• Scot soccer teams lead off with sweep in Conway

    CONWAY — Three was a winning number for Lyon College soccer teams in season-opening matches here Monday. After the Central Baptist Lady Mustangs scored with their first shot of the contest, the Scot women rode the leg of junior college transfer Anna Waldman to a …

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  • Visiting Belles battle past Lady Pioneers

    The Mount St. Mary Academy Belles struck back twice in Pioneer Gym to take a 3-2, season-opening high school volleyball victory over the Batesville Lady Pioneers. The Pioneers won the first and third games 25-23 and 25-15, respectively. The Class 7A visitors from Little Rock …

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  • Timberwolf golf team keeps rolling

    NEWPORT — For the second high school golf match in a row, Cedar Ridge’s Ethan Weaver and Taylor Ford tied for medalist honors as the Timberwolves remained undefeated. Weaver and Ford each shot a 40 over nine holes at the Newport Country Club. Tanner Vinson …

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  • S-side juniors begin with win

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Junior Lady Southerners began their volleyball season with a 2-0, non-conference victory over the Cave City Junior Cavewomen. Southside won 25-9, 25-12 as Grace Mourer led the defense with five digs. Offensively, Tori Bullard led in kills, Madelyn Cannon topped the …

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  • Bald Knob junior, senior gridders win scrimmages with Cave City

    BALD KNOB — The Cave City Cavemen and Junior Cavemen played the first of several football scrimmages on Monday, and the home teams won on the scoreboard. The Bulldogs won 20-8 and, according to Bald Knob Coach Randy Johnston, he was excited about what he …

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  • Area-based cagers win tourney

    The Rim Reapers, a circulation area traveling boys basketball team, recently went unbeaten while winning the Knights End of Summer Jam in Springfield, Missouri. They posted a 5-0 record in the tournament. Team members include Dallas Farmer, Coby Jones, Andrija Markovic and Ognjeg Crvic of …

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  • ‘Better’ Hogs will get quick, stern test in Auburn

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Bret Bielema has talked throughout the preseason about his increased comfort level at Arkansas, and how he expects that to translate to a better team on the field. The second-year coach won’t have to wait long now to test just how far …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, August 26 – Saturday, August 30, 2014.

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  • Another 2-out combo wins for Cardinals

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jon Jay already had a bat in hand before St. Louis Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny even called his name. A minute later the veteran outfielder was standing on second base after his pinch hit tied the game. Jay didn’t stay there long, …

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  • Football Briefs

    JONESBORO (AP) — Arkansas State football Coach Blake Anderson has kicked one player off the football team and suspended another from Saturday’s season opener. Anderson announced in a news release Monday that sophomore linebacker A.J. Turner was dismissed from the team for unspecified violations of …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Tennis NEW YORK (AP) — Spinning in 70 mph second serves, grabbing at his hamstring during points, Andy Murray gritted his way through head-to-toe cramps to outlast Robin Haase 6-3, 7-6 (6), 1-6, 7-5 in the first round of the U.S. Open during an afternoon …

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  • Lyon veterans, new talent aim to move up in AMC v-ball

    The “quarterback” of a volleyball team is its setter, and with the return of Emily Sprick and six players who started most of the Lyon College games in 2013, the Scots could be a strong contender in the always-tough American Midwest Conference in 2014. AMC …

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