• Nettleton golfers collect three of four top awards at season-opening event

    Nettleton took home most of the hardware from the Citizens Bank Pioneer Invitational Tournament, sweeping the individual medals and taking the team title in the girls division of the season-opening high school golf tournament on The Course at Eagle Mountain. The one that got away …

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  • Bad Boy cagers cap season in top-5 fashion

    The Arkansas Bad Boys 10th- and seventh-grade basketball teams recently posted top-5 finishes in the Primetime National Basketball Championships in Dallas. The older of the locally-based squad placed third in the Challenger Division, and the younger team finished fourth. The seventh-graders went 7-1 in the …

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  • Flowers’ return boosts Razorbacks

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Trey Flowers chose Arkansas when he was in high school because he wanted the chance to win a national championship. The Razorbacks’ defensive end chose to return for his senior season because he wasn’t ready to leave a program that had fallen …

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  • UCA’s Caruthers named preseason All-American

    CONWAY (AP) — University of Central Arkansas offensive lineman Cole Caruthers has been named a preseason first-team All-American in the Football Championship Subdivision. UCA announced Caruthers’ selection by College Sports Madness Tuesday. Caruthers is a senior tackle from Sugar Land, Texas, who was a second-team …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, August 6 – Sunday, August 10, 2014.

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  • Corcoran leaves pro shop behind for chance in PGA Championship

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Golf could do itself a favor this week by fussing less over Tiger Woods and more over Rob Corcoran. Corcoran is a 38-year-old club pro whose story is all too familiar to the 19 other members of his fraternity who earned …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro baseball MIAMI (AP) — The former clinic owner accused of selling performance-enhancing drugs to Alex Rodriguez has agreed to plead guilty in what prosecutors called a wide-ranging conspiracy to distribute steroids to both major league ballplayers and high school athletes. The charges filed Tuesday …

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  • Football Briefs

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have waived former University of Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson and agreed to terms with two players including tight end Chase Coffman. The Titans announced the moves Wednesday before practice. Wilson was signed last December, but the Titans traded …

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  • Lady Pioneer helps Missourians win softball World Series crown

    Batesville Lady Pioneer Katie DeBerry helped the SEMO Sluggers to the 14-and-under Fastpitch America Softball Association World Series championship in Branson, Missouri last week. DeBerry, who will be a sophomore at Batesville High this fall, pitched five of the victories, posting a 0.54 earned-run average, …

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  • Hogs open 2014 fall practices

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — The University of Arkansas football team has opened its 2014 fall practices with individual drills, seven-on-seven workouts and positional drills. The Razorbacks held the first of 24 scheduled fall practices on Monday. Single-day practices are scheduled through Friday with two-a-days to begin …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, August 6 – Sunday, August 10, 2014.

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  • No Manziel, no Clowney? No problem, says SEC

    The Southeastern Conference finally got knocked off the mountaintop. Now, Alabama and other aspiring national contenders are trying to begin the climb back in a league that suddenly has a fresh feel. Gone are marquee names like Jadeveon Clowney and Johnny Manziel and Heisman Trophy …

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