• Tournament namesake smiling at golf scores

    At least a couple of the happenings Sunday at The Course at Eagle Mountain would have made Red Bell smile. “I think dad was smiling that I was on the winning team,” David Bell said. “I think he was smiling more about George’s hole-in-one. They …

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  • Lyon College golfer named to list of top scholar athletes

    MOBILE, Ala. — Lyon College junior Bobie Jo Cooper is one of 118 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletes women’s golf student-athletes to be named a 2014 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete, according to the NAIA national office. In order to be nominated by an institution’s head coach or …

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  • Basketball camp at Southside set to begin Tuesday

    SOUTHSIDE — A Southside Basketball Camp is set to begin Tuesday morning and a late registration is scheduled from 8-8:30 in the gymnasium, according to a news release from Coach Malcolm Long, camp director. The camp is for girls entering grades 4 through 8 and …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, June 2 – Thursday, June 5, 2014.

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  • Razorbacks eliminated by Cav’s in regional

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Despite a valiant effort by junior Brian Anderson the University of Arkansas baseball team was eliminated from postseason play with a 9-2 loss at Virginia in the Charlottesville Regional Sunday. The Razorbacks finish the season with a 40-25 overall record after a …

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  • Nadal wins 32nd straight match at Open

    PARIS (AP) — For the first time in his career, Rafael Nadal will make a fifth straight appearance in the French Open quarterfinals. Nadal won a record 32nd straight match at Roland Garros on Monday, beating Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 6-1, 6-2, 6-1 to improve …

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  • 5 things to know about the NBA Finals

    MIAMI (AP) — Here are five things to know as anticipation builds for the NBA Finals rematch between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat. The series starts in San Antonio on Thursday night: Game 1 facts — The Spurs have never lost Game 1 …

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  • Lynn blasted, Giants blank Cardinals 8-0

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lance Lynn got off to a slow start in his shortest outing of the season. The St. Louis right-hander followed up his first career shutout with his roughest outing of the season in an 8-0 loss to San Francisco on Sunday. …

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  • Golf Briefs

    DUBLIN, Ohio — Hideki Matsuyama earned his first victory in America and validation as one of golf’s young stars Sunday with birdie on the 18th hole to force a playoff against Kevin Na and a 10-foot par putt on the first extra hole to win …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro hockey CHICAGO (AP) — Alec Martinez scored at 5:47 of overtime and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals Sunday night. Martinez’s shot went off Blackhawks defenseman Nick Leddy and over goalie Corey Crawford, …

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  • Johnson collects ninth victory at Dover

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson handled the pothole at Dover the same way he disposed of a rough patch to start the season. He won. A week after shaking off a lengthy winless streak by his championship standards, Johnson raced his way to another …

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  • All-state soccer – Three Pioneers receive top honors

    Maddie Mead, Arden Kvern and Osvaldo Espericueta were called on to lead the Batesville High soccer teams. They did and were Class 5A All-State selections, according to a news release from the Arkansas Activities Association. Mead and Kvern, a duo of senior midfielders, sparked the …

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