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Monday, August 19, 2019

Vicki Stephenson/Shelter Insurance names Southerner Athletes of the Week

The Vicki Stephenson/Shelter Insurance Southside Southerner Athletes of the Week have been announced for the past two weeks. Pictured below, from left: Southerner bowler Hunter Smart, Southerner soccer player Kailee McGee, the "Voice of the Southerners" on 99.5 Hits Now Chris Vines, Southerner bowler...

2017 Southside Football Honors

The Arkansas Activities Association has released football honors for the 2017 season. For the Southside Southerners,   2-4A All-Conference Honorable mentions were awarded to:  Senior Running Back/Linebacker Drew Hicks who in 6 carries had 24 yards and 2touchdowns, 4 receptions for 125 yards and 3 touchdowns, 38...

Southerner senior signs to join Lyon College football program

Southside High School senior, Quinton Russell signed to continue his football career with Lyon College on March 8. in the Citizens Bank Quad at Southside High School. Coach Edwards reflects, “Coaching is easy when you have great players like Quinton.” Coach Kent of the Lyon...

Lyon College partners with Batesville to bring competitive swimming to community

Lyon College and the city of Batesville are partnering to bring competitive swimming to the college and the greater community. Mayor Rick Elumbaugh (pictured above, right) and Lyon President Dr. W. Joseph King (pictured above, left) signed a memorandum of understanding, signifying the partnership. The...

Batesville Montessori holiday 3K and fun run scheduled for Nov. 29

Batesville Montessori School, in partnership with the city of Batesville, will host White River Winter Wonderland, a 3K and fun run. The fundraising event will be held on Thursday, Nov. 29. Racing bibs and t-shirt pickup begins at 5p.m. The line-up is set for...

Coach Brian Krug discusses Polar Plunge and Meet the Pioneers events, both to be held this Saturday

Coach Brian Krug dropped by the White River Now studios to discuss the rescheduled Polar Plunge 2018 which is happening Saturday, Feb. 17, at Pocket Park on Main Street in Batesville as well as the 2018 Meet the Pioneers basesball/softball meet and greet dinner...

LISTEN: Batesville Pioneers AD Dave King talks about donation drive for Lady Pioneers state championship rings

Dave King, athletic director for the Batesville School District, recently visited with Big Daddy Randy Alan at the White River Now family of radio stations about 4A State Basketball Champion Lady Pioneers and a call to action to the public to help make donations...

Scots fall at home to Hornets

The Lyon College men’s basketball team and Harris-Stowe exchanged runs all throughout their American Midwest Conference (AMC) game on Saturday afternoon inside Becknell Gymnasium, but it was the Hornets who had the final run and picked up an 83-64 win over the Scots. Lyon College...

Malone named USTA liaison for northeast Arkansas

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...

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...

Inaugural “Running With Rich” a success at Southside

Image: (Pictured, from left): Brandi Moody, Jenna Lewis, Reece Gardner, Roger Rich, Todd Coleman, Brycen Sutton, Gary Austin Approximately 100 participants showed up for the inaugural "Running With Rich" 3K Fun Run Thursday evening on the campus of Southside High School. "This is a great event...