• Pioneers favored by one; Smackover picked by 10

    FAYETTEVILLE — Batesville had hoped for another chance at Camden Fairview, though it didn’t expect that opportunity to come quite so soon. The Pioneers (9-2), who lost to the Cardinals in the Class 5A state championship game last season, will have another chance against the …

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  • Cave City to play in two title games

    FLIPPIN — The Cave City Cavewomen hammered the Western Grove Lady Warriors 48-22 and the Cavemen won 55-52 over the Warriors Thursday in semifinals of the Arvest Tournament. Shyanne Price led Cave City with 12 points and five rebounds, Gracen Ratliff and Morgan Miller scored …

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  • Searcy Lady Lions fend off Lady Pioneers

    SEARCY — The Searcy Lady Lions held off the Batesville Lady Pioneers for a 54-46 victory Thursday night in the Searcy Bank Classic, an annual high school basketball event. The Lady Lions scored 80 points in a benefit game Monday against the Harrison Lady Goblins, …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, November 22 – Saturday, November 23, 2013.

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  • Hogs hope to pass bowless fate on to visiting Mississippi State

    FAYETTEVILLE — Bret Bielema’s first season at Arkansas hasn’t exactly gone as he had hoped, with the Razorbacks’ bowl chances already dashed and two games still remaining. This year will mark the first time in eight seasons as a head coach that Bielema won’t reach …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez’s grievance hearing to overturn his 211-game suspension ended when both sides rested their cases, a day after the New York Yankees third baseman angrily walked out and decided not to testify in his own defense. The sides …

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  • Cards, Pioneers bring championship-look to Batesville

    It sounded like Camden Fairview Coach Buck James had been asked the question before. “I think we have improved,” he said of the Cardinals, the Batesville Pioneers’ Class 5A State Playoffs quarterfinal high school football opponent in Pioneer Stadium Friday night. “The expectations for this …

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  • Philander Smith men hold off Lyon charge

    LITTLE ROCK — Philander Smith College took a 19-point first-half lead over the Lyon College men’s basketball team, but the Scots stormed back in the second half and the Panthers had to hold on for a 75-69 win Wednesday night. Lyon senior Jordan Layrock produced …

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  • Buckaroos, big challenges await ’Katz in playoffs

    Severe weather is predicted for south Arkansas Friday as the Melbourne Bearkatz continue their historic football season in the 3A State Playoffs. After a 4-hour trip to Smackover, the Bearkatz will face the 10-1 Buckaroos — one of four 3A-6 District teams to advance to …

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  • Go-kart track sets races

    PLEASANT PLAINS — Hilltop Rounders go-kart track in Pleasant Plains will host races beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday with local participants and those from western Arkansas, Missouri and Kentucky, among others. Admission is $5 and open to the public. The track is located at 5939 …

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  • Buzzer-beater drops Cougars

    FLIPPIN — The Flippin Bobcats defeated the Izard County Cougars 46-45 in overtime Wednesday in the Arvest Tournament. Andrew Walker led Izard County with 25 points as they fell to 3-6. The game was deadlocked at 39-all at the end of regulation and the Bobcats …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, November 21 – Friday, November 22, 2013.

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