• Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, August 11 – Thursday, August 14, 2014.

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  • McIlroy joins greats with PGA win

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bobby Jones. Jack Nicklaus. Tiger Woods. And, now, Rory McIlroy. He certainly doesn’t look out of place. Joining an exclusive club in the twilight at Valhalla Golf Club, McIlroy survived his toughest test yet on the big stage and gave every …

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  • Stewart crash investigation focuses on lighting, track

    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) — The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.’s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track. In a sport steeped with bravado, what happened next …

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  • Allmendinger wins at Watkins Glen

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — AJ Allmendinger’s journey is almost complete. With a new contract, sponsor extensions and a solid one-car team at JTG Daugherty Racing, Allmendinger became a winner in Sprint Cup for the first time on a somber Sunday, outdueling Marcos Ambrose in …

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  • Transfers bolter Lyon men’s basketball recruiting

    After setting a school record for conference wins in 2013-14, Lyon College men’s basketball Coach Chad Tapp has bolstered his returning roster with the addition of 10 players, including four college transfers. The Scots, who finished 16-15 a year ago after a 2-9 start, placed …

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  • House, Johnson lead Sside in golf

    HEBER SPRINGS — Cole House and Maigan Johnson led Southside in scoring Thursday at a 3-team match that was not completed, according to Southside Coach Terry Watson. House shot a 94 on the Red Apple Inn course. Johnson carded a 111. Southerners Keaton Wheeler added …

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  • BHS golf schedule will be adjusted

    The Batesville-Nettleton golf match scheduled Thursday at Sage Meadows in Jonesboro was canceled due to a conflict on Nettleton’s schedule, Batesville Coach Chad LaRose said. The coach also said Batesville’s two matches set for next week will be rescheduled due to in-service meetings for teachers.

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  • NCAA’s board of directors vote 16-2 for more power to power conferences

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — College football’s biggest schools are ready to spend millions of dollars more on their athletes. Individual players are likely to cash in on only a small portion of that money. After the NCAA’s board of directors voted 16-2 on Thursday to give …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, August 8 – Sunday, August 10, 2014.

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  • Momentum carries leaders at PGA

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Rory McIlroy showed no sign of letting up. Lee Westwood might just be getting started. Momentum was a big theme Thursday in the opening round of the PGA Championship, and it even applied to Tiger Woods. Except that Woods kept going …

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  • Schmidt takes swing at generation gap

    I just returned from Hall of Fame induction weekend, where I find that my cronies and I are slowly becoming the older generation of the membership. Most of us are in our 60s, having made our mark on the game in the late 1970s and …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Golf BELMONT, Mich. (AP) — Sandra Gal made six straight birdies on her back nine to take the first-round lead in the Meijer LPGA Classic, and Michelle Wie withdrew because of a wrist injury. Gal, the 29-year-old German who won her lone LPGA Tour title …

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