• BHS baseball twin bill called off

    The Batesville Pioneers were scheduled to break a long layoff Monday night, but that baseball doubleheader was called off due to a scheduling conflict, announced Batesville Coach Mark Rush. Over the weekend, the Paragould Glen Sain American Legion baseball team won their first two games …

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  • 3 Razorbacks placed on watch lists

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Three University of Arkansas players have been named to watch lists for college football. Running backs Alex Collins and Jonathan Williams have been named to the watch list for the Maxwell Award, which honors the top running back in the country, and …

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  • ASU receiver named to Hourning watch list

    JONESBORO (AP) — Arkansas State receiver J.D. McKissic is one of 47 college football players named to the 2014 Paul Hornung Award watch list. The list was announced Monday by the Louisville Sports Commission. McKissic is the first ASU player to be named to the …

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  • Cowan dismissed

    FAYETTEVILLE — D’Arthur Cowan, a junior wide receiver from Olive Branch, Mississippi, has been dismissed from the University of Arkansas Razorback football team, according to a report in this morning’s Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Coach Bret Bielema announced the action after Cowan began the summer on suspension …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, July 8 – Saturday, July 12, 2014.

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  • Adams’ homer lifts Cards by Pirates

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — After beating the team he grew up rooting for with his first career game-winning hit, Matt Adams couldn’t resist a celebratory fist pump just a few steps out of the batter’s box. “This is unbelievable,” Adams said after his 2-run home …

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  • Brazil playing for nation, Neymar

    BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Neymar helped Brazil get this far at the World Cup. Now it’s up to the rest of the team to win for its injured star, Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said Monday. Neymar will miss today’s semifinal against Germany because of …

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  • James, Cavs owner could mend fences

    CLEVELAND (AP) — There was no eye contact, nothing to indicate any reconciliation. The breakup of LeBron James and Cavaliers Owner Dan Gilbert was beyond bitter. But now, as James considers a return to the team he abandoned 4-years ago with an entire region breathlessly …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro basketball LOS ANGELES (AP) — A neurologist testified that Donald Sterling likely has Alzheimer’s disease as a trial over the $2 billion Los Angeles Clippers sale finally got underway. Dr. Meril Sue Platzer testified that she was hired by Sterling’s wife, Shelly Sterling, to …

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  • Beller, Webb defend titles in March of Dimes 5K

    Cave City’s Ashley Beller and Mountain Pleasant’s Tyler Webb each defended last year’s wins in the March of Dimes 5K at Lyon College as Beller ran a personal best in her first victory of the season. “It was beautiful weather to run and the course …

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  • Lyon College adds 2 to football coaching staff

    Mike DuFrane, former member of a top NCAA Division III football program, and Ryan Morrow, a 2006 Batesville High graduate, were recently named to the Lyon College football coaching staff, according to Kirk Kelley, the Scots’ head coach. DuFrane, 28, was the starting nose tackle …

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  • Frontrunners add to BMS leads

    LOCUST GROVE — Three points leaders took checkered flag in Isle of Capri points series feature races Thursday at the Batesville Motor Speedway. Aaron Carr outran Mikey Bell and Stan Lewis in the street stocks. Terry Brooks defeated Jackson Herrington and William Lawrence, respectively, in …

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