• Marshall caps Hog scrimmage with 54-yard TD run

    FAYETTEVILLE — On his 20th birthday, University of Arkansas sophomore running back Korliss Marshall of Osceola not only took the cake but took first-team time away from backup quarterback Austin Allen by closing the Razorback scrimmage Saturday with an electrifying, 54-yard touchdown run. His untouched …

    Read More

  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, August 18 – Saturday, August 23, 2014.

    Read More

  • Gordon wins after restart at Michigan

    BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Jeff Gordon’s third Sprint Cup win of the season came down to one crucial restart. Gordon got the better of Joey Logano and led Sunday’s race at Michigan International Speedway with 16 laps remaining. After that, he had little trouble maintaining …

    Read More

  • Nadal pulls out of U.S. Open

    Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open today because of an injured right wrist. Nadal and the tournament announced his decision simultaneously, exactly one week before the year’s last Grand Slam tournament begins. The 28-year-old Spaniard was hurt July 29 while practicing on his …

    Read More

  • Sports Briefs

    College football Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll. The Seminoles will start the season No. 1 for the sixth time — the first since 1999 when they became the first team to …

    Read More

  • Owens passes on lap 81 to win second Topless 100

    LOCUST GROVE — Jimmy Owens methodically waited for a chance to take the lead Saturday at the Batesville Motor Speedway and, when the opportunity came on lap 81, he took it, winning the 22nd Topless 100 and a $40,000 payday. “It’s pretty awesome to win …

    Read More

  • Wilson leaving BHS for UofA softball position

    The University of Arkansas announced Thursday night the addition of two assistants to its staff of softball coaches, and one of them is Randi Wilson, former Batesville Lady Pioneer player who coached the Lady Pioneers the past two seasons. Lady Razorback Coach Mike Larabee announced …

    Read More

  • Owner excited about Topless 100 car count

    LOCUST GROVE — Fifty-five to 60 late model cars showed up for open practice for the Topless 100 Thursday night at the Batesville Motor Speedway, according to track co-owner Mooney Starr. “The car count is really good and the weather is perfect this year,” Starr …

    Read More

  • Concord Pirates win golf triangle

    DRASCO — Led by Jacob Webb’s medal-winning 6-over-par 42, the Concord Pirates won a 9-hole triangular high school event at the Tannenbaum Golf Club course on Thursday. Joining Webb in Concord’s team scoring were T.J. Richardson (49) and Brooks Benton (52). Teammate Hunter Hartwick’s 59 …

    Read More

  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, August 15 – Sunday, August 17, 2014.

    Read More

  • ASU, UNLV slate two football games

    JONESBORO (AP) — The Arkansas State football program has announced a home-and-home series with Nevada-Las Vegas. ASU officials said Thursday that the Red Wolves will play UNLV on the road in 2017 and at Centennial Bank Stadium in Jonesboro in 2018. The 2017 game in …

    Read More

  • Forrest City’s ‘Sleepy’ awakens to new position, coaches

    His Forrest City boyhood nickname “Sleepy” still prefaces his last name more often than his given name, yet Davyon “Sleepy” McKinney is wide awake in the Arkansas Razorbacks’ defensive game plan. The fourth-year junior defensive back was a top reserve and occasional starting cornerback in …

    Read More