• BHS golfers finish 4th in tourney

    FORREST CITY — The Batesville Pioneers finished fourth in the McDonald’s/Mustang Tradition, a high school golf tournament, at Ridgecrest Country Club on Saturday. Paragould won the team title with a 369, followed by Lonoke (370), Bald Knob (376), Batesville (414) and Nettleton (418). For Batesville, …

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  • Tennis

    HEBER SPRINGS — Southside swept Clinton in high school tennis at Fairfield Bay on Monday, with the Southerners winning 4-0 and the Lady Southerners winning 6-2. Here are the results: Girls Singles: Natalie Souza (C) defeated Libbie Pratt 6-4; Pratt (S) defeated Shelby Qualls 6-0; …

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  • Hogs enjoying resurgence

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Bret Bielema didn’t shy away from reflecting on where Arkansas has been and how far it’s come. A few wins in a row, including Bielema’s first over a power conference team with the Razorbacks, will do that for a coach. After two …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, September 16 – Saturday, September 20, 2014.

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  • Vikings bring Peterson back to team

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have seen the details. They have seen photos of the injuries that Adrian Peterson’s 4-year-old son suffered at the hands of the star running back. They have a history of punishing players who have run into trouble …

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  • Angels shrug at making playoffs first

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels refused to indulge in champagne, cigars or self-congratulation after securing their first playoff spot in a half-decade. Their goals extend far beyond the mere formality they reached with yet another dominant victory over a division rival. The …

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  • Eagles rally again; Colts disappointed again

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Philadelphia made all the right calls Monday night. In the end, Andrew Luck and the Colts made too many mistakes. The Eagles turned two second-half turnovers, including an inexplicable late interception of Luck, into 14 points and eventually made a 36-yard field …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football NEW YORK (AP) — The players’ union plans to appeal the indefinite suspension the NFL handed to Ray Rice last week. NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah told The Associated Press “we are expecting to appeal before the deadline on Tuesday night.” That …

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  • Pioneers start surge earlier, thrash Lions 51-7

    The Batesville Pioneers got rolling a little earlier, and their coach is hoping that’s a trend. The Pioneers scored two touchdowns in the last four minutes of the first half Friday night in Pioneer Stadium, turning a tie game into a 21-7 advantage. They kept …

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  • Timberwolves, Bearkatz win

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves picked up their first win of the season as they crushed the Rector Cougars 36-16 Friday in their home-opener. “The win is a real confidence builder for the team,” Cedar Ridge Coach Danny Brustrom said. “I think we played …

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  • Scot soccer teams win, tie, stay unbeaten in AMC

    Jack Hayes led a second-half comeback for the Lyon College men’s soccer team as he rebounded a missed free kick by Jonathan Ray and slammed the ball past William Woods goalkeeper Conor Cable with 2.5 seconds remaining to lift the Scots to a 2-1 victory …

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  • BJHS wins 14th straight; Walls collects 200th win

    SEARCY — A personal milestone was reached Thursday night when the Batesville Junior Pioneers dominated the Searcy Cubs 41-22 in a non-district football game. The victory gave Batesville Head Coach Doug Walls his 200th victory. The Junior Pioneers are 2-0 on the season and they …

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