• Star veterans defy father time in NFL

    NEW YORK (AP) — There’s something stunning happening on Michael Vick’s head. You can’t see them from far away, but up close, tiny gray hairs are starting to emerge as color-sapped reminders that the New York Jets quarterback is no longer the speedy youngster fresh …

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  • Brown’s Hoyer slated to open season

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Brian Hoyer will open the season as Cleveland’s starting quarterback, barely hanging on to his job by holding off hotshot rookie Johnny Manziel. Browns Coach Mike Pettine picked Hoyer over Manziel to start the Sept. 7 at Pittsburgh. It’s Hoyer’s job …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro hockey UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A “substantial” minority interest in the New York Islanders was sold, pending approval by the NHL board of governors, with a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor to become full owners in two years. The hockey team …

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  • Lyon women’s soccer team eyes history-making season

    After posting a tie for the second-most victories in the 11-year history of the women’s soccer program last fall, the Lyon College Scots are looking to make history in the American Midwest Conference and earn a berth in the NAIA National Tournament. The Scots are …

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  • Lady Pioneer volleyballer signs with Lyon

    The Lyon College volleyball roster recently grew to 18 players when Amy Everett, a leader on the Batesville Lady Pioneer state tournament finalist team, signed with the Scots, announced Lyon Coach Ray Green. “Amy is a fantastic addition to our program,” Green said of the …

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  • 2013 BHS assistant moves up in softball

    Batesville High called on a new assistant to continue a recent success story. Ashley Ray, who was hired as an assistant to the softball and the head junior high volleyball coach last year, was approved by the school board Monday night to take the reins …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, August 19 – Saturday, August 23, 2014.

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  • Auburn backup QB predicts Heisman for Marshall

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn’s backup quarterback predicts Nick Marshall will win the Heisman Trophy this season. Jeremy Johnson expresses much less certainty over who will start the opening game since Marshall is expected to begin the season on the bench as punishment. “He led …

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  • Stewart continues on emotional roller coaster

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There are hundreds of guidebooks on how to handle grief, how to navigate the emotional suffering that follows a significant loss. None of those studies offer a clean timetable on when the roller coaster of emotion will come to a stop. So …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Johnny Manziel struggled to hit open receivers and added another gesture to his repertoire — a middle finger apparently aimed at the opponents’ bench — in the Cleveland Browns’ 24-23 loss to the Washington Redskins on Monday night. Neither …

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  • Timberwolf golfers roll to another win

    The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves high school golf team took a 20-stroke victory over their nearest competition Friday at the White River Water Carnival Tournament on the Batesville Municipal Golf Course. Led by senior Ethan Weaver and sophomore Tanner Vinson, who both shot 7-over-par 79s, the …

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  • Marshall caps Hog scrimmage with 54-yard TD run

    FAYETTEVILLE — On his 20th birthday, University of Arkansas sophomore running back Korliss Marshall of Osceola not only took the cake but took first-team time away from backup quarterback Austin Allen by closing the Razorback scrimmage Saturday with an electrifying, 54-yard touchdown run. His untouched …

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