Cavendish withdraws, Sagan disqualified

July 5, 2017 VITTEL, France (AP) — Mark Cavendish has been forced out of the Tour de France after suffering a fractured shoulder blade in a serious …

Sports Briefs

July 5, 2017 Pro basketball EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have signed first-round draft picks Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma and Josh …

Kids still playing for all the marbles

July 5, 2017 In this world of pompous athletes, overbearing coaches, money-grubbing owners and a win-at-all-costs mindset, it’s easy to become jaded. And then — in …

Bankers fall to Exterminators again

July 3, 2017 After losing twice last week in Mountain Home, the Batesville First Community Bankers still could not find a way to overcome the Hopper Environmental …

MH swimmers win SouthWind title

July 3, 2017 The Mountain Home Hurricanes dominated the SouthWind Conference swim meet Saturday at the Batesville Aquatics Center, finishing 967 points in front of their hosts, …

Julian wins feature race

July 3, 2017 LOCUST GROVE — Clay Julian led the in-state charge Friday night at the Batesville Motor Speedway. The driver from Ozark won the Southern Outlaws feature …

Sports Calendar

July 3, 2017 Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, July 4 - Saturday, July 8, 2017.

Harper homers twice as Nationals beat Cardinals

July 3, 2017 ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Washington Nationals’ two biggest stars took center stage on national television Sunday night. Bryce Harper homered twice against Carlos Martinez, …