• Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, March 24 – Sunday, March 30, 2014.

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  • Ruling heralds changing times for college sports

    They’re battling in courtrooms, and could one day meet over a bargaining table. About the only things the two sides in the debate over big-time college athletics agree on is that things are changing. Schools bringing in hundreds of millions in bloated television contracts. Coaches …

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  • In early going, SEC baseball teams look even

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — One year after Vanderbilt and LSU ran away from the field, there’s a much more wide-open race in the Southeastern Conference this season. Two weeks into conference play, five teams are tied for first place in the Eastern Division with 3-3 …

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  • Sports Briefs

    College football JEFFERSON, La. (AP) — Hank Lauricella, the 1951 Heisman Trophy runner-up at Tennessee who went on to serve more than three decades as a Louisiana state legislator, has died. He was 83.   Pro football ORLANDO, Fla. — The NFL will place a …

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  • Scots stop 4th-ranked Spartans

    The Lyon College baseball team rebounded after losing 7-3 in the opener Tuesday afternoon, winning the nightcap 4-3 when senior Wes Robinson outhustled a throw home on a fielder’s choice by junior Colt Harmon in the 11th inning against No. 4-ranked Missouri Baptist Spartans at …

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  • CBC Lady Mustangs take two from Scots

    Central Baptist College used a pair of home runs and two doubles while winning 6-2 and 7-2 over Lyon Tuesday afternoon in non-conference softball action at House Field. The losses drop the Scots to 6-13 on the year. The Lady Mustangs improved to 19-5 and …

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  • Pioneers dodge early Bomber hits, win 8-4

    The Batesville Pioneers kept the Mountain Home Bombers from breaking out to a big lead in the first inning, built a productive second inning and collected an 8-4, non-conference high school baseball victory at the North Complex on Tuesday. The Bombers hit the ball hard …

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  • T-wolves defeat ’Hounds, improve to 3-1

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves defeated the Salem Greyhounds 4-2 Tuesday in a 2A-2 District game as Christian Floyd pitched the win. The T-wolves improved to 3-1 in the district and 4-1 overall as Floyd pitched the complete game, striking out seven and allowed …

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  • Lady Timberwolves stay unbeaten in 2A-2

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge Lady Timberwolves remained undefeated in 2A-2 District softball after crushing the Cotter Warriors 14-1 on Monday. Trish Grissom pitched a complete game as she struck out four and allowed three hits with no walks in five innings. Whitney Wood hit …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, March 26 – Sunday, March 30, 2014.

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  • Wynne named MVP, leads Vanguard in NAIA finals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Preston Wynne spent six years between high school and junior college. He did construction work for a while, cared for his two children, even taught junior high basketball on the Spokane Indian Reservation in Washington. As he climbed up a …

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  • Oklahoma City wins NAIA women’s title

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Yvonte Neal scored 36 points, including the winning field goal and two clinching free throws in the final 20 seconds, and Oklahoma City University beat Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) 80-76 Tuesday night for its seventh NAIA championship. Tournament MVP Kayla MacKenzie added 21 …

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