• Locust Grove silenced again by wet forecast

    LOCUST GROVE — Rain continues to hamper racing at the Batesville Motor Speedway as another event has been postponed due to wet conditions for the fourth straight week. The 3-day National Recovery Specialist Street Stock Special slated to begin Thursday, and the conclusion of the …

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  • BHS-Pocahontas reset for tonight

    The Batesville Pioneers are now scheduled to begin their season tonight. After the first four doubleheaders of the summer high school season were washed out by rain and field conditions, one of those doubleheaders was rescheduled for today with a change in venue. The first …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, June 11 – Thursday, June 12, 2014.

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  • Leonard, San Antonio teammates shoot down Heat

    MIAMI (AP) — The last time Kawhi Leonard scored this many points in a real basketball game, he was starring at Martin Luther King High School in Riverside, California. Never in college. Never in the NBA, either. Until Tuesday night, that is. And on the …

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  • Omaha lineup reflects growing parity in college baseball

    OMAHA, Neb. — The array of teams set for the College World Series beginning this week could leave the impression that college baseball has become an equal-opportunity sport. Whether it has evolved or devolved is a matter of opinion. “I played in Omaha in 1960 …

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  • Wainwright, Cards shut out Rays 1-0

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay’s Jake Odorizzi had no room for error in what may have been the best start of his career. Matt Holiday hit his changeup for a home run in the sixth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Tampa …

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  • Cy Young winner Bob Welch dies at 57

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Bob Welch, the 1990 AL Cy Young Award winner with the Oakland Athletics and the last major leaguer to win at least 25 games in a season, has died. He was 57. Welch died late Monday night at his Southern California …

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  • Headfirst slide risky proposition in MLB

    Even Pete Rose, the man who made the headfirst slide fashionable, says there’s a time and place to be prudent. As in, no need to get your nose bashed in at home plate. “You don’t want to slide headfirst into shin guards,” said Rose, who …

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  • Lady Pioneer added to All-Star roster

    Another Guard-circulation area athlete will get to play in one more high school sporting event. That was revealed Monday when the Arkansas Activities Association announced that Batesville’s Maddie Mead was added to the East girls soccer roster for the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star …

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  • Results announced for Chamber Golf Classic

    The team of Michael Johnson-Jed Porter-Tommy Ford-Taylor Ford shot a 10-under-par 26 over nine holes to win the storm-shortened Chamber Golf Classic at The Course at Eagle Mountain on Friday. Twenty-seven teams and over 100 players participated in the ninth version of the a 4-person …

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  • BHS baseball opener nixed again

    The Batesville Pioneer summer league baseball team will have to wait until at least Thursday to open its season. Because of wet conditions and a forecast calling for more rain this afternoon, this evening’s scheduled home doubleheader with the Pocahontas Redskins at the North Complex …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, June 12 – Friday, June 13, 2014.

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