• Wynne named MVP, leads Vanguard in NAIA finals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Preston Wynne spent six years between high school and junior college. He did construction work for a while, cared for his two children, even taught junior high basketball on the Spokane Indian Reservation in Washington. As he climbed up a …

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  • Oklahoma City wins NAIA women’s title

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Yvonte Neal scored 36 points, including the winning field goal and two clinching free throws in the final 20 seconds, and Oklahoma City University beat Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) 80-76 Tuesday night for its seventh NAIA championship. Tournament MVP Kayla MacKenzie added 21 …

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  • UConn wins big as player records rare triple-double

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis recorded the third triple-double in UConn history as the Huskies moved into their 21st straight NCAA regional semifinal with a 91-52 rout of Saint Joseph’s on Tuesday night. Mosqueda-Lewis totaled 20 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — During his 95 years, Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson went from fan to “Foolish Club” member to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, enjoying every step along the way. The NFL lost the person regarded as the league’s “conscience” …

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  • Sports Briefs

    College football ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Navy football player Will McKamey, who has been hospitalized since collapsing at practice three days ago, has died while in a coma. He was 19. The academy says the freshman running back from Knoxville, Tenn., died at the University …

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  • Ace for league-leading Spartans shuts out Scots

    The Lyon College baseball team couldn’t overcome the pitching of Missouri Baptist ace Curtis Sawchuk Monday night as the senior left-hander threw the first complete game of his Spartan career in a 5-0 victory at the Batesville North Complex. Lyon generated just two hits in …

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  • Weaver strikes out 14 in T-wolf win

    COTTER — The Cedar Ridge TImberwolves defeated the Cotter Warriors 8-2 Monday in a 2A-2 District game as Ethan Weaver struck out 14 and improved to 3-0. Cedar Ridge improved to 2-1 in the district and 3-1 overall. Weaver scattered seven hits and two runs …

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  • Midland blanks Concord in district softball

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The Midland Lady Mustangs shutout the Concord Lady Pirates 11-0 in a 1A 2-South District game Monday as Paisley Pratt pitched a complete game. Pratt improved to 8-3 as she struck out 12 and allowed a hit and one walk in six …

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  • Lyon golfers tied for 4th after one round

    MAUMELLE — Lyon College junior Bobie Jo Cooper shot a 19-over-par 91 on Monday as the Scot women’s golf team played to a fourth-place tie, shooting a team score of 401 in the opening round of the Central Baptist College Invitational at the Country Club …

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  • Scholar-athlete from Rogers signs with Lyon volleyball

    ROGERS — The Lyon College volleyball team has signed its second player of the spring, inking Rogers High School senior Rosemary Champlin to a letter-of-intent to play for the Scots beginning in 2014, announced Lyon Coach Ray Green. Champlin attended Desert Vista High School in …

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  • Lyon receives grant to help start wrestling

    MANHEIM, Pa. — With some help from Lyon College wrestling supporter Greg Hatcher of Little Rock, the Lyon College men and women’s wrestling programs are receiving a $5,000 grant from the United States Wrestling Foundation (USWF) and the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA), according to …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, March 25 – Saturday, March 29, 2014.

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