• Midland erupts in fifth, wins 1A title

    FAYETTEVILLE — If you talked to both coaches before the Class 1A State tournament softball final, they would tell you their teams were evenly matched. Others likened the Midland Lady Mustangs-Viola Lady Longhorns game Saturday at Bogle Park to David versus Goliath, with the intimidating …

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  • Pratt saves best for last, wins MVP trophy

    FAYETTEVILLE — Paisley Pratt did what she has done all season Saturday in the Class 1A State Tournament softball final at Bogle Park on the University of Arkansas campus. She won. From the circle, the junior right-hander methodically and cooly accounted for over half the …

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  • Free ‘Batesville Appreciation Night’ tickets for Traveler game available at Citizens Bank

    All Citizens Bank locations in the Batesville area are distributing 1,000 free general admission tickets for “Batesville Appreciation Night” at the Arkansas Traveler minor league baseball game at 7:10 p.m. on June 7. “We are pleased to offer free general admission tickets to the Batesville …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, May 30 – Sunday, June 1, 2014

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  • Hunter-Reay holds off Castroneves to win Indy 500

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Hunter-Reay peeked around Helio Castroneves, then reversed course and dipped inside for a daredevil pass and the lead in the Indianapolis 500. Castroneves charged back to the front, winning a drag race down the frontstretch at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. And then, …

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  • Record 10 SEC teams make NCAA tourney

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — It’s not as if the Southeastern Conference needs validation in any sport. But setting the record for most teams from one conference in an NCAA baseball tournament understandably has the SEC puffing out its collective chest. Of the 14 teams in …

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  • Australian open champ falls in first round of French Open

    PARIS (AP) — Stan Wawrinka lost his first Grand Slam match since becoming a major champion, falling 6-4, 5-7, 6-2, 6-0 to 41st-ranked Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain in the first round of the French Open on Monday. The Australian Open champion committed 61 unforced errors …

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  • Midland Lady Mustangs enjoying ‘the moment’

    Midland Coach Brett Barber said the music blared and the girls were loose in their first practice after qualifying for the Class 1A State softball title game. And that’s just the way he wants it. The Lady Mustangs are slated to battle the Viola Lady …

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  • Romero leads Guard-area athletes in decathlon

    CABOT — Springdale Har-Ber senior Payton Stumbaugh won her second Arkansas high school heptathlon title, Rogers Heritage senior Daniel Spickes won his first decathlon crown, and Melbourne’s Dalton Romero made a big jump while leading Guard circulation-area participants. Romero. a junior, finished sixth in the …

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  • First Pioneer Trailblazer Camp set for June 2-5

    The first session of the Pioneer Trailblazer Football Camp is set for June 2-5, and the pre-registration deadline is May 30, according to the camp brochure from Batesville High School. The first of two 4-day, non-contact morning sessions is for boys entering grades 4 through …

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  • Cave City basketball camp scheduled to begin Tuesday

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Caveman Basketball Camp is set for Tuesday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. until noon each day, according to a news release from the school this morning. The camp is girls and boys entering grades 3 through 7. Registration will be …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, May 23 – Sunday, May 25, 2014.

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