• 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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  • BJHS cagers win, lose at Beebe tourney

    BEEBE — The Batesville Junior Lady Pioneers defeated the Central Arkansas Christian Junior Lady Mustangs 46-17 Saturday in the first round of the Beebe Centenial Bank Tournament. Hope Lange led the winners with 12 points. Taylor Griffin and Alley Edwards added 11 and 10, respectively. …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, November 17, 2014.

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  • Pioneers roll on with pass-and-catch foursome

    Pass it back, forward and all around. Thus far, that’s the way this Batesville Pioneer football team gets going. Accurate shotgun snaps — not to mention all the steady under-center exchanges — senior center John Howard-to-senior quarterback Kenton Crawford start the action. Then it’s Crawford-to-Justin …

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  • Southside’s Lawellin to sign with Harding

    SOUTHSIDE — Alexus Lawellin, a 3-year all-state selection for the Southside Lady Southerners softball team, will sign a letter-of-intent to attend Harding University next fall and play softball for the Lady Bisons in a ceremony set for Tuesday at 9:40 a.m. at Southside’s High School. …

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