First Community Bank donates to BHS athletics after Pioneer Classic

Pictured, from left to right: Kelly Rush, Chris Milum, and Dave King Chris Milum, vice president of commercial lending at First Community Bank, presented a donation to Batesville High School Athletic Department coaches, Kelly Rush and Dave King. First Community Bank was the presenting sponsor of the 2021 Pioneer Classic baseball tournament held at the […]

Scots fall in final seconds on Senior Day as team salutes Gomez

Oklahoma Panhandle State scored the game-winning touchdown with 27 seconds left in the game The Lyon College football team took a 24-21 lead over Oklahoma Panhandle State with just under three minutes left in the game but the Aggies would go on to score the game-winning touchdown with 27 seconds remaining as the Scots fell […]

Lyon’s Wilber qualifies for NAIA Cross Country Championship

Clare Wilber (pictured above) is the first Scot to qualify for the NAIA Cross Country Championship since 1994 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lyon College women’s cross country freshman Clare Wilber will compete at the NAIA Cross Country Championships on Apr. 9 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, as she became the first Scot to qualify for the […]

Lyon women’s basketball falls to Westmont in NAIA Round of 16

The Lyon College women’s basketball team’s season ended in the NAIA National Championship Round of 16 with a 66-60 loss to Westmont College SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The No. 15-seeded Lyon College women’s basketball team nearly pulled off an upset against No. 2-seed Westmont College in the NAIA Championship Round of 16, but the Scots […]

Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets end their season Saturday at Clinton versus Valley Springs

Report and photo by Kevin Johnson The Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets season ended, Saturday morning, in the Class 3A State Quarterfinals with a 36-35 loss to the Valley Springs Lady Tigers. Both offenses struggled to get any momentum going in the first half with Valley Springs holding a slim 10-9 halftime lead. Mountain View came […]

Both Southside Southerner teams end their season this week at the State Tournament in Morrilton

Report by Chris Vines A banner season for Southside senior girls and senior boys basketball teams came to an end in the state tournament at Morrilton this week. It was the first time both teams had qualified for the state tournament in the same season. The senior boys lost to Berryville Tuesday in the opening […]

Melbourne Lady Bearkatz march-on in 2A State Tournament action after a Friday morning victory

Report by Blake Smith The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz took to the hardwood Friday morning in the second round of the state tournament, facing the Mansfield Lady Tigers. The Lady Katz pressure defense forced six turnovers and shot well from the perimeter to get out to a 21-8 first-quarter lead. The lead only increased from there, […]

Lady Pioneers win a slugfest in Round One of the 5A State Tournament

Report by Wes Gwaltney When tournament season rolls around, you never know what is going to happen and the first-round matchup for the Lady Pioneers lived up to that metaphor. Coming in as the two seed from the East, the first-round draw would give the Lady Pioneers a tough first opponent in the Little Rock […]

Lyon’s Stewart-Lange named WHoopDirt.com Coach of the Week

Lyon College head women’s basketball coach Tracy Stewart-Lange was named as the WHoopDirt.com NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) Women’s Basketball Coach of the Week, which was announced on Wednesday morning. Stewart-Lange led the Scots to their first American Midwest Conference Tournament title for the first time since the 2015-16 season. The Scots, who were […]