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High School Volleyball
Newport at Cave City (7-JrB-Jr-JV-V) 4:30 p.m.
Cedar Ridge at Salem (7-Jr-V) 4:30 p.m.
High School Golf
Batesville at Pochahontas 1 p.m.
High School Tennis
Batesville, Southside, Brookland at Lyon . . .

Quitman crushes Midland

By Richard Sharp Special to The Guard
PLEASANT PLAINS -- The Quitman Bulldogs wasted no time letting their presence be known Friday against Midland, putting up three touchdowns in the first quarter alone on their way to a 35-0 . . .

High School Football

High School
How They Fared
How the teams ranked in last week's Arkansas Sports Media High School Football Poll fared in their Week 2 games.
1. Bryant (2-0) def. Bentonville West, 38-0
2. Greenwood (2-0) def. FS Southside, . . .

Scratch Classic returns to Batesville

From submitted information
Back in the late 1980s & early '90s, Batesville hosted one of the more prestigious scratch bowling tournaments in the state.
Hollywood Bowl, Batesville's only bowling alley, has announced the return . . .

Bearkatz roll to 3-0 start with win over Cavemen

Leeanna Hoskinds

Cave City fullback Jacob Jones (18) carries several Melbourne defenders with him as he picked up 24 yards on a carry during the third quarter of the Bearkatz' 25-8 victory over the Cavemen last Friday.

By Scott McDonald sports@guardonline.com
CAVE CITY -- The Melbourne Bearkatz continue to roll up the yards in the passing game as they moved to 3-0 Friday evening with a 35-8 mercy-rule victory over the Cave City Cavemen in . . .

Southerners rally, knock off Trumann

Southside running back Bryson Duncan (1) gets past a few Trumann defenders on a carry during the Southerners' 43-30 win last Friday.

Jamey Jones

By Adam Chapman Special to The Guard
SOUTHSIDE -- Following a quick, rushing touchdown from Trumann in the first quarter, the Southside Southerners had to play catch-up but were able to steal a 43-30 victory away at home from the . . .

Searcy beats Batesville in marathon

Sandra Stroud

The Batesville offensive linemen open up a huge hole for tailback Ehtna Ridgel (47) to run through during the Pioneers' loss at Searcy last Friday.

By Bruce Guthrie Searcy Daily Citizen
SEARCY -- For the football fan who enjoys numbers, Lions' Stadium was the place to be Friday night.
The Searcy Lions and Batesville Pioneers put up massive numbers in Searcy's 62-42 . . .

Pioneers hit the road

Sandra Stroud

Batesville junior quarterback Eli Livingston drops back to attempt a pass during the Pioneers' contest against Jonesboro last week. After two straight home games, the Pioneers hit the road for the first time this season as they travel south today to face Searcy.

Pioneers hit the . . .

Hogs welcome TE O'Grady back to lineup

By Nate Allen Nate Allen Sports Services
FAYETTEVILLE -- Call him Cheyenne or call him C.J.
Just call the Arkansas Razorbacks glad to have him back, says Nick Starkel.
And Starkel wasn't even here when Fayetteville High grad and . . .

Lyon releases men's wrestling schedule

Lyon Sports Information
The Lyon College men's wrestling team will host five matches and travel to five different states to compete against some of the nation's best wrestling squads this season as head coach Tom Erikson, . . .

Batesville, Southside split with Pocahontas

Southside's Blake Duncan serves during his and teammate Rance Wagoner's match against Cave City last week at Lyon College.

Scott McDonald

From submitted information
Both Batesville and Southside tennis teams took on Pocahontas Monday afternoon at Lyon College with mixed results.
The Lady Pioneers split two matches with Pocahontas while the Pioneers went 2-1. the . . .

Scots pull off upset over MVSU

Lyon Sports Information
TOUGALOO, Miss. -- The Lyon College volleyball team was spectacular Tuesday as they pulled off the upset against NCAA Division I Mississippi Valley State University and easily swept Tougaloo College. Both . . .

Arkansas releases 2019-20 men's basketball schedule

UA Communications
FAYETTEVILLE -- The University of Arkansas released its 2019-20 men's basketball schedule. The slate features 18 home games including nine SEC contests and three versus the Razorbacks' oldest rivals - Rice, TCU . . .

Ratcliffe named Deputy AD; Devenport named Chief of Staff

UA Communications
FAYETTEVILLE -- Derita Ratcliffe has been promoted to deputy athletics director of student-athlete wellness and senior woman administrator (SWA) and Kat Devenport has been named chief of staff, vice chancellor . . .

Southside JV edges Batesville

From submitted information
The Southside Southerners JV team overcame a 7-0 halftime deficit to defeat rival Batesville Pioneers 12-9 Monday night at Pioneer Stadium.
Batesville's Ryley McCuiston threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to . . .