• Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, June 13 – Saturday, June 14, 2014.

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  • TCU back in CWS after big changes

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Boomer White remembers some uneasy feelings after the Horned Frogs lost their first two Big 12 Conference series. They were 15-12 at the end of March. Their season that started with such big expectations was instead looking like their Big …

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  • McIlroy gets tips from old master

    PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — The one thing Rory McIlroy won’t lack heading into this U.S. Open is advice. In the few weeks since his breakup with girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki, only some of it has been worth much. Gary Player told him to lay low. Jack …

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  • 5 things to know about Game 4 finals

    MIAMI (AP) — The Spurs are old. Tim Duncan is 38, Manu Ginobili is 36, Tony Parker is the youngster in San Antonio’s star trio at 32. Though it’s still their team, soon it will belong to Kawhi Leonard, who was six-years-old when Duncan played …

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  • U.S. Open gets started at new-look Pinehurst

    PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Daniel Berger hit the opening tee shot in the U.S. Open that illustrated the difference of Pinehurst No. 2. He hit an iron just short of the sandy area filled with native plants — or weeds — and clumps of wiregrass …

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  • Duncan enjoys journey

    MIAMI (AP) — Tim Duncan offered a rare acknowledgement: He’s thinking about the end of his career. No, the San Antonio star didn’t announce retirement plans during an off day at the NBA Finals on Wednesday. But a player who has almost always declined the …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Soccer RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s day has finally arrived. The sun rose today on a tropical nation hosting its first World Cup in 64 years. Nearly half the world’s population, well over 3 billion spectators, is expected to watch soccer’s premier event and …

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  • Citizens Bank Bad Boys win another USSSA baseball tournament crown

    The Citizens Bank Bad Boys 8-year-old baseball team recently captured another championship trophy at the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) tournament in Harrison. Playing in the AA Division of the Wheeler Travel Money Tournament, the Bad Boys defeated the Mountain Home Rampage 18-0 and …

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  • Izard County athletics to host golf tourney

    BROCKWELL — The Izard County High School Athletic Department is scheduled to host a 2-person scramble golf tournament at The Course on Turkey Mountain in Horseshoe Bend on June 21 beginning at 9 a.m., according to a news release from the school. The entry fee …

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  • Locust Grove silenced again by wet forecast

    LOCUST GROVE — Rain continues to hamper racing at the Batesville Motor Speedway as another event has been postponed due to wet conditions for the fourth straight week. The 3-day National Recovery Specialist Street Stock Special slated to begin Thursday, and the conclusion of the …

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  • BHS-Pocahontas reset for tonight

    The Batesville Pioneers are now scheduled to begin their season tonight. After the first four doubleheaders of the summer high school season were washed out by rain and field conditions, one of those doubleheaders was rescheduled for today with a change in venue. The first …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, June 11 – Thursday, June 12, 2014.

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