• S. Carolina drops Auburn; Barbee fired

    ATLANTA (AP) — Auburn’s scouting report said South Carolina freshman guard Duane Notice does most of his scoring by driving to the basket. Notice showed he also has an outside game. Notice led South Carolina’s hot 3-point shooting with a career-high 23 points and the …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football Pass rusher DeMarcus Ware got a $30 million, three-year contract from the Denver Broncos on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after being released by the Dallas Cowboys. Not quite keeping pace with the nonstop nature of Day 1 of free agency, Day 2 …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, March 13 – Sunday, March 16, 2014.

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  • T-wolves punch ticket to title game with 65-50 win

    HAMPTON – The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves held off a third-quarter charge by the England Lions and pulled away in the final period Tuesday for a 65-50 semifinal win at Hampton High School in the 2A State Tournament semifinals. The Timberwolves defeated the England Lions 81-61 …

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  • Pirates start fast, top Rockets again; await date, time for final

    HARRISON — The Concord Pirates scored the first six points and led by 12 at the end of the first quarter, and that made all the difference in their 50-32 win over the Scranton Rockets in the Class 1A State Tournament semifinals, said Concord Coach …

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  • Greenbrier Panthers no-hit, run-rule Pioneers

    GREENBRIER — The Greenbrier Panthers and Jordan Patton hung a run-ruled goose egg on the Batesville Pioneers in a non-conference high school baseball game Tuesday, and the Panthers were impressive while winning 10-0 in six innings, Batesville Coach Mark Rush said. Patton, a right-handed senior, …

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  • Cabot Lady Panthers down Lady Pioneers

    The Cabot Lady Panthers handed the Batesville Lady Pioneers a 7-4 loss in non-conference action softball action Tuesday at the North Complex. Lady Pioneer Haley Hambrick doubled twice, and Sarah Hayes and Kate Stroud also provided two hits apiece. Katie DeBerry, Batesville’s starter in the …

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  • Midland fends off Southside in softball

    SOUTHSIDE —  The Midland Lady Mustangs pounded out 11 runs in the first inning and never saw home plate again, but still pulled out a 11-9 win to spoil the Southside Lady Southerners’ opener. Paisley Pratt recorded eight strike outs, allowed nine hits and walked …

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  • Southerners crush Eagles in baseball season opener

    The Southside Southerners crushed the Bradford Eagles 21-1 in their season opener Tuesday at Scots Field on the campus of Lyon College. Myles Hooper stuck out five and walked five as he pitched three hitless innings. Cub Riley closed it out, striking out two, walking …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, March 12 – Saturday, March 15, 2014.

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  • Hogs take ‘forget about it’ approach on ’Bama debacle

    FAYETTEVILLE — To borrow a quote from every actor ever cast as a New York mobster, “forget about it,” was the Arkansas Razorbacks’ Monday motto regarding their Tuscaloosa tumble in last Saturday’s disastrous loss at Alabama. Coach Mike Anderson’s resurgent Razorbacks were on a roll, …

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  • For most, SEC tourney represents chance at big dance

    ATLANTA — For top-ranked Florida, it’s nothing more than a warm-up for bigger games to come. For struggling Kentucky, it’s a chance to, as Coach John Calipari puts it, regain a little “mojo.” For everyone else, the Southeastern Conference tournament looks like the last chance …

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