• AOA District 2 slates meeting for April 16

    All District 2 sports officials are required to attend the Arkansas Officials Association spring business meeting April 16 in the Batesville High School cafeteria, according to a news release from the Association. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, April 9 – Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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  • Some say Hank still reigns as home run king

    ATLANTA (AP) — Hank Aaron is still the home run king to many. Even baseball commissioner Bud Selig has a difficult time seeing it any other way. Aaron was honored before the Braves game against the New York Mets on Tuesday night with a ceremony …

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  • UConn routs Notre Dame 79-58

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With Breanna Stewart back for two more seasons, Geno Auriemma and UConn are in position to win a few more titles. None may be sweeter than the record ninth championship the Huskies won Tuesday night in unprecedented fashion. Connecticut reached the …

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  • 5 big heartbreakers remembered at Masters

    AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — With rare exception, no other major championship inflicts as much emotional pain as Augusta National. The perks of winning include a lifetime exemption to the Masters and a spot in the most exclusive locker room in golf. The scars of finishing …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Men’s college basketball RALEIGH, N.C. (ap) — North Carolina State sophomore T.J. Warren is taking his high-scoring game to the NBA. In a statement released by the school, the Atlantic Coast Conference’s player of the year said he had “a fun ride” but was ready …

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  • Southerner earns honor in bowling

    Southside High School senior Drew Moss earned a place on the Class 5A-4A All-State bowling team, according to a news release from the Arkansas Activities Association. As in some high school sports, all-state recognition in bowling is based on competitors’ results in the state tournament. …

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  • Valley View tops S-side in soccer

    SOUTHSIDE — The Valley View soccer teams swept Southside in 4A-3 Conference games at Stewart Field on Monday. The defending 4A State Tournament champion Blazers defeated the Southerners 5-1. The Lady Blazers shut out the Lady Southerners 10-0. Greg Smith scored the Southerners’ only goal, …

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  • Hot-hitting Scot wins AMC weekly award

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Lyon College outfielder Joe Campbell hit .733 to lead the Scots to a spotless 4-0 mark against league opponents last week and was named the AMC Baseball Player of the Week for his efforts, the league announced Monday. Campbell, a 6-0 junior …

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  • Wet fields, more rain shorten ‘Sports calendar’

    Except for high school soccer, the schedule of sporting events involving Guard-circulation area schools was wiped out due to wet field conditions, and today’s list looks in jeopardy. Eight area high school baseball games and seven softball games set for Monday were called off, and …

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  • Bad Boys basketball team wins tourney in Searcy

    Bad Boys, a basketball team made up of area high school sophomores, won the Prime Time Baller’s Basketball Tournament in Searcy last weekend. The Bad Boys defeated the Arkansas Kings (Conway) 49-48 in the title game after having lost to them 49-41 in a preliminary. …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, April 8 – Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

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