Sports Briefs

June 19, 2017 Pro basketball LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diana Taurasi became the WNBA’s career scorer leader, passing Tina Thompson’s mark of 7,488 on Sunday …

Bankers split with Pangburn Tigers

June 16, 2017 The Batesville First Community Bankers returned to action Thursday after three days off and managed to get a split against the Pangburn Tigers on …

Sports Calendar

June 16, 2017 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, June 16 - Sunday, June 18, 2017.

Oregon State pitcher won’t go to CWS

June 16, 2017 Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich, who as a teenager pleaded guilty to molesting a 6-year-old girl, will not accompany the Beavers to the …

Brewer long balls beat Cards again

June 16, 2017 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Milwaukee’s Keon Broxton is quickly gaining a reputation at Busch Stadium. His tape measure home run Thursday night furthered that …

Fowler leads after first day

June 16, 2017 ERIN, Wis. (AP) — ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Erin Hills made its debut as a U.S. Open course Thursday with a most gracious welcome …

Early NFL concussion payouts total 9M

June 16, 2017 The first two claims in the NFL’s billion-dollar concussion settlement were announced Thursday, a total of $9 million in benefits. The U.S. District …

Pitching gives Gators CWS bite

June 16, 2017 GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — University of Florida Coach Kevin O’Sullivan stared at the stats in front of him and picked out the only number …

Pitino outraged, Louisville to appeal

June 16, 2017 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The NCAA didn’t feel Louisville went far enough with its self-imposed sanctions following a sex scandal investigation, so the governing …