• Coots hits $20,000 golf shot

    With Ronnie Coots’ first hole-in-one came the promise of much more. The retired Batesville High School administrator aced the par-3, 110-yard 12th hole at Greystone Country Club in Cabot last week. That hole is part of the Just One Golf gaming system that has been …

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  • Hogs target 7-straight losers, own 10-game skid

    FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema is focused on beating Nicholls State. There is nothing else he can do at this point about the Razorbacks’ school-record losing streak. Arkansas faded down the stretch of a 45-21 loss to No. 6 Auburn on Saturday, running its …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sport events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, September 2 – Sunday, September 7, 2014.

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  • Stewart must win in Richmond for chance at Sprint Cup Chase

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart has one final shot to make the Chase, and it’s not a very good one: He must win Saturday night at Richmond, where he last visited Victory Lane in 2002. He sat out three races after his sprint car …

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  • Hamels, Phillies relievers pitch no-hitter

    ATLANTA (AP) — The biggest number for Cole Hamels after six innings wasn’t the zero in the hits allowed column but the 108 pitches thrown by the Philadelphia Phillies’ starter. That was enough, even though it meant giving up a chance at reaching one of …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Tennis NEW YORK (AP) — Bothered by the heat and stifling humidity, Eugenie Bouchard felt dizzy and her vision was blurry. She tried to carry on, but it was hardly an ideal time to try to win a tennis match. The No. 7-seeded Bouchard became …

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  • Scot women blast Ozarks, improve to 2-0 in soccer

    Senior goalkeeper Stephanie Spiteri, who has started all but one game in her 3-plus years in a Lyon College Scot uniform, tied the program career win mark Friday afternoon when she turned back eight shots by University of the Ozarks in a 4-0 win at …

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  • Long-range scores highlight Pioneer scrimmage win

    MARION — Senior-to-senior, pass-and-catch combinations of Kenton Crawford-to-Justin Gallant to-Riley Caraway and to-Sam Scaggs worked for six long touchdowns, and the Batesville Pioneer defense allowed very little during a high school football scrimmage Friday night. The result was a 45-6 score in one half of …

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  • Cavewomen win 3 of 5

    CAVE CITY — The hosts won three of five junior and senior high school volleyball matches here on Thursday. The Cavewomen capped the night’s action with a 3-1 win over the Highland Lady Rebels. The 25-19, 25-20, 18-25, 26-24 decision improved the Cavewomen’s overall record …

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  • Racing washed out at Locust Grove

    LOCUST GROVE — The Isle of Capri points racing series slated for the Batesville Motor Speedway Friday was canceled due to rain. With the series finale scheduled for Friday, the points leaders are: Aaron Carr, street stock division, 500 points; Tyson Franks, IMCA modifieds, 500) …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, September 2 – Sunday, September 7, 2014.

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  • Marshall, Auburn top Arkansas

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn offense didn’t slow down a bit, even with Nick Marshall a spectator for half the game. Jeremy Johnson passed for 243 yards and two touchdowns in the first half and Marshall returned from suspension with a 19-yard scoring run …

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