• Maumelle nips soccer host

    SOUTHSIDE — The Maumelle Hornets defeated the host Southside Southerners 1-0 Saturday night in the finals of the First Community Bank Shootout at Southside’s Stewart Field. The goal was scored with two and a half minutes left in the game and was the only goal …

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  • Drivers chase checkered flag in BMS points series opener

    LOCUST GROVE — The Isle of Capri weekly points series began its season Friday at the Batesville Motor Speedway as five different classes battled their way around the three-eighth mile oval. Winners of the five feature races were Richie Tosh (IMCA modifieds), Chandler Petty (NeSmith …

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  • Mettler wins college golf award

    Izard County graduate Kiley Mettler recently won the Peach Belt Conference’s women’s Golfer of the Week, according to a news release from league officials. Mettler shot a 5-over-par 149 for the Armstrong Atlantic State University Pirates to claim medalist honors at the Armstrong Pirate Invitational …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, April 7 – Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

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  • Batesville juniors win Bomber titles

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Batesville Junior High track and field teams, defending 5A-East District champions, opened their season in a big way Tuesday with a sweep of the Mountain Home Junior Bomber Relay titles. Led by Kylan Robinson’s four victories, the Junior Pioneers rolled up …

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  • Local 8-year-old baseball team wins tourney title in Conway

    The Citizens Bank Bad Boys 8-year-old baseball team won a Central Arkansas Sports Management Spring Break Classic championship last weekend in Conway. The Bad Boys defeated the Heber Springs Cardinals 16-6, lost 10-3 to the Fieldhouse Demarini, defeated the Conway Cats 15-5  and then defeated …

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  • Lyon golfers finish 11th

    HEBER SPRINGS — The Lyon College women’s golf team improved its score by five strokes Tuesday and finished 11th, but the Lyon men saw their score dip by 11 strokes and also finished 11th at the Natural State Golf Classic at the Red Apple Inn …

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  • Cedar Ridge school hosting benefit 5K race for football

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School District will host the “Football Frenzy 5K” run/walk April 25, according to a news release from the school. The race is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. at the Newark Elementary cafeteria. Entry fees are $10 for students and …

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  • Area sporting events derailed by forecast

    Sporting events involving Guard-circulation area teams were canceled or postponed Thursday due to the forecast of severe weather. Area baseball and softball games were canceled, along with Southside soccer matches, and Batesville and Melbourne track and field meets. Two softball games have been rescheduled, with …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, April 4 – Saturday, April 5, 2014.

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  • Suspensions handed down in UCA brawl

    CONWAY (AP) — Players from both teams have drawn suspensions after a brawl that erupted in the 10th inning of a game between Central Arkansas and Arkansas-Little Rock. Benches cleared Wednesday as UALR Coach Scott Norwood and UCA Coach Allen Gum argued and Gum, a …

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  • UA doubleheader set for today

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — The threat of severe weather led to the postponement of Thursday night’s South Carolina-Arkansas baseball game. The teams are scheduled to play a doubleheader today and wrap up the 3-game series Saturday at Baum Stadium. Game one of the doubleheader will start …

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