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Sunday, February 23, 2020

Lyon men’s basketball falls on the road at WBU

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WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – The Lyon College men’s basketball team suffered a tough road loss as the Scots fell, 68-56, at Williams Baptist on Thursday night in American Midwest Conference action. WBU improved to 9-11 (8-8 AMC), while Lyon dropped to 16-9 (11-6 AMC). Williams...

Southside Southerners win 3A-4A Bowling State Tournament

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The Southside Southerners bowling team has taken home the 3A-4A state tournament championship. The state championship for the boys is a first in school history. The boys bowled their best scores of the season.  After trailing Mayflower by three pins after game one (1052-1049), they...

The Concord Lady Pirates Bowling teams wins the 1A-2A State Tournament in Conway

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The Concord Lady Pirate bowling team finished their season winning the 1A-2A state tournament in Conway on Feb. 12. In boys' action, the Concord Pirate Boys completed their tournament with a fifth-place finish. Nikki Duke made the All-State Tournament Team with a three-game score of 417. Other...

Lyon women’s wrestling to hold ‘Takedowns for the Troops’ Saturday

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"Takedowns for the Troops," a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project, will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, beginning at 2 p.m., as part of a Lyon College women's wrestling tri-dual competition at Becknell Gymnasium. Weigh-ins begin at 1 p.m., the opening ceremony will kick off...

Melbourne Bearkatz make a clean sweep on Tuesday night versus the Mountain View Yellowjackets

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Report by Kevin Johnson The Melbourne Bearkatz made it a clean sweep on Tuesday night at Melbourne High School with two victories over the Mountain View Yellowjackets.  In the opener the Class 2A, number one-ranked Melbourne Lady Bearkatz defeated the Class 3A, number one-ranked Mountain...

Batesville Pioneers travelled south of the river to take on the Southside Southerners Tuesday night

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Report by Big Daddy Randy Alan & Chris Vines/Photo by Deerick Smith In front of a sold-out, standing room only crowd the top-ranked Batesville Lady Pioneers and the sixth-ranked Lady Southerners had another epic battle Tuesday on Senior Night at Southside, with the Southerners coming...

Batesville hosts regional archery tournament

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Approximately 300 archers shot in the ANASP Region 3 Tournament, Saturday, Feb. 3, sponsored by Arkansas Game and Fish. ANASP is an acronym for the Arkansas National Archery in the Schools Program. The event, hosted through a partnership between the city of Batesville and the...

Southside Southerners challenged the Blytheville Chickasaws Friday night

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Report by Chris Vines The sixth-ranked Lady Southerners had six players in double figures Friday night as they rolled over the Blytheville Lady Chickasaws 77-40 to get their 20th win of the season and set up a Senior Night showdown with the Batesville Lady Pioneers. After...

Batesville Pioneers took to the hardwood Friday night versus the Brookland Bearcats mi

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Report by Big Daddy Randy Alan On Friday, the Junior Lady Pioneers cruised to a win over the Junior Lady Bearcats of Brookland by a final of 41-20 to push their overall record to 15-4 on the season. Kayla Ward led in scoring with 22 points...

Melbourne Bearkatz traveled to Salem Friday night to take on the Greyhounds

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Report by Blake Smith The Melbourne Bearkatz hit the road Friday night, taking on the Salem Greyhounds in a game with huge postseason implications. The Katz got off to a slow start but used a 10-2 run to end the first quarter and gather momentum....

Mountain View Yellowjackets versus the Rose Bud Ramblers Friday night

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Report by Curt Decker Mountain View Yellow Jackets were in action Friday, Feb.7.  In girls' action, the Lady Jackets and the Rose Bud Lady Ramblers met in a final conference game with the Lady Yellowjackets being victorious with a final score of 54-34 with the...