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Friday, September 25, 2020

LISTEN: Batesville Parks & Rec previews spring activities

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Jacob Rawlings, Lowen Lermitte, and Tanner Ring (pictured above, from left) from Batesville Parks & Recreation recently visited with Big Daddy Randy Alan about all of the events and activities coming up within the next few weeks. Listen below to their conversation, and to follow...

Lyon head football coach heading to Peru State College in Nebraska

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Casey Creehan has announced his formal resignation as the head coach of the Lyon College football program after accepting the same position at Peru State College in Peru, Neb. "First of all, I'd like to thank all of the Scots' fans for accepting me and...

Inaugural “Running With Rich” a success at Southside

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Image: (Pictured, from left): Brandi Moody, Jenna Lewis, Reece Gardner, Roger Rich, Todd Coleman, Brycen Sutton, Gary Austin Approximately 100 participants showed up for the inaugural "Running With Rich" 3K Fun Run Thursday evening on the campus of Southside High School. "This is a great event...

Lady Pioneers defeat Nettleton Lady Raiders in NEA Championship game

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The Batesville Lady Pioneers defeated the undefeated (at the time) Nettleton Lady Raiders to take the 72nd NEA Tournament Championship by a final of 68-57 on Friday, Dec. 3. Izzy Higginbottom had 30 points and led all scoring in the game. This was the...

Erikson accepts coaching position at Duke

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Tom Erikson has announced his formal resignation as the head men’s wrestling coach at Lyon College after accepting a coaching position at Duke University in Durham, N.C. “I want to thank Coach Erikson for everything he has done for the program,” said Director of Athletics...

Lyon College women’s basketball’s Furry Frenzy Toy Toss coming Nov. 7

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The 2019 Lyon College Furry Frenzy Toy Toss, which benefits the United Way’s Angel Tree program, putting Christmas gifts in the hands of children less fortunate, has been set for Thursday, Nov. 7, at 6 p.m. The event will take place in James C. Becknell...

LISTEN: Chris Dunegan talks this weekend’s Slot Car World Championship in Batesville

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Chris Dunegan (pictured) with Batesville Slot Cars and Hobbies, 260 W. Main St., dropped by the White River Now family of radio stations to chat about this weekend's Bad Boy Mowers Slot Car Bracket Drag World Championship, sponsored by CNC Custom Machining. Racers from 22...

Melba to host ‘Talladega Nights’ screening with NASCAR legend Mark Martin

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The Melba Theater in Batesville will be having some NASCAR fun with a special screening of the Will Ferrell comedy Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Sunday, April 15, with special guest, NASCAR Hall of Famer Mark Martin. The event is a benefit for Batesville High School's...

Inaugural Scots Spectacular a success for Lyon College

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Lyon College celebrated its first-ever Scots Spectacular, generating thousands in financial support of Lyon Athletics, while also honoring former Coach Fred Wann in front of a crowd gathered at Becknell Gym for the inaugural event. Held Saturday, July 27, Scots Spectacular included a dinner and...

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...

Mountain View girls heading to state championship game

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The Mountain View senior girls basketball team is on the verge of making school history. This past Saturday's victory in the regional finals sends the team to the state championship game this weekend for Class 3A athletics. The team meets Charleston for the championship at 4:30...