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Friday, September 25, 2020

Topless 100 at Batesville Motor Speedway postponed

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The Topless 100 Race at Batesville Motor Speedway (BMS), scheduled for this weekend, has been postponed due to weather and more rainfall projected this weekend. "This is not what we wanted to do, but the speedway was already saturated, and the new rainfall makes for...

Four-time All-State tennis player with Batesville ties heads to A-State

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Thea Rice, a Hot Springs native who played two seasons at Arkansas, will transfer to Arkansas State and join the Red Wolves tennis team this fall, women's tennis head coach Kel Lange announced Tuesday. Thea, a four-time All-State selection from Lakeside High School, is the...

Wyatt announced as new manager at Shooting Sports Complex

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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...

Kevin Johnson, announcer for Mountain View Yellowjackets football on KWOZ, selected as Sully Award winner

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The Voice of the Mountain View Yellowjackets on Arkansas 103.3 KWOZ, Kevin Johnson, was selected as the 2019 Sully Award winner by the Little Rock Touchdown Club on Thursday afternoon for the Most Outstanding Football Play Call for Arkansas high school football coverage. The award...

WATCH: MMA fighter Myles Malone visits with 93 KZLE’s Lisa and Rob re upcoming Pyramid Fights 6 bout

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Pyramid Fights 6 is coming to the Batesville Community Center, Saturday, March 17. One fighter on the card, Myles Malone of Without Limits MMA, dropped by 93 KZLE's "Lisa and Rob" recently to discuss his bout, his training regiment, and the somewhat disturbing revelation that Lisa...

Scots break multiple records in Homecoming win over Rams

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With excitement buzzing around Pioneer Stadium on Saturday night for Homecoming & Family Weekend at Lyon College, Texas Wesleyan and the Scots fit the billing as the two teams combined for 98 total points in the game. The Scots put an exclamation point on...

Southside’s Kenny Simpson named as new head football coach for Searcy Lions

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UPDATE 11:20 p.m., June 11, 2020: White River Now's Gary Bridgman spoke with Coach Simpson tonight about the move to Searcy. Here's what Simpson said: "I feel Searcy is a good opportunity. It's never the right time to leave a place you love, but really...

Batesville Pioneers Football Preview

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Check out this video from the team's annual bellyflop competition. The Batesville Pioneers were only one win away from a district championship and a number two seed in the 5A state playoffs in 2018. However, they fell to the Valley View Blazers in the season...

AAA implements “Dead Period” for school athletics

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The Arkansas Activities Association is implementing a "Dead Period" for member schools beginning tomorrow due to concerns over COVID-19. According to this morning's release from the AAA, coaches (licensed teacher coaches and registered volunteers) "shall be prohibited from engaging in any type of activity involving...

Lyon Athletics to feature new court design at Becknell Gymnasium

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Becknell Gymnasium, the home of Lyon College volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, and men’s and women’s wrestling, will undergo a transformation over the summer. "Thanks to the generous donations from David Brogdon, '93, Rodney Griffin, '96, and Ryland Kieffer, '98, Becknell Gymnasium will feature a...

Four Scots to play in D2 vs NAIA Challenge

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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...