• Sports Briefs

    Pro football TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Malcolm Glazer, a self-made billionaire who shunned the spotlight while leading the takeover of English soccer’s Manchester United and transforming the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers into Super Bowl champions, died Wednesday. He was 85. The reclusive Palm Beach businessman …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, May 30 – June 1, 2014.

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  • Bad Boy Bulldawgs win Wally Hall tourney title

    BRYANT — The Bad Boy Bulldawgs won a Wally Hall Tournament of Champions baseball title over the weekend, and the team of local 7-year-olds went unbeaten while doing it. Competing in the 7AAA division, they led off by slugging their way past Southern Slam 15-13, …

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  • Lyon College v-ball camps set for June 26-27, June 29-July 2

    Lyon College Volleyball Camps are set for June 26-27 and June 29-July 2, according to camp brochures from the school. The first camp is a morning camp (9 a.m.-noon) for elementary and middle school girls, grades 1-6. The cost is $50 per camper. The second …

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  • Debut turns into something special for Gosser, Hogs

    FAYETTEVILLE — Alex Gosser achieved a debut at-bat likely never achieved by an Arkansas Razorback before him. Though striking out and eventually going zero for four, the freshman catcher from North Little Rock received a standing ovation at Baum Stadium just by stepping into the …

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  • Hogs vs. Tigers football game moved to Nov. 28

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — The University of Arkansas says its regular season-ending game against Missouri has been moved up a day, marking the 17th time in 19 seasons the Razorbacks will have played on the day after Thanksgiving. The two Southeastern Conference schools, playing for the …

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  • Kentucky, LSU players top SEC awards

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Kentucky’s A.J. Reed won the Southeastern Conference baseball Player of the Year Award. SEC coaches also selected LSU’s Aaron Nola as the top pitcher for the second straight season and Florida’s Kevin O’Sullivan won the Coach of the Year Award. Florida’s …

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  • Cardinals, Lynn thrash Yankees

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lance Lynn lobbied for nine more pitches. One base runner, St. Louis Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny told the right-hander, and we go to the bullpen. Lynn needed exactly nine pitches to finish a 5-hit shutout in his first career complete game, …

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  • Thunder ties series, slams Spurs 105-92

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook is picking up where Kevin Durant left off. Durant hasn’t shown the same consistent excellence in the postseason that earned the Thunder star the MVP award after the NBA regular season. Westbrook has picked up the slack, making a …

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  • Serena, Venus eliminated in 2nd round of French Open

    PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams lost in the second round of the French Open today, her earliest exit at a major tournament since falling in the first round at Roland Garros two years ago. Williams, the defending French Open champion and a 17-time major winner, …

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  • Hernandez slated for court today

    BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is due in court today to be arraigned on murder charges alleging he ambushed and gunned down two men in 2012 after a chance encounter inside a Boston nightclub. Hernandez is scheduled to appear …

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  • Murder charges dropped against Indy fan

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities have dropped a preliminary murder charge against a man arrested in a deadly shooting near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Marion County prosecutor’s office spokesman A.J. Deer said today there were problems with witnesses’ identification of 19-year-old Avory Johnson. The Indianapolis man …

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