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Sunday, February 23, 2020

LISTEN: Gary B. visits with Batesville’s Myles Malone about his MMA bout this Saturday in Little Rock

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Batesville's Myles Malone (pictured) visited the studios of the White River Now family of radio stations this morning to discuss his MMA match at this Saturday's Pyramid Fights 13 at Little Rock's Metroplex Event Center. Malone, who trains at Without Limits in Batesville, talks to...

Lyon men’s basketball comes up short against Owls

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A strong second-half push by William Woods proved to be the difference in the game as the Lyon College men’s basketball team came up just short against the Owls and fell by a score of 66-61 on Thursday night. Lyon dropped to 8-5 (3-3...

The Southside split wins with the Blytheville Chickasaws Friday night

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The Southside Southerners split with the Blytheville Chickasaws Friday night in senior high action. The Lady Southerners rolled in the opener 69-37. Shelby warden and London Cuzzort each had 20 points to lead the Southerners.  The Southerner Boys fell in the nightcap 61-40. Devan Halford led...

NEATennis offering after-school tennis programs in Batesville

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Warm weather is right around the corner, so that means there'll be lots of opportune time for kids to learn the healthy, outdoor fun of tennis. NEATennis will be holding after-school tennis programs in Batesville beginning March 25 and lasting to May 20. Sessions will...

Melbourne Bearkatz defeat Sloan-Hendrix Tuesday night, 53-37

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The Melbourne Bearcatz senior boys continued their great start to the season Tuesday night, defeating the Sloan-Hendrix Greyhounds by a final score of 53-37. The Katz led by the 17 points and 18 rebounds of Layton Hennings, while Roby Cooper added 12. The Katz...

Batesville Parks and Rec offers youth volleyball registration

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The Batesville Parks and Recreation Department is offering registration through Sept. 26 for the department's youth volleyball program for the fall. Practices will be every Tuesday and Thursday in October, games will be every Wednesday and Friday in November, and the season will conclude...

Wichita Eagle: Austin Reaves sets record as mom watches from stands

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The Wichita Eagle recently looked at former Cedar Ridge player Austin Reaves and his record-setting performance as his No. 17-ranked Wichita State Shockers beat Tulsa over the weekend. Reaves scored a career-high 23 points as his mom, Nicole Wilkett, watched from the stands. Read the article...

Lady Pioneers march forward in the postseason, defeating Pocahontas Thursday night, 69-65

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Report by Big Daddy Randy Alan It was semi-final action in the 4A-3 Conference tournament at Southside on Thursday night as the Batesville Lady Pioneers took on the Pocahontas Lady Redskins for the third time this season.  The lead traded places in both of the opening...

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...

Lady Southerners, Lady Pioneers battle to till the end

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For the second time in as many weeks the Lady Southerners and Lady Pioneers softball game came down to the final inning. The Lady Pioneers won in the 8th inning at Southerner field two weeks ago 9-8 and the Lady Southerners returned the favor at Pioneer...

Lady Pioneers defeat Nettleton Lady Raiders in NEA Championship game

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The Batesville Lady Pioneers defeated the undefeated (at the time) Nettleton Lady Raiders to take the 72nd NEA Tournament Championship by a final of 68-57 on Friday, Dec. 3. Izzy Higginbottom had 30 points and led all scoring in the game. This was the...