• Lady Southerner volleyball team dominates defending champions

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Southside Lady Southerners swept the Central Arkansas Christian Lady Mustangs 3-0 in a Class 4A-Central Conference volleyball match Tuesday night. Last season’s regular-season and tournament champions were overwhelmed by the Lady Southerners as Kaylee Crowl led with eight aces in …

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  • Cave City, Southside split in tennis season openers

    Cave City and Southside split season-opening tennis matches on the Lyon College courts Tuesday. Cavewomen dominated singles play, winning four of five 1-set matches, while collecting a 5-3 victory. Southerners did the same while edging the Cavemen 3-2. Southside swept the singles. Cave City did …

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  • T-wolf golfers win in Newport

    NEWPORT — Ethan Weaver and Tanner Vinson tied for medalist honors and led the Cedar Ridge Timberwolves to another golf victory Tuesday at the Newport Country Club. Weaver and Vinson shot 39s in the 9-hole, 3-team match. Taylor Ford added a 40, completing the T-wolves’ …

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  • Lyon soccer players collect AMC awards

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Lyon College transfer Anna Waldman made a big impact on the Scots’ soccer team in her first two weeks of the season, recording a hat trick and finishing two games with five goals and 11 points. The American Midwest Conference honored her …

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  • Coots hits $20,000 golf shot

    With Ronnie Coots’ first hole-in-one came the promise of much more. The retired Batesville High School administrator aced the par-3, 110-yard 12th hole at Greystone Country Club in Cabot last week. That hole is part of the Just One Golf gaming system that has been …

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  • Hogs target 7-straight losers, own 10-game skid

    FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema is focused on beating Nicholls State. There is nothing else he can do at this point about the Razorbacks’ school-record losing streak. Arkansas faded down the stretch of a 45-21 loss to No. 6 Auburn on Saturday, running its …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sport events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, September 2 – Sunday, September 7, 2014.

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  • Stewart must win in Richmond for chance at Sprint Cup Chase

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart has one final shot to make the Chase, and it’s not a very good one: He must win Saturday night at Richmond, where he last visited Victory Lane in 2002. He sat out three races after his sprint car …

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  • Hamels, Phillies relievers pitch no-hitter

    ATLANTA (AP) — The biggest number for Cole Hamels after six innings wasn’t the zero in the hits allowed column but the 108 pitches thrown by the Philadelphia Phillies’ starter. That was enough, even though it meant giving up a chance at reaching one of …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Tennis NEW YORK (AP) — Bothered by the heat and stifling humidity, Eugenie Bouchard felt dizzy and her vision was blurry. She tried to carry on, but it was hardly an ideal time to try to win a tennis match. The No. 7-seeded Bouchard became …

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  • Scot women blast Ozarks, improve to 2-0 in soccer

    Senior goalkeeper Stephanie Spiteri, who has started all but one game in her 3-plus years in a Lyon College Scot uniform, tied the program career win mark Friday afternoon when she turned back eight shots by University of the Ozarks in a 4-0 win at …

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  • Long-range scores highlight Pioneer scrimmage win

    MARION — Senior-to-senior, pass-and-catch combinations of Kenton Crawford-to-Justin Gallant to-Riley Caraway and to-Sam Scaggs worked for six long touchdowns, and the Batesville Pioneer defense allowed very little during a high school football scrimmage Friday night. The result was a 45-6 score in one half of …

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