• Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, January 22 – Saturday, January 25, 2014.

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  • Hogs face talented big man tonight

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Coach Cuonzo Martin has no doubt that junior forward Jarnell Stokes is one of college basketball’s best big men. When you’re talking about big guys, the way he rebounds the basketball, when he’s moving and scoring the ball like that, …

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  • Federer tops Murray to cap quarterfinals of Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer rekindled his dominance over Andy Murray in Grand Slam matches and advanced to his 11th consecutive Australian Open semifinal with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3 win Wednesday. Federer clinched it on his third match point with an ace …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Baseball NEW YORK (AP) — Several angry major league players wanted Alex Rodriguez kicked out of their union after he sued it last week, but staff lawyers told them expulsion was not allowed. The players spoke Jan. 13 during a Major League Baseball Players Association …

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  • LeBron leads Heat late rally to get past Celtics

    MIAMI (AP) — Their big early lead was gone, the Miami Heat were trailing with 3 minutes remaining and the 2-time defending champions seemed very much in trouble. They didn’t let Boston score again. That’s how to snap a defensive slump. LeBron James scored 11 …

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  • All-state volleyballer signs with Lyon Scots

    HARRISBURG — After a stellar high school career, including a senior season that featured 202 kills, 126 digs and 27 aces, Harrisburg High School standout Maggie McNamara has signed a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics letter of intent to play volleyball at Lyon College, according …

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  • California schoolgirl signs with Lyon College soccer

    Victoria Rutherford, a high school soccer standout from Strathmore, Calif., has signed a NAIA letter of intent to attend Lyon College in the fall, according to Coach Ben Parman. Rutherford, a 4-year starter and 3-year captain, gained accolades for first-team all-conference in 2012 and second-team …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Wynne Lady Yellowjackets (0-3, 5A-East District; 1-11, overall) vs. Batesville Lady Pioneers (0-3, 2-13) at Pioneer Gym, 6 p.m. Someone’s going to get a first 5A-East District victory and out of the cellar in the opener and in the nightcap. The Lady Yellowjackets are led …

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  • Lyon College unveils new logo for Scots

    The Lyon College Athletics Department opened a new chapter as it unveiled a new logo for the Scots during a press conference Monday. “We’ve developed a stronger athletic brand that will allow us to better market ourselves to prospective students,” said Kevin Jenkins, Director of …

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  • Cavewomen fall to Lady Blazers

    CAVE CITY — In their first game after winning the Lyon College tournament championship Saturday night, the Cavewomen fell to the Valley View Lady Blazers 61-56 Monday in a 4A-3 District game. The Lady Blazers built a 15-6 lead at the end of the first …

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  • Southside bowling teams finish second, set record in Mountain Home tourney

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Southside High School’s bowling teams finished second at the Norfork Invitational Tournament on Driftwood Lanes on Saturday. The Southerners finished 19 pins behind the Norfork Panthers (2,429-2,410). The Lady Southerners finished 74 pins back of the Lady Panthers (1,792-1,718). “I’m really, really …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, January 21 – Friday, January 25, 2014.

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