• Clarke leads Arkansas’ latest charge

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Coty Clarke wasn’t one of the most heralded recruits when he arrived at Arkansas out of junior college before last season. The senior, however, has since turned into one of the most important — and versatile — players for the surging Razorbacks, …

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  • Lyon newcomers double up on conference player awards

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Lyon College newcomers provided a double for the Scots when it comes to American Midwest Conference Player of the Week honors, the league office announced Monday. Freshman pitcher Lexi Reyes helped the Scot softball team record two victories, not allowing a run …

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  • Weather alters sports schedule

    Due to weather-related road conditions, many area sporting events have been canceled or postponed. All the area high school baseball, softball and soccer games set for Monday and Tuesday were called off, and the season-opening event at the Batesville Motor Speedway, the Mid-America Modified Championship, …

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  • Davidson perseveres, adds feet for young Scots’ climb

    Alex Davidson gave feet to the words of her coach, and then led an inexperienced Lyon College basketball team to unexpected heights. On Jan. 31, 2013, Davidson suffered a season-ending injury to her left knee while helping the Scots to an 80-64 victory over the …

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  • Weather delays state tournaments start

    Due to weather-related road conditions, basketball state tournament games for classes 6A, 5A, 3A, 2A and 1A all moved forward a day, the Arkansas Activities Association announced Monday afternoon. So, those games that were previewed in Monday’s Guard, Cedar Ridge-Dermott boys in the Class 2A …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, March 5 – Sunday, March 9, 2014.

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  • Teams bubble up for tourney bids

    Providence has put itself in position to make the NCAA tournament for the first time in a decade with a strong late-season run. The Friars know there’s still some work to do if they’re going to get it. “We know anything we get, we have …

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  • Witness disputes Pistorius claims on Day 2 of trial

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The first witness in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial broke down in tears today, saying she still remembers the terrified screams of a woman on the night the double-amputee Olympic athlete killed his girlfriend by shooting four times through a …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro basketball MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James clearly isn’t ready to concede his MVP award to anyone yet. Dazzling from inside and out, James put on the best scoring show of his NBA life, pouring in 61 points — a career high and franchise record …

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  • T-wolves slip by Mustangs, win title game

    PANGBURN — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves took another step toward their goal of back-to-back 2A State Championships Saturday after defeating the Buffalo Island Central Mustangs 67-64 in the finals of the 2A Region North Tournament. The 31-3 T-wolves battled for four quarters as Spencer Reaves …

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  • T-wolves, Lady Eagles set to play first in state events

    Eight high school basketball teams in the Guard circulation area qualified for state tournaments, and a defending champion will be the first to play. The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves, winners of the Class 2A State Tournament last spring, are scheduled to take on the Dermott Rams …

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  • Scot women blast Stars; return home for start of AMC tournament opener

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — With the No. 3-seed in the upcoming American Midwest Conference Tournament already secured, the 20th-ranked Lyon College women held Stephens to 20 percent shooting from the field and 14 points in the first half, led by 26 points at halftime and cruised …

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