Southside Lady Southerners dominate fifth-ranked Pulaski Academy

Report by Chris Vines/Photo by Vicki Stephenson The Southside Lady Southerners (24-5) dominated fifth-ranked Pulaski Academy (25-3) from the opening tip till the final buzzer sounded leading by as much as 23 points before ending with a 61-45 win advancing to the regional finals to set up a fourth showdown with the top ranked Batesville […]

Melbourne Lady Bearkatz advance after a win over Riverside, 60-47

Report by Blake Smith/Photo by Sport Fanz Photos The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz advanced to their second straight Regional Championship game Friday night with a 60-47 win over the Riverside Lady Rebels. It was all Melbourne early, as a full court pressure defense created turnovers and the Lady Rebels got into serious foul trouble, having one […]

Batesville Pioneers march on after a 57-46 victory Friday night

Report and photo by Big Daddy Randy Alan The Batesville Lady Pioneers will play for a back to back Regional title on Saturday after a win over Pocahontas on Friday in the Semifinals.  Four Pioneers scored in double digits. Sophomore Taylor Rush led with 18 points, Junior Jalise Stewart added a double-double with 12 points […]

Arkansas details state’s preparations for coronavirus threat

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he’s told state agencies to develop contingency plans for a possible outbreak of the new coronavirus, though the state does not have any confirmed cases. Hutchinson on Friday briefed reporters on the state’s preparations for COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus. The governor said […]

Lyon basketball: Men’s win keeps them in hunt for championship seed, women clinch title

Men’s Basketball Earns Key Win over STLCOP, 76-64 The Lyon College men’s basketball team remains in the hunt for a top-four seed in the AMC Championship following a 76-64 win over STLCOP The Lyon College men’s basketball team remains in the hunt for a top-four seed in the American Midwest Conference Championship following a 76-64 […]

Fifth annual Carius Concert coming to Melba

On Saturday, March 21, 2020, the Carius Concert Series will present “Collage,” a benefit concert for Main Street Batesville. “Collage” will feature the vocal talents of Cindy Carius, Penny Wolfe, and Sarah Jo Sample along with instrumentalists Danny Dozier, Mike Foster, Irl Hess, and Ken Loggains. Other special guests will include Dr. Mark Williams on […]

Lyon head football coach heading to Peru State College in Nebraska

Casey Creehan has announced his formal resignation as the head coach of the Lyon College football program after accepting the same position at Peru State College in Peru, Neb. “First of all, I’d like to thank all of the Scots’ fans for accepting me and my family into the community,” said Creehan in a statement […]