• Three to be added to Cave City Hall of Fame on Friday

    CAVE CITY — An all-state basketball player from one of the Cavewomen’s best teams, a state champion in tennis and a winning basketball coach are scheduled to be inducted into the Cave City Hall of Fame during a ceremony between the Cave City-Westside Consolidated junior …

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  • Ice, road conditions nip sporting events

    All junior and senior high area basketball games and the Melbourne high bowling match were canceled Monday due to icy road conditions, and games scheduled for today are in jeopardy due to a new wave of snow and ice predicted for this afternoon. Games slated …

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  • Lyon basketball teams join fight against cancer at home games Saturday

    Lyon Sports Information The Lyon College women and men’s basketball teams have designated Saturday as their “Play 4 Kay” and “Coaches vs. Cancer” games, respectively, when they take on nationally ranked Columbia College teams in Becknell Gymnasium. The Lyon women, who are receiving votes for …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, February 4 – Wednesday, February 5, 2014.

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  • Hogs’ Qualls, Harris rejoin Razorback squad

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Arkansas junior Alandise Harris and sophomore Michael Qualls have been reinstated from their one-game suspensions and will play against Alabama. Neither Harris nor Qualls, who have combined to average nearly 21 points per game this season, traveled to LSU over the weekend …

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  • No. 1 Syracuse remains unbeaten at 22-0

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Gritty Syracuse is atop the national rankings after playing second fiddle to Arizona for two months, and the Orange’s perfect season is intact after another single-digit victory. Syracuse (22-0, 9-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) beat Notre Dame 61-55 on Monday night, its …

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  • Super Bowl draws most viewers

    NEW YORK — For the fourth time in five years, the Super Bowl has set a record for the most-watched television event in U.S. history, drawing 111.5 million viewers even though the Seattle Seahawks’ 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos wasn’t really competitive. The ratings …

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  • Anita DeFrantz’ Olympic dreams finally come true after 34 years

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — To say Anita DeFrantz has waited 34 years for this moment would not be an exaggeration. The American rower missed out on the 1980 Moscow Olympics because of the U.S. boycott. She led a passionate — though fruitless — campaign against …

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  • Tech cagers sweep BHS

    PARAGOULD — The Greene County Tech Lady Eagles fended off the Batesville Lady Pioneers in the second half and the Eagles broke away from the Pioneers in the second half for a 5A-East District high school basketball sweep here Friday night. The Lady Eagles held …

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  • Southside bowlers win twice

    The Southside boys and girls high school bowling teams swept Flippin at Hollywood Bowl on Friday, winning 7-6 and 7-3. The Southerners won 532-468, 484-435, 401-396 and 441-354 in singles, and Flippin won 168-167 and 133-106 in Baker’s  team games. Tyler Whitson led the Southerners …

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  • Scot women keep winning; men’s streak snapped at 6

    PARKVILLE, Mo. — Trailing Park by three points at halftime, the Lyon College women’s basketball team exploded in the final 20 minutes, hitting 70 percent of its shots from the field as the Scots outscored the Pirates 45-30 for a convincing 76-64 victory Saturday afternoon. …

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  • Oklahoma diamondmen win 2 of 3 against Scots

    BARTLESVILLE, Okla. — Lyon College junior shortstop Griffin Glaude hit his second and third doubles of the season and senior pitcher Ben Neyen worked a complete-game 6-hitter on Saturday as the Scots avoided a baseball sweep with a 4-3 victory in the opener of doubleheader …

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