• Royals edge Orioles, take 3-0 lead in ALCS

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mike Moustakas had his eye on the ball from the moment it left Adam Jones’s bat, tracking it against the bright lights of Kauffman Stadium. When it settled into his glove and he tumbled into a dugout suite, a dozen …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fresh off another early playoff exit, the Los Angeles Dodgers overhauled their front office. They hired Andrew Friedman for the new position of president of baseball operations, while current general manger Ned Colletti will stay on in a new …

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  • Scot wins AMC soccer award

    PARKVILLE, Mo. – The American Midwest Conference leader in goals per game, shots and points per game broke through and claimed his first league offensive award this season as Lyon forward Abdullah Adam was named the AMC Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week Award, …

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  • State Champs

    The Concord Pirates won their second Class 1A state championship in golf last week. The Pirates’ other state title in golf came in 2012, and they were runners-up in 2011 and ’13. Pictured with their state tournament championship trophy are (left to right): Riley Cornett, …

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  • Southside goes to Searcy, sweeps league foe

    SEARCY — The Southside Lady Southerners swept the Riverview Lady Raiders 25-14, 25-22, 25-13 Monday in a 4A-Central Conference volleyball match. The Lady Southerners improved to 12-2 in conference as Alexus Lawellin led with two aces, seven digs and seven kills. Taylor Blevins added three …

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  • Piggott stops Cedar Ridge with two late touchdowns

    PIGGOTT — The Piggott Junior Mohawks scored twice in the fourth quarter Monday to end the Cedar Ridge Junior Timberwolves’ run at an unbeaten football season. Elijah Bellers scored on a run of 12 yards with 52 seconds to play for the 22-16 Piggott victory …

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  • Pioneer jayvees win battle in Beebe

    BEEBE — The Batesville High junior varsity football team won a back-and-forth affair here Monday night, edging its counterpart from Beebe 26-22. Elliot Milligan caught two touchdown passes, one from Zach Fredricks and one from Zach Griffin, and the second one was a 70-yarder and …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, October 14 – Friday, October 17, 2014.

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  • Bielema expects Hogs will keep fighting back

    FAYETTEVILLE — Just because Bret Bielema was emotional following yet another Southeastern Conference loss doesn’t mean he’s close to abandoning hope for the University of Arkansas football season. The Razorbacks’ second-year coach fought back tears following a 14-13 loss to No. 7 Alabama on Saturday …

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  • NASCAR reviews video on post-race fracas

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR Chairman Brian France has always been very clear about the action he wants to see in races. He loved the 2011 season finale when Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards waged a white-knuckle battle for both the race win and the …

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  • California sun, Molina report encourages Cards

    SAN FRANCISCO — The St. Louis Cardinals arrived in the Bay Area ballpark they know so well in October and began preparing for the possibility of facing the Giants without star catcher Yadier Molina. “Another beautiful day in NorCal!” reliever Randy Choate shouted as he …

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  • ALCS game 3 postponed, rescheduled today

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The last two times the Kansas City Royals played a postseason game at home, rain fell after the final out. This time, it started well before the first pitch. Game 3 of the AL Championship Series between the Royals and …

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