• Local bowlers team for state title

    A local team recently won the Arkansas State Mixed Bowling Championship in Mountain Home, and it certainly required an above-average effort. “We had very little handicap, so when we walked in and saw what was leading we knew we had to average 700 per person …

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  • Lyon men’s basketball team produces better showing in this exhibition game

    NATCHITOCHES, La. — After a disappointing performance against NCAA Division II Drury last week, Lyon College men’s basketball Coach Chad Tapp challenged the Scots to put on a better display Monday night at NCAA DI Northwestern State. After falling behind 16-2 early, the Scots responded …

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  • Beebe juniors KO Batesville

    BEEBE — The Beebe Junior Lady Badgers rallied from an 11-4 first-quarter deficit to defeat the Batesville Junior Lady Pioneers 46-32 in the semifinals of the Beebe Centennial Bank Tournament on Monday. Beebe outscored Batesville 15-8 in the second quarter, leveling the halftime score at …

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  • Cougars defeat Leopards in Flippin hoops tourney

    FLIPPIN — The Izard County Cougars defeated the Alpena Leopards 60-54 Monday in the quarterfinals of the Arvest Tournament as Clay Mosley led with 17 points, seven rebounds and four blocked shots. Colby Jones added 15 points and seven rebounds, and Andy Markovic provided 13 …

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  • Razorbacks lift Golden Boot, heavier burdens with victory

    FAYETTEVILLE — Hoisting The Golden Boot was unexpectedly heavy, but still light stuff compared to other burdens the Arkansas Razorbacks lifted. With their 17-0 SEC West victory over the 20th-ranked LSU Tigers Saturday night before a frozen yet heart-warmed 70,165 at Razorback Stadium, the Razorbacks …

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  • OBU, Harding bound for playoffs

    RUSSELLVILLE (AP) — Ouachita Baptist University and Harding will represent the Great American Conference in the NCAA Division II football playoffs. The GAC announced OBU has a first round bye and will play Nov. 29 against the winner of the Minnesota-Duluth and Northwest Missouri State. …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, November 18 – Friday, November 21, 2014.

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  • Sports Briefs

    NASCAR HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Harvick staked his claim as the best in Sprint Cup, using a relentless dash through the field in the closing laps to win Sunday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Harvick staved off championship challengers Denny Hamlin, Ryan Newman and …

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  • Scots, Grigg shoot down 8th-ranked Lady Bison

    Despite trailing by as many as 12 points against 8th-ranked Oklahoma Baptist University, the Lyon College women’s basketball team was determined to jump into the NAIA Division I Top 25 Coaches’ Poll. The Scots kept battling back all night long until Taylor Grigg hit a …

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  • ’Katz slip by Elks; face Seminoles in second round

    MELBOURNE — Coach Kevin McCarn said Melbourne and Elkins played old-school football Friday at Melbourne Stadium and the Bearkatz survived to play another day in the Class 3A State Playoffs. The Bearkatz edged the Elks 15-14 and advanced to the second round against 3A-3 District …

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  • Pioneers KO Devils; to face Panthers again

    With a 21-0 advantage in the second half, the Batesville Pioneers won 33-14, counted out another Class 5A State Playoffs high school football foe and regained a familiar feel. Things had to feel a little strange for the home team early on in Pioneer Stadium …

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  • 2A champs open season with win

    NEWARK — The defending Class 2A state champion Cedar Ridge Timberwolves opened their season Friday with an impressive 75-55 win over the White County Central Bears. The T-wolves led 18-13, 37-31 and 58-39 at the quarter breaks as Austin Reaves led with 34 points and …

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