• Rain hits ‘Sports calendar’ again

    Rain cut into another day of area high school baseball and softball as only one Guard-circulation area team was able to complete a game, and a Southside soccer game was washed out. Games rescheduled for today include Brookland-at-Midland (Pleasant Plains), Highland-at-Melbourne and Newport-at-Southside baseball games, …

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  • Southside Junior High teams finish 5th in district track meet

    HEBER SPRINGS — Two Southside Junior Southerners won championships at the 4A-2 District Track and Field Meet here Wednesday, and both Southside teams finished fifth. The district titles went to Chris Lowery in the pole vault, and Matt Reves in the discus. The Junior Southerners …

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  • Citizens Bank announces deadline to enter senior 2-man golf scramble

    Today is the deadline to enter the Citizens Bank 18-hole 2-man Scramble Tournament, which is set for May 2 at the Municipal Golf Course. Proceeds from the event go to the high school golf teams at Batesville, Southside and Cedar Ridge. The minimum age for …

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  • Players cast ballot for union today

    EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern football players cast secret ballots today in an on-campus hall adjacent to their home stadium on whether to form the nation’s first union for college athletes. Just don’t expect results any time soon. After the vote, the ballot boxes will …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, April 25 – Saturday, April 26, 2014.

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  • Pro Football Briefs

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL will discuss expanded playoffs at the owners’ meetings next month in Atlanta. Commissioner Roger Goodell told a gathering of Associated Press Sports Editors on Thursday that a vote is uncertain on the proposal to add two teams to the …

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  • 6 area cagers named to All-Star teams

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Rosters for the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star basketball teams were announced Wednesday and it included three athletes from two state championship teams in the Guard-circulation area, along with three other area standouts. Spencer Reaves and Cole Crabtree of Cedar …

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  • Cedar Ridge hosting benefit 5K for football team

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School District will host the “Football Frenzy 5K” run/walk Friday, according to a news release from the school. The race is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. at the Newark Elementary cafeteria. Entry fees are $10 for students and $15 …

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  • Lyon signs softball, volleyball players

    Lyon College coaches recently announced the signing of three softball players and one volleyball player. The softball signees are Emily Hamilton, a senior at Paragould High School, Kristen Blagg, a senior at Rivercrest High, and Molly Kubesh, a senior at Ralston Valley High in Golden, …

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  • BHS ballgames moved to Searcy

    Due to transportation problems at Searcy, Batesville High School’s home baseball game set for Friday afternoon will now be played in Searcy, Pioneer Coach Mark Rush announced this morning. The non-conference varsity game is to begin at 4. A junior varsity game will follow. Rush …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, April 24, 2014.

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  • Road teams off to flying start in NBA playoffs

    MIAMI — Here’s the list of teams that had home-court advantage entering the opening round of these NBA playoffs: Indiana, Miami, Toronto, Chicago, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Houston and the Los Angeles Clippers. Here’s the list of teams that still held that advantage after Wednesday …

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