Schools double up for Lyon semis

December 9, 2016 Pocahontas joined Southside and Mountain View at maximizing chances for a Mark Martin Automotive-Lyon College Tournament high school basketball championship. In the first of three …

Mustangs turn back Pioneers’ late charge

December 9, 2016 MORRILTON — The Central Arkansas Christian Mustangs turned away the Batesville Pioneers in the fourth quarter while posting a 66-49 high school basketball victory …

Sports Calendar

December 9, 2016 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, December 9 - Saturday, December 10, 2016.

Rolland-Jones named Sun Belt’s top player

December 9, 2016 JONESBORO— Arkansas State defensive lineman Ja’Von Rolland-Jones is the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year. Rolland-Jones was named winner of the award …

Alabama rolls in SEC awards

December 9, 2016 ATLANTA (AP) — No. 1 Alabama swept the awards on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference team, which was announced Thursday. Freshman quarterback Jalen Hurts was …

Sports Briefs

December 9, 2016 College football AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Baylor football coach Art Briles sued three school regents and a vice president for libel …

Southside teams move up at Lyon tourney

December 8, 2016 Both Southside clubs made their debut at this season’s version of the Mark Martin Automotive Lyon College Tournament on Wednesday, and both came away with …

Torpedoes make mark in AAU, USA events

December 8, 2016 Splitting their team for two meets last weekend, Batesville Torpedoes Aquatic Club swimmers finished third in an Amateur Athletic Union event in Bryant and …