• Pioneers, ’Katz, Cavemen to share cold with playoff foes

    Tough out the cold. You can bet that’s part of the message Coach Barry Hickingbotham has for his Jacksonville Red Devils and Coach Dave King has for his Batesville Pioneers leading into tonight’s Class 5A State Playoffs high school football game in Pioneer Stadium. The …

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  • Host teams advance into Southside finals

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Junior Lady Southerners and Junior Southerners advanced Thursday, winning their semifinal games in the First Community Bank Junior High Invitational at Southside gymnasium. The Junior Lady Southerners hammered the Cave City Junior Cavewomen 37-22 and improved to 3-0 as Kassidy Barnt …

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  • Drury Panthers clobber Scots

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Drury University, sixth-ranked among NCAA Division II basketball teams, used a balanced offensive attack, forced 22 Lyon College turnovers and limited the Scots to a season-low 32.3 percent shooting from the field for a 75-34 exhibition victory Tuesday night. The contest was …

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  • Batesville-Searcy 7th-graders split

    Searcy and Batesville seventh-grade boys split basketball games Thursday night in Pioneer Gym. The Junior Lions “A” team won 44-23. For Batesville, Caleb Anderson scored 14 points. Batesville’s “B” team won 20-18 as Keyonta` Childress and Peyton Fowler scored six points apiece.

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, November 14 – Saturday, November 15, 2014.

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  • Hog defense improving with likes of Spaight, Smith

    FAYETTEVILLE — Martrell Spaight found an odd way to spend the Saturday night of Arkansas’ bye week. Rather than enjoy his rare in-season night away from the game, Spaight — who has blossomed into one of the top linebackers in the Southeastern Conference this season …

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  • Favored Tide to host No. 1 Bulldogs

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — This Alabama-Mississippi State game is about current stars like Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper, not the number of stars once bestowed as recruits. If history and pedigree are on the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide’s side entering Saturday’s mega-SEC West showdown, the Bulldogs …

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  • Kershaw, Trout listed among baseball award winners

    NEW YORK (AP) — For once, Clayton Kershaw was glad to see a long shutout streak end. Kershaw became the first pitcher to win the National League MVP award since Bob Gibson in 1968, coasting to an easy victory Thursday. A day after unanimously taking …

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  • Pioneers to face Devils they don’t know Friday

    We will see what kind of Red Devils a rebuilding Jacksonville High School football program brings to Pioneer Stadium Friday night for a first-round game in the Class 5A State Playoffs. And we’re not just referring to the fact that this is a first-time meeting. …

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  • Junior Bulldogs slam Junior T-wolves

    SOUTHSIDE — The Tuckerman Junior Bulldogs defeated the Cedar Ridge Junior Timberwolves 45-22 in the first round of the First Community Bank Junior High Invitational Tournament Wednesday at Southside Gymnasium. The Junior Bulldogs led 9-4, 18-8 and 29-18 at the quarter breaks. “Most of the …

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  • BHS playoff tickets available

    Tickets for the Jacksonville-at-Batesville, Class 5A State Playoffs first-round game can now be purchased in advance at Batesville High School’s main office, announced Dave King, BHS’s head football coach and athletic director. They can be purchased between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, November 13 – Saturday, November 15, 2014.

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