Southside Baseball falls short against Brookland

Two outs in the seventh and bases loaded, a close play at first ended the Southerners rally as they fall 7-4 to the Brookland Bearcats on March 11. The Southerners defense struggled early giving up 6 unearned runs on 4 errors, as Braden Jones went...

Lady Southerners struggle to get bats going against Brookland

The Southside Lady Southerners struggled to get the bats going against the Brookland Lady Bearcats and division 1 signee Ashlyn Matthews on March 11.  The Lady Southerners were defeated 8-1. It was a scoreless game going into the top of the third inning when Brookland...

‘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...

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...

Southside Elementary Archery qualifies for national competition

The Southside Southerners elementary archery team, consisting of fourth and fifth graders, finished fifth at the recent state tournament held at the Hot Springs Convention Center. The Southerners qualified for nationals in Louisville, Kentucky by shooting 2889 at the competition. Taylor Younger led the way by racking...

Melbourne Lady Bearkatz blast the Riverside Lady Rebels for the 2A State Title

The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz defeat Riverside Lady Rebel for the 2A State Title by a final score 48-23 at the Bank OZK Arena in Hot Springs on March 9. Reagan Rapert led the team in scoring with 12 points. She totaled 6 rebounds, 5 assists...

Lady Yellowjackets take home 3A State Champions title

Saturday afternoon at Bank OZK Arena in Hot Springs, the Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets defeated the Atkins Lady Red Devils 59-48 claiming the class 3A State Championship. The Lady Yellowjackets took control to the game after the first quarter ultimately leading to a victorious conclusion...

Big bats propel Lady Southerners to victory

The Southside Lady Southerners bats exploded in Blytheville Thursday evening as they hammered their way to a 23-0 victory in only 3 innings over the Lady Chickasaws.   Katie Dennison, Maddie Poole and Blakeley Floyd had 2 hits each and Freshman Lexie Dale hit her...

Batesville Lady Pioneers win state championship

The Batesville Lady Pioneers are the 4A State Champions as they defeated the Berryville Lady Bobcats by a final of 72 to 66 at the Bank of the Ozarks arena in Hot Springs on Thursday. Sophomore Isabella Higginbottom was the high scorer with 26 points....

NEATennis offering after-school tennis programs in Batesville

Warm weather is right around the corner, so that means there'll be lots of opportune time for kids to learn the healthy, outdoor fun of tennis. NEATennis will be holding after-school tennis programs in Batesville beginning March 25 and lasting to May 20. Sessions will...

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....