Bowman remembers urging KD to shoot

May 31, 2017 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Imagine Kevin Durant as a skinny, timid teen being told to shoot by his middle school point guard who saw …

Refusal to clasp hands creates flap

May 31, 2017 PARIS (AP) — As anyone who ever has played or watched tennis — professional or recreational — knows, the post-match handshake at the net …

Sports Briefs

May 31, 2017 Baseball SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants reliever Hunter Strickland has received a six-game suspension and Washington’s Bryce Harper four games …

Four BHS soccer players named All-State

May 30, 2017 Four Batesville High soccer players were selected to the Class 5A All-State team, and they represent a good start for next spring. Junior …

Cooper, Reynolds named All-Stars

May 30, 2017 Kennedy Cooper Taylor Reynolds BROCKWELL — Izard County standouts Kennedy Cooper and Taylor Reynolds were recently …