• Scot grapplers win 6 matches

    LEBANON, Ill. — Six Lyon College women wrestlers won matches Friday, but the team lost in two dual events. McKendree University, the host, won 34-9, and Life University defeated Lyon 23-18. The Scots are 4-10 on the season and will take a break for the …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, December 8, 2014.

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  • FCB Playoff workings produce intrigue, star power final 4

    GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — The first College Football Playoff expanded the national championship race, made the regular season even more intriguing and produced a final four with major star power. Nick Saban’s No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Urban Meyer’s No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes …

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  • Hogs, ‘Horns to meet in Texas Bowl

    Charlie Strong knows as well as anyone about the long history between Arkansas and Texas, having grown up in Arkansas and played in college at Central Arkansas. The first-year Longhorns coach will have his first opportunity to take part in the long-standing rivalry when the …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — A week after their “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot!” show of solidarity, several St. Louis Rams players made another societal statement with the message: “I Can’t Breathe.” The slogan refers to Eric Garner, who died after a New York police …

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  • Scots record sweep of nationally-ranked Cougars

    Before and after the annual Furry Frenzy Toy Toss, the Lyon College basketball teams made some fur fly in Becknell Gym Thursday night. The Scot women led all but a few seconds of their game with the Columbia Cougars, but they still needed some key …

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  • Timberwolves remain undefeated at 7-0

    JONESBORO — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves improved to 7-0 Thursday by defeating the Liberty Tech Crusaders 56-52 in the quarterfinals of the Barry Pruitt Hurricane Classic. “It was a tough, physical game and the guys really played hard,” Cedar Ridge Coach Isaac Middlebrooks said. “We’re …

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  • Bentonville favored over Fayetteville in Class 7A grid championship game

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — A pair of Class 7A powers will meet for the fourth time in five years in the state championship game on Saturday afternoon. Bentonville and Fayetteville have combined to win the last four Class 7A state championships, and their meeting on Saturday …

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  • Razorback cagers absorb 1st losses

    AMES, Iowa (AP) — Arkansas rose to 18th in the national rankings behind one of the nation’s top offenses. It was the Razorbacks’ defense that wilted Thursday night against a team that can run with anyone in the country Bryce Dejean-Jones had 27 points, Georges …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, December 5 – Saturday, December 6, 2014.

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  • Sports Briefs

    Golf WINDERMERE, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods returned to competition and it was like he never left — except that he looked healthy. Woods flubbed four chips around the green, only had four birdie chances inside 20 feet and stumbled to a 5-over 77 in …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Heber Springs Lady Panthers (4-0) vs. Batesville Lady Pioneers (1-3), Pioneer Gym, 5:30 p.m. We will see how the Lady Pioneers respond after an 8-day break. They broke through with an impressive victory over the Pocahontas Lady Redskins, winning 60-37 in Pioneer Gym two days …

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