• T-wolves win, lose district games

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves played two, 2A-2 District games Friday, falling to the White County Central Bears 3-0 in the opener and defeating the Sloan-Hendrix Greyhounds 12-7 in the nightcap. Kane Malnar pitched a 2-hitter and stuck out 12 to pick up the …

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  • BHS, Vilonia kickers split 5A-East matches

    The Batesville Lady Pioneers held their position atop the 5A-East Conference soccer standings Friday night with a 2-0 victory over the Vilonia Lady Eagles in Pioneer Stadium. “It’s Senior Night, a close game against a very good team, and what could be better than having …

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  • BHS strikes back, downs Searcy

    SEARCY — Trailing after making some mistakes in the fourth inning, the Batesville Pioneers struck back for an 8-3, non-conference high school baseball victory over the Searcy Lions here Friday. “We overcame some things we haven’t been overcoming,” Pioneer Coach Mark Rush said. “We made …

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  • S-side softballers wallop Newport

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Lady Southerners walloped the Newport Lady Greyhounds 14-4 Friday in a 4A-2 District game to pick up their second district victory of the season. “It was a very good overall performance on Senior Day,” Southside Coach Malcolm Long said. “It was …

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  • Maumelle blanks Southside in soccer

    MAUMELLE — The Maumelle Hornets and Lady Hornets soccer teams shutout Southside in 4A-3 Conference play here Friday. The Lady Hornets won 5-0, despite Southside goalie Claire Coley’s 34 saves. “Maumelle has two very talented teams and the boys lead the conference,” Southside Coach Jason …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, April 28, 2014.

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  • Marshall, Sandy shine in Red-White football game

    FAYETTEVILLE — Korliss Marshall lived up to his “freak-show” billing, providing Arkansas’ offense with a much-needed boost of excitement. The sophomore, who moved from part timer to full-time running back during the offseason, had 99 yards rushing and a pair of touchdowns on six carries …

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  • Petty takes checkered flag in NeSmith feature at BMS

    LOCUST GROVE — Chandler Petty took the checkered flag in the NeSmith Crate Late Model feature race Friday at the Batesville Motor Speedway as Gavin Landers finished second and Casey Findley third in the Isle of Capri weekly points series. In other divisions, Tyson Franks …

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  • BJHS track, field teams defend 5A-East District titles

    PARAGOULD — Two long delays and very young teams didn’t keep the Batesville Junior High track and field teams from defending their 5A-East District titles here Thursday. The Junior Lady Pioneers won their third district title in a row as seventh-grader Taylor Griffin totaled 33.3 …

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  • Lady Pioneers give up late surge, take another loss

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Mountain Home Lady Bombers put together the final surge in a back-and-forth, non-conference high school softball game Thursday, handing the Batesville Lady Pioneers their third loss this week. The Lady Pioneers won 11 in a row before losing in Vilonia on …

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  • Brokaw throws no-hitter, Lady ‘Katz clinch crown

    MELBOURNE — The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz clinched the 3A 1-East District regular-season title with a 5-1 win over the Yellville-Summit Lady Panthers Thursday. Haley Brokaw pitched a no-hitter, striking out 14 and allowing five walks as the Lady ’Katz remained undefeated at 6-0 in the …

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  • Arkansas Smash baseball team blanks three foes, wins tourney

    The Arkansas Smash recently won the One Day Easter Classic, a baseball tournament for players 13-and-under in Harrison. The team, which is made up mostly of players from the Guard circulation area, allowed no runs in three games. The players are Andrew Pitts, Alex Branscum, …

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