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Spring Practice A Casualty Of Baseball

May 25, 2016 10:39am

Success, it is often said, breeds success. In the case of the Booneville baseball team, its success actually killed spring football.

At least for this season.

Bearcat head coach Scott...

<p><strong>Celebration moment.</strong> Trevor Jones raises his arms into the air after hitting a three run double in the first inning against Mayflower Friday. (Photo by Cassie Rongey)</p>

Bearcats Baum Bound

May 17, 2016 4:28pm

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<p><strong>Tracking it down.</strong> Freshman right fielder Michael Hesson has a bead on a fly ball against Hacktt Tuesday. Hesson made the catch in the Bearcats’ 12-0 win over the Hornets.</p>

Bearcats Pound 2A-4 Champs

May 03, 2016 11:48am

If Booneville was to complete an outright Conference 3A-4 title it had to wait until this week to do so.

The Bearcats were scheduled to wrap up the conference season in Paris Friday but the...

<p><strong>Turning two</strong>. Magazine third baseman Randon Baumgartner steps on third base and prepares to throw to first to complete a double play in the sixth inning of a game against Lavaca last week.</p>

Rattlers Win 2A-4 Tournament

May 03, 2016 11:48am

The Magazine Rattlers didn’t exactly come into the Conference 2A-4 tournament on a tear—the had lost twice earlier in the week to Class 4A and 3A teams but on Saturday Shaeffer Loyd and Randon...

<p><strong>That’s the inning</strong>. Moriah Reagan tosses the ball back toward the circle after catching a third strike to end an inning against Charleston last week.</p>

Lady Cats Enter Week Perfect In 3A-4

May 03, 2016 11:47am

The Booneville Lady Cats wrapped up the 4-3A conference softball championship with a pair of shutout wins last week. They blanked Charleston 2-0 and Lamar 8-0, taking their record to 18-4, 11-0 in...

Epperson Has Big Senior Day

May 03, 2016 11:47am

Taylor Epperson, the only senior on the Magazine Lady Rattler roster, celebrated senior day by reaching base three times and scoring three times in a 12-0 shutout over Mulberry.

While the...

Bearcats, Lady Cats Second In District Meets

May 03, 2016 11:47am

The Booneville Bearcats and Lady Cats finished as the runners-up in Thursday’s district track meet held in Paris. The host school won both team title.

Leading the way for the Bearcats were...

<p><strong>Junior High Bearcats, 2016 District Track Meet Champions and high point award Brandon Ulmer (Photo by Misty Simpson)</strong></p>

Booneville Sweeps Junior High Track Meet

May 03, 2016 11:46am

How dominant were the Booneville Junior High Bearcats in the district track meet last week? They scored 258 points in the meet held here at Bearcat Stadium. The second place team, Paris, scored...

<p><strong>Under it</strong>. Trevor Jones scored on a passed ball in the first inning of Friday’s 12-0 win over Lamar. Jones and the Bearcats have clinched at least a share of the 3A-4 title.</p>

Cats Claim Share Of 3A-4

Apr 26, 2016 12:40pm

The Bearcats were riding an 11-game winning streak and were in a position to claim an outright Conference 3A-4 title when they were derailed last week in Atkins.

A loss to the Red Devils...

<p><strong>No no.</strong> Shaeffer Loyd threw a five inning no hitter in a 10-0 win over Mountainburg Thursday. He faced only one batter over the minimum.</p>

Rattlers Wrap Up Two Seed

Apr 26, 2016 12:39pm

Magazine had to wait until Thursday to get in a game last week but by nightfall Friday the Rattlers had wrapped up the two seed in the 2A-4 West tournament set for this weekend in Hackett and by...

<p><strong>Safe at home.</strong> Booneville’s Ashdon Ross slides into home head-first to beat the tag of Two Rivers pitcher Grace Coates in the second inning of the Lady Cats’ softball game last Thursday at the Billy Kiersey Complex. Ross scored on a wild pitch, one of three runs she scored in the Lady Cats’ 12-0 win over the Lady Gators. (Photo by Misty Simpson)</p>

Lady Cats In Complete Command Of League

Apr 26, 2016 12:39pm

The Booneville softball team took complete charge of the 4-3A conference last week. On Monday, Hannah McClung launched a home run to send BHS on their way to a 6-1 win over Atkins, then Ashdon...

<p><strong>Swinging away.</strong> Adison Bennett hits a ground ball on this at bat against Johnson County Westside Wednesday. She later hit a game tying double in the eight inning and scored the winning run on an error.</p>

Lady Rattlers Rally Against Westside, Fall To Mountainburg

Apr 26, 2016 12:39pm

Any hopes of getting into a tie for a conference title were dim at best going to the bottom of the eighth inning Wednesday afternoon for the Magazine Lady Rattlers and although they managed to...

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