• Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, February 26 – Sunday, March 2, 2014.

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  • Track coaches rank UA teams at No. 1, No. 4

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — The University of Arkansas men’s track and field team remains No. 1 and the women’s team No. 4 in the latest rankings by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. The Razorbacks have been the top-ranked team in the …

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  • Wacha workload doesn’t concern Cardinals

    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals aren’t setting any limits for young pitcher Michael Wacha. “I don’t see any reason why there is the buzz about the workload,” St. Louis pitching Coach Derek Lilliquist said. “He had 170 innings last year. You can …

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  • Six prospects impress at NFL combine

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL scouting combine will never turn a projected first-round pick into an undrafted free agent, or vice versa. By this point in the careers of these prospects, their size has been established. So have their smarts. The film of their college …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro basketball NEW YORK (AP) — New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton was arraigned on two felony weapons possession charges in Manhattan Criminal Court, following his early morning arrest after a lawyer for his wife turned in a loaded semi-automatic handgun allegedly belonging to …

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  • Penguin 10K/5K sees 3-peat, 3 newbies

    Will Henry won his third straight Penguin Run 10K title Saturday, joining three new champs. Henry, a 21-year-old University of Central Arkansas junior, won the annual 10-kilometer race benefitting Special Olympics in a time of 39 minutes, 33.94 seconds. The women’s 10K race was won …

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  • Lady Pioneer signs to run for new WBC sports team

    A Batesville Lady Pioneer is making plans to help Williams Baptist College restart an athletic program. That became official when senior Lauren Garrison signed a national letter of intent to attend the school in Walnut Ridge and run for the Lady Eagle cross country team. …

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  • Scot cagers sweep, keep fans squirming, cheering

    Park University and Lyon College basketball teams kept their fans squirming in their seats from start to finish Monday night in Becknell Gym. Except for when they were up and cheering. Scot fans got the final say. In the opener, the Scot women trailed most …

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  • Junior Lady Pioneers fall in 5A-East tournament

    PARAGOULD — The Batesville Junior Lady Pioneers basketball team played their final game here Monday. falling to the Nettleton Junior Lady Raiders 46-41 in the semifinals of the 5A-East District Tournament. Nettleton led 16-8 after the first quarter, but Batesville fought back to take a …

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  • Cave City Bass Club sets schedule

    CAVE CITY — The 2014 Cave City Bass Club schedule is ready, with the first tournament being March 15 and the season-ending Classic on Sept. 27. It features 10 regular season tournaments, plus the Classic. The schedule was finalized Monday, said Steve Moody, the club’s …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, February 25 – Sunday, March 2, 2014.

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  • MLB collision rule leaves exceptions

    NEW YORK (AP) — Rather than ban home plate collisions outright, Major League Baseball and its players adopted a rule limiting them this season. In what both sides said was a one-year experiment, the rule allows collisions if the catcher has the ball and is …

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