Courtney Farrier and Lacey Foster won events and helped the Southside Junior Lady Southerners finish second in a track and field meet in Newport on Monday.
Farrier’s winning pole vault was 8 feet, 3 inches. Foster’s winning time in the 100-meter hurdles was 17.89 seconds.
These and other Southside results were inadvertently omitted from Tuesday’s paper.
CAVE CITY — The Cave City Class of 2009 Spring Fling Men’s Softball Tournament is set for April 18, according to a news release.
Proceeds will help fund a drug and alcohol free graduation party for Cave City High School.
The slow-pitch, double-elimination event is limited to the first 12 teams to enter. The entry fee is $100 per team.
T-shirts and sponsor plaques will go to the champions. The second-place team will get sponsor plaques.
The rain date is April 25.
For more information, call Jeff Eddy at (870) 266-3067.
BEEBE — Batesville Junior High track and field teams took seconds in a meet here Tuesday.
The Beebe Junior Lady Badgers won with 97 points. The Junior Lady Pioneers totaled 83. The Heber Springs Junior Panthers outscored the Junior Pioneers 107.5-83. Twenty-four teams competed.
Junior Lady Pioneer Natalie Meinzer won the 400-, 800- and 1,600-meter races.
Junior Lady Pioneer Coach Craig Stave announced that the date for the Pepsi Junior Pioneer Relays has been moved to April 24.
High school track and field: Batesville at Beebe, 3:30 p.m.
High school baseball: Harrison varsity and junior varsity at Batesville, Batesville Recreation Complex, 4 p.m.; Dewitt varsity and JV at Southside, 4; Bald Knob varsity and JV at Cave City, 4:30; Midland at Salem, 4
High school softball: DeWitt varsity and JV at Southside, 4 p.m.; Cave City at Yellville-Summit, 4; Melbourne at Walnut Ridge, 4; Izard County at Hillcrest (Lynn), 4; Cushman at Mammoth Spring, 4; Wynne at Batesville, Batesville Recreation Complex, doubleheader, 4:30 p.m.
YELLVILLE — The Cave City Cavewomen suffered two losses here Wednesday.
The first was their starting pitcher and the second was a Class 3A 1-East softball game to the Yellville-Summit Lady Panthers.
Rachel Roebuck was drilled by a come-backer in the second inning. “Rachel took a line drive off her rib cage. She went and got X-rays and there’s nothing broken, but she’s going to have a deep bruise,” Cave City Coach Crystal Bradley said. “She will be hurting for awhile, but right now she’s listed as day-to-day.”
LOCUST GROVE — Whether it’s provided by Mother Nature or race cars, there’s a 100 percent chance for thundering noises tonight at the Batesville Motor Speedway.
A 50 percent chance of rain is forecast, but as of press time everything was still a go for tonight’s Southern United Professional Racing Series (SUPR) Late Models and local modifieds.
Friday night, the SUPR Late Models are scheduled to join all points classes for a full night of racing. NASCAR driver Ken Schrader is expected to race at BMS.
MCKENZIE, Tenn. — The Lyon Pipers dropped their third and fourth straight TranSouth Athletic Conference games with a doubleheader loss to the Bethel Lady Wildcats here Tuesday.
Bethel (20-8, 4-2) won each game 4-1.
Faith Richmond suffered the game one loss while Tenequa Martin took the game two setback.
Lyon (14-15, 3-4) won its first three conference games, but hasn’t done much since. After being atop the conference standings, they’re now sixth.
JONESBORO — The Nettleton Lady Raiders added the Batesville Lady Pioneers’ scalp to their belts here Tuesday afternoon with a 10-2 and 4-0 softball sweep.
The defending Class 5A State champions are 8-0 in the district and 14-3 overall. The Lady Pioneers fell to 2-4 in the district and 4-9 overall.
Early errors and deficits caught up to the Batesville Pioneers Tuesday night in the Batesville Recreation Complex.
Over in Paragould, so did the Forrest City Mustangs.
While the Pioneers were splitting with the Nettleton Raiders, winning 4-3 and losing 10-3, the Mustangs were romping on the Paragould Rams 8-1 and 21-11 in Paragould.
NEWPORT — Steve Simpson of Newport beat Batesville’s Edward Littlejohn down the line to win the street division of Sunday’s racing at Speedy’s Newport Dragway.
Chad Struther was third in the class.
Cabot’s Ron Davis won the foot brake competition, keeping Lonnie Allwhite of Newark and Bill Smith of Batesville at bay.
Cherry Valley resident John Taylor won the super pro class. Kevin Hoggard was second and Johnny Penn of Sulfur Rock took third.
WALNUT RIDGE — The Cedar Ridge Lady Timberwolves and Walnut Ridge Lady Bobcats played a pair of extra-inning games and each team collected a win here Tuesday afternoon.
Walnut Ridge won the first game 2-1 in eight innings of a scheduled seven. Cedar Ridge took game two 4-3 in nine innings.
Cedar Ridge Coach Danny Davis said Kayla Myers “pitched an excellent game.”
The Lady Bobcats were down to their last strike in game one when the batter got a hit to tie the game at 1-1.
CAVE CITY — Cave City Coach Jamie King said he told the scoreboard operator to clear the scores quickly after the Cavemen dropped a conference contest to the Flippin Bobcats here Tuesday.
Not entirely because he was upset with the loss, but rather because he said he believed that the final score belonged on a football scoreboard, not baseball. Flippin won the wild contest 19-14. Cave City (14-12) responded in game two with an 11-5 decision.