• Contest winners also recognized

    Along with top award winners, contest winners were recognized Wednesday on the final day of the Camp of Champs, Batesville High School’s baseball camp. Listed in order of age groups 6, 7-9 and 10 and older, the winners are: Base running Home-to-first — Daniel Patterson, …

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  • Sign-up begins for Bad Boy Splash, Dash

    Registration has started for the Bad Boy Splash and Dash set for July 12 at Lyon College, according to a news release from the Ozark Foothills Literacy Project. The event, previously a swim-bike-run triathlon for ages 5-18, is now a 2-sport (swim and run) race …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, June 19, 2014.

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  • Longhorns hit, pitch, field for firsts, KO Anteaters

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Texas accounted for a couple of firsts at this year’s College World Series — as in first home run and first shutout. C.J. Hinojosa broke the CWS’ long homer drought in the seventh inning, and Chad Hollingsworth and Travis Duke limited …

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  • NCAA head pulls reins on all no-offense crying

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The top NCAA administrator who oversees the College World Series isn’t as anxious about the dearth of home runs at the CWS as others in the baseball community. NCAA managing director for championships and alliances Damani Leech told The Associated Press …

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  • Women follow men to Pinehurst

    PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — This already is a U.S. Women’s Open like no other, the first time in history it is played on the same course as the men just one week later. That’s why Juli Inkster was only mildly surprised when the tee times …

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  • Kershaw throws no-hitter; Dodgers rout Rockies 8-0

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pair of Cy Young Awards, three straight major league ERA titles, a 20-win season — and now a no-hitter. There isn’t much more for Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw to accomplish besides winning a World Series ring. Kershaw dominated the Colorado …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro basketball LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shelly Sterling’s attorneys will ask a judge today to order Donald Sterling and his attorneys to stop threatening, harassing or intimidating his wife’s legal team and the doctors who determined the Los Angeles Clippers’ co-owner was mentally incapacitated. A …

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  • First of two street stock features fires up Thursday

    LOCUST GROVE — With just a slim chance of rain in the forecast, racing is again slated for the Batesville Motor Speedway and it will include the running of two big races postponed earlier. The 3-day event will begin Thursday with the running of the …

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  • Paragould Legionnaires sweep Pioneers

    The Batesville Pioneer summer league baseball team took on their first Senior American Legion squad, and took it on the chin. Paragould Glen Sain GMC swept the Pioneers 11-2 and 5-0 Tuesday night at the North Complex. Glen Sain improved to 5-3. The Pioneers fell …

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  • Team of basketball Bad Boys win fifth tournament crown

    CONWAY — The Bad Boys, a 10th-grade traveling basketball team that includes several circulation-area players, went undefeated while collecting a fifth tournament title here last weekend. The Bad Boys defeated the Little Rock Blue Devils, Arkansas Ice and the Arkansas Ballers before edging Central Arkansas …

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  • Lyon Hall of Famer returns to lead softball program

    Elliott Sampley, a 1996 graduate of Lyon College and a 2008 inductee into the Lyon Athletics Hall of Fame, was named as the sixth head coach in the history of the Scots softball program on Tuesday, said Lyon Director of Athletics Kevin Jenkins. Sampley, 43, …

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