• Citizens Bank Bad Boys collect another baseball tourney victory

    JONESBORO — In two weekends, the Citizens Bank Bad Boys 8-year-old baseball team brought home two trophies from United States Specialty Sports Association tournaments from Joe Mack Campbell Park. Competing in the AA Division, the local team finished second in the BORO tournament on April …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding areas for Monday, April 21 – Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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  • Arkansas’ Grable wins at NCAA championships

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Arkansas’ Katherine Grable captured two titles on the final day of the NCAA women’s gymnastics championships. Florida and Oklahoma, meanwhile, deadlocked again. Grable, who was tied for second in the all-around, won the floor exercise championship in Sunday’s individual event competition …

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  • Cards defense, bullpen falter in loss

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Cardinals managed to score twice against Stephen Strasburg while starter Shelby Miller kept the Nationals offense quiet. Nine outs away from taking yet another series from Washington, St. Louis’ defense and bullpen couldn’t finish the job. Denard Span hit a sacrifice …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox held an emotional 20-minute pregame ceremony honoring victims of the Boston Marathon bombings along with law enforcement officials, medical personnel, runners and race volunteers before Sunday night’s game against the Baltimore Orioles. With canvasses of handwritten …

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  • Lady Bearkatz edge Lady Mustangs in thriller

    MELBOURNE — The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz defeated the Midland Lady Mustangs 1-0 Thursday in a non-district game as Dakota Teague drove in the winner and Haley Brokaw pitched a 6-hitter. The Lady Bearkat run came in the bottom of the sixth inning as Brokaw led …

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  • Timberwolves double up on 2A-2 District victories

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves defeated the Walnut Ridge Bobcats 7-3 and crushed the Cotter Warriors 11-2 in a nightcap, picking up two 2A-2 District wins Thursday night The decisions improved their district record to 6-3 and their overall mark to 9-4. Ethan Weaver …

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  • BHS track teams place 4th, 5th in Beebe

    BEEBE — The Batesville Pioneers finished fourth with 43 points and led a circulation-area high school track and field teams competing in the National Guard Senior Badger Relays on Thursday. The Pioneers were also the only area team to win an event. Tristen Driver, Jacob …

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  • S-side soccer splits at home with league foes

    SOUTHSIDE — Southside soccer teams split against Conway Christian in 4A-3 District games as the Southerners won 4-0 and the Lady Eagles won 1-0 at Stuart Field Thursday night. The Southerners led 2-0 at halftime and scored two goals early in the second half. Greg …

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  • BHS teams collect diamond wins

    At home and on the road, Batesville High teams added to the winning side of their non-conference records on Thursday. The Lady Pioneers won their 11th softball game in a row with a 12-0, run-ruled victory over the Jacksonville Lady Red Devils at the Batesville …

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  • Nine Texas grapplers sign with Lyon College

    Lyon College wrestling Coach Kevin Carter recently announced the signing of his first nine athletes for the 2014 recruiting class — all from Texas — who will begin intercollegiate competition in the 2014-15 school year. he future members include four female wrestlers from Sam Houston …

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  • Pioneers sweep Rams in soccer

    Batsville High soccer teams dominated the visitors from Paragould in Pioneer Stadium Thursday night as the Lady Pioneers routed the Lady Rams 8-1 and the Pioneers blanked the Rams 4-0 in 5A-East Conference action. The Lady Pioneers improved to 2-1 in the conference and 4-3-1 …

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