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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Luxora wrestlers shooting for the stars (07/27/15)
Hustlers by name, wrestlers by trade and champs by virtue of the 1-2-3. Bradley Diggs and Lamonte Potts, known more commonly in the squared circle as the LA Hustlers, added to their rasslin' resume by capturing the Misfit Wrestling Alliance (MWA) Tag Team titles June 20...
Last chance for soccer signups (07/23/15)
Blytheville Courier News The Blytheville Area Soccer Associaton will hold one more sign up for the 2015 season Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Greater Blytheville Area Chamber of Commerce. Registration fee is $40. A $20 late fee will be added to any registrations after Saturday...
Casons finishing successful season (07/23/15)
It's been quite a year on the diamond for the Blytheville area. A successful prep season that saw four county teams reach their respective state tournaments with one (Armorel baseball) winning it all, was followed by another exciting BBSB season that saw great local league action including one of the most competitive youth softball seasons in the upper age divisions along with a number of all star teams reaching Cal Ripken regionals...
Junior Casons in state final (07/20/15)
Blytheville Courier News The Blytheville Sheet Metal and ANC Jr. Casons will play for the Junior Legion baseball state championship Tuesday after a 6-3 win over Paragould in the Junior Legion semifinals Monday night in Sheridan. The Junior Casons advance to the state championship for the first time since 2007...
Casons win Zone 2 tournament championship (07/20/15)
MOUNTAIN HOME-After finishing in third place in the AAA American Legion Zone 2 regular season, the Blytheville Hardy Sales and Service Casons turned on the jets in the zone tournament winning all three games that they played on their way to the Zone 2 championship...
Southwest Regional: Webber perfect; Mobile, Ala. is World Series bound (07/13/15)
Ethan Webber was perfect. The Mobile, Ala. hurler didn't allow a base runner in Monday's 12-year-old Cal Ripken Southwest Regional Tournament championship game, routing Seminole, Texas, 18-0, at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex. Mobile advances to the World Series in Aberdeen, Maryland, which will be played July 24-Aug. 1...
Seminole and Mobile to meet again for regional title at Sportsplex (07/12/15)
Seminole, Texas and Mobile, Ala. will square off at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the 12-year-old Cal Ripken Southwest Regional Tournament championship game at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex. The Texas team blanked Mountain Home, 6-0, Sunday night to survive and advance to the title tame...
Southwest Regional: Seminole storms back to win winner's bracket game (07/11/15)
Seminole, Texas trailed by five runs going into the final inning of Saturday's winner's bracket game with St. Charles, La. No problem. The Texas club plated 10 runs in the sixth to pull out a 16-11 win in the 12-year-old Cal Ripken Southwest Regional Tournament at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex...
Mobile wins thriller in winner's bracket (07/11/15)
It took extra innings to decide the winner's bracket battle between Meridian, Miss. and Mobile, Ala. Saturday afternoon. Mobile plated two in the seventh and held on for an 11-9 win in the 12-year-old Cal Ripken Southwest Regional Tournament at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex...
Host Blytheville eliminated from Southwest Regional (07/11/15)
The host Blytheville 12-year-old All-Stars' run in the Cal Ripken Southwest Regional Tournament came to an end Saturday with a 7-6 loss to the Little Rock Junior Deputies at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex. Little Rock broke a 2-2 tie with five runs in the fifth inning to lead 7-2...
Host Blytheville advances in Legion Zone 2 Tournament (07/10/15)
GOSNELL -- The host Blytheville Casons defeated Poinsett County, 14-4, Friday night in the A American Legion Zone 2 Tournament at the Gosnell High School baseball field. Blytheville scored two in the first and three in the second to lead 5-1 going into the third inning. ...
Blytheville 12s fall to Texas team (07/10/15)
The host Blytheville 12-year-old All-Stars ran into a buzz saw in their second game of the 12-year-old Cal Ripken South West Regional Tournament, Friday, falling to Seminole, Texas, 12-4. Kyle Suarez and Earl Newfield went deep, powering the Texas team past Blytheville...
