• Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, November 8 – Saturday, November 9, 2013.

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  • Senior TNTs rise to task

    Clearly, this trio of senior defenders know when it’s time to rise up. Tackles Bret Bell and Peyton Richardson, and noseman Zach Lillard have taken their turns at stepping up for the Batesville Pioneer football team. Last year, when the Pioneers needed to shore up …

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  • State runners-up

    The Batesville Lady Pioneers pose with their Class 5A State Tournament runners-up trophy Saturday in Russellville. They are (front row, left to right) Coach Tanya Haigwood, Kendra Kelley, Abby Edwards, Arden Kvern, Whitney Hopper, Morgan Huff, Sarah Hayes, Elley Lindsey, Olivia Looney, Jessica Shell, Molly …

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  • Elementary v-ball program to begin Monday

    The Class 5A State Tournament runner-up Batesville volleyball team will host a intramural volleyball program for fifth- and sixth-graders beginning Monday at the Central Elementary Gymnasium. The program will run through Dec. 17 and is designed to teach basic fundamental skills of volleyball and to …

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  • The games – 11/7/13

    Batesville (7-2) at Beebe (5-4)  Kickoff • Friday night 7 This game lost some of its meaning, especially for the Badgers, with their loss to the Nettleton Raiders in Jonesboro last Friday night. A victory there and they could have played for a share of the title and, possibly, created a 3-way tie …

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  • Lyon football inks first Texan

    MESQUITE, Texas — It is known throughout the country that Texas is one of the hot beds for producing outstanding high school football players, and Lyon College Coach Kirk Kelley began dipping into that pool last week when he signed Dallas Christian High School 2-way …

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  • Lyon kickers sweep awards

    After teaming up to help the Scots to their seventh shutout, Lyon College’s Hannah Osmon and Stephanie Spiteri have been chosen as the American Midwest Conference Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, for matches played last week, the conference office announced Monday. Osmon, …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, November 7 – Saturday, November 9, 2013.

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  • Dolphins Martin considered quitting

    DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Before Miami Dolphins tackle Jonathan Martin left the team saying he was bullied, he told multiple people that he was considering quitting football, two people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. One of the people said Martin …

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  • Pro Football Briefs

    HOUSTON (AP) — Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips will take over as Houston’s interim head coach and try to help the team end a six-game skid with Gary Kubiak out indefinitely after suffering a mini-stroke this weekend It’s a familiar position for Phillips, a 30-plus-year …

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  • BJHS withstands rain, distance to finish 10-0

    HARRISON — The Batesville faithful traveled to Harrison Tuesday for the Junior Pioneers’ final step in a perfect season at the expense of the Huntsville Junior Eagles. Fans gathered in the rain after the Junior Pioneers 29-6 win and cheered as each player and coach …

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  • The games – 11/6/13

    CaveCity (2-7) at Brookland (4-5)  Kickoff • Thursday night 7 The Cavemen travel to Brookland with aspirations of the playoffs after an up-and-down season that saw a lot of injuries and a total revamping of the offense. “The injuries took a toll early and we realized we had to go back to the …

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