• Razorbacks drop another close one

    COLUMBIA, MO. — Missouri has won just two of its past five games; but both victories have come at Arkansas’ expense. The Tigers beat the Razorbacks 86-85 on Thursday night in Mizzou Arena before an announced crowd of 12,362 to break a 3-game losing streak, …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, February 14 – Sunday, February 16, 2014.

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  • Midland Lady Mustangs fall in final second

    FOX — With one second left on the clock and the game tied 49-all the Midland Lady Mustangs committed a foul that put the Rural Special Lady Rebels on the line Wednesday in this 1A 2-South District high school basketball game. Rural Special sank both …

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  • Paragould teams pull away in final quarter

    PARAGOULD — The Paragould Lady Rams and Rams won by 21 and 20 points, respectively, here Wednesday night in 5A-East District high school basketball games, but you wouldn’t have known it from listening to Batesville’s coaches. “The final score is no indication of how we …

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  • S-side bowling teams qualify for state events

    JONESBORO — The Southside bowling teams qualified for the Class 4A-5A State Tournament with second- and third-place finishes in the 4A-5A East District Tournament in the Jonesboro Bowling Center here Wednesday. The Lady Southerners finished second to the Nettleton Lady Raiders as Jessica Lemley led …

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  • Batesville, Wynne juniors split

    WYNNE — Batesville and Wynne split 5A-East District junior high basketball games here Wednesday night, and neither game was close. Led by Hannah Qualls’ 14 points, three steals and two assists, the Junior Lady Pioneers won 51-8. Led by Devontai Pounds’ nine points, the Wynne …

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  • Southside hosting chili benefit meal today for 2 sports

    SOUTHSIDE — A chili supper benefitting the Southside High School softball and volleyball teams is set for today from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. in the middle school cafeteria, according to a news release from the school. The all-you-can-eat meal costs $7 and includes dessert. …

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  • Anderson downplays return to Missouri

    FAYETTEVILLE — Michael Qualls remembers the atmosphere inside Mizzou Arena last season all too well, even if he’d like to forget the result. “It was crazy; I felt the hate,” Qualls said. “It’s just a crazy atmosphere. You can tell it (was about) things more …

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  • US sweeps podium in slopestyle skiing

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — For only the third time in Winter Games history, the United States swept the podium, capturing the top three spots today in slopestyle skiing’s Olympic debut to revive the country’s showing in Sochi. Joss Christensen, a 22-year-old making his first appearance …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, February 13 – Saturday, February 15, 2014.

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he will retire after this season “with absolutely no regrets,” ending one of the greatest careers in the history of baseball’s most storied franchise. The 39-year-old New York captain posted a long letter on …

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  • Moss to sign Thursday with Hendrix Warriors

    SOUTHSIDE — The attraction was mutual, and Southside Southerner senior Drew Moss will sign to attend Hendrix College and play football for the Warriors in a ceremony Thursday afternoon. The ceremony is set to begin at 3 in the Citizens Bank quad on the Southside …

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