• Sside bowlers blank Concord

    Southside bowling teams dominated Concord in bowling matches Wednesday at Hollywood Bowl. The Southerners won 13-0, taking singles matches by scores of 478-433, 399-398, 460-333 and 444-331, and also sweeping the Baker’s team scores 169-131 and 186-122. Kenzee Matthews led Southside with a 2-game total …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, January 23 – Saturday, January 25, 2014.

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  • McRae rallies Vols past Hogs

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jordan McRae made sure Arkansas continued its recent history of road frustration. McRae scored Tennessee’s last 13 points of the game and finished with 34 as the Volunteers erased an 8-point, second-half deficit Wednesday in an 81-74 victory over Arkansas. McRae’s …

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  • Wawrinka reaches first Grand Slam tennis final

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Stanislas Wawrinka backed up his upset of 4-time champion Novak Djokovic by reaching his first Grand Slam final with a 6-3, 7-6 (1), 6-7 (3), 7-6 (4) win over Tomas Berdych in the Australian Open semifinals on Thursday. Wawrinka ended a …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees capped an offseason spending spree by agreeing to a $155-million, 7-year contract with prized Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. Following just the second season in 19 years that didn’t include a playoff appearance, the Yankees flexed …

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  • Snowstorm gives MetLife Stadium dress rehearsal

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The NFL and personnel at MetLife Stadium had a Super Bowl pop quiz on snow removal less than two weeks before the title game between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks. The league and stadium officials decided to use a …

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  • Super Bowl again set for live online streaming

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl will again be streamed live online. Fox said Wednesday that it would offer free access to all users on computers and tablets through its app for the NFL championship on Feb. 2. For other playoff games this season, …

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  • Ex-Cowboy convicted of intoxication manslaughter

    DALLAS (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter Wednesday for a fiery wreck that killed his teammate and close friend, Jerry Brown. He faces up to 20 years in prison for a December 2012 wreck after a night of …

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  • BHS girls break through; boys come up short

    For Batesville High, the better finisher collected the 5A-East District basketball first. That went to the Lady Pioneers, who scored the final eight points to fend off the Wynne Lady Yellowjackets for a 41-31 victory. The Lady Yellowjackets never led, but they did close to …

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  • Batesville girls win, lose on road

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Batesville and Mountain Home junior girls split basketball games here Monday as the Batesville seventh-graders won 35-14 and the homestanding eighth-graders won 28-22. For Batesville’s winners, Taylor Griffin scored 19 points, Erin Haigwood added five assists and Jordyn Jones and Jaiden Barber …

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  • Southside falls to Newport in 4A-2 District battle

    SOUTHSIDE — The Newport Greyhounds defeated the Southside Southerners 60-48 in a 4A-2 District game here Tuesday, dropping the Southerners to 1-6 in the district and 3-12 overall. The Southerners led 13-12 and 20-18 after the first two quarter breaks, but the Greyhounds battled back …

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  • Sports Calendar

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

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