• Reddie QB wins 12th GAC award

    ARKADELPHIA (AP) — Henderson State’s Kevin Rodgers has been named the Great American Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in last week’s 60-17 win over Southeastern Oklahoma. It’s the 12th time in Rodgers’ career that he’s collected the honor. In the game, …

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  • Razorbacks aim to snap SEC losing streak

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — It’s good to be Bret Bielema these days at Arkansas. Exactly how long the good vibes can last for the coach of the Razorbacks is likely to be determined over the next month during a brutal 3-game stretch — beginning with a …

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  • 6th-ranked Aggies talking like they too have things to prove

    DALLAS (AP) — Kenny Hill and sixth-ranked Texas A&M have started with the highest-scoring 4-game stretch in school history. The Aggies are 4-0 for the first time since 2006, winning each game by at least 24 points. Now, the Aggies get a chance to really …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, September 23 – Saturday, September 27, 2014.

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  • Wainwright wins 20th; Cards inch closer to title

    CHICAGO (AP) — Mike Matheny looked at Adam Wainwright’s run over the past five years and summed it up with one word. “Wow,” he said. Wainwright joined Clayton Kershaw as the majors’ only 20-game winners, pitching 3-hit ball over seven innings, and the St. Louis …

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  • It’s time for Goodell to really say, do something

    Floyd Mayweather Jr., who has spent some time in jail for abusing women himself, was speaking some truth when he briefly rose to Ray Rice’s defense last week while trying to sell some pay-per-views for his latest fight. “I think there’s a lot worse things …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti disputed a report suggesting he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested in February for knocking out his then-fiancee in …

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  • Undefeated ’Katz dismantle ’Hounds, 48-6

    MELBOURNE — The Melbourne Bearkatz stand alone as the only undefeated football team in the Guard-circulation area after the Jonesboro Hurricane defeated the Batesville Pioneers 45-31. But according to Coach Kevin McCarn, it means nothing. “Ask me at the end of the season, and if …

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  • Lyon suffers 0-4 weekend

    PARKVILLE, Mo. — The Park University women’s soccer team took a 2-1 lead over Lyon College in the first half and then exploded with four goals in the final 45 minutes en route to a 6-1 American Midwest Conference win over the Scots. The setback …

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  • ’Cane runs away from Pioneers with 21-0 surge

    Jonesboro running backs ran through and around Batesville defenders for three scores with their first three possessions of the third quarter Friday night at Cooksey-Johns Field, and that was the story of the Golden Hurricane’s 45-31, non-conference high school football victory over the Pioneers. Well, …

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  • Rams win, Pioneers finish last in 5A-East District golf triangle

    PARAGOULD — Paragould defeated 5A-East District opponents Greene County Tech and Batesville in a boys high school golf triangular Thursday at the Paragould Country Club. Led by Jacob Terry’s medal-winning score of 1-under-par 35 for nine holes, the Rams shot a 162. The GCT Eagles …

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  • 10 pounds measure up to 3rd title for Le, Lemon

    The team of T Le-Russell Lemon won their third Tommy Clark White River Bass Classic title and $1,000 first prize Saturday, and no one was more surprised than the two regulars on the river. “To be honest, I thought it was a bad day on …

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