• Freshmen lead Aggies by Mountaineers in shootout

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Texas A&M relied on big performances from freshmen all season, and the Aggies’ bowl game was no different. Kyle Allen threw for four touchdowns and ran for a fifth Monday, and Texas A&M erased an early 10-point deficit to defeat West …

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  • Sports Briefs

    College football Former San Francisco 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh has signed a deal to become the new coach at Michigan, a person with knowledge of the discussions told The Associated Press on Monday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because there was no formal …

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  • Four advance, one falls in NEA Tourney

    JONESBORO — Four circulation-area high school basketball teams advanced and one was knocked out of the NEA Tournament at the Arkansas State University Convocation Center over the weekend. The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves, winners of the NEA’s Division II title last season, defeated the Harrisburg Hornets …

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  • Qualls hits career high, Hogs fend off Demons

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Michael Qualls was all-too familiar with the Northwestern State’s potent guard combination of Jalan West and Zeek Woodley, with the three having played on the same AAU team while in high school in Louisiana. The Arkansas guard saved his best collegiate performance …

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  • Hogs, ’Horns to renew rivalry tonight in Houston

    HOUSTON — Growing up as a child in Arkansas, Charlie Strong loved watching the Razorbacks and Texas play. In his first season as the Longhorns’ coach, he can’t wait to renew the old rivalry Monday night in the Texas Bowl. “No one ever lets you …

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  • Texas Bowl

    Texas (6-6) vs. Arkansas (6-6), at Houston, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Betting line: Arkansas by 6 Series record: Texas leads 56-21   What’s at stake The game renews an old Southwest Conference rivalry and will give the victor a winning record. These teams played 60 straight …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, December 29 – Tuesday, December 30, 2014.

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh gathered his players and told them he is leaving, and they joined their voices for one final, familiar chant: “Who’s got it better than us? No-body!” “The last, ‘Who’s got it better than us?’ I said …

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  • Darius Allen wins Cliff Harris Award

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A senior defensive end who led Colorado State-Pueblo to the NCAA Division II national championship has won the 2014 Cliff Harris Award. The Little Rock Touchdown Club named Darius Allen as the top defensive player in small-college football Wednesday. CSU-Pueblo won …

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  • Heat win LeBron’s Miami return, 101-91

    MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James and Dwyane Wade wrapped each other in a pregame embrace, chatted and laughed at halftime, then hugged again after the final buzzer. Just like old times. Only this time, just one got to enjoy a victory. James’ return to Miami …

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  • Martin made quick impression on Cowboys

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Zack Martin’s best test so far of durability as a pro came with a right ankle injury serious enough to keep him out of practice for a week with the Cowboys. The rookie right guard’s response: I’m playing. “It certainly fits …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, December 26 – Saturday, December 27, 2014.

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