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Friday, September 25, 2020

Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets fall to 24-5 on the season Saturday night in postseason action

Report and photo by Kevin Johnson The Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets lost to the Valley Springs Lady Tigers 53-50 to finish Runner-up in the Class 3A-1 Regional Basketball Tournament at Waldron High School.  The game was back and forth throughout with Valley Springs overcoming an...

Melbourne Bearkatz cap a three-game sweep of the Salem Greyhounds Tuesday night

The Melbourne Bearkatz capped off a three-game sweep of Salem in boys' basketball Tuesday night at Bearkatz Gymnasium. The first half was an uncharacteristic shootout, as the Katz and Greyhounds traded baskets the entirety of the first and second periods. After stretching the lead...

LISTEN: Gary B. visits with new Lady Southerners head coach Jordan Riley

The Southside Lady Southerners have a new head coach. Yesterday, Southside Schools Superintendent Roger Rich announced the hiring of Jordan Riley (pictured) to lead the Lady Southerners. White River Now's Gary B. had the opportunity to visit with Riley after the coach's introduction on Wednesday. Listen to...

Vicki Stephenson/Shelter Insurance names Southerner Athletes of the Week

The Vicki Stephenson/Shelter Insurance Southside Southerner Athletes of the Week for last week were recently announced. Pictured above are (from left):  Vicki Stephenson standing with Southerner football player Michael Tucker, Southerner cheerleader Kirsten King, the "Voice of the Southerners" on 99.5 Hits Now Chris...

LISTEN: Big Daddy Randy Alan and Coach Stan Fowler talk Batesville Lady Pioneer Basketball

Batesville Lady Pioneer Head Basketball Coach Stan Fowler recently chatted with White River Now's Big Daddy Randy Alan about the Lady Pioneers in the State Tournament this week at Farmington.

Batesville Lady Pioneers named 4A East Regional Champion

Report by Big Daddy Randy Alan/Photo by Anthony Cossey The Batesville Lady Pioneers and the Southside Lady Southerners met for the fourth time this season in the Championship game of the 4A East Regional Tournament at Valley View on Saturday.   The game was tied twice after...

Mountain View Yellowjackets pick up second victory of the season defeating the Hector Wildcats, 46-27

Report by Kevin Johnson/Photo by Justine Carter On Friday night at Yellowjacket Stadium, the Mountain View Yellowjackets picked up their second victory of the season defeating the Hector Wildcats by a score of 46-27. For the third consecutive game, Mountain View scored on its opening possession,...

Fast start sends top-ranked Scots past Owls in AMC Tournament Semifinals

The top-seeded Lyon College women’s basketball team opened up Saturday’s American Midwest Conference Championship Tournament Semifinal with an 18-0 run and led the rest of the way to defeat No. 4-seed William Woods, 71-45, inside Becknell Gymnasium. The Scots improved to 29-2 on the year...

Southside Southerners take home 4A state weightlifting championship

The Southside Southerners weightlifting team nabbed the 4A state championship at the 28th annual Arkansas High School Weightlifting Championships. The event was held Saturday, April 20, at Charles B. Dyer Arena in Alma. The competition saw the Southerners coming in at the top of the...

Gary B.: Boy Scouts White River Canoe Race provides wonderful experience

Above: Participants of the 2019 Boy Scouts White River Canoe & Kayak Races on Saturday / Image by Robert Latus The Boy Scouts White River Canoe & Kayak Races culminated Saturday with an 8.2-mile sprint from Lock & Dam 2, near Bethesda, to Lock &...

Melbourne Bearkatz dominate their first-round playoff matchup Friday night, 44-7

The Melbourne Bearkatz dominated in their first-round playoff matchup Friday night on the road against the Centerpoint Knights. The story of the day was the Katz defense, who allowed less than 100 yards in the first half and only 136 for the game. The...