• Snowstorm gives MetLife Stadium dress rehearsal

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The NFL and personnel at MetLife Stadium had a Super Bowl pop quiz on snow removal less than two weeks before the title game between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks. The league and stadium officials decided to use a …

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  • Super Bowl again set for live online streaming

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl will again be streamed live online. Fox said Wednesday that it would offer free access to all users on computers and tablets through its app for the NFL championship on Feb. 2. For other playoff games this season, …

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  • Ex-Cowboy convicted of intoxication manslaughter

    DALLAS (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter Wednesday for a fiery wreck that killed his teammate and close friend, Jerry Brown. He faces up to 20 years in prison for a December 2012 wreck after a night of …

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  • BHS girls break through; boys come up short

    For Batesville High, the better finisher collected the 5A-East District basketball first. That went to the Lady Pioneers, who scored the final eight points to fend off the Wynne Lady Yellowjackets for a 41-31 victory. The Lady Yellowjackets never led, but they did close to …

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  • Batesville girls win, lose on road

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Batesville and Mountain Home junior girls split basketball games here Monday as the Batesville seventh-graders won 35-14 and the homestanding eighth-graders won 28-22. For Batesville’s winners, Taylor Griffin scored 19 points, Erin Haigwood added five assists and Jordyn Jones and Jaiden Barber …

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  • Southside falls to Newport in 4A-2 District battle

    SOUTHSIDE — The Newport Greyhounds defeated the Southside Southerners 60-48 in a 4A-2 District game here Tuesday, dropping the Southerners to 1-6 in the district and 3-12 overall. The Southerners led 13-12 and 20-18 after the first two quarter breaks, but the Greyhounds battled back …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, January 22 – Saturday, January 25, 2014.

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  • Hogs face talented big man tonight

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Coach Cuonzo Martin has no doubt that junior forward Jarnell Stokes is one of college basketball’s best big men. When you’re talking about big guys, the way he rebounds the basketball, when he’s moving and scoring the ball like that, …

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  • Federer tops Murray to cap quarterfinals of Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer rekindled his dominance over Andy Murray in Grand Slam matches and advanced to his 11th consecutive Australian Open semifinal with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3 win Wednesday. Federer clinched it on his third match point with an ace …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Baseball NEW YORK (AP) — Several angry major league players wanted Alex Rodriguez kicked out of their union after he sued it last week, but staff lawyers told them expulsion was not allowed. The players spoke Jan. 13 during a Major League Baseball Players Association …

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  • LeBron leads Heat late rally to get past Celtics

    MIAMI (AP) — Their big early lead was gone, the Miami Heat were trailing with 3 minutes remaining and the 2-time defending champions seemed very much in trouble. They didn’t let Boston score again. That’s how to snap a defensive slump. LeBron James scored 11 …

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  • All-state volleyballer signs with Lyon Scots

    HARRISBURG — After a stellar high school career, including a senior season that featured 202 kills, 126 digs and 27 aces, Harrisburg High School standout Maggie McNamara has signed a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics letter of intent to play volleyball at Lyon College, according …

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