• Arkansas headed to NIT to face Indiana State

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Arkansas will return to the postseason for the first time since 2008 when it faces Indiana State in the National Invitation Tournament. The Razorbacks (21-11), who last played in the NIT in 1997, are a No. 3 seed in the tournament and …

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  • Finalists with similar results ready to collide

    The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves travel to the Hot Springs’ Summit Arena today to prepare for Saturday’s 2A State title game with hopes of winning back-to-back state championships, and they’ll face a team with very similar results. The Clarendon Lions plowed through the 2A-6 District with …

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  • Bearcats collect Brookland’s first state title

    HOT SPRINGS (AP) — Chandler Thompson scored 15 points to lead Brookland to the school’s first state championship with a 60-50 win over Lonoke in the boys Class 4A title game. Reece Gamling added 12 points, and William Ballard totaled 10 points and 13 rebounds …

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  • Lady Pioneers take offensive, win

    The Batesville Lady Pioneers began to show some of the offensive promise that their coach talked about with a 17-5 walloping of the Mountain Home Lady Bombers Thursday in a non-conference high school softball game at the North Complex. What Batesville Coach Randi Wilson liked …

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  • Southerners play even, girls fall in Paragould

    PARAGOULD — The Southerners played to a 2-all tie Thursday against the Green County Tech Golden Eagles, improving to 2-1-1. Kamil Kopyto and Kyler Zumwalt each scored a goal. Greg Smith added an assist. Goalie Coby Rowlett recorded 20 saves. “We played well and had …

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  • Melbourne sophomore throws no-hitter in opener

    MELBOURNE — Sophomore Haley Brokaw pitched a no-hitter in four innnings as the Melbourne Lady Bearkatz walloped the Bergman Lady Panthers 11-1 in their season opener. Brokaw pitched four innings in the run-ruled 5-inning game, recording five strike outs. Kassie Smith came on in relief …

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  • Cavemen split games at Viola

    VIOLA — The Cave City Cavemen split two 5-inning games Thursday as they defeated the Flippin Bobcats 11-7 and fell to the Viola Longhorns 6-0. Laramie Hall picked up the win against the Bobcats as Devin Burns hit three for four with a double and …

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  • BHS track, field opens with 5th, 6th

    SEARCY — The Batesville Pioneers finished fifth and the Lady Pioneers placed sixth in the Searcy Lion Relays, a high school track and field season-opening meet on Thursday. The best result for BHS athletes came in the girls 400-meter relay, where Summer Strecker, Ronisha Hughes, …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, March 14 – Sunday, March 16, 2014.

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  • UALR beats Troy 74-61 in Sun Belt Tournament

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Josh Hagins and James White combined for 29 points and 14 rebounds as No. 5 seed Arkansas-Little Rock took control in the second half to knock off eighth-seeded Troy 74-61 in the first round of the Sun Belt Conference tournament Thursday. …

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  • Hogs miss chances, shots late in loss to Gamecocks

    ATLANTA (AP) — Arkansas sure picked a bad time to have a losing streak. Optimistic about landing an NCAA bid just a week ago, the Razorbacks may have scuttled their chances with a loss to South Carolina in the second round of the NCAA tournament …

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  • UofA, Cal double their troubles on bubble

    Arkansas is in the Southeastern Conference. Cal is in the Pac-12. They both got ousted from their conference tournaments, and whatever slim chances they have of making it into the March Madness bracket now has as much to do with other conferences as the ones …

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