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Lyon College Athletics Hall of Fame member Dennis Gillam passes

Lyon College Athletics Hall of Fame member and longtime friend of the college, Dennis Gillam, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 6. Visitation will be held on Friday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Trinity Baptist Church in Searcy, Ark. The funeral services will be...

Afterschool tennis program for kids starting inside Batesville Community Center

NEATennis, an organization committed to furthering the physical, mental and social benefits of tennis, is teaming with the Batesville Parks and Recreation Department to offer a new afterschool tennis program, the After School Tennis Zone for kindergartners through sixth-graders inside the Batesville Community Center. The program...

First Community Bank donates $2,500 to Shooting Sports Foundation for BHS trap team

Bob Copeland (left), manager of the Independence County Shooting Sports Complex and the coach for the Batesville High School trap team, accepts a $2,500 donation from Dale Cole, chairman and CEO of First Community Bank. The donation was made to the Independence County Shooting...

LISTEN: Batesville Parks discuss youth basketball registration, after-school tennis, soccer and more

Lowen Lermitte and Jacob Rawlings with the Batesville Parks and Recreation Department dropped by the White River Now studios to chat with Big Daddy Randy about 2018 youth basketball registration, a new after-school tennis program, Spring soccer, and more fun activities coming in a...

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

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...

Batesville Motor Speedway holds 2017 awards banquet

The Batesville Motor Speedway 2017 Awards Presentations and Banquet was held Saturday, Jan. 27 at the Chimney Rock Cattle Company facility in Concord, Ark. A record number of attendees were present as the top ten drivers in five divisions were recognized with awards and trophies...

No. 13 Lyon crushes Harris-Stowe, 78-45

The 13th-ranked Lyon College Women’s Basketball team jumped on Harris-Stowe State University early Saturday afternoon and never relinquished the lead, defeating the Hornets 78-45 inside Becknell Gymnasium. Four Scots scored in double-figures on the day, while the team as a whole hit 10 three-pointers. The...

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...

Lyon Athletics to participate in food drive

The Lyon College athletics department is participating in the Independence County United Way Super Bowl of Caring Food Drive competition from Jan. 16 until Feb. 1, as part of an NAIA Champions of Character project, according to press release from the department. Various canned goods...

Lyon College basketball joins fight against cancer

The Lyon College men and women's basketball teams are doing their part in the fight against cancer. Both squads and their coaches are participating in the National Association of Basketball Coaches' (NABC) effort to raise awareness and help save lives from cancer by raising...

Henderson lifts No. 13 Scots over Owls

  FULTON, Mo. – Liz Henderson had a career high 24 points and hit the eventual game-winner, on a fade away jump shot to give No. 13 Lyon College Women’s Basketball a 59-57 win over William Woods Saturday afternoon. The Owls had one final possession...