Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets advance to semifinals

Report and photo by Kevin Johnson For the fourth consecutive year, the Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets advanced to the semifinals of the Class 3A State Tournament with a 60-41 victory over the Hoxie Lady Mustangs. Mountain View led the game throughout jumping out to a 16-13 lead after one quarter of play led by Junior […]

Lady Southerners make the quarterfinals

Report by Chris Vines/photo by Southside Lady Southerners Basketball Facebook page The Lady Southerners made their first state tournament appearance in nine years a successful one, beating the Ozark Lady Hillbillies 48-31 in Farmington and advanced to the quarterfinals to take on undefeated Star City Friday at 4 p.m. It was a sluggish start for […]

Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets advance to 3A State Tournament Quarterfinal

Report and photo by Kevin Johnson The Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets advance to the quarter-final round of the Class 3A State Tournament with a 56-43 victory over the Central Lady Cougars. The Lady Yellowjackets controlled the game throughout building a 20-8 lead after the first quarter. Central would close the gap to 33-25 at halftime […]

LISTEN: Big Daddy Randy and Jordan Riley talk about the Lady Southerners in the State Tournament

White River Now’s Big Daddy Randy Alan recently sat down for a chat with Southside Lady Southerner Head Basketball Coach Jordan Riley (pictured) to talk about the Lady Southerners trek to the State Tournament in Farmington. Catch the full interview below. <!–[if lt IE 9]><![endif]–> https://whiterivernow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/NWS9237-1.wav Good luck in Farmington, Southside Lady Southerners!

Melbourne Lady Bearkatz dominate the opening round of the 2A State Tournament, 67-27

Report by Blake Smith The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz cruised to an opening-round victory Tuesday at the 2A State Tournament in Quitman, defeating the Fordyce Lady Redbugs 67-27. After a brief sluggish start, the Lady Katz turned on the heat, using their pressure defense to create turnovers and capitalize on the ensuing possessions, going on a […]

The Pioneers captured their first-ever State Championship in Swimming.

Submitted by Batesville Swim Coach Khang Nguyen After finishing second last year, the Pioneers got redemption. They finished first overall with a total of 268 points to claim the 4A-1A title by edging out the defending state champions, Magnolia Panthers, by 12 points. The Lady Pioneers battled to finished third overall with a total of […]

Lady Southerners fall in Regional final, 53-42

Report by Chris Vines/Photo by Anthony Cossey The Lady Southerners came up short on their bid for a Regional Championship falling to the Lady Pioneers 53-42 at Blazer Arena Saturday night. It was the fourth matchup of the season between the Independence county schools. The Southerners fell to 24-6 on the season. Reese Gardner had […]

Batesville Lady Pioneers named 4A East Regional Champion

Report by Big Daddy Randy Alan/Photo by Anthony Cossey The Batesville Lady Pioneers and the Southside Lady Southerners met for the fourth time this season in the Championship game of the 4A East Regional Tournament at Valley View on Saturday.   The game was tied twice after the opening tip and the Pioneers never trailed throughout […]

Lady Bearkatz win second consecutive Regional Championship

Report and photo by Blake Smith The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz won their second consecutive Regional Championship Saturday night, 50-35 over the Marmaduke Lady Greyhounds. After falling behind 11-7 early in the first quarter, the Lady Katz closed the half on a 28-8 run to take a 16 point lead into the halftime locker room. Just […]

Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets fall to 24-5 on the season Saturday night in postseason action

Report and photo by Kevin Johnson The Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets lost to the Valley Springs Lady Tigers 53-50 to finish Runner-up in the Class 3A-1 Regional Basketball Tournament at Waldron High School.  The game was back and forth throughout with Valley Springs overcoming an early Lady ‘Jacket five-point lead to lead Mountain View by […]