• T-wolves crush Tigers

    PANGBURN — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves defeated the Pangburn Tigers 71-36 to win their season opener Friday as Spencer Reaves led with 24 points. Cole Crabtree added 19 points, hitting all nine of his shots from the field, Austin Reaves provided 13. Tanner Vinson led …

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  • Martin tweet reads like goodbye

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — The greatest driver to never win a NASCAR championship treated the season finale as if it was the last race of his career. Mark Martin finished 19th Sunday in the Sprint Cup finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. And if he follows through …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, November 18 – Saturday, November 23, 2013.

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  • Johnson wins sixth NASCAR title

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Soaked in sweat, champagne and success, Jimmie Johnson celebrated yet another NASCAR championship by sipping a beer. A 6-pack would have been more appropriate. Back on top with only two NASCAR legends left to catch, Johnson won his sixth title in …

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  • Pioneer seniors join ‘learn & return’ winning legacy

    Webster’s New College Dictionary defines legacy as “Something handed down from an ancestor or from the past.” Pioneer football seniors Joey Rodriguez, Jalen Haynes, Eli Childress and Raleigh Jeffrey have done the receiving and the giving. Going into the Pioneers’ Class 5A State Playoff game …

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  • Lots of hope, hard work carry ‘Katz into playoffs

    In only their second season of experiencing “Friday Night Lights” and after six years of constant practices and battles against junior high and senior junior varsity teams, four Melbourne Bearkat seniors used a single word to describe the initial reaction to their season. Hope. Kyler …

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  • Riverview, Cave City to play for both titles of FCB hoops tourney

    SOUTHSIDE — The Riverview junior boys and girls and the Cave City Junior Cavemen advanced to the finals Thursday in the First Community Bank Junior High Basketball Tournament, joining the Junior Cavewomen who won their semifinal Wednesday. The Junior Lady Raiders are scheduled to tip …

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  • Pioneers, ’Katz target fast starts

    One will try to keep on keepin’ on, and another will try for a great start. Tonight, in first-round Arkansas high school playoff games in Batesville and Melbourne, the Batesville Pioneers will began another effort for a state championship, and the upstart Melbourne Bearkatz will …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, November 15 – Saturday, November 16, 2013.

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  • Ga. Tech can’t stop No. 8 Clemson

    CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Georgia Tech didn’t see anything from No. 8 Clemson the Yellow Jackets hadn’t spent nearly two weeks working on. Turns out, they just couldn’t stop the Tigers. Tajh Boyd threw for 340 yards and four touchdowns to break Philip Rivers’ Atlantic …

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  • 5 things to know in Week 12 of college football

    One victory can change a season. Nebraska and Southern California, a couple of college football blue bloods who have had less-than regal seasons, get the chance to re-write their stories come Saturday. Big games involving the Huskers and Trojans are among the five things to …

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  • Duke football approaching dreamscape

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke insists it isn’t looking past No. 24 Miami. As absurd as that may sound to some college football fans, it’s an indication of far the Blue Devils feel their program has come. Duke (7-2, 3-2 ACC) can take control of …

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