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Friday, October 30, 2020

Malone named USTA liaison for northeast Arkansas

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Pat Malone has been named as a United State Tennis Association (USTA) Southern Local Leader Liaison (LLL) for northeast Arkansas, according to a release from USTA Southern. Malone’s goal will be to work with USTA Southern, USTA Arkansas, the Northeast Arkansas (NEA) Tennis Association and...

Yoga now part of unique after-school tennis program at Batesville Community Center

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NEATennis, a regional tennis organization which hosts the After School Tennis Zone at the Batesville Community Center each Monday afternoon, has now added yoga to the group’s unique tennis instruction program for children. Illene Stewart, an RYT 200 yoga instructor, will partner with NEATennis to...

Scholarship recipients named at final O2 Shootout

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William Carpenter, Wilson Davis, Hunter Chase Martin and Avery Strickland have been named the 2018 recipients of the Olson Osborn (O2) Scholarship. The $2,500 scholarship is awarded to students who have shown an interest in shooting sports and was established to recognize and honor Will...

Second Annual Howard L. House Memorial Charity Golf Tournament scheduled

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The Second Annual Howard L. House Memorial Golf Tournament has been scheduled for August 4 and 5 in Batesville, Arkansas, at the Course at Eagle Mountain. According to a press release from First Community Bank, the presenting sponsor, the inaugural tournament generated seed money...

Batesville Torpedoes swim team coach reports on an ‘outstanding’ performance at recent Pocahontas meet

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Batesville Torpedoes Swim Team Coach Alfredo Aleman reports to White River Now that the team a great time at Saturday's Pocahontas Invitational Meet. "Our swimmers' performance was outstanding, the coaching staff is very pleased and look forward to an awesome season," Coach Aleman told White...

Justin ‘The Grizzly Bear’ Frazier drops by 93 KZLE’s Lisa and Rob to discuss upcoming Pyramid Fights bout

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Justin “The Grizzly Bear” Frazier dropped by the 93 KZLE studios this morning to discuss his upcoming MMA bout against Oklahoma City’s Reggie Cato as part of Pyramid Fights 6, coming Saturday, March 17, to the Batesville Community Center. The Grizzly Bear brought his son,...

Cedar Ridge School Board accepts resignation of girls’ basketball head coach

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A special school board meeting was recently called to address a personnel situation in the Cedar Ridge Public School System. An executive session was not requested. After a brief discussion, Anne Moore made a motion to accept the resignation of the head coach of the...

Shaw “switching lanes” as race business vet steps back to spend time with family, pursue interests in travel, farm, and more

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Image: Cheryl and Larry Shaw receiving the 2017 International Motor Contest Association (IMCA) Manufacturers’ Cup After forty-plus years in the racing business, Larry and Cheryl Shaw have announced they have decided "...it was time to switch lanes." “Because I don’t like the word ‘retiring,’ I...

LISTEN: Oscar Valdez drops by 93 KZLE’s Lisa and Rob to discuss Pyramid Fights 6

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MMA fighter Oscar Valdez dropped by 93 KZLE this morning to discuss his upcoming bout in Pyramid Fights 6, which will be Saturday, March 17, at the Batesville Community Center. For more info and to purchase tickets, head to the Pyramid Fights website by clicking...

Southside Coach Kenny Simpson discusses his new book, ‘Find a Way’

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Kenny Simpson, Southside High School's head football coach, has written a new book entitled, "Find a Way: What I Wish I'd Known When I Became a Head Football Coach." The book is described on Amazon.com as, "A book geared toward high school football coaches, especially...

Retirement and new hires at BHS and Batesville Junior High in each athletic program

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The Batesville High School and Junior High will have a different look this year. It’s coming from the new hires on both the senior and junior high coaching staffs. A man who has meant a great deal to the success of the senior high program,...