• Cavewomen rout Lady Warriors

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Cavewomen improved to 7-3 in 4A-3 District basketball here Monday after routing the Westside Consolidated Lady Warriors 48-16. The 20-4 Cavewomen led 11-5, 20-12 and 37-14 at the quarter breaks as Jamie Holley scored 12 points and grabbed eight …

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  • Batesville, Forrest City juniors split 5A-East big-number wins

    A home team and a visitor won big in 5A-East District junior high basketball games Monday night in Pioneer Gymnasium. The Batesville Junior Lady Pioneers jumped out to a 14-2 first-quarter lead en route to a 38-8 win. The Forrest City Junior Mustangs broke open …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Forrest City Lady Mustangs (1-4, 5A-East District; 6-10, overall) vs. Batesville Lady Pioneers (1-4, 3-14) at Pioneer Gym, 6 p.m. A Ja`Brisha Hawkins, a junior point guard, leads the Lady Mustangs in scoring with 12 points per game in district play. JaKayla Burke, a 5-9 …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, January 28 – Friday, January 31, 2014.

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  • Razorback diamondmen trying to get healthy for Feb. 14 start

    FAYETTEVILLE — They say “2 out 3 ain’t bad,” but it is when the three are tri-captains and two are hurting. Senior catcher Jake Wise had Tommy John arm surgery, from which he has about fully recovered, but then he had surgery for a hernia. …

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  • 5 things to know from Monday’s Super Bowl scene

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks are all settled in for Super Bowl week. Next up: media day. And who knows what will be heard — or seen — on Tuesday at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. After two days …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Former Houston Texans Head Coach Gary Kubiak was hired as the Baltimore Ravens’ new offensive coordinator. The 52-year-old Kubiak replaces Jim Caldwell, who left to become coach of the Detroit Lions. ——— PHILADELPHIA — The family of the late …

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  • Raiders battle by Pioneers to cap sweep

    The Batesville Pioneers are still looking for their first 5A-East District basketball victory, but they got a glimpse of one Friday night in Pioneer Gym before losing 57-48 to the Nettleton Raiders. The Pioneers led about half of the first half, trailed by two points …

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  • Junior Lady Pioneers defend tourney title

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Batesville Junior Lady Pioneers defended a tournament championship Saturday, defeating the home team while doing it. Led by Hannah Qualls’ 12 points, eight rebounds and three assists, the Junior Lady Pioneers defeated the Mountain Home Junior Lady Bombers 45-38 in the …

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  • Lady Southerners win in Pine Bluff

    PINE BLUFF — McKenzie King led with 23 points and seven rebounds as the Southside Lady Southerners downed the Dollarway Lady Cardinals 44-33 and improved to to 4-4 in the 4A-2 District and 10-10 overall. Kaitlyn Gramling added 13 points, 12 rebounds and four assists …

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  • Scots win 5th in row

    The Lyon College women’s basketball team continued their winning ways Saturday at Becknell Gymnasium, pounding the winless Stephens Stars 97-43 in a lopsided American Midwest Conference victory. The Scots have won five straight, improved to 8-2 in the AMC and 12-6 overall, and have a …

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  • Williams’ first half lifts Hogs

    FAYETTEVILLE — It speaks volumes for Jacorey Williams what Arkansas’ sophomore reserve forward did against Auburn in Saturday’s first half. Perhaps it speaks even bigger for Williams what he didn’t do in Saturday’s second half. After energizing Arkansas with six points, four rebounds, a blocked …

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