• Lyon baseball players honored by TranSouth

    JACKSON, Tenn. — When the TranSouth Athletic Conference awards were announced here Monday night, the Lyon Scots had quite the haul. The Scots were honored with six selections on the All-TranSouth Conference first and second teams, two TranSouth Gold Glove winners and 10 Scholar Athletes.

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  • Scots walk ’Dogs, set for elimination game today

    JACKSON, Tenn. — The Union Bulldogs took advantage of several big gifts in the eighth inning to turn a 5-4 deficit into a 7-5 win over the Lyon College Scots in the second round of the TranSouth Athletic Conference Tournament here Tuesday night.
    Lyon began the game with three runs in the top of the first inning and led 5-2 midway through the seventh. A pair of runs for Union in the bottom half made it a 1-run game and several bases loaded walks set the final in the eighth.

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Citing an anonymous source “with direct knowledge of the discussions between the two parties,” ESPN reported that Brett Favre is scheduled to meet with Vikings Coach Brad Childress later this week about a possible comeback with Minnesota.
    Both Favre and Cook have said this spring that Favre intends to stay retired. But Favre’s statement after he was released by the New York Jets last week left the door open.

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  • Sports Calendar

    Today
    College baseball: TranSouth Athletic Conference Tournament in Jackson, Tenn. — Lyon vs. Cumberland, noon; Lyon-Cumberland winner vs. Union, 7 p.m.

    Thursday 
    High school track and field: Batesville at 5A-East District Meet in Paragould, 3:30 p.m.; Southside at 4A-2 District Meet in Heber Springs, 3:30
    Cave City junior high athletic banquet, middle school cafeteria, 6 p.m.

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  • Lady Pioneers enjoy good day in district opener

    PARAGOULD — The Batesville Lady Pioneers put together a good first day at the 5A-East District Track and Field Meet here Tuesday.
    They won four of the seven events completed in the opener for the 2-day competition and they lead the second-place Forrest City Lady Mustangs by 39 points. The Lady Pioneers totaled 91 points.
    The Lady Pioneers are aiming for their fifth straight district and Class 5A State championships.

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  • Sports Calendar

    Today
    High school soccer: Class 5A State Tournament in North Little Rock (Burns Park) — Batesville girls vs. Little Rock Christian, 3 p.m., Batesville boys vs. LR Christian, 5
    High school track and field: Batesville at 5A-East District Meet in Paragould, 3:30 p.m.
    College baseball: TranSouth Athletic Conference Tournament in Jackson, Tenn. — Lyon vs. Union, 7

     

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  • Pipers selected for TranSouth awards

    After a school-record victory total, Lyon College Pipers’ softball players Kristi Keller and first baseman Taylor Morgan were named to the first-team All-TranSouth Athletic Conference squad, according to a news release from the college.
    Pitcher Tenequa Martin was Lyon’s lone representative on the TranSouth Scholar Athlete team.

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  • Chattanooga hoopster signs with Lyon Scots

    A little more than a month ago, Lyon Coach Kevin Jenkins began recruiting Slater Belew and it appears both are happy now.
    Belew, a 6-foot-7 forward-center from Silverdale Baptist Academy in Chattanooga, Tenn., recently signed a national letter of intent to play basketball for the Lyon College Scots, according to a news release from Lyon’s sports information department.

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  • Melbourne, Midland girls fall out of Class 2A state softball tourney

    ROGERS — The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz won and lost in the rain-delayed Class 2A State Tournament for high school softball here Monday.
    The Lady ’Katz defeated the Decatur Lady Bulldogs 13-3 in five innings before falling to the Junction City Lady Dragons 10-5.
    In another first-rounder, the Benton Harmony Grove Lady Cardinals knocked out the Midland Lady Mustangs 1-0.

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  • Scots clear first hurdle at TranSouth tournament

    JACKSON, Tenn. — The Lyon College Scots cleared the first hurdle in their quest for a TranSouth Athletic Conference Tournament championship with a 10-3 victory over the Freed-Hardeman Lions here Monday evening.
    Lyon scored its 10 runs on just five hits, but got help with nine walks, a hit batsman and two errors.
    Nick Salahub’s pitching performance didn’t hurt the efforts either. The intimidating 6-foot-9 hurler threw eight complete innings and allowed one run on six hits, walked three and struck out 10.

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  • Sports Calendar

    Today
    High school softball: Class 2A State Tournament in Rogers — Midland vs. Benton Harmony Grove, noon, Melbourne vs. Decatur, 1:45 p.m.
    College baseball: TranSouth Athletic Conference Tournament in Jackson, Tenn. — Lyon vs. Freed-Hardeman, 3:30 p.m.

     

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  • Unbeaten Lutheran Lions KO Southside Southerners

    HARRISON — The Little Rock Lutheran Lions remained unbeaten with a 6-0 high school soccer victory over the Southside Southerners in the Class 4A State Tournament here Friday.
    “The kids played hard, but Lutheran is really good,” Southside Coach Jason Weaver said. “They are 15-0 for a reason.”

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