• Trailblazer event winners recognized

    In addition to recognizing punt, pass and kick champions and top campers, event winners were recognized Thursday at the end of the Pioneer Trailblazers Camp for seventh-, eighth- and ninth-graders. Trey Ford won the fastest 40-yard dash with a time of 4.88 seconds, the highest …

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  • Sports Calendar

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

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  • Players champ takes lead at Open with 5-under 65

    PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Now that he’s learned how to win again, Martin Kaymer wants more. Another major title would do nicely. The 29-year-old German rode the confidence from his victory at The Players Championship last month to a stellar performance in the opening round …

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  • Eight teams travel to Omaha to battle in CWS

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Here are capsules of the eight teams competing in the College World Series, which starts Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park (capsules are in order of opening games and coaches’ records are through super regionals): UC Irvine (40-23) Coach: Mike Gillespie (273-142, …

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  • Spurs blitz Heat again, win 107-86

    MIAMI (AP) — Gregg Popovich called Game 3 of the NBA Finals an anomaly. He couldn’t use the same word to describe Game 4. It was repeat show of dominance, one that put the San Antonio Spurs one win away from ending the Miami Heat’s …

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  • Hall of Fame celebrates 75th anniversary

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — All that was missing was the Bambino — and the sun. On a rainy, late-spring day that forced the festivities inside, the Baseball Hall of Fame celebrated its diamond anniversary on Thursday with more than 300 people gathered in the museum’s …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Soccer SAO PAULO (AP) — Neymar gave Brazil a winning start to its home World Cup, scoring twice to lead the host nation to an unconvincing 3-1 victory over Croatia in the opening game. In his 50th match with Brazil, the 22-year-old forward scored a …

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  • Pioneer baseball coach resigns after 10 seasons for administrative job

    It’s not quite over yet for Mark Rush, but the veteran high school baseball coach could feel the loss this morning as he talked about his decision to give up what’s been a big part of his life for a long time. “Now, I’m getting …

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  • Pioneers win, lose in summer opener

    POCAHONTAS — The Batesville Pioneers finally got their summer league high school baseball season going Wednesday night, and their results were mixed. Against the Pocahontas Redskins, in games that were rescheduled from Tuesday, the Redskins slipped by the Pioneers for a 9-8 win in the …

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  • Youth fishing derby set for Saturday

    The Batesville Optimist Club and Hooked On Fishing Not On Drugs organization will host their ninth annual children’s fishing derby Saturday at FutureFuel Park (formerly Eastman Park) in Batesville for children ages 3 to 14, according to a news release. The event is free. Registration …

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  • Camp contest winners recognized

    Along with Pioneer Award winners, contest winners were recognized last week at the end of the Batesville High School’s Stars of Tomorrow Basketball Camp. Identified, in order, by grade divisions fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh, the individual contest winners were: Obstacle course — Abby Hurley, …

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  • Sports Calendar

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

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