• Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, December 18 – Saturday, December 20, 2014.

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  • Greater depth, communication show in Hog secondary

    FAYETTEVILLE — The targeting penalty banishing Arkansas strong safety Rohan Gaines from the second half of the Razorbacks’ 17-0 SEC victory over LSU and automatically prevented him playing the first half the next game in the Razorbacks’ 30-0 SEC victory over Ole Miss should help …

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  • Judge says suit against Pop Warner can continue

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit by a teenager who was paralyzed while making a tackle during a Pop Warner football game. City News Service says the judge on Wednesday rejected a motion to dismiss the …

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  • Column: Thaw in US-Cuba relations warms up MLB

    If one ripple from the thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations means baseball prospects get off the island and into the major leagues without payoffs to smugglers and threats from kidnappers, it’s hard to see the downside. Just don’t expect too much, too soon. Barely two hours …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football NEW YORK (AP) — A lawsuit brought by retired NFL players against the league for routinely mishandling painkillers has been dismissed. Judge William Alsup of the U.S. Northern District in California cited a section of the Labor Management Relations Act in dismissing the …

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  • Scot men fend off Bulldogs; Scot women win by 59

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Tuesday night against Benedictine-Springfield, Lyon College sophomore guard Logan Bailey picked an opportune time to break out, hitting eight of 14 shots from the field goals, including seven of 11 3-pointers, to finish with a career-high 23 points and lead the Scots …

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  • Cavewomen sweep 4A-3 District visitors from Jonesboro

    CAVE CITY — Led by a sticky man-for-man defense, the Cave City Cavewomen outscored the Westside Consolidated Lady Warriors 16-2 in the first quarter and rolled on to a 47-27 high school basketball victory here Tuesday night. “Our team defense is getting so much better,” …

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  • Coaching clinics set to start tonight

    The first in a series of free coaching clinics for coaches of youth league teams is set for tonight at the Faith-Hopewell Presbyterian Church, announced Batesville Coach Stuart Smith. The clinics are scheduled for the third Wednesday night of each month and will begin at …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, December 17 – Saturday, December 20, 2014.

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  • Expect to see Williams, Durham start for Hogs again

    FAYETTEVILLE — For starters look to see Jacorey Williams and Jabril Durham back at it Saturday night when the University of Arkansas hosts Southeast Missouri State at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock. Williams, the 6-8 junior forward, drew his first start in three seasons …

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  • Memphis Grizzlies stop Warrior streak

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors’ streak is over at 16 wins, and they’re ready to start anew. First, Coach Steve Kerr wants a couple of practices. The Warriors wrapped up a 3-game road swing along with the longest winning streak in franchise …

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  • Court case turns ugly for NASCAR’s Kurt Busch

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kurt Busch’s breakup with his ex-girlfriend turned into an ugly court battle Tuesday when she described Busch in testimony as unstable and struggling with alcoholism and depression. His attorneys countered, describing her as untrustworthy and “extremely mercenary.” Patricia Driscoll, …

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