• Scots thump Mississippians

    An opportune Lyon College offense took advantage of seven hits and four Blue Mountain errors Tuesday afternoon and posted a 7-2 win over the Toppers from Mississippi at Scots Field. Lyon junior infielder Griffin Glaude was suffering from a sore throwing arm and was moved …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, February 19 – Friday, February 21, 2014.

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  • Hogs to face another impressive freshman when Gamecocks visit Fayetteville tonight

    FAYETTEVILLE — The Kentucky Wildcats were picked No. 1 in the country in the preaseason because of their outstanding freshmen class, but others in the SEC sport outstanding freshmen. In fact the last two SEC Freshmen of the Week play tonight in the Arkansas-South Carolina …

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  • Olympic politics heat up, power reigns on ski slopes

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The politics got a little hotter. The slopes got a lot slushier. On a day when the mountain courses seemed better suited for the crawl or butterfly but posed no obstacle to Tina Maze, the Sochi Olympics took a more overt …

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  • Committee chairman says medical reason needed if NCAA rules to slow fast-play football offenses

    The chairman of the NCAA Football Rules Committee said Tuesday a proposal to prohibit snapping the ball until at least 10 seconds run off the 40-second play clock should not go forward if there is no hard evidence showing up-tempo offenses endanger defensive players. Air …

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  • Roark’s ‘monster’ role at Concord began long ago

    Anyone familiar with Arkansas high school basketball knows that Jacob Roark is a giant among the state’s best scorers. Eighteen days ago, the senior point guard at Concord moved past James Anderson, who played at Junction City in the 2004-07 seasons, and into second place …

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  • ICYAA ball sign-up starts Saturday

    The first of two opportunities to register for the Independence County Youth Athletic Association’s youth baseball and softball programs is set for Saturday at the First Community Bank George Rider Community Room, according to a news release from T.J. Palese, baseball director. The sign-up time …

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  • Fourth-ranked KIPP Blue Hornets takes down Izard County Cougars

    BROCKWELL — Down by three at the start of the fourth quarter, KIPP Delta pulled away in the final minutes for a 70-60 victory Monday over Izard County in the Cougars Den. The fourth ranked Class 1A boys team by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette are the …

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  • Sitzman lifts Scots

    The Lyon College baseball team needed a lift Monday, and sophomore Joseph Sitzman delivered. The left fielder posted a 3-for-3 outing in the opener against the Saint Francis Saints at Scots Field, driving in a pair of runs and scoring one himself. Unfortunately, the Scots …

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  • Tech sweeps BJHS cagers

    PARAGOULD — The Green County Tech Junior Lady Eagles slipped by the Junior Lady Pioneers 48-44 Monday in a 5A-East District game. The Junior Lady Eagles led 29-23 at halftime, but the Junior Lady Pioneers fought back to tie the game 35-all at the end …

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  • Moyer wins at Winternationals

    TAMPA, FL. — Batesville’s Billy Moyer picked up his 22nd recently at East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, Fl., winning the $7,000 East Bay Winternationals in the Lucas Oil Late Model Series. Moyer made his move on lap 22, overtaking leader Steve Francis, and led …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, February 18 – Thursday, February 20, 2014.

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