Finally, Phelps speaks up

March 2, 2017 It wasn’t exactly Lilly King wagging a finger at a dirty Russian, then going on to beat her for a swimming gold medal in …

‘Battlefields’ set for refs, vets

March 2, 2017 During a lengthy drive from his Sacramento home to Oregon for a golf and fishing vacation, Mike Pereira had plenty of time to think …

Sports Briefs

March 2, 2017 CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Lynn Williams scored her second career goal and the U.S. women’s soccer team kicked off its 2017 slate with a 1-0 …

Cougars move on; Lady Pirates fall

March 1, 2017 MOUNT IDA — The Izard County Cougars advanced to the Class 1A State Tournament quarterfinals for the second straight season after holding off the Mineral …

Weather delays two BHS openers

March 1, 2017 Two season-opening contests for Batesville High springtime teams were lost to rain and the threat of worse. The Batesville Pioneer baseball team was …

Son rolls 300 as dad watches

March 1, 2017 Jeff Phillips broke a curse Sunday night at Hollywood Bowl, and he’s sure dad was watching. Phillips struck for perfection in the third …

Basketball in town tonight

March 1, 2017 Missouri Baptist Spartans (11-17) vs, Lyon College Scots  (25-4) in Becknell Gym, 7 En route to their 21-3 American Midwest Conference record and second-place …