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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Pioneers advance to next round in state championship soccer

Quarterfinal action of the boys 4A state soccer tournament pit the Batesville Pioneers against Pulaski Robinson. Southside senior Daniel Terreaux scored the first goal of the game at the 18:26 mark of the first half for Batesville. Less than 10 minutes later at the 10:40 mark,...

Concord native Roark named head women’s basketball coach at Florida College

TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. – Florida College Athletic Director, Pat Todd has announced the hiring of Concord, Ark. native Jacob Roark as head women's basketball coach. Roark has been the head coach for the Arkansas 16U women's AAU team, The Bricklayers, for the last two years....

LISTEN: Coach Ryan Morrow talks BHS Football Inaugural Blackout Golf Tourney

Coach Ryan Morrow with the Batesville Pioneers is spreading the word about the BHS Football Inaugural Blackout Golf Tournament coming Saturday, June 1, to The Course at Eagle Mountain. The tournament is presented by Citizens Bank and is a fundraiser to purchase new equipment...

Mattia hired as head softball coach at Lyon

Lyon College Director of Athletics, Kevin Jenkins, has announced that Jessica Mattia will take over as the head softball coach at Lyon, after Elliott Sampley accepted a new position at Lyon in the Office of Advancement, where he will serve as the executive director...

Gary B.: Area teams do well in track and field state tournaments; Lady Pioneers’ Griffin tallies big points

Cave City’s boys finished second in Class 3A, being edged out by the Prescott Curly Wolves. The Cavemen finished with 62 team points to Prescott’s 78 and a half. In the Class 2A girl’s state tournament, the Lady Bearkatz of Melbourne took the championship with...

Batesville’s Stan Fowler named Girls Basketball Coach of the Year

The Arkansas Activities Association and the Arkansas High School Coaches Association have announced the 2018-2019 Coach of the Year awards, and Batesville's Stan Fowler has been named Girls Basketball Coach of the Year. The Batesville Lady Pioneers took home the 4A State Championship earlier...

Pioneer boys win 4A-3 District Track Championship; Batesville hosts state championship tomorrow

The Batesville Pioneers High School boys took home the  4A-3 District Track Championship at Pioneer Stadium Friday. They edged Pocahontas 186-184. The Pioneers girls placed second to Valley View with Batesville's Taylor Griffin the high-point individual with four firsts and two fourths for 50 points. Several...

LISTEN: Gary B. talks weightlifting with members of Southside Southerners state championship team

The Southside Southerners took home the 4A State Weightlifting Championship Saturday, April 20, during the 28th annual Arkansas High School Weightlifting Championships in Alma. (For more on that story, click here.) White River Now's Gary B. sat down with Deerick Smith, the Southerners head strength...

Southside Southerners take home 4A state weightlifting championship

The Southside Southerners weightlifting team nabbed the 4A state championship at the 28th annual Arkansas High School Weightlifting Championships. The event was held Saturday, April 20, at Charles B. Dyer Arena in Alma. The competition saw the Southerners coming in at the top of the...

12 schools trek to Pioneer Stadium for the Special Olympics, Area 16 spring games

Special Olympics athletes from a dozen of the regions schools and the area's adult chapter made the journey to Pioneer Stadium at Batesville High School on Friday, April 12 to compete in Area 16 games. Students proudly representing Cedar Ridge, Hillcrest, Southside, Heber Springs, Batesville,...

LISTEN: Gary B. visits with new Lady Southerners head coach Jordan Riley

The Southside Lady Southerners have a new head coach. Yesterday, Southside Schools Superintendent Roger Rich announced the hiring of Jordan Riley (pictured) to lead the Lady Southerners. White River Now's Gary B. had the opportunity to visit with Riley after the coach's introduction on Wednesday. Listen to...