• Membership limited in ‘Legion of Boom’

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — They don’t have a secret handshake, decoder rings or their own clubhouse. But even Groucho Marx, who refused to join any club that would have him, would have loved to get into the “Legion of Boom.” It’s not just the …

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  • Lynch remains in ‘beast mode’ with media

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Beast Mode was Least Mode again. Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch abruptly ended his media availability — again — walking away from a throng of reporters while escorted by a member of the New Jersey State Police after about …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football NEW YORK (AP) — Laughter and shrieks echoed through Times Square as bundled-up football fans slid down a gleaming toboggan run, the centerpiece of a Super Bowl-themed outdoor street fair that has invaded the city’s busiest thoroughfare. Sun glinted off the toboggan run, …

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  • Mustangs run away from Pioneers

    The margins were different, but the games and the winners in Pioneer Gym Tuesday night looked similar. The Batesville Lady Pioneers led all but two or three minutes of the first three quarters, but the Forrest City Lady Mustangs eventually broke away for a 59-46, …

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  • ’Katz take down district-leading Tigers

    MELBOURNE — The Melbourne Bearkatz took down the favored Valley Springs Tigers 67-61 in overtime here Tuesday in a 3A 1-East District game. The Bearkatz entered the game with 4-5 district record and the Tigers were undefeated in the district at 7-0 and 20-2 overall. …

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  • McCandlis wins sportsmanship award

    BROCKWELL — Izard County Coach Kyle McCandlis won the Harold Ray Jeffery Sportsmanship Award for the Izard County Invitational Tournament last week at Calico Rock, according to a news release from the school. McCandlis, an Izard County and Arkansas State graduate, is in his first …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, January 29 – Saturday, February 1, 2014.

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  • Missou hits freebies, breaks Walton jinx

    FAYETTEVILLE — Earnest Ross hadn’t won in Arkansas on three attempts, dating back to his first two seasons at Auburn. The Missouri senior picked exactly the right moment to help end his woes in the state on Tuesday night, also putting an end to the …

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  • Layrock, Childers win AMC player awards

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Lyon College’s Jordan Layrock and William Baptist’s Cheyenne Childers won the American Midwest Conference Basketball Player of the Week awards for games played between Jan. 20-26, the league office reported on Monday. Layrock won the award after posting his second collegiate double-double …

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  • Cavewomen rout Lady Warriors

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Cavewomen improved to 7-3 in 4A-3 District basketball here Monday after routing the Westside Consolidated Lady Warriors 48-16. The 20-4 Cavewomen led 11-5, 20-12 and 37-14 at the quarter breaks as Jamie Holley scored 12 points and grabbed eight …

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  • Batesville, Forrest City juniors split 5A-East big-number wins

    A home team and a visitor won big in 5A-East District junior high basketball games Monday night in Pioneer Gymnasium. The Batesville Junior Lady Pioneers jumped out to a 14-2 first-quarter lead en route to a 38-8 win. The Forrest City Junior Mustangs broke open …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Forrest City Lady Mustangs (1-4, 5A-East District; 6-10, overall) vs. Batesville Lady Pioneers (1-4, 3-14) at Pioneer Gym, 6 p.m. A Ja`Brisha Hawkins, a junior point guard, leads the Lady Mustangs in scoring with 12 points per game in district play. JaKayla Burke, a 5-9 …

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