Riley Named AMC Women’s Basketball POW

Lyon College Women’s Basketball player Madison Riley has been named the AMC Women’s Basketball Player of the week, the conference office announced on Monday. This is Riley’s first career Player of the Week honor. Riley earns the recognition after playing a key part in Lyon’s two...

BREAKING Region 8 — Officer involved shooting in Batesville

Region 8 News is reporting the Arkansas State Police is investigating an officer-involved shooting on Hwy. 167 in Batesville, according to Batesville Police Chief Alan Cockrill. Click here for all the info.

One football coach remains at Lyon from previous staff

White River Now first reported to you that Kyle Phelps had resigned from the head football coaching position at Lyon College on Nov. 27. Then on Dec. 1, Phelps released a statement that alluded his departure from Lyon was “not a mutual decision.” Now, according to former...

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...

Complete results from Mark Martin Automotive/Lyon College tourney

The 2017 Mark Martin Automotive/Lyon College High School Basketball Tournament wrapped up with the Southside Southerners boys winning over the Izard County Consolidated Cougars with a 69-47 final score in the championship game. In the girls championship final, the Mountain View Yellowjackets outlasted the...

Results from Thursday’s Mark Martin Automotive/Lyon College tourney action

The Mark Martin Automotive/Lyon College High School Invitational Basketball Tournament is running through Dec. 9 at Becknell Gym on the campus of Lyon. Here are Thursday's results: Game 9: (Girls) Wynne 27 vs. Cave City 67 Game 10: (Boys) Pocahontas 54 vs. Viola 41 Game 11: (Girls) Izard County 31 vs. Viola...

Results from Wednesday’s Mark Martin Automotive/Lyon College tourney action

The Mark Martin Automotive/Lyon College High School Invitational Basketball Tournament is running through Dec. 9 at Becknell Gym on the campus of Lyon. Here are Wednesday's results: Game 5: (Girls) Highland 49 vs. Cave City 48 Game 6: (Boys) Mountain View 57 vs. Highland 54 (OT) Game 7: (Girls) Southside 70...

Four Scots to play in D2 vs NAIA Challenge

The Lyon College football team will have four members participate in the 8th annual D2 vs. NAIA Challenge on Saturday, Dec. 16, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The annual challenge will be part of the 2017 International Scouting Showcase (ISS). The D2 vs NAIA Challenge was...

Southside’s Simpson selected as finalist for ‘Coach of the Year’

Southside High School’s head football coach has been named as a finalist for AAAA Coach of the Year for the 2017 Farm Bureau Insurance Awards. Coach Kenny Simpson, now in his seventh year in the head slot for the Southerners, was selected as one of...

New Lyon College head football coach named

Newly named Lyon College head football coach Casey Creehan Dr. W. Joseph King, president of Lyon College, and Kevin Jenkins, athletic director of Lyon College, have announced that Casey Creehan has been hired as the third head football coach in program history. A defense-minded coach with...

Results from Mark Martin Automotive/Lyon College tourney

The Mark Martin Automotive/Lyon College High School Invitational Basketball Tournament is running through Dec. 9 at Becknell Gym on the campus of Lyon. Here are last night’s results: Game 1: (Girls) Pocahontas 54 vs. Viola 34 Game 2: (Boys) Bald Knob 58 vs. Viola 35 Game 3: (Girls)...