Balanced attack helps Scots to 82-62 win

BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The Lyon College men’s basketball team ran its winning streak to three games with an 82-62 road with over Lindenwood-Belleville (LUB) on Monday night in American Midwest Conference (AMC) action. Six Scots scored in double figures, led by Ray Price’s game-high...

Coach Charlie Strong coming back to Batesville for UACCB meet and greet

Batesville native and University of South Florida head football coach Charlie Strong is coming back home for a meet and greet at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville (UACCB). The event will be held Monday, March 11, from 1 to 2 p.m....

Pioneers fall short against Southerners Thursday night 2-1

The Southerners defeated Batesville on Thursday night with a final score of 2-1. Braden Jones recorded the win on the mound. Jones allowed just six hits to Batesville while giving up one run and striking out nine Pioneers. The Southerners had 2 runs on 5 hits with...

Gary B.: Study shows student-athletes perform better in school

In partnership with the Arkansas Department of Education and the Office of Education Policy at the University of Arkansas, the Arkansas Activities Association (AAA) has released a study relating to students’ success in the classroom to their participation in extracurricular activities. Students from the 2018...

Regional volleyball camp at Batesville Community Center over the weekend hosts lots of visitors

The Batesville Community Center and Aquatics Park welcomed volleyball players, coaches, and family members from across Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee this past weekend for the Delta Region Volleyball High-Performance Camp. And visiting participants and officials were impressed with the new center. "I think you would...

First ‘Autumn Glory’ bowling tournament planned for Nov. 3 in Batesville

Batesville USBC (United States Bowling Congress) and Hollywood Bowl will be presenting the first Autumn Glory tournament and youth fundraiser, Saturday, Nov. 3, at Hollywood Bowl in Batesville. A lowball tournament, where the less pins are the better for the player, will begin at...

Scots basketball recap against Harris-Stowe

Here's a recap of Lyon College men's and women's basketball action Thursday against the Harris-Stowe State University (HSSU) Hornets from Matt Jagodzinski, the sports information director at Lyon College: Sabic drops 25 in Scots’ win over Hornets Emir Sabic scored a game-high 25 points in the...

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: Coach Bo Gould talks 2019 Dip and Duck Dodgeball Classic

Coach Bo Gould with Southside Schools recently dropped by the White River Now studios to visit about the upcoming 2019 Dip and Duck Dodgeball Classic, which will be held Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Southside Schools Gymnasium. The tournament is open to any and...

‘Top o’ the Morning’ Breakfast & 5K scheduled for Saturday

The fifth annual Top o' the Morning Breakfast and St. Pat's 5K is coming up this Saturday at LaCroix Precision Optics in Batesville. All proceeds from the event benefit Montessori Christian Academy in Batesville. The choice of pancakes or biscuits and gravy is on the...

Wyatt announced as new manager at Shooting Sports Complex

In a Facebook post over the weekend, it was announced that longtime Batesville resident Mark Wyatt is now the new manager at the Paul H. "Rocky" Willmuth Shooting Sports Complex. Wyatt, a veteran of the Batesville restaurant scene, posted on the complex's Facebook page...