• Red Sox win another tight one

    DETROIT (AP) — Once again this October, one run was enough. The Boston Red Sox scored it, and now they lead an American League championship series that seemed to be slipping away last weekend. John Lackey edged Justin Verlander in the latest duel of these …

    Read More

  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball DENVER (AP) — Despite another last-place finish, the Colorado Rockies liked what Manager Walt Weiss did with a banged-up team in his rookie season as manager and rewarded him with a 3-year contract. Weiss went 74-88, a 10-game improvement over the previous season, …

    Read More

  • Another big Pioneer lineman signs with Lyon College Scots

    Lyon College first-year football Coach Kirk Kelley recently announced the signing of his fourth lineman in as many players when he inked Batesville High graduate James Trotter to a letter of intent to play for the team in 2015. Trotter won all 5A-East District honors …

    Read More

  • Race 4 A Face 5K set for Saturday

    The Main Street Gym Race 4 a Face, a 5-kilometer run benefitting Family Violence Prevention and Domestic Violence Awareness, will start and end Saturday morning in front of the Independence County Courthouse, according to a news release from the gym. The entry fees are $5 …

    Read More

  • Cavewomen down Lady Southerners in v-ball

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Cavewomen defeated the Southside Lady Southerners 25-18, 25-13, 26-24 in a non-conference volleyball Monday. Candra Carpenter led the Cavewomen with 18 points, nine digs and seven blocks. Gracen Ratliff added 16 points, seven blocks, five aces and 30 digs, …

    Read More

  • Scot midfielder Bruciaga wins league player award

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — After battling to a pair of ties against 18th-ranked Columbia and Mid-Continent last week, Lyon College midfielder Mauricio Bruciaga was named the American Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Week for men’s soccer. Bruciaga, a 5-10 junior from Chihuahua, Mexico, has …

    Read More

  • ’Cane JV gridders thrash Pioneers

    JONESBORO — The Jonesboro Golden Hurricane thumped the Batesville Pioneers for the second time this season in junior varsity football, following up a 46-20 win on Sept. 30 with a 33-14 decision Monday night. After a punt block by Seth Hixson, Luis Martinez scored on …

    Read More

  • Busy sports Saturday scheduled for Lyon College homecoming

    A full slate of action is scheduled around the Lyon College athletic complex Saturday as teams celebrate the 2013 Lyon College Homecoming with seven events scheduled. The Lyon College volleyball team will be in action, hosting Crowley’s Ridge College in the squad’s final regular season …

    Read More

  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, October 15 – Wednesday, October 16, 2013.

    Read More

  • Littlejohn, Williams, Clay win at Newport dragstrip

    NEWPORT — Edward Littlejohn, Ross Williams and Luke Clay won Sunday at the Newport Dragstrip. Littlejohn defeated Steve Mark Simpson in the Street Stock division, followed by Randall Rudd. Williams outran Jerry Taylor in the Footbrake division. Patrick Nephew and David Colton finished tied for …

    Read More

  • Sparse offense catches up to Cards; Dodgers win 3-0

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a matchup sparse on offense, the Los Angeles Dodgers managed just enough to pull themselves back into the National League championship series. They snapped a stretch of 22 innings without a run scored in the fourth inning Monday night, and …

    Read More

  • Tigers turn to ace for ALCS Game 3

    DETROIT (AP) — The last time Justin Verlander took the mound, his team’s season was on the line. The stakes won’t be quite that high for his next start, but the Detroit Tigers could certainly use another brilliant performance from their star right-hander after blowing …

    Read More