• Cavewomen volleyball team takes thrilling season opener

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Cave Cavewomen began their volleyball season in exciting fashion Tuesday night with a 3-2 victory over the Hoxie Lady Mustangs. Led by Candra Carpenter’s 25 points, the Cavewomen won 25-23, 25-22, 18-25, 22-25, 15-7. Carpenter also added 12 blocks …

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  • Southside juniors win scrimmage

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Junior Southerners defeated the Westside Consolidated Warriors 16-8 Tuesday at Stewart Field in their first scrimmage. Freshman Marshall Wyatt threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to freshman Dawson Cook for their first score and freshman linebacker Drew Hicks stripped a Junior Warrior …

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  • T-wolves fend off Pirates at Eagle Mountain course

    The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves held off the Concord Pirates to win a high school golf match Tuesday at The Course at Eagle Mountain. Led by co-medalist Ethan Weaver’s 9-hole round of 43, the unbeaten T-wolves totaled a 138. C.J. Brustrom added a 47 and Taylor …

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  • Lots of wet lines expected at fishing derby Saturday

    Many fishermen are expected at Row Lake Saturday morning, and organizers of the Batesville Kiwanis Club Fishing Derby for Kids are asking that no one fish in the lake at Fitzhugh Park on Friday or prior to start of the derby at 7 a.m. Saturday. …

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  • Judge OKs bail for boxer Taylor

    MAUMELLE (AP) — A judge has set bail at $25,000 for boxer Jermain Taylor after the former middleweight champion was jailed overnight in Little Rock in connection with a shooting that wounded his cousin. Taylor appeared via video from the Pulaski County jail for an …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, August 28 – Saturday, August 30, 2014.

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  • Davis homer lifts Bucs over Cards

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ike Davis didn’t complain when the Pittsburgh Pirates told him they were going to eat into his playing time by experimenting with Pedro Alvarez at first base. Call it the byproduct of spending 4-plus seasons with the New York Mets. “You kind …

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  • Hernandez wins bid to suppress evidence

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday granted a request by former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to suppress evidence from two cellphones and three iPads taken from his home in a search during a 2013 murder investigation. Bristol Superior Court …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Tennis NEW YORK (AP) — American teen CiCi Bellis became the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996 — almost three years before she was born — when she stunned Australian Open runner-up Dominika Cibulkova. The 15-year-old Bellis rallied from down a …

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  • 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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