Casons open zone tournament with win (07/10/15)
GOSNELL -- The host third-seeded Blytheville Casons opened the A Amercian Legion Zone 2 Tournament with a 9-2 win over sixth-seed Paragould Chevy, Thursday night, at the Gosnell High School baseball field. Blytheville plated seven runs over the fourth and fifth innings to pull away...
Blytheville 12s dominate regional opener (07/09/15)
The host Blytheville 12-year-old All-Stars won their Cal Ripken Southwest Regional Tournament opener in dominating fashion Thursday night. Ty Wagner's walk-off home run finished off Southeast Oklahoma, 11-1, in the final of four games at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex on Thursday...
West Feliciana, Mobile win Regional openers at Sportsplex (07/09/15)
West Feliciana, Louisiana opened the 12-year-old Cal Ripken Southwest Regional Tournament with a nail-biting, 8-7 win over Tri-County, Arkansas at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex. In the beginning, the two teams were neck and neck. The West Feliciana Saints scored two runs in the first inning. Tri-County matched the Saints, 2-2, with two runs in the third...
Host Blytheville ready for regional (07/09/15)
The host Blytheville 12-year-old All-Stars are confident entering this week's Cal Ripken World Series qualifier, as they try to become the first local youth team to play for the ultimate prize. Blytheville's only regional champion was a 10-year-old club eight years ago, and there was no World Series for its division at the time...
Memorable state tourney; regional next for Blytheville 10s (07/09/15)
The Blytheville 10-year-old All-Stars are headed to regionals. The team represented Blytheville well over the weekend at the North Arkansas State Tournament, finishing runner-up to host Mountain Home. Blytheville knocked off Tri-County 5-3, then Harrison 13-3 and Fayetteville 16-2 to earn a spot in a memorable state semifinals...
Casons knock off Batesville on the road (07/09/15)
The Blytheville Hardy Sales and Service Casons topped host Batesville, 8-2, Monday night in the first game of an American Legion doubleheader. Batesville won the nightcap, 6-5. In the first game, a Zone 2 contest, the Casons got a solid outing from starter Will Camp, who allowed just the two runs on three hits, four walks and a hit by pitch, while striking out six in six innings of work...
Cason blank Mayfield (07/03/15)
The host Blytheville Hardy Sales and Service Casons edged Mayfield, Kentucky, 2-0, Thursday in American Legion action at the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex. Both of Blytheville's runs came in the bottom of the sixth inning as Alex Draughn (lead-off single) and Zack Gray (double) both crossed the plate to break a 0-0 tie...
Mann, Coach Brown lead All-CN team (07/03/15)
2015 was another entertaining year for area baseball teams. The Blytheville Chickasaws snapped a 64-game 5A East losing streak and showed plenty of hope for the future, the Gosnell Pirates and Rivercrest Colts marched to their respective state tournaments and the Armorel Tigers won their third state championship in dominating fashion...
Denso, Gosnell Pawn advance (07/01/15)
lytheville Courier News The 16U youth softball tournament began Tuesday night. The Denso Heat and Gosnell Pawn Shop are still alive and will play for the tournament championship Thursday night. Here's a round of the action from the Blytheville Youth Sportsplex...
Wright to play in Xtra Innings Classic (07/01/15)
Blytheville Courier News Gosnell Pirate, Chad Wright has been selected to play in the 12th Annual Xtra Innins Summer Classic. The Xtra Innings Summer Classic will be held July 6 and 7 at Arkansas State University's Tomlinson Stadium-Kell Field in Jonesboro, AR...
Casons beat Paragould (07/01/15)
Blytheville Courier News PARAGOULD-The Blytheville Hardy Sales and Service Casons picked up a 6-2 victory on the road against Paragould Tuesday night in zone action. Blytheville scored three in the first inning, a run in the fifth two more in the top of the seventh...
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