Top 10 was in 1979. And the last time Arkansas was in the Top 10 was in 2006, heading into an SEC championship game loss to No. 4 Florida.
    In 1979, the fourth-ranked Razorbacks lost 13-10 to No. 6 Houston in Fayetteville.
    Fans have to wait only until Saturday to see whether No. 10 Arkansas can reverse the trend against No. 1 Alabama.

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  • Mallett named player of week

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett has been named as the Southeastern Conference’s football player of the week.
    Mallett led the Razorbacks to a 31-24 win at Georgia on Saturday, passing for 380 yards and three touchdowns. He threw a game-winning 40-yard touchdown pass to Greg Childs with 15 seconds left.
    Mallett has passed for 1,081 yards and nine touchdowns this season and Arkansas is 3-0 for the first time since 2003.
    Auburn linebacker Josh Bynes and LSU placekicker Josh Jasper were also named players of the week.

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  • Pioneers blitz Bombers with big plays, defense

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Batesville Pioneer offense enjoyed something of a coming out party here Friday night.
    The Pioneers rolled up 545 yards and scored seven touchdowns while burying the Mountain Home Bombers 49-14 in a non-conference high school football finale for both teams.
    With 421 yards and six TDs coming in the first half, pulling shoulder-to-shoulder with a defense that began the season strong and has steadily progressed, the Pioneers led 42-0 at halftime.

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  • High school tennis mixer involving Batesville, Southside, Cave City and Mountain View at Lyon College on Thursday:

    Results from a high school tennis mixer involving Batesville, Southside, Cave City and Mountain View at Lyon College on Thursday:

    Girls
    Singles: Tayler Daniels (B) defeated Alex Prince (MV), 6-1; Allyn Irvin (MV) defeated Rebecca Sturdivant (MV) 6-4; Jasimine Tate (B) defeated Brittany Lampkins (CC) 6-4; Kerry Hendrickson (MV) defeated Leigh Ann Bridgers (CC) 9-7; Emily Pham (B) defeated Michelle Dehart (CC) 6-3; Chelsea Harmon (S) defeated Emily Phillips (MV) 6-4; Alex Prince (MV) defeated Jessica Nicole (S) 6-0  

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  • Wayne Brooks wins Schoenfeld championship

    LOCUST GROVE — Wayne Brooks spoiled Richie Tosh’s bid to claim the street stock triple crown when he won the 15th Annual Schoenfeld Headers Mid-America Street Stock Championship Saturday night at Batesville Motor Speedway.
    Tosh won the Spring Street Stock Championship and the Matt Sturch Memorial earlier this year. He finished Saturday night’s 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event with his front bumper on Brooks’ back bumper.

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  • Lady Hornet harriers down Lady Pioneers

    CONWAY — Three Batesville Lady Pioneers finished in the top 10, but the Bryant Lady Hornets topped the top-20 runners and finished 33 points in front of the Lady Pioneers to win the Conway Wampus Cat Invitational at Beaverfork Lake here Saturday.
    Their first- and second-place team scores were 57-90.
    Logan Bishop finished third for the Lady Pioneers, completing the 5-kilometer course in 20 minutes, 42 seconds. Classmate Natalie Meinzer finished seventh in 21:01 and senior Mollie Matthews placed eighth in 21:07.

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  • Last-second touchdown breaks T-wolves’ hearts

    NEWARK — The Marked Tree Indians scored as the final horn sounded, breaking the hearts of the Cedar Ridge Timberwolves, 18-14, in a Class 2A-3 District football game here Friday night.
    “It is definitely a heartbreaker, but we will try to regroup and get back after it,” Cedar Ridge Coach Todd Lovell said.
    Marked Tree quarterback Jagger McCrary spiked the ball with two seconds remaining. On the next and final play, Carlos Matos scored on a 3-yard run.

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  • Lyon splits TranSouth soccer openers

    Lyon Sports Information
    Two early goals sustained the Lyon College Scots in a 2-0 shutout of the Union Bulldogs on Saturday during a women’s TranSouth Conference soccer opener at Huser Field.
    Lyon College forward Anja Klotzle tallied a goal and an assist. The sophomore boomed home her fourth goal of the season in the ninth minute to give the Scots a 1-0 lead and assisted with Koryn Najera on a Creeia Nuckols goal in the 33rd minute.

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  • Scots win, lose v-ball matches

    Lyon Sports Information
    Lyon College split a volleyball tri-match with a 3-0 loss to Southern Arkansas in the opener and a 3-1 victory over Philander Smith on Saturday at Becknell Gym.
    Lyon (7-10) lost 18-25, 8-25 and 16-25 in the SAU match and then bounced back to take the Philander Smith match 25-15, 17-25, 25-18 and 25-17. The Scots have won two of their last three matches.
    Meghann LaBorn led against SAU with seven kills and tied for the team high in digs with eight.

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