• Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, January 31 – February 1, 2014.

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  • Scot baseball team targets return trip to national tourney

    After a season in which it raced to a 42-16 (.724) record and a second-place finish in their first season in the American Midwest Conference, the Lyon College baseball team is looking to do no less than reload in 2014. Lyon is scheduled to open …

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  • S-side sweeps bowling matches

    HORSESHOE BEND — The Southside High School bowling teams swept Izard County Wednesday at Horseshoe Bend Lanes as Tyler Hurst and Skyla Tosh led. The Southerners won 12-1 as Hurst recorded a 2-game total of 370, including a high game of 189. Kenzee Matthews added …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, January 30 – Saturday, February 1, 2014.

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  • Winter storm chills sports in Deep South

    ATLANTA (AP) — The winter storm that swept through the Southeast left plans for many games in a deep freeze. Even the NBA couldn’t overcome the ice and snow which covered Atlanta and the Deep South. The Detroit Pistons’ game against the Atlanta Hawks set …

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  • Maurice completes Petty clan in NASCAR Hall

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Jarrett had no idea what crazy things Blake Shelton might say as the country music star inducted him into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. “It could have gone in a lot of different directions,” Jarrett said of Shelton’s induction speech. …

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  • Durant scores over 30 in 12th straight game

    MIAMI (AP) — Down by 18 points midway through the opening quarter, Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder looked well on their way to witnessing a rout. That’s exactly what happened. And they enjoyed every moment. Durant remained sizzling with 33 points, Serge Ibaka …

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  • Membership limited in ‘Legion of Boom’

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — They don’t have a secret handshake, decoder rings or their own clubhouse. But even Groucho Marx, who refused to join any club that would have him, would have loved to get into the “Legion of Boom.” It’s not just the …

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  • Lynch remains in ‘beast mode’ with media

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Beast Mode was Least Mode again. Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch abruptly ended his media availability — again — walking away from a throng of reporters while escorted by a member of the New Jersey State Police after about …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football NEW YORK (AP) — Laughter and shrieks echoed through Times Square as bundled-up football fans slid down a gleaming toboggan run, the centerpiece of a Super Bowl-themed outdoor street fair that has invaded the city’s busiest thoroughfare. Sun glinted off the toboggan run, …

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  • Mustangs run away from Pioneers

    The margins were different, but the games and the winners in Pioneer Gym Tuesday night looked similar. The Batesville Lady Pioneers led all but two or three minutes of the first three quarters, but the Forrest City Lady Mustangs eventually broke away for a 59-46, …

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  • ’Katz take down district-leading Tigers

    MELBOURNE — The Melbourne Bearkatz took down the favored Valley Springs Tigers 67-61 in overtime here Tuesday in a 3A 1-East District game. The Bearkatz entered the game with 4-5 district record and the Tigers were undefeated in the district at 7-0 and 20-2 overall. …

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