• Lady ’Katz win district tourney

    HARRISON — The Melbourne Lady Bearkatz defeated the Flippin Lady Bobcats 11-1 Monday to win the 3A 1-East District Tournament. The 3A 1-East regular-season champs were led by Haley Brokaw. The sophomore right-hander struck out nine, allowed just two hits and walked nine. The Lady …

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  • Cedar Ridge, Hillcrest score in state track

    Hillcrest and Cedar Ridge high school track teams competed in the 1A and 2A state meets Monday in Green Forest and Gurdon, respectively, and both teams collecting points in one event. Cedar Ridge’s Cole Crabtree finished second in the 400-meter dash with a time of …

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  • Pioneer offense pulls it together for league win

    The Batesville Pioneers outshot and outscored the Wynne Yellowjackets in the second half Friday night in Pioneer Stadium, and that’s how they leveled their 5A-East Conference high school soccer record. After a scoreless first half in which they were outshot, the Pioneers increased their scoring …

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  • Tigers KO Bearkatz

    HARRISON — The Valley Springs Tigers, regular-season champions in the 3A 1-East District, defeated the Melbourne Bearkatz 10-3 in the district tournament semifinals on Monday. Billy Cooper, the losing pitcher, hit a 3-run home run. The Bearkatz fell to 7-11. They are scheduled to play …

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  • Cave City banquet set for Thursday

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City High School Athletic Banquet is scheduled for Thursday night at 6 in the high school cafeteria, according to a news release from Athletic Director Russell Fowler. Parents are asked to bring a dessert to go along with the dinner …

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  • Cave City, Batesville runners win 5K titles

    NEWARK — Kendall Townsley and Lauren Stott won the Football Frenzy 5K championships Saturday. Townsley, a 13-year-old seventh-grader at Cave City Junior High, broke the tape in a time of 20 minutes, 52.15 seconds. Stott, 26, of Batesville, crossed the finish line first among the …

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  • Ian Kinsler Classic NIT

    Here are all the scores from the youth baseball tournament games played at Batesville, Lyon College and Southside High School facilities over the weekend: l7-and-under Open Pool play scores: Bad Boy Bulldawgs 10, Bombers 2 Arkansas Copperheads 15, Mountain Home Sharks 0 Bad Boy Bulldawgs …

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  • Moyer Jr. wins

    Batesville’s Billy Moyer Jr. won back-to-back feature races and collected $12,000 for his effort last weekend in the Comp Cams Super Dirt Series. Friday at the Camden Speedway in Tennessee, Moyer started from the pole position in the 35-lap $2,000-to-win feature, leading from start to …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, May 6 – Saturday, May 10, 2014.

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  • Sports Briefs

    Horse racing LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Even Hollywood couldn’t have made this up. California Chrome made it look easy on Saturday, pulling away down the stretch to win the Kentucky Derby by 1¾ lengths. In a sport dominated by wealthy owners and regally bred horses …

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  • Name corrected

    A team name was incorrect in the listing of championship scores for the Ian Kinsler Classic NIT in Monday’s Guard. The Citizens Bank Bad Boys, the only Batesville youth baseball team to reach a championship game, finished second in the 8-and-under Open division.     …

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  • Johnson, McRee win Ozark Nationals at BMS

    LOCUST GROVE — Ronnie Johnson and Justin McRee won the $2,500-to-win NeSmith Late Model Touring Series Ozark Nationals this weekend at the Batesville Motor Speedway as Johnson picked up his 18th tour win and McRee his 10th. With the win, Johnson moves into third place …

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