• S-side bowlers finish fourth, eighth in state

    FORT SMITH — The Southside Southerners finished fourth in the 4A-5A State Bowling Tournament at Bowling World Thursday as Drew Moss led the team with a score of 569. Moss finished eighth in the state and was selected to the all-state team. Stuttgart finished first, …

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  • Penguin 5K/10K set for Saturday

    The first race of the White River Roadrunners Challenge Series is set for Saturday morning at 10 when Penguin 5K/10K Run runners are scheduled to break from the start/finish line at Kennedy Park. The annual event benefits the Special Olympics. Race-day registration is scheduled to …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, February 21 – Sunday, February 23, 2014.

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro basketball NEW YORK (AP) — The Indiana Pacers decided Evan Turner gave them a better shot against Miami than Danny Granger. Many other teams decided there wasn’t much worth doing. Big names and big deals were mostly absent from the NBA’s trade deadline, with …

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  • S-side juniors win championship

    PINE BLUFF — Shae Wolf scored her only basket with 1:10 left to play to give the Southside Junior Lady Southerners a 32-31 basketball victory over the Clinton Junior Lady Yellowjackets Wednesday in the championship game of the 4A-2 Junior District Tournament at Dollarway High …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Missouri Baptist Spartans (6-11, American Midwest Conference; 8-17 overall) vs. Lyon College Scots (14-3, 18-7) at Becknell Gym, 5:30 p.m. The Spartans will be trying to break a 3-game skid. Meanwhile, the Scots were winning three straight, including a victory over the previously-unbeaten Freed-Hardeman Lady …

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  • This cager really did ‘shoot lights out’

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Talk about shooting the lights out. The NCAA Division II game Wednesday night between Johnson C. Smith and Winston Salem State ended a in a draw after a player heaved a full-court shot with less than a second left and knocked …

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  • Qualls shoots UA by South Carolina

    FAYETTEVILLE — Michael Qualls struggled mightily in early Southeastern Conference play. The sophomore appears to have found his game lately, just in time for what the Arkansas Razorbacks hope is a push toward an NCAA tournament berth. Qualls continued his late-season resurgence on Wednesday night, …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, February 20 – Saturday, February 22, 2014.

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  • US hockey team gets shot at Canada

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The United States’ hockey team is getting exactly what it wanted. Another shot at Canada. Dustin Brown banged in a go-ahead goal late in the first period and the Americans went on to dominate the Czech Republic 5-2 Wednesday to earn …

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  • France collects first sweep of Winter Games

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — France has swept the medals at a Winter Olympic Games event for the first time in the country’s history. Jean Frederic Chapuis won the gold medal in skicross Thursday to lead the French 1-2-3 finish at the Sochi Olympics. Arnaud Bovolenta …

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  • Cardinals try to build off World Series loss

    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Rather than dismiss last year’s loss in the World Series, St. Louis Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny wants his team to build off that defeat. Matheny said the Cardinals can channel the disappointment they experienced in a 6-game loss to Boston into …

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