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Pioneers Cross Country, Grant earn second titles of year in Race on the Ridge

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The Batesville Pioneers and Brandon Grant earned their second titles of the year Tuesday in the Race on the Ridge in Paragould. Seniors Grant and Gunner Shell paced steadily near the front for the first 1.5 miles of the 3.1-mile race, with Grant taking over...

Scots break multiple records in Homecoming win over Rams

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With excitement buzzing around Pioneer Stadium on Saturday night for Homecoming & Family Weekend at Lyon College, Texas Wesleyan and the Scots fit the billing as the two teams combined for 98 total points in the game. The Scots put an exclamation point on...

Final scores from Arkansas Friday night high school football action

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From the Associated Press, here's a rundown of final scores from Friday night high school football action across the state: PREP FOOTBALL Ashdown 35, Harmony Grove 7 Atkins 36, Baptist Prep 14 Bald Knob 14, Pulaski Mills 8 Batesville 38, Nettleton 6 Beebe 20, LR Hall 15 Benton 47, Russellville 40 Bentonville...

Lyon Athletics to feature new court design at Becknell Gymnasium

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Becknell Gymnasium, the home of Lyon College volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, and men’s and women’s wrestling, will undergo a transformation over the summer. "Thanks to the generous donations from David Brogdon, '93, Rodney Griffin, '96, and Ryland Kieffer, '98, Becknell Gymnasium will feature a...

BREAKING: Southside High School announces new head football coach

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BREAKING NEWS: Brian Reardon, the defensive coordinator for the Southside High School Southerners, is the new head football coach at the school. He replaces Coach Kenny Simpson who resigned last month to take a job as the head coach of the Searcy Lions. The decision...

‘Arkansas Running Man’ takes morning run through Batesville, spreading message of encouragement

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Featured image: Nate Thomas, aka the Arkansas Running Man, makes his way down Harrison Street Thursday morning. A U.S. Army combat veteran from Forrest City who has been running across Arkansas since March made his way through Batesville Thursday morning. Nate Thomas, who posts his adventures...

Batesville Pioneers improve to 4-2 on the season, Coach Dave King recognized for 200th win

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Report by Ronald Richardson The Batesville Pioneers improved to 4-2 on the season, 3-0 in the 5A East as they defeated the Forrest City Mustangs 42-12 at Pioneer Stadium. The Pioneers got three rushing touchdowns from Ethan Ridgel and two rushing touchdowns from Eli Livingston along...

Southside’s Kenny Simpson named as new head football coach for Searcy Lions

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UPDATE 11:20 p.m., June 11, 2020: White River Now's Gary Bridgman spoke with Coach Simpson tonight about the move to Searcy. Here's what Simpson said: "I feel Searcy is a good opportunity. It's never the right time to leave a place you love, but really...

Melbourne Bearkatz are victorious on Homecoming night against rival Salem Greyhounds, 41-22

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Report by Blake Smith. Photo by Sport Fanz Photos The Melbourne Bearkatz needed only one play to get on the scoreboard Friday night and never faced adversity as they easily took care of the Salem Greyhounds, 41-22. The Katz got the ball first and scored...

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

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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...

Southside Southerners dominate in Mayflower Friday night, 28-13

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Report by Chris Vines/Photo by Vicki Stephenson The Southerners dominated both sides of the ball Friday night in Mayflower and walked away with a 28-13 win to give head coach Brian Reardon his first career win as a high school head coach in only his...