• BJHS cagers win, lose on road

    FORREST CITY — The Batesville Junior Lady Pioneers won big and the Junior Pioneers fell by similar numbers in 5A-East District games here Thursday. The Junior Lady Pioneers clobbered the Forrest City Junior Lady Mustangs 48-12 as Hannah Qualls scored 13 points and made two …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Greene County Tech Lady Golden Eagles (7-4, 5A-East District; 14-10, overall) vs. Batesville Lady Pioneers (2-9, 4-19) at Pioneer Gym, 6 p.m. The Forrest City Lady Mustangs didn’t help the Lady Pioneers. They shocked the Lady Eagles in Forrest City Wednesday night, winning 64-59 in …

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  • S-side bowlers finish fourth, eighth in state

    FORT SMITH — The Southside Southerners finished fourth in the 4A-5A State Bowling Tournament at Bowling World Thursday as Drew Moss led the team with a score of 569. Moss finished eighth in the state and was selected to the all-state team. Stuttgart finished first, …

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  • Penguin 5K/10K set for Saturday

    The first race of the White River Roadrunners Challenge Series is set for Saturday morning at 10 when Penguin 5K/10K Run runners are scheduled to break from the start/finish line at Kennedy Park. The annual event benefits the Special Olympics. Race-day registration is scheduled to …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, February 21 – Sunday, February 23, 2014.

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro basketball NEW YORK (AP) — The Indiana Pacers decided Evan Turner gave them a better shot against Miami than Danny Granger. Many other teams decided there wasn’t much worth doing. Big names and big deals were mostly absent from the NBA’s trade deadline, with …

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  • S-side juniors win championship

    PINE BLUFF — Shae Wolf scored her only basket with 1:10 left to play to give the Southside Junior Lady Southerners a 32-31 basketball victory over the Clinton Junior Lady Yellowjackets Wednesday in the championship game of the 4A-2 Junior District Tournament at Dollarway High …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Missouri Baptist Spartans (6-11, American Midwest Conference; 8-17 overall) vs. Lyon College Scots (14-3, 18-7) at Becknell Gym, 5:30 p.m. The Spartans will be trying to break a 3-game skid. Meanwhile, the Scots were winning three straight, including a victory over the previously-unbeaten Freed-Hardeman Lady …

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  • This cager really did ‘shoot lights out’

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Talk about shooting the lights out. The NCAA Division II game Wednesday night between Johnson C. Smith and Winston Salem State ended a in a draw after a player heaved a full-court shot with less than a second left and knocked …

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  • Qualls shoots UA by South Carolina

    FAYETTEVILLE — Michael Qualls struggled mightily in early Southeastern Conference play. The sophomore appears to have found his game lately, just in time for what the Arkansas Razorbacks hope is a push toward an NCAA tournament berth. Qualls continued his late-season resurgence on Wednesday night, …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, February 20 – Saturday, February 22, 2014.

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  • US hockey team gets shot at Canada

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The United States’ hockey team is getting exactly what it wanted. Another shot at Canada. Dustin Brown banged in a go-ahead goal late in the first period and the Americans went on to dominate the Czech Republic 5-2 Wednesday to earn …

